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Ohio city defaults on traffic camera bill
EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) -- A federal judge in Rhode Island has ruled that a cash-strapped Cleveland suburb must pay at least $638,000 after defaulting on a years-old bill owed to an insolvent traffic camera company that was based in Providence, Rhode Island....
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Burger King, ex-soldier at odds over needle claim
HONOLULU (AP) -- The former soldier suing Burger King because he swallowed needles in a sandwich said he didn't return to Hawaii for a settlement conference because he had to work and his lawyers say the corporation hasn't taken negotiations seriously....
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Artist creates huge dirt portrait on National Mall
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Portrait Gallery is unveiling a giant portrait of a young man created in the landscape of the National Mall....
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Records: Kissinger made plans to attack Cuba
NEW YORK (AP) -- Newly revealed government records show that Secretary of State Henry Kissinger drew up contingency plans nearly 40 years ago to attack Cuba over their deployment of troops to Angola....
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Army drops murder charges over Iraqi boys' deaths
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- The Army has dropped murder charges against a soldier in the shooting of two unarmed Iraqi boys during a blown reconnaissance mission in 2007, but he still faces prosecution on allegations that he obstructed the investigation and threatened a journalist's wife....
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Former eBay exec sentenced for insider trading
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former eBay executive has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in insider trading....
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Vermont's Bag Balm ointment goes corporate
LYNDONVILLE, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont's locally produced, quirkily used Bag Balm ointment long ago moved beyond the bovine, but now it's going corporate....
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In Scott Walker race, he's the main issue
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The airwaves and campaign appearances in the closely contested governor's race here are bristling with charges over whether the incumbent did enough to create jobs in the state and whether the challenger is an out-of-touch liberal, and other arguments designed to sway opinions before Election Day....
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Mom may face new charges in van chase, shooting
TAOS, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico prosecutors aim to file new charges against a Tennessee woman in a chaotic traffic stop and chase last year during which a New Mexico State Police officer fired shots at her minivan full of children....
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911 caller: Cop told man to drop gun at Wal-Mart
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A 911 caller who reported a man carrying a gun in Wal-Mart told state investigators he heard an officer repeatedly say "put it down" about two seconds before police shot the man, killing him, according to a summary of the interview released by the state....
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UN says Syria vaccine deaths was an NGO 'mistake'
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The recent deaths of Syrian children after receiving measles vaccinations was the result of a "mistake" by a non-governmental partner who mixed in a muscle relaxant meant for anesthesia, a spokesman for the U.N. secretary-general said Wednesday....
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Manager Orr on stand in Detroit bankruptcy trial
DETROIT (AP) -- Emergency manager Kevyn Orr has taken the stand in Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial....
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New Mexico women say motel owner assaulted them
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Three women have sued a New Mexico motel owner and the director of the halfway where they lived, saying they were repeatedly sexually assaulted at work and threated with being sent back to prison when they complained....
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3 Afghan soldiers who fled say they can't go home
BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) -- Three Afghan military officers who sought refuge in Canada after skipping out on a military training exercise in Massachusetts say they were fleeing Taliban violence but now face the wrath of their own government as well....
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Wyoming landslide stabilization to begin in 2015
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- Town officials say they don't have enough time left before cold weather arrives to get going on a project to permanently stabilize a slow-moving landslide in Wyoming that tore one house in two and cut off access to dozens of other homes last spring....
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