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(Reuters) - The chief executive officer of a Connecticut-based catering company has resigned amid a barrage of criticism and possible charges after he was caught on video abusing a dog, the company said on Tuesday. Catering company Centerplat ...more

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CINCINNATI (AP) — The parents of four black students who allege their children were expelled over rap music videos and targeted because of race sued a suburban school district in federal court on Tuesday, charging violations of constitutional rights in ...more

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 7-year-old boy was wounded at a private firing range at his family's property in Northern California while shooting targets with his father and had to be airlifted to a hospital, police said on Tuesday. Saturday's in ...more

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By Simon Evans (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks will start the 2014 NFL campaign this week as the bookmakers' favourites to repeat as Super Bowl champions but they they will have a tough task living up to last season’s success. Pete ...more

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say three adults have been shot to death and two others critically wounded in a residential neighborhood in the southern part of the city.The shootings occurred shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday. Officers f ...more

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill could be a way for the company and victims of the spill to avoid years of costly litigation — if all the pie ...more

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By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of Republican lawmakers on Tuesday accused U.S. regulators of "disparate treatment" of nonbank financial firms that are currently being considered for tougher oversight. The lawmake ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A $10 billion investment fund backed by the Russian government that has avoided being targeted by U.S. economic sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine redesigned its website Tuesday and made it more difficult to find names of prominen ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, " ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury has convicted a career criminal in the serial killings of three women in the 1980s.The jury on Tuesday found 74-year-old Samuel Little guilty of three counts of murder.The victims were 41-year-old Car ...more