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East Texas marijuana fields valued at $175 million
GOODRICH, Texas (AP) -- Authorities in East Texas said Tuesday that they have cleared more than two dozen marijuana fields that were discovered over the weekend in the woods and which contained about 100,000 plants worth an estimated $175 million....
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Man dies after Las Vegas carjacking, home invasion
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Police say a man has died after he was shot in his home during a Las Vegas crime spree that included a carjacking and two home invasions. One of the suspects is also dead....
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Officials: Indiana sheriff gave prostitute uniform
NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) -- A southern Indiana sheriff accused of patronizing a prostitute gave the woman a deputy's badge and uniform so she could get hotel discounts, then later encouraged her to get rid of the evidence, authorities said Tuesday....
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Crews make gains on 2 California wildfires
SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) -- Fire crews gained ground Tuesday on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling another fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento....
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Washington ferry reaches dock after losing power
SEATTLE (AP) -- A Washington state ferry that lost power while carrying hundreds of passengers on the ferry system's busiest route has reached dock....
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4 charged with murder in death of USC student
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group....
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3-month sentence for Japan-Hawaii flight assault
HONOLULU (AP) -- A Japanese man received a three-month sentence Tuesday for a drunken altercation with flight attendants during a trip to Hawaii for his honeymoon....
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Liberians in US worry about Ebola outbreak
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa may seem like a distant threat to many Americans, but it is causing some to cancel travel plans and stirring fear in Minnesota, which has the largest Liberian immigrant population in the United States....
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Detroit bankruptcy trial delayed until Aug. 21
DETROIT (AP) -- A trial to determine if Detroit gets out of bankruptcy has been delayed by a week to Aug. 21....
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Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia
ATLANTA (AP) -- The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died in Georgia....
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Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little
DENVER (AP) -- Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough....
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Argentina officials arrive for debt deadline talks
NEW YORK (AP) -- Argentina's finance secretary arrived Tuesday for talks aimed at avoiding that country's second default in 13 years, though it was unclear whether meetings with a mediator offered any real chance at a deal....
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Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family died from her injuries, law enforcement officials said Tuesday....
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Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda
Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders....
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Top Colorado court halts gay marriages in Boulder
DENVER (AP) -- Boulder County must stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the Colorado Supreme Court considers an appeal from the state's attorney general, justices said in a ruling Tuesday....
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