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LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — A century before reality TV, premature infants were put on display in primitive incubators. People paid 25 cents to see them at world's fairs, on the Atlantic City boardwalk, the sideshows at Coney Island and elsewhere.It ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China has expelled a former top general from the ruling Communist Party over corruption accusations as President Xi Jinping's campaign to root out graft in the government and military churns onward.Guo Boxiong, a former vice chair ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has chosen Interior Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II as the administration candidate to succeed him in elections next year.Aquino made the announcement Friday in the same meeting ...more

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LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds thrust Northern California into full-fledged wildfire season Thursday with several new blazes flaring up, forcing hundreds of people from their homes.California's 14 large fires ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, sold for just under $24,000 at an auction of sports memorabilia Thursday.The 24-inch Olympic torch was the first major piece of Jenner memorabili ...more

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Authorities in Papua New Guinea have rescued eight fishermen held on board a Thai-owned refrigerated cargo ship, and dozens of other boats are still being sought in response to an Associated Press report that included satellite photos and locations of ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The governor of California on Thursday allowed parole for one of three men convicted in the 1976 kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver who were held captive in a buried trailer.Gov. Jerry Brown had until ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker that was the target of environmental protesters left Portland, Oregon, on Thursday bound for an Arctic drilling operation after a tense standoff ended with kayakers and activists who had dangled from ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry's dream of owning a hilltop convent near Hollywood is going to have to wait a while longer.The convent, which Perry has wanted to buy to be her personal residence for several years, is in the middle of a legal fight ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China has expelled a former top general from the ruling Communist Party over corruption accusations as President Xi Jinping's campaign to root out graft in the government and military churns onward.Guo Boxiong, a former vice chair ...more



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