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Not so fast cordcutters - cable's not going anywhere

NEW YORK (AP) — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there — why would anyone sign up now for cable?

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014

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Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

 

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday it could be the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has told them his victims might go back 20 years.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014

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Justices will decide privacy case on hotel records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a dispute over police access to hotels' guest information without first getting a search warrant.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014

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Turkey helping Kurdish fighters cross into Kobani

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — In a significant shift, Turkey's top diplomat announced on Monday that his country is helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to "give support" to fellow Kurds defending the border town of Kobani from Islamic State militants.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014

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Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong US hiring

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014

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Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

 

DALLAS (AP) — Ebola fears began to ease for some Monday as a monitoring period passed for those who had close contact with a victim of the disease and after a cruise ship scare ended with the boat returning to port and a lab worker on board testing negative for the virus.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014

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Police hunt for clues near where Va. remains found

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — After finding remains that could be University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities interviewed nearby residents and picked through leaves on the side of a sparsely populated highway, searching for any clues or evidence.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014

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Iraq: Car bombings kill 16 people in Karbala

 

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say three car bombings in the revered Shiite shrine city of Karbala have killed at least 16 people.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014

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