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Baltimore airport loses power for 90 minutes
LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) -- A power outage at a Baltimore airport terminal disrupted operations and caused flights to be canceled or delayed....
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Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday....
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Man indicted in stabbing at Connecticut Navy base
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- A man accused of assaulting two guards at a Navy submarine base in Connecticut has been indicted by a federal grand jury....
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UN chief: Palestinian recognition gains momentum
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday the international community's failure to advance a political solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is spurring governments and parliaments to take action to recognize the state of Palestine - and "that momentum will grow."...
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Autopsy begins on Kansas woman found raped, burned
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- An autopsy has begun on a Kansas woman who died this weekend, days after she was sexually assaulted and set on fire in a Wichita park, a county official said Monday....
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US judge sentences cartel lieutenant to 22 years
CHICAGO (AP) -- A U.S. judge sentenced a reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin `El Chapo' Guzman to 22 years in prison Monday for his role in a $1 billion trafficking conspiracy, saying the stiff sentence should send a message to traffickers everywhere....
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Georgia replaces emergency management chief
ATLANTA (AP) -- The head of Georgia's emergency management agency has been reassigned to a deputy position, months after becoming the public face of the state's weak response to a January storm that trapped motorists on highways in metro Atlanta for hours....
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FAA chief: Disaster response depends on funding
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps Monday to improve its security and air traffic control backup systems following the sabotage of a suburban Chicago air traffic control center that disrupted travel nationwide - but said widespread upgrades will require money from Congress....
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Missouri governor reaches out to St. Louis clergy
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is reaching out to St. Louis-area clergy in advance of a grand jury announcement on whether a white police officer will be charged for fatally shooting a black 18-year-old....
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Teens punished for prank on autistic classmate
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Three teens who admitted to dumping urine, tobacco and spit on a 15-year-old autistic classmate during an ice bucket prank were ordered Monday to do community service and write apology letters to the victim and his family....
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2 teenage victims named in Cleveland home shooting
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Authorities have released the names of two teenagers killed in shootings at a Cleveland home where a pregnant woman and her fetus also were killed....
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Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer in August - a death that stirred weeks of violent unrest in the St. Louis suburb....
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Stranded sea turtles to be flown to Florida
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) -- Nearly 200 endangered sea turtles that became stranded on Cape Cod will be airlifted to Florida....
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Attorney: Ferguson grand jury has reached decision
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a spokesman for St. Louis County's top prosecutor said Monday....
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Storm on menu for some Thanksgiving travelers
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations....
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