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NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year.The world's largest retailer also emphasized that current workers who wan ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hasn't appeared in court for more than a year. But prosecutors and a man who was severely injured in the bombings say they want to see him in a courtroom soon."I'd like to see him h ...more

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PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire that has forced nearly 2,800 people from their homes in Northern California showed explosive growth, consuming tens of thousands of additional acres, fire officials said Thursday.The fire eas ...more

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LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A JetBlue airliner has returned to the airport in Long Beach, California, after the crew declared an emergency due to a problem with one of its two engines shortly after takeoff for Austin, Texas.Federal Aviation Admini ...more

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Opening statements are underway in a wrongful death claim filed after the 2009 crash of a commuter flight into a home near Buffalo.The attorney for the family of Doug Wielinski spent about 90 minutes Thursday describing his ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An assistant coach at a Roman Catholic high school has resigned over his role in a beating that left two gay men injured, church officials in Philadelphia said Thursday.About a dozen young adults were linked to the Sept. 11 e ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.The details surfaced in a law enforcement ...more

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man in prison for raping a girl starting when she was 12 is now charged with trying to persuade her to kill herself by cutting her wrists and taking prescription medication while he watched on a webcam.Michael Jo ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sotheby's auction house is selling nearly 550 photographs by American photographer Edward Weston.They're being sold as a single lot in New York on Sept. 20. The set could bring $2 million to $3 million.Sotheby's says the p ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The next guy to play Pippin on Broadway has already proved he has stage magic. He won the latest edition of "The Voice."Josh Kaufman said Thursday he'll be taking a turn as the lead in the Tony Award-winning revival "Pippin." The ...more