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Hawaii boy survives 6-story fall down trash chute

HONOLULU (AP) — An 8-year-old Hawaii boy who fell six stories down a trash chute and was pulled out by a neighbor with a fire hose has suffered only cuts.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014

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US agent sued over fake Facebook page in drug case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Tuesday it is reviewing a woman's complaint that a Drug Enforcement Administration agent set up a fake Facebook account using her identity.

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Talking to your car can be dangerous, studies say

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just because you can talk to your car doesn't mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.

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US health providers expand their Ebola precautions

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Public hospitals in New York City are concerned enough about Ebola that they've secretly been sending actors with mock symptoms into emergency rooms to test how well the triage staffs identify and isolate possible cases.

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2 Japanese, 1 American win Nobel for LED lights

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and U.S. scientist Shuji Nakamura won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes, a breakthrough that spurred the development of LED technology used to light up computer screens and modern smartphones.

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Same-sex marriages begin in the South

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gay and lesbian couples are getting legally married in the South for the first time, crossing a threshold into a conservative region that long stood united against same-sex marriage.

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1st banker conviction in UK market-fixing case

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Serious Fraud Office says a senior executive from a U.K. bank has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud in a case of market-rigging.

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Balloon stolen at Albuquerque Balloon Fest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A California woman wasn't able to honor her late husband at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta after a thief made off with the balloon her daughter planned to pilot.

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