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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An 11-year-old boy accused of strangling a 4-year-old boy had a history of disturbing behavior, including choking another child until the child turned blue in the face and carrying around dead farm animals, according to sheriff's d ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — A 2017 trial date is scheduled for two men charged with conspiring to support the Islamic State group in a plot to kill a conservative blogger known for provoking Muslims.Judge William Young set the date Wednesday for Nicholas Rovi ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House is moving forward with a bill making it easier to fire or demote hundreds of thousands of employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs."We have seen how the presence of poor performers and mis ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm.But Aanya's care-free attitude dissolved into paranoia a few mo ...more

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GREENFIELD, Ind. (AP) — A church bus that overturned near Indianapolis this week, killing a 6-year-old and injuring several others, lacked a required federal registration needed for its planned out-of-state trip, Indiana State Police said Wednesday.</p ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is ready to assist Zimbabwe in its investigation of an American dentist's killing of a protected African lion and will conduct its own probe.Laury Parramore of the Fish and Wildlife Se ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Telsa Motors Inc. is offering its first incentive, $1,000 to new-car buyers who are referred by current Tesla owners.Owners who make a referral also will get $1,000 in their Tesla account that can be spent on a ...more

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes' mother insisted Wednesday that she would "have been crawling on all fours" to reach him had she known he was talking about killing people weeks before he ambushed a crowded Colorado movie theater.Arlene Hol ...more

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CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge, with a prosecutor saying the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never h ...more

AP News - 31 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's second-quarter revenue barely squeaked past Wall Street's outsized expectations, sending its high-flying stock down in after-hours trading.While the results surpassed forecasts on all fronts, some investors may have be ...more