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Official identifies gunman in high school shooting

Official identifies gunman in high school shooting

MARYSVILLE, Wash. | A government official has identified the shooter at a Washington state high school as student Jaylen Fryberg.

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NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NEW YORK | Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 2…

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Marine dies in noncombat incident in IS campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says a Marine who died Thursday in a noncombat incident in Baghdad was the second U.S. military death associate…

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Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who cou…

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Cafeteria worker tried to stop school shooter

Cafeteria worker tried to stop school shooter

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities investigating a deadly shooting at a Washington state high school say a cafeteria worker attempted to sto…

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Across US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot

APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-bo…

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Across US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot

APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — After years of running few Latinos for statewide posts, Democrats are building a bench that better reflects the support th…

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Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas

Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas

LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — One would hardly know from Republican Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign speech that he is revered as a champion of Kansas' all-i…

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Missouri auditor revels in Hollywood, history

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — It's just a few weeks before the election, and Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is talking animatedly about a big success tha…

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South Capitol Street Bridge to close for testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia transportation officials say the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge will be closed for a few hours this…

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Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is bracing for decisive parliamentary elections against the backdrop of unrest in regions roiled by conflict …

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The secrets of the scare master

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — George Pellicano's daughter just killed his wife. The girl's charging around the room with a cleaver, shrieking uncontrol…

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MedChi leader ponders the future of health care

BALTIMORE (AP) — For a guy who spends most of his time contemplating the big-picture issues facing the medical community, Dr. Tyler Cymet is r…

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Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's…

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Woman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of Ebola

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested n…

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Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola.

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Number of Islamic extremists growing in Germany

Number of Islamic extremists growing in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says the number of Islamic extremists in the country is growing rapidly.

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Chamber of Commerce staying away from Georgia race

Chamber of Commerce staying away from Georgia race

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of t…

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Poll: Islamic State threat seen as important

Poll: Islamic State threat seen as important

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nea…

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Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS

Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front l…

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Suspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt

Suspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, …

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Early voting to begin at locations around DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Early voting is set to begin at locations around the nation's capital.

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Democrats try to regain lost votes outside cities

Democrats try to regain lost votes outside cities

PERRY, Ga. (AP) — In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn told a boisterous cro…

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Florida woman's orchids donated to Smithsonian

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman's collection of orchids are finding a new home at the Smithsonian Institution.

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Quotations in the News

"He was not a violent person. His family is known all around town. He was very well known. That's what makes it so bizarre." — Shaylee Bass, a…

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Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and lead…

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Europe's bank test aims to strengthen economy

Europe's bank test aims to strengthen economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank on Sunday will reveal the results of a yearlong search through the books of Europe's 130 b…

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Le Minh Thai, Vietnam war photographer, dies in US

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was 93.

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Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospit…

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Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race

Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns acr…

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School gunman was homecoming prince, students say

School gunman was homecoming prince, students say

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student recently crowned freshman class homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday…

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Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pause

Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pause

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.

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Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as l…

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Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate

Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate

DALLAS (AP) — Problems with the nation's immigration system dominated a debate Friday between U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Democratic challenger …

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Ex-mob boss gets 4 months for meeting friend

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A reputed former mob boss was ordered back to prison Friday for violating parole, and his lawyer complained that the FBI w…

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NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

NEW YORK (AP) — A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusi…

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15 jailed for life in Argentina 'dirty war' trial

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine court has convicted and sentenced to life in prison 15 former military, police and civilian offici…

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Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate

Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's presidential candidates faced off in a heated debate Friday night just two days before their runoff election, w…

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Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico dese…

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NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandato…

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Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island

HONOLULU (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and st…

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Feds: Nothing new on Tsarnaev, 3 slayings

BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors said in a court filing Friday they don't have any new evidence that the brother of Boston Marathon bombing suspect D…

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Nevada puts stop to ridesharing Uber for now

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It didn't take long for Uber to come to a screeching halt in Nevada. District Court Judge James Russell in Carson City has bl…

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Navajo officials mull election amid confusion

Navajo officials mull election amid confusion

PHOENIX (AP) — With their presidential election less than two weeks away, Navajo Nation officials are weighing how to proceed with a race that…

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Indiana man sentenced for fake credit union

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — An Indiana man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for defrauding investors through a fake credit union.

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Remains believed to be of missing Oklahoma teen

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Remains found by a hunter this month in the rugged outback of southeast Oregon appear to be those of an Oklahoma teen…

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Remains belong to missing Virginia student

Remains belong to missing Virginia student

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities…

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Official identifies gunman in high school shooting

Official identifies gunman in high school shooting

MARYSVILLE, Wash. | A government official has identified the shooter at a Washington state high school as student Jaylen Fryberg.

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NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NEW YORK | Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 2…

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Kentucky Senate candidates spar over new ads

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The campaign for Democratic senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes challenged a new ad from Republican Sen. Mitch McCo…

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final…

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