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SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they've identified the couple whose selfie was snapped with a Southern California burglary victim's phone.Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Joshua Dubin says Thursday that a man came forward and is ...more

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By Annika McGinnis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Efforts by congressional Republicans to block new laws in Washington, D.C., decriminalizing marijuana possession and tightening restrictions on guns have provoked a summer tempest between residents of ...more

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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A defense attorney said Thursday that a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago in Iraq was kept in Lebanon for eight years while he faced a military trial there.The Marine officer presiding over the hearing f ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A former child model accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit — not because it lacks merit but because he can't find a new attorney to represent him.Michael Egan III said ...more

AP News - 23 mins ago

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer has opened a debate over what level of force is appropriate when law enforcement confronts a citizen perceived to be a threat.Here is a look at some of the ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The family of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer met with a U.S. prosecutor on Thursday to again demand a federal probe.The wife and mother of Eric Garner emerged from the 25 ...more

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DENVER (AP) — A Colorado convict sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early says it was cruel and unusual punishment to put him back behind bars after he reformed his life.An appeal filed Wednesday in the case of Rene Lim ...more

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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Government officials handed out bags of rice and sachets of drinking water Thursday to residents of an impoverished slum in Liberia's capital where tens of thousands of people have been barricaded in an effort to stop the sprea ...more

Reuters News - 28 mins ago

By Richard Weizel MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) - A 15-month-old Connecticut boy's death in a hot car last month was ruled a homicide Thursday by the chief state medical examiner’s office. Benjamin Seitz, of Ridgefield, died of “hyperthe ...more