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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A strong earthquake struck in a remote region off the Alaska coast, but there was no threat of tsunami or immediate reports of damage, officials said.The magnitude-6.7 quake struck at 11 p.m. Thursday and was centered in ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended Friday with no major breakthroughs, with Myanmar criticizing those blaming it for fueling the crisis and warning that "finger pointing" woul ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:___5:00 p.m. (1500 GMT; 11 a.m. EDT)Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan has told FIFA delegates in Zurich that "it will take a committed leader to fix this mess we are in."He spo ...more

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10 a.m. (CDT)The Colorado River is expected to crest two feet lower than previously expected in and around the southeastern Texas city of Wharton, where residents have been asked to evacuate about 300 homes.City spokeswoman Paula Favors s ...more

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Emergency workers and officials from a pipeline operator had gathered last week to train for the worst — an oil spill — when a 911 call came in reporting a noxious smell at a nearby beach.Santa Barbara County firefig ...more

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MINERAL POINT, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin cheesemaker is debuting a 20-year-old cheddar this week that's short in supply and big on price.The cheddar from Hook's Cheese Co. of Mineral Point goes on sale Friday for $209 a pound. Most of the 450-poun ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — A young man has pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old French street artist during a robbery outside an abandoned Detroit housing project.The Wayne County prosecutor's office says 18-year-old Jasin Curtis entered th ...more

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HELSINKI (AP) — The populist, EU-skeptic Finns Party, known for its opposition to bailing out Greece and its political gaffes at home, on Friday joined the Finnish government for the first time.President Sauli Niinisto appointed the Nordic count ...more

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CICERO, Ind. (AP) — A University of Indianapolis basketball player has drowned after officials say he fell into an Indiana reservoir without a lifejacket.A dive team found the body of 22-year-old senior Dai-Jon Parker around 6 p.m. Thursday at t ...more

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PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — TV actor Dustin Diamond is expected to testify about what happened during a barroom scuffle outside of Milwaukee.The 38-year-old Diamond, who played Screech in the 1990s show "Saved by the Bell," is accused of stabbi ...more