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Montana to Maine dealing with sub-zero wind chill

BOSTON (AP) — Frigid temperatures descended on the northern tier of the country, and while it's not the coldest weather of the season, the biting chill followed a powerful snowstorm from the Midwest into the Northeast.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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UN Court: Serbia and Croatia didn't commit genocide in 1990s

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' top court ruled Tuesday that Serbia and Croatia did not commit genocide against each other's people during the bloody 1990s wars sparked by the breakup of Yugoslavia.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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Global stocks surge on Greek debt hopes, Australia rate cut

LONDON (AP) — New proposals from the Greek government over the country's debts and a surprise interest rate cut in Australia have been warmly welcomed in global stock markets Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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What slowing economy? US consumers are in a mood to spend

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 February 2015

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Load of frozen chicken barbecued by fiery big-rig crash

INDIO, Calif. (AP) — The only thing missing was the barbecue sauce when a big-rig hauling frozen chicken collided in Southern California with a truck carrying bees and ignited a fireball that quickly cooked the chicken.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 February 2015

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Mexican opium farmers expand plots to supply US heroin boom

SIERRA MADRE DEL SUR, Mexico (AP) — Red and purple blossoms with fat, opium-filled bulbs blanket the remote creek sides and gorges of the Filo Mayor mountains in the southern state of Guerrero.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 February 2015

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Death toll from GM ignition switches rises to at least 51

DETROIT (AP) — More than 1,100 claims were filed in the week before Saturday's deadline to seek payments from the General Motors ignition-switch compensation fund. So far, 51 death and 77 injury claims have been granted.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 February 2015

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Pennsylvania groundhog 'forecasts' 6 more weeks of winter

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said Monday the furry rodent has forecast six more weeks of winter.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 February 2015

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