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A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

CALUMET, Okla. (AP) — A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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GM says parts are ready to fix recalled small cars

MILFORD, Mich. (AP) — General Motors CEO Mary Barra told investors Wednesday that GM will rely on new models and a big push to sell more cars in China to boost profits in coming years, as the company tries to shift the spotlight from a mishandled recall of older small cars.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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Protesters to HK boss: Quit or we occupy buildings

HONG KONG (AP) — Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned Wednesday that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by the end of Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding

 

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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After bombs found, police say Frein making errors

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — The discovery of two powerful pipe bombs during a massive manhunt in the Pennsylvania woods indicates the fugitive wanted in an ambush on state troopers is stressed out and making mistakes, authorities said as they repeated a call for him to surrender.

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Oklahoma man charged with murder in beheading

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man apparently uttered Arabic words during an attack in which he allegedly severed a co-worker's head, and had "some sort of infatuation with beheadings," but the killing appeared to have more to do with the man's suspension from his job than his recent conversion to Islam, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

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Details of presidential security breaches evolve

WASHINGTON (AP) — The embarrassing disclosures about lapses in presidential security just keep coming for the Secret Service.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas — a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.

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