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Theater shooting victim's parents sue ammo seller

DENVER (AP) — The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings are suing four online retailers they say sold ammunition, tear gas and equipment used in the attack.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

GENEVA (AP) — The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could start doubling every three weeks and it could cost nearly $1 billion to contain the crisis, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

WASHINGTON (AP) — Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

NEW YORK (AP) — While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic — the legalization of same-sex marriage and the decriminalization of marijuana.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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Speculation swirls over Fed language on rate hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Federal Reserve issues a policy statement after it meets this week, the financial world will be on high alert for two words:

"Considerable time."

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes about history, literature and Christianity have been "permanently annulled."

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Odile hammered Mexico's Baja California Peninsula overnight, damaging homes and tearing away the facades of luxury resorts, shattering countless car and hotel windows and leaving lobbies swamped and full of debris on Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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Apple: Record 4M orders of iPhones on 1st day

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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