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PTSD argued in case of Marine jailed in Mexico
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- There's no dispute retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi drove with three loaded guns in his truck into Mexico where firearms are illegal....
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Police track Indiana slaying suspect's movements
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) -- Investigators are using the cellphone records of an Indiana man already charged in the slayings of two women to pinpoint his movements after he told police he liked to check on the status of bodies he'd previously stashed after a fresh kill, authorities said....
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Postal workers appeal to Harvard president
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- The American Postal Workers Union is calling on Harvard University's president to oppose a business arrangement between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service, or resign her seat on the office supply company's board....
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Chicago jail escapee sentenced to 36 years
CHICAGO (AP) -- A bank robber who escaped from Chicago's high-rise Metropolitan Correctional Center has been sentenced to 36 years in prison....
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AP NewsBreak: Prisons agree to end race policy
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way to prevent further violence....
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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles
DETROIT (AP) -- The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website....
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GOP Sen. Collins, Democrat Bellows debate in Maine
BANGOR, Maine (AP) -- Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows are clashing over issues like universal health care, the best way to fight Ebola and the best way to boost the economy....
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10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...
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US journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said....
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Company fined $25M for work-at-home scheme
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A California company that promised lucrative returns for a few hours of work at home was fined $25 million on Wednesday for misleading 110,000 people to buy into the scheme that almost never paid off....
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Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal
DENVER (AP) -- Three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an "online predator" who encouraged them, a school official said Wednesday, as U.S. officials tried to determine how they made it to Europe without anyone knowing and whether terrorists' appeal is deepening among vulnerable youth....
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Republicans hope for congressional sweep in Iowa
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- The politically savvy state of Iowa prides itself on purple voting, boasting a congressional delegation evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans. But this year, with a closely matched Senate race and three competitive House seats, the GOP sees an opportunity to turn the state a vibrant shade of red....
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Protest against police brutality blocks Ga freeway
ATLANTA (AP) -- Demonstrators who say they were taking part in a week of resistance to police brutality temporarily blocked rush hour traffic on a busy freeway through downtown Atlanta....
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Vandalism reported at 5 National Parks
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigating vandalism reports at five other parks....
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Princess in cockfighting case gets probation
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Romanian princess was sentenced Wednesday to probation after apologizing for her role in an Oregon cockfighting enterprise that she said brought shame to her and her family....
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