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Questions after Indiana school stage collapse injures 16
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The superintendent of an Indiana school district where a stage collapsed, injuring 16 high school students when they plunged into an orchestra pit, said Friday that the section that gave way was only a few years old, but it's unclear whether it was ever subject to inspection....
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Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores reopen Saturday
SEATTLE (AP) -- A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons....
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Quotations in the News
"For all intents and purposes, I am a woman." - Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner about his gender identity in interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer....
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Protesters plan to 'shut down' Baltimore as questions remain
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Protesters who've been holding near-daily demonstrations this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed after his arrest....
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2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a report released by lawyers for the dead man's family....
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Jury convicts 3 of manslaughter Florida A&M hazing death
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Three years after a Florida A & M University drum major died after being hazed, the last defendants facing charges in his death were convicted of manslaughter and felony hazing in a case that shined a light on the violent ritual within the school's famed marching band....
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Military vets plan to summit peak in Memorial Day tribute
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Four military veterans are aiming to summit North America's tallest mountain on Memorial Day, armed with the names of hundreds of Americans who have died while serving their country....
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Flight runs into pressurization issues, passengers evaluated
DENVER (AP) -- Officials say a Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Las Vegas to Milwaukee was diverted to Denver Friday night after reporting "pressurization issues."...
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New video raises questions in 2013 Florida police shooting
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida deputy's shooting of an unarmed black man nearly two years ago was under renewed scrutiny Friday following the emergence of a video....
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SEATTLE (AP) -- Starbucks: Computer outage resolved and the thousands of affected stores to reopen Saturday ....
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Truckers could stay off job at nation's busiest port complex
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California could stay off the job next week as part of a long-running labor dispute, union officials said Friday....
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2 missing sisters found in Michigan after nearly 2 weeks
CRISP POINT, Mich. (AP) -- Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska missing for nearly two weeks in Michigan survived on Girl Scout cookies while stuck in their snow-crippled SUV until state police discovered them Friday near Lake Superior in a remote part of the Upper Peninsula....
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Missing mariner is man who survived 12 days lost at sea
HONOLULU (AP) -- A Hawaii fisherman is missing again, just a few months after surviving 12 days lost at sea....
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Arizona sheriff's re-election chances called into question
PHOENIX (AP) -- Sheriff Joe Arpaio has remained politically invincible in his 22 years in office in Arizona, despite federal investigations and a history of legal woes that have cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars....
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1 sailor dies, 1 hurt while training in Virginia base pool
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- One sailor has died and another has been seriously injured while training in a swimming pool at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, officials say....
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