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AP Interview: Uganda's president says he's the one bullied
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president joked, stepping carefully around what's an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run for yet another term next year, and surely he will win....
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Woman seeks rescue from boyfriend in online pizza order
AVON PARK, Fla. (AP) -- A central Florida woman who says her boyfriend was holding her and her children hostage sent a secret message asking for help in an online pizza order....
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Officers' legal attack begins in Freddie Gray case
BALTIMORE (AP) -- One of the Baltimore police officers who arrested Freddie Gray has challenged police and a top prosecutor to produce a knife that prompted the arrest, arguing in a court motion that it is an illegal weapon....
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Idaho officer fatally shot; man held after high-speed chase
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A 26-year-old north Idaho man accused of fatally shooting a veteran police officer and stealing his patrol car has been ordered held on $2 million bail....
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New evidence leads to capital murder charge in U.Va. case
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A prosecutor has obtained a capital murder indictment against the man accused of the abduction and killing a University of Virginia student, saying she plans to seek the death penalty....
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Things to know about new water rules in California drought
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Brown lawns, dusty cars and idle sprinklers loom this summer under Gov. Jerry Brown's mandate to reduce urban water use by 25 percent to get through the drought. The State Water Resources Control Board approved new restrictions Tuesday that include a mandatory target for each local water agency to reduce consumption....
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California regulators approve unprecedented water cutbacks
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservation....
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With new standardized tests, educators worry about scores
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Call this the year of the test. Or, at least the year of standardized test mania....
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Gunman's hashtag hinted at Texas plot
PHOENIX (AP) -- About 20 minutes before the shooting at a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, a final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May Allah accept us as mujahideen," or holy warriors....
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Marathon bomber's lawyers give jury glimpse into family life
BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are giving the jury glimpses into his troubled family as they try to save him from the death penalty....
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AP EXPLAINS: What's next for jury in missing NYC boy case?
NEW YORK (AP) -- The haunting case of missing first-grader Etan Patz has endured for almost four decades - and deliberations in the long-awaited murder trial stemming from his 1979 disappearance are enduring extraordinarily long, too....
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Latest on Texas attack: Source: Suspect was target of probe
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Attorney General Lynch meets Gray family in Baltimore
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Attorney General Loretta Lynch pledged Tuesday to improve the city's police department after meeting with the family of a man who was fatally injured in police custody....
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UN: Peacekeepers ambushed in Congo; 2 dead, 13 wounded
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Suspected rebels ambushed a Tanzanian unit of U.N. peacekeepers in eastern Congo on Tuesday, killing two and wounding 13, the spokesman for the secretary-general said in a statement. Four peacekeepers were reported missing....
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California regulators adopt unprecedented mandatory water cutbacks to address ongoing drought....
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