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Officers interview survivor of mobile home park killings
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) -- Authorities say detectives have interviewed a 22-year-old man who survived a weekend shooting that left a woman and her roommate's toddler dead at a mobile home park....
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A look at widely criticized Indiana law on religious freedom
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana lawmakers have been scrambling to control damage from a widely criticized new law that critics fear could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians. The state is among about a dozen where measures aimed at preventing government from infringing on people's religious beliefs have been introduced this year....
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Fight over religious objection proposals shifts to Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The fight over "religious freedom" proposals facing increasing criticism from businesses and advocates who call them a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians has shifted toward Arkansas, which was poised to become the second state this year to enact such a measure....
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Violence wanes in Chicago, but fear looms over mayor's race
CHICAGO (AP) -- A few years ago, violence on Chicago streets thrust a recently elected mayor into the national spotlight as shootouts in some of the city's most troubled neighborhoods fueled nearly constant bloodshed....
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Man accused in Ferguson police shooting to seek lower bond
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) -- The attorney for a man accused of shooting two police officers during a Ferguson demonstration says he'll seek a lower bond for his client....
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NYC blast probe highlights problem of stealing gas
NEW YORK (AP) -- It was a run-of-the-mill complaint - a smell of gas - with a troubling explanation: Someone had improperly tapped into a Manhattan building's gas line, and it was leaking....
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Asian stocks gain on economic data, China stimulus hopes
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian stock markets climbed Tuesday, boosted by positive economic data from major economies and hopes for stimulus in China....
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New Hampshire authorities: Mother killed daughters, self
BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) -- A 34-year-old woman shot and killed her two young daughters at their New Hampshire home before killing herself, authorities said Monday....
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Police: Man who drank 36 beers crashes into Utah house
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Authorities say the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into the side of a house in Salt Lake City acknowledged drinking 36 beers and doing cocaine....
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'Bernie' case prosecutor seeks recusal, says he's a witness
CARTHAGE, Texas (AP) -- The Texas district attorney who was to prosecute for a second time the man whose murder conviction inspired the movie "Bernie" has asked to recuse himself on the eve of a pretrial hearing, saying he's become a witness....
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Jury awards $38.5 million-plus in fatal shooting at plant
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The families of two women killed by a co-worker at a northeast Philadelphia plant 4 1/2 years ago were awarded $38.5 million in punitive damages from a security guard firm on Monday....
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Parents of Colorado theater shooter pray for victims daily
DENVER (AP) -- The mother of Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes writes in a new book that she prays for the victims daily, naming each of the 12 people who were killed and the 70 others who were injured....
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10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
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Ex-FBI agent sentenced to 10 years in Afghan kickback scheme
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A former FBI agent accused of trying to derail a Utah investigation into an alleged defense contractor kickback scheme was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday....
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Police: Auditor spokesman left note before apparent suicide
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Spence Jackson provided the official confirmation a month ago that his boss, Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, was dead from what police described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound....
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Following the German airline crash and all that's been reported about it, how are you feeling about flying?
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