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Dad of toddler found decomposed in crib was awarded sole custody

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who told police he put bags of garbage in his young daughter’s room to mask the smell of her decomposing ...

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Posted: jul. 30, 2015 10:23 p.m. | | Dad of toddler found decomposed in crib was awarded sole custody Comments 0 Comments

‘Teen accused of suffocating her newborn son, then going shopping

NEW YORK (AP) — A teenage girl suffocated her just-born baby boy before putting his body in a shopping bag, then going on a trip to ...

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Posted: jul. 30, 2015 10:23 p.m. | | ‘Teen accused of suffocating her  newborn son, then going shopping Comments 0 Comments

Man steals SUV with baby in it, leads police on long chase

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky State Police trooper feared the worst as he climbed into the crashed SUV, stolen 48 miles away, and saw the ...

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Posted: jul. 30, 2015 10:22 p.m. | | Man steals SUV with baby in it, leads police  on long chase Comments 0 Comments

Kidnapping suspect’s sister files claim against FBI

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The sister of a man killed in the Idaho wilderness after he was suspected of kidnapping a teen girl and killing her ...

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Posted: jul. 30, 2015 10:22 p.m. | | Kidnapping suspect’s sister files claim  against FBI Comments 0 Comments

Utah reconsiders canyon name

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The renewed national scrutiny of the Confederate flag has officials again considering changing the name of Utah’s Negro Bill Canyon ...

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Facebook test is next for giant Internet service drone

MENLO PARK . (AP) — Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing ...

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FDA warns of drug name mix-ups

NEW YORK (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that some doctors and pharmacies are getting confused by the similar names of an antidepressant ...

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Beaches remain open despite oil slick

GOLETA. (AP) — Beachgoers were warned to avoid tar balls on Thursday along the Santa Barbara shoreline as the Coast Guard sought the source of a ...

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Quality behind average vehicle age reaching record 11.5 years

DETROIT (AP) — In the age of Apple’s CarPlay, a lot of cars on the road still have tape decks.

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Posted: jul. 29, 2015 8:39 p.m. | | Quality behind average vehicle age reaching record 11.5 years Comments 0 Comments

Facebook 2Q results soar as user base, mobile ads grow

MENLO PARK (AP) — Facebook is attracting advertising dollars to where its users are — on mobile devices.

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Posted: jul. 29, 2015 8:39 p.m. | | Facebook 2Q  results soar as  user base, mobile ads grow Comments 0 Comments

Teens adrift near limit for survival at sea

TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — Crews pushed the limits of an ever-expanding search zone Wednesday for two teens missing at sea and potentially nearing the boundaries of ...

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Rolling Stone sued over retracted rape story

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted ...

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Alabama prisoner drops bid for abortion

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama prisoner who went to federal court seeking an abortion filed a court document Wednesday saying she’d changed her mind ...

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911 dispatcher hangs up on caller

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 911 caller said Wednesday she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a ...

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Boy accused of strangling had past troubles

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An 11-year-old boy accused of strangling a 4-year-old boy had a history of disturbing behavior, including choking another child until the child ...

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Cop indicted on murder charge

CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on ...

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Mormons may form own Scouting group

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The lifting of the Boy Scouts of America’s ban on gay adult leaders prompted some gay Eagle Scouts to quickly ...

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Injured boy, 7, was monitored by remote camera

HARDWICK, Mass. (AP) — Newly released court documents say a 7-year-old Massachusetts boy hospitalized after allegedly being abused and isolated by his father had an alarm ...

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Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and authorities tried ...

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300 years after shipwreck, family finds $1 million in sunken gold

SEBASTIAN, Fla. (AP) — The night before her treasure-hunting family discovered $1 million worth of Spanish gold off central Florida’s Atlantic coast last month, Hillary ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2015 7:12 p.m. | | 300 years after shipwreck, family  finds $1 million in sunken gold Comments 0 Comments

Snow piles from Buffalo storm still melting

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — People from Buffalo hear it all year — over the phone or while traveling: “Buffalo? Got snow there?”

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Posted: jul. 28, 2015 7:10 p.m. | | Snow piles from Buffalo storm still melting Comments 0 Comments

HIGH ROLLERS

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — One high roller requests a refrigerator full of bananas that he squeezes and throws as he gambles. Another urinates against a wall ...

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Health care spending to accelerate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s respite from accelerating health care costs appears to be over.

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FDA approves weight loss balloon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators on Tuesday approved an inflatable medical balloon that aids weight loss by filling up space in the stomach.

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Boy gets double-hand transplant

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant ...

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Apple Watch will be sold at some Best Buys

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apple Watch is heading to some Best Buy stores ahead of the holiday shopping season.

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Nike offers partial FuelBand refund

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike will give partial refunds or gift cards to people who bought FuelBand fitness trackers in the last 3 1/2 years ...

