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Thousands to march against NY chokehold death
NEW YORK (AP) -- Thousands of marchers are expected to protest the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer....
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Mishaps prompt questions about Washington ferries
SEATTLE (AP) -- The green-and-white ferry pulled away from the docks and churned across Puget Sound, leaving behind Seattle's waterfront. Passengers stood in the breeze on the deck or gazed out of the windows at the distant, snow-covered bulk of Mount Rainier....
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Officer charged in hot-car death of police dog
MILLS, Wyo. (AP) -- A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal-cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours....
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Wash. flash flooding damages estimated 10 homes
TWISP, Wash. (AP) -- Heavy rains that unleashed mud slides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires damaged or destroyed an estimated 10 homes and blocked highways, officials said Friday....
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St. Louis officer suspended after video comments
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis County Police chief says an officer who had been assigned to patrols in Ferguson has been suspended while the department reviews a 2012 video in which the officer calls himself "a killer" and makes incendiary comments about religion and U.S. political leaders....
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Man who ate pot candy must stand trial in killing
DENVER (AP) -- A judge ordered a Denver man on Friday to stand trial in the killing of his wife, who told dispatchers moments before her death that he was paranoid and hallucinating after eating marijuana-infused candy....
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Goldman in deal worth $1.2B over US bond claims
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Goldman Sachs has agreed to a settlement worth $1.2 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007....
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New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens if the grand jury now considering the case doesn't return a charge against the officer?...
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Police: Woman with fake baby cited for trespassing
MERCED, Calif. (AP) -- A California woman is under investigation after trying to enter a hospital maternity ward carrying a doll that looked like a living baby, police said Friday, but the woman says the dolls are meant to be therapeutic for patients....
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Alaska troopers: Girl drowns in bucket of water
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska State Troopers say a 1-year-old girl has drowned in a bucket of water at her family's home in the western Alaska village of Kotlik....
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Bond set at $825K for accused Tulsa officer
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- A judge on Friday set an $825,000 bond for a veteran Tulsa police officer charged in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's boyfriend earlier this month....
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Governors: Deal may come soon in supermarket feud
BOSTON (AP) -- The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire said Friday they were optimistic the long-running family dispute that has hobbled the Market Basket supermarket chain will be resolved, perhaps as soon as this weekend, with an agreement to sell it to its ousted CEO....
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Missing Russian found dead in Grand Teton park
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) -- A Russian student who went missing in Grand Teton National Park has been found dead....
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Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers seek dismissal
BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Friday to dismiss indictments against the Boston Marathon bombing suspect and put on hold further proceedings in the case over concerns about the process of selecting jurors in federal court....
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ND teacher of the year charged with 5 felonies
WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A reigning North Dakota teacher of the year was charged Friday with five felony counts for allegedly having sexual contact with a female student more than five years ago....
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