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Buick ads are no joke: Regal gets double takes

This undated photo provided by General Motors shows the 2014 Buick Regal GS. (AP Photo/GM)

The television ads where neighbors, friends and family can’t identify a new car as a Buick are true to life.

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First lady announcing one-stop job site for vets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.

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Stock futures little changed ahead of open

Trader Gregory Rowe, left, and specialist Frank Masiello work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The stock market slipped Wednesday after rallying for six straight days as investors worked through another round of quarterly earnings reports from U.S. companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market slipped Wednesday after rallying for six straight days as investors worked through another round of quarterly earnings reports from U.S. companies. Intuitive Surgical was among those reporting disappointed results. A worse-than-expected report on the housing market also weighed on the broader market.

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Q&A: A French economist’s grim view of wealth gap

This undated photo provided by Harvard Press shows French economist Thomas Piketty. In his new book, Piketty, who helped popularize the notion of a privileged 1 percent, sounds a grim warning: The U.S. economy is beginning to decay into the aristocratic Europe of the 19th century. (AP Photo/Harvard Press, Emmanuelle Marchadour)

NEW YORK (AP) — If you’d like to live in Downton Abbey, the good news is that our economy has entered a second Gilded Age of opulence and elegance.

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A’s reject 10-year Coliseum lease offer

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland A’s have rejected a deal to play at its ballpark for the foreseeable future, saying the 10-year lease extension offer doesn’t meet all their requirements.

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