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Today is Tuesday, September 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On September 2, 1945, Japan formally surrendered in ceremonies aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, ending Worl ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — It appears police officers behaved appropriately when they put a protective body wrap on a drug user who later died in custody, New York City's police commissioner said Monday.Ronald Singleton's death was ruled a homicide on Frid ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was marred by a fatal shooting nearby before the official fest ...more

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HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California wildfire has been contained after destroying a forest cabin, damaging five other homes and forcing about 50 people to evacuate. Meanwhile, a second blaze threatens hundreds of homes.Authorities say ...more

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan might have a running attack again.One game isn't enough to make anything official, especially against an Appalachian State team that is a shadow of the 2007 Mountaineers who stunned the Wolverines at the Big Hous ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed off the Gulf coast of Mexico with tropical storm warnings issued from Tuxpan in the state of Veracruz north to La Pesca.The National Hurricane Center in Miami says maximum sustained w ...more

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ERIE, Colo. (AP) — Four of the five people killed in a small-plane crash north of Denver were identified Monday as a woman and her three children.The Weld County coroner says Tori Rains-Wedan, 41, and her three sons, 15-year-old Mason Wedan and ...more

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert.Friday's official peak attendance of 65,922 was within the population cap of 68,000 ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:1. PRO-RUSSIAN REBELS CHANGE DEMANDSAs peace talks get underway, The insurgents have softened their call for full independence from U ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A former newsman who worked for The Associated Press for 39 years has died in New York. Bruce Hodgman was 76.His wife, Marion Hodgman, says he died Friday at a hospital 18 months after he was diagnosed with cancer.Hodgman ...more