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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a Pittsburgh woman jailed in four recent store robberies told police she needed money for dog food and kitty litter.Police say 28-year-old Melissa Santoro netted less than $300 in the heists.Police say a ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Quick observations by employees and patrons witnessing an apparently random machete attack on diners at a restaurant helped authorities track down the fleeing suspect, who was fatally shot in a confrontation with officers a few mi ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A former host of a cable TV hunting show has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for his role in a poaching operation on a remote national preserve in Alaska.The U.S. Attorney's Office said Thursday that footage of som ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Make them an offer they can't refuse and a massive collection of "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo's papers can be yours.The 45-box archive, which includes multiple drafts with handwritten revisions to both the novel and the screen ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a small plane that crashed off the Florida Panhandle (all times local):8:05 a.m.Law enforcement officials say search crews have recovered the bodies of a man and a woman from the wreckage of a small plane ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — A fuel van has struck a plane at Boston's Logan Airport, damaging the jet but causing no injuries to the passengers.Authorities say the van, which did not have a driver, struck a Tampa, Florida-bound JetBlue plane at a gate at abou ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — It didn't take Boston police long to track down three suspects in an armed convenience store robbery.Authorities say the men were all wearing court-ordered GPS devices for unrelated cases, which placed them inside the Dorchester st ...more

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In this photo by Aung Shine Oo, an ethnic Shan woman takes a selfie during a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of Union Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Union Day marks the anniversary of a 1947 agreement among the country's ethnic groups that paved the ...more

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 26-year-old western New York postal carrier has pleaded guilty to her role in a drug distribution ring.Briana Fugate has admitted she carried boxes of drugs shipped to specific addresses and passed ...more

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FENNER, N.Y. (AP) — An energy company says it's trying to determine why a 113-foot-long blade fell off a windmill in central New York.The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports (bit.ly/1SLu5kk) that officials in the Madison County town of Fenner say ...more