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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California woman and her boyfriend say kidnappers entered their house in the middle of the night this week, abducted the woman and held her for ransom before releasing her two days later. Police are skeptical.Here are some ...more

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DILLEY, Texas (AP) — About 80 faith leaders from around the U.S. have signed a letter to President Barack Obama urging the government to stop detaining immigrant families, while high-ranking clerics visiting a South Texas detention facility Friday crit ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — France's foreign minister said Friday his country will propose a U.N. Security Council resolution in the coming weeks that could present a framework for negotiations toward resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Laurent ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A nurse who helped bring two badly injured Afghan children to the United States for treatment has met them again for the first time in nearly 1 ½ years.Lynette Austin, known as "Captain Sam," got hugs, smiles and a drawing of ...more

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DENVER (AP) — States are free to legalize marijuana, Colorado argued Friday in a filing to the U.S. Supreme Court in response to a lawsuit from neighboring states that have asked the nation's highest court to shut down Colorado's pot law.The fil ...more

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NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — St. Olaf College is canceling the rest of its baseball season because of hazing.College President David Anderson made the announcement Friday.The school says in a statement that an investigation found that serious ...more

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GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A man stabbed his wife to death after he slapped one of their seven children for playing videogames and she confronted him about it, police said Friday.Goodyear police said the children witnessed at least part of the Thurs ...more

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones and trustees said Friday that they're still talking about renewing his contract, but that they haven't yet reached an agreement."It's likely going to take a couple of days for ...more

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ROME (AP) — Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated trial-watchers on both side ...more

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former University of Mississippi student has been indicted on federal charges connected to a noose being put on a statue of the student who integrated the school, the Justice Department said Friday.The noose and a former ...more