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Holmes interviewed for 22 hours for sanity exam
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Defense attorneys say the doctor who conducted a sanity evaluation on the man charged with a mass killing in a Colorado movie theater interviewed him for 22 hours....
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Lawyer seeks to bar terrorism reference at trial
DETROIT (AP) -- Lawyers for a Palestinian activist from Chicago convicted for a fatal bombing in Israel urged a judge Tuesday to bar any reference to terrorism at her upcoming trial on immigration charges....
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Nixon creating group to address Ferguson issues
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will create an independent commission to study issues that have surfaced since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson....
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Zoo boosts security after Tasmanian devil's death
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The killing of a rare Tasmanian devil on loan from Australia has prompted beefed-up security at a New Mexico zoo and a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest....
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Jury to decide if Tsarnaev friend was liar or high
BOSTON (AP) -- A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a string of lies to investigators, a prosecutor told a jury Tuesday, but a defense lawyer said the defendant was a frightened 19-year-old who couldn't remember certain details because he had smoked marijuana for at least 12 hours straight....
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Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights....
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Man carried from burning home, rescuer reunite
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- A central California man carried from his burning home by a good Samaritan in a dramatic rescue caught on video said he froze as the flames exploded and thanked the rescuer as they reunited this week....
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Kansas independent Orman campaigns under the radar
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Greg Orman has had barely a month to introduce himself to Kansas voters since unusual events thrust him into a neck-and-neck competition with three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts. Yet the independent candidate's schedule of public campaign appearances has usually ranged from slim to none....
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Pilot errors, fatigue led to deadly Ga. jet crash
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- The pilot of a private jet failed to follow correct landing procedures and likely was fatigued from a lack of sleep when the plane went down in a fiery crash in eastern Georgia last year, killing a vascular surgeon and four co-workers on board, federal investigators concluded in a report Tuesday....
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Crews tearing down home where babies' bodies found
BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) -- Onlookers cheered Tuesday as a four-man demolition crew started tearing down what some had dubbed a "House of Horrors" - the squalid Massachusetts home where the skeletal remains of three infants were found....
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Detroit plans to sell scrapped copper wire
DETROIT (AP) -- The city of Detroit plans to sell 13 million pounds of copper wire from its public lighting operation....
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Texas man admits setting 1986 fire, killing 2 boys
DALLAS (AP) -- A Texas man has admitted to setting a backyard fire in 1986 that killed his two stepsons, ending a yearslong fight over whether faulty fire science had wrongfully put him behind bars....
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New Jersey charges 11 with mob loansharking scheme
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Members and associates of one of New York's legendary crime families used check cashing businesses and a Newark restaurant to run a racketeering enterprise that reaped millions of dollars through loansharking and money laundering, New Jersey officials said Tuesday as they announced charges against 11 people....
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Jodi Arias sentencing retrial opens in Arizona
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Jodi Arias sentencing retrial has started in Arizona with a new jury and opening statements by lawyers to decide whether the convicted murderer should live or die after killing her boyfriend....
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5 Jonestown victims buried in California
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Five victims of the 1978 mass suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, have been laid to rest in Oakland, California, after their cremated remains were recently discovered inside an abandoned funeral home in Delaware....
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