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Detroit tells judge: We can't give away free water
DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit's water department defended its shutoff policy Monday and warned that free service to people with unpaid bills could be "very devastating" to the bottom line....
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Sheriff: Iowa man locked 5 kids in bedroom all day
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- An Iowa man is charged with locking his girlfriend's five children in a bedroom for more than 24 hours without food or access to a bathroom, authorities said Monday....
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Marathon suspect's friend renews bid to move trial
BOSTON (AP) -- A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday renewed his request to move his trial, arguing that he cannot receive a fair trial in Boston....
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Home of man seen with missing UVa student searched
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Authorities are again searching the apartment of a man they believe is the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared....
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Prosecutor: NYC might face legal action over jails
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal prosecutor said Monday he was troubled by a news report that New York City officials provided incomplete statistics on violence at problem-plagued Rikers Island jail and warned he may take legal action to force meaningful reforms....
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Poll: Support for gay marriage may be leveling off
A new survey from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for gay marriage could be leveling off....
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Judge lowers damages against Hyundai in crash case
POLSON, Mont. (AP) -- A Montana judge has reduced a punitive damages award from $240 million to $73 million in a lawsuit against Hyundai (HUHN'-day) over a crash that killed two Missoula cousins in July 2011....
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Police: Canadian woman arrested at JFK with guns
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a 24-year-old Canadian woman has been arrested at Kennedy Airport with handguns, ammunition and 33 pounds of marijuana in her checked baggage....
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LA attorney faces suspension over doctored photos
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge has recommended a six-month suspension for a Los Angeles attorney who posted doctored photos on her firm's website that show her arm-in-arm with high-profile people like President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney....
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Lawyer: Exonerated NYC man dies from asthma attack
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City man freed after serving 23 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit died over the weekend, his attorney said Monday....
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3 Afghan soldiers missing from Cape Cod base
BOSTON (AP) -- As police and U. S. military officials searched for three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said one of the possibilities being investigated is that they may be trying to find a way to stay in the United States....
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Jury begins review of fatal Ohio Wal-Mart shooting
XENIA, Ohio (AP) -- A special grand jury began hearing evidence Monday in the racially charged case of a fatal police shooting inside a Wal-Mart store....
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Bear suspected of killing hiker in New Jersey
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) -- A 300-pound male bear believed to have killed a hiker in northern New Jersey was circling the victim when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it....
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Districts in Florida, Georgia split school prize
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- In a first for the prestigious education award, districts in Florida and Georgia will split the $1 million Broad Prize - the largest education award given to U.S. public schools....
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Police: Texas solider beat daughter to death
EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- El Paso police have charged a Fort Bliss soldier with capital murder after they say he beat his 2-year-old daughter to death because she soiled her diaper....
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