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Top UN aid official urges daily `pauses' in Gaza
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. humanitarian chief called Thursday for daily "humanitarian pauses" until a long-term cease-fire is reached between Israel and Hamas in order to deliver relief to hundreds of thousands in need in Gaza, rescue the injured and give civilians a reprieve from the war....
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Driver in Vegas eatery crash gets 6 to 20 years
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A driver who pleaded guilty to DUI charges after police say he plowed his car onto the patio of a Las Vegas restaurant during lunchtime last spring was ordered to 6 to 20 years in prison on Thursday....
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Police: Child accidentally shoots, kills playmate
CHUBBUCK, Idaho (AP) -- A 5-year-old girl is dead after police say another 5-year-old accidentally shot her at an eastern Idaho home....
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Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- A demoted worker shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown high-rise office building in Chicago's bustling financial district, police said....
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Challenge to gay conversion ban is dismissed
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- For the second time in nine months, a federal judge in New Jersey has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay conversion therapy....
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Portland, Oregon, flushes outdoor toilet business
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The city of Portland will quit marketing the solar-powered outdoor potties its workers developed and will settle instead for a cut of the business....
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Jury begins deliberating Wisconsin kidnapping case
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Jurors deliberating the case of a woman who took her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home must determine whether she was stealing the baby to pass him off as her own, as prosecutors contend, or was acting on the father's request, as the defense insists....
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Witnesses: No security-camera videos show blast
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The FBI capped off its attempt to persuade a federal judge that it is not hiding unreleased surveillance videos from the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing by bringing witnesses Thursday who testified that there has never been any security-camera videos of the bomb going off....
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Rolex passed among jurors in ex-Va. gov trial
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- RICHMOND, Va. - A former CEO testified Thursday that his cozy relationship with Virginia's first family was a poor business decision, not friendship....
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Stolen WWI gas mask found in pawn shop
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A World War I gas mask stolen from the Wyoming Capitol and missing for almost a century is on display in Cheyenne again after a South Dakota pawn shop donated it back to the state....
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Extra jurors seated for long Ga. salmonella trial
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- After three days of jury selection, a panel with plenty of extra members was seated Thursday to hear the case of three people charged in connection with a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago....
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First plea agreements signed in lottery scam case
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- The first plea agreements have been reached in a wide-ranging federal investigation into a Jamaican lottery scam targeting mostly elderly victims in the United States, including one woman from North Dakota who agreed to empty her savings account and then take out a loan on a life insurance policy....
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Suit filed over Muslim citizenship denials, delays
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Five people are suing the federal government alleging that an expanded national security screen targeting Muslims has led to lengthy delays and denials in their applications for citizenship and green cards....
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Passenger dies, pilot hurt in parking lot crash
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A small plane clipped the top of a store before it crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego shopping center, killing a 78-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old pilot, authorities said....
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Michigan woman: Lion at zoo bit off part of finger
EAST TAWAS, Mich. (AP) -- State police are investigating a woman's report that a lion bit off part of her finger at a small private zoo in northern Michigan....
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