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Time's up: Five tips to tackle student loan debt

Time's up: Five tips to tackle student loan debt

October 29th, 2014 5:32 pm by ALEX VEIGA, Associated Press

Taking on a hefty new monthly expense can be daunting, particularly for recent grads who haven't found steady work. But grads have many options for making student loan payments more manageable, even putting them off, if they qualify.

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Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

October 29th, 2014 11:35 am by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

The move goes beyond precautions recommended by the Obama administration for civilians, although President Barack Obama has made clear he feels the military's situation is different from that of civilians.

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Sheriff: 2 shot at NC courthouse, gunman caught

Sheriff: 2 shot at NC courthouse, gunman caught

October 29th, 2014 8:38 am by JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

The suspect was caught in the late afternoon after a manhunt that included dozens of armed officers searching the woods along a state highway with a police helicopter flying overhead.

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Supply rocket bound for space station explodes

Supply rocket bound for space station explodes

October 28th, 2014 7:05 pm by Associated Press

The accident at Orbital Sciences Corp.'s launch complex at Wallops Island was sure to draw criticism over the space agency's growing reliance on private U.S. companies in this post-shuttle effort.

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Retail skirmish blocks Apple Pay at checkout line

Retail skirmish blocks Apple Pay at checkout line

October 28th, 2014 6:24 pm by Associated Press

Retailer resistance to Apple Pay had been expected because Apple hasn't offered incentives to install pricey point-of-sale terminals and train staff on its new mobile payment system.

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FTC says AT&T misled customers over unlimited data

FTC says AT&T misled customers over unlimited data

October 28th, 2014 5:50 pm by Associated Press

The government alleges that the telecom company failed to adequately disclose to customers that it would reduce data speeds if they went over a certain amount of data use in a billing cycle.

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Stocks rise as profits, confidence index climb

Stocks rise as profits, confidence index climb

October 28th, 2014 5:24 pm by Associated Press

Stocks rose from the opening of trading, then built on the momentum as investors sifted through mostly encouraging quarterly results. Whirlpool, AutoNation and engine-maker Cummins all jumped 7 percent after reporting their earnings.

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'Hello Kitty' arrested on drunken driving charge

'Hello Kitty' arrested on drunken driving charge

October 28th, 2014 5:18 pm by Associated Press

Police say officers stopped 37-year-old Carrie Gipson, of Westbrook, Maine, at about 2 a.m. Sunday because she was driving in the wrong lane.

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Bombing suspect's friend convicted of lying to FBI

Bombing suspect's friend convicted of lying to FBI

October 28th, 2014 3:46 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

FBI agents testified that Robel Phillipos told them a string of lies about the night of April 18, 2013, before finally admitting he had been in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's room.

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Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays

Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays

October 28th, 2014 3:44 pm by RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Writer

"This moral revolution is happening at warp speed," said the Rev. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. "This is a real challenge to us on biblical authority."

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