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MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook Inc. (FB) on Wednesday reported profit that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.The Menlo Park, California-based company said earnings rose to $788 million, or 30 cents pe ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight has died in a crash over the Pacific Ocean, a family spokeswoman said Wednesday.Annie Hayat said the plane flown by 17-year-old Haris Sulem ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles.The latest recalls cover nearly 823,000 cars, trucks and SUVs mostly in North America but including a ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coach Doc Rivers has said he'll resign from the Los Angeles Clippers if Donald Sterling remains owner, the team's interim CEO testified, saying such a move would be a "disaster" for the franchise."If Mr. Sterling continues as ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge sentenced a former Cirque du Soleil performer to 10 years to life in prison on Wednesday in the killing and dismemberment of his ex-girlfriend, saying the defendant had revived the tempestuous relationship with the dancer to fe ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher as traders looked over a mixed batch of corporate earnings.The meager gains were enough to mark another high close for the Standard & Poor's 500 index.The S&P 500 edged up thr ...more

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case attacked the reliability of firearms analysis Wednesday, saying it is subjective and lacks statistics to measure its accuracy.A state crime scientist testified at a ...more

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Five people, including two women in the U.S., were charged Wednesday with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia, prosecutors said.The two U.S. women — Muna Osman Jama, 34, of Reston, a ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — A man linked to a gun used to kill a university police officer days after the Boston Marathon bombings told police he smoked marijuana every day because, in his words, "my best friend was the bomber," according to court documents.S ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Family spokeswoman: Indiana teen killed when plane crashes during record-attempt flight. ...more