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JERUSALEM (AP) — A leading international watchdog on Wednesday accused the militant Hamas group of abducting, torturing and killing Palestinians during the war in the Gaza Strip last year, saying some of the actions amount to war crimes.Amnesty ...more

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8:30 p.m. CDTAuthorities say a third body has been pulled from the Blanco River that crested three times above flood stage during relentless storms in Central Texas.That brings to 13 the number of people killed by the holiday weekend stor ...more

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HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters deepened across much of Texas on Tuesday as storms dumped almost a foot more of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that serve the nation's fourth-largest c ...more

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WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — The vacation house where two families were to spend Memorial Day weekend was already gone, swept down the swollen Blanco River, when Carissa Smith's husband arrived.All he found was a Chevrolet Suburban slammed against a ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part of an elaborate scheme to steal identities and claim fraudulent tax refunds, the IRS said Tuesday. ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Someone called in a threat to a flight from Taiwan that landed at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday, but nothing dangerous was found on board, authorities said.The plane was inspected and its passengers' luggage was ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:1. US STAYING THE COURSE, DESPITE GAINS BY ISLAMIC STATE EXTREMISTSFor now, Obama is showing no sign of easing his opposition to se ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark, called "a snake charmer of the soul" for her gift of capturing searing images of human vulnerability, has died at age 75.She died Monday at a New York hospital after a long battle with a ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A project to build a giant telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea has the right to move forward, but Hawaii has failed the mountain in many ways, Gov. David Ige said Tuesday.Amid protests and arrests of opponents blocking constru ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say they have arrested a Las Vegas man for murder after finding the partially burned and dismembered body of a woman in his apartment's bathtub.Nathanael Martinez allegedly told officers he choked the woman inside his apa ...more