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WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Officials need to improve communication with residents of North Dakota's booming oil patch during potentially dangerous situations, an emergency manager and residents said, after an oil field service supply facility storing toxic ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A California wine collector the government has characterized as a prolific wine counterfeiter who sold at least $20 million in fake wine is set for sentencing on fraud charges.Rudy Kurniawan, 37, was convicted in December of mail ...more

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Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.Experts, however, say those gangs are actually a byproduct of U.S. policies in the 1990s that sent many immig ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Gospel music mixed with cries of grief at a Brooklyn church filled to overflowing with mourners for the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold, and his family was scheduled to me ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with Hamas militants.Gaza police say an infant boy was among those killed when Israeli fighter jets struck th ...more

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman convicted along with her boyfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in their home for nearly two years was scheduled to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.Thirty-three-year-old Jessic ...more

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PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The family of an Indiana teenager who crashed in the Pacific Ocean during an around-the-world flight says he knew the risks and had prepared for them.The body of 17-year-old Haris Suleman of Plainfield, Indiana, was recov ...more

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In its annual report on human development, the United Nations Development Program ranks 187 countries based on measures such as the health and longevity of their people, education and income, and personal security. Since 1990, those measures have been ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Improvements in life spans, education and incomes are slowing due to natural disasters, misguided government policies and worsening inequality in a world where the 85 richest people have as much wealth as the 3.5 billion poorest people, th ...more