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Judge won't release Colorado woman in terror case
DENVER (AP) -- A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who pleaded guilty to trying to help the Islamic State militant group will remain in jail before her sentencing....
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Police: Ambush suspect was military re-enactor
Schools closed, kids stayed inside and authorities chased down several false sightings Wednesday in their hunt for the suspect in a fatal ambush outside a rural Pennsylvania State Police barracks....
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DC leaders propose concealed handgun permits
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Residents of the nation's capital will be able to get licenses to carry concealed handguns outside the home, but only after they provide a specific reason for needing one, officials said Wednesday....
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Missouri teen shot with stun gun out of coma
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A suburban Kansas City teenager is no longer in a medically induced coma and is speaking with family members after a police officer critically injured him with a stun gun....
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Man acknowledges sex crime during border crossing
PHOENIX (AP) -- A Mexican man accused of sexually attacking a 14-year-old girl as he smuggled a group of people into the U.S. has pleaded guilty to having sexual contact with a minor....
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Family indicted in fun park fight over knives
SALEM, N.H. (AP) -- Members of a Vermont family have been indicted on charges they assaulted police at a New Hampshire amusement park when they were told to leave their knives in the car....
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Wells Fargo pays $290,000 in sex harassment case
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Wells Fargo Bank has agreed to pay $290,000 to four tellers in Nevada to settle a same-sex sexual harassment case brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission....
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Engine sounds heard before Alaska plane crash
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- Two witnesses on the ground described hearing a high-pitched sound from the engine of a small airplane before it crashed last year on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, killing all 10 people aboard....
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Doctors expect Nebraska Ebola patient to recover
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Doctors in Nebraska treating a U.S. doctor battling the Ebola virus say they now expect him to make a full recovery....
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Maps provide early warning of California fire risk
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) -- Fire-hardened Southern Californians know that when the Santa Ana winds blow, a wildfire probably isn't very far behind - the only questions are where it will erupt and how bad it will be....
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Group levels abuse allegations against NM dairy
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The New Mexico Livestock Board has launched an investigation into a southern New Mexico dairy after an activist working with an animal welfare group recorded secret video showing workers whipping cows with chains and wire cables, kicking and punching the animals, and shocking them with electric prods....
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Tulsa deputy resigns after sexual assault arrest
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- An Oklahoma sheriff's deputy resigned Wednesday after two women said he sexually assaulted them at a Tulsa County home while he was on duty, a case that comes on the heels of a state trooper and an Oklahoma City police officer being arrested on sexual assault complaints....
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Teacher suspended over 'Redskins' newspaper flap
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- The faculty adviser for a student newspaper embroiled in a battle over the word "Redskins" has been suspended for two days without pay....
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School district police stock up free military gear
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles....
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Crews battle California fire's explosive growth
WEED, Calif. (AP) -- Just days after a wildfire tore through a small Northern California town and destroyed scores of homes, crews on Wednesday battled another fast-moving blaze in the region that was also threatening residences....
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