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(Reuters) - Henrik Lundqvist returned to form with 38 saves while Rick Nash scored twice as the New York Rangers hammered the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 to level their best of seven Eastern Conference final series. Lundqvist gave the Lightning l ...more

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man sentenced to life without parole for marijuana-related offenses is eligible for parole Friday after Gov. Jay Nixon commuted his sentence.Nixon's action means 62-year-old Jeff Mizanskey will be eligible f ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered at a New York City funeral home to say goodbye to a college dean killed in this month's Amtrak crash in Philadelphia.Derrick Griffith was one of eight passengers killed when the train derailed on May ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — In death, as in life, B.B. King drew fans to his side in Las Vegas.A funeral home manager says more than 1,000 people streamed past the guitar-flanked casket of the King of the Blues during a four-hour public viewing Friday. ...more

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ECUANDUREO, Mexico (AP) — At least 43 people died Friday in what authorities described as a fierce, three-hour gunbattle between federal forces and suspected drug gang gunmen on a ranch in western Mexico, the deadliest such confrontation in recent memo ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House.</p ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge has decided a wrongful termination case against Macau-based Sands China Ltd. and Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson can stay in Nevada largely because of the influence Adelson wielded over the company, often from several tho ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-square-mile oil slick off the coast of California is thinner than a coat of paint and it's becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said Friday as more dead animals were discovered on the Santa Barbara coast. ...more

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The 62-37 roll call Friday by which the Senate passed a measure to strengthen the Obama administration's hand in global trade talks.A "yes" vote is a vote to pass measure.Voting yes were 14 Democrats and 48 Republicans.Voting no we ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate appeared headed for early Saturday morning votes on whether to change the way the National Security Agency handles American calling records, raising the possibility of a halt to that collection program and two less controve ...more