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Police: Gunfire at Brooklyn backyard party injures 9
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say gunfire broke out at a backyard party in Brooklyn overnight, injuring nine people....
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Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A police officer was fatally shot Saturday night during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said....
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Firefighter killed, 2 dozen homes burn in California fires
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter, burned two dozen homes and forced thousands of people to flee as crews continue to battle the flames from the air and the ground....
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Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled....
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Memphis police officer shot, killed during traffic stop in Tennessee; suspect still on the run....
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Photos of endangered animals shine on Empire State Building
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building....
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NAACP's 'Journey for Justice' protest march begins in Selma
SELMA, Ala. (AP) -- Protest marches have been part of Selma's civil rights fabric since 1965, but an 860-mile trek to Washington had a minister leaning on the Bible for heavenly support Saturday....
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Prosecutor: Texas AG indicted for felony securities fraud
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A grand jury has indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on felony securities fraud charges that accuse the Republican of misleading investors before he took over as the state's top law enforcement officer, a special prosecutor said Saturday....
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Woman gets probation in boyfriend's death by neglect
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) -- A South Carolina woman has been sentenced to five years of probation for fatally neglecting her boyfriend, who died several months after being taken to the hospital with bedsores, mold in his catheter and bug bites....
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Baltimore prosecutor won't cooperate with homicide panel
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A commission established to review homicides in Baltimore has stalled because its leaders say the city's top prosecutor isn't sharing information that's needed for the program to work....
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Firefighter dies in wind-fueled Northern California wildfire
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A firefighter evaluating a Northern California wildfire was killed by the erratic, wind-stoked blaze while he was surveying an area to decide the best way for crews to handle the flames, a U.S. Forest Service official said Saturday....
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Company, FAA working on Gulfstream IV jet fail-safe problem
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The manufacturer of the jet that crashed on takeoff in Massachusetts last year, killing the co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer and six other people, has reported a problem with a fail-safe system that can allow the planes to reach high speeds on the runway even if they are prevented from taking off....
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From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee....
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Snowball case melts; teen sues Detroit district over arrest
DETROIT (AP) -- A teenager who spent nearly 40 days in custody before a judge cleared him of throwing a dangerous snowball is suing the Detroit school district, saying his rights were violated by a malicious prosecution....
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Q&A on possible extradition for dentist who killed lion
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Zimbabwe has called for an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage to be extradited and face as-yet filed charges. But it isn't clear whether Walter James Palmer, a 55-year-old from Minnesota, can be extradited or, if so, can fight having to go back to the African nation. Palmer has said he relied on his guides to ensure the hunt was legal....
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