• Apple: Record 10 million iPhone 6 sold

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale. A year ago, Apple Inc. said it had sold 9 million …

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  • Border Patrol to test wearing cameras

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol will begin wearing cameras this year at its training academy, a test to see if the technology should be used in the field to blunt criticism about agents’ use of force. R. Gil Kerlikowske, who has led …

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  • NY: Walmart levied fictional ‘sugar tax’ on soda

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general has settled a false advertising investigation at Walmart, saying some store personnel were citing a nonexistent “sugar tax” on soda. The attorney general’s office says the retailer launched a national sale in June advertising Coca-Cola 12-packs for …

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  • Changes surround 9/11 commemoration

    NEW YORK — A solemn reading of the names. Moments of silence to mark the precise times of tragedy. Stifled sobs of those still mourning. As the nation pauses today to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack, little about the …

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  • Flight 93 anniversary marked by Hastert

    SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The 40 passengers and crew who died when hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in southwestern Pennsylvania during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were to be honored in a new way during the 13th anniversary ceremony at the Flight 93 …

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  • 1 booked for sex trafficking

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 22-year-old fugitive accused of trafficking at least two women and possibly others from out of state to Baton Rouge, allegedly forcing them into prostitution Investigators first learned of Emmanuel Bailey’s operation …

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  • High-speed chase yields arrest

    BERNIE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested an Arkansas man who they say led officers from six law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase through southeast Missouri. Fifty-year-old Wendall Coleman’s charges include driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest and failure to drive on the right side …

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  • Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy has died at age 93 at his home

    ATLANTA (AP) — S. Truett Cathy, the billionaire founder of the privately held Chick-fil-A restaurant chain that famously closes on Sundays but also drew unwanted attention on gay marriage in recent years because of his family’s conservative views, died early Monday, a company spokesman said. …

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  • Can we talk about Rivers’ taboo topics onstage?

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — On “The Ed Sullivan Show” in 1967, Joan Rivers joked about society’s double-standard for women. “A girl, you’re 30 years old, you’re not married, you’re an old maid,” she said. “A man, he’s 90 years old, he’s not married, he’s a …

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  • Fox attempting to break new ground with ‘Utopia’

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — It appears as if almost anything might be possible in “Utopia.” Whether its ensuring participants can legally hunt, readying for wildfires or accounting for an impending pregnancy, the masterminds behind the new Fox unscripted society-building series have prepared for every …

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  • Hurricane Norbert churns off Mexico

    MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Norbert is churning in the Pacific well off the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said early today that Norbert was packing top sustained winds of 80 mph. It’s centered about 165 miles …

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  • Argentine dinosaur may shed light on huge beasts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers studying the remains of an enormous dinosaur — a creature that was bigger than seven bull elephants — have given it an equally colossal name: Dreadnoughtus, or “fearing nothing.” Scientists hope its unusually well-preserved bones will help reveal secrets about …

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