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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The real estate heir being held in Louisiana while awaiting extradition to California on murder charges is moving to a jail closer to New Orleans.U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan signed an order Monday to move Robert Durst f ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official.Speaking before an audience of family members, Justice Department lawye ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers concerned about recent civilian deaths at the hands of police around the country held the first of several sessions Monday as they review how officers in the state use deadly force.Following turmoil late last ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to woo New York's Orthodox Jewish community, Republican presidential contender Rand Paul faced tough questions Monday about his support for Israel and his approach to foreign policy in the Middle East.The Kentucky senator ...more

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LARNED, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is among a number of states facing questions about whether its program that commits sex offenders to involuntary treatment rehabilitates them or, as critics claim, merely warehouses them indefinitely due to public safety conc ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved on two fronts Monday to advance its nuclear diplomacy with Iran, with talks between top U.S. and Iranian diplomats and an aggressive effort to sell the emerging deal to skeptical American lawmakers and c ...more

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5:55 p.m.Protesters are looting a check-cashing business and other stores in Baltimore, busting through the windows and climbing inside to take items.Cars have been lit on fire and a large group of youths threw rocks, bricks and other ite ...more

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(Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives took a one percentage point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to a YouGov opinion poll for the Sun newspaper published on Monday. The poll showed Conservatives on ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says Medtronic must stop most sales of its implantable drug pumps after years of uncorrected problems.The FDA has filed a court order against Medtronic that says the medical device giant must ha ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Washington lobbyist convicted in the Jack Abramoff scandal is out of federal prison.Forty-four-year-old Kevin Ring spoke by telephone Monday with The Associated Press. He says he was released Thursday after serving abou ...more