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FOWLER, N.Y. (AP) — A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves, an investigator said Thursday.Nicole Vaisey admitted she and her boyfriend, Stephen Howells Jr ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The attorney for a woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking tea laced with a chemical cleaning compound at a Utah restaurant said Thursday an employee at the eatery burned herself a month earlier on the same substance. ...more

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By Amanda Orr HOUSTON (Reuters) - Houston police defended their actions on Thursday after facing criticism for an arrest last month where two people were taken into custody and a pet dog was left at the scene, eventually dying after apparentl ...more

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CINCINNATI (AP) — A police officer placed on leave after the fatal shooting of a man at a Wal-Mart store also was involved in a 2010 fatal shooting in which he was not indicted after evidence showed he acted in self-defense, authorities confirmed Thurs ...more

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A California woman who got kicked in the face after trying to climb into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo has paid a fine and apologized.Police say 24-year-old Amanda Hall, of San Luis Obispo, California, tried to get into t ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers will approve legislation supported by Gov. Jerry Brown to spend $3 million in state money to provide legal help for unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America, Democratic leaders announced Thurs ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday said Argentina's plans to evade his orders by failing to make required payments to U.S. bondholders is illegal and cannot be carried out, but he stopped short of finding the South American nation ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 81.</ ...more

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OGDEN, Utah (AP) — When she died, Alexis Rasmussen was a 16-year-old Utah girl trying to find her own identity, her mother said.Instead, Rasmussen found Dea Millerberg, a 41-year-old woman who was sentenced Thursday for helping her husband dispo ...more