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GM sued over deaths, injuries linked to ignition switch

NEW YORK (Reuters) — General Motors was hit Tuesday with a lawsuit brought on behalf of more than 650 people injured or killed in accidents involving cars that have been recalled this year for faulty ignition switches.

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US nuclear negotiator declines setting deadline on Iran deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The lead U.S. nuclear negotiator declined to give a final deadline on Tuesday for negotiating a final nuclear agreement with Iran, but said participants mean to finish the international talks at the end of the current four-month extension.

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Senators from Colorado, Washington want federal pot laws applied fairly

DENVER (Reuters) — U.S. senators from Colorado and Washington, seeking clarity on federal rules that may affect legal marijuana businesses in their states, are urging the Obama administration to ensure federal agencies take a consistent approach to enforcement.

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Poor performance forces UAL to cut Japan-Guam flights

HAGÅTÑA — This December, United Airlines will cancel flights from Guam to three Japanese cities, including Niigata, Hiroshima and Okayama. The first scheduled flight service to be discontinued will be the Guam-Niigata route, with United terminating the route service effective Dec. 14.

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Former Virginia governor’s marriage in spotlight at corruption trial

RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) — Former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his wife were barely on speaking terms when they accepted $165,000 in gifts and loans from a vitamin company executive, defense attorneys said on Tuesday at the start of the pair’s corruption trial.

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IT&E donates $5,000 to Tournament of Champions

(Press Release) — As part of its commitment to supporting community events and projects, IT&E has announced that the company has donated $5,000 to the Tournament of Champions or TOC organizers.

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Top Ebola doctor dies from virus

FREETOWN (Reuters) — The doctor leading Sierra Leone’s fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the virus on Tuesday, the country’s chief medical officer said.

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CNMI firefighters undergo wild fire assessment training

AN instructor from Hawaii is on island to conduct a wild fire and fire risk assessment training for the firefighters of the CNMI.

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