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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's leading candidates for governor clashed fiercely during their final debate on Tuesday night, sniping at each over everything from the economy and the minimum wage to the death penalty.Both Republican-turned-De ...more

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The two major challengers to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley used the candidates' final debate to hammer her over problems with the state's child welfare agency and what they said is her lack of support for a law to take guns aw ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — A lawyer for Backpage.com told the Washington Supreme Court on Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by three young girls who were sold as prostitutes on the website should be thrown out because they didn't write the ads, so they're not liable.</ ...more

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GARY, Ind. (AP) — With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police said Tuesday has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana.Indiana court records from 2004 describe him g ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education has been honored in Philadelphia.Malala Yousafzai (mah-LAH'-lah YOO'-suhf-zeye) said Tuesday education is the best weapon against ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with one of his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died. He was 88.Hunt died Tuesday at a Dallas assisted-living center after a ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday at age 93, took a sleepy hometown newspaper and transformed it into a great one.Five things to know about the raspy-voiced Bradlee and how he did it:HE HAD ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — A new jury in Phoenix will be asked to decide whether Jodi Arias should be executed for the gruesome murder of her former boyfriend.Lawyers made opening statements Tuesday at the sentencing retrial, more than a year after a jury f ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship w ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday.The girls — two sisters, ages 17 and 15, and ...more