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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Dressed in jeans, a low-neck T-shirt and white sneakers, 19-year-old Ravon Jordan strode confidently to the podium to address the city council.He had just three minutes, so he got right to the point: Eleven days earlier ...more

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DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are attempting to determine why a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the patient had concerns about him.Th ...more

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The price of oil slipped below $102 a barrel on Friday, falling for a second day after spiking on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in the Ukraine and the Middle East.Benchmark U.S. crude for September delivery was down 10 cents to $101.97 at ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — A North Dallas prosecutor is set to ask a judge to exonerate a Texas man who said he pleaded guilty to the 1990 rape of a 16-year-old girl because his attorney advised him to avoid trial.Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkin ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director; a day after he was fired they're performing with the Columbus Symphony in what's often considered the band's unofficial season kickoff.The university dism ...more

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WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.They're grocery store owners.A ...more

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WUXI VILLAGE, China (AP) — The battle started when a government-hired crew tore down the metal cross atop the one-room church in this village surrounded by rice paddies last month.The next day, a church member used his own welding torch to put i ...more

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OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso (AP) — An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, the third major international aviation disaster in a week.The plane, owned by Spanish company Swiftair and leased by A ...more

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The trial in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit will enter its fourth day of deliberations Friday.Jurors broke for the day Thursday after about 7 ½ hours of discussions that brought their total to abo ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers are expected to discuss the future of the ...more