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Prosecutor to mull death penalty opposition in nuns' slaying
DURANT, Miss. (AP) -- A Mississippi prosecutor said she hasn't decided whether to seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing two nuns who dedicated their lives to helping people in one of the poorest counties in the nation....
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North Carolina warily watching 2 tropical weather systems
BUXTON, N.C. (AP) -- A tropical weather system off the coast of North Carolina's Outer Banks is expected to strengthen in the next day, bringing winds up to 45 mph and heavy rains that could flood low-lying areas, officials said....
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Quotations in the News
"It's just puzzling. This is the issue on which he rose to prominence in the primary and the issue on which he continues to stake much of his campaign." - Lanhee Chen, who has served as a policy adviser to several Republican presidential candidates, on how Donald Trump has seemingly wavered on his immigration policy....
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Iowa at center of debate over 'shadow insurance' deals
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- For cash-strapped life insurance companies, the deal sounds almost too good to be true: A state law allows them to create complex financial instruments to transfer liabilities to new subsidiaries, instantly wiping huge debts off their balance sheets....
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Ex-aide poised to replace convicted Pennsylvania prosecutor
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers are poised to replace the state's convicted ex-attorney general with her former top deputy....
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The Latest: Tropical depressions expected to strengthen
MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on tropical storms (all times EDT):...
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Police: Boy accidentally shoots self, girl in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a 13-year-old boy accidentally shot himself and a 12-year-old girl inside a Philadelphia home....
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Family of Marine who died at Wisconsin VA center files suit
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The family of a Marine veteran who died from a toxic mix of more than a dozen drugs at a U.S. Veterans Affairs facility in Tomah, Wisconsin, filed a wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuit against the U.S. government Monday....
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Raleigh police: Officer wounded, man dead after shots fired
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A man was killed and a police officer wounded after shots were fired at the end of a foot chase Monday in Raleigh, an official said....
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Slain New Mexico girl's relatives mystified over mom's role
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Michelle Martens kept her new relationship with a man convicted of child endangerment a secret from friends and family for weeks - as she helped plan her daughter's 10th birthday party, sent the girl off daily to the school bus and held down her job at a local grocery store....
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Hurricane watch issued as storm nears Hawaii's Big Island
HONOLULU (AP) -- The Central Pacific Hurricane Center on Monday issued a hurricane watch for the Big Island of Hawaii as Hurricane Madeline closed in on the island....
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Court denies asylum to 28 detained Latin American mothers
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A legal ruling that would send 28 detained immigrant mothers and their children back to Latin America despite their claims they would be persecuted upon return was upheld on Monday by a federal appeals court....
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11 years later, New Orleans remembers Katrina
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- It's been 11 years since the wind, rain and subsequent levee breaks associated with Hurricane Katrina deluged New Orleans....
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UN document says Morocco violated Western Sahara cease-fire
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A confidential U.N. document says Morocco violated a 1991 cease-fire agreement with the Polisario Front independence movement by sending armed security personnel and equipment into the contested Western Sahara region without prior notice to U.N. peacekeepers....
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10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
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