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Probe of ex-Florida congressman hinges on friend
MIAMI (AP) -- After four years of unrelenting investigations, former U.S. Rep. David Rivera's fate in a criminal campaign finance probe rests on the shoulders of a woman who was his close friend and longtime Republican political consultant with deep roots in South Florida's Cuban exile community....
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UN chief blames Hamas for breaking cease-fire
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is blaming Hamas for violating a humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza and is demanding the immediate and unconditional release of an Israeli soldier reportedly captured after it started....
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Competency reviewed for girl in classmate stabbing
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- A judge is hearing testimony about the mental health of one of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional character....
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US judge scolds Argentina over debt crisis remarks
NEW YORK (AP) -- A U.S. judge says Argentina officials "must stop" publicly uttering what he calls "half truths" about the South American nation's debt crisis case....
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California killer given additional death sentence
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- One of the most prolific killers in Los Angeles history was given an additional death sentence Friday....
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Defense grills witness in ex-Virginia gov's trial
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A defense lawyer attacked the credibility of the key witness in the corruption trial against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife on Friday, zeroing in on inconsistencies in what the former CEO told investigators....
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Prosecutor: Peanut plant faked salmonella results
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- A federal prosecutor says a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak fabricated food-safety lab results sent to customers including food giant Kellogg's....
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Attorney in deadly bank robbery requests records
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) -- The attorney for the family of a woman who was killed after being taken hostage during a Northern California bank robbery says he wants to know whether police followed protocols....
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WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York
RHINEBECK, N.Y. (AP) -- There's still a place where buzzing biplanes swoop in pursuit of German triplanes, where pilots in open cockpits let their scarves flutter in the wind....
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Tropical Storm Bertha approaches Caribbean
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Tropical Storm Bertha approached the Caribbean on Friday as islands in the eastern region prepared for heavy rains and strong winds....
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Couple whose dogs killed runner appear in court
LAPEER, Mich. (AP) -- Bond has been set at $500,000 for a couple charged with second-degree murder after their dogs fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger on a rural Michigan road....
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'Hiroshima' Los Alamos protest planned
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) -- Peace activists say they will hold another protest against nuclear weapons in Los Alamos near the anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki....
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Colorado issuing driver's licenses to immigrants
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict immigration enforcement laws....
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Girl killed by 5-year-old in shooting identified
CHUBBUCK, Idaho (AP) -- The name has been released of a 5-year-old eastern Idaho girl who died after being shot by another 5-year-old in what police say is an accidental shooting....
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Argument over fire pit leads to stabbing by sword
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A man who apparently was upset about his neighbor's fire pit has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing the neighbor in the arm with a novelty sword....
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