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Torture report pits senator vs CIA chief yet again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Their disputes over who spied on whom and censoring the Senate's scathing torture report are history. But the personal feud between Sen. Dianne Feinstein and CIA Director John Brennan may only be getting worse.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Senate to take up $1.1T bill to keep govt running

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's now up to the Senate to pass a huge $1.1 trillion spending bill to keep the government running, but not before a battle between old school veterans and new breed freshmen such as tea partier Ted Cruz and Elizabeth Warren, a liberal with a national following.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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France wants to legalize terminal sedation

PARIS (AP) — France's president wants to allow doctors to keep terminally ill patients sedated until death comes, amid a national debate about whether to legalize euthanasia.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Weekly US unemployment aid applications fall to 294,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people sought U.Sunemployment benefits last week, as the continued low levels of applicants reflect growing job security.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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High-speed Internet on its way to more schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission agreed Thursday to dramatically boost spending to bring high-speed Internet access to schools and libraries in poor or rural areas, a move that would likely increase Americans' phone bills by about $2 a year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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Driving while black? App developers aim to help

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Though the developers of the soon-to-be released "Driving While Black" smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don't want users searching for it.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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World Trade Center tower boasts large-scale, bold art

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The new 1 World Trade Center opened to great fanfare last month as the first tenants moved into the 1,776-foot tower through a vast lobby dominated by a monumental abstract mural. The color-splashed, 90-by-15-foot painting is among more than a dozen works selected or commissioned for the skyscraper.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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Police swarm abduction suspect; children rescued

 

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police in San Diego swarmed a man wanted for questioning in his wife's disappearance and the abduction of their four sons as he stood near the edge of a soaring freeway overpass Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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