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High court begins term with case on police actions

WASHINGTON (AP) — People can't plead ignorance of the law to excuse a violation. The first case of the new Supreme Court term Monday tests whether there's a double standard when it comes to the police.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014

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3 win medicine Nobel for discovering brain's GPS

STOCKHOLM (AP) — U.S.-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian scientists May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering the "inner GPS" in the brain that helps us navigate through the world.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014

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More Ebola screening possible for United States

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of a White House meeting on the Ebola outbreak, federal health officials said Monday the U.S. is weighing whether to institute extra screening at U.S. airports where travelers from Ebola-stricken African nations may be arriving.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014

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Hong Kong protests shrink after tumultuous week

HONG KONG (AP) — Student-led protests for democratic reforms in Hong Kong shrank Monday but a few hundred demonstrators remained camped out in the streets, vowing to keep up the pressure until the government responds to their demands.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014

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10 dead in 2 crashes hours apart in California

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The 10 people killed in two deadly crashes just hours apart in Southern California included three members of the same teen soccer team and four recent graduates of the same high school.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 October 2014

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Navy: Self-guided unmanned patrol boats make debut

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Self-guided unmanned patrol boats that can leave warships they're protecting and swarm and attack potential threats on the water could join the Navy's fleet within a year, defense officials say, adding the new technology could one day help stop attacks like the deadly 2000 bombing of the USS Cole off Yemen.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 October 2014

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Man floating in bubble rescued by Coast Guard

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A longtime endurance runner and peace activist whose latest goal was to reach Bermuda in a homemade floating "Hydro Pod" was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday after he began suffering from fatigue.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 October 2014

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On the witness list: Paulson, Geithner, Bernanke

WASHINGTON (AP) — It could be an awkward reunion.

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 October 2014

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