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NEW YORK (AP) — One grew up idolizing Harry Houdini. The other worshipped David Copperfield. Now they're both in a place known more for jazz hands than sleight of hand.Italy's star escape artist Andrew Basso and American Adam Trent, who focuses ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded it's an "appropriate time" for him to complete his service.Obama says Hagel will stay in place at the Pentagon until a successor is confirmed.Hagel ...more

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The confession of a man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz of New York in 1979 could be used as evidence against him, a Manhattan court ruled on Monday. Pedro Hernandez, who confessed to police in 2012 that he had ch ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market moved slightly higher in late-morning trading Monday, keeping major indexes at record levels. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting demand ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect's confession to choking a 6-year-old boy to death in 1979 may be used at his murder trial, a judge ruled Monday, allowing prosecutors to use what appears to be their key evidence in one of the nation's most notorious missing c ...more

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — People in storm-socked areas around Buffalo began returning to work on Monday as fast-melting mounds of snow fed into creeks that were starting to swell.It was not clear how widespread flooding would be almost a week after w ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — A reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and cities.The spotlight during Alfredo Vasquez-Hernan ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Politicians say they're meeting with prosecutors following the New York City medical examiner's ruling that the police killing of an unarmed man was a homicide.The medical examiner's office said in a statement Monday that its cla ...more

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pittsburgh judge who spent more than a decade playing cornerback for the Steelers confirms he'll be a candidate for Pennsylvania Supreme Court next year.Dwayne Woodruff told The Associated Press on Monday that he made th ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's city website has been hacked as it investigates a police officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy carrying what turned out to be a replica gun.City spokesman Daniel Ball says the website's hosting service notifi ...more