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BOSTON (AP) — Mayor Marty Walsh drew plenty of flak, and spawned a trending hashtag, by dismissing the opposition to the city's doomed bid for the 2024 Olympics as "10 people on Twitter.""The opposition for the most part is about 10 people on Tw ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won't touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel.The potent ...more

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HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — An initial toxicology report for Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell three days after her arrest during a traffic stop, raises the possibility that she may have used marijuana while in custody, two experts said.Th ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that has embroiled ...more

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PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run will face charges in court.Joyce Mitchell, a tailor shop i ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities are upset about being blacklisted by the U.S. for the second year in a row for failing to do enough to combat modern-day slavery.The State Department said Monday that labor abuses in the Southeast Asian country's ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Five former members of a Philadelphia narcotics squad acquitted earlier this year on federal corruption charges have sued the district attorney, the mayor and the police commissioner.The Philadelphia Inquirer reports (http:// ...more

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PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run will face charges in court.Joyce Mitchell, a tailor shop i ...more

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Police say body believed to be missing California girl found; teenage boy detained in case. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jeanene Worrell-Breeden had what she called a dream job running a public school linked with Columbia University's Teachers College when she killed herself by jumping in front of a subway car this spring.Three months later, the ci ...more



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