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Teen Stowaway Entered Airport More than Six Hours Before Plane’s Departure

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- More information is coming out about the teenager who hid inside a wheel well on a flight from San Jose, California to Hawaii on Easter. A homeland security official said that an airport security camera captured the boy jumping a perimeter fence at the airport just after 1 a.m., more than six…

Gun Bill Signing Today

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Ellijay, GA) -- Georgia's newest law lets people take guns to church. Governor Nathan Deal will a sign the sweeping bill today. It allows Georgians to carry guns in public places including churches, bars, libraries, and sports facilities. House Speaker David Ralston says many in the legislature felt church-goers should have a right to take…

Justin Bieber Apologizes For War Shrine Photo

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Justin Bieber is apologizing for posting a photo of a Japanese war shrine on Instagram. The pop star says he was in Japan and "saw a beautiful shrine" and misunderstood, thinking it was a place of prayer. However, China and South Korea view the Yasukuni shrine as a symbol of Japan's lack of…

Mortgage Applications Down Three Percent Last Week

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Mortgage applications are down across the U.S, while the average rate for a 30-year mortgage is up slightly. The weekly Mortgage Bankers Association report shows new applications for both mortgages and refinancing dropped three-point-three percent last week. Meanwhile, the average interest rate for 30-year fixed mortgages edged up to four-point-four-nine percent, slightly higher…

U.S. Workers Have Trust Issues With Employers, Study Says

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Undated) -- There's not a lot of trust between U.S. workers and their employers, according to a new study being released this week. The American Psychological Association survey about work and well-being finds just over 50 percent of workers say their employer is open and upfront with them. One third say their employer is not…