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Man on trial for chain- reaction crash that killed police officer

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor urged a jury Monday to convict a suburban New York man of vehicular manslaughter, drunken driving and other charges ...

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Posted: feb. 08, 2016 11:43 p.m. | | Man on trial for chain- reaction crash that killed police officer Comments 0 Comments

Beyonce’s Super Bowl show brings both praise and criticism

SANTA CLARA (AP) — A day after the Super Bowl, people are still parsing over each frame from Beyonce’s halftime performance, trying to glean the ...

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Posted: feb. 08, 2016 11:43 p.m. | | Beyonce’s Super Bowl show  brings both praise and criticism Comments 0 Comments

Sanders campaign plans clash with political realities

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders promises voters a “political revolution” that will fundamentally remake the American economy and its education and health care systems.

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Posted: feb. 07, 2016 6:41 p.m. | | Sanders campaign plans  clash with political realities  Comments 0 Comments

Former Seattle IRS agent to face trial on bribery charge

SEATTLE (AP) — A former IRS agent in Seattle is set to face trial this week on accusations that he solicited and received a $20,000 ...

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Officer sues estate of teen he shot

CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against ...

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Low pay forces South Dakota teachers to hold 2nd, 3rd jobs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Jessica Ries settles in behind the counter of Tip Top Tux and phones a couple to remind them of an ...

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Posted: feb. 07, 2016 6:18 p.m. | | Low pay forces South Dakota teachers to hold 2nd, 3rd jobs Comments 0 Comments

700 ALARMS DAILY

FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) — When this Long Island village switched on its “ring of steel” last fall, it knew it was getting a potent policing ...

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High-speed rail back in court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters embraced the idea of building the nation’s first real high-speed rail system, which promised to whisk travelers from San ...

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How Trump took on the NFL

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was known in New York by 1984 as a flashy newcomer to Manhattan real estate. But football, not business, was what ...

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Bromance over: Trump and Cruz go at it

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. (AP) — Once a bromance, now a brawl.

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Phoenix council subs opening prayer for moment of silence

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix City Council voted Wednesday to replace a longstanding tradition of prayer before meetings with a moment of silence, preventing a scheduled ...

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Indicted Texas anti-abortion activist offered probation in case

HOUSTON (AP) — One of the two anti-abortion activists indicted last month after making undercover videos about Planned Parenthood has been offered probation to settle the ...

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School kisses Valentine’s Day and other holidays goodbye

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota elementary school has kissed Valentine’s Day goodbye. Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas, too.

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Judge refuses to throw out sexual-assault case against Cosby

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge refused to throw out the sexual-assault case against Bill Cosby on Wednesday, sweeping aside a former district attorney’s claim ...

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Posted: feb. 03, 2016 8:39 p.m. | | Judge refuses to throw out  sexual-assault case against Cosby Comments 0 Comments

Paying criminals not to commit crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — They say crime doesn’t pay, but that might not be entirely true in the District of Columbia as lawmakers look for ways ...

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Online school swatting threats increase

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a spring day at Mount Elden Middle School in Flagstaff, Arizona, the phone rang and a receptionist answered. A computerized female ...

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Clinton wins Iowa, race turns to New Hampshire

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Clinton tried to turn a skin-of-her-teeth victory in Iowa into a bit of momentum for her battered Democratic campaign, and ...

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Hawaii prosecutor to fantasy sports sites: Stop taking bets

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro is demanding that the heads of two major fantasy sports sites stop taking bets from Honolulu residents.

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Yahoo to cut 1,700 workers, CEO tries to save her own job

SUNNYVALE (AP) — Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO ...

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Posted: feb. 02, 2016 6:26 p.m. | | Yahoo to cut 1,700 workers, CEO tries to save her own job Comments 0 Comments

CRUZ TOPS TRUMP IN IOWA

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a fiery conservative loathed by his own party’s leaders, swept to victory in Iowa’s Republican ...

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In one Iowa town, democracy plays out in its own unique way

NEVADA, Iowa (AP) — In this Iowa town, at precisely 7 p.m., Ward 2 Democratic precinct chairwoman Kathy Johnson kicked things off on an upbeat ...

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‘Love Story’ actors 45 years later

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Actors Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal rolled onto the Harvard campus Monday in an antique convertible similar to the one used ...

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Man accused of ‘looking to kill a cop’ charged with murder

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — A man whose ex-girlfriend told police he left her house “looking to kill a cop” was charged Monday in the January ...

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Man shot and killed by police after his fatal stabbing of K-9

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man fatally stabbed a police dog while brawling with officers at a busway in the Pittsburgh suburbs before police opened fire and ...

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Posted: feb. 01, 2016 7:59 p.m. | | Man shot and killed by police after his fatal stabbing of K-9 Comments 0 Comments

Former judge pleads guilty to having defendant shocked in court

BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Maryland judge pleaded guilty Monday to a civil rights violation for ordering a defendant to be physically shocked in his courtroom.

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Posted: feb. 01, 2016 7:59 p.m. | | Former judge  pleads guilty to  having defendant  shocked  in court Comments 0 Comments

Fantasy sports losing major payment processor

NEW YORK (AP) — An Ohio company that processes payments for daily fantasy sports sites says it will no longer handle their payments and will pull ...

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Posted: jan. 31, 2016 6:38 p.m. | | Fantasy sports losing major payment processor  Comments 0 Comments

Fight leaves Illinois stuck with overdue bills

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Friday afternoon email read with remarkable alacrity, given its message: The trip to a Springfield store to buy all-purpose Fabuloso Cleaner ...

