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Supply rocket headed to space station explodes

ATLANTIC, Va. (AP) — An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site in Virginia. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercial spaceflight effort.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Sheriff: 2 shot at NC courthouse, gunman caught

NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A gunman opened fire on two men in front of the courthouse in this small North Carolina town on Tuesday, sending panicked lunchtime shoppers ducking into shops along the normally quiet main drag.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Syrian rebels enter Kurdish town from Turkey

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — For the first time since the Islamic State group launched an offensive on the Syrian border town of Kobani last month, a small group of Syrian rebels on Wednesday entered the embattled town from Turkey in a push to help Kurdish fighters there battle the militants, activists and Kurdish officials said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Boy or girl? Family with 12 sons awaits baby 13

 

ROCKFORD, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13, and even though they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl, they said they'd be shocked if their streak is broken.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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World stocks gain as focus shifts to Fed meeting

TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets swung higher Wednesday, buoyed by solid U.S. corporate earnings and as investors waited for signs from the Federal Reserve on U.S. monetary policy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Bombing suspect's friend convicted of lying to FBI

 

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's friend was convicted Tuesday of lying to federal agents during the investigation into the deadly 2013 attack.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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How well did the Fed's stimulus work?

NEW YORK (AP) — Soaring inflation. A collapsing dollar. Bubbles in financial markets that would soon pop. One presidential candidate even suggested that the Federal Reserve chairman should be roughed up.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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FTC says AT&T misled customers over unlimited data

WASHINGTON (AP) — AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data plans but instead experienced slow speeds while browsing the Internet or watching streaming video.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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