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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A tutor at the center of a high school grade-changing scandal in Orange County has been sentenced to a year in jail after pleading guilty to computer fraud and commercial burglary.Timothy Lance Lai was also sentenced Tue ...more

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The attorney for a white former South Carolina policeman charged in the shooting death of a black motorist wants his client released on bail.Charleston attorney Andy Savage filed a motion Tuesday asking for a hearing on h ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Milwaukee archdiocese has agreed to a $21 million settlement with victims of clergy abuse.The Roman Catholic archdiocese provided details of the settlement to The Associated Press on Tuesday before releasing them more br ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A weeklong manhunt launched after a killing, kidnapping and the wounding of two sheriff's deputies in California focused Tuesday on a remote area of sparsely populated mining territory.Authorities said there was a strong possi ...more

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LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Traffic on one of the nation's major toll roads could be backed up until evening rush after a dump truck struck an overpass Tuesday morning, causing a fire and a miles-long standstill.The truck was traveling along the New Jer ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah group that backed the fight to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage is preparing to start a Boy Scout troop, though activists say getting it off the ground could be an uphill battle in the conservative state where the m ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — The maker of car radios that friendly hackers exploited to take control of a Jeep Cherokee says its other infotainment systems don't have the same security flaw.Harman International CEO Dinesh Paliwal (PALL-eh-wall) says the hacke ...more

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LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local):12:05 p.m.Layna Rivas of Clear Lake said she woke up Tuesday and checked a map. She said it appears the fire went through her property Monday night. ...more

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MARSTON, Mo. (AP) — Emergency crews are on the scene of a massive explosion at a southeast Missouri aluminum plant.The explosion and fire around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday sent a large plume of smoke above the Noranda Aluminum plant near the town of Mar ...more

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CANTON, Miss. (AP) — The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local):2:10 p.m.A judge has set bail at $300,000 for a man accused of shooting a defendant in a drug case outside a Mississippi courthouse.</p ...more