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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A magnitude-4.8 earthquake struck a rural area of southern Nevada on Friday, shaking buildings more than 100 miles away and shutting down a busy Las Vegas interchange as road-tripping travelers were descending on Sin City for Memorial ...more

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Likely Republican presidential contenders Jeb Bush and Chris Christie on Friday heartily endorsed the Patriot Act and the permission it gives the government to collect phone records in bulk, mocking those who deride the intelligenc ...more

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fire on an oil platform off Louisiana's coast is still burning.The fire was reported early Friday morning. Twenty-eight workers were evacuated. No injuries were reported. A light sheen of oil was visible from the air but, as ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — A woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing Friday, and authorities say she may have been there for hours, or even since the day before.There were no obvious signs of foul play, but it has not been ruled ou ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Highway Patrol on Friday faulted a truck driver for a fiery head-on collision with a bus carrying high school students to a college visit.The underlying cause of the crash is the FedEx truck driver, Tim Evans, 3 ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — A "very raw draft" of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan's archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says.The typewritten memoir, tentatively titled "Confessions of a One-Man Band," w ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators Friday accepted a historic offer from a group of farmers holding some of the state's strongest water rights to voluntarily reduce their water use by one-quarter to stave off deeper, mandatory cutbacks ami ...more

Reuters News - 26 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it had suspended training of Burundi soldiers for African peacekeeping missions over concerns that political violence in the country would hamper their ability to participate in such operations.</ ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 300 people were lined up Friday when doors opened for the viewing of blues legend B.B. King.First through the door was Larry Montano, 61, who had staked out his spot in line more than five hours earlier."B.B. Ki ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is acknowledging that the FBI, DEA and other federal law enforcement agencies are likely to make increasing use of unmanned aerial drones in the United States.The department on Friday issued its first wri ...more