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AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle
DETROIT (AP) -- Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway officials....
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Quotations in the News
"We have developed a very refined system in Europe and most of us are in agreement that this system is optimal. If we were to add more psychological tests or modify the way we test, then we can still not change a situation like this." - Dr. Hans-Werner Teichmueller, head of the German Aviation Medical Practitioners Association, on how Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may not have been detected as mentally unfit to fly....
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Knight Foundation to fund 32 projects to improve cities
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A foundation is awarding grants to 32 innovative projects working to improve cities, totaling $5 million in funding....
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Officers talk to man wounded in mobile home park killings
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) -- Detectives have interviewed a 22-year-old man who survived a weekend shooting that left a woman and her roommate's toddler dead at a Washington mobile home park, a sheriff's officer said Monday....
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Colorado shooter's mom feels guilt over his mental illness
DENVER (AP) -- The mother of Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes feels guilty for not knowing her son was mentally ill and needed treatment, she wrote in a book of prayers and reflections compiled since the 2012 attack....
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A look at widely criticized Indiana law on religious freedom
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana lawmakers have been scrambling to control damage from a widely criticized new law that critics fear could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians. The state is among about a dozen where measures aimed at preventing government from infringing on people's religious beliefs have been introduced this year....
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Fight over religious objection proposals shifts to Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The fight over "religious freedom" proposals facing increasing criticism from businesses and advocates who call them a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians has shifted toward Arkansas, which was poised to become the second state this year to enact such a measure....
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Violence wanes in Chicago, but fear looms over mayor's race
CHICAGO (AP) -- A few years ago, violence on Chicago streets thrust a recently elected mayor into the national spotlight as shootouts in some of the city's most troubled neighborhoods fueled nearly constant bloodshed....
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Man accused in Ferguson police shooting to seek lower bond
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) -- The attorney for a man accused of shooting two police officers during a Ferguson demonstration says he'll seek a lower bond for his client....
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NYC blast probe highlights problem of stealing gas
NEW YORK (AP) -- It was a run-of-the-mill complaint - a smell of gas - with a troubling explanation: Someone had improperly tapped into a Manhattan building's gas line, and it was leaking....
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Asian stocks gain on economic data, China stimulus hopes
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian stock markets climbed Tuesday, boosted by positive economic data from major economies and hopes for stimulus in China....
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New Hampshire authorities: Mother killed daughters, self
BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) -- A 34-year-old woman shot and killed her two young daughters at their New Hampshire home before killing herself, authorities said Monday....
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Police: Man who drank 36 beers crashes into Utah house
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Authorities say the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into the side of a house in Salt Lake City acknowledged drinking 36 beers and doing cocaine....
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'Bernie' case prosecutor seeks recusal, says he's a witness
CARTHAGE, Texas (AP) -- The Texas district attorney who was to prosecute for a second time the man whose murder conviction inspired the movie "Bernie" has asked to recuse himself on the eve of a pretrial hearing, saying he's become a witness....
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Jury awards $38.5 million-plus in fatal shooting at plant
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The families of two women killed by a co-worker at a northeast Philadelphia plant 4 1/2 years ago were awarded $38.5 million in punitive damages from a security guard firm on Monday....
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Following the German airline crash and all that's been reported about it, how are you feeling about flying?
  I'm more nervous but will still be flying.
  It was an isolated incident and won't stop me from flying.
  Very frightening and I won't fly anytime soon.
 
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