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Alaska could end to oil checks paid to residents since 1982
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- As Alaska faces a multibillion dollar budget deficit, the oil fund wealth checks distributed yearly to nearly every Alaskan could be on the chopping block....
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Clock ticking, but tweaks in play for N. Carolina LGBT law
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The window is small and the legislative strategy tricky, but GOP leaders say there's still a chance to change the North Carolina law that sparked a clash over transgender rights on the national stage....
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Quotations in the News
"There was blood on the ground. Everything was blown up to bits. ... if we had arrived two minutes earlier, it could have been us." - Hevin Zini, 12, who had just arrived with her family from Germany moments after suicide attackers killed dozens at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport....
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Crews fighting blaze at train collision site with 3 missing
DALLAS (AP) -- Three crew members were missing and one was hurt after a head-on train collision in the Texas Panhandle that caused several box cars to erupt in flames and led authorities to evacuate residents in the area....
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Records: City lawyers weak link in police accountability
CHICAGO (AP) -- When a federal judge concluded that a lawyer employed by the city of Chicago concealed audio evidence in a civil trial, the court issued a sharp rebuke, saying the recordings showed police lied about the events that led officers to shoot and kill a black motorist....
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Sanders says he'll try to block Senate GMO bill
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says he'll try to block Senate consideration of a bill that would require nationwide labeling of food with genetically modified products, but with a less stringent labeling requirement than the one included in Vermont's law....
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College students take to social media to take on terrorism
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Students at one New York college are taking to social media to tackle terrorism....
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Brother of pastor competent to stand trial in his slaying
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio man charged with fatally shooting his pastor brother in a church office as Sunday services were ending has been found mentally competent to stand trial....
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Shooting at Arizona courthouse claims 2 women
HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) -- Two women were killed and suspect was taken into custody Tuesday evening following a shooting outside a courthouse in eastern Arizona, authorities said....
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The Latest: Custody hearing preceded Arizona shooting
HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) -- The Latest on the deadly Arizona courthouse shooting (all times local):...
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Syrian civilian groups threaten to pull out of peace talks
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Two dozen Syrian civilian organizations and humanitarian aid groups are threatening to end their participation in peace talks unless the international community takes major steps to protect civilians and enforce a cessation of hostilities in the country....
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911 calls capture moments surrounding daughters' shootings
FULSHEAR, Texas (AP) -- Authorities on Tuesday released 911 calls that capture the panic in the home of a Houston-area mother before she killed her two daughters, as well as in the home of a neighbor after the shootings....
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Gunman shoots 1 at downtown Denver building; kills self
DENVER (AP) -- A gunman walked into a busy downtown Denver office building and shot a person multiple times before turning the gun on himself, police said Tuesday....
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:...
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The Latest: Erratic winds challenge firefighters in Arizona
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):...
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