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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Friday that there was nothing inappropriate about accepting gifts and loans from a wealthy vitamin entrepreneur who had asked nothing of him other than routine political courtesies and callin ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is apologizing for jokes he made about Asians during a luncheon in Las Vegas this week.Reid was addressing the city's Asian Chamber of Commerce on Thursday. In one of his jokes, he told the audi ...more

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OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say three Japanese college students were killed and five other foreign students were injured when a small car veered off a California freeway and struck a power pole.Palomar College spokeswoman Laura Gropen sai ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — A 33-year-old man is accused of biting two men in a seemingly random attack as the Arctic Monkeys performed at Chicago's Lollapalooza music festival.Cook County State's Attorney's Office spokesman Steve Campbell says Sergio Vicent ...more

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CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — The artist Christo says his plan to suspend nearly 6 miles of silvery fabric in sections over the Arkansas River is in a "stand-still situation."The 79-year-old artist updated supporters on his "Over the River" project d ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The current Ebola outbreak has revived interest in a 1994 book about the deadly virus: Richard Preston's "The Hot Zone."Preston's million-selling book is No. 7 on The New York Times' nonfiction list of combined print and e-books ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — A Southwest Airlines jet has made a safe emergency landing after blowing a tire during takeoff.Southwest spokesman Brad Hawkins said Friday that Flight 8 was bound for Austin but returned to Dallas Love Field after the tire blew. ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of lawyers has filed a lawsuit against federal immigration authorities, claiming detainees at a New Mexico detention center aren't getting proper legal representation.The American Civil Liberties Union announ ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — An important piece of Cleveland history will be celebrated Saturday with the reopening of historic League Park, once home to the Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Buckeyes of the Negro Leagues.The city has spent $6.3 million to tu ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel's deadl ...more