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DETROIT (AP) — A 67-year-old grandfather was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with no chance of parole in the killing of two women at a Detroit retirement home.Mike Reda told police he was filled with rage and alcohol on Oct. 20 when he shot ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a Manhattan hotel bar and suffered a head injury, British royal officials said.Mark Shand, chairman of an elephant ...more

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SYLVESTER, Ga. (AP) — The parents of an infant who was found dead at their Mississippi home drove with their 2-year-old daughter to Georgia, where they were being held Thursday on felony drug warrants, officials in both states said.Alyssa Harris ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia.S ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of postal workers around the country are expected to protest the opening of postal counters in Staples stores that are staffed with retail employees.Thursday's protests are planned at 50 locations in 27 states, includin ...more

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OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — Residents and emergency crews were waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a small town in southwestern Wyoming.No injuries were reported in the explosion Wednesday in Opal, ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Mixed earnings news from big U.S. companies left investors searching for direction in early trading, leaving major indexes little changed.Raytheon fell 5 percent after its results for the first quarter came up short of what inves ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge is allowing New Mexico running back Crusoe Gongbay to return home to Maryland once the semester ends in May before returning to Albuquerque to face rape and kidnapping charges.The 20-year-old from Rockville, Md., ...more

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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's criminal appeals court has overturned the conviction of a former Oklahoma State basketball player accused of sexually assaulting two women at an off-campus party in 2010.The Court of Criminal Appeals on Tuesda ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — Produce giant Chiquita Brands International is asking a federal appeals court to toss out lawsuits filed against it in the U.S. by thousands of Colombians whose relatives were killed in a bloody civil war.An 11th U.S. Circuit Court ...more