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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Thursday in early trading, driven by encouraging earnings from companies including Caterpillar and General Motors. Investors were also encouraged by some positive manufacturing news out of Europe.KEEPING SCORE: T ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man beat his pregnant girlfriend with a baseball bat, strangled her and buried her before leading police to the woman's body days later, authorities said.Twenty-two-year-old Jacob Ferrero killed his girlfrien ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Thursday came up with another 24.4 million euros ($31 million) to fight Ebola, as the bloc's leaders pressed to create a 1 billion-euro ($1.26 billion) fund to fight the deadly virus.British Prime Minister D ...more

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A judge is dismissing a second lawsuit filed by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during a botched circumcision.A judge in Birmingham issued an order Wednesday throwing out the lawsuit filed by Johnny Lee Ba ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — The hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus says its revenue and patient roles have plummeted.Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said in financial statements Wednesday that ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy riding a motorized bike was hit and killed by an ice cream truck in South Los Angeles and residents then attacked the driver.Officer Nuria Venegas, a Los Angeles police spokeswoman, says the tr ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. ...more

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OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — An appearance by columnist George F. Will has drawn protests on a southwest Ohio campus over his commentary on sexual assault reporting at colleges.The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reports ( ) more th ...more

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PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 15-year-old Michigan girl stabbed her 12-year-old brother and conspired to kill other family members so she could run away with her 23-year-old boyfriend.Wayne County prosecutors said Wednesday g ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's most prominent opposition leader is in bare feet, dressed in blue jeans and a checkered shirt, as he opens the door to his apartment in a drab Soviet-era block.Two years ago, Alexei Navalny was the charismatic driving forc ...more