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Oprah paying $43.2M for Weight Watchers stake, joining board

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is paying about $43.2 million for a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers and is joining the weight management company's board.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2015

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Video of fatal police shooting emerges from family lawsuit

DETROIT (AP) — The video starts with an uncooperative teen questioning why he was pulled over for flashing his high beams at a police officer. It ends with a dizzying tumble of images and the sound of gunshots that killed the young driver.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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Federal regulators pull back Arctic offshore lease sales

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three weeks after Royal Dutch Shell announced it was walking away from exploratory drilling in U.S. Arctic waters, the Obama administration has taken steps to keep drill rigs out of Alaska's northern ocean for a decade or more.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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The world's first female sex drug could spur similar meds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most women with low sexual desire won't rush to get the first prescription drug to boost female libido when it becomes available on Saturday. But they may have more options down the road.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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Obama will focus on criminal justice reforms in coming weeks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he'll travel the country in the coming weeks to encourage changes to the nation's criminal justice system that would reduce incarceration rates.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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Chinese general dismisses South China Sea concerns

BEIJING (AP) — A top Chinese general said Saturday that China's newly created islands in the disputed South China Sea are intended mainly to aid shipping and dismissed concerns that Beijing is seeking to strengthen its control over the strategically vital region.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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Israelis kill 3 alleged Palestinian attackers

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis shot dead three Palestinians they said had attacked them with knives on Saturday in Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Hebron, the latest in a month of violent confrontations.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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New migrant route opens in Europe as Hungary seals border

PETISOVCI, Slovenia (AP) — Hundreds of people started arriving in Slovenia on Saturday as a new migrant route opened in Europe after Hungary sealed its border for their free flow, adding another hurdle in their frantic flight from wars and poverty toward what they hope is a better life in Western Europe.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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