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Plane stowaway arrested in Phoenix says she's ill
PHOENIX (AP) -- A woman accused of trying to sneak aboard multiple flights without a ticket in California and arrested at a Phoenix airport earlier this week said Thursday that she suffers from an unrecognized mental illness....
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Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash
WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday....
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UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said....
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Woman unearths past of forgotten Indian cemetery
WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) -- A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath them....
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WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Military officials in Massachusetts: Pilot died in F-15 jet crash in Virginia mountains....
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FEMA denies Hawaii's post-storm disaster request
HONOLULU (AP) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday denied Hawaii's request for a major disaster declaration after Tropical Storm Iselle....
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Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk
HONOLULU (AP) -- A federal judge in Hawaii says she won't consider approving $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai farm workers until the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a news conference clarifying that the agreements are still subject to court approval....
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10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:...
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California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses....
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Pennsylvania becomes 27th state to expand Medicaid
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday approved the state's plan to accept Medicaid expansion money under the landmark 2010 federal health care law....
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APNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive
DETROIT (AP) -- Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks and have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse were sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett, the younger Buffett said Thursday....
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UN: Islamic State group threatens Syria aid access
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Islamic State group is taking violence against civilians in Syria "to a new level," threatening the cross-border humanitarian aid operations recently approved by the Security Council, a top U.N. aid official said Thursday....
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Correction: Pediatric Nurse-Molestation story
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- In an Aug. 27 story about a pediatric nurse being charged with molesting a 2-month-old baby in San Diego, The Associated Press, based on information from the FBI, reported erroneously that Michael William Lutts had pleaded not guilty to the charge. Prosecutor Alessandra Serano says that Lutts appeared in federal court on Wednesday but did not enter a plea....
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Feds say balance struck in California logging plan
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- U.S. Forest Service officials say they tried to balance competing interests in a plan that will allow loggers to remove trees killed in a massive Central California wildfire last year....
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Flight diverts to Boston over reclined-seat upset
BOSTON (AP) -- An outburst over a reclined seat led an American Airlines flight to divert to Boston, at least the second such incident in the U.S. this week, authorities said....
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