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Ethiopia pilot was distraught over death in family

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The uncle of an Ethiopian pilot who hijacked a flight to Rome and took it to Geneva says his nephew had been distraught over the loss of another uncle.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 February 2014

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Car bombings kill at least 33 people in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — A new wave of car bombs ripped through commercial areas in the Iraqi capital and areas to the south Tuesday, killing at least 33 people and wounding dozens in the latest coordinated militant assault, officials said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 February 2014

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First night a hit for 'Tonight' host Jimmy Fallon

NEW YORK (AP) — If Jimmy Fallon had already proven he was a natural hosting NBC's "Late Night," he left no doubt Monday that "The Tonight Show" now fits him like a glove.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 February 2014

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Japan's Abe faces challenge to broaden recovery

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe has ticked off the easy items on his to-do list for economic revival.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 February 2014

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US olive oil pushing gov't to test imported oils

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a pressing matter for the tiny U.S. olive oil industry: American shoppers more often are going for European imports, which are cheaper and viewed as more authentic.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 February 2014

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1 month after spill, W. Virginians wary of water

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than a month after chemicals seeped into West Virginia's biggest water supply, Jeanette Maddox would rather bundle up, drive to a shopping center parking lot and fill jugs of water from the spigot of a tanker truck than trust the tap in her kitchen.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 February 2014

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Older Americans are early winners under health law

CHICAGO (AP) — For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another. They're unwanted by employers, rejected by insurers, struggling to cover rising medical costs and praying to reach Medicare age before a health crisis.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 February 2014

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Computer whizzes brainstorm for cash at hackathons

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — It used to be that "hacking" was just a type of crime, a computer break-in. But today, the term is also part of a growing — and perfectly legal — mainstay of the tech sector.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 February 2014

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