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Mentoring groups help minority companies accelerate growth, create jobs in local communities
Mel Gravely says his construction company might not exist today if he didn't have mentors to guide i... [continue]

Upstate New York pizza man attacked, shoots would-be robber
Police in Buffalo say a masked robber is in the hospital after a pizza delivery man shot at a gang o... [continue]

2 more victim bodies raise death toll in Washington mudslide to 39; and 7 listed as missing
The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 39. World News
Responding to extremist threat in Somalia, UN deploys Ugandan guard unit in capital
Ugandan officials say about 400 troops will be deployed in Somalia on Thursday under a new United Na... [continue]

Venezuelan crisis talks make progress on truth commission
Negotiators from Venezuela's government and the opposition agreed to broaden membership in a truth c... [continue]

South Korean ferry disaster
South Korean officials said Wednesday that nearly 300 people were still missing several hours after ... [continue]

AP names Michelle Faul as chief of bureau for Nigeria
The Associated Press has named Michelle Faul, who has covered the major stories of Africa over the p... [continue]

Video shows bold outdoor Al Qaeda meeting
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Business News
Entrepreneurs Seeking a Place to Start a Business Find a Surprising Answer: Detroit
An urban area filled with empty buildings and an underused labor force offers some powerful advantag... [continue]

DealBook: Bank of America Swings to Quarterly Loss on Legal Costs
Bank of America reported a first-quarter loss of $276 million on Wednesday, as litigation costs incr... [continue]

DealBook: Lacking Revival Plan, Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Likely to Be Liquidated
In a statement, Mt. Gox said there were no prospects to restart its business and that it would most ... [continue]

Wall Street Is Lifted by Yahoo Shares and China Growth
The markets were higher after encouraging reports of China?s economic growth.