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Suicidal Germanwings pilot had struggled in US flight school

WASHINGTON (AP) — The German pilot who deliberately flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly and had failed a key test of his

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Agriculture closes offices in 5 states after threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department said Tuesday it had closed offices in five states after receiving anonymous threats that it considered serious.

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State: Benghazi emails involving Clinton recovered by FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says about 30 emails that may be related to the 2012 attack on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, are among the thousands of

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Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Revered as a comedic and storytelling genius by Hollywood’s top entertainers, Gene Wilder was a humble man who downplayed his comic gifts, was

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Teen given 15 years in fatal shooting of ex-girlfriend's mom

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (AP) — A central Wisconsin teenager has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for killing the mother of his ex-girlfriend.

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YMCA names youth program for Duax

The YMCA of Eau Claire has announced that it is naming their Youth in Government program in honor of David Duax, a former City Councilman.

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Charges: Firetruck driver in deadly I-35W crash said he lacked sleep, smoked pot that day

MINNEAPOLIS — The driver of a Michigan firetruck that crashed Saturday on Interstate 35W in Blaine, killing two firefighters, said he was sleep-deprived and that

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Protesters block State Fair traffic near site of Philando Castile shooting

ST. PAUL — A peaceful vigil at the site of the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile turned "inconvenient" Monday when protesters marched down Larpenteur Avenue and

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Two-year-old drowns in Menomonee Falls

MENOMONEE FALLS (AP) — A young boy found unresponsive in an above-ground swimming pool in Menomonee Falls has died.

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Woman accused of killing son will have psychiatric exam

SHEBOYGAN (AP) — A Sheboygan Falls woman accused of killing her 2-year-old son will have a psychiatric exam after pleading not guilty by reason of mental disease or

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Hurricane to pass 'dangerously close' to Hawaii's Big Island

HONOLULU (AP) — The Central Pacific Hurricane Center on Monday issued a hurricane watch for the Big Island of Hawaii, saying Hurricane Madeline could pass

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Family of man who died at Tomah VA medical center files wrongful death lawsuit

MADISON —The family of a former Marine who died at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center in 2014 from a mixture of drugs that included opioids filed a wrongful

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Pediatricians call for end to nonmedical waivers for childhood vaccinations

LOS ANGELES — U.S. pediatricians are pushing back against parents who resist having their children vaccinated against a broad range of dangerous diseases by calling on

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Huma Abedin is Hillary Clinton’s closest aide, and now she might be a liability

WASHINGTON — Before any of former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner’s creepy sexting even came to light, his wife had attracted unwanted attention for her boss, Hillary

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