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A sales person pulls out an iPhone 5s for a customer.  (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

New iPhones to launch in more countries on Oct. 25

  CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple says that its new iPhones will go on sale in Italy, Russia, Spain and more than 25 other countries on Oct. 25. The phones also will be available in […]

10/09/2013

In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 file  photo, an Indian man gets a shave during the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, Rajasthan, India. In October 2013, Procter & Gamble has introduced Gillette Guard, a low-cost razor designed for emerging markets like India.  (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Cheap razor made after P&G watches Indians shave

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble executives say it was striking the first time they witnessed a man shave while sitting barefoot on the floor in a tiny hut in India. He had no […]

10/03/2013

In this Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 photo, Sushma Verma, 13, does her homework as she sits on a staircase in Lucknow, India. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

13-yr-old Indian girl begins microbiology master’s

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — In a country where many girls are still discouraged from going to school, Sushma Verma is having anything but a typical childhood. The 13-year-old girl from a poor family in north […]

09/16/2013

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Financial stress may hit your brain and wallet

WASHINGTON (AP) — Being short on cash may make you a bit slower in the brain, a new study suggests. People worrying about having enough money to pay their bills tend to lose temporarily the […]

08/29/2013

A makeshift memorial is seen before a candlelight vigil in the parking lot the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Oak Creek, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Candlelight vigil honors Wisconsin Sikh victims

OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered Monday night to mark the one-year anniversary of a shooting rampage at a Wisconsin Sikh temple with a candlelight vigil in the very parking lot where […]

08/05/2013

This undated photo provided by The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shows four of the more than a dozen U.S. and foreign companies that market illegal treatments for diabetes, ranging from bogus dietary supplements to prescription drugs sold online without a prescription. ( AP Photo/FDA)

FDA cracks down on illegal diabetes remedies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on more than a dozen companies that market illegal treatments for diabetes, ranging from bogus dietary supplements to prescription drugs sold online without a […]

07/23/2013

An Indian cook distributes free school lunches to children at a government run school in Patna, India, on July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/ Aftab Alam Siddiqui)

Cooks recount horror of Indian school lunch deaths

PATNA, India (AP) — Soon after they served the daily free lunch they had prepared for dozens of children at a rural Indian school, the two cooks realized something was very wrong. The students started […]

07/18/2013

An Indian man mourns as he holds his dead daughter inside an ambulance, outside a hospital in Patna, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, Wednesday, July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Aftab Alam Siddiqui)

22 children die after eating school lunch in India

PATNA, India (AP) — The children started falling violently ill soon after they ate the free school lunch of rice, lentils, soybeans and potatoes. The food, part of a program that gives poor Indian students […]

07/17/2013

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Death toll in Indian monsoon flooding nears 600

JOSHIMATH, India (AP) — Rescuers found bodies in the River Ganges and in the muddy, broken earth left by landslides, raising the death toll from monsoon flooding in mountainous northern India to nearly 600 Friday, […]

06/21/2013

Eastern State Penitentiary (Photo credit: Jeff Fusco / EasternState.org)

Philly penitentiary offers taste of prison food

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia is a city that has become renowned for its hip and innovative restaurant scene. But a local tourist attraction is offering decidedly different fare this weekend: prison food. Eastern State Penitentiary […]

06/08/2013

Ranbaxy Laboratories, Indian pharmaceutical company. (AP Photo)

Drug manufacturer agrees to $500 million penalty

WASHINGTON (AP) — A subsidiary of an Indian pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $500 million fines and civil penalties for selling adulterated drugs and lying about tests to federal regulators, the Justice Department said […]

05/13/2013

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Coke takes anti-obesity campaign global

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola says it will make lower-calorie options and clear calorie labeling more widely available around the world, intensifying a push against critics who say its drinks pack on the pounds. The […]

05/08/2013

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