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Fake tweets stir debate about parody, lawsuit
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol....
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Search for ambush suspect centers on dense woods
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police paused to pay tribute to their fallen comrade, then got back to work hunting for the man suspected as his killer - a self-taught survivalist they are trying to flush out of dense, swampy northeastern Pennsylvania woodland....
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Mayo cited for burns to monkey during research
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) -- Mayo Clinic has been cited by federal authorities for accidentally burning a monkey during a research procedure....
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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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Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren
BELL, Fla. (AP) -- A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage at a home where authorities in the small Florida town say they had been called to in the past....
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Deliberations to resume in Ga. salmonella trial
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- Jurors are scheduled to continue working toward a verdict in the trial of a Georgia peanut plant owner charged in a salmonella outbreak that sickened hundreds five years ago....
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Man faces arson charge in huge California wildfire
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Thousands of firefighters kept a huge and still-growing wildfire from burning homes in Northern California while a man with a long criminal history faced charges of deliberately starting the blaze that drove some 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said....
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Driver freed in Stratosphere crash commits suicide
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A hotel room suicide of a man who was freed from jail after being accused of intentionally crashing his vehicle into the Stratosphere and declaring he wanted to jump from its tower is raising questions about why he hadn't been charged with a crime and whether he was properly screened for mental illness....
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Quotations in the News
"We have chosen unity over division. Today is a momentous day for Scotland and the United Kingdom as a whole." - Alistair Darling, head of the No campaign, after Scottish voters rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the U.K. after a historic referendum....
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Utah doctor to be sentenced for killing wife
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A doctor who was convicted of murder after his wife was found drugged and dead in the bathtub of their Utah home will be sentenced Friday in the case that became a true-crime, cable TV obsession....
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Italian village honoring pilots of WWII US bomber
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Nearly 70 years after they died when their crippled bomber slammed into a northern Italian mountain, the two Americans at the controls of the ill-fated warplane are being honored by residents of a village near the crash site....
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Privacy groups take 2nd hit on license plate data
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A California judge's initial ruling against a tech entrepreneur seeking access to records kept secret in government databases detailing the comings and goings of millions of cars in the San Diego area via license plate scans was the second legal setback within a month for privacy advocates....
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Search to resume for Texas deputy missing in flood
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A search for a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy is set to resume Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings....
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Vets work to save leg of dog hit by stolen van
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Veterinarians on Thursday worked to save the leg of a fluffy white dog named Gordo who was run down by a stolen van during a wild police chase that was captured live by television helicopters....
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Crash sends truck dangling over Oregon bridge rail
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- A driver has been cited after a truck hauling lumber products crashed at an Umpqua River bridge in southern Oregon Thursday, leaving the truck's trailer hanging over the bridge railing....
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