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US stock futures rise as earnings reports roll in

A sign for Wall Street is shown in this March 8, 2010 file photo near the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday, July 23, 2014, bolstered by solid U.S. earnings and home sales as tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine eased. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market eked out a record high Wednesday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies.

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US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

In this Tuesday, July 8, 2014 photo, Mark Ahlemann, center, passes out papers to participants during a during a breakfast networking session hosted by Gray Hair Management at a restaurant in Elk Grove Village, Ill. By continuing to draw a paycheck, older workers pay taxes and that ought to reduce the budgetary pressures on younger generations, Gary Burtless, a senior economics fellow at the Brookings Institution, concluded in a 2013 paper. But in a sluggish recovery where job gains have not kept pace with population growth, the persistence of older workers has actually hurt younger generations  (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.

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Austria: Israeli club’s match disrupted by protest

VIENNA (AP) — A football match in Austria between Israeli team Maccabi Haifa and French side Lille OSC has been disrupted by pro-Palestinian protesters.

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Mid-America Christian announces new player

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Mid-America Christian University Evangels golf program has added Kade Rodgers for the upcoming season.

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Former Arkansas standout atop Rolex Rankings

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former University of Arkansas standout Stacy Lewis is in the top spot in the Rolex Rankings and holds the top spot in the women’s Olympic Golf Rankings released this week.

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