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NTSB identifies probable cause of student's plane crash
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- The National Transportation Safety Board has identified the probable cause of a plane crash in Virginia that killed a 16-year-old student on a solo flight....
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8 rescued after Oklahoma City roller coaster gets stuck
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- No one was injured when a roller coaster at an Oklahoma City amusement park stalled out and stranded eight people, including seven children....
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Prosecutor targeted in kidnapping case suspended
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The North Carolina prosecutor whose father was kidnapped by a gang leader she prosecuted has been put on paid leave while the district attorney looks into accusations of misconduct on two unrelated cases....
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Hacker takes over Oculus CEO's Twitter, announces new boss
An apparent hacker has used the Twitter account of the CEO and co-founder of Oculus to announce a new head of the company....
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UN extends peacekeeping mission in Darfur
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council has voted to extend its peacekeeping mission in Darfur for a year....
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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The Latest: Navajo Nation crew deployed fire shelters
POTRERO, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on a wildfires burning in the U.S. West (all times local):...
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US Park Police to discuss drone restriction ahead of July 4
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. Park Police have a message for people planning to attend the July Fourth festivities in Washington: Leave your drones at home....
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Knox County settles lawsuit for $100K after photo of arrest
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Eastern Tennessee taxpayers will pay $100,000 to settle a lawsuit filed after a photo appeared to show a deputy choking a college student who was charged with public intoxication and resisting arrest....
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Ku Klux Klan dreams of rising again 150 years after founding
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string of murderous attacks against blacks. Many assumed the group was dead, a white-robed ghost of hate and violence....
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Quotations in the News
"So, what can we think? We cannot think anything. A terror attack might happen everywhere, it does happen everywhere." - Ali Batur, whose brother died in the Istanbul airport attack....
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Owner faces sentencing in fatal dog attack on Detroit boy, 4
DETROIT (AP) -- The owner of four pit bulls that killed a 4-year-old Detroit boy faces sentencing on an involuntary manslaughter conviction....
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Judge faces deadline for decision on Indiana abortion law
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A federal judge is facing a deadline for deciding whether to block a new Indiana law banning abortions sought because of fetal genetic abnormalities....
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Conn. police more likely to use stun guns on minorities
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Hispanics shot with stun guns by police in Connecticut in 2015 were more likely to be fired upon multiple times than other racial groups, according to an analysis released Thursday of the first statewide data of police stun gun use in the United States....
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Publisher: 'Mein Kampf' proceeds to aid Holocaust survivors
A Boston-based publishing company has decided to donate proceeds from Adolf Hitler's manifesto to a local organization that works with aging Holocaust survivors....
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Poll
What's Your Reaction to the unfolding scandal involving Justice Michalek and Steve Pigeon?
  Shocked that a judge would be involved
  Surprised maybe just a little
  Sadly, I kind of expect this sort of thing
 
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