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Shipwreck-hunting firmy sues over Blackbeard’s ship

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The shipwreck-hunting company that found Blackbeard’s flagship that sank off the North Carolina coast nearly 300 years ago sued the ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2015 9:25 p.m. | | Shipwreck-hunting firmy sues over Blackbeard’s ship Comments 0 Comments

Burger King’s sales get a boost from Chicken Fries

NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King got a boost from the return of its “Chicken Fries.”

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Posted: jul. 27, 2015 9:24 p.m. | | Burger King’s  sales get a boost from Chicken Fries  Comments 0 Comments

Federal prisons recognize humanism as religion

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal prisoners who identify as humanist can now celebrate Darwin Day and get accommodations typically afforded to those inmates who believe in ...

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Father took blame for son’s fatal hit-run

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A judge on Monday vacated the sentence of a Milwaukee man who spent more than a year in prison before admitting he took ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2015 8:42 p.m. | | Father took blame for son’s fatal hit-run Comments 0 Comments

PBS special tells story of atomic weapons

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The creation of the atomic bomb in a New Mexico secret city and newly restored and declassified footage will be featured ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2015 8:42 p.m. | | PBS special tells story of atomic weapons Comments 0 Comments

Did man kill a number of women?

CHARLESTON, West Virginia (AP) — A man toting axes, a shovel and bleach when he was killed by an escort he met online had been stopped ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2015 8:41 p.m. | | Did man kill a number of women? Comments 0 Comments

Scouts end total ban on gay adults

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain ...

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Foothill fire burns 2 square miles

ALTANTA (AP) — Fire authorities said Sunday a wildfire at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada has burned a little over 2 square miles of drought-stricken ...

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Rangers in towers are out, cameras are in

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (AP) — For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2015 11:18 p.m. | | Rangers in towers are out, cameras are in Comments 0 Comments

Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back 500,000 pickups

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2015 11:17 p.m. | | Fiat Chrysler must offer to  buy back 500,000 pickups Comments 0 Comments

Obama: Kenya at ‘crossroads’ between peril and promise

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Declaring Kenya at a “crossroads” between promise and peril, President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his father’s birth ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2015 11:17 p.m. | | Obama: Kenya at ‘crossroads’  between peril and promise Comments 0 Comments

Georgia debates Confederate carving set in stone & state law

ATLANTA (AP) — Art, monument or embarrassment?

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Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, has died

ATLANTA (AP) — The brief, chaotic life of Bobbi Kristina Brown was never really her own.

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Posted: jul. 26, 2015 11:16 p.m. | | Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter  of Whitney Houston, has died Comments 0 Comments

Jackson apologies to fans for profanity -laden outburst

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — New York Yankees great Reggie Jackson says he’s sorry for using profanity in public after a confrontation with an autograph-seeking ...

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Man, 85, says mail carrier saved his life

SCHUYLER, Neb. (AP) — An 85-year-old Nebraska man credits a mail carrier with saving his life on a recent hot day after he fell in the ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2015 11:16 p.m. | | Man, 85, says  mail carrier  saved his life Comments 0 Comments

Clinton confident about handling of emails

WINTERSET, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said she never knowingly sent or received classified information using her private email server and did ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2015 11:15 p.m. | | Clinton confident about handling of emails Comments 0 Comments

Demos fret over ‘sharing economy; GOP moves in

DENVER (AP) — The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2015 11:13 p.m. | | Demos fret over ‘sharing  economy; GOP moves in  Comments 0 Comments

Proposed label would give context to sugar in foods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wondering if you are eating too much added sugar? The nutrition label on your food may one day help you figure it out.

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Posted: jul. 26, 2015 11:12 p.m. | | Proposed label  would give  context to  sugar in foods Comments 0 Comments

Pet teacup porkers pack rescues

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eva Monroy bought a mini pig for her family and fed it what the breeder instructed: a half-cup of food in the ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2015 11:12 p.m. | | Pet teacup porkers pack rescues Comments 0 Comments

Theater gunman killed with legal handgun

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A man who lost his family, home and businesses as he spent years angrily espousing right-wing extremism on television, the Internet and ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2015 8:22 p.m. | | Theater gunman killed with legal handgun Comments 0 Comments

Mega-health deals bloom, Anthem bids $48B for Cigna

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation’s largest health insurer by enrollment ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2015 8:22 p.m. | | Mega-health deals bloom,  Anthem bids $48B for Cigna Comments 0 Comments

Tourists worried about fire nix their Glacier National Park trips

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Hotels and campgrounds in Glacier National Park are flooded with calls from worried tourists canceling their reservations or asking whether the Montana ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2015 8:22 p.m. | | Tourists worried about fire nix their Glacier National Park trips Comments 0 Comments

AT&T buys DirecTV, biggest traditional TV provider in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Even as TV watchers increasingly go online, AT&T has become the country’s biggest traditional TV provider with its $48.5 ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2015 8:21 p.m. | | AT&T buys DirecTV, biggest  traditional TV provider in US Comments 0 Comments

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