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NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network.The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a "direct connection" between the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate an ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — The father and stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy who was found in his basement after an 11-day disappearance are due back in court.A pretrial hearing is scheduled Monday morning in Wayne County juvenile court for Charlie Bot ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.Stockholders of Family Dollar Stores will receive $59.60 in cash and the equivalent of $14.90 in shares of Dollar Tree ...more

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MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at a weekend Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts.Police and fire officials say ambulances from five surrounding communities responded to the ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — The trial of a Detroit-area man who killed a young unarmed woman on his porch is entering its first full week of testimony.Theodore Wafer will return to Wayne County court Monday. He's charged with second-degree murder in the deat ...more

AP News - 28 minutes ago

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Caught in the fighting between Israel and Hamas, Gaza's civilians are increasingly struggling to get by. There is no electricity 21 hours a day because power lines have been hit. Water taps have run dry because there's no p ...more

AP News - 29 minutes ago

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A musical being performed in a New Hampshire park has drawn some noise complaints, but the deputy police chief says he's "not giving Shrek a ticket.""Shrek the Musical" is enjoying a summer run in the seacoast city of Por ...more

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MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) — Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.Authorities say the 3-year-old boy who was wearing only a diaper climbed into the Jeep Tuesday evening and knocked it ...more

AP News - 33 minutes ago

VENICE, Fla. (AP) — A small plane crash-landed on a remote Florida Gulf Coast beach, killing a Georgia man and critically injuring his 9-year-old daughter as they walked along the shore.The 1972 Piper Cherokee lost a wheel, damaged a wing and sm ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.Technology trendsetters Apple Inc., Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and Netflix Inc. all mined foreign countries to p ...more