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Calif. man hopes law license will help immigrants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who illegally came to the United States two decades ago said he hopes a court ruling granting him a law license will open doors to millions of other immigrants in the same situation.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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Winter storm brings snow, kills at least 11

BOSTON (AP) — A storm dropped a blanket of light, powdery snow across the Northeast and ushered in frigid temperatures Friday that were unusual even for cities accustomed to blasts of winter weather. The storm, which shut down major highways temporarily and grounded flights, was blamed for at least 11 deaths as it swept across the eastern half of the country.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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Fla. pop. on verge of surpassing New York State's

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Sometime this year, Florida will surpass New York in population, becoming the nation's third-most populous state, and sun-seeking seniors are not driving the growth.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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US futures follow European markets higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are following markets overseas higher, with U.S. automakers putting out some strong year-end sales numbers.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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Boeing machinists voting on contract tied to 777X

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing machinists will decide Friday whether to accept a contract that would concede some pension and health care benefits in order secure assembly of the company's new 777X airplane in Washington state.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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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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