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Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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No charges in Ferguson case; chaos fills streets

 

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating a tub of popcorn at the movie theater.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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US economy grew at 3.9 percent rate in 3rd quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.9 percent annual rate in the July-September period, even faster than first reported, giving the country its strongest six months of growth in more than a decade.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Storm may snarl trip for Thanksgiving travelers

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A nor'easter was expected to develop along the East Coast just as millions of travelers head to their Thanksgiving destinations, bringing mostly rain close to the coast, but heavier snow further inland. The exact track and severity of the storm had meteorologists on alert.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Hagel resignation comes at messy moment for US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the prospect of deeper budget cuts ahead.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

PARIS (AP) — France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Wish granted: Same day delivery for the holidays

NEW YORK (AP) — A procrastinator's holiday wish come true: Presents ordered at the last minute can now show up under the Christmas tree that same day.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

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