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Colon cancer screening said to help after age 75

WASHINGTON (AP) — How old is too old for a colonoscopy? A surprising number of people older than 75 haven't ever been screened for colon cancer — and researchers reported Monday that it's not too late for them to get caught up.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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Power plant plan further clouds coal's future

 

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — President Barack Obama's ambitious plan to reduce the gases blamed for global warming from the nation's power plants gives many coal-dependent states more lenient restrictions and won't necessarily be the primary reason coal-fired power plants will be retired.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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Obama asks for $1B to boost US military in Europe

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — President Barack Obama called on Congress Tuesday to back a $1 billion effort to boost the U.S. military presence across Europe, as he sought to ease anxiety among NATO allies who are wary of Russia's threatening moves in Ukraine.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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Black boxes found from Philly paper owner's jet

BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — The black boxes containing the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder are in the hands of federal safety investigators trying to determine the cause of a fiery weekend crash outside Boston that killed Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz and six others on his jet.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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Gang rape reflects India's immense cultural divide

NEW DELHI (AP) — The vows for change came quickly after the young Indian woman was beaten, gang-raped on a moving bus and finally died in a faraway hospital. No longer, politicians promised, would rape victims be shamed by police. No longer, the judicial system said, would rapists be able to blame their victims.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014

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Stocks recover after manufacturing report revised

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks erased an early loss Monday after a trade group said U.S. manufacturing grew at a brisk pace last month, correcting its earlier statement that growth had slowed. Investors were caught off guard since changes to the report are very unusual.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014

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Justices reject reporter's bid to protect source

WASHINGTON (AP) — A reporter who has been ordered to testify at the trial of a former CIA officer accused of disclosing classified information lost his bid Monday to get the Supreme Court to clarify whether journalists have a right to protect their confidential sources.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014

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Spain: King abdicates for his more popular son

MADRID (AP) — Spain's King Juan Carlos, who led Spain's transition from dictatorship to democracy but faced damaging scandals amid the nation's financial meltdown, announced Monday he will abdicate in favor of his more popular son so that fresh royal blood can rally the nation.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014

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