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ATLANTA (AP) — A man convicted in the killing of a fellow inmate has been executed in Georgia despite claims by his lawyers that he was intellectually disabled.Warren Lee Hill was put to death by injection of a single drug Tuesday at the state p ...more

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TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — In the latest sign of Libya's descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital on Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people from Asia.</p ...more

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas' top criminal court called off Wednesday's scheduled execution of a death row inmate linked to five killings in Houston, though attorneys said the court didn't immediately explain its decision.The Texas Court of Cr ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lost an estimated $200 million in economic activity in the fizzled snowstorm and decision to shut down the transit system — a loss that wasn't crippling overall but had the biggest impact on small businesses and hourly wor ...more

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JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Ga. executes man who killed fellow inmate; his lawyers argued he was intellectually disabled . ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a felony abuse-of-power case against former Gov. Rick Perry on constitutional grounds, ruling that criminal charges against the possible 2016 presidential candidate should stand.Di ...more

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MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A 28-year-old man was charged Tuesday with killing a couple who traveled to rural Georgia seeking to buy a 1966 Ford Mustang through an advertisement placed on Craigslist, an online classified ad service.Investigators accuse ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will seek a base defense budget of $534 billion when it sends its 2016 spending request to Congress next week, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, a figure that exceeds federal caps by $35 billion and could ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has approved a nearly $3 million payment to the family of a woman found dead in a stairwell 17 days after she disappeared from her hospital room.Lynne Spalding's body was found by a bui ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The nonprofit American Bible Society is moving its headquarters to Philadelphia after almost two centuries in New York City.The Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/1zVhdPl ) reports the move being announced Wednesday by Mayo ...more