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Bill allows families to seek gun restraining order
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California would become the first state to allow family members to petition judges to take away relatives' guns if they are deemed to be dangerous under a bill that faces a Tuesday deadline for action....
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Brown says he's likely to sign plastic bag ban
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown has indicated that he is likely to sign a bill imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags as a way to address litter, primarily in waterways....
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Quotations in the News
"The president and the first lady, like all parents, are concerned about the safety of their children, but the president and first lady also have confidence in the men and women of the Secret Service to do a very important job." - White House spokesman Josh Earnest, commenting on reports that the intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged....
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Records, photos of famed US WWII bombers go online
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Thousands of feet above the Pacific Ocean, the bullets were coming fast and the flak was flying. Japanese fighter planes whizzed around like bees as the American forces in their lumbering B-24 bombers tried everything to reach their targets, save fuel and stay airborne for the long trip home....
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Revel casino auction to continue on Tuesday
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A bankruptcy court auction for Revel, the failed luxury casino-hotel on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, is scheduled to resume....
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Beheading suspect's conversion surprised family
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Alton Nolen told relatives after his release from prison on drug and assault charges last year that he wanted to focus on getting his life in order....
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Testimony resuming in Detroit officer's trial
DETROIT (AP) -- A controversial witness is returning to testify in the trial of a Detroit police officer charged in the death of a 7-year-old girl....
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Colorado high court considers pot firing case
DENVER (AP) -- Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it....
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Netanyahu: Hamas, Islamic State group share creed
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- In a blistering speech to the United Nations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Hamas and the Islamic State group are "branches of the same poisonous tree," both bent on world domination through terror, just as the Nazis were....
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Cancer doctor given 10 years for poisoning lover
HOUSTON (AP) -- A jury on Monday sentenced a Texas cancer researcher to 10 years in prison after she was convicted of poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze....
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Dozens of possible jurors rejected in Arias case
PHOENIX (AP) -- Roughly a third of 300 potential jurors were dismissed Monday in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias after telling a judge they had seen too much media coverage of her first trial to be impartial or had already made up their minds about her punishment....
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Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty in Afghan scheme
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A former FBI agent pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he derailed an investigation into military contract fraud by making a suspect appear to be a key counterintelligence source....
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Boston City Council members weigh $25K pay raise
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston City Council members kicked off a discussion Monday on possibly giving themselves each a $25,000 raise to bring their salaries more in line with their counterparts in New York and other major U.S. cities, even as questions arise over whether the proposal violates Massachusetts law....
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Judge holds Argentina in contempt over bond orders
NEW YORK (AP) -- A judge, calling civil contempt a rarity, ruled that Argentina was in contempt of court on Monday for its open defiance of his orders requiring that U.S. hedge funds holding Argentine bonds be paid the roughly $1.5 billion they are owed if the majority of the South American nation's bondholders are paid interest on their bonds....
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Road salt supply low, demand high as winter looms
DETROIT (AP) -- The reward for surviving last winter's frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt - and that's if they can even get it....
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