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Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever

NEW YORK (AP) — When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve?

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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US consumer spending up 0.5 percent in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans boosted spending by a healthy amount in August, offering welcome evidence that the economy is on solid footing heading into the final quarter of the year.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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Driver accused of abandoning chicken truck found

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in Idaho have arrested the driver thought to have abandoned a trailer containing 37,000 pounds of rotten chicken at a western Montana truck stop.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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Man dies crossing street to Del. funeral home

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware say a man has died after he was struck by a car while attempting to cross a street to get to a funeral home.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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Badly burned horse returns home after 2 years

UNION CITY, Pa. (AP) — A horse has returned home to his home pasture in northwestern Pennsylvania after two years of treatment for the burns he suffered when he was doused with accelerant and set on fire.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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Recovery of bodies suspended at Japanese volcano

KISO, Japan (AP) — Japanese soldiers managed to bring down eight more bodies by helicopter from the ash-blanketed peak of a still-erupting volcano on Monday, before toxic gases and ash forced them to suspend the recovery effort in the early afternoon.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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Emotional toll taxes military drone operators too

 

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Barack Obama has assured Americans he opposes sending U.S. ground troops to crush Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria — well aware the country is not ready to return to the battlefield with its war wounded still recovering from a decade of conflict.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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Police: Fired worker beheaded Oklahoma woman

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man fired from an Oklahoma food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official, police say.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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