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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher a day after the Federal Reserve made clear it would keep interest rates at record lows for a while.The Dow Jones industrial average rose 29 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,186 in early trading Thursda ...more

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Investigators say 55 suspected gang members and associates in far West Texas have been indicted on charges including murder, drug dealing and extortion.Federal officials in El Paso on Wednesday announced that 20 people beli ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. director of national intelligence says a group of al-Qaida fighters in Syria poses a potential threat to the U.S. homeland equal to that of the Islamic State militants.James Clapper on Wednesday became the first U.S. i ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The war of words is heating up for the NFL, with PepsiCo Inc. CEO Indra Nooyi the latest major Super Bowl advertiser to make a pointed statement about the league.Nooyi said she was "deeply disturbed" by the "repugnant behavior of ...more

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HELL, Mich. (AP) — Dozens of Michigan hearse enthusiasts will show off their casket-carrying cars during a parade through Hell.The procession Saturday is part of the 13th annual Hellfest celebration in the hamlet 45 miles west of Detroit. It fol ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the new big-screen adaption of the best-selling Jonathan Topper novel "This Is Where I Leave You," Tina Fey and Jason Bateman portray siblings with tight ties that bind.Just minutes after sitting down with the actors recent ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals say they first learned of the domestic abuse accusations against backup running back Jonathan Dwyer on Wednesday afternoon.By evening, citing "the serious nature of these allegations," the team had deactivate ...more

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska corrections officer has resigned after police posted a video showing the theft of Legos from a Wal-Mart store.Wal-Mart employees tell police they looked through surveillance footage after finding an empty Leg ...more

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In this photo by Idhad Zakaria, lava erupts from Indonesia's Mount Slamet volcano early Thursday morning as seen from Pandansari village in Central Java province. Ash has fallen on some villages and activity is banned within 4 kilometers of the peak. A ...more

AP News - 54 mins ago

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a "persistent and malevolent" cyberstalking campaign has been sentenced to more than four years in prison. ...more