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Johnson: Immigration changes 'simple common sense'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is set to tell GOP critics that President Barack Obama's new immigration changes amount to "simple common sense."

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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House nearing vote on 1-year package of tax breaks

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are moving to pass a one-year extension of temporary tax breaks affecting millions of businesses and individuals.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Jurors to hear Steve Jobs testimony at Apple trial

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After nearly a decade in legal wrangling, a billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over Apple's iPod music players heads to trial on Tuesday in a California federal court. A key witness will be none other than the company's legendary late founder Steve Jobs, who will be heard in a videotaped deposition.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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WHO says Liberia, Guinea meeting Ebola targets

GENEVA (AP) — Liberia and Guinea have met a Dec. 1 target for isolating 70 percent of people infected with Ebola and safely burying 70 percent of those who die but Sierra Leone has not, the World Health Organization said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Girl Scouts byting into digital for cookie sales

NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out world, the Girl Scouts are going digital to sell you cookies.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Supreme Court to consider Facebook threats case

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struggled Monday over where to draw the line between free speech and illegal threats in the digital age.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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MIT engineers have high hopes for cheetah robot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — It's a robot unlike any other: inspired by the world's fastest land animal, controlled by video game technology and packing nifty sensors — including one used to maneuver drones, satellites and ballistic missiles.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Snow-day alternative creates new challenges

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Public school students in 13 districts across Kentucky will be home schooled — mainly via the Internet — during some snow days this year as part of an experiment aimed at keeping students learning amid the growing number of weather-related closings.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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