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HOUSTON (AP) — A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor a decade ago in Texas is facing a new charge in Houston that accuses him of urinating on candy at a drug store.Authorities say 71-year-old Robert Durst was arreste ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The British government announced plans Tuesday for a wide-ranging public inquiry into the mysterious 2006 death of poisoned former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko.The decision, which comes at a time of rising tensions with Russi ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and some European and Canadian airlines to cancel flights to Tel Aviv — a reflection of high anxiety over air tra ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of a truck driver who died of heart disease weeks after he survived a deadly building collapse in Philadelphia filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday linking his death to the catastrophe.Danny C. Johnson, 59, spent ...more

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DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-sized rock thrown from an interstate overpass in central Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd's skull: keep her alive.After nearly two weeks, including a surgery ...more

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The state of Arizona is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court's ruling and allow an inmate's execution scheduled for Wednesday to proceed.Attorney General Tom Horne's office filed the 23-page request Monday ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. economy adds new jobs, Americans must have the skills to fill those jobs, President Barack Obama said Tuesday.Obama spoke at a signing ceremony for bipartisan job-training legislation aimed at improving business eng ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end to the fighting between Hamas and Israel "in the very near future."Ban Ki-moon told the S ...more

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards are suing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing him of illegally meddling in education policy.The lawsuit filed Tuesday says the Republican governor and ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Several states in the Deep South and Southwest have earned dismal scores on an annual child welfare index that cited poverty and single-parent house households as worrisome trends that must be turned around for things to improv ...more