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Deputy shoots man who was waving gun in South Carolina
TAYLORS, S.C. (AP) -- The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating after a deputy shot a man authorities say was waving a gun in Greenville County....
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Anti-abortion activist goes to trial over letter to doctor
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas anti-abortion activist faces trial in federal court this week over a letter she sent to a Wichita physician saying someone might place an explosive under the doctor's car....
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Judge agrees to move trial for dad in toddler hot SUV death
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) -- A judge has decided the trial of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his son in a hot SUV won't take place in the county where the boy died....
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Fingernails spotted in trash led to arrest of alleged killer
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A serial killer preying on vulnerable young black women on the rough streets of south Los Angeles eluded police for two decades until someone rifling through a dumpster in 2007 noticed red fingernails poking out of a garbage bag....
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Deadline arrives for Georgia governor on campus guns bill
ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia's governor must make a decision about legislation allowing concealed handguns on college campuses in the state....
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Quotations in the News
"Honestly, if we win Indiana, it's over. It's over. They're finished. They're gone." - Donald Trump, who has a commanding lead over rival Ted Cruz before Tuesday's Republican primary in the Midwestern state....
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Effect of freight train derailment in DC extends to 2nd day
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some commuters will have to find a different way into work for a second day as a result of a weekend freight train derailment in Washington....
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Google offers $250,000 for Flint research, local nonprofit
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Google is offering $250,000 to help with the ongoing response efforts in Flint as the city reels from the effects of a lead-contaminated water supply....
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Rich newspaper owners: Industry saviors or foes?
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Salt Lake Tribune's pending sale to the wealthy Huntsman family unshackles the newspaper from cost-cutting corporate owners and resolves crippling financial uncertainty - but it also raises concerns about whether the influential family will meddle in the paper's coverage....
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St. Louis jury awards $55M in Johnson & Johnson cancer suit
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A jury in St. Louis has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $55 million to a South Dakota woman who claimed the company's talcum powder caused her to develop ovarian cancer....
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Jury: School failed to protect girl who says she was raped
HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii's public school system failed to protect a special education student who says she was raped by a classmate, a jury determined Monday....
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Ex-NY Assembly speaker to be sentenced in corruption case
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is set to learn how long he'll spend in prison following his conviction in a $5 million corruption case....
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Funeral will honor 6 of 8 victims in Ohio family shootings
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- There will be "ample security" at the funeral for six of the eight people shot and killed in rural southern Ohio in what authorities call a planned attack targeting one family, Ohio's attorney general said....
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Bangladesh blogger seeks US help as threats escalate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Bangladeshi blogger and social activist Ashif Entaz Rabi hosted a TV talk show about a slaying of a publisher by Islamic extremists, he faced a torrent of threatening phone calls. He says young men with earpieces started loitering outside his workplace, and a militant website urged followers to "send this Ashif to Allah."...
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Brothers wanted in Washington killings spotted in Mexico
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- Two brothers charged with murder in the presumed killing of a missing Washington state couple have been spotted in Mexico, and authorities are seeking the records of a cellphone they believe was recently used by one of them....
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