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LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Seven people died in a fast-moving Massachusetts apartment fire in the pre-dawn hours Thursday, officials said.All seven victims were found in third-floor units of the three-story building that had businesses on the ground f ...more

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NAME: Joseph R. SwedishAGE: 63CAREER: Former CEO of the health care systems Trinity Health Corp. and Centura Health Corp. Also has served as an executive for the hospital operator HCA Holdings Inc. and as a board member for the insurer Co ...more

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MANDAREE, N.D. (AP) — An underground oil pipeline has leaked 1 million gallons of saltwater at a North Dakota Indian reservation, and some of the drilling byproduct found its way into a lake that provides the reservation with drinking water, company an ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Like many young baseball players, Aaron Senne dreamed of fame and fortune when he signed his first contract as a Miami Marlins' draft choice after a record-breaking college career at Missouri.Reality as a low-level minor leaguer ...more

AP News - 23 minutes ago

Nominees in major categories for the 2014 Emmy Awards announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:Drama Series: "Breaking Bad," AMC; "Downton Abbey," PBS; "Game of Thrones," HBO; "House of Cards," Netflix; "Mad Men," AMC; ...more

AP News - 26 minutes ago

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An official with the United Auto Workers union, which suffered a stinging defeat in its attempt to unionize Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee earlier this year, says it is announcing the formation of a new local at the pl ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A bureaucratic error has put a Catholic church on a New York City street named after comedian George Carlin.Carlin skewered the church in his act and gained fame with his foul-mouthed "seven dirty words" routine.After he d ...more

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SPRING, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a gunman who killed four children and two adults in suburban Houston has been charged in their deaths.Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Ron Hickman says 33-year-old Ronald Lee Haskell persuaded the children ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are dropping in early trading amid financial jitters in Europe and disappointing retail earnings.The Dow Jones industrial average slid 129 points, or 0.8 percent, to 16,856 moments after the stock market opened Thursd ...more

AP News - 55 minutes ago

DETROIT (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist has been sentenced to a year in jail.James Davis received his sentence Thursday. Sentencing for Latrez Cummings was postponed so the judge could get more informat ...more