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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California's energy crisis.The justices on Tuesday ruled 7 ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — The judge overseeing the case of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told jurors Tuesday before the start of the penalty phase of the trial that they must give careful thought to the defendant's punishment.Judge George O'Toole ...more

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CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that it believes more than 800 people drowned when a boat packed with migrants trying to reach Europe sank on Saturday, making it the worst such incident ever in the Mediterranean.</ ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders announced a deal Tuesday to move forward on a stalled human trafficking bill, clearing the way for a vote on President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee within days.The deal unveiled on the Senate floor aim ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The small African nation of Eritrea tops even North Korea in its restrictions on the media, a new global report says.The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists on Tuesday issued its annual list of the world's top 1 ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — America's foremost labor federation is asking Congress to block the "fast track" authority that President Barack Obama seeks to advance trade deals being negotiated with numerous nations.But the Chamber of Commerce says the aut ...more

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A decision about whether prosecutors can make public a video that authorities have said shows a Pennsylvania police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man in the back is in the hands of a county judge after a brief hearing on Tu ...more

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 73-year-old Oklahoma reserve deputy who fatally shot a suspect who was pinned down by officers on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to a second-degree manslaughter charge.Robert Bates declined to comment to reporters as he made hi ...more

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WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Tuesday announced plans to modernize the country's aging energy infrastructure and make it more resilient to challenges ranging from extreme weather to changing domestic energy production. The Quadrenn ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are wavering in early trading more big companies turn in earnings reports. Markets in Asia surged on optimism over recent reforms in China.KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 20 points, or 0.1 percent ...more