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Man who killed student says he lied to doctors
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- An Indiana man who fatally stabbed and shot a fellow Purdue University student on campus says he lied to doctors about having hallucinations....
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Ambush suspect could be aided by dense woods
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- He could be anywhere. Crouching behind boulders the size of tractor trailers. Concealing himself in a cave. Taking cover in thick brush....
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Iran, 6 powers seek to unblock nuclear talks
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- With little more than two months to deadline, Iran and six world powers on Friday launched a fresh effort at narrowing stubborn differences on what nuclear concessions Tehran must agree to in exchange for full sanctions relief....
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UN urges global support for Iraq to fight terror
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council urged the international community Friday to expand support for the Iraqi government as it fights the Islamic State group and its allies, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said there is a role for nearly every country in the world - including Iran....
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Feds mum on prosecution of illegal border crossers
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- The federal government refuses to say whether prosecutors in Yuma, Arizona, have scaled back a years-old program that guarantees jail time for most immigrants caught crossing the border illegally and which law enforcement officials say is crucial to public safety....
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Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren
BELL, Fla. (AP) -- An ex-convict who killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself had been in and out of jail and spent time in prison for accidentally shooting his son to death during a hunting trip, according to authorities and records....
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Coroner: No crime in fetus found in freezer case
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- No crime was committed by a woman who told authorities she kept the remains of her miscarried pregnancy in a jar in the freezer for nearly a year, the coroner in Las Vegas said Friday....
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California adopts olive-oil labeling standards
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The state Department of Food and Agriculture has approved standards for grading and labeling California-produced olive oil that will require makers to prove their product really is extra-virgin olive oil if the label on the bottle says so....
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Hunt for Va. student leads to search warrants
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Police searching for a University of Virginia student who disappeared nearly a week ago searched a vehicle and an apartment Friday as they pursued a new "person of interest."...
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Huge license plate scanner networks track drivers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers tracks the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are being investigated by law enforcement....
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3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths....
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Retardant record set on massive California fire
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has set an agency record for the amount of retardant dropped on a wildfire in a single day....
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Maine court dismisses do-not-resuscitate appeal
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The state supreme court has dismissed a mother's appeal of a court-approved do-not-resuscitate decision for her brain-damaged baby, saying the matter is moot now that the state has agreed to abide by the mother's wishes....
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Jurors to see Iowa prison's graphic films at trial
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- An Iowa prison's practice of showing male inmates sexually graphic movies is the focus of a trial beginning next week in which a female officer will argue the images encouraged them to harass and threaten her....
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Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- An attorney for the family of a black man who was fatally shot by Utah police says he is going to ask the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate the shooting and reports of racial discrimination in the city where it occurred....
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