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Schools seek changes to healthier lunch rules

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Becky Domokos-Bays of Alexandria City Public Schools has served her students whole-grain pasta 20 times. Each time, she said, they rejected it.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 May 2014

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Nigeria group threatens to sell kidnapped girls

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's Islamic extremist leader is threatening to sell the nearly 300 teenage schoolgirls abducted from a school in the remote northeast three weeks ago, in a new videotape received Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 May 2014

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Target CEO Steinhafel out in wake of data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Target's massive data breach has now cost the company's CEO his job.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 May 2014

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Fighting in east Ukraine kills 4 troops, wounds 30

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's Interior Ministry says 4 officers have been killed and 30 wounded in gunbattles with pro-Russia militants occupying the eastern city of Slovyansk.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 May 2014

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NTSB releases preliminary report on plane crash

 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A preliminary investigation into the fatal airplane crash near Highmore April 27 outlines some of the damage caused by the plane's collision with the blade of a wind turbine.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 May 2014

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CDC confirms first case of MERS virus in American

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 May 2014

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White House reporters to honor black journalist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Harry McAlpin was standing outside the Oval Office, moments away from becoming the first black reporter to attend a presidential press conference, when one of his contemporaries approached with a deal.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 May 2014

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Jury says Samsung infringed Apple patents

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A California jury awarded Apple $119 million — far less than it demanded — in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding that Apple illegally used one of Samsung's patents.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 May 2014

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