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Ridiculous questions about the funniness and bankability of women have clouded exactly what's going on here: Nobody is a better comedic actor right now than Melissa McCarthy.She's a combustible ball of comic fury rolled up in Chaplinesque sweetn ...more

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shooting trial rejected defense attorneys' second request for a mistrial Wednesday over video shown in court of a psychiatrist's interview with gunman James Holmes.Holmes' lawyers argued ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A commercial fisherman sued the owner of the oil pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast, alleging the environmental disaster would cause decades of harm to the shore and hurt many businesses.</ ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators say seven California children had injuries consistent with abuse after attending a boot camp for at-risk youth last month.Tony Cipolla, a spokesman for the San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Office, declined Wednesday to ...more

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TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduras' president says he has learned that his election campaign received financing from businesspeople linked to a Social Security embezzlement and graft scandal that has sparked large protests.President Juan Orla ...more

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A bird flu vaccine doesn't work well enough to approve it for emergency use against the current outbreak that's shaken the Midwest poultry industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday.The USDA's Animal and Plant ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell says it will serve beer, wine and "mixed alcohol freezes" at a new location set to open in Chicago this summer.The chain, owned by Yum Brands Inc., says the restaurant will have a new design it's testing in urban market ...more

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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — College fraternity members accused of harassing a group of disabled military veterans at a Florida beach resort in April won't be facing charges.Police in Panama City Beach say they closed the investigations Tuesda ...more

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor said Wednesday that he supports privatizing electricity production in the U.S. territory as officials seek to restructure the island's troubled public power company.Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padill ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The mother of an unarmed 19-year-old shot to death by a Wisconsin police officer says she's not happy that the officer has been cleared by an internal investigation.Police in Madison announced Wednesday that Officer Matt Ken ...more