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Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

ATLANTA (AP) — Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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Customer decline hits McDonald's sales, profit

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says its profit and sales declined as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic fall around the world.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong student leaders and government officials held talks Tuesday to end pro-democracy protests now in their fourth week even as the city's Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness to compromise on the activists' key demand.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away

WASHINGTON (AP) — While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. They just don't see the law going away, even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014

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Not so fast cordcutters - cable's not going anywhere

NEW YORK (AP) — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there — why would anyone sign up now for cable?

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014

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