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New York state OKs $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state will gradually raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour — the first time any state has set the minimum that high.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 September 2015

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Arizona police confirm 11th vehicle attack, seek tips

PHOENIX (AP) — The search for a suspect in a string of Phoenix freeway shootings took on a frenzied pace Thursday, with a panicked public flooding a police hotline with tips.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 September 2015

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House continues effort to snarl Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans pushed Friday toward votes challenging President Barack Obama over the Iran nuclear deal even though the Senate has already preserved the accord.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 September 2015

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Police: 5 family members found dead in Minnesota home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Five family members, including three children, were found dead in their lakeside home in an upscale western Minneapolis suburb on Thursday in what police said appeared to be a murder-suicide.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 September 2015

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Jet engine parts on Las Vegas runway indicate major failure

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jet engine parts found on the Las Vegas runway where a British Airways flight aborted takeoff as the engine burst into flames indicate a rare catastrophic failure, experts said Thursday as investigators released preliminary findings and began analyzing flight data and cockpit recordings.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 September 2015

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Study: Bones in South African cave reveal new human relative

 

MAGALIESBURG, South Africa (AP) — Scientists say they've discovered a new member of the human family tree, revealed by a huge trove of bones in a barely accessible, pitch-dark chamber of a cave in South Africa.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015

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Fear, hunger, rain: Migrants battle the elements in Greece

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — As if fear, hunger, thirst, worry and exhaustion were not enough to endure, new trials emerged Thursday for those on the 1,000 mile-plus trek into Europe: torrential rains and thick mud.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015

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Intelligence chief: Little penalty for cyberattacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cyberattacks against American interests are likely to continue and grow more damaging, in part because hackers face a low risk of consequences, the director of national intelligence told Congress Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015

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