Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

DETROIT (AP) - Several U.S. governors are threatening to halt efforts to allow Syrian refugees into their states in the aftermath of the...
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Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, bad boy days are over

NEW YORK (AP) - Charlie Sheen said his bad-boy days are over and, with Tuesday's...positive," Steve Honig, a spokesperson for Mueller, said in an email.___AP writers Lynn Elber and Anthony McCartney in Los Angeles, Hannah Cushman in...
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Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor amid setbacks

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski on Tuesday became the first openly gay mayor of Salt Lake City, the capital of the conservative...
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Boston-bound airline pilot dies; co-pilot lands safely in NY

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - An American Airlines captain became gravely...cockpits or unaccompanied pilots anytime soon.___AP Airlines Writer David Koenig contributed to this report from Dallas. AP writers Alina Hartounian in Phoenix and Mary Esch...
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Wal-Mart stock plunges after profit warning

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart stock had its biggest one-day drop in nearly three decades after the world's largest retailer said it's bracing...
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Walgreens buying Rite Aid, creating drugstore giant

NEW YORK (AP) - Walgreens is buying buy rival Rite Aid for about $9.41 billion in cash, creating a drugstore giant with nearly 18,000...
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Woman who held disabled people captive gets life in prison

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A woman who kept mentally disabled adults captive in the basement of a Philadelphia home and in other states for their disability...
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Cleveland woman takes gun from 7-year-old seen loading ammo

CLEVELAND (AP) - A vigilant Cleveland woman standing at her kitchen window Tuesday evening may have averted a tragedy when she confiscated a...
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Thousands of federal drug inmates set for early release

WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of federal inmates serving sentences for drug crimes are set for early release next month under a cost-cutting...
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'Can you hear me now?' Snowden joins Twitter, follows NSA

NEW YORK (AP) - Edward Snowden, who has confounded U.S. officials since his abrupt departure from the country two years ago, has just...
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