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IPhone and iPad maker Apple is already the world's largest listed company. The California tech giant will be added to the elite blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average on March 19, replacing venerable telecom company AT&T, S&P Dow Jones Indices announced Friday. With a market capitalization of $730 billion, more than $300 billion above number-two company Google and four times that of AT&T, Apple was a natural fit for the 30-member Dow, S&P Dow Jones Indices said. They said Apple would ensure adequate representation for the information-technology sector on the Dow, which for decades served as a guideline for conservative, value-focused investors and an indicator of the health of US industry.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A police officer who went to a video game store to buy a present for his son ended up in a fierce gun battle with two would-be robbers, fighting to the end of his life to protect patrons and employees, a police captain said Friday.
Reggie Wayne, a 14-year NFL veteran wide receiver who helped Indianapolis win the 2007 Super Bowl, will not be re-signed by the Colts, the team announced Friday. Wayne is the all-time Colts leader with 211 regular-season games played and ranks second in club history with 1,070 catches for 14,345 yards and 80 touchdowns. "Reggie is one of the greatest men to ever wear the horseshoe," Colts owner Jim Irsay said.