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1 dead in shooting at New Jersey college frat house
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A shooting at a fraternity house near the New Jersey Institute of Technology has left one person dead.
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Alabama governor, senator urge TVA to sell unfinished nuke
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and Sen. Richard Shelby are among those urging the Tennessee Valley Authority to sell its unfinished Bellefonte Nuclear Plant, where more than four decades of work hasn't produced a watt of
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Closing arguments set in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer trial
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The trial of alleged "Grim Sleeper" Lonnie Franklin Jr. headed to a close Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer who stalked women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic, then laid low for 14 years before renewing
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Authorities investigate after suspect stunned by police dies
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating after a suspect, who police say was intoxicated, died at a hospital after being stunned by officers during his arrest.
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Sick-out by teachers shuts nearly all Detroit public schools
DETROIT (AP) — Nearly all of Detroit's public schools were closed Monday after the teachers union urged members to call out sick following a weekend announcement that the district wouldn't be able to pay its teachers starting this summer.
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The Latest: Sick-out by Detroit teachers shuts most schools
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the sick-out by teachers that's closed dozens of Detroit schools on Monday (all times local):
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Tiny Nebraska town says no to 1,100 jobs, citing way of life
NICKERSON, Neb. (AP) — Half-ton pickup trucks crowd the curb outside the One Horse Saloon, a neon Coors Light sign in the window and rib-eye steaks on the menu, but otherwise Nickerson, Nebraska, is nearly silent on a spring evening, with only
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Prosecutor: Death penalty possible for man in boater's death
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A 36-year-old man could face the death penalty in the death of a boater who went missing while traveling from Gulf Shores, Alabama, to the Florida Panhandle.
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Judge to consider request to move hot car death trial
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A judge is expected to consider whether to move the trial of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die.
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First US cruise in decades set to arrive in Havana
HAVANA (AP) — The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years was crossing the Florida Straits from Miami to Havana on Monday, restarting commercial travel on waters that once represented a half-century of Cold War hostility.
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Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder
LONDON (AP) — An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, apparently ending one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world.
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North Carolina pair survive 5 days in New Zealand wilderness
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An American exchange student and her mother were rescued over the weekend in the New Zealand wilderness, where they were lost for five days after setting off on a day hike. A helicopter pilot spotted the large "help"
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The Latest: Kerry says work underway to restore Syria truce
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):
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Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up
GENEVA (AP) — Was it a blip, or a breakthrough?
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Iraq: Car bombing kills at least 13 pilgrims in Baghdad
BAGHDAD (AP) — An explosives-laden car detonated on Monday in the Iraqi capital, killing at least 13 Shiite pilgrims who were commemorating the anniversary of the death of a revered imam, officials said.
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Italy: Hague tribunal OKs marine's return from India for now
ROME (AP) — An international tribunal in The Hague has decided that an Italian marine being held in India in the shooting deaths of two Indian fishermen mistaken for pirates can return home for the duration of arbitration, the Italian foreign
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Iran criticizes US presence in the Persian Gulf
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader criticized the U.S. presence in the Persian Gulf region on Monday, saying American forces should go back to the Bay of Pigs, state media reported.
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Egypt journalists stage protest over police raid at union
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's journalists' syndicate called for the dismissal of the interior minister and an immediate sit-in at its headquarters in downtown Cairo on Monday, to protest the police detention of two journalists on its premises the night
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Killing of 5 Egyptians deepens mystery over Italian's death
CAIRO (AP) — It was a brutal killing that became an international incident: An Italian graduate student disappeared from the streets of the Egyptian capital in January, his body discovered days later dumped by a roadside, tortured to death.
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