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NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a Canadian drug kingpin who was one of New York's biggest marijuana suppliers and was dubbed the Pot Playboy has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for leading a $1 billion international drug trafficking enterprise.</p ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:1. OFFICIALS: RESCUE MISSION FAILEDObama sent special forces to Syria this summer to save Americans held by the Islamic State, but t ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Party-controlled campaign committees and outside groups faced a Wednesday deadline to report how much money they raised and spent last month. Highlights:___SPENDING OUTPACES FUNDRAISINGAs Election Day grows closer ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, the administra ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he has been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on his use of chewing tobacco for about 30 years.Schilling discussed details on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday. The former ...more

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SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Would burglars be dumb enough to post selfies on their victim's cloud account?That's what Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators are trying to determine.Detectives on Wednesday released photos of a man and ...more

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — They've turned to politicians, bureaucrats, businessmen and union reps to try to save their jobs at three Atlantic City casinos scheduled to close soon. Now, hundreds of soon-to-be unemployed dealers, cocktail servers and hot ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Islamic State extremists who executed journalist James Foley are "savages" who must be brought to justice, said FBI Director James Comey, whose agents are directly involved in the investigation into the killing.Comey said his agenc ...more

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants.The General Assembly on W ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he was repeatedly s ...more