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US, China reach understanding on tariff deal

BEIJING (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States and China have reached an "understanding" in negotiations to eliminate tariffs on high-tech goods.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014

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Escaping the wealth gap can mean fleeing hometowns

DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) — This Illinois city already was struggling when Tara Holycross and her friends were kids riding their bikes to Custard Cup, swimming at the park district pool and hanging out in the Wendy's parking lot.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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Obama wants open internet for all asking for net neutrality laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet providers shouldn't be allowed to cut deals with online services like Netflix or YouTube to move their content faster, and should be more heavily regulated to protect consumers, President Barack Obama said Monday in a statement that angered the nation's cable giants and sent their stocks plummeting.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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Study: Global warming worsening watery dead zones

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is likely playing a bigger role than previously thought in dead zones in oceans, lakes and rivers around the world and it's only going to get worse, according to a new study.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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APNewsBreak: VA vows focus on customer service

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of Veterans Day, the Veterans Affairs Department announced a reorganization Monday designed to make it easier for veterans to gain access to the sprawling department and its many websites.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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US stocks, at record levels, edge higher

NEW YORK (AP) — US stocks edged higher on Monday, led by gains in health care stocks, keeping the market at record levels. Home builders got a lift after Toll Brothers said that its revenue rose 29 percent in the most recent quarter.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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Mexico president faces protests, ethics questions

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is facing a rising tide of angry protests over the disappearance of 43 students and increasingly sharp questions about his wife's purchase of a Mexico City mansion from a company that had won juicy government contracts.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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2 Americans held in North Korea whisked back home

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Two Americans released from captivity in North Korea returned to the United States Saturday night, landing at a Washington state military base after their departure was secured through a secret mission to the reclusive Communist country by the top U.S. intelligence official.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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