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  • Prosecutors: Ariz. leaders should oppose marijuana

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — Three of Arizona's top prosecutors are calling on political and civic leaders to oppose the legalization of marijuana for recreational use. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall and Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk are asking...

  • Relatives suspected poisoning in family's deaths

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Relatives of five Utah family members found dead in a locked bedroom last month suspected the deaths weren't accidental, and revelations that poison likely killed them confirmed their suspicions, according to a statement released Thursday. Jacob Strack said his...

  • Stanford and No. 5 Oregon square off again

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    Another Stanford-Oregon showdown highlights Week 7 of the Pac-12 season. As is the case this time of year in the conference, it's far from the only big game of the week. GAME OF THE WEEK: Stanford at No. 5 Oregon. The Cardinal have had the Ducks' number recently, beating them on the...

  • Late ex-Mayor Menino hailed for service to Boston

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    Thomas Menino, the former mayor of Boston who died Thursday, was remembered as a tireless advocate of the city he led for 20 years. ___ "Bold, big-hearted, and Boston strong, Tom was the embodiment of the city he loved and led for more than two decades. As Boston's longest-serving...

  • Hillary Clinton cheers Van de Putte's 'bold ideas'

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    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is praising the Democratic nominee for Texas lieutenant governor, Leticia Van de Putte (PYOOT). In a post to Van de Putte's Facebook page Thursday, the former secretary of state said the San Antonio state senator "has bold ideas and...

  • Both US Senate seats will be on ballot this year

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    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters have the unique opportunity to weigh in on both of the state's next U.S. senators this year, starting Thursday with early voting. Several county election board secretaries reported slow but steady turnout on the first of three days of early...

  • Cali cartel boss' daughter charged with extortion

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    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Authorities in Colombia have jailed the daughter of one of the world's most famous drug lords on extortion charges after she allegedly threatened a businessman who owns a farm that she says once belonged to her father. Maria Alexandra Rodriguez is the daughter...

  • Costa Rica volcano spews ash, prompts evacuations

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Turrialba volcano's largest eruption in over a century rained ash over parts of central Costa Rica and prompted the evacuation of some nearby communities, authorities said Thursday. Volcanologist Gino Gonzalez of the Central American country's National...

  • Romney stumps for US Senate hopeful Rounds in SD

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    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney stumped for U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds on Thursday as part of a national tour to energize the GOP base ahead of Election Day. Rounds is up against Democrat Rick Weiland and independents Larry Pressler...

  • Man charged with wire fraud on FedEx shipping

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man has been indicted on wire fraud charges for using Department of Defense discounts to ship products though FedEx. The U.S. attorney's office in Memphis says Anthony Caruso was indicted Wednesday. Court records don't show if...

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