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  • Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

    Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

    | 08/29/14 09:35 AM

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, becoming the first recorded in this country of an outbreak that has hit four other West African countries and has killed more...
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  • OK, so we have germs. But they're our unique germs

    OK, so we have germs. But they're our unique germs

    | 08/29/14 04:46 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, new research shows, you'll rapidly transfer...
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  • UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

    UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

    | 08/28/14 11:07 PM

    GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. health...
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  • US are stocks mixed in early trading

    US are stocks mixed in early trading

    | 08/29/14 10:00 AM

    U.S. stocks were mixed in early trading Friday as investors looked over a batch of new reports on the economy ahead of the Labor Day holiday. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 was little changed at...
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  • US stocks edge higher in early trading

    US stocks edge higher in early trading

    | 08/29/14 09:40 AM

    The U.S. stock market is opening slightly higher as a series of reports on the U.S. economy rolls out. Consumer spending had its first decline since January, dipping 0.1 percent in July, as auto...
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  • US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

    US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

    | 08/29/14 09:12 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed. Consumer spending edged down 0.1 percent last...
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