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Landlord accused of fatally stabbing tenant over unpaid rent
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City landlord is accused of stabbing his tenant to death following an apparent dispute over unpaid rent....
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Plight of company towns: finding a new identity
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring "We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar."...
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Winning numbers drawn for $435 million Powerball jackpot
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The winning Powerball numbers have been drawn for the jackpot that's climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months....
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North Dakota officials plead with last protesters to leave
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) -- Public officials in North Dakota pleaded with the remaining protesters at the Dakota Access oil pipeline camp to pack up and leave so authorities can resume cleaning up the premises without any further arrests....
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Man arrested in Staten Island cash advance company killings
NEW YORK (AP) -- A suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shootings of two men inside a cash advance company in New York City....
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West Virginia State Police: Man with knife fatally shot
PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia State Police say a man who refused demands by two troopers to drop a large knife and then lunged with it at one of the officers has been fatally shot....
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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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Bill filed to loosen knot over N Carolina "bathroom bill"
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina lawmakers filed bipartisan legislation Wednesday aimed at breaking an impasse over the state's "bathroom bill," but it's likely to face tough going in the Republican-controlled legislature....
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San Jose mayor admits failures in flood evacuation order
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- The mayor of San Jose acknowledged that the city failed to properly notify residents to evacuate during a flood emergency early Wednesday when some people said they got their first notice by seeing firefighters in boats in the neighborhood....
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Alabama bidding to set execution date for convicted killer
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama moved Wednesday to set yet another execution date for a convicted killer who has been on death row for more than 30 years and has eluded seven previous attempts to put him to death....
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Mexican woman tied to Kansas gun killing deported
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A Mexican woman who tried to hide a gun her boyfriend used to fatally shoot a Kansas teenager has been deported, the government said Wednesday....
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The Latest: Some San Jose evacuees allowed to return home
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on storms in California (all times local):...
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Lawsuit accuses Milwaukee police of illegal stop-and-frisks
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Police Department is operating a stop-and-frisk program that mostly targets black and Latino residents who are often detained without cause, the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday....
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Documents: After shooting, Roof went toward 2nd black church
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The man convicted of killing nine worshippers during Bible study at a black church in 2015 drove toward a second black parish afterward, according to federal court documents unsealed Tuesday, but no one was there because that sanctuary's class had been canceled....
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The Latest: Attorney says shooting has torn apart 3 families
LOGAN, Utah (AP) -- The Latest on a teenage girl who was shot in the head and left in a ditch in Utah (all times local):...
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