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Mississippi man to be sentenced on terrorism charge
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- A Mississippi man who tried to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group is scheduled to be sentenced on terrorism charges....
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Trial of man accused in boiled water attack continues
ATLANTA (AP) -- Testimony is scheduled to continue in the trial of a man accused of throwing boiled water on same-sex couple sleeping in a suburban Atlanta apartment....
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Stanford judge reignites debate after leaving other sex case
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Northern California judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman has reignited debate about his ability to serve on the bench after removing himself from a separate sex-crimes case....
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In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several states
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -- Growing wildfires stoked by windy, dry conditions have destroyed buildings and forced evacuations in California, Washington, Montana and elsewhere....
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Taxi jumps curb in San Francisco, 3 suffer critical injuries
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A cab driver and two other people suffered critical injuries when the taxi jumped a curb and plowed into an advertising kiosk and a shoeshine stand at a busy corner in downtown San Francisco....
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Top general scheduled to testify at Bergdahl hearing
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- A top Army general is scheduled to testify Wednesday about why he destroyed letters he received from supporters and critics of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl....
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Kansas man faces sentencing for role in foiled bomb plot
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Alexander Blair has admitted his role in a foiled terrorist attack: aiding a wannabe Islamic State jihadist's plan to detonate a bomb at the Fort Riley military post to kill or maim as many U.S. service members as possible. Blair says "nobody is perfect" and blames a genetic disorder for allowing others to take advantage of him....
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Former aide to convicted congressman gets probation
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A political consultant has been sentenced to probation for his role in the corruption case involving a convicted former Pennsylvania congressman....
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Dream team of historians proposed to advise US president
BOSTON (AP) -- Imagine a dream team of the nation's top historians, recruited by the White House to advise the president on major decisions. That's the idea being pitched by two Harvard University scholars who say many United States leaders know alarmingly little about history, both of their own country and of others....
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Man gets prison for killing 2 housekeepers at Ohio facility
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A chef who admitted to fatally shooting two housekeepers at an Ohio assisted living facility could spend the rest of his life behind bars....
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:...
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Minnesota man charged in 5-year-old girl's abduction, death
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A 25-year-old man who was considered a family friend was charged Tuesday with kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing a 5-year-old girl from central Minnesota - leaving her body submerged in a swamp and covered with debris....
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AP NewsBreak: Feds want to ban swimming with Hawaii dolphins
HONOLULU (AP) -- Federal regulators are proposing to ban swimming with dolphins in Hawaii, a move that could imperil one of the Aloha State's most popular tourist activities and the industry that has sprung up around it....
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Deaf driver's shooting death by trooper under investigation
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- In North Carolina, where state troopers are trained in dealing with the hearing impaired, investigators are still trying to unravel how a traffic stop turned fatal for a deaf driver with a history of minor offenses....
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The Latest: Tour operator: Dolphin swims are life-changing
HONOLULU (AP) -- The Latest on proposed regulations involving Hawaii spinner dolphins (all times local):...
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