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BP shares fell more than 6 percent in New York on Friday to a 14-year low as the costs rise for containing the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.


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WASHINGTON — Deaths of infants and toddlers trapped inside hot automobiles have mounted in recent weeks, prompting warnings from the government and safety groups at the start of summer.


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First there's the anticipation. Then, the long lines, followed by the triumphant walk out of the Apple store, new gadget in hand.
Now, inevitably, the first slew of complaints are in, among them that just holding the iPhone 4 a certain way can interfere with calls.


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NEW YORK (AP) -- The most memorable comedic take on the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico hasn't come from "Saturday Night Live," "The Daily Show" or a late-night monologue.


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LONDON — Human fetuses cannot feel pain before the age of 24 weeks, a British medical association said Friday — delivering a setback for anti-abortion activists campaigning to lower the country's 24-week time limit.


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ATLANTA — Most U.S. adults should eat less than a teaspoon of salt each day, but a new government report says just 1 in 18 meet that goal.


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LOS ANGELES — A former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer took the stand Thursday in his own defense at his trial on a charge of murdering an unarmed Black man on an Oakland train platform, marking the first time the officer has spoken publicly about the New Year's Day 2009 shooting.


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PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- This moment might be celebrated for decades.


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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Three American troops were reported killed and the bodies of 11 men, some beheaded, were found Friday in rising violence across Afghanistan.


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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama declared victory Friday after congressional negotiators reached a dawn agreement on a sweeping overhaul of rules overseeing Wall Street.


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