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PHOENIX (AP) — Federal authorities who have pushed back against Arizona's attempts to confront illegal immigration in recent years face a Tuesday deadline to comment on two state immigration policies being scrutinized by the courts.The Obama adm ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood's carefully controlled system of movie rollouts is officially under siege.Windowing — the practice of opening a movie first in theaters and then in other stages of home video, streaming and television release — has been ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags, following the lead of more than 100 California cities and counties. The fight between environmentalists and ma ...more

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Michael Dunn was shooting to kill, not defending himself, when he fired at 17-year-old Jordan Davis after the two had an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store, prosecutors said during closing argume ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are ending slightly lower, leaving the Standard & Poor's 500 index in the red for September.It was only the third monthly loss for the benchmark index this year.After a day of slight ups and downs, the S&am ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways.A national coalition of plastic ba ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. casinos and the makers of the games found inside had a $240 billion economic impact and employed 1.7 million people in 2013, a study shows.That includes $38 billion in local, state and federal taxes the industry said it pai ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson got a fair trial after a hotel room heist and there's no need for another trial following his 2008 conviction and imprisonment on kidnapping and armed robbery charges, prosecutors told the Nevada Supreme Court.Simps ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of 11 appeals court judges seems reluctant to overturn a ban on contractors donating money to federal elections, a prohibition that has been on the books for 70 years.The judges heard arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit by a ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Organization of American States this week issued an appeal for member countries to take in detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, calling it a chance to address a "serious humanitarian" issue.< ...more