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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A journalist covering the fight over soul singer James Brown's estate was ordered Friday to tell a court how she obtained a diary from Brown's widow.A judge issued a restraining order telling journalist Sue Summer to not pu ...more

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — State officials who seized six tigers and five other exotic animals from a sanctuary will be able to keep them at least until next week after a judge on Friday put an order to return the exotic animals on hold.The judge issue ...more

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sheldon Silver, the longtime speaker of the New York state Assembly, has resigned following federal charges that he took nearly $4 million in kickbacks.Silver spokesman Michael Whyland says Friday that Silver filed a letter s ...more

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(Reuters) - Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord on Friday admitted to having "stepped over the line" in seeking campaign contributions, and will plead guilty to federal campaign law violations, according to his attorneys. A day after saying tha ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada announced a new anti-terror law Friday that will make it a crime for people to call for a terrorist attack, even if they don't make a specific threat.The law will also allow anyone suspected of being involved in a terror pl ...more

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(Reuters) - U.S. Representative Alan Nunnelee of Mississippi, who was diagnosed with brain cancer last year, has been told by doctors he has a new tumor and it is inoperable, a spokesman for the Republican congressman said on Friday. Nunnele ...more

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The U.S. stock market capped a rough month Friday, delivering its third loss in five days and extending its declines for the year.All told, the Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 3 percent in January, its worse monthly performance in a year. W ...more

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas collected $47 million less than anticipated this month, signaling that Gov. Sam Brownback and legislators may have to be more aggressive with spending cuts or other measures to balance the budget.But the Department of ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has agreed to turn over a legal opinion regarding government surveillance and census data after a years-long court fight with a privacy group.The department on Thursday dropped its appeal of a federal jud ...more

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Andrew Fischer was a stock clerk earning less than $100 a week in 1963 when a doctor explained why his pregnant wife's belly had grown so large: She was about to give birth to five babies, who would become the first known survi ...more