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Shark bites into Maui man's stand-up paddleboard
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) -- A spokesman for the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources says a shark knocked a Maui man off a stand-up paddleboard and left the tail of his board with bite marks....
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Buskers to rally for arrested NYC subway performer
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fellow musicians are rallying around a subway performer whose arrest in a busy New York City subway station was captured on video....
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Lawyer: Tsarnaev friend didn't commit any crime
BOSTON (AP) -- A lawyer for a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has told jurors the man didn't lie to the FBI during the bombing investigation but couldn't remember certain details because he had smoked marijuana "for 12 hours straight."...
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Governor signing law in response to Abu-Jamal talk
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is preparing to sign legislation prompted by a college address given by Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is serving a life sentence for the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer....
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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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Ohio teen collapses at haunted house, dies
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) -- A 16-year-old girl collapsed at a haunted house attraction in southwest Ohio and died of a heart abnormality....
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Wyoming prepares to legalize same-sex marriage
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming stood poised Tuesday to become the latest state to allow gay marriage, bringing the national wave of expanded rights for same-sex couples to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard still influences national perceptions....
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2 children die in Massachusetts apartment fire
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) -- Two children have died in an early morning apartment fire in Lawrence, Massachusetts....
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Crews tearing down home where babies' bodies found
BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) -- A four-man demolition crew on Tuesday started tearing down the squalid Massachusetts house in which the skeletal remains of three dead infants were found....
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Police: Flight 93 fire cause may never be known
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A state police fire marshal says he may never be able to determine what caused a fire that destroyed the headquarters buildings at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania....
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Purple Heart found on playground to be returned
MANLIUS, N.Y. (AP) -- A Purple Heart medal posthumously awarded to a New York soldier killed in Vietnam is being returned to his family 15 years after it was found on a school playground....
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America says no to cappuccino potato chips
NEW YORK (AP) -- America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips....
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'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts
BENTON, Calif. (AP) -- Increasingly, police investigators and courts are putting their faith in four-legged tools - canines that can detect even small particles of human remains....
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Reports: Televangelist urged vasectomies, abortion
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Televangelist Ernest Angley has long controlled members of his Akron-area congregation by advising them not to have children, shunning those who leave the church and using free labor at his for-profit buffet restaurant and television station, according to a two-month newspaper investigation....
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Schools closed in ambush suspect search area
A northeastern Pennsylvania school district closed its schools Tuesday after at least two reported sightings of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush....
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