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Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

NEW YORK (AP) — Lou Reed was a pioneer for countless bands who didn't worry about their next hit single.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013

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Congress eyes milk prices, politics in farm talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over renewing the nation's farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be unintended consequences if no agreement is reached: higher milk prices.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013

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Jackson's doctor released from jail after 2 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The doctor convicted of killing Michael Jackson was released from jail Monday after serving nearly two years of a four-year sentence.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013

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Report: US monitored 60 million calls in Spain

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish newspaper published a document Monday that it said shows the U.S. National Security Agency spied on more than 60 million phone calls in Spain in one month alone — the latest revelation about alleged massive U.S. spying on allies.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013

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After Sandy, only a lucky few getting buyouts

NEW YORK (AP) — The forces of nature had been threatening the Staten Island's Oakwood Beach neighborhood for years, flooding the streets every time it rained, sending crabs skittering into bungalows and swamping basements so regularly that it was just accepted as part of life.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013

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Pet owners buy organic, raid fridge to feed Fido

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Organic kibble? All-natural chow? Fido and Fluffy don't know it, but their owners want them to eat better — and they are forking over big bucks to make it happen.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013

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Friend: Nevada shooter typical kid, not loner

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada middle school student who killed a teacher and wounded two classmates before turning the gun on himself appeared to be a typical 12-year-old who liked soccer, was good at video games and didn't have a lot of friends but "didn't seem to be a loner," a friend said Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 October 2013

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JPMorgan's $5B settlement doesn't end its troubles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The $5.1 billion that JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay hardly ends its legal troubles over mortgage securities it sold.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 October 2013

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