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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — EBay is splitting off its fastest growing segment, mobile payment service PayPal, the e-commerce company said Tuesday.Investors applauded the news, sending eBay's shares up nearly 7 percent in morning trading.The m ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the signing of a security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan marks a "historic day" in the partnership between the two countries.The pact allows about 10,000 American troops to stay in Afghan ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The games, ice cream and play rehearsals that 9-year-old Joshua Rowell experienced during summer school this year weren't just for fun.Joshua, like thousands of Ohio third-graders, had missed a state literacy target on a st ...more

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In this photo by Kin Cheung, Chinese divers Chen Ruolin, left, and Liu Huixia compete in the women's synchronized 10-meter platform diving final at the Asian Games. They won gold, adding to China's lead in the medal tally at the continental games. With ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors set aside worries about the protests in Hong Kong.The Dow Jones industrial average edged up 12 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,079 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday.The ...more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland's state pension of nearly $53,000 a year will not be affected by his second felony conviction.The New Haven Register reports ( ) that a spokeswoman for Attorney ...more

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man who shot and killed a 17-year-old teenager after an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store is taking the stand in his own defense.Michael Dunn was the first witness called Tuesday by his ...more

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BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's warring factions have agreed on the installation of a federal system of government in South Sudan, mediators announced Tuesday, saying progress was being made in talks aimed at finding a political solution to vi ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union ambassadors have decided to keep Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for the time being.EU foreign affairs spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said ambassadors from the 28 EU countries agreed Tuesday that alt ...more

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MADRID (AP) — The regional government of Catalonia says it will heed a decision by Spain's top court suspending its plans to hold an independence referendum but vows to continue efforts to hold a vote.Regional government spokesman Frances Homs s ...more