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Wall Street lower for second day; healthcare is sole gainer

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks were lower on Wednesday, with indexes on track for a second straight day of declines after a recent rally, with healthcare stocks the only bright spot after a U.S. Supreme Court hearing.

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Euro zone rebuffs Spanish talk of new Greek bailout

BARCELONA/BRUSSELS - Germany and the European Commission slapped down talk of a third financial rescue for Greece as premature, after Spain once again suggested on Wednesday that a new aid package for Athens was almost inevitable.

Germany, Greece, Spain 12:14pm EST

U.S. mortgage applications rise in latest week: MBA

NEW YORK - Applications for U.S. home mortgages edged up last week as interest rates dipped, an industry group said on Wednesday.

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Target to cut thousands of jobs as seeks to cut costs by $2 billion

(The corrected version of the story fixes reference to Canada loss to $5.4 billion from $5.4 million in paragraph nine)

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Oil down as US supply jumps; Saudi remarks keep prices off lows

NEW YORK - Oil prices fell on Wednesday after U.S. crude stock builds were more than twice levels forecast, although prices held off recent lows after Saudi Arabia's oil minister said he expected prices to recover soon from the selloff of recent months.

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From prime rib to chips and dip: Lean times at mining's annual conference

TORONTO - When the world's miners head for Toronto each year to attend their industry's annual conference, they arrive with certain expectations. They're accustomed to finding oyster bars, rowdy parties, open bars with high-end liquor and elegant hotel suites. | Video

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