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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is considering key changes in the legal immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups.Administration officials and advocates say those steps would go beyond the expected reli ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Food Lion, saying it fired a Jehovah's Witness who requested certain days off for his religion.The complaint was file ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.The milestone represen ...more

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Seven people accused of walking through an unlocked door at the home of former Miami Heat player Ray Allen have been charged with trespassing.Police say the teens were attending a party next door when they entered the C ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — A Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor has been ordered to reinstate a worker who the U.S. Department of Labor says was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety, officials said Wednesday.Richland-based W ...more

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MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — The National Park Service says the bodies of three climbers have been retrieved from a glacier on Mount Rainier in the same area where six went missing in May.A crew on a training flight this month spott ...more

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Officials say an Israeli-owned commercial ship has unloaded its cargo at a port in Northern California after being delayed for days by a group of pro-Palestinian protesters.International Longshore and Warehouse Union spoke ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage. President Barac ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.Dias Kadyrbayev, 20, is accused of removing a backpack cont ...more

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Old Farmer's Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation.Published Wednesday, the New Hampshire-based alm ...more