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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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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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George Zimmerman arrested on aggravated assault charge

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say George Zimmerman, whose acquittal of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a national debate on race and self-defense laws, has been arrested on an aggravated assault charge.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Q&A: Obama's free tuition plan for community college

WASHINGTON (AP) — Did somebody say "free tuition"?

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Amnesty: Nigeria massacre deadliest in history of Boko Haram

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of bodies — too many to count — remain strewn in the bush in Nigeria from an Islamic extremist attack that Amnesty International suggested Friday is the "deadliest massacre" in the history of Boko Haram.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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France works to avert new terror attacks, suspect hunted

PARIS (AP) — France's government urged the nation to remain vigilant Saturday, as thousands of security forces try to thwart new attacks and hunt down a suspected accomplice in a rampage by terrorists linked to al-Qaida in Yemen that scarred the nation and left 20 dead.

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AP source: US weighs criminal charges for Petraeus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is weighing bringing criminal charges against former CIA Director David Petraeus over the handling of classified information, a U.S. official said Friday night. Investigators have presented senior-level Justice Department officials such as Attorney General Eric Holder with information on the case to help inform a decision on charging the former four-star general, the official said.

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AirAsia jet's tail lifted from sea, but no black boxes found

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — A tail section from the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea late last month, killing all 162 people on board, became the first major wreckage lifted off the ocean floor Saturday, but the all-important black boxes were not found inside.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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