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SEATTLE (AP) — The green-and-white ferry pulled away from the docks and churned across Puget Sound, leaving behind Seattle's waterfront. Passengers stood in the breeze on the deck or gazed out of the windows at the distant, snow-covered bulk of Mount R ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel — as well as Hamas — to war crimes investigations.Moussa Abu ...more

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MILLS, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal-cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours.According to an investigator's statement filed in Natrona County ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Leader says Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Court. ...more

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TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Heavy rains that unleashed mud slides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires damaged or destroyed an estimated 10 homes and blocked highways, officials said Friday.Damage to ...more

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JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message:The picture is still hazy.Though the unemployment rate has steadi ...more

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Today is Saturday, August 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 23, 1914, Japan declared war against Germany in World War I.On this date:In 1305, ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis County Police chief says an officer who had been assigned to patrols in Ferguson has been suspended while the department reviews a 2012 video in which the officer calls himself "a killer" and makes incendiary comments abo ...more

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DENVER (AP) — A judge ordered a Denver man on Friday to stand trial in the killing of his wife, who told dispatchers moments before her death that he was paranoid and hallucinating after eating marijuana-infused candy.Defense attorneys for 48-ye ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens if the gr ...more