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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged lower Monday afternoon as investors waited for a busy week of corporate earnings to begin. European shares rallied on the hopes that Greece will strike a deal with its creditors for new bailout money after it reshuffle ...more

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LACEY, Wash. (AP) — A teacher is being hailed as a hero after tackling a student who fired two shots into the air at a Washington state high school.Police say no one was injured after a 16-year-old shot toward the ceiling in the school commons b ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The desperate effort to save lives in earthquake-ravaged Nepal intensified Monday as aid flights arrived carrying emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment and tarps for shelter.Governments, charities and development age ...more

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An American who spent nine months in a United Arab Emirates prison for his role in an online parody video is seeking a pardon and financial compensation.Shezanne Cassim, 30, of Woodbury, told The Associated Press on Thursday t ...more

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(Reuters) - The Tulsa County undersheriff has resigned weeks after the fatal shooting of a suspect by a reserve deputy who said he mistook a gun for Taser, the Tulsa County sheriff said on Monday. Undersheriff Tim Albin's resignation follows ...more

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Wild birds are believed to be behind the first major widespread outbreak of bird flu in the United States, with the virus confirmed in the animals in 10 states. Here are some questions and answers about how wild birds remain hea ...more

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(Reuters) - A former South Carolina sheriff who pleaded guilty to conspiring to harbor illegal immigrants was sentenced on Monday to 12 months and one day in federal prison and fined $10,000, according to local media reports. James Metts, 68, ...more

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10:50 p.m. (1710 GMT, 13:05 EDT)The United Nations says it is releasing $15 million from its central emergency response fund to help earthquake victims in Nepal.U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters Monday that the funds would allow in ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Monday unveiled the official state china service of President Barack Obama's administration, an 11-piece setting trimmed in a hue of blue that was inspired by the waters of his native state of Hawaii. The china will ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is suing Verizon in an escalating clash over how the popular sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV package.The complaint filed Monday in New York's state Supreme Court alleges Verizon is breaching its contract ...more