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GRETNA, La. (AP) — A Christmas Eve shooting has left one person dead at a mall in suburban New Orleans, and police say a suspect is in custody.Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says it happened about 4:21 p.m. Wednesday, less than two hour ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are opposing a request by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to delay the start of his trial until September.Jury selection is scheduled to begin Jan. 5. Tsarnaev, 21, has pleaded not ...more

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Two New York police officers were ambushed Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley after he had made threatening posts online, including a vow to put "wings on pigs" and references to high-profile cases of white police officers killing unarmed black men. After s ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Some people in Hawaii are dreaming of a White Christmas.A blizzard warning remained in effect Wednesday for the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on the Big Island of Hawaii. While snow on the mountains is common, a blizzard wit ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu-bound Hawaiian Airlines flight from Sacramento had to be diverted to Oakland because of a mechanical issue.Hawaiian Airlines spokesman Huy Vo says Flight 19 left Sacramento at 9:09 a.m. Wednesday. There was an indicati ...more

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One year into the world's worst Ebola outbreak, doctors are reporting an encouraging sign: About 70 percent of patients in a hard-hit area of Sierra Leone now survive.The Ebola death rate has fallen even though there are no specific medicines o ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James doesn't have any apprehension for this homecoming.There's nothing to fear, no real worries about his safety, unlike what awaited him the last time he had one of these return games. Then again, this might not even classi ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — The disappearance of a key wiretap document in an Arizona corruption case has led prosecutors to seek the dismissal of charges against three former sheriff's officers accused of helping a cartel-connected heroin smuggling ring.The ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Families eagerly greeted crewmembers as the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu made a Christmas Eve homecoming to Naval Base San Diego after a six-month deployment in the western Pacific.Relatives waved welcome signs as they wa ...more

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BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Several thousand Christian pilgrims on Wednesday flocked to the biblical town of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations at the traditional birthplace of Jesus, lifting spirits after a year of conflict and failed peace effo ...more