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WHO says Liberia, Guinea meeting Ebola targets

GENEVA (AP) — Liberia and Guinea have met a Dec. 1 target for isolating 70 percent of people infected with Ebola and safely burying 70 percent of those who die but Sierra Leone has not, the World Health Organization said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Girl Scouts byting into digital for cookie sales

NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out world, the Girl Scouts are going digital to sell you cookies.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Supreme Court to consider Facebook threats case

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struggled Monday over where to draw the line between free speech and illegal threats in the digital age.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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MIT engineers have high hopes for cheetah robot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — It's a robot unlike any other: inspired by the world's fastest land animal, controlled by video game technology and packing nifty sensors — including one used to maneuver drones, satellites and ballistic missiles.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Snow-day alternative creates new challenges

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Public school students in 13 districts across Kentucky will be home schooled — mainly via the Internet — during some snow days this year as part of an experiment aimed at keeping students learning amid the growing number of weather-related closings.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Obama to hold White House meetings on Ferguson

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will discuss the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, with his Cabinet, civil rights leaders, law enforcement officials and others Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Congress crams unfinished agenda into final days

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lame-duck lawmakers return to Washington on Monday facing a stacked agenda and not much time to get it all done before the new Congress convenes in January and a Republican takeover is complete.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Lawyer: Wilson resigned after chief's warning

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Former Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson's lawyer says Wilson resigned because he was concerned about the potential for violence against other officers if he didn't.

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 November 2014

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