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By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit against Hartford, Connecticut, and two police officers over the fatal shooting of a family dog, near a 12-year-old girl, after the officers entered a property ...more

Reuters News - 11 mins ago

SAN JOSE Costa Rica (Reuters) - Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano staged its most powerful eruption in years overnight, belching a plume of gas and ash that was reported to sprinkle the capital San Jose some 50 kilometers (30 miles) away, emergency servic ...more

AP News - 15 mins ago

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania coroner is auctioning off about 100 guns used in suicides and accidental shooting deaths.Coroner Ken Bacha says the Nov. 8 surplus weapons sale is Westmoreland County government's first since his fat ...more

AP News - 16 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft is releasing a $199 fitness band that also checks your email and even pays for coffee as the software company seeks to challenge Apple and others in the still-infant market for wearable devices.The Microsoft Band will w ...more

AP News - 17 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could.The cost of ingredients in chocolate bars is rising, and the nation's biggest candy makers have ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

BOSTON (AP) — Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71.Spokeswoman Dot Joyce said in a statement th ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The man suspected of opening fire this week on two victims in front of a courthouse turned himself in hours after his brother was taken into custody and charged in the same crime, the police chief said Thursday.Brandon Trema ...more

AP News - 35 mins ago

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A senior Navy intelligence official and a California race-car mechanic were convicted in federal court for their roles in pushing through a secret Navy contract to build hundreds of untraceable rifle silencers for an unspecified, cla ...more

AP News - 36 mins ago

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Voters across the nation are deciding whether to set aside billions of dollars for parks and preservation in what some environmentalists are calling one of the most significant elections for land conservation in American histor ...more

AP News - 38 mins ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is due to face a Las Vegas judge on a traffic warrant following his arrest as a fugitive in a California robbery case.Records show Thursday's court appearance for the 49-year-old founder of D ...more