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    Sentencing hearing for Oscar Pistorius concludes in South Africa

    (CNN) — Lawyers painted opposing pictures of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius in their final arguments Friday before his sentencing — one side depicting him as a broken man who’s suffered enough, while the other said he must pay for taking his girlfriend’s life. Pistorius, 27, is due to be sentenced for culpable homicide, or negligent killing, as well as one weapons-related charge, after a hearing lasting several days. After both sides’ final arguments concluded Friday, Masipa said the court […]

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    Did nurse’s flights put 800 at risk?

    (CNN) — A nurse infected with Ebola may have had symptoms sooner than originally believed, authorities say, and an airline is notifying up to 800 passengers linked to flights she took between Dallas and Cleveland. In addition to Amber Vinson’s round trip, Frontier Airlines is also reaching out to others who were in five subsequent flights that used the same plane. Vinson was hospitalized Tuesday, a day after she returned from Cleveland to Dallas aboard a Frontier Airlines flight. The […]

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    Apple Pay is launching on Monday

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Starting Monday, you can pay for stuff with your iPhone 6. Apple CEO Tim Cook announced Thursday that the company’s highly anticipated smartphone-based payment system will debut Oct. 20. “We believe Apple Pay is going to be huge,” Cook said. “It’s going to change the way we pay for things.” Roughly 500 banks will support Apple Pay, Cook said. Apple has also signed on retailers including Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, McDonald’s, Staples and Whole Foods. Apple Pay will […]

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    Apple unveils new iPads, releases OS X Yosemite

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The iPad is getting a facelift. Apple unveiled new editions of the iPad and iPad Mini at an event in California on Thursday, where it also announced that its new Apple Pay system will launch on Monday, Oct. 20. The new tablets — the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini — both come with TouchID fingerprint sensors, which previously were only available on the iPhone. You can use the TouchID to make purchases online with Apple […]

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    Dispute over fan delays start of Florida’s gubernatorial debate

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott refused to go onstage for the first seven minutes of a debate Thursday night, because his opponent had a fan. No, not a rowdy supporter in the audience. An actual electric fan. Scott’s Democratic challenger, former Gov. Charlie Crist, had set up a small fan underneath his podium, apparently trying to keep himself from sweating under the Broward College stage’s lights. Scott saw the fan, a prop that often accompanies Crist at public […]

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    House panel to hold hearing on Ebola response

    Washington (CNN) — As more questions mount about what measures should be in place to fight the spread of Ebola in the United States, a House panel has called the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other Obama Administration officials to a hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday. CDC Director Thomas Frieden will likely face a series of tough questions from members of both parties about why his agency failed to put clearer procedures in place […]

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    Getting up to date on Ebola

    (CNN) — As news spreads about an Ebola-stricken nurse flying on a commercial flight, health officials, schools and the airline are doubling down on precautions. Here’s what to know to get caught up on the latest on the Ebola outbreak: U.S. DEVELOPMENTS Infected nurse goes to Emory for treatment Amber Vinson, the second Texas nurse to contract Ebola after treating Thomas Eric Duncan, arrived at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta for further treatment. Like Nina Pham, Vinson had been caring […]

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    Honda CR-V named SUV of the Year

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Motor Trend magazine has named the revamped 2015 Honda CR-V its SUV of the year, beating out 18 other all-new or redesigned SUVs. The CR-V wasn’t completely redesigned for 2015. But Honda made significant improvements that put it over the top, Motor Trend editor-in-chief Ed Loh said. Among the most striking, he said, was a continuously variable transmission that replaced the CR-V’s 5-speed transmission. As its name implies, a continuously variable transmission can vary gear ratios […]

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    Trooper: Boy, 10, kills woman, 90, for yelling at him

    (CNN) — “I killed that lady,” the 10-year-old boy told a Pennsylvania state trooper, after a 90-year-old woman was found dead in the home of the boy’s grandfather. Tristen Kurilla, a fifth grader, made the chilling confession Saturday, police said, after his mother brought him to the Pennsylvania State Police Barracks in Honesdale, about 140 miles north of Philadelphia. Now, Kurilla is being held at the Wayne County Correctional Facility and charged as an adult with criminal homicide, the Wayne […]

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    Toyota recalls another 1.75 million cars

    HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- Toyota has issued three new recalls covering more than 1.75 million vehicles, the latest in a string of safety setbacks for the automaker.

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    Second Dallas health care worker tests positive for Ebola

    (CNN) — A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for Ebola, health officials said Wednesday — casting further doubt on the hospital’s ability to handle Ebola and protect employees. The worker reported a fever Tuesday and was immediately isolated, health department spokeswoman Carrie Williams said. The preliminary Ebola test was done late Tuesday at the state public health laboratory in Austin, and the results came back around midnight. […]

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    Megabus crashes in Indiana; Interstate shut down

    Johnson County, IN — A serious crash in Greenwood shut down I-65 Monday morning. The crash occurred around 4:25 a.m. on I-65 northbound near mile marker 98. A Megabus bound from Atlanta for Chicago made contact with a car at the side of the road and flipped over. According to Indiana State Police, officers were initially sent to the area for a car crash, but when they arrived on scene they also discovered the overturned bus. “The bus was coming […]

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