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North Korea skipping UN Security Council meeting
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking U.N. Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time....
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Police departments on alert after cop killings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers and shot them to death inside their patrol car....
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Autopsies set for 4 people shot dead in Illinois
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) -- A coroner says autopsies are planned for four people, including two young children, fatally shot in the northern Illinois community of Rockford....
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NY police donate to save family's stolen Christmas
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- After a burglar stole a suburban New York family's Christmas presents from under the tree, police played Santa....
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List of people being honored as Carnegie Heroes
Winners of Carnegie Hero medals announced Monday:...
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AP poll: Police killings of blacks voted top story of 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- The police killings of unarmed blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere - and the investigations and tumultuous protests they inspired - was the top news story of 2014, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors....
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Young immigrants to line up for driver's licenses
PHOENIX (AP) -- Many young immigrants who are protected from deportation under new Obama administration policies are expected Monday to begin pursuing Arizona driver's licenses....
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AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect
BUTTE, Montana (AP) -- At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities - many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found....
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AP: Abused kids die as officials fail to protect
BUTTE, Montana (AP) -- At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities - many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found....
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State-by-state breakdown of child abuse deaths
The Associated Press asked all 50 states, the District of Columbia and military services to provide information on children who died of abuse or neglect over a six-year span, even as authorities were investigating them or their families or providing some form of protective services....
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Timeline of events before and after NYC cop deaths
A timeline of events in the hours before and moments after two New York Police Department officers were killed in their cruiser Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a 28-year-old man who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner....
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Rudolph stamps guide tiny post office to success
RUDOLPH, Wis. (AP) -- This seems to be Rudolph's Christmas....
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Sentencing slated in rape case probation violation
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- A volunteer football coach whose Ohio house was the scene of a party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players faces nearly six months in jail after pleading guilty to violating his probation....
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Man who helped subdue gunman among Carnegie Heroes
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The parks director of a Pennsylvania township who helped subdue a gunman charged with killing three people at a municipal meeting last year is among 19 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission....
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