Wall St. falls from records, led by technology stocks

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks finished down on Tuesday, a day after the S&P and Dow hit records, and the Nasdaq retreated with technology stocks.

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Top U.S. regulators request more time in MetLife lawsuit

WASHINGTON - U.S. regulators on Tuesday asked for more time to react to a complaint by MetLife over their decision to subject the insurer to tougher oversight, and requested a judgment in the lawsuit early next year.

Oil up as Netanyahu blasts Iran, Libya forces strike terminals

NEW YORK - Oil rebounded on Tuesday as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Obama administration against accepting a weak nuclear deal with Iran, while rival Libyan forces targeted oil terminals in the African nation.

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Target to cut thousands of jobs, eyes $2 billion in cost cuts

- U.S. retailer Target Corp on Tuesday said it planned to cut several thousand jobs, mainly from headquarters locations, as part of a restructuring that will cut $2 billion in costs over two years.

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Best Buy announces first buyback since 2012; profit jumps

- Best Buy Co Inc , the largest U.S. consumer electronics chain, on Tuesday reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on a strong holiday season and said it would buy back stock for the first time since 2012. | Video

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Sluggish February U.S. car sales blamed on blustery weather

DETROIT - For the second year in a row, ferocious winter weather slowed U.S. vehicle sales in February, causing the major automakers to miss analysts' bullish projections. | Video

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