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No Fed rate hike likely yet as it monitors global pressures

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not long ago, it seemed a sure bet: The Federal Reserve would raise interest rates by year's end. Fed Chair Janet Yellen herself said she expected it.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015

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NY top prosecutor to Internet providers: Prove speed claims

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general has asked three major Internet providers to validate claims that customers are getting the access speed promised, especially for premium services.

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Family stunts disabled daughter's growth to expand her world

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Whether Charley Hooper has any concept of the space she occupies in the world is an enigma.

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Woman faces 2nd-degree murder charges in Oklahoma crash

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A 25-year-old woman accused in the deaths of four people at the Oklahoma State homecoming parade is scheduled to appear in court Monday, after witnesses said she drove her car into spectators with such force that she sent bodies flying into the air.

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Afghan earthquake rocks Asia, dozens dead

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan shook buildings from Kabul to Delhi, cut power and communications in some areas and caused 46 deaths, mainly in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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Valeant board forms committee to look into Philidor ties

Valeant Pharmaceuticals is forming a committee to delve into the drug company's relationship with the specialty pharmacy Philidor, which was the target of a scathing research report last week.

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Canadian officials: Whale vessel sinks; 5 dead, 21 rescued

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Five people died after a whale watching boat with 27 people on board sank off Vancouver Island, and one person remained missing, Canadian authorities said.

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Nuclear plants dip into dismantling funds to pay for waste

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — With a federal promise to take highly radioactive spent fuel from nuclear plants still unfulfilled, closed reactors are dipping into funds set aside for their eventual dismantling to build waste storage on-site, raising questions about whether there will be enough money when the time comes.

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