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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New York City man was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for his role in an international cybercrime ring that prosecutors say hacked into the computers of more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S. mi ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend.George W. Huguely V of Chevy Chase, Maryland, is serving a 23-year prison te ...more

Reuters News - 11 mins ago

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A judge on Friday ruled that an Illinois law aimed at easing the state's huge unfunded pension liability is unconstitutional, handing a victory to labor unions and state retirees who challenged the law. Sangamon County Ci ...more

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates the state constitution, deciding in favor of state employees and retirees who sued to block the landmark overha ...more

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LOME, Togo (AP) — Security forces in Togo used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse thousands of demonstrators calling for term limits that would bar President Faure Gnassingbe from running for a third term next year.Protesters threw rocks at ...more

AP News - 16 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A rookie police officer with his gun drawn shot to death an unarmed, innocent man in the darkened stairwell of a crime-ridden public housing complex, New York City police officials said Friday.The shooting appeared to be an accid ...more

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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Several former Canadian soldiers plan to join Kurds to combat Islamic State militants in coming weeks, Canadian media reported on Friday, bolstering the ranks of foreigners fighting alongside the group. Earlier this month, ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Katie Cox has lived in her 13-bedroom home in a polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border for more than four decades — but she's never had a deed.That changed Friday when Cox became one of 24 families granted ownershi ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the world of auctions, there's always a chance no one will bite. Such was the case for James Cagney's 1942 best actor Oscar for his role in "Yankee Doodle Dandy."The trophy failed to meet the $800,000 minimum bid by the auc ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

ISTANBUL (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday became the latest in a parade of U.S. officials trying to push Turkey to step up its role in the international coalition's fight against Islamic State extremists.His visit follows weeks of ...more