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U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Monday, extending big gains from last week. Traders monitored the trajectory in oil prices, which have been moving higher from recent lows.KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 74 points, ...more

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A white Milwaukee police officer who was fired after he fatally shot a black man in a downtown park in April won't face criminal charges, the county's top prosecutor said Monday.Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm s ...more

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez is back in court for a final court hearing before the former New England Patriots star's murder case heads to trial.Monday's pre-trial hearing in Bristol County Superior Court is expected to focus on jury ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — The top aide to former Chinese President Hu Jintao has been placed under investigation for unspecified disciplinary violations, the official Xinhua News Agency said Monday, in a sign that President Xi Jinping is removing his predecessor' ...more

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Winners of Carnegie Hero medals announced Monday:— Frederick J. Levesque Jr., 52, of Stafford Springs, Connecticut, who rescued a 7-year-old girl from a burning apartment in Somers, Connecticut, in December 2013.— Brett Allen Thoele, 36, ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has bailed out a mid-sized bank for about $500 million to save it from bankruptcy— a clear sign that the slide in the value of the ruble in the wake of sliding oil prices is straining the banking system.The Central Bank said ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first gorilla born in a zoo is turning 58 with a celebration broadcast live to online viewers from her Ohio home.The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium says the female western lowland gorilla, named Colo, is celebrating her birt ...more

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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — As relations between Russia and the West have sunk to their lowest point since the Cold War, there's one country that's reaping rewards — Belarus, whose authoritarian leader was once dubbed "Europe's last dictator" by the United S ...more

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Engine trouble forced a United Airlines flight heading from Seattle to Newark, New Jersey, to make an emergency landing in Spokane.KXLY reports (http://bit.ly/1sPXgl8 ) that the Airbus A320 was diverted to the eastern Washi ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The children of slain New York City police officer Rafael Ramos are getting college aid from a charity founded by the late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.Silver Shield Foundation Foundation Chairman Billy Walters said ...more