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Reuters News - 7 mins ago

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A drought has robbed the U.S. West of 63 trillion gallons (238 trillion liters) of water, and with all that weight off the land the ground in the region has risen by several millimeters, according t ...more

AP News - 8 mins ago

DUBLIN (AP) — Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 81.</ ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice convicted of corruption was spared on Thursday the further embarrassment of having to write her court-ordered apologies to every judge in the state on photos of herself in handcuffs.</p ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers will approve legislation supported by Gov. Jerry Brown to spend $3 million in state money to provide legal help for unaccompanied children from Central America, Democratic leaders announced Thursday.<p ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley has forced a new debate between the longtime U.S. and British refusal to negotiate with terrorists, and Europe and the Persian Gulf's increasing willingness to pay ransoms in a despera ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two firefighters in a fire truck bucket were seriously injured when they got too close to a power line after helping college students take part in an ice bucket challenge, police said Thursday.The firefighters had just ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — A police officer on leave after the fatal shooting of a man at a Wal-Mart store also was involved in a 2010 fatal shooting in which he was not indicted after evidence showed he acted in self-defense, authorities confirmed Thursday.</p ...more

AP News - 23 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The family of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer met with a U.S. prosecutor on Thursday to again demand a federal probe.The wife and mother of Eric Garner emerged from the 25 ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they've identified the couple whose selfie was snapped with a Southern California burglary victim's phone.Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Joshua Dubin says Thursday that a man came forward and is ...more

AP News - 29 mins ago

DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Thursday dismissed rape charges against former Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed, saying the testimony of the woman who accused him wasn't credible and prosecutors failed to show that force or coercion took place.Reed, 2 ...more