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Man acquitted in triple-slaying seeks new judgment

NEW ALBANY, Ind. | A former Indiana State trooper acquitted last year in the slayings of his wife and two children is asking a judge to issue a judgment against a man convicted in the case nearly a decade ago, holding him accountable for their deaths.

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Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted

Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted

Former Missouri player Michael Sam watches pregame festivities before the start of the South Dakota State-Missouri NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, was released by the St. Louis Rams Saturday. (AP Ph…

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Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted

Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted

St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam (96) looks up at the scoreboard from the sidelines during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Miami Dolphins, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Rams 14-13. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted

Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted

FILE - In this May 13, 2014, file photo, St. Louis Rams seventh-round draft pick Michael Sam listens to a question during a news conference at the NFL football team's practice facility in St. Louis. Sam and the Rams visit the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night, Aug. 28, 2014, the last exhibiti…

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Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted

Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted

ST. LOUIS | The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

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EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

Comrades and Crimea's self-defense fighters carry the coffin of former paratrooper Alexander Gusev, 46, covered by Russian paratroopers flag, who was killed during clashes with Ukrainian troops in eastern Ukraine, during his funeral in Simferopol, Crimea, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (AP Photo)

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EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

Captured Russian paratroopers are seen in this image taken from video in Kiev on Wednesday Aug. 27. 2014. Ten Russian paratroopers were captured this week in Ukraine, adding to a growing body of evidence that Russia, despite its denials, is sending regular troops and weapons to support the s…

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EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during an European People's Party summit ahead of the EU summit in Brussels, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. EU leaders, in a one day summit, are set to decide who will get the prestigious job as the 28-nation b…

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EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, shakes hands with British Prime Minister David Cameron, prior to a bilateral meeting, ahead of an EU summit in Brussels, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. EU leaders, in a one day summit, are set to decide who will get the prestigious job as the 28-nation b…

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EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia

BRUSSELS | The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider its position.

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Indiana teachers face new standards, revised test

Indiana teachers face new standards, revised test

INDIANAPOLIS | With the school year underway, Indiana's teachers are still scrambling to bring themselves and their students up to speed on the state's new education standards only months before students take a revamped, high-stakes exam assessing their grasp of the new curriculum.

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Medical marijuana applications posted for business

CHICAGO | The official applications have been posted for aspiring medical marijuana businesses in Illinois.

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Court halts ruling striking down right-to-work law

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday put on hold a lower court judge's ruling striking down the state's right-to-work law and denied a request that it be consolidated with a similar case, clearing the way for the justices to hear oral arguments on the issue next week.

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Pence discusses presidency in Texas stop

Pence discusses presidency in Texas stop

DALLAS | Indiana Gov. Mike Pence jokes that he's heard the argument that the next president of the United States should be a governor — and that he's "sympathetic" to it.

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At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

WASHINGTON | The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials.

August 29, 2014 4:45 pm
At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

This March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain. The Obama administration has offered a wide range of assessments of the threat to U.S. national security posed by Islamic State extremists in an area straddling eastern Syrian and…

August 29, 2014 3:27 pm
Mourdock stepping down as Indiana treasurer

Mourdock stepping down as Indiana treasurer

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock, who defeated longtime Sen. Richard Lugar in the 2012 U.S. Senate primary only to lose the general election after a comment about rape, resigned Friday, four months before the end of his term.

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Mourdock stepping down as Indiana treasurer

Mourdock stepping down as Indiana treasurer

In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, file photo, Indiana treasurer and former Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock pauses as he speaks to supporters at an Indiana Republican Party, in Indianapolis.

August 29, 2014 3:20 pm
Daughter: Joan Rivers is in 'serious condition

Daughter: Joan Rivers is in 'serious condition

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2012, file photo, Joan Rivers attends a screening of the Season 2 premiere of WE TV's "Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?" in New York. Two police officials say Rivers has been rushed in cardiac arrest from a doctor’s office to a New York City hospital, Thursday, Au…

August 29, 2014 2:17 pm
Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

HAMPTON, Ga. | Unshaven and with a quivering voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track Friday for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint race in New York three weeks ago.

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