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Supreme court denies review of $9.5 million facebook settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has left in place the settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Facebook over a marketing program that broadcast users’ purchasing and shopping habits to their friends. The justices declined Monday to review the $9.5 million settlement of a lawsuit about the now-shuttered Beacon marketing ...

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Twitter boosts IPO target to $23-$25 per share

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter’s initial public offering of stock is getting an enthusiastic response from prospective investors. In a reflection of the demand for Twitter’s stock, the 7-year-old short messaging service on Monday boosted the price range for the IPO to $23 and $25 per share. The San Francisco ...

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Maya Angelou accepts Mailer Center lifetime award

NEW YORK (AP) — Her body weak, her voice rich and strong, Maya Angelou sang, lectured and reminisced as she accepted a lifetime achievement award Thursday night from the Norman Mailer Center. The 85-year-old author, poet, dancer and actress was honored during a benefit gala at the New York Public ...

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Tennessee’s health rate ranks low amongst other states

BC-TN–Editorial Rdp/1004 Tennessee editorial roundup The Associated Press Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: Oct. 21 Jackson (Tenn.) Sun on a healthier Tennessee goal of new foundation: Tennessee consistently ranks near the bottom when it comes to the overall health of the state’s residents. From obesity to smoking-related illnesses to diabetes, ...

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Some States Will Reopen National Parks

AP-US-Shutdown-National-Parks/993 Some states reopen nat’l parks; others eye options MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Obama administration’s willingness to reopen national parks shuttered by the government shutdown came with a big caveat: States must foot the bill with money they likely won’t see again. So ...

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Q&A About the Defecit Debate

AP-US-Deficit-Q&A/1264 Obama, GOP talks leading back to deficit debate JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Suddenly it’s about the deficits. As a deal moves toward ending the partial government shutdown, raising the nation’s line of credit, and abandoning the drive to upend the 3-year-old health care law, Washington’s attention ...

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