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High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Court upholds traffic stop based on anonymous tip

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says an anonymous tip can be sufficient to justify a decision by police to pull a car over on suspicion of reckless or drunken driving.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

 

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen in South Sudan who targeted civilians including children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies, many of them in a mosque and a hospital, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the country said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Teen stowaway shows holes in vast airport security

KAHULUI, Hawaii (AP) — Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet. But in the end, the cameras failed because no one noticed the security breach until the plane — and the boy — landed in Hawaii.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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General Motors seeks more protection from suits

LONDON (AP) — General Motors Co. has filed suit in a U.S. bankruptcy court asking a judge to protect the company from legal claims for actions that took place before it emerged from bankruptcy in 2009.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Powdered alcohols no longer have label approvals

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect powdered alcohol to hit store shelves anytime soon.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Swan Lockett had high hopes that President Barack Obama's health overhaul would lead her family to an affordable insurance plan, but that hasn't happened.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Novartis, GSK, Lilly in multibillion-dollar deals

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG announced a series of multibillion-dollar deals Tuesday with other major pharmaceutical companies that it said would reduce sales but boost profitability, while affecting some 15,000 of its employees globally.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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