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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A man accused of beating a Rhode Island junk-car dealer with a two-by-four over a deal gone wrong has been charged with his murder.Forty-eight-year-old Daniel Lastarza was ordered held without bail Tuesday. He is accused ...more

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Officials say an Alabama woman who was doused in gasoline and lit on fire by her ex-boyfriend has died.Jefferson County sheriff's spokesman Randy Christian says in a statement that 49-year-old Deborah Diane Prater died ea ...more

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MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York teenager has pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide in a 2012 high-speed crash that killed four of his friends and split his new car in two.Joseph Beer entered the plea Tuesday.He faces five to 15 ...more

AP News - 13 minutes ago

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A U.S. District Court Judge has ordered the seizure of a vessel carrying about 1 million barrels of Kurdish crude oil about 60 miles off the Galveston coast.The order follows a complaint filed by the Iraqi government, cl ...more

AP News - 17 minutes ago

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The manager of a Florida business where George Zimmerman was questioned by police said Tuesday that Zimmerman was never hired to provide security, despite his claims otherwise to authorities.DeLand police report that two off ...more

AP News - 23 minutes ago

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's Corp. says it has been notified by a labor regulator that it can be named a "joint employer" for workers in its franchisee-owned restaurants.The decision by the National Labor Relations Board was being closely watched ...more

AP News - 26 minutes ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia Tuesday.The U.S. penalties follow tougher sanctions agreed to by European Union leaders earlier in the day.White House spokesman ...more

AP News - 28 minutes ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Aretha Franklin is jazzed about more than music at the Ohio State Fair: She's also looking forward to the food."I love the state fair, and I love the elephant ears," says the Queen of Soul, who is scheduled to perform Thurs ...more

AP News - 29 minutes ago

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Josh Gordon has a new, high-profile teammate to help him fight the NFL.Facing an indefinite suspension, Cleveland's talented wide receiver has hired attorney Maurice Suh to represent him at his appeal hearing with the league t ...more

AP News - 32 minutes ago

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — US appeals court panel strikes down law that could have closed only Miss. abortion clinic. ...more