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US sheriffs expand concerns about Waze mobile traffic app

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not only does a feature of a popular Google Inc. mobile app put police officers' lives in danger, it also interferes with law enforcement's ability to carry out its speeding ticket mission, a leading group of sheriffs said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 January 2015

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Indonesian investigators: Crashed AirAsia flown by co-pilot

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian investigators announced Thursday the co-pilot of the crashed AirAsia jet was in control when he struggled to recover the aircraft as stall warnings sounded.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 January 2015

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Bart the cat hit by car, buried and then crawls from grave

 

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and seemingly crawled back from the dead.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Fed stays 'patient' on rate hike; notes ultra-low inflation

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve reiterated Wednesday that it will be "patient" in raising rates from record lows but noted that inflation remains below its target even as the U.S. economy improved.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its stock for a rally Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Governors associations top list of biggest state-race donors

 

ATLANTA (AP) — The Republican Governors Association and its Democratic counterpart were the dominant players in making donations to pay for state-level elections in 2014. The two groups often served as pass-throughs for billionaires, unions and corporations seeking influence in statehouses nationwide.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast 2nd-guessing

BOSTON (AP) — New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its full fury questioned whether forecasts were overblown.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Senate to begin hearings for Obama attorney general nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, faces Senate questioners Wednesday as she seeks to become the first black woman to hold the nation's top law enforcement job.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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