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DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) -- Police say man wanted in ambush that killed 1 Pennsylvania trooper, injured 1 is captured....
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Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing four people, injuring five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles around Wichita....
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New York sued over so-called owed time in solitary
NEW YORK (AP) -- Inmates held in solitary confinement at Rikers Island as punishment for violations during previous stints in jail are suing to stop the practice, known as owed time....
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Outburst disrupts former college official's trial
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A former Pennsylvania state university administrator testified during a federal civil rights trial Thursday that he didn't sexually harass or assault students, prompting one of the plaintiffs to rise from his seat and shout: "Don't lie!"...
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Suspect arrested in taunting of California officer
MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities have arrested the motorcycle rider suspected of filming and waving off a California Highway Patrol officer who was trying to stop him and other riders doing stunts on a highway....
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Man charged with murder in SWAT officer shooting
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged a suspected motorcycle gang member with murder in the killing of a Pomona SWAT officer....
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Inmate freed in landmark Illinois case
CHICAGO (AP) -- A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental to ending capital punishment in Illinois was released Thursday after he recanted, and a prosecutor said there was powerful evidence that the other man was responsible....
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Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A judge on Thursday approved a plan by Stockton, California, one of the largest U.S. cities to declare bankruptcy, allowing it to eliminate more than $2 billion in long-term debt payments without touching its massive pension obligations....
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McDonnell wants new trial over jury issues
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Thursday he should get a new trial on corruption charges because the jury in his case was potentially biased and may have acted improperly....
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Relatives suspected poisoning in family's deaths
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Relatives of five Utah family members found dead in a locked bedroom last month suspected the deaths weren't accidental, and revelations that poison likely killed them confirmed their suspicions, according to a statement released Thursday....
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H. Gary Morse, who built senior utopia, dies at 77
Harold Gary Morse, who transformed his father's cluster of a few hundred mobile homes in central Florida into the gigantic retirement utopia The Villages and made it a must-stop on campaign trails with his funding of Republican politics, has died. He was 77....
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Atlantic City boardwalk chair company boss guilty
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- The owner of a company that operates rolling chairs on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey, has pleaded guilty to defrauding the IRS out of nearly $120,000....
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Father of missing Cuban migrant searching for son
MIAMI (AP) -- For two days, Lazaro Allegue has scoured the waters of Miami's Biscayne Bay and combed the thick brush on nearby keys in search of his son....
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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony
PHOENIX (AP) -- The judge in the Jodi Arias sentencing retrial has barred the public from watching the first witness called by the convicted murderer in her bid to be spared the death penalty for the brutal 2008 killing of her former boyfriend....
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NC man admits role in trying to help terrorists
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina man who tried to join the fighting in Syria is pleading guilty to terrorism charges....
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