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SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man who set up a drunken-driving checkpoint complete with road flares while pretending to be a Pennsylvania state trooper was drunk.Troopers say 19-year-old Logan Shaulis, of Somerset, parked his vehicle diagona ...more

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The latest from an economic conference in Florida where some of the leading Republican presidential candidates and likely candidates are speaking Tuesday:___2:15 p.m. (EDT)New Jersey Gov. Chris Christi ...more

AP News - 9 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scores of low-flying planes circling American cities are part of a civilian air force operated by the FBI and obscured behind fictitious companies, The Associated Press has learned.The AP traced at least 50 aircraft back to the ...more

AP News - 10 mins ago

Now that Sepp Blatter says he will be resigning, the race opens to succeed him as FIFA president.The job has been held by nine men since FIFA's founding in 1904, but just two over the past four decades: Joao Havelange of Brazil from 1974-98 and ...more

Reuters News - 12 mins ago

(Reuters) - The California Senate voted on Tuesday in favor of a bill to raise the legal smoking age in the most populous U.S. state to 21 from 18, the age at which state residents are currently allowed to purchase tobacco products, the Sacramento Bee ...more

AP News - 12 mins ago

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Some of the leading Republican presidential prospects faced off at an event Tuesday in battleground Florida, a state that could prove pivotal to the Florida heavyweights seeking the nomination, not to mention any rival who ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has rejected changes to a House-passed bill remaking a disputed post-Sept. 11 surveillance program. That clears the way for the Senate to pass the legislation and send it directly to President Barack Obama for his signature ...more

Reuters News - 16 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thirty seven people, including two alleged drug kingpins, have been charged with smuggling about one ton of heroin from Mexico into the United States, the Justice Department said on Tuesday. Those arrested, all members ...more

AP News - 16 mins ago

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of containers of waste are permanently entombed in the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico now that workers have closed off storage areas affected by a radiation leak, offic ...more

AP News - 17 mins ago

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Ten environmental groups Tuesday sued a federal agency over its approval of a plan by Royal Dutch Shell PLC for exploratory petroleum drilling off Alaska's northwest coast.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management last month ...more