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CIA Spied on Senate, Internal Review Finds

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA’s insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency’s internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behavior by CIA officers.

Five agency employees – two lawyers and three computer specialists- improperly accessed S

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Medicare Drug Premiums to Rise for 2nd Year

Medicare Drug Premiums to Rise for 2nd Year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare says premiums for prescription drug plans will rise in 2015 for the second year in a row.

Officials said Thursday that Medicare’s average monthly drug premium will rise next year to $32.

The modest increase of $1 a month comes amid worries over the future impact of costly new medications. Sovaldi, for example, cures

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US Warns Against Traveling to Ebola Hit Countries

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.

The travel advisory applies to nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where the deadly disease has killed more than 700 people this year.

“The bottom line is Ebola is worsening in West A

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Grammy Winner Ne-Yo: Ex Manager Owes Me $8M

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NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy winner Ne-Yo wants $8 million from his ex-manager.

The Daily News reports  that the R&B singer-songwriter has sued one-time manager and confidant Kevin Foster in Manhattan federal court.

Foster started handling Ne-Yo’s finances in 2005.

The lawsuit says Foster moved some of Ne-Yo’s money without permission. It also alleges t

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Russell Simmons, LL Cool J Visit Youth at NYC Jail

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NEW YORK (AP) — A group of young people at a jail complex got some words of encouragement on Thursday from hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and actor LL Cool J.

The two visited Rikers Island to mark the launch of a national anti-violence program from Simmons’ RushCard, a prepaid debit card.

RushCard’s Keep the Peace initiative is giving grants to n

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