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CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban contractor pleaded guilty Thursday to setting a fire at a Chicago-area radar facility in September that forced the cancellation of thousands of flights and disrupted travel nationwide, while prosecutors estimated that losses f ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The former New York Senate leader and his son have been indicted on corruption charges in Manhattan federal court.The indictment was returned Thursday against 67-year-old Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) and his 32-year-old son, Adam.</p ...more

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By Ben Gruber Pittsburgh, Pensylvania - Researchers have taken their serpentine machines, developed over decades at Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, and connected them to a central hub to create one of the most robust robots e ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body."We, or I, cannot monitor everyone all ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors charged a man with arson Thursday for allegedly starting a massive inferno that destroyed an unfinished apartment building and damaged nearby office towers in downtown Los Angeles.Dawud Abdulwali, 56, of Los Angele ...more

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MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - A federal grand jury has indicted 41 people on charges that they conspired in a multi-state ring to traffic heroin, prescription drugs and other narcotics on two northwest Minnesota Indian reservations, authorities said on Thurs ...more

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AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — A Martha's Vineyard lighthouse that is among the most endangered historic landmarks in the U.S. began its gradual march away from a rapidly eroding cliffside on Thursday.Powerful hydraulic pistons inched the 160-year-old G ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton made an impassioned appeal Thursday for modern health care in the Ebola-stricken countries of West Africa where his foundation works. He told The Associated Press afterward he hopes to keep worki ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — If you missed the production of "Show Boat" in San Francisco last summer, you missed something big — 65 singers, actors and dancers onstage and some 47 musicians in the orchestra pit."It was a thrill to be part of," said Bill Irw ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday the deadly flooding in Texas and Oklahoma should serve as a reminder of the need to make the nation more resilient to the impact of natural disasters, adding that climate change is affecting both the pa ...more