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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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Nun to be beatified; credited with curing boy

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey nun credited with curing a boy's eye disease will be a step closer to sainthood with her beatification.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 October 2014

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UK leader: British hostage's killers must be found

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State extremists who have beheaded another Western hostage are deaf to reason and must be destroyed, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Saturday as Muslims worldwide were urged to pray for the victim on one of Islam's holiest days.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 October 2014

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Mother with womb transplant says risk paid off

LONDON (AP) — For the world's first baby born to a woman with a transplanted womb, only a victorious name would do. His mother says that is why his parents named him "Vincent," meaning "to conquer."

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 October 2014

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Overseas deal rules end one combo, alter another

New government rules aimed at curbing overseas deals that cut corporate taxes appear to be working, just not entirely the way regulators intended.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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Dow jumps 200 points following surge in hiring

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are surging after the government reported a burst of hiring last month.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014

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