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Opponents offer 2 alternatives to Corcoran breakup
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Opponents of a plan to break up Washington's nearly 150-year-old Corcoran Gallery of Art presented two alternatives in court this week to preserve the independent museum and art school as a judge considers its proposed merger with two larger institutions....
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Hawaii fish collector charged in scuba incident
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) -- A Hawaii fish collector has been charged with terroristic threatening for pulling the air-supply regulator out of the mouth of an anti-aquarium-industry activist while they were both underwater....
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Suspect in border agent's death extradited to US
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- A suspect in the 2010 killing of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, the slaying at the center of the scandal over the botched U.S. gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious, was extradited to the United States from Mexico on Thursday....
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Murder charges for couple whose dogs killed runner
LAPEER, Mich. (AP) -- Prosecutors have filed second-degree murder charges against a couple they say owned two dogs that fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger on in rural Michigan....
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10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:...
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VP Biden praises Japan's new military policy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is welcoming Japan's decision to loosen restrictions on its military to allow greater use of force to defend other countries....
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Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in US
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and later by cheering supporters waving American flags in New Hampshire....
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New York Air Guardsman pushed down bar stairs dies
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- An Air National Guard member has died more than two months after authorities say he was pushed down a flight of stairs at a bar....
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Oklahoma man admits killing 2 girls, fiancee
OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) -- A man accused of killing two girls along a rural Oklahoma road in 2008, but who wasn't arrested until after being questioned in his fiancée's death three years later, pleaded guilty in both cases Thursday....
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Man accused of putting needles in packaged meat
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) -- A 68-year-old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into a packaged meat "just for the hell of it" at a grocery store in his hometown for more than a year....
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WTC steel company CEO arrested on fraud charges
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Canadian owner of a company that won nearly $1 billion in contracts to provide steel for the construction of the World Trade Center's tallest building and a transit center was arrested Thursday on charges he defrauded a program meant to benefit minority- and women-owned businesses....
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Fla. man guilty of throwing baby from car window
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida man was convicted of murder Thursday for tossing a 3-month-old boy out a moving car window along an interstate, killing the infant instantly....
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APNewsBreak: Colorado tightening edible pot rules
DENVER (AP) -- Alarmed by booming sales of highly potent edible marijuana products, Colorado regulators have drafted an emergency rule making it easier for new users to tell how much pot they're eating....
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Arrested Spider-Man: Characters make Times Square
NEW YORK (AP) -- A costumed Spider-Man accused of slugging a police officer in Times Square says its superhero and comic characters are key ingredients of the flavor of the Crossroads of the World....
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Damaged Delaware bridge on I-495 partially reopens
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Delaware transportation officials on Thursday partially reopened a bridge on a key East Coast interstate that was closed in early June because several supporting columns were tilting....
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