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PHOENIX (AP) — Animal cruelty charges will be dismissed against the owners of a suburban Phoenix kennel and two caretakers charged in the deaths of 21 dogs this summer, prosecutors said Monday.The charges could be refiled at some point, but the ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — A new highway tunnel through downtown Seattle won't be open until August 2017, about 20 months behind schedule, state transportation officials said Monday.The contractor, Seattle Tunnel Partners, said it expects to resume tunnelin ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge is ordering a California-based labor contractor to pay $8.7 million in damages to Thai workers who were exploited while working at Hawaii farms.But it's not clear whether the workers will ever get their money. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — As the New York Police Department mourns two of their own, Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for a pause in protests and rancor amid a widening rift with those in a grieving force who accuse him of creating a climate of mistrust that contrib ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who are seeking to have his trial moved out of Massachusetts again drew parallels Monday between the media coverage of their client's case and the coverage received by Oklahoma ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Investors burned by Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme could be getting back more of their money.The trustee in charge of recovering funds for Madoff's victims said Monday he is asking a New York bankruptcy court for permission to dis ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm of New York City plans to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial next month, people familiar with plea negotiations said Monday.A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday in federal c ...more

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HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is celebrating the return of three intelligence agents imprisoned in the United States for more than a decade, and the joyful but puzzling news that one of their wives is expecting just two weeks from now.Adriana Perez's pregn ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Aetna Inc. saying a new policy violates the privacy of people with HIV and AIDS by requiring them to get their medications from its mail-order pharmacy.Consumer ...more

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New York police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were ambushed Saturday afternoon by 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, the final act in a rampage that began when he shot and wounded his ex-girlfriend at her home outside Baltimore, then made threateni ...more