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General Electric to move headquarters to Boston

 

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — General Electric, one of the best known companies in corporate America, is moving its headquarters from suburban Connecticut to Boston, the company announced Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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House approves greater oversight of Iran nuclear deal

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than 24 hours after Iran's detention and release of U.S. sailors, the House approved GOP-backed legislation that amplifies Republican distrust of Tehran and would give Congress greater oversight of the landmark nuclear agreement.

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ATV riders challenge longtime bans on use of public roads

 

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — When she crashed on an all-terrain vehicle, Megan Cratsley was hurt so badly that doctors had to amputate much of her right arm, a life-altering surgery that launched the teenager on a personal mission to change New York traffic laws to protect other ATV riders.

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Obama summons Americans to compromise and change

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Americans soon to begin choosing his successor, President Barack Obama is casting his seven divisive years as a time of positive change, implicitly asking voters to replace him with a Democrat who would continue his hard-won policies on health care, climate change and Iran.

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US Navy sailors released unharmed by Iran in less than a day

 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It turned out to be the international crisis that wasn't.

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Michigan National Guard, FEMA help Flint amid water crisis

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Members of the Michigan National Guard are headed to Flint to help dole out bottled water, filters and other supplies to residents dealing with a drinking water crisis that began months ago.

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Suicide attack on Pakistan polio center kills 15

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide attack on a polio vaccination center in southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday killed 15 people, mainly police who had gathered to escort health workers, who have been repeatedly targeted in recent years by Islamic militants, officials said.

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Once accommodating neighbors now turn back Syrian refugees

BEIRUT (AP) — After taking in a million Syrian refugees, Lebanon has quietly changed course in recent months, forcing refugees to return to Syria — where they are at risk of persecution or death — or stay illegally, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation and abuse.

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