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  • Nunn debuts another Bush ad in Georgia Senate race

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    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia is out with another ad showing her with former President George H.W. Bush, who has asked her not to use him in her campaign for the state's open Senate seat. Nunn's latest ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 5:04 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Nigeria declared Ebola-free in 'spectacular success story'; doctors say fluids saved lives Ebola fear eases as monitoring ends for some in Dallas; officials ready new health protocols After US airdrops, Turkey says it helps Iraqi Kurds enter Syria to fight ...

  • UPS increases some shipping rates by 4.9 percent

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    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — UPS says it is raising rates for a number of its shipping services by an average of 4.9 percent for 2015. The Atlanta-based company said Monday it is increasing rates for its ground, air, international, UPS Freight, ...

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average did Monday

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    (AP) U.S. stock prices moved quietly higher Monday as investors decided to step back into a market that was rattled by turbulence last week. A decline in IBM held back a gain in the Dow Jones industrial average. IBM fell 7 ...

  • AP Top News At 5 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Nigeria declared Ebola-free; 'spectacular success' Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings US lawmaker demands probe of Nazi benefit payments In Chicago, a warm ...

  • Ex-Boston funeral director held on $50,000 bail

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    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston funeral director charged with improperly storing bodies and stealing thousands of dollars in funeral pre-payments has been ordered held on $50,000 bail. Joseph O'Donnell pleaded not guilty in Suffolk Superior Court on Monday. He's ...

  • AP Top Entertainment News At 5 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) 'Fury' defeats 'Gone Girl' in box-office battle Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere At A Glance: The cost of cable vs. a la carte NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues Rabbi leads vigil outside Met to protest opera Jimmy Fallon's ...

  • Pitbull to host American Music Awards on Nov. 23

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Pitbull will host the 2014 American Music Awards. The platinum-selling rapper will also perform at the Nov. 23 event at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, to air live on ABC, dick clark productions announced Monday. Later that ...

  • Trial begins over Navy silencer contract

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    (AP) ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Navy intelligence officer illegally diverted nearly $2 million in government funds to his boss's brother under a secret, illegitimate contract to build hundreds of untraceable rifle silencers. In opening trial statements in Alexandria ...

  • La. health dept. seeks end to billing rape victims

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    (AP) BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Sexual assault victims in Louisiana should not have to pay for their treatment in emergency rooms, the health department said Monday, announcing a proposal that would have a state victims' assistance board finance the exams. ...

  • Ebola: Keeping patients alive as body fights back

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse ...

  • Suspected Indiana serial killer charged in 1 death

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    (AP) HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A man suspected in the deaths of seven women in northwestern Indiana has been charged in one of the slayings. The Lake County prosecutor's office on Monday charged 43-year-old Darren Vann of nearby Gary, Indiana, in ...

  • Chipotle's profit tops expectations as sales surge

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    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Chipotle reported a third-quarter profit Monday that topped Wall Street expectations as sales continued to surge. The Mexican food chain said sales rose 19.8 percent at restaurants open at least a year for its third quarter. The ...

  • Vikings player Senser's wife finishes work release

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    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The wife of Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser is being allowed to return home after completing a work release assignment for her conviction in a hit-and-run accident that killed a chef. Monday was Amy Senser's release date, ...

  • Yearwood, Santana to perform at World Series

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Trisha Yearwood and Carlos Santana are among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series. Major League Baseball says Yearwood will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 1 on Tuesday when the ...

  • Stiviano suit against Shelly Sterling dismissed

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    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit by Donald Sterling's mistress against the estranged wife of the former Los Angeles Clippers owner. Judge Richard Fruin said last week he planned to allow the suit, but he ...

  • Apple reports record 39.3 million iPhone sales

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    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple says it sold 39.3 million iPhones in the last quarter, or 16 percent more than a year ago, which is a record for the quarter. That's partly due to excitement over new iPhone 6 and ...

  • 6-magnitude quake felt on Ecuador-Colombia border

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    (AP) QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 6-magnitude quake has struck Ecuador's border with Colombia. There are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake struck at 3:33 p.m. EDT, had a depth of about 10 ...

  • Column: Keselowski marches to his own beat

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    (AP) TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — It didn't take long for Brad Keselowski to earn an unpleasant reputation in NASCAR. He was aggressive on the track, brash and arrogant off of it, and rubbed most of his competitors the wrong way. Denny ...

  • Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

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    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Buster Posey and the San Francisco Giants zipped through the playoffs, Lorenzo Cain and the Kansas City Royals zoomed along. And then, they all got some time off. Almost an eternity, by October standards. When ...

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