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WEED, Calif. (AP) — Teams of firefighters went house-to-house on Wednesday to pin down damage done by a wildfire that officials estimated had destroyed 110 homes and damaged another 90 in the small town of Weed while another Northern California blaze e ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan logged a 948.5 billion yen ($8.7 billion) trade deficit in August, the 26th straight month of red ink, as slack demand from China and the U.S. stymied exports, the Finance Ministry said Thursday.Exports fell 1.3 percent from a ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon keeps rolling out the devices.The largest U.S. e-commerce company is introducing two new e-readers and new styles of its Kindle Fire HD tablet as part of a fall lineup of Kindle devices. The new and updated devices come on ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A companion guide to Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" promises not only some background on one of the year's most anticipated movies but also some basic science.Publisher W.W. Norton and Company announced Wednesday that Kip Tho ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSEUnited States Steel Corp., up $4.20 to $45.61The steel company said its Canadian unit will a ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund said Wednesday it is preparing $127 million in zero-interest loans to the three African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak — Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.The money would help the thr ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says "it could take until the end of the decade" to shrink the Fed's record investment portfolio to more normal levels.The Fed's response to the 2008 financial crisis has swollen its balance s ...more

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LONDON (AP) — British scientists say a former nurse has become the first person in the country to receive an experimental Ebola vaccine in an early trial to test its safety.Ruth Atkins, 48, got the injection on Wednesday in Oxford, the first of ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Kohl's Corp. plans to hire more than 67,000 seasonal workers nationwide for the holiday shopping season, which the company said is a 15 percent increase over last year.The department store operator declined to specify how many se ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading black women's group is calling the NFL's decision not to include any African-American women as consultants on domestic violence "unacceptable."The Black Women's Roundtable, made up of female leaders who represent blac ...more