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NEW YORK (AP) — PayPal, Apple and others are betting on billions in mobile payments.But so far, trying to use my phone to pay at restaurants and retailers has been frustrating. It's easier just to pull out my plastic credit card than to figure o ...more

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By David Lague , James Pomfret and Greg Torode HONG KONG (Reuters) - In the heart of Mong Kok, one of the most densely populated districts on earth, an abandoned Hong Kong police van is enveloped in the student-led demonstrations paralyzing s ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A report issued Wednesday by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy squarely places blame for the shutdown of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository on failures at Los Alamos National Laboratory. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama believes it was in the best interest of the Secret Service for Director Julia Pierson to resign.Pierson offered her resignation Wednesday amid intense scrutiny over security lapses at ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told a nurse on his initial hospital visit that he had recently been in an area affected by the deadly disease, but that information was not widely shared, a hospital official said We ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Kagan had been in prison for murder for more than a decade when doubts about his guilt arose from an uncommon source: the former Brooklyn judge who had convicted him.The reason was still more extraordinary: The now-retired ...more

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in central California are searching for one or more suspects who broke into a Foster Farms chicken ranch and killed more than 900 birds with a golf club.Fresno County sheriff's deputies arrived at the facility i ...more

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors say six people have been implicated in contract-rigging schemes involving the bribery of National Guard officials. Three of them have pleaded guilty.The Department of Justice on Wednesday unveiled charges again ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday, a day after bitingly critical questioning by Congress about a White House security breach. There had been increasing calls for her departure during the day.Homeland Secu ...more

Reuters News - 17 mins ago

SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - The judge overseeing Stockton, California's municipal bankruptcy trial on Wednesday said he will make a determination later on Wednesday about the role of the state's huge retirement fund, Calpers, in the case. U ...more