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Home Depot is hiring 80,000 employees for its spring season. As the housing market picks up, other industry sectors — like gardening, construction and furniture — move upward, too. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Banks in Cyprus reopened to customers for the first time in nearly two weeks Thursday, albeit with strict restrictions. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

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Syrian refugees are pictured at Kilis refugee camp in Gaziantep, Turkey, on Nov. 1. An estimated 150,000 Syrians are reported to be living in the Turkish border town. Maurizio Gambarini/DPA/Landov hide caption

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The Amazon Kindle e-reader could see greater integration with Goodreads, following Thursday's announcement that the online retail giant was buying the the social book-recommendation site. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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