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  • NY pain doctor gets prison in manslaughter case

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    NEW YORK (AP) — A pain doctor convicted of manslaughter in two patients' overdose deaths has been sentenced to more than a decade in a New York prison. The city special narcotics prosecutor's office says Dr. Stan Li was sentenced Friday to a term of just over 10½ years to 20 years....

  • Record number of students in Arkansas rural consortium

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A record number of students have been accepted into the Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium. The consortium is a group of eight community colleges that collaborate to provide students an opportunity for an associate degree in Registered Nursing. This...

  • Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

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    DENVER (AP) — The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain — a move that rekindled the long-running, emotional debate about whether the horrific details of the mass killing should be played out at his upcoming...

  • State Dept. warns US travelers to be extra careful

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is warning Americans traveling abroad to be extra cautious over the holidays. In a worldwide travel alert issued Friday, the department says an attack this week in Australia highlights the need to be vigilant. The alert says U.S. citizens...

  • US regulators close small Minnesota bank

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have closed a small lender, the 18th bank failure in the U.S. this year after 24 closures in 2013. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said Friday that it has taken over Northern Star Bank, based in Mankato, Minnesota. The bank operated two branches and...

  • 2 Armstrong associates settle lawsuit with Landis

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    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two of Lance Armstrong's longtime business partners have agreed to pay the federal government $500,000 to settle a whistleblower lawsuit filed by former teammate Floyd Landis. Notice of the agreement with Bill Stapleton, Armstrong's longtime agent, and Bart...

  • Seahawks lock up Cliff Avril with 4-year extension

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    RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are continuing efforts to keep core players from reaching free agency, signing defensive end Cliff Avril to a four-year extension on Friday worth up to $28.5 million. "I'm happy to know that I'll be back in Seattle with such a great group of...

  • Comer hires new campaign manager

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    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Republican gubernatorial candidate James Comer has hired a new campaign director. Comer announced in an email Friday night that Edwin King will be campaign director and spokesman for the campaign beginning Jan. 5. He will replace senior strategist Holly...

  • AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens all

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    GENEVA (AP) — Brazilian author Paulo Coelho says the Sony hack threatens us all if society doesn't enforce important values: our individual and collective freedom of expression and an unwavering refusal to negotiate with anonymous terrorists. The best-selling author said in an...

  • China arrests US aid worker near N. Korean border

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    BEIJING (AP) — A Korean-American aid worker running a school in a Chinese city near North Korea has been arrested on charges of embezzlement and possession of fake invoices, his lawyer said Friday, in a sign that authorities are increasingly sensitive about activities by foreigners in...

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