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Russia wants to keep Ukraine off UN radar
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- As world leaders gather at the U.N. this week, the U.S. and its European allies are consumed by efforts to blunt the savage advance of the Islamic State group, to end the raging Ebola epidemic and to make progress in nuclear negotiations with Iran. That's likely just fine with Vladimir Putin, since these issues distract from Russia's presence in neighboring Ukraine....
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Crews make progress on huge California wildfire
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation of a sporting event because of the smoke....
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Del. authorities: Bus overturns, 2 dead, injuries
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) -- A bus carrying dozens of people crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving two women dead and several other people injured, authorities said....
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Police find rifle carried by ambush suspect
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have had no confirmed sightings of the alleged gunman who is accused of a deadly ambush at a police barracks 10 days ago, but they say they have found an assault rifle he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail in the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods....
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Alabama says no weapons found after dorm lockdown
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- The University of Alabama says police have searched a dormitory after receiving reports of people with firearms, but a thorough search found no weapons or people not authorized to be there....
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Man seen with UVa student faces driving charge
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A man believed to be the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared was being sought on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving, a police chief said Sunday, adding authorities also want to ask him about the missing teen....
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3 Afghan soldiers missing from Cape Cod base
CAMP EDWARDS, Mass. (AP) -- Police and military officials were searching Sunday for three soldiers from the Afghanistan National Army who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base....
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Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for police work and an army of federal agents to investigate unsolved killings from the civil rights era. Some deaths aren't even under review because of a quirk in the law....
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County sheriff touts grenade launcher as key tool
TORRINGTON, Wyo. (AP) -- Sheriff's officials in Goshen County are touting a grenade launcher as a useful tool for keeping the peace, even though they have never used it....
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7 injured when fueling boat catches fire in Boston
BOSTON (AP) -- Officials say seven people are being treated for injuries after a boat caught fire at a dock in Boston....
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10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:...
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Global marches draw attention to climate change
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth - in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action....
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Milwaukee fraternity president faces drug charges
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The president of a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee fraternity being investigated after a party there left several people hospitalized and with memory lapses is facing unrelated drug charges....
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UAW workers in Indiana approve Lear Corp. contract
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) -- Workers at a Lear Corp. plant in northwestern Indiana that makes automotive seats approved an agreement Sunday that will end a two-tiered pay system that left some workers earning much less than others....
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California authorities capture 5th jail escapee
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A fifth man who escaped a Central California correctional facility has been captured, authorities said Sunday....
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