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JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) — Traps have been set amid reports of a large exotic snake that animal control officers and a private reptile expert have been hunting for in New Jersey's Lake Hopatcong (hoh-PAHT'-cong).Local animal control officers placed ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has advanced a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled around the world. but full ratification still appears a major doubt.Tuesday's vote of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee was 12-6.Among Republi ...more

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Visiting a retired Frank Capra at his Sierra Nevada hideaway, Clint Eastwood was baffled."I always thought: He could be making a film right now. He's as lucid as could be. Here's the great Frank Capra not doing it,'" Eastwood recalled of the fam ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it called "a pattern of unconstitutional policing" that included excessive use of force and inadequa ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A judge says thousands of onetime investors in the Empire State Building can't sue over their claims they were shortchanged by the deal that turned the iconic skyscraper into a public stock.A Manhattan state judge dismissed the i ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting at least two American airlines to cancel flights to Israel in a reflection of high anxiety over air travel after last week ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark Police Department to be monitored after federal probe finds 'unconstitutional policing' ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Solid earnings for a range of big companies helped nudge the stock market higher on Tuesday. The restaurant chain Chipotle and the cable giant Comcast surged after reporting better results than Wall Street expected.KEEPING SCORE: ...more

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WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A massive fire broke out early Tuesday at an oil supply company in an industrial part of the western North Dakota oil patch town of Williston.Authorities have set up an evacuation zone within a half-mile radius of Red Rive ...more

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been charged with sexually abusing boys and girls while volunteering at an organization in Kenya that assists neglected children.Matthew Lane Durham, of Edmond, is accused of engaging in sex acts with as ...more