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In other news, stocks rose on a Commerce Department report that orders for durable goods increased in February and news that new homes sales rose 4.5 percent.
Three days of six-party talks in Beijing over the verification of North Korea's nuclear development program stalled Wednesday, top U.S. negotiator Christopher Hill said.
North Korea demolished the cooling tower at its plutonium-producing reactor Friday, blasting apart the cylindrical structure in Yongbyon as a sign of its commitment to stop making plutonium for atomic bombs.
North Korea handed over a long-awaited accounting of its nuclear work to Chinese officials Thursday, fulfilling a key step in the denuclearization process.
U.S. experts began the process of disabling North Korea's main nuclear facility on Monday, the State Department said.
Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill made his first trip to North Korea Thursday ahead of six-nation talks next month dealing with nuclear disarmament, made possible now that key sticking points have been resolved.
North Korea agreed Tuesday to restart six-nation negotiations over its nuclear program nearly a year after it called off the talks and conducted an underground test of a nuclear weapon, according to a U.S. official.
The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday considered whether to impose sanctions on North Korea for test-firing at least seven missiles, including a long-range one that malfunctioned. U.S. envoy Christopher Hill outlines the American response to the test.
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