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DENVER (AP) — It's unclear how a Denver police officer involved in the deadly shooting of a 17-year-old girl was hurt, but an academic expert on police use of force says the threat perceived by the officer is critical in determining whether the shootin ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors in Chicago this month have quietly dropped dozens of serious narcotics conspiracy charges stemming from stings involving fictional drug stash houses.U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon's office dropped the charges for 27 out ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — While the gladiators of the NFL are clashing in Phoenix at the Super Bowl, the titans of food will be fighting for supremacy at spreads across the country.Many parties will have chicken wings and pizza. But NPD Group, an independe ...more

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PRETORIA (Reuters) - Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed 'Prime Evil' for his role in the torture and murder of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, will learn on Friday whether he will be released on parole after ...more

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KHOST, Afghanistan (AP) — Tens of thousands of Pakistanis have sought shelter at a sprawling refugee camp in a volatile region of Afghanistan after crossing the mountainous border to escape a military onslaught against insurgents.For decades Afg ...more

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A deep-sea treasure hunter who vanished during a court fight over his $50 million haul of gold bars and coins eluded capture by hiding in a two-room hotel suite under a fake name, paying for everything in cash and keeping a ...more

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors laid out what they called compelling forensic evidence — Aaron Hernandez's DNA on a marijuana cigarette shared with the friend they say he killed — as the ex-NFL star's trial got underway.Jurors were to hear ...more

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rain drenched the Madden Bowl party but didn't keep partygoers from being glued to the action on screens and mingling with the NFL stars in attendance.Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson won the event, an annua ...more

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A look at Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight's troubles over the past 20 years:— 1996: After badly beating a rival with Tupac Shakur at a Las Vegas, Nevada, hotel shortly before Shakur suffered fatal gunshot wounds, Knight was sent t ...more

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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — NASA has scrubbed the launch of an Earth-observing satellite because of wind conditions over California and technical problems.The Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite had been scheduled for launch from ...more