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Policeman rescues injured owl in road; 2nd time in 3 months
WHATELY, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts police sergeant is being credited with rescuing an injured owl for the second time in three months....
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Dance party takes to DC streets to protest Mike Pence
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With glow sticks, hula hoops and rainbow flags, protesters took a dance party to the streets near the vice president-elect's temporary home to oppose his positions on LGBT issues....
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The Latest: Well wishes pour in for ex-president, first lady
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the hospitalizations of former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara Bush (all times local):...
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Former president's movement disorder mimics Parkinson's
Former President George H.W. Bush, who has been placed in intensive care at a Houston hospital, is suffering from pneumonia and has vascular parkinsonism, a rare syndrome that mimics Parkinson's disease. The 92-year-old Bush also broke a vertebra in 2015 and has used a motorized scooter or a wheelchair in recent years. Some answers to common questions about his health:...
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Suspect arrested in 1990 killing of Miami Beach woman
MIAMI (AP) -- A suspect in the slaying of a Miami Beach woman more than two decades ago has been arrested....
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Dog found with ears, nose cut off; Reward offered for arrest
DETROIT (AP) -- Animal welfare authorities in Detroit are trying to find whoever is responsible for maiming a dog found with his ears and nose cut off....
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Judge rejects plea deal in Iowa teen's sex abuse case
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A judge has rejected a plea deal for a teenager accused of sexually abusing a mentally disabled woman in suburban Des Moines....
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Jury selection set for man accused in Florida Keys bomb plot
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) -- Jury selection is set to begin for a Florida man accused of conspiring to detonate a bomb at a Florida Keys beach in solidarity with the Islamic State militant group....
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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In Wyoming, DeVos gun remark more about safety than politics
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- In grizzly country, comments by President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary that schools should have guns on campus to protect against the bears aren't a punch line....
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Trump's Treasury pick facing criticism over foreclosures
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, Stephen Mnuchin, built his reputation and his fortune as a savvy Wall Street investor. But one of those investments has put him in the crosshairs of Democrats as he heads into his confirmation hearing Thursday: sub-prime mortgage lender IndyMac bank....
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Mobster pleads no contest to conspiracy in 1992 slaying
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) -- A member of the New England Mafia has pleaded no contest to plotting to kill a mob enforcer who was gunned down outside a Rhode Island restaurant 25 years ago....
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$250,000 settlement OK'd for embattled Honolulu police chief
HONOLULU (AP) -- The Honolulu Police Commission agreed to a $250,000 settlement package for retirement with Police Chief Louis Kealoha, the target of a federal investigation involving allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption....
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91-year-old man to attend 18th presidential inauguration
SALEM, N.J. (AP) -- Although he's a Democrat who voted for Hillary Clinton, a 91-year-old New Jersey man will still be traveling to Washington to witness his 18th presidential inauguration in person....
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Appeals court rejects Chicago gun-range restrictions
CHICAGO (AP) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals handed Chicago another defeat in its effort to restrict the operation of gun ranges in the city....
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