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Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88
DALLAS (AP) -- Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died....
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Suspect plans to plead guilty in oil patch killing
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A Colorado man is set to plead guilty to killing a small-town Montana high school teacher in a slaying that shone a harsh light on the darker side of the Northern Plains' oil boom....
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Jurors given conflicting views of Jodi Arias
PHOENIX (AP) -- A prosecutor at the sentencing retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias showed jurors two photos Tuesday of her ex-boyfriend and victim Travis Alexander....
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Church official pleads guilty in looting case
BOSTON (AP) -- A former Boston church official who said in an autobiography he was an enforcer for gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL'-jur) has pleaded guilty to federal charges he looted the church's assets....
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UN: Assault on Yazidis may be genocide attempt
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A United Nations official says evidence strongly indicates that the Islamic State group's assault on Iraq's Yazidi religious minority is "an attempt to commit genocide."...
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Police: Indiana man confesses to all 7 killings
GARY, Ind. (AP) -- Police say an Indiana man has now definitively confessed to killing seven women whose bodies were found over the weekend in northwestern Indiana....
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Hospital: American video journalist free of Ebola
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- An American video journalist being treated for Ebola is now free of the virus and will be released soon, the Omaha hospital where he is being treated said Tuesday....
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US says head of Gulf Cartel in custody
HOUSTON (AP) -- U.S. authorities announced Tuesday they have arrested the head of the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico's most violent drug trafficking rings....
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$8M for 88 victims of abuse by Franciscan friar
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Eighty-eight former students who were sexually molested by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer at a Catholic high school have settled their legal claims for $8 million, according to two attorneys who represent more than half the victims....
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Teacher hurt by rock thrown on car: Eager for home
DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A schoolteacher severely injured by a rock thrown from the overpass of a Pennsylvania interstate said Tuesday she was looking forward to getting back to her Ohio home and seeing her 12-year-old dog Coco....
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Backpage.com ask high court to throw out lawsuit
SEATTLE (AP) -- A lawyer for Backpage.com told Washington's Supreme Court that a lawsuit filed by three sex trafficking victims should be thrown out because the website has immunity under a federal communications law. Jim Grant told the justices Tuesday that Backpage did not create the ads that allegedly caused harm so they can't be held liable....
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FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis
DENVER (AP) -- The FBI said Tuesday that it's investigating the possibility that three teenage girls from the Denver area tried to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists....
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Kansas independent Orman campaigns under the radar
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Greg Orman has had barely a month to introduce himself to Kansas voters since unusual events thrust him into a neck-and-neck competition with three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts. Yet the independent candidate's schedule of public campaign appearances has usually ranged from slim to none....
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Nixon creating group to address Ferguson issues
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- An independent commission will be created to study issues that have surfaced since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday....
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Texas man admits setting 1986 fire, killing 2 boys
DALLAS (AP) -- A Texas man admitted Tuesday to setting a backyard fire that killed his two young stepsons a quarter-century ago, bringing a surprising end to a long fight over whether faulty fire science had wrongfully imprisoned him....
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