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Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI
UPDATE: Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday, and the leader of a 2014 standoff with federal authorities was crim...
February 11, 2016 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veteran newsman Joe Danborn named AP's Rockies news editor
Joe Danborn, a veteran editor for the Associated Press, has been named Rockies news editor for the cooperative.
February 11, 2016 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rubio eyes brokered convention after New Hampshire setback
UPDATE: The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention.
February 11, 2016 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police officer shot in Atlanta suburb; suspect also wounded
Police in an Atlanta suburb say an officer was shot twice by a suspect who also was wounded by gunfire during a law enforcement operation.
February 11, 2016 02:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slaughterhouse owner gets prison time for uninspected meat
The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a nationwide meat recall two years ago has been sentenced to a year in federal prison.
February 11, 2016 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jury: Smokers didn't prove Marlboros have defective design
A federal jury has rejected claims by a group of Massachusetts smokers who sued Philip Morris USA to try to force the cigarette maker to pay for lung cancer screenings.
February 11, 2016 01:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington Cemetery
Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy change barring female World War II pilots from having their ashes placed at Arlington National Cemetery.
February 11, 2016 01:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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52 dead in riot at northern Mexico prison
A brutal fight between rival factions killed 52 inmates and injured 12 at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said.
February 11, 2016 12:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Korea orders military takeover of inter-Korean factories
North Korea on Thursday ordered a military takeover of a factory park that had been the last major symbol of cooperation with South Korea, calling Seoul's earlier suspension of operations at the jo...
February 11, 2016 12:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Several states seek to block 2nd trimester abortion method
Abortion opponents in Mississippi, West Virginia and several other states are filing bills to ban an abortion procedure commonly used in the second trimester that opponents describe as dismembering...
February 11, 2016 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's gravity ripples
UPDATE: In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einste...
February 11, 2016 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Lewis on Sanders' civil rights work: 'Never saw him'
Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' 1960s work on racial equality, saying, "I never saw him. I never met him."
February 11, 2016 02:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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House OKs protection for clergy refusing gay marriage
UPDATE: Georgia lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill explicitly stating that religious officials can refuse to perform gay marriages, their first significant action on a variety of proposals creat...
February 11, 2016 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton aims to reset campaign with focus on black voters
After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, placing outreach to those communities at the center of her...
February 11, 2016 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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CDC ships Zika test for pregnant women; Puerto Rico at risk
The government is shipping Zika virus tests for pregnant women to health departments around the country, but warning there could be temporary shortages, as travelers try to tell if they returned wi...
February 11, 2016 01:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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California residents live on the edge of crumbling cliffs
Sonja Thompson lives so close to the edge of an 80-foot bluff above the Pacific Ocean that when paragliders fly by "you can almost high-five them."
February 11, 2016 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes
UPDATE: Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to i...
February 11, 2016 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zika virus has phones ringing at pest control, travel firms
Some small U.S. companies are getting an influx in calls — and in some cases, unexpected business— due to fears about the Zika virus.
February 11, 2016 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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German police say death toll from train crash rises to 11
Police in southern Germany say the death toll from Tuesday's head-on train crash in Bavaria has risen to 11.
February 11, 2016 12:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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