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Analysis: Shinseki exit is outside Obama playbook

WASHINGTON (AP) — This was not in the Barack Obama playbook.

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 May 2014

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Shinseki resigns amid veterans' health care issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki apologized in public and then resigned in the privacy of the White House on Friday, driven from office by a mushrooming scandal over the agency's health care system that serves millions of the nation's former warriors.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014

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Pakistan arrests 4 suspects in woman's stoning

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police said Friday that they have arrested four more people in connection with the killing of a pregnant woman who was beaten and stoned to death by her family for marrying without their permission.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014

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Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

BOSTON (AP) — A friend of the brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings was charged Friday with obstructing the investigation into the deadly attack.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014

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Stocks slip on consumer spending, sentiment data

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved lower Friday as investors reacted to two negative economic reports that focused on U.S. consumers. Lions Gate Entertainment plunged after the movie studio known best for "The Hunger Games" reported a steep drop off in quarterly income.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014

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Man charged with stealing human skin from hospital

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A medical company sales representative was charged with stealing more than $350,000 worth of human skin over a period of several years.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014

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Elon Musk unveils spacecraft to ferry astronauts

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — A company that has flown unmanned capsules to the Space Station unveiled a spacecraft designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to low-Earth orbit that SpaceX founder Elon Musk says will lower the cost of going to space.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014

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How Google got states to legalize driverless cars

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — About four years ago, the Google team trying to develop cars driven by computers — not people — became convinced that sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was one big problem: Driverless cars were almost certainly illegal.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014

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