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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A woman says she was raped in New Orleans during Mardi Gras festivities in a case among scores that the city's police department failed to properly investigate.The department is reeling from a city inspector general's report t ...more

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania state worker has been accused of stealing 610 combat helmets and faces federal charges.The Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/1xXwawi ) says 43-year-old Marietta resident Michael Gantz worked as an ...more

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says a struggling bird species needs a 3-mile buffer between its breeding grounds and oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.The s ...more

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HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama says his message to the people of Ferguson, Missouri, as they await a grand jury's decision in this summer's fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man is to "keep protests peaceful."Obama told AB ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators have told Congress that they have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over the IRS's treatment of tea party groups, congressional aides said Friday.< ...more

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Wildlife officials have confirmed the first gray wolf in northern Arizona in more than 70 years.U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Jeff Humphrey said Friday that analysis of the animal's scat shows it's from the Nor ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — An audit has found officials could do a better job of following up with seriously mentally ill inmates leaving New York City jails.Comptroller Scott Stringer said Friday health officials didn't follow up with 11 percent of seriou ...more

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(Reuters) - An independent counsel will review the University of Virginia's sexual violence policies after a Rolling Stone story on an alleged gang rape at a fraternity, state Attorney General Mark Herring said on Friday. The magazine on Wedn ...more

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By Jonathan Kaminsky NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Dwight Henry, a baker-turned-actor who rose to prominence with his debut performance in the Oscar-nominated 2012 movie "Beasts of the Southern Wild," is facing scrutiny from prosecutors who say the ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee on Friday approved a resolution urging Myanmar to allow its persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority "access to full citizenship on an equal basis."The committee adopted the res ...more