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9:10 a.m. (CDT)Arkansas transportation officials have closed a section of southbound U.S. Highway 71 north of the Texas border due to flooding along the Red River.The state Highway and Transportation Department says it closed a 2.47 miles ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were moderately lower in early morning trading Friday after the government reported that the U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year.The revised data, published early Friday, showed that U.S. gro ...more

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MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 7-mile stretch of Southern California coastline that was closed to swimmers and surfers after globs of oily goo washed ashore could reopen Friday after a two-day cleanup effort.Officials were assessing the popula ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the early 1980s, when Steve Martin was a fledgling movie star, he recalls attended the American Film Institute's celebration of Frank Capra and how Hollywood glitterati swirled around the Oscar-winning filmmaker.Next week, ...more

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NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who stored images of himself raping an 8-year-old girl on a computer tablet that he later sold at a flea market will spend 15 to 30 years in state prison for the sex acts.The New Castle News (http://bit. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower after the government reported that the domestic economy contracted in the first three months of the year.The revised figures published early Friday, which showed gross domestic product contr ...more

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LIBERTY, Kan. (AP) — Three men have been arrested, including one who was captured early Friday in southeast Kansas, after an Oklahoma police officer was shot in the head during a traffic chase, authorities said.Alejandro Garcia was captured whil ...more

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Police say a U.S. airman who fatally shot one worker and injured another at a Grand Forks Wal-Mart before killing himself did not use a military-issued weapon.Lt. Derik Zimmel says 21-year-old Marcell Willis personally o ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck in a remote region off the Alaska coast, but officials say there is no tsunami threat or immediate reports of damage.The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-6.7 quake struck at 9 p.m. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man whose first name is God has settled a lawsuit with a credit reporting agency that had refused to recognize his name as legitimate.Under the agreement reached in Brooklyn federal court this week, Equifax will e ...more