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    The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US

    iBook charts for week ending November 19, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ): iBooks US Bestseller List – Paid Books 1.The Midnight Line by Lee Child – 9780399593499 – (Random House Publishing Group) 2.End Game by David Baldacci – 9781455586639 – (Grand Central Publishing) 3.Rules of Civility by Amor Towles – […]
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    The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 19, 2017: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 2. Minecraft, Mojang 3. kirakira+, Kentaro Yama 4. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 5. Bloons TD 5, Ninja Kiwi 6. NBA 2K18, 2K 7. iSchedule, HotSchedules 8. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 9. Tiny Wings, Andreas Illiger 10. […]
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    Macy’s and Hess jump while Bonanza Creek sinks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Macy’s Inc., up 44 cents to $21.07 The department store’s CEO told CNBC the holiday shopping season is off to a good start. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., up 22 cents to $13.70 Israeli business publication Calcalist reported that the drugmaker will cut large […]
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    Philadelphia halts sale of Love Park keepsakes

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia officials hoping to sell engraved blocks from the original Love Park on Friday were surprised to learn about an hour before the granite keepsakes went up for grabs that they didn’t have the right to sell them. A spokeswoman for the city’s parks department said officials “incorrectly assumed” that they had […]
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    Recalls this week: Ikea chests and dressers, carabiners

    Ikea is relaunching a recall of 17.3 million chests and dressers, which are prone to tipping if not properly anchored. Other recalled consumer products include carabiners used for linking harnesses and ropes when rock climbing. Here’s a more detailed look: DECKING DETAILS: The recall involves Allura fiber cement decking and fascia. The recalled decking was […]
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    Faced with high illiteracy rates, DC pushes adult learning

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A high school dropout, Nicole Dickey adds fractions in math class at a charter school for adults, hoping to earn her high school credentials and find a good paying office job. “My life has changed, I am here to make it better,” said Dickey, 39, who left high school after she became […]
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    Arkansas woman who used county cash for dog tuxedo sentenced

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas County employee who fraudulently spent more than $366,000 using a county credit card to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her dog, has been sentenced to 20 years of probation. Court documents show 44-year-old Kristi Goss was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in September to using […]
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    Colleges, high schools use “Hamilton” to enhance teaching

    CHICAGO (AP) — Tickets for the blockbuster musical “Hamilton” may be hard to come by in several cities, but not for freshman at Northwestern University. The school in Evanston, Illinois, has given more 2,000 incoming students tickets to Chicago performances of “Hamilton: An American Musical.” It is just one of several schools using the Broadway […]
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    The Latest: Texas trooper’s body escorted to funeral home

    BRYAN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Texas state trooper on Thanksgiving Day (all times local): 4:25 p.m. The body of a Texas state trooper shot and killed during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving is being escorted to a funeral home in Teague, about 98 miles (158 kilometers) south of […]
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    Boom! Luxury converted nuclear missile silo lists on Airbnb

    ESKRIDGE, Kan. (AP) — A Cold War-era missile silo in rural northeast Kansas that housed a nuclear warhead 65 years ago and was later converted into an underground mansion is now finding a new lease on life as an Airbnb location. The Subterra Castle Airbnb opened for business about six months ago. It’s located in […]