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Review: Amazon phone better for info than shopping

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — My buying habits have yet to change in my nearly three weeks with Amazon's shopping-centric Fire phone.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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Israeli leader blames Hamas for civilian deaths

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has defended the actions of Israel's military in the recent war in the Gaza Strip, saying the heavy civilian casualties were caused by Hamas.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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Sprint names new CEO after dropping T-Mobile bid

NEW YORK (AP) — Sprint's new owner is replacing its longtime CEO with a Bolivian billionaire and entrepreneur after dropping its bid for rival wireless carrier T-Mobile US.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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Afghan official: General's killer hid in bathroom

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan soldier who killed a U.S. two-star general and wounded other top officers hid in a bathroom before his assault and used a NATO assault rifle in his attack, an Afghan military official said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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Ebola death toll reaches 932; 1,700 cases: WHO

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian nurse who treated a man with Ebola is now dead and five others are sick with one of the world's most virulent diseases, authorities said Wednesday as the death toll rose to at least 932 people in four West African countries.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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US companies falling behind as Africa surges

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Africa's economy rises, American businesses are at risk of being left behind.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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12-year-old charged in fatal playground stabbing

KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — The giggles and innocence neighbors associated with the playground at the Pinebrook Village mobile home park vanished in the screams of a 9-year-old boy, who witnesses and authorities said was stabbed in the back by a 12-year-old.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2014

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Comet chaser reaches target after 10-year chase

DARMSTADT, Germany (AP) — After a journey of 6.4 billion kilometers (4 billion miles), Europe's unmanned Rosetta probe reached its destination Wednesday, a milestone in mankind's first attempt to land a spacecraft on a comet.

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