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East Coast braces for more heavy rain, approaching hurricane

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — With already-saturated soils and flooded roads, East Coast states were bracing for another day of dreary, possibly dangerous weather Friday but got some comfort as forecasters said the powerful Hurricane Joaquin would likely stay out at sea.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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US hiring slowed in September as global economy weakened

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought — a sour note for a labor market that had been steadily improving.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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Again? Health care debate expands for 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's health care debate has been called an unhealthy political obsession. But if the 2016 presidential hopefuls have any say, it's about to get bigger.

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Syria: New Russian strikes, talks in Paris on Assad's future

PARIS (AP) — The presidents of Russia and France, which both started bombing Syria this week, held talks Friday about their military operations as they tried to overcome differences on whether Syrian President Bashar Assad should stay in power.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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Can youths in 'hackathon' help struggling city help itself?

 

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Can computer coding help turn this impoverished city around? One nonprofit group thinks so, and is bringing together youths and professional programmers for Camden's first "hackathon" this weekend.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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AP Sources: EPA tightening limits on smog-causing ozone

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has set a new national ozone standard, tightening limits on the smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 October 2015

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Google: What people search for most on presidential hopefuls

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Potential voters who take their curiosity about presidential candidates to Google are interested in Hillary Rodham Clinton's age, Jeb Bush's height, Chris Christie's weight, Donald Trump's net worth, Carly Fiorina's marital status and Bobby Jindal's birthplace.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 October 2015

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'Joaquin' strengthens to Category 4, batters Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Joaquin strengthened into a Category 4 storm on Thursday as it roared through lightly populated islands of the eastern Bahamas, and forecasters said it could grow still more intense before following a path that would near the U.S. East Coast.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 October 2015

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