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Hurricane Arthur forms in the Atlantic

RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing blow on Independence Day, prompting the governor to warn vacationers along the coast not to risk their safety by trying to salvage their picnics and barbecues.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Israeli's chemical scanner could change shopping

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli inventor has created a scanner that he says could change the way we shop and take care of ourselves — by reading the chemical makeup of foods, drugs and other items we use.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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FBI seeks victims of child rape after suspect dies

Matthew Coniglio's Georgia home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thumb drives.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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US seeks more security at some overseas airports

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials are concerned that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb that could go undetected through airport security.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Guatemalan boy left for better life, died alone

SAN JOSE LAS FLORES, Guatemala (AP) — Gilberto Ramos wanted to leave his chilly mountain village for the United States to earn money to treat his mother's epilepsy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Stocks hold at highs as hiring surges in June

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks held at record levels Wednesday following a report that business hiring surged in June, a promising sign for economic growth. The report comes a day after news of stronger manufacturing in the U.S. and China helped push the stock market to another all-time high.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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In dry California, water fetching record prices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Throughout California's desperately dry Central Valley, those with water to spare are cashing in.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Panel endorses some NSA Internet surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan privacy board on Wednesday unanimously adopted its report that endorses some of the National Security Agency's Internet surveillance programs.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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