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Suspect in Texas police shooting 'presumed dead'
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) -- A man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers during a standoff is "presumed dead" after officers raided the house Tuesday night in which he had barricaded himself, authorities said....
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Vigil, march for man who died in NY police custody
NEW YORK (AP) -- Demonstrators marched through the streets on Tuesday to demand swift justice for a man who died in police custody....
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Tropical depression moving westward in Atlantic
MIAMI (AP) -- A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic and is expected to degenerate over the next couple of days....
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New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks
BOSTON (AP) -- A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer during the manhunt, people with knowledge of the investigation said Tuesday....
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Man dies in California after beach hole collapses
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) -- A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday....
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Jurors start considering Ventura defamation case
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- An attorney for Jesse Ventura asked a federal jury Tuesday to award the former Minnesota governor millions of dollars in damages for what he claimed is a lie in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle....
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Attorney: Ventura deserves millions from Kyle
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- An attorney for former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is asking a federal jury to award Ventura millions in damages for what he claims is a lie in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle....
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Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Firefighters made progress Tuesday in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control, with wetter weather bringing some relief but also raising concerns about flash flooding....
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GateHouse Media parent to buy Providence Journal
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The parent company of Gatehouse Media LLC on Tuesday announced an agreement to buy The Providence Journal and related print and digital assets from A.H. Belo Corp. for $46 million cash....
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:...
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Denver agrees to pay $3.3M to settle abuse case
DENVER (AP) -- Denver officials have reached a deal to pay $3.3 million to settle a federal jail-abuse lawsuit filed by a former inmate who said a deputy ignored his blood-curdling screams while a group of fellow inmates brutally beat him and scalded his genitals with hot water....
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Cause of fire at Williston company unknown
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- More than half a day after an industrial fire broke out in the North Dakota oil patch town of Williston, authorities still were unable to say what caused the massive blaze....
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Judge ponders overturning state gay marriage ban
DENVER (AP) -- Gay couples seeking to strike Colorado's same-sex marriage ban urged a federal judge Tuesday to overturn the law immediately and reject the state's request to stay a ruling until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the matter....
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Maryland church built in 1773 ravaged by fire
HEBRON, Md. (AP) -- Authorities say a 241-year-old church on the National Register of Historic Places has been ravaged by fire in Maryland....
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Board puts soda tax before San Francisco voters
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco lawmakers narrowly agreed Tuesday to place a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks on the November ballot, a move that promises to turn the election into an expensive fight between the beverage industry and public health advocates....
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