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Memorial set for 25 WWII US soldiers lost in Italian lake
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A trio of U.S. Army veterans has teamed up to establish a memorial in Italy to the 25 American soldiers who drowned in an Alpine lake when their amphibious vehicle sank during World War II....
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Lawsuit claims discrimination at the New York Times
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two women who work in the advertising department at The New York Times have filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the newspaper, its chief executive and chief revenue officer....
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Police in Washington state fatally shoot man with knife
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Police say three Spokane officers fatally shot a man who approached them with a knife....
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Girl testifies in Hawaii high school rape trial
HONOLULU (AP) -- Lawyers defending Hawaii's public school system in a lawsuit alleging a special education student raped his female classmate called the girl to testify in the trial Thursday, but didn't ask her any questions about the 2013 incident....
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The Latest: Utility says blame for 2015 wildfire is unclear
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Latest on the cause of a deadly 2015 wildfire (all times local):...
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Brother, others related to San Bernardino shooters arrested
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) -- Three people with close family ties to the couple responsible for the San Bernardino terror attack were arrested Thursday in an alleged marriage-fraud scheme involving a pair of Russian sisters....
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Repeat shoplifter faces up to 12 years in DVD theft case
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A shoplifter faces up to 12 years in prison because of a Tennessee prosecutor's aggressive new approach to repeat offenders....
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Selfie-taking inmate was trying to have a good time in jail
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia jail officials are investigating an inmate's use of a cellphone to take photos of himself and others inside a transport van and posting them online....
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Doubts about honesty led to university chancellor's removal
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- University of California President Janet Napolitano felt compelled to remove the chancellor of UC Davis after documents contradicted the campus leader's contention that she did not have any dealings with contractors that were hired to bolster the school's image online, a university spokeswoman said Thursday....
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US Marshals seek fugitive accused of murder, armed robbery
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- U.S. Marshals in Alabama and Florida are seeking a fugitive wanted for murder, attempted murder and armed robbery....
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EPA paying $1 million in response costs after mine spill
DENVER (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it is reimbursing states, tribes and local governments about $1 million for their costs after the agency accidentally triggered a massive wastewater spill from a Colorado mine....
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10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:...
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Racist statements lead lawmakers to reject John Wayne Day
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- What a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring a late, world-renowned movie icon exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments Thursday....
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Flint residents tell civil rights panel of fear, distrust
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- Half a century after a civil rights panel investigated Flint's segregated housing, the commission held its first hearing Thursday into whether city residents again faced discrimination or racial bias - this time related to the city's crisis over lead-tainted drinking water....
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11 nuke facility workers checked for chemical vapor exposure
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) -- Eleven workers at a nuclear facility who reported headaches were sent for medical evaluations Thursday after working near an area where waste from a leaking tank was being transferred, U.S. Energy Department officials said....
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