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FBI: Man threatened to kill President Obama, attack a mosque
BOSTON (AP) -- Federal authorities have arrested a Massachusetts man who they say threatened to assassinate President Barack Obama, bomb several police stations and attack a mosque....
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Man accused of raping woman hours after shooting 2 men
EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) -- Authorities in Maryland say a man raped a woman behind a school hours after he is accused of shooting two people in Edgewood....
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Man backs into pump, ignites blaze at Farmington gas station
FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) -- Two cars were engulfed in flames and several others were damaged after a 70-year-old motorist crashed into a pump at a Farmington gas station....
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Ex-school bus driver faces capital murder in woman's death
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- A former school bus driver from Alabama is awaiting extradition from Tennessee on capital murder and other charges in the shooting death of a 72-year-old woman whose car police say he stole....
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Man charged in ramming of stolen truck into Southwest plane
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A man accused of stripping to his underwear at an airport in Nebraska, stealing a truck and ramming it into a Southwest Airlines plane has been charged with theft and criminal mischief....
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Police: FDNY ambulance strikes, kills 81-year-old man
NEW YORK (AP) -- An 81-year-old man is dead after authorities say he was hit by a fire department ambulance in Manhattan....
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Police: Cellphone repair tech sent woman's photos to himself
ATLANTA (AP) -- An Atlanta-area cellphone repair technician is accused of hacking into a female customer's phone and sending himself pictures of the woman....
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After 32 years, McDonald's worker with special needs retires
NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) -- A woman with Down syndrome has hung up her hairnet and retired after working 32 years at the french fry station of a Massachusetts McDonald's franchise....
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Judge dismisses lawsuits over 2013 shooting at town building
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A federal judge has dismissed three lawsuits filed against township officials in connection with a 2013 shooting at a municipal building in Pennsylvania that left three people dead and several others injured....
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40 Virginia cases of Hepatitis A now linked to smoothies
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia health officials say there are now 40 confirmed cases of Hepatitis A that are connected to frozen strawberries used at Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations across the state, up from 28 cases less than a week ago....
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Emailed threats received at Virginia Tech, William & Mary
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Campus police at the College of William & Mary say someone on the campus received a threatening email that's similar to threats emailed to people at Virginia Tech....
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White ex-cop charged in black motorist's death back in court
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist is returning to a federal courtroom in South Carolina....
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The Latest: Friends remember slain college student with song
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) -- The Latest on the fatal stabbing of an Ithaca College student at Cornell University (all times local):...
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Woman accused of killing husband in hospital bed
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a retired Florida nurse suffocated her husband in his hospital bed as he was recovering from elective back surgery....
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Hurricane to pass 'dangerously close' to Hawaii's Big Island
HONOLULU (AP) -- The Central Pacific Hurricane Center on Monday issued a hurricane watch for the Big Island of Hawaii, saying Hurricane Madeline could pass "dangerously close."...
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