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BLAINE, Maine (AP) — In the gentle hills of northern Maine, far from the rocky coastline and lighthouses, teenagers trade warm classrooms for cold potato fields every fall, just as they have for generations.Schools shut down — sometimes for week ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One thousand, four hundred and six days after he screamed "God is great" while police officers dragged him into a waiting van, a young Somali American was sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a bomb.His ...more

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Testimony at a hearing for Aaron Hernandez enters its third days as lawyers seek to have some evidence in his murder case thrown out, including from a cellphone and home surveillance system.The defense says the former Ne ...more

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A cousin of one of the world's most notorious drug lords is due in a New Hampshire court for a change of plea hearing.Manuel Jesus Gutierrez-Guzman had pleaded not guilty to charges that he planned to distribute more than 1, ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — About 80 people are now being monitored for symptoms of Ebola in Texas, a Dallas County Health and Human Services spokeswoman said Thursday.The people being monitored are the 12 to 18 people who first came into contact with the inf ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Thursday it will resolve a growing debate over whether states that elect judges can stop candidates from directly seeking campaign contributions.In a case that could affect hundreds of judicial races arou ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Thursday it will consider whether retailer Abercrombie & Fitch discriminated against a Muslim woman who was denied a job because her headscarf conflicted with the company's dress code, which the clothing cha ...more

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain's Public Prosecution on Thursday ordered prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab to be held and questioned for one week over remarks published on his Twitter account that were critical of state institutions, an associate of Raj ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The married stars of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" are due for a dose of unscripted reality.Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice arrived at the federal courthouse in Newark on Thursday morning and are scheduled to be sente ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. markets were mostly flat in early trading Thursday, follow a sell-off the day before, as U.S. investors had little reaction to comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, who announced new economic stimulus measures ...more