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Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On July 24, 1974, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Richard Nixon had to turn over subpoenaed Whit ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular tourist train derailed Wednesday in southeast Alaska, and nine people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.The derailment occurred during the afternoon run of the White Pass & Yukon Route ...more

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Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. 7, 1982, some problems have been reported during the process nationwide. Those include delays in finding suitable veins, needles becoming clogged or disengaged, ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — China's manufacturing rose in July to its highest level in 18 months, in a sign that mini-stimulus measures to shore up growth in the world's No. 2 economy have taken hold.The preliminary HSBC purchasing managers' index rose to ...more

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Arizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday's execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who had been sentenced to die for the 1989 deaths of a former girlfriend and her father.Witnesses saw Wood gasp and snort for an hour and 40 minutes after the exe ...more

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FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Joseph Rudolph Wood looked around the death chamber and glanced at the doctors as they made preparations for his execution, locating the proper veins and inserting two lines into his arms.Wood then uttered his final words, ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — An overflow crowd packed a church and sang songs on Wednesday at the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.Eric Garner's relatives stopped in front of his open casket, so ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government unveiled stimulus plans Thursday after the shock of a deadly ferry sinking slowed economic growth to the lowest level in three quarters.The finance ministry said government spending would increa ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne ...more

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has accomplished much of what he set out to do when he was elected four years ago. He's logged improvements in the state's economic health, presided over the creation of 250,000 private-sector jobs and co ...more