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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering civilian federal workers and members of the military a 1 percent pay increase in 2015, the same raise he offered last year citing efforts to keep government costs down during the economic recovery. ...more

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer has been charged with 16 counts that include rape and sexual battery after authorities said he attacked at least seven women while on patrol.Prosecutors on Friday charged 27-year-old Daniel Ho ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — A casino hostess accused in a lawsuit of stealing a list of high-rolling clients from a Maryland casino where she used to work has been banned from contacting the customers until further notice.The Maryland Live Casino in Hanove ...more

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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium — unshaven, his eyes glassy — and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the tough ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday charged a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease with shooting his wife and sister-in-law to death earlier this month.Former Dane County Sheriff's Deputy Andrew Steele, 39 ...more

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BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first, many merchants and elected officials say. ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police are seeking further details about photos that appear to show a Utah woman at a nightclub with a beer sometime before her newborn baby was dumped in a trash can.Authorities said the pictures provided by KSL-TV could g ...more

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Stocks ended higher Friday, propelling the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its fourth record-high close in five days.Investors weighed better-than-expected company earnings against mixed reports on the U.S. economy. Trading was quiet ahead of ...more

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An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa — once more of it can be made.The monkeys were given the drug, ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.They noted the pink scars and disfigured ...more