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Spared lobster dies during trip from Florida to Maine
WEST BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) -- Larry the Lobster gained fame after it was spared from a boiling pot in Florida, but Maine officials say the crustacean didn't make it to retirement....
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Police protest Black Lives Matter banner at city hall
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) -- Police in Massachusetts are protesting a mayor's refusal to remove a Black Lives Matter banner that's hanging over city hall....
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Regulators propose huge overhaul of debt collection industry
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed a massive overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry on Thursday, which would restrict collectors from calling numerous times a day, require them to have more documentation on what's owed, and give people more ability to dispute their bills....
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Police: Man faces charges for threatening to 'off some cops'
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Florida man has been taken into custody after authorities say he made threats against police officers at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan....
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Rifle maker wants documents sealed in school shooting suit
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut judge will hear arguments on whether gun maker Remington Arms' company documents should be sealed from public view as it fights a lawsuit filed by families of some of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre....
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Rights group: Some kids detained in conflict tortured, die
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Children caught in six conflict-affected areas are often held for months or even years as national security threats, and untold numbers have been tortured or died in custody, according to a Human Rights Watch report....
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4 people killed in California small plane crash at airport
COLUMBIA, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say a small private plane crashed at the airport in the Northern California town of Columbia, killing all four people on board....
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Latest: Blaze destroys 34 homes, 10 outbuildings
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):...
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Coast Guard: Problem in engine room led to flooding on boat
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A problem in the engine room led to flooding on board a fishing boat off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, forcing the crew to abandon ship, the Coast Guard said Wednesday....
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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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Bulldozer operator killed fighting California blaze
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) -- The operator of a bulldozer was killed when it rolled over during the fight against a wildfire near Big Sur that has destroyed 20 homes and spread across more than 36 square miles (93 sq. kilometers), California fire officials said Wednesday....
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Details emerge after arrest in death of Oregon woman
SALEM, Oregon (AP) -- Kaylee Sawyer was walking alone in the middle of the night on the edge of the picturesque town of Bend, Oregon, after getting into an argument with her boyfriend....
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APNewsBreak: Texas AG's $100K gift came despite agency rules
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Documents show the $100,000 that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton accepted from the head of a company his office was investigating came despite internal agency rules that prohibit such gifts....
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For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom only days away
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the past decade, the man who shot President Ronald Reagan has quietly spent a growing number of his days living with his 90-year-old mother in a gated community in Williamsburg, Virginia. On Wednesday, a judge finalized John Hinckley Jr.'s transition to freedom, ordering that Hinckley can permanently leave the psychiatric hospital where he was confined after the assassination attempt....
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AP news guide: More unrest as police shooting probe goes on
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The arrests this week of nearly 70 protesters gathered outside the Minnesota governor's mansion in St. Paul are the latest reminder of unrest as demonstrators near the one-month mark of demanding justice in a black man's police shooting death....
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