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Family of NYC man killed by police seeks answers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials demanded a full investigation Saturday into what law enforcement officials have termed an apparent accident....
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Hawaii airline tells pilots to return $4,000 bonus
HONOLULU (AP) -- Pilots from Island Air were probably pretty happy when they got a $4,000 Christmas bonus - that is, until the airline wanted the money back....
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Correction: Wintry Weather story
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- In a story Nov. 21 about the Buffalo snowstorms, The Associated Press reported erroneously that warmer temperatures could make the snow heavier. Warmer temperatures alone would not increase the snow's weight....
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Man sets house on fire, kills responding deputy
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff's deputy and wounded another Saturday when they responded to the scene, before he was shot to death by other law enforcement officers, authorities said....
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Woman who was raped, burned dies in Kansas
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A 36-year-old woman who had been sexually assaulted and set on fire died Saturday morning, police said, just over a week after she was found in a Wichita park with severe burns on more than half her body and cuts on her head....
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Storms raise hope in California drought
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Hours of steady rain Saturday from northern California's third winter storm in a week raised hopes that the state was moving out of its driest three years in history - while still deeply locked in drought....
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Ferguson announcement does not appear imminent
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The St. Louis region has been preparing for the grand jury announcement in the Ferguson case, but there is no evidence that the announcement is imminent....
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Taj Mahal offers to restore workers' health care
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The Trump Taj Mahal casino is offering to restore health insurance to its workers as part of a last-ditch effort to keep the struggling Atlantic City casino open....
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Report: Washington toddler shot playing with gun
LAKE STEVENS, Wash. (AP) -- The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office says a 3-year-old boy is in serious condition after being shot in the mouth - reportedly as he and a 4-year-old neighbor were playing with a gun....
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Police: Pregnant woman, 3 others fatally shot
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A pregnant woman and her unborn child were killed along with three other people in a shooting at a Cleveland home that also injured the pregnant woman's 9-year-old daughter but left the woman's toddler son unharmed, police said Saturday....
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Flights resume at Detroit airport after ice delays
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) -- Flights have resumed at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after icy runways kept planes from arriving and departing....
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UVa suspends fraternal activities amid probe
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The University of Virginia on Saturday suspended activities at all campus fraternal organizations amid an investigation into a published report in which a student described being sexually assaulted by seven men at a fraternity in 2012....
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Dogfighting thrives in years since Vick case
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- In the squalid Jacksonville dogfighting kennel, a champion named Bulletproof Sam sat in a makeshift wooden cage, his teeth exposed from a missing snout....
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Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy - just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms....
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Seattle bus drivers to get more bathroom breaks
SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle-area transit officials are making it clear that when bus drivers gotta go, they are free to stop....
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