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Posted: jan. 31, 2016 6:37 p.m. | | Fight leaves Illinois stuck with overdue bills Comments 0 Comments

Clinton, Sanders agree to add NH debate

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Democrats would hold a presidential debate next week in New Hampshire before the state’s first-in-the-nation primary and three more in ...

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Posted: jan. 31, 2016 6:37 p.m. | | Clinton, Sanders agree to add NH debate  Comments 0 Comments

Donald Trump faces his Iowa test

CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — For Donald Trump, Iowa is more than just a race for delegates. It’s a test of whether the celebrity businessman and ...

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Posted: jan. 31, 2016 6:37 p.m. | | Donald Trump faces his Iowa test Comments 0 Comments

America in flux as 2016 voting begins

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama’s historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington ...

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Makeshift memorial springs up on highway for rancher

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — About a dozen people paid their respects Sunday afternoon at a makeshift memorial that has sprung up where rancher Robert “LaVoy” Finicum ...

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Posted: jan. 31, 2016 6:22 p.m. | | Makeshift memorial springs up on highway for rancher Comments 0 Comments

Decades-long search for Mr. Wonder ends with arrest

BONITA  (AP) — Neighbors in a well-to-do section of this San Diego suburb knew him as Frank Szeles, a friendly Cub Scouts leader who frequently gave ...

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Posted: jan. 31, 2016 6:21 p.m. | | Decades-long search for  Mr. Wonder ends with arrest Comments 0 Comments

Treasure hunter disappears searching for $2M in gold

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An antiquities dealer who inspired tens of thousands to search the Rocky Mountains for $2 million in hidden treasure now leads ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2016 9:03 p.m. | | Treasure hunter disappears searching for $2M in gold Comments 0 Comments

District: Athletes had ‘fight club’ at Dallas-area school

PLANO, Texas (AP) — Baseball players at a Dallas-area high school had a “fight club” in the batting cages, according to a school district investigation that ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2016 9:03 p.m. | | District: Athletes had ‘fight  club’ at Dallas-area school Comments 0 Comments

Obama: More to do to close pay gap for women, minorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to showcase progress on his watch on closing the pay gap for women while keeping up the pressure on ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2016 9:03 p.m. | | Obama: More to do to close pay gap for women, minorities Comments 0 Comments

Prosecutors use occupiers’ own words against them

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ammon Bundy and his followers made ample use of social media and videos to summon armed recruits to join their takeover of ...

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‘Affluenza’ teen can stay in juvenile facility

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck won’t be moved to an adult jail ...

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Fugitive found in ‘elaborate tunnel’

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Authorities arrested a fugitive convicted on drug and theft charges after finding him hiding this week in what they called an “elaborate ...

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22 Clinton emails ‘top secret’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration confirmed for the first time Friday that Hillary Clinton’s home server contained closely guarded government secrets, censoring 22 emails ...

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BARBIE’S NEW LOOK

NEW YORK (AP) — Poor Barbie. She had plastic surgery to become more socially acceptable. But a lot of her critics still don’t like her.

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Posted: jan. 28, 2016 8:29 p.m. | | BARBIE’S NEW LOOK Comments 0 Comments

McDonald’s to test expanded all-day breakfast with McGriddle

NEW YORK (AP) — Basking in the fanfare over its all-day breakfast menu, McDonald’s is pushing its operational limits by testing the addition of another ...

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Posted: jan. 28, 2016 8:29 p.m. | | McDonald’s to test expanded all-day breakfast  with McGriddle  Comments 0 Comments

Coffee named ‘Death Wish’ wins a Super Bowl commercial

NEW YORK (AP) — A coffee with an edgy name and made by a small business is getting a commercial in Super Bowl 50.

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Apple’s iPhone slumping. What’s next?

CUPERTINO (AP) — The bloom may be off Apple’s iPhone, at least for now. So now the pressure is on the iconic Silicon Valley company ...

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Posted: jan. 27, 2016 8:10 p.m. | | Apple’s iPhone slumping. What’s next?  Comments 0 Comments

New home sales soar in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans rushed to buy new homes in December at the strongest pace in 10 months, with 2015 marking the strongest year for this ...

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Posted: jan. 27, 2016 8:10 p.m. | | New home  sales soar in December Comments 0 Comments

7.1 quake jolts Alaska; 4 homes lost

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude-7.1 quake knocked items off shelves and walls in Alaska early Sunday morning, jolting the nerves of residents in this ...

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Posted: jan. 24, 2016 6:57 p.m. | | 7.1 quake jolts Alaska; 4 homes lost  Comments 0 Comments

Paris attackers committed earlier atrocities

PARIS (AP) — New video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday shows the extremists who carried out the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris committing ...

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Trump worships in Iowa church

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — On the second-to-last Sunday before the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump settled into a fifth row pew of an Iowa church for a ...

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Difficult blizzard commute awaits

NEW YORK (AP) — After a weekend of sledding, snowboarding and staying put, the blizzard-blanketed Eastern U.S. will confront a Monday commute slowed by slick ...

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Cowboy poets eye Oregon conflict

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — As troubadours, fiddlers and scribes head to northeast Nevada for a national gathering to celebrate cowboy poetry and culture, the topic of ...

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10th death linked to exploding air bags

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Ford pickup driver killed last month in South Carolina is the 9th person to die in the U.S. and the 10th ...

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Posted: jan. 22, 2016 8:21 p.m. | | 10th death linked to exploding air bags Comments 0 Comments

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