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Navajo Nation head to meet with mayor on violence
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Mayor Richard Berry will meet with top Navajo officials on Thursday about the killing of two homeless Native Americans who were found beaten beyond recognition in a vacant lot, his office said....
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Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) -- A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died, his lawyers said, in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S....
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Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling
DENVER (AP) -- A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling until an appeals court hearing next month....
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DENVER (AP) -- Federal judge rules Colorado gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but orders temporary stay....
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Document: Man tied to gun said 'bomber' his friend
BOSTON (AP) -- Details emerged Wednesday on another friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who may have been linked to events surrounding the deadly attack, this one a high school classmate tied to a gun used to kill a university policeman during a manhunt for Tsarnaev and his brother....
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Chinese man pleads guilty in sensor smuggling try
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A Chinese national accused of trying to smuggle sensors made for the U.S. military has pleaded guilty to violating the Arms Export Control Act....
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Man with medieval-type sword shot by police
COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) -- Georgia authorities say a police officer shot a man who was using a large, "medieval"-style sword to swipe at traffic....
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Rockets found at UN Gaza school have gone missing
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. secretary-general on Wednesday said he is "alarmed" to hear that rockets found placed in a U.N.-run school in Gaza "have gone missing," and he demanded a full review of such incidents....
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Lockdown lifted at Little Rock Air Force Base
JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Military officials locked down an Arkansas air force base for several hours Wednesday after reporting that a suspicious individual was on the sprawling complex near Little Rock, then reopened the base and said the threat was "no longer credible."...
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Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also on board....
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Seattle police: Homeless ticketed most for pot
SEATTLE (AP) -- An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African-American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else....
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Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. will consolidate management operations from several states and relocate its New Jersey headquarters to the Charlotte area, where it plans to employ nearly 1,300 jobs in three years....
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Appeal court won't unblock Florida gay marriage
MIAMI (AP) -- Gay couples in the Florida Keys remain unable to legally marry after a state appeals court declined to intervene in their case....
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Porch shooter's lawyer says he feared for his life
DETROIT (AP) -- A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch was rocked out of sleep by a series of "boom, boom, boom" pounding sounds outside his home, causing him to grab a shotgun, open the front door and fire, a defense lawyer told jurors during opening statements Wednesday....
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Clinton launches baby-talking campaign in Oakland
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton launched a new campaign Wednesday - to encourage parents to talk, read and sing to their babies....
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