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No arrest warrant being issued for Texas' Perry

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge has decided not to issue an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, meaning the Republican can continue traveling the country and gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run despite being indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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UN urges exit screening for Ebola at some airports

GENEVA (AP) — Ebola-affected countries should immediately begin exit screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings, the U.N. health agency said on Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Kurdish military says it controls Iraq's Mosul Dam

BAGHDAD (AP) — A spokesman for the Kurdish military says its peshmerga forces are now in full control of the Mosul Dam and its vicinity, successfully wresting back control from Islamic State group militants.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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US stocks gain; Dollar General jumps after bid

NEW YORK (AP) — Corporate deal news gave the US stock market a lift on Monday as a bidding battle erupted for a discount retailer. Dollar General jumped after it made a bid for a rival discount retailer Family Dollar. Airlines were among the big gainers as the price of oil slumped.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Bourbon production reaches high point since '70s

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In a business where patience is part of the process, Kentucky bourbon makers are making a big bet by stashing away their largest stockpiles in more than a generation.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes itself as kids learn math.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Groups claim insurance discrimination in new forms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Missouri governor sends National Guard to Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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