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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The pilots of a helium balloon flying across the Pacific Ocean matched a duration record Friday as they approach North America, marking a historic day for the team that already has surpassed a distance record.Pilots Troy ...more

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U.S. stocks drifted lower in early trading Friday as investors sized up the latest batch of corporate earnings. They also digested data showing the U.S. economy slowed in the final quarter of last year even as wage growth improved.KEEPING SCORE: ...more

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman that was opened when his ex-girlfriend said he threw a wine bottle at her has been dropped because she recanted her story and stopped cooperating with investigators, a prosecutor ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth slowed in the final three months of 2014 as a big burst of consumer spending was offset by weakness in other areas.Gross domestic product grew at a 2.6 percent annualized rate in the October-December period ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Germany bluntly rejected on Friday suggestions that Greece should be forgiven repayment of its rescue loans, while a top eurozone official said there was no decision yet on what to do after the country's bailout program runs out a ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz helped catalyze a national missing-children's movement. Six-year-old Etan was one of the first vanished children whose case was publicized in what became a high-profile way: on milk cartons. His disap ...more

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Chad sent a warplane dropping bombs and ground troops to drive Islamic extremists from a Nigerian border town, leaving it strewn with the bodies of the Islamic extremists, witnesses said Friday.Thursday's bombing marked ...more

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Jurors heard grim testimony Friday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots standout Aaron Hernandez, who has been portrayed by his lawyers as a man with "the world at his feet" and no reason to kill.Two men wh ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — When Thailand's military junta sensed it was being criticized this week, the country's rulers reacted as they always do: by issuing stern warnings and summoning those responsible for talks army leaders like to refer to as "attitude adjus ...more

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Appeals judges at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal on Friday upheld genocide convictions against two senior Bosnian Serbs for their roles in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, the first final judgment for genocide by the United ...more