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STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former White House lawyer in both Bush administrations was convicted Friday of attempted murder and other charges in the beating of his wife at their Connecticut home four years ago.John Michael Farren, 61, who also was ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the United States is aware of Russian and Iranian assistance to the Iraqi military in its fight against Islamic extremists, but the U.S. is not coordinating with either Russia or Iran.Hagel wa ...more

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The stock market stabilized on Friday, booking a small gain, but it wasn't enough to prevent the biggest weekly drop since early April.Tobacco company Lorillard was among the biggest gainers in the Standard & Poor's 500 index after rival Rey ...more

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to grant a new trial to a former BP engineer convicted of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.The notice of appeal in the case of Ku ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the Obama administration's environmental protections designed to reduce water pollution from mountaintop-removal coal mining.In a 3-0 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District ...more

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PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A teenager pleaded not guilty Friday in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter, while two other young men were also charged and the girl's family prepared for her funeral.</p ...more

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DENVER (AP) — The only indigenous team competing internationally as a sovereign nation is in Colorado for the World Lacrosse Championships.However, it's more than a game for the 27-man Iroquois Nationals."It's our way of life. It's deep i ...more

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — When a woman's pickup stalled on a street in Santa Fe, New Mexico, local chef Jackson Ault stopped to lend a hand.Ault and the driver both ended up with a surprise Thursday when Ault popped the hood and found a brown and ye ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Citing an anthrax scare and other safety problems, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said it shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.An incident at one of the c ...more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and Democratic governors alike to lead the nation "out of this mess" while insisting that Congress approve billions ...more