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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Eleven middle school students and their driver were injured when a school bus jumped a curb Thursday and rammed into trees in Southern California, authorities said.Three of the injured — the driver and two of the children ...more

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High winds and dry conditions on Thursday provided fuel for several New Jersey forest fires, including one that forced the evacuation of more than 600 homes and the early closing of a school.Authorities had reported no injuries by early evening. ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Dutch man has agreed to plead guilty in Chicago to charges alleging that he sold illegal drugs for millions of dollars in bitcoins through the shuttered website Silk Road.Prosecutors say Cornelis Jan Slom ...more

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SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (AP) — Matt Bowling won the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown on Thursday night at South Boston Speedway, fighting off Matt Waltz in the seventh edition of the charity race.The event benefits the Denny Hamlin Foundation and rai ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man accused in a double homicide at a Coast Guard communications station in Alaska is the only possible killer in a circumstantial case, federal prosecutors said Thursday, countering defense arguments that the government fail ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk was paid just under $70,000 in 2013. But he could be in line for much, much more.According to a Tesla filing with regulators Thursday, Musk made a base salary of $33,280 in 2013. That was the minimum he ...more

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LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — The two Minnesota cousins killed by a man who claimed he was defending himself after they broke into his home were each shot multiple times, a medical examiner testified Thursday, and while the initial gunshots caused serious ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A federal jury on Thursday convicted a former Hawaii soldier of murder in the beating death of his 5-year-old daughter, a capital offense in a state that doesn't have the death penalty.Jurors in Honolulu will now be asked to deci ...more

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A convicted child molester long suspected in a notorious 1979 New York City child disappearance case will spend six to 20 years in a Pennsylvania prison for failing to register an address under Megan's Law the last time he left ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — County commissioners gave final approval Thursday to an order to stop an incinerator in Oregon from receiving medical waste until procedures are in place to ensure no fetal tissue is burned to generate power.While taking th ...more