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Why US inflation stays ultra-low while job growth is surging

WASHINGTON (AP) — This isn't explained in Econ 101.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Kerry will go to Paris to show solidarity with French people

AHMEDABAD, India (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday he will travel to Paris this week to show solidarity with the French people, following sharp criticism of the Obama administration for not sending a senior official to Sunday's rally for unity in Paris that was attended by some 40 world leaders and more than a million people.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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US: Cuba completes release of 53 political prisoners

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Cuba has completed the release of 53 political prisoners that was part of last month's historic deal between the United States and Cuba, the Obama administration said Monday. The move clears a major hurdle for the normalization of ties between the two countries after more than five decades of estrangement.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Divers find black boxes in AirAsia crash, retrieve 1 of them

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Divers retrieved one black box Monday and located the other from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago, key developments that should help investigators unravel what caused the aircraft to plummet into the Java Sea.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Hot cars at the Detroit auto show

DETROIT (AP) — The North American International Auto Show begins this week in Detroit with media and industry previews. It opens to the public Jan. 17.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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'Boyhood' tops Globes; 'Grand Budapest' upsets 'Birdman'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Golden Globes inched closer to legitimacy in its 72nd show, giving awards not just to A-List celebrities, but to the edgier productions that unequivocally deserved recognition, including "Boyhood," ''The Grand Budapest Hotel," and "Birdman."

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Boehner's embrace of GOP rebels nudges House caucus to right

WASHINGTON (AP) — Die-hard House conservatives, after bungling a coup against House Speaker John Boehner, now look like winners who are pushing their Republican caucus farther right.

Last Updated on Sunday, 11 January 2015

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Streak of solid hiring bolsters confidence about 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A healthy month of hiring in December capped the best year for U.S. job growth since 1999, demonstrating that employers are more confident than they've been since the Great Recession began.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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