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Brooklyn man gets prison time in biker melee
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York man who took part in a 2013 assault on a sport utility driver by a group of motorcyclists is heading to prison....
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The Latest: Train derailment prompts evacuation in Tennessee
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- 6:25 a.m....
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say at least one train car carrying a flammable and toxic gas has derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting an evacuation within a 1-mile radius....
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Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion
SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) -- Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles into the high desert landscape in what is believed to be the deepest such mine in the U.S....
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Sheriff: 2 dead in helicopter crash in northwest Oregon
NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) -- Authorities say two people aboard a helicopter are dead following a crash in northwest Oregon....
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Church fires common, but usually not the result of arson
GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- As investigators probe the cause of a fire that destroyed a rural South Carolina black church rebuilt after the Ku Klux Klan torched it 20 years ago, statistics show church fires are not unusual, and that the vast majority in recent years were not intentionally set....
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Man questioned in case of missing Phoenix-area couple
MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) -- Authorities in Arizona questioned a "person of interest" Wednesday night in the case of a Phoenix-area couple missing for more than a week....
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Ex-state senator facing up to 20 years on racketeering
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A former California state senator - once considered a leading candidate for a statewide office - is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a racketeering charge in an organized crime case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown....
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Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. employers likely hired at another strong pace in June, a sign that the job market is nearing full health and giving the Federal Reserve reason to raise interest rates as early as September....
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California: Record water savings shows big cuts possible
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Water use in drought-stricken California plunged by record levels in May, and Gov. Jerry Brown's administration cited that as proof cities can hit steep summer conservation targets they have blasted as unfair....
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Suspect in DC mansion slayings due in court
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A man charged in the slayings of a wealthy family and their housekeeper inside a Washington mansion is due in court for a preliminary hearing....
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What crisis? Stronger banks, economies ease fear over Greece
The prospect of a Greek crackup isn't so terrifying anymore....
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New warden, increased security after New York prison escape
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A new superintendent has been named at the maximum-security prison in upstate New York where two inmates escaped last month, and a range of new security measures has been put in place....
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Retired military dogs find new purpose in US meth wars
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Five retired military dogs that spent years working in war zones are putting their noses to new uses by helping police in the U.S. combat methamphetamine and other drugs....
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