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US sends more embassy personnel out of South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in South Sudan is evacuating more of its personnel because of a deteriorating security situation.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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4 dead after Cambodian police fire on protesters

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — At least four people were killed Friday when police outside Cambodia's capital opened fire to break up a protest by striking garment workers demanding a doubling of the minimum wage, police and human rights workers said.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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Adding a baby to new health law plans not easy

WASHINGTON (AP) — You were patient with the government's kooky website, and now you have your health insurance card. That's good, since your family is expecting a new baby.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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Fierce winter storm bearing down on northeast US

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Light snow was falling Thursday in parts of the Northeast as a winter storm bore down on the region, promising significant snowfall, strong winds and frigid temperatures that will make commutes hazardous for the first work day of the new year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014

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Texting, dialing while driving raises crash risk

A sophisticated, real-world study confirms that dialing, texting or reaching for a cellphone while driving raises the risk of a crash or near-miss, especially for younger drivers. But the research also produced a surprise: Simply talking on the phone did not prove dangerous, as it has in other studies.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014

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Health overhaul benefits take effect with new year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After a troubled rollout, President Barack Obama's health care overhaul now faces its most personal test: How will it work as people seek care under its new mandates?

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014

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Poll: Americans have little faith in government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans enter 2014 with a profoundly negative view of their government, expressing little hope that elected officials can or will solve the nation's biggest problems, a new poll finds.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014

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Legal weed sales bring long lines to Colorado

DENVER (AP) — Long lines and blustery winter weather greeted Colorado marijuana shoppers testing the nation's first legal recreational pot shops Wednesday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014

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