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Tweet about Ferguson grand jury sparks probe
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Prosecutors are investigating a Twitter post claiming that grand jurors hearing evidence in the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old near St. Louis haven't seen enough evidence to justify prosecuting the officer....
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10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...
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US student rallies support Hong Kong protesters
NEW YORK (AP) -- Students bearing umbrellas as a sign of solidarity gathered at rallies in several U.S. cities on Wednesday to show support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong....
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Sheldon Adelson criticizes Internet gambling
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson repeated his distaste for Internet gambling during a talk Wednesday night at the G2E Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, saying there was no reason casinos should be in the pockets of every single American....
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Police made tough call with UVa student missing
McLEAN, Va. (AP) -- Police have revealed next to nothing about the evidence they have against Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., and they won't have to for months to come....
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Artist creates huge dirt portrait on National Mall
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A giant portrait of a young man's face has emerged in the landscape of the National Mall in the first such public artwork commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery....
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State police: 2 troopers in Frein search injured
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- State police say two troopers have suffered injuries while searching for the fugitive suspected of ambushing a northeastern Pennsylvania barracks....
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Attorneys work to pick jury in Jodi Arias retrial
PHOENIX (AP) -- Attorneys working to pick a jury for the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias have cut more than 50 percent of 400 potential panelists called in this week, many who said they knew too much about the case to be impartial or had already made up their minds about her punishment....
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Lawsuit filed after 'Killing Jews' ads rejected
NEW YORK (AP) -- A pro-Israel group sued the city's transit authority on Wednesday, asking a court to force it to accept a bus advertisement including the phrase "Hamas Killing Jews" after it was rejected on the grounds its display could incite violence....
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Flight operations at Chicago airports improving
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Federal Aviation Administration says that despite the sabotage last week at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center, air traffic controllers managed more operations at O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday than at any other airport....
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Manager Orr testifies in Detroit bankruptcy trial
DETROIT (AP) -- Emergency manager Kevyn Orr testified in bankruptcy court Wednesday that when he took over Detroit's finances, he found a city with poor services for residents, next to no cash flow and significant neighborhood blight....
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Oregon man gets 30 years in Christmas bomb plot
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A young Somali American was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a bomb in Portland's downtown square while 10,000 revelers gathered to watch the mayor light a towering Christmas tree....
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Fla officer on leave after using stun gun on woman
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida police officer has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal affairs investigation after he fired a stun gun into a 61-year-old woman's back during an arrest in a Tallahassee neighborhood....
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Girl missing for 12 years found with mom in Mexico
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago was found near Mexico City with her mother after authorities received a tip, and the mother was quickly flown to Texas and jailed on kidnapping charges, investigators said Wednesday....
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Ebola worries could keep some Dallas students home
DALLAS (AP) -- Some nervous Dallas parents picked up their children early from school Wednesday after learning that five students attended class after possibly being exposed to the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S....
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