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Greece and eurozone creditors reach deal, official says

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its European creditors have reached a deal over the country's request to extend its bailout.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Lawyer: Teen infected by 'superbug' struggling to survive

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 18-year-old student is struggling to survive after he was infected by a "superbug" outbreak tied to contaminated medical instruments at a Los Angeles hospital, his attorney said.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Teen neighbor arrested in road-rage killing of Vegas mother

 

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police took an important step toward solving the mystery surrounding the road-rage killing of a Las Vegas mother outside her home, arresting a teenage neighbor who had a history with the family that reached a boiling point the night of the shooting.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Dollar Drag: surging buck hits US corporate earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest obstacle for Coca-Cola and Pepsi these days isn't tied to taste tests, the declining popularity of sugary drinks or even their century-long rivalry. It's the surging U.S. dollar.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Ukraine: Rebels still attacking despite alleged cease-fire

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in the past 24 hours and Russia is sending more tanks into Ukraine despite a cease-fire that was supposed to take effect five days ago, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Wal-Mart raises will still leave many unable to pay expenses

WASHINGTON (AP) — For roughly 500,000 Wal-Mart workers set to receive pay raises, something is better than nothing.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Healthful diet report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as always, don't forget your vegetables.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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Applications for US unemployment aid plummet to 283,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, a sign that a recent string of strong job gains may continue.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015

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