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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman accused in a Las Vegas crime spree described to police how she stabbed a woman with a screwdriver during a violent string of mayhem that ended in the death of her partner and a homeowner.Natasha Galenn Jackson, 35, was a ...more

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WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A potential suspect in the shooting of a police officer in Minnesota has been captured.Television news footage showed the man being pulled from his vehicle Wednesday afternoon just off Interstate 494 in the Minneapoli ...more

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Espirito Santo family business survived wars, dictatorship, revolution and family feuds for almost 150 years. Now, one of Europe's last banking dynasties is being stripped of its wealth and influence amid accounting i ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors plan to question the son of a former governor after a video surfaced that purportedly shows him talking with the leader of a drug cartel, a federal official said Wednesday.The official said federal prosecut ...more

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and Florida State teammate Chris Casher were held at gunpoint by campus police nearly two years ago while hunting squirrels with a pellet gun, police say.Officer Anthony Gioannetti re ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear fund ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Six city narcotics officers used gangland tactics to shake down drug dealers, relying on guns, badges, beatings and threats to extort huge piles of cash and cocaine, federal authorities charged in an indictment Wednesday.The ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrorists, congre ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Standard & Poor's says some Argentine bonds are in 'selective default' in what could be the start of a wave of downgrades amid a standoff between the South American country and some creditors.The ratings agency says it lowere ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care.The 420-5 vote sends the bill to the Senate, where approval is expected by Friday.<p ...more