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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge says Alabama's Gulf oil-spill-damage claims under the federal Oil Pollution Act can be heard by a jury.BP had moved to block a jury trial for the state, saying that neither the Oil Pollution Act nor admiralty law provi ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A plea deal fell apart during a court hearing for a former police chief in a tiny Utah town who was fired after being accused of stalking three women.Defendant Thomas Wade Butterfield initially entered a guilty plea on Mond ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-based automotive financial services company announced Tuesday its headquarters will remain in the city's resurgent downtown rather than move to the suburbs.Ally Financial Inc. signed a 12-year lease to move its headquart ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence urged lawmakers Tuesday to send a bill to his desk by the end of the week to clarify the intent of a new law that critics fear could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.Pence's move to quel ...more

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FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checked into a motel, police said Tues ...more

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The stock market closed out the first three months of the year Tuesday on a down note, erasing much of the gains from the prior day's big rally.The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 200 points, knocking the blue chip index slightly lower for ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The virtual streets of Google Maps are being transformed into Pac-Man's chomping grounds in celebration of April Fools' Day.Google added the option to convert its popular navigation service into the Pac-Man video game on Tue ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday released military aid to Egypt that was suspended after the 2013 overthrow of the government, in an effort to boost Cairo's ability to combat the extremist threat in the region.The White House ...more

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man and a woman in a romantic relationship were found dead after a shooting at a medical office building in downtown Fresno, police in central California said Tuesday.In a chaotic scene, people hid in bathrooms at the Eye ...more

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A watchdog group is accusing four potential 2016 presidential candidates of failing to follow federal campaign finance rules while traveling and raising money as if they were off and running.In complaints filed with the F ...more