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Police custody death tests 'Broken Windows' tactic
NEW YORK (AP) -- The recent death of a New Yorker in police custody is calling into question a police crackdown on petty offenses to discourage more serious crime....
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Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio
CINCINNATI (AP) -- National Urban League leaders will focus on jobs and pay in U.S. cities during a conference this week that will draw some top Democratic and Republican politicians courting minority support....
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Jury to reconvene in Ventura defamation case
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Jurors are due to reconvene in St. Paul to deliberate whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle....
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Seniors use roommate-finding agencies to cut costs
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do....
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Opening statements set in porch shooting trial
DETROIT (AP) -- After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her....
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SEC poised to end $1 a share for some money funds
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Regulators are expected to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry - the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds - at least for some money funds used by big investors....
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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 an hours-long standoff Tuesday night is "presumed dead" after officers raided the house he had barricaded inside and exchanged gunfire with him, 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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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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