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Stocks close out worst week since May 2012

Stocks close out worst week since May 2012

October 10th, 2014 5:29 pm by Associated Press

Technology shares were especially hard-hit. Semiconductor makers slumped after Microchip Technology cut its sales forecast for the quarter and warned investors to expect bad news from others in the sector.

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UT professor travels Earth to learn about Mars

UT professor travels Earth to learn about Mars

October 10th, 2014 2:19 pm by University of Tennessee

Jeffrey Moersch is part of NASA-funded team working on Mars 2020 rover mission.

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Angry protesters yell at riot police in St. Louis

Angry protesters yell at riot police in St. Louis

October 10th, 2014 7:32 am by JIM SALTER and JEFF ROBERSON, Associated Press

Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis for a second night as accusations of racial profiling prompted calls for a federal investigation.

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Officials: Strikes on terror cell don't stop plots

Officials: Strikes on terror cell don't stop plots

October 10th, 2014 6:45 am by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

The barrage of U.S. cruise missiles aimed at a cell of al-Qaida militants in Syria last month failed to stop ongoing terror plots to blow up airplanes over Europe and the United States, American intelligence officials say.

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Even Supreme Court justices can goof

Even Supreme Court justices can goof

October 9th, 2014 10:41 pm by Associated Press

The Supreme Court's mishandling of big news this week about same-sex marriage was a reminder: Even the justices put their robes on one arm at a time.

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The new family portrait? 3D-printed statue selfies

The new family portrait? 3D-printed statue selfies

October 9th, 2014 8:00 pm by PETER SVENSSON, AP Technology Writer

The advent of digital cameras and smartphones killed the traditional mall portrait studio, but 3-D printing has sparked a new trend. Overloaded with digital photos, statues may be moving in to fulfill our desire for portraits that stand out.

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Darwin note, early Apple computer being auctioned

Darwin note, early Apple computer being auctioned

October 9th, 2014 6:12 pm by Associated Press

Buyers at the Oct. 22 event at Bonhams will need deep pockets. The Steve Wozniak-designed Apple 1 computer is estimated to bring $300,000 to $500,000. One sold at auction last year for $671,000.

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Dow plunges 334, posts its worst day of 2014

Dow plunges 334, posts its worst day of 2014

October 9th, 2014 5:22 pm by Associated Press

"The violent gyrations are causing havoc for fund managers and active investors (who were) hoping for a smooth fourth quarter," said Todd Schoenberger of J. Streicher Asset Management.

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St. Louis braces for protests after latest shooting of black man by cop

St. Louis braces for protests after latest shooting of black man by cop

October 9th, 2014 3:47 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Asked about police claims that there was evidence that the young man fired three shots and recovered a weapon at the scene, she told the wire service: "Police lie. They lied about Michael Brown, too."

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Sen. Alexander sheds feel-good image in Tenn. race

Sen. Alexander sheds feel-good image in Tenn. race

October 9th, 2014 3:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

It's a far cry from past general elections that featured ads heavy on imagery of Alexander's past triumphs as governor — or even from the recently-concluded Republican primary in which he declined to even mention his opponent by name.

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