The job market showed resilience in February as hiring picked up despite harsh winter weather, bolstering hopes the U.S. economy will break out of its recent slump as the spring arrives.
... Stocks. * U.S. job growth an upbeat sign for weather-beaten economy. * Nasdaq up for fifth consecutive week. * Putin rebuffs Obama as Ukraine crisis escalates.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Environmental groups are planning a protest in Philadelphia against the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. The protest is planned for Monday at 12:30 p.m.
A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing is missing, and a search-and-rescue operation has been launched.