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UN urges quick implementation of CAR cease-fire
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council is welcoming the signing of a cease-fire agreement between armed groups in the Central African Republic and calling on all parties to immediately implement it....
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Growing influx of musk oxen prompts Alaska hunt
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A growing influx of musk oxen in the old gold rush town of Nome has prompted Alaska wildlife officials to open a subsistence hunt early for the large shaggy animals, which have trampled dogs and created traffic hazards....
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Ohio woman gets 32 years in forced labor case
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio woman convicted along with her boyfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in their home for nearly two years through intimidation, threats and abuse was sentenced Thursday to 32 years in federal prison, the U.S. attorney's office said....
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Doctor fired back at gunman in hospital attack
DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- A doctor who was grazed by gunfire from a patient in his office at a suburban hospital on Thursday helped stop him by apparently returning fire with his own weapon and severely injuring him, but not before a caseworker was killed, authorities said....
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Execution offers evidence against lethal injection
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday....
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Man held after wild car-theft spree near Denver
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) -- A man wielding a rifle and a handgun hijacked a car, burst through a garage door in a stolen SUV and tried to commandeer two state-owned dump trucks before a deputy wrestled him to the pavement on a highway west of Denver, authorities said....
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Judge: James Holmes sanity exam can be recorded
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- A psychiatrist will be allowed to video-record the second sanity evaluation of the man charged with a mass killing in a Colorado movie theater, despite his lawyer's objections, a judge ruled Thursday....
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Arkansas base lockdown blamed on mistaken identity
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Little Rock Air Force Base officials are blaming a case of mistaken identity for an alarm that led them to lock down the base for several hours following the report of a suspicious individual....
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Day 3 of deliberations ends in Ventura lawsuit
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A third day of jury deliberations in a defamation lawsuit brought by former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura has ended without a verdict....
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UN: 9 aid trucks enter Syria without government OK
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Nine trucks carrying food and other supplies crossed into Syria through a Turkish checkpoint Thursday - the first to do so under a U.N. resolution authorizing cross-border aid deliveries without Syrian government approval....
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Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Groundwater losses from the Colorado River basin appear massive enough to challenge long-term water supplies for the seven states and parts of Mexico that it serves, according to a new study released Thursday that used NASA satellites....
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Texas prosecutor seeks to clear convicted rapist
DALLAS (AP) -- A Dallas man who says he pleaded guilty to a 1990 rape because his attorney advised him to avoid trial may soon be exonerated....
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Iowa man convicted of killing pregnant wife
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) -- A former volunteer firefighter who hoped for a career in law enforcement was convicted Thursday of killing his pregnant wife, as jurors in his third trial rejected his claims that an unknown intruder shot her....
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Officials require more supports beneath oil pipes
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Two oil pipelines at the bottom the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Michigan will get additional support structures to help prevent potentially devastating spills, officials said Thursday....
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Albuquerque agrees to court oversight of police
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The city of Albuquerque has agreed to let both a court and an independent monitor oversee reform of its troubled police department, officials said Thursday....
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