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NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of uniformed firefighters from across the country gathered Thursday for the funeral of a fireman who the mayor said was "a true hero."Lt. Gordon "Matt" Ambelas died Saturday night searching for victims in a burning, clu ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Civilian assistance to Afghanistan was always slated to shrink with America's military footprint, but U.S. aid officials were caught off-guard when Congress, upset by testy relations with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, slashed civilia ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Gay couples can keep getting married in Colorado, even though the state's gay marriage ban is still in effect, a judge ruled Thursday.The decision by District Court Judge Andrew Hartman added to the national confusion over same-sex ...more

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Police say a high-priced prostitute charged in the overdose death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in California had searched online for a legal defense before her arrest.Santa Cruz Deputy Police Chief Steve Clark s ...more

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LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Los Alamos National Laboratory is getting a next-generation supercomputer to help maintain the safety and effectiveness of the nation's nuclear weapons.The National Nuclear Security Administration announced Thursday that ...more

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A tight timeline and potential cash crunch could make it impossible for tea party-backed Chris McDaniel to overturn his Republican primary loss to six-term Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.McDaniel has called the outcome a sha ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell Thursday as worries about the soundness of a European bank spooked U.S. investors, prompting them to sell off stocks and snap up less risky assets like gold and governments bonds. However, the declines were half of what they ...more

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Police: Prostitute charged in overdose death later searched online for legal defense. ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that it is more urgent than ever to avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war that could engulf the entire region and called on both side ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — Big-power foreign ministers are joining Iran nuclear talks on a diplomatic rescue mission. But even their muscle is seen as unlikely to bridge differences on Tehran's atomic activities in time to meet the July 20 target date for a deal.</ ...more