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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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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

AP News - 42 mins ago

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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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 5 inches of water.Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the Univer ...more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The death of a 15-month-old boy who was left in a hot car in July has been ruled a homicide, the office of the state medical examiner said Thursday.The medical examiner determined that Benjamin Seitz died of hyperthermia d ...more

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MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park.Aleksandr Sagiev, 23, was expected back at his job in the deli of the grocery ...more