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CHICAGO (AP) — Toy-maker Ty Inc. has created a "Cecil the Lion" Beanie Baby to raise funds for animal conservation efforts.Creation of the toy comes after an American dentist was accused of killing the well-known lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe in ...more

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TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A man who prosecutors say shot a 2-year-old while trying to kill someone else has been sentenced to 90 years in prison.Thirty-one-year-old Charles Dante Patterson was sentenced Monday in Baltimore County Circuit Court. He had ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An autistic teenage Special Olympics athlete who vanished from Los Angeles International Airport has been found.Los Angeles Police Department Officer Drake Madison says 15-year-old Shion Isimel of the Ivory Coast has been loca ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief of the U.S. Capitol Police is planning to retire in January.In a statement late Monday, the U.S. Capitol Police Board said Kim Dine would step down and thanked him for his leadership after more than 2½ years.Th ...more

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A judge entered not guilty pleas Monday for two brothers charged with stabbing their parents and three siblings to death last month at their suburban Tulsa home.Robert Bever, 18, and Michael Bever, 16, were each charged last ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday as it continued its course toward the Hawaiian Islands.According to the NOAA's Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu, Guillermo was about 565 miles (910 km) awa ...more

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two journalists who were arrested while reporting on protests after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown have settled lawsuits against St. Louis County, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Monday.The law ...more

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The National Baseball Congress suspended using batboys and girls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game.Kaiser Carlile ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A typhoon with sustained winds around 100 mph and gusts up to 120 mph slammed into Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, causing widespread damage.NOAA's National Weather Service in Guam says the storm moved across Saipan Sunday into ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City health officials say seven people with Legionnaires' disease have died amid an outbreak that has sickened dozens more.Health officials presented updated figures Monday at a public town hall meeting. They say there h ...more