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Rain, snow to challenge eastern holiday travelers

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Some Thanksgiving travelers along the East Coast were heading out early because of a forecast calling for a nor'easter that will bring rain and snow.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Crete

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Ships from Greece rushed to help after a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants floundered for hours Tuesday in gale-force winds and high waves in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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No charges in Ferguson case; chaos fills streets

 

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.

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New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating a tub of popcorn at the movie theater.

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US economy grew at 3.9 percent rate in 3rd quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.9 percent annual rate in the July-September period, even faster than first reported, giving the country its strongest six months of growth in more than a decade.

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Storm may snarl trip for Thanksgiving travelers

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A nor'easter was expected to develop along the East Coast just as millions of travelers head to their Thanksgiving destinations, bringing mostly rain close to the coast, but heavier snow further inland. The exact track and severity of the storm had meteorologists on alert.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Hagel resignation comes at messy moment for US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the prospect of deeper budget cuts ahead.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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