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DC asks stay of order that struck down handgun ban
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawyers for the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying handguns outside the home....
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US Court: Virginia marriage is for all lovers
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia....
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Florida State law professor was killed in his car
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A neighbor found a Florida State University law professor bleeding from a gunshot to the head in the driver's seat of his car in his garage, and the window had been smashed, according to a 911 call released Monday....
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Suspect dead, 2 marshals and cop wounded in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a child was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a New York City smoke shop, officials said Monday....
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Friend: McBride slurring during phone call
DETROIT (AP) -- Davonta Bynes expected 19-year-old Renisha McBride to stop by his west side Detroit home late Nov. 1, 2013, for a small get-together....
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Police: Man killed family, himself in Maine
SACO, Maine (AP) -- A suicidal maintenance worker with financial problems killed his wife and three children with a shotgun before killing himself over the weekend in what state police called one of the worst cases of domestic violence in Maine history, investigators said Monday....
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Storms knock down US-Mexico fence in Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Thunderstorms near the southern Arizona border have knocked down part of the metal border fence that divides the U.S. and Mexico....
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Witnesses: Thunderstorm hit beach without warning
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles' popular Venice Beach teemed with people enjoying a weekend outing on the boardwalk and sand when lifeguards and other witnesses say a rare summer thunderstorm hit without warning, producing lightning that injured or rattled more than a dozen people and left a 21-year-old man dead....
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Clarification: Fast Food Workers-Convention story
VILLA PARK, Ill. (AP) -- In a story July 26, The Associated Press reported that Latoya Caldwell, a mother of four from Kansas City, Missouri, who earns $7.50 an hour at a Wendy's restaurant, said she works six days a week to get 40 hours and takes home $435 per paycheck. The story should have made clear Caldwell is paid every two weeks, so the paycheck reflects 80 hours of work....
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Former Va. governor's corruption trial begins
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a rising star in the Republican Party, and his wife began Monday in federal court with jury selection....
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Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home last week after vanishing nine months ago....
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SC mom's arrest sparks child care debate
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (AP) -- Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year-old daughter asked to play unsupervised in a park this summer. How do you find the time and money for child care when school is out?...
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US citizen accused of bribes extradited from Iraq
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A fugitive accused of bribing U.S. military contracting officials in Iraq has been returned to the U.S. in what government officials say is the first extradition under a 1936 treaty between the countries....
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Cuomo defends handling of corruption panel
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday defended his handling of an anti-corruption commission, dismissing reports that his administration interfered with its work....
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NY mayor: Brooklyn Bridge security breach a worry
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) says a security breach involving the changing of flags at the Brooklyn Bridge last week is "a wake-up call."...
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