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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration accused Russia on Wednesday of orchestrating a new military campaign in Ukraine, helping rebel forces expand their fight in the country's east and sending tanks, rocket launchers and armored vehicles toward co ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head earlier this week was a 33-year-old human resources specialist who had earned Army commendation and good conduct medals in ...more

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CENTENNIAL, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming pastor was shot and wounded with his own handgun after apparently interrupting a burglary at his rural church.The Albany County Sheriff's Office says 44-year-old pastor Dennis Lynn Davis was airlifted to a Cheye ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — An armed fugitive wanted for nearly two decades on drug charges in the South was wounded during a shootout with deputy U.S. marshals who tracked him down in New York City, federal authorities said Wednesday.It was the second time ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Bennett and Edward James Olmos are among the celebrities joining a public media effort to boost school graduation rates.The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and TV station WNET New York announced details Wednesday of n ...more

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U.S. stocks edged lower in late afternoon trading Wednesday afternoon, heading for their first decline after two days of gains. Investors monitored company earnings and the latest corporate deal news on a light day of trading ahead of the Labor Day hol ...more

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ANGLETON, Texas (AP) — A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons.David Barajas cried after the verdict was read and he h ...more

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is expected to unveil its plan Wednesday for what to do with millions of trees killed one year ago in a massive California wildfire.Backers of logging favor sending the trees to sawmills, which they ...more

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ANGLETON, Texas (AP) — Jury acquits Texas father in slaying of drunken driver who caused crash that killed his 2 sons. ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A youth baseball team whose star female pitcher and performance in the Little League World Series drew a wide following received a champion's treatment in a parade Wednesday in downtown Philadelphia.Hundreds of office workers ...more