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Man arrested for massive downtown Los Angeles blaze
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A man has been arrested on suspicion of starting a massive inferno that destroyed an unfinished apartment building and damaged adjacent office towers in downtown Los Angeles, authorities said Wednesday....
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9th arrest made in deaths of 2 Mississippi police officers
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Authorities say a ninth person has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two Mississippi police officers who were killed during a traffic stop....
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Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up
NEW YORK (AP) -- Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday....
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Massive coal breaker, Pennsylvania's last, is coming down
MAHANOY CITY, Pa. (AP) -- When coal was king, its castle was the breaker - an imposing fortress that crushed, washed and sized billions of tons of Pennsylvania anthracite for use in factories, foundries and homes up and down the East Coast....
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Jury convicts ex-US Senate hopeful of violating election law
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- A South Dakota jury on Wednesday convicted former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth of election law violations....
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Deaths highlight hidden danger from municipal storm drains
The drowning of an Oklahoma firefighter and a Texas teenager in storms that swept through those states highlight the persistent dangers posed by storm drains that help protect neighborhoods during flash flooding but can suck in unsuspecting residents and rescue workers....
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A closer look at those killed in Texas, Oklahoma weather
At least 21 people have died in flooding and tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas since the start of the Memorial Day weekend. A look at the lives of some of the victims:...
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Homeowners clean up in Texas; death toll climbs to 21
HOUSTON (AP) -- Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 21 people dead and 11 others missing....
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Latest on flooding: Child's body found; man's body ID'd
9:45 p.m. CDT...
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No sex assault charges for women in massage parlor sting
HONOLULU (AP) -- Honolulu's top prosecutor is dismissing cases against 16 women arrested in a massage parlor prostitution sting after the sex assault charges they faced drew criticism....
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SkyWest flight diverts to Boise for medical emergency
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A SkyWest Airlines spokeswoman says a flight from Eugene, Oregon, to Denver that diverted to Boise, Idaho, because of a medical emergency couldn't resume its journey because the plane required an inspection....
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Parents charged with murder in death of malnourished child
PHOENIX (AP) -- A suburban Phoenix couple was formally charged Wednesday in the death of their 3-year-old daughter who authorities said weighed just 15 pounds and had numerous injuries when she died last weekend....
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Wounded woman testifies in Nevada about trespass killing
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- A female trespasser who survived a shooting in a vacant Nevada duplex testified Wednesday that the property owner entered the unit and opened fire without provocation, wounding her three times and killing a man on the floor next to her....
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NYC approves skyscraper in exchange for transit hub work
NEW YORK (AP) -- City officials cleared the way on Wednesday for construction of a new, 65-story Manhattan skyscraper after the developer made an unusual tradeoff: a promise to make sweeping upgrades to nearby Grand Central Terminal that would allow more rush-hour trains on the subway's busiest lines....
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Photo shows Chicago cops posing over black man with antlers
CHICAGO (AP) -- A former Chicago police detective is suing to get his job back after being fired for posing in a photograph with another officer holding rifles over an unidentified black man lying on a floor and wearing deer antlers....
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