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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's electoral commission has declared former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari the winner of a bitter and divisive election that is ending on a high note with President Goodluck Jonathan gracefully conceding defeat.C ...more

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HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — A husband and wife have been found cut by a chain saw and dead in a Philadelphia-area home.Authorities say their young son reported finding them Tuesday afternoon.Montgomery County prosecutors and Lower Morel ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — When Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games.Instead, a lottery once ranked among the nation's top performers is now lagging for the secon ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Nine crewmembers of a disabled Canadian charter schooner that looks like a pirate ship have jumped safely into Coast Guard lifeboats in rough seas off the New England coast.The Liana's Ransom, which lost power early Monday, was sti ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas would cut $3 million in state funds for programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and put that money toward abstinence education under a Republican-sponsored measure advanced by the state House.Th ...more

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The son of U.S. Rep. John Carney, D-Del., is one of five defendants in two lawsuits seeking at least $50 million stemming from the death of a Clemson University fraternity pledge.Each of the lawsuits filed Monday seeks at ...more

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PATTERSON, Calif. (AP) — Leslie A. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, has died in California. He was 95.His daughter, Penny Williams, says he died Monday of natural causes at his home in Patterson.Raised in San Mateo, Willi ...more

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(Reuters) - The city of Los Angeles will pay $1.35 million to the mother of a man who died of an asthma attack while in police custody, the Los Angeles Times reported. Jorge Azucena, 26, was arrested in 2013 for running a red light, the newsp ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set.The average salary when opening-day rosters are finalized Sunday will break the $4 million benchmark for the first time, accordi ...more

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ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An Alabama woman who blamed the death of her infant son on her toddler daughter has been sentenced in Pennsylvania to 15 to 30 years in prison.Thirty-two-year-old Wendi Stanford, of Florence, wept and trembled in court on T ...more