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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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US student rallies to 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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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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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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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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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 taking off from a military training exercise in Massachusetts said Wednesday they were trying to escape Taliban violence at home but now face the wrath of their own government as well....
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17 people displaced by major fire in Atlantic City
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Four buildings in Atlantic City will be demolished after they were severely damaged by a wind-blown fire that broke out just steps from the resort's boardwalk....
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Jury selection resumes in Jodi Arias retrial
PHOENIX (AP) -- Jury selection resumed Wednesday in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias as prosecutors try again for a death sentence....
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Texan bids for Nuremberg stenographer's mementos
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A Dallas woman bid $9,000 for documents from the Nuremberg trials that were found in an old locked trunk in Alaska that belonged to a postwar stenographer....
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Deep discount lures buyer for Revel casino
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- As one Atlantic City casino after another shut down and left thousands of workers jobless, Mayor Don Guardian insisted that the meltdown that claimed four of his city's 12 casinos since January was actually the opportunity of a lifetime for savvy investors....
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Judge: Was biased vs. white suspect; verdict OK'd
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Kagan had been in prison for murder for more than a decade when doubts about his guilt arose from an uncommon source: the former judge who had convicted him....
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Trooper accidentally shot in training exercise
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania state trooper killed Tuesday during a firearms training exercise in suburban Philadelphia was fatally wounded when another trooper's gun accidentally discharged, Capt. James Raykovitz announced Wednesday afternoon....
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Infant's body found in California trash facility
HESPERIA, Calif. (AP) -- The body of an infant has been found at a Southern California trash recycling center....
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Prosecutor to seek death penalty in beheading
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- An Oklahoma prosecutor said Wednesday he will seek the execution of a man accused of beheading a co-worker in a fit of rage after being suspended from his job at a food processing plant....
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