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Fence aims to curb George Washington Bridge jumps
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) -- The George Washington Bridge spanning New York and New Jersey is getting a fence to help curb suicides as the number of deaths there approaches record levels....
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Fla. baby survives after being left in hot minivan
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A 2-month old baby is recovering after being left for about an hour inside a hot minivan parked outside a doctor's office in Florida....
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Russia's central bank supports sanctions targets
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's central bank promised to support financial institutions hit by U.S. sanctions as stocks took a tumble in Moscow on Wednesday....
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Trial continues in case over Oklahoma City bombing
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Utah man is set to bring at least four witnesses to the stand Wednesday in his quest to persuade a federal judge that the FBI has not adequately searched for security-camera videos from the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing....
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Bribery case kicks off vs. Utah attorneys general
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Two former Utah attorneys general will appear in court on bribery charges Wednesday, kicking off what legal experts say is a complex case that could take years to resolve as lawyers navigate a scandal involving nearly two dozen charges, hundreds of thousands of pages of evidence and some dubious witnesses....
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EPA hears praise, criticism of new air rules
DENVER (AP) -- To retired coal miner Stanley Sturgill, the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rules limiting pollution from power plants doesn't do enough to protect the public's health....
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Ex-governor's corruption trial focuses on marriage
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- When former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were indicted on corruption charges in January, the couple stood together at a hastily called news conference to denounce the charges....
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US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi's governor and attorney general will have to decide whether to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that is keeping the state's only abortion clinic in business....
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Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia
ATLANTA (AP) -- The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima once said he thought the bombing was necessary because it shortened the war and eliminated the need for an Allied land invasion that could have cost more lives on both sides....
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Small cars fare poorly in crash tests
DETROIT (AP) -- The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests....
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Processing issue delays bar exam submissions
DALLAS (AP) -- Florida-based testing software provider ExamSoft Worldwide Inc. said a processing issue has caused delays for bar exam takers in multiple states who were submitting their answers....
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Quotations in the News
"It's not a new cold war." - President Barack Obama, denying the U.S. and Europe are entering into Soviet-style standoff with Russia, despite the West's escalation of its actions against the Kremlin....
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Japan practices amphibious landing in Hawaii
KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) -- Japan has been practicing storming beaches with the U.S. and other countries in Hawaii this month. The amphibious landing exercises, which are relatively new to Japan's military, come as Tokyo tries to boost its ability to defend small islands it controls but China claims as its own....
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US sues Pennsylvania over police fitness tests
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation's largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal government says illegally discriminates against women....
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