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JPMorgan earns $6.27 billion, misses analysts' estimates

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co. saw its third-quarter profits rise 22 percent from a year earlier, helped by a significant one-time tax benefit. But the bank's results still missed analysts' expectations as revenue declined in all of its core businesses.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 October 2015

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Bank of America earns $4.1 billion in third quarter

NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America, the consumer banking giant, said it swung to a profit in the third quarter on Wednesday, helped by lower borrowing costs and legal expenses.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 October 2015

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Assisted-suicide advocate Kevorkian's papers open to public

DETROIT (AP) — A University of Michigan library announced Tuesday that is has acquired the papers of Dr. Jack Kevorkian and is making them publicly available as part of an effort to help people better understand the assisted-suicide advocate and his role in the right-to-die debate.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 October 2015

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Court reinstates lawsuit over NYPD surveillance of Muslims

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a lawsuit challenging the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslim groups in New Jersey after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, saying any resulting harm came from the city's tactics, not the media's reporting of them.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 October 2015

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Top beer makers to join forces to face industry challenges

 

BRUSSELS (AP) — The world's biggest beer maker clinched a deal Tuesday to take over its nearest rival in a bid to stave off the megabrewers' most serious problems: the surge in popularity of craft brews and weakening sales in the rich markets of the U.S. and Europe.

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Union: Chronic shortage of air traffic controllers a crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — A chronic shortage of controllers has reached a crisis that will lead to widespread flight delays if left unchecked, officials for the union that represents air traffic controllers said Tuesday.

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Dissolving stent for heart arteries passes first large test

Now you see it, now you don't. A new type of heart stent that works like dissolving stitches, slowly going away after it has done its job, passed its first major test in a large study, doctors said Monday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 October 2015

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Justices hear arguments over life sentences for teenagers

WASHINGTON (AP) — People serving life terms for murders they committed as teenagers were looking to the Supreme Court Tuesday for signals about whether they will have a chance to seek their freedom.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 October 2015

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