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Nigeria rushes to get isolation tents for Ebola

Nigerian port health officials uses a thermometer on a worker at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. A Nigerian nurse who treated a man with Ebola is now dead and five others are sick with one of the...

Police kill rifle-wielding man at Ohio Wal-Mart

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A man in a southwest Ohio Wal-Mart store waved a rifle at customers, including children, and was fatally shot by police when he wouldn’t drop the weapon, according to police and a recorded 911 call from a witness. Authorities say a customer...
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Expert wants to help nab Russian password thieves

Chief Information Security Officer Alex Holden of Hold Security, LLC appears during the Black Hat USA 2014 cyber security conference on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Las Vegas. Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting...

Spiked Sprint-T-Mobile deal may mean lower prices

NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of Sprint’s push to buy T-Mobile US could mean fresh options in wireless plans and lower prices for U.S. consumers. But in the long run, tougher competition on prices could lead to slower service and slower expansion of coverage....
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Report: Russia to block US agricultural imports

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with local officials in Voronezh, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Putin says he has ordered the government to develop measures in response to Western sanctions. In a meeting with state officials in the city of Voronezh on Tuesday,...
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AP source: BofA nears $16-$17B settlement with US

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2014, file photo, a Bank of America sign is photographed in Philadelphia. A person familiar with the matter says Bank of America has agreed to pay between $16 billion and $17 billion to settle an investigation into its sale of mortgage-backed...

AIDS patients fear discrimination in ACA exchange

MIAMI (AP) — Patient advocates say some insurance companies are making HIV and AIDS drugs unaffordable in plans issued through the Affordable Care Act by shifting much of the cost to customers. While the issue applies broadly to all patients with chronic illnesses that...
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Woods ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship

Tiger Woods stands on the first tee during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Tiger Woods stands on the first tee...
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Selig expects vote next week on his successor

Baseball Commissioner Allan H. “Bud” Selig smiles as he responds to a question from reporters after addressing participants of the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities World Series during a luncheon, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Grapevine, Texas. Selig is retiring in...

Preller sets bar World Series high for Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A.J. Preller has set the bar high for the San Diego Padres — World Series high. Preller was hired as general manager on Wednesday after developing a reputation as a hard-working, hard-charging scouting and player development executive the last 10...