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EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind.T ...more

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written for the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages that appear to be taken word-for-word from previously published papers.The Democrat is running to keep the seat he was app ...more

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WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — An emergency manager says this week's fire at a Williston oil field supply company likely burned dozens of different chemicals that were stored there.Williams County Emergency Manager Mike Hallesy says the fire at Red Rive ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species.The rules would prohibit bringing the snakes into the country and shipping them betw ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden urged the NAACP on Wednesday to spread the word about what he called "a hailstorm" of measures to restrict citizens' ability to vote, trying to rally the Democratic Party's base before the midterm elections.</p ...more

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McLEAN, Va. (AP) — In some spots, the train tracks rise 40 feet above some of Virginia's priciest real estate, held aloft by massive concrete trestles. In one tiny stretch, the tracks dive underground through the heart of Tysons Corner, northern Virgin ...more

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McALLEN, Texas (AP) — When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the deployment of up to 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border he was speaking to voters in Iowa as much as Texas.The one-time and possible future presidential candidate ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 pe ...more

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MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook Inc. (FB) on Wednesday reported profit that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.The Menlo Park, California-based company said earnings rose to $788 million, or 30 cents pe ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A CBS News event Thursday marking the 50th anniversary of civil rights legislation is both a look back at history and a glimpse into future business opportunities for a broadcast news division.The live program, "CBS News: 50 Year ...more