Discovery of 10-million-year-old fossil whale bones in Maryland led to lawsuit over ownership and property rights

Discovery of 10-million-year-old fossil whale bones in Maryland led to lawsuit over ownership and property rights Parties to a suit have said that the discovery of 10-million-year-old fossil whale bones in a Maryland cliff has led to a lawsuit over ownership and property rights.

Crude oil prices pushed to higher levels by gains in equity market

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After the Labor Department on Friday said that 162,000 jobs were added to the economy in March, U. S. futures pointed higher Monday. The Nikkei 225 index in Japan reached an 18-month high with its third consecutive close in the black.

For not reporting problems with heart defibrillators, Guidant pleads guilty; will pay $296M fine

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U.S. government to pursue a $16.38 million fine against Toyota, the largest civil penalty ever levied

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U.S. markets end Monday on the positive side

U.S. markets end Monday on the positive side After the Institute for Supply Management said non-manufacturing business activity expanded in March U. S. markets closed higher Monday.

It was reported that the pace of growth in the service sector accelerated slightly with the Purchasing Managers Index up 2.4 percentage points to 55.4. Investors were also encouraged by Friday's Labor Department report that said
162,000 jobs were added to the economy last month.

Blood donations ban on gay men in for a review

Blood donations ban on gay men in for a reviewIt's reviewing whether to repeal its lifetime ban on donations from gay men, the U. S. agency that regulates the nation's blood supply says.

A recent Food and Drug Administration statement said, "We are considering the possibility of pursuing alternative strategies that maintain blood safety."

Since 1977, the ban excludes blood donations by men who have had sex with another man, even one time.

The AIDS virus, HIV, can be spread through blood transfusions and gay men were considered more likely to be HIV-infected than the general population.

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