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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two Native American women have asked the city of Buffalo to rename Squaw Island because they say the term is antiquated and offensive.Common Council members this week said city lawyers are researching how to go about changin ...more

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Michigan man has been jailed on charges that he stayed at a posh southwestern Pennsylvania resort and ran up a $16,000 tab by pretending to be a heart surgeon and golf pro who was in town to interview for a job at a nearby hospital. ...more

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Some holiday travelers are giving thanks for the cheapest gas prices in years. But that's cold comfort to those beating a path through stormy weather, including a nor'easter affecting a wide swath of the East Coast.Alas, the yearly Thanksgiving ...more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The owner of a strip club that was destroyed in a natural gas explosion in Massachusetts has sued the utility for $5 million, claiming she was deprived of years of "generous" income.The lawsuit against Columbia Gas says ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, keeping the major indexes near record levels, as investors assessed the latest reports on the economy.KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose one point, or 0.1 percent ...more

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has withdrawn a permit allowing a pro-hunting group to hold a wolf- and coyote-shooting derby on public land in Idaho.Late Tuesday, the agency canceled the permit issued Nov. 13 to Idaho for ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Michael Grimm of New York won re-election this month, but still faces a criminal investigation into possible campaign finance violations.The House Ethics Committee said Wednesday it again is deferring an investigation of t ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Syria's foreign minister has met with Vladimir Putin and says the Russian president wants to expand relations with Syria's beleaguered president and improve cooperation between Moscow and Damascus.Walid al-Moallem said his Wednesda ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks aren't moving much in midday trading as indexes remain near record levels.Investors were looking over some mixed news on the economy Wednesday.Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in October, but mor ...more

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By Angel Krasimirov SOFIA (Reuters) - A Bulgarian imam and six others detained during a special operation by security forces earlier this week have been charged with supporting the ultra-radical militant group Islamic State, Bulgarian prosecu ...more