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World stocks gain as focus shifts to Fed meeting

TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets swung higher Wednesday, buoyed by solid U.S. corporate earnings and as investors waited for signs from the Federal Reserve on U.S. monetary policy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Bombing suspect's friend convicted of lying to FBI

 

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friend was convicted Tuesday of lying to federal agents during the investigation into the deadly 2013 attack.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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How well did the Fed's stimulus work?

NEW YORK (AP) — Soaring inflation. A collapsing dollar. Bubbles in financial markets that would soon pop. One presidential candidate even suggested that the Federal Reserve chairman should be roughed up.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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FTC says AT&T misled customers over unlimited data

WASHINGTON (AP) — AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data plans but instead experienced slow speeds while browsing the Internet or watching streaming video.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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Some eligible immigrants say no to US citizenship

MIAMI (AP) — More than an estimated 8.5 million immigrants living in the U.S. were eligible for citizenship in 2012. Yet fewer than 800,000 took the leap, according to the latest Department of Homeland Security numbers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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Washington school shooter remembered with victims

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Among the balloons and flowers tied to the chain-link fence outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School are these: a white wrestling shoe; a youth football team photo, with one player encased in a red-marker heart; and a candle covered with a plastic cup bearing the name "Jaylen."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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Federal health official Fauci: States have options

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Americans wondering why President Barack Obama hasn't forced all states to follow a single, national rule for isolating potential Ebola patients, the White House has a quick retort: Talk to the Founding Fathers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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Emissions drop puts EU just shy of 2020 goal

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The European Union's environment agency says the bloc's greenhouse gas emissions dropped by nearly 2 percent last year, putting the EU very close to reaching its emissions target for 2020.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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