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NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera has reached labor agreements with the remaining unions that had expired contracts, averting the threat of a lockout with about a month to go before the season is scheduled to start.The Met and the Internati ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — About 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 4 inches of water, according to a study published Thursday.Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oc ...more

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer was arrested Thursday and is being held in lieu of $5 million bond after being accused of committing a series of sexual assaults against at least six women while on duty.Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, ...more

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FOWLER, N.Y. (AP) — A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves, an investigator said Thursday.Nicole Vaisey admitted she and her boyfriend, Stephen Howells Jr ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican and was a confidant of St. John Paul II, has died at age 86.Szoka died of natural causes Wednesday night at Providence Park Hospi ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A longtime Los Angeles music agent who represented such artists as Whitney Houston, the Eagles, Tom Petty and Journey has died.The William Morris Agency says its global head of music, Peter Grosslight, died Thursday of pancrea ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A former child model accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit — not because it lacks merit but because he can't find a new attorney to represent him.Michael Egan III said ...more

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge ordered the state Thursday to release more documents to people trying to write a book about the 1959 "In Cold Blood" murders.Judge Larry Hendricks issued the order after hearing arguments in a case that will de ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:1. HAGEL: US AIRSTRIKES CURBING ISLAMIC EXTREMISTSBut the militants along the Iraq and Syrian border will likely regroup and launch a ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Convicted Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen, who abducted women and hunted them down in the Alaska wilderness in the 1970s as Anchorage boomed with construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, died Thursday. He was 75.

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