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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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Lawsuit: Detained transgender teen treated as boy
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A 16-year-old transgender girl being held at a boys' detention center alleged that staff members are repeatedly referring to her by her male birth name and male pronouns, forcing her to wear boys' uniforms and banning her from wearing her wig and makeup....
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Digging starts for stalled Seattle tunnel machine
SEATTLE (AP) -- Contractors building a new highway tunnel under downtown Seattle have started digging a 120-foot pit to rescue a stalled boring machine named Bertha....
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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 change to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights....
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California fire victim reunited with rescuer
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- The fire victim who was seen on video being carried to safety by a Good Samaritan as flames exploded says he just froze as the fire burned his home....
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North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur might have found permanent digs in Bismarck....
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Golden Gate Bridge officials float sidewalk toll
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Golden Gate Bridge officials are again floating the idea of charging bicyclists and pedestrians to use the famed span's sidewalks....
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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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Snowden: Bombing shows limits of mass surveillance
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says the Boston Marathon bombings are an example of how threats can be missed even under blanket surveillance....
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Mother of Utah baby found in trash leaves jail
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Utah woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a trash can was released from jail on Monday, and told reporters as she left that she hadn't known she was pregnant....
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Law signed to curb Abu-Jamal's 'obscene celebrity'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law a measure he says is intended to curb the "obscene celebrity" he says is cultivated by convicts like Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is serving a life sentence for the 1981 killing of a Philadelphia police officer....
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Police retrace steps of suspected serial killer
GARY, Ind. (AP) -- Investigators in two states were reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who confessed to strangling one woman, told police where to find six more bodies and hinted at a serial killing spree over two decades....
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2nd guilty plea in California tainted beef case
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A second defendant has pleaded guilty in a case alleging that a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall processed and distributed tainted beef....
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