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Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found

Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found

PLAINFIELD, Ind. | The U.S. Coast Guard has found wreckage from an airplane piloted by an Indiana teenager who was killed when he crashed duri…

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AP reporter's account of Arizona execution

AP reporter's account of Arizona execution

FLORENCE, Ariz. | Joseph Rudolph Wood looked around the death chamber and glanced at the people making preparation for his execution, locating…

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Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found

Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found

PLAINFIELD, Ind. | The U.S. Coast Guard has found wreckage from an airplane piloted by an Indiana teenager who was killed when he crashed duri…

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Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.

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Dad charged after fallen dresser kills 2 toddlers

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — The father of two toddlers who died after a dresser fell on them is facing involuntary manslaughter charges because he h…

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Bombardier restructuring cuts 1,800 jobs globally

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Airplane maker Bombardier Inc. is cutting 1,800 jobs across facilities worldwide as it restructures operations.

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Jewish group wants Turkish PM to return award

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Jewish American group is asking Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to return an award it gave him in 2004, ac…

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Prosecutors: Venezuelan official detained in Aruba

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Authorities in Aruba have detained a close confidant of former President Hugo Chavez who had been appointed Venezuela…

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Russians sentenced to 4 ½ years on riot conviction

Russians sentenced to 4 ½ years on riot conviction

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court convicted two Russian opposition activists and sentenced them to 4 ½ years in prison Thursday for their role in o…

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Ga. teen sues for in-home classes during pregnancy

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia teen says in a civil rights complaint that she should have been allowed to complete her schoolwork from home while pr…

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Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems

Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program…

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Slaying of Fla. law professor is a seeming mystery

Slaying of Fla. law professor is a seeming mystery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say wheth…

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Wine collector set for sentencing on fraud charges

NEW YORK (AP) — The sentencing for a California wine collector convicted of selling fake wine was postponed on Thursday after his lawyers clai…

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Ex-Redskin turns himself in to face assault case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis has turned himself in to police in a domestic violence case.

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More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

NEW YORK (AP) — More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government repo…

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Ricky Martin to be judge on 'The Voice ... Mexico'

Ricky Martin to be judge on 'The Voice ... Mexico'

MEXICO CITY (AP) — And the fourth and final judge for "The Voice ... Mexico" is: Ricky Martin.

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Alabama man claims penis mistakenly amputated

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.

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Senator: No arms to Iraq unless Congress gets info

WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential Democratic senator threatened Thursday to block U.S. arms sales to Iraq if Congress doesn't get an assessment…

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House, Senate chairs offer competing bill on VA

House, Senate chairs offer competing bill on VA

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered compet…

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Questions surround DC gun arrest of poultry exec

WASHINGTON (AP) — A South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive was charged after police say he tried to enter a congressional office building i…

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Ex-Sen. Lieberman to teach at Yeshiva University

Ex-Sen. Lieberman to teach at Yeshiva University

NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman has been appointed a professor at Yeshiva University for the coming school year.

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Ohio State University fires marching band director

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about and ignored …

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2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational …

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Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' in Mali

Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' in Mali

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday…

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Prosecutor: Man wanted to bomb Harvard University

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Moroccan man made repeated statements about wanting to bomb Harvard University and Homeland Security offices in Hart…

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Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

MIAMI (AP) — Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal …

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Alaska tourist train halts runs after derailment

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials now say 19 people were seen for minor injuries when a tourist train derailed in southeast Alaska — an incre…

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Oil train derails in Seattle rail yard; no spill

SEATTLE (AP) — Nothing spilled when three tanker cars in an oil train from North Dakota derailed at a rail yard early Thursday, but it alarmed…

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Senate bill would give new power to DC government

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate subcommittee has approved a major spending bill that would grant the District of Columbia full control over its loc…

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Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that wou…

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Biden, in Ohio, urges infrastructure, job training

CINCINNATI (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that more investment in infrastructure and job training is needed to increase economi…

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Chicago authorities charge man in child's death

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago authorities have charged an 18-year-old in the slaying of an 11-year-old girl who was struck in the head by a stray bul…

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Mont. gov: Sen. in plagiarism row deserves respect

Mont. gov: Sen. in plagiarism row deserves respect

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday he had no knowledge that Democratic Sen. John Walsh had plagiarized his master's…

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Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration …

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Skydiver dies during WWII-style jump in Oklahoma

FREDERICK, Okla. (AP) — A skydiver from central Illinois was killed earlier this week while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to…

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Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on…

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Girl, 8, dies after swim in Rockville, Md., pool

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say it's not clear what caused the death of an 8-year-old girl who lost consciousness after swi…

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House advances lawsuit bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit that accuses…

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Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of an…

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Florida judge skeptical about voting map change

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge says he's "extremely skeptical" about changing the state's congressional districts before the 2014 elections.

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UN chief condemns attack on UN school in Gaza

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is condemning a deadly attack on a U.N. school for Palestinian refugees in northern Gaza t…

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Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast

Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A mother and teenage daughter have died of injuries they suffered in a fiery explosion inside their food truck earlier thi…

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Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

MIAMI (AP) — Some consumers who purchased insurance under the new health law are confused because they received varying subsidy amounts and ar…

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Arizona execution rekindles death penalty debate

Arizona execution rekindles death penalty debate

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — The nation's third execution in six months to go awry rekindled the debate over the death penalty and handed potentiall…

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AP reporter's account of Arizona execution

AP reporter's account of Arizona execution

FLORENCE, Ariz. | Joseph Rudolph Wood looked around the death chamber and glanced at the people making preparation for his execution, locating…

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Swiss drug maker Roche posts 7 percent profit drop

Swiss drug maker Roche posts 7 percent profit drop

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG on Thursday posted a net profit drop of 7 percent compared with a year ago, weighed down by a s…

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State ends hunt for snake in New Jersey lake

JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) — A 16-foot-long exotic snake reportedly slithering around New Jersey's largest lake is apparently a suburban legend. Or …

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Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death

Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentenc…

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10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might h…

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UN says aid to Syria being used as 'tactic of war'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is accusing the Syrian government and opposition fighters of obstructing humanitarian aid …

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Nokia sees brighter future without handset unit

HELSINKI (AP) — There is life after mobile phones for Nokia.

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