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Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch

Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch

Attention Wal-Mart shoppers: iPhone prices are coming down.
Malaysian couple charged with alleged theft from MH370 passengers

Malaysian couple charged with alleged theft from MH370 passengers

Malaysian police have charged two people over the alleged theft of around $35,000 (110,600 Malaysian ringgits) from the bank accounts of four passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
3 senior Hamas military leaders killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza

3 senior Hamas military leaders killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza

An Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza overnight killed three high-ranking members of Hamas' military wing, the Qassam Brigades, the militant group said Thursday. Seven civilians were also killed.
Report: James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

Report: James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

The captors of American journalist James Foley originally demanded a ransom of 100 million euros ($132.5 million), the chief executive of a news website he worked for told The Wall Street Journal.
Report: James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

Report: James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

The captors of American journalist James Foley originally demanded a ransom of 100 million euros ($132.5 million), the chief executive of a news website he worked for told The Wall Street Journal.
Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the cream-filled treats is closing.
Buffett: 'We made a mistake,' will pay $900,000 settlement

Buffett: 'We made a mistake,' will pay $900,000 settlement

Warren Buffett says his firm made a mistake and will pay a nearly $900,000 settlement to the federal government.
Bank of America nears record settlement

Bank of America nears record settlement

Bank of America is on the verge of finalizing a deal with the government to pay more than $16.5 billion in what would be the biggest mortgage securities fraud settlement.
Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the cream-filled treats is closing.
UK pledges money, asks for help in Ebola research, treatment

UK pledges money, asks for help in Ebola research, treatment

Researchers around the world are being asked to help stop the largest known Ebola outbreak in history.
Girl suspended after saying 'bless you'

Girl suspended after saying 'bless you'

A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.

Marine charged in death of pregnant lover

Police in Anchorage, Alaska have arrested a California-based Marine suspected of killing his pregnant lover.

Malaysian police: Planned militant attacks not ISIS but similar ideology

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (CNN) -- There are no immediate links between the 19 people arrested on suspicion of planning terror attacks on Malaysia's administrative capital, Putrajaya, and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), police said

Beheading of American journalist James Foley recalls past horrors

 The beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants has stirred grim memories, bringing into focus once again the risks faced by reporters in modern conflicts.

Vargas, others appeal to Obama administration on deportations

Filmmaker and activist Jose Antonio Vargas and 10 others asked the U.S. government on Wednesday to halt deportation proceedings against undocumented immigrants like themselves who have strong and productive ties to the United States.