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UK leader: British hostage's killers must be found

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State extremists who have beheaded another Western hostage are deaf to reason and must be destroyed, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Saturday as Muslims worldwide were urged to pray for the victim on one of Islam's holiest days.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 October 2014

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Mother with womb transplant says risk paid off

LONDON (AP) — For the world's first baby born to a woman with a transplanted womb, only a victorious name would do. His mother says that is why his parents named him "Vincent," meaning "to conquer."

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 October 2014

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Overseas deal rules end one combo, alter another

New government rules aimed at curbing overseas deals that cut corporate taxes appear to be working, just not entirely the way regulators intended.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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Dow jumps 200 points following surge in hiring

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are surging after the government reported a burst of hiring last month.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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Hong Kong protesters cancel talks with government

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters called off planned talks with the government on electoral reforms Friday after mobs of people tried to drive them from streets they had occupied in one of the city's main shopping areas.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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Colorado school board keeps eye on history changes

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Students and parents say they'll renew protests Friday after a suburban Denver school board rejected their calls to back off a proposed review of the Advanced Placement U.S. history course.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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US jobless rate falls to 6-year low of 5.9 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September, a burst of hiring that helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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US trade deficit drops to $40.1 billion in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit shrank for the fourth straight month in August, falling to the lowest level since January as exports rose to an all-time high.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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