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Police chief defends investigation in decapitated-teen case
Police chief defends investigation in decapitated-teen case

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LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A police chief is defending his department's investigation into the disappearance of a 16-year-old boy whose headless body was...

Federal judge gets update on Ferguson's progress

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — One day after Ferguson residents heard an update on racial reform efforts in their community, a federal judge got an update of her...

Audit points to causes of New Mexico's rape kit backlog
Audit points to causes of New Mexico's rape kit backlog

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Millions of dollars are being poured into addressing New Mexico's backlog of more than 5,000 untested evidence kits from rapes...

Cemetery administrator charged in unused burial plots scam

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MELROSE, Mass. (AP) — A cemetery administrator has been accused of selling unused burial plots owned by a Massachusetts city. Prosecutors say John...

After 9 years, quick conviction in Times Square hotel murder
After 9 years, quick conviction in Times Square hotel murder

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NEW YORK (AP) — It took nearly a decade after a prostitute's battered body was found under a Times Square budget hotel bed for the case to go to trial....

Police substation shut down after woman brings in grenades

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MIAMI (AP) — Officials say a South Florida police substation was shut down for several hours after a woman brought in two grenades she found in her...

The Latest: Cooper finally gets to celebrate with supporters
The Latest: Cooper finally gets to celebrate with supporters

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the transition following Republican incumbent Pat McCrory's concession to Democrat rival Roy Cooper in the election...

The Latest: Appeal planned in 2007 Times Square hotel death

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the trial in a murder case surrounding a prostitute's death in a Times Square hotel, a case that became a forum for...

Australian leader rules out generators paying for pollution

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Wednesday ruled out making power companies pay for greenhouse gas pollution they create — a...

Authorities hope new clue will identify serial killer victim

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SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities hope a facial reconstruction of a girl who was slain by a Seattle-area serial killer will help identify the victim. The...

Apple pays $450,000 for alleged hazardous waste violations

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is paying $450,000 to settle allegations that the iPhone maker operated and closed two hazardous-waste processing plants...

Mother settles JetBlue lawsuit after son flown to wrong city

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NEW YORK (AP) — A woman has agreed to settle her lawsuit against JetBlue Airways after it mixed up her 5-year-old son with another boy and flew him to...

Venezuela opposition skips planned meeting with government

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition walked away from a meeting with the government Tuesday, endangering ongoing talks aimed at diffusing...

Iran president: Trump won't be able to harm the nuclear deal
Iran president: Trump won't be able to harm the nuclear deal

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president said on Tuesday that his country will not allow incoming U.S. President Donald Trump to "tear up" Iran's landmark...

The Latest: Widow testifies Will Smith wasn't aggressor
The Latest: Widow testifies Will Smith wasn't aggressor

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the second-degree murder trial of Cardell Hayes, who fatally shot former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith during a...

Environmental groups seek to defend federal methane rule

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Environmental groups are seeking to defend a new federal rule that would restrict how oil companies burn off excess natural gas...

Democrats: McConnell fix for miners' health care inadequate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Tuesday blasted a proposal by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to temporarily protect health care benefits...

DC lawmakers approve generous paid family leave benefit

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers in the District of Columbia voted Tuesday to impose a new tax on businesses to provide more than half a million workers...

Police: 3 kids killed, mother critically injured in shooting
Police: 3 kids killed, mother critically injured in shooting

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Critically wounded, an Albuquerque mother struggled in vain to pull her three children to safety after a gunman shot them...

The Latest: Police name suspect in killing of 3 children
The Latest: Police name suspect in killing of 3 children

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting in southeast Albuquerque (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Police in New Mexico have identified a...

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