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The interest rate pendulum has swung in favor of homeowners again.A steady decline in recent weeks brought down the average rate for a 30-year fixed home loan below 4 percent to 3.92 percent this week, the lowest level in more than a year. As re ...more

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Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA
Oct. 26
1911 — Danny Murphy of Philadelphia had four hits as the Athletics beat the New York Giants 13-2 to win the World Series in six games. The ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, China's official news agency said Saturday.Another 11 miners were injured in the disaster that struck just before midnight Friday in Tiechanggou township outsid ...more

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon's highly successful run as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays is over.After discussions on a new deal bogged down with the Rays, Maddon is now free to listen to offers from any club — a prospect the manager appa ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The players' union has questioned why the NFL's domestic violence training and education program "treats all players as perpetrators."In a memo sent to NFL Players Association members on Thursday by Executive Director DeMaurice S ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been criticized b ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associate ...more

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Certain models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control.Here is a more detailed look:ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLESDETAILS: Model year 2008 and 2009 Arctic Cat single-rid ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — UPS might levy surcharges or even turn away some holiday shipments this year if retailers surprise the delivery giant by dropping off more packages than they had planned.UPS executives discussed the possibilities Friday as they det ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.Still, the agency warned it's not clear whe ...more