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DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A former volunteer firefighter who hoped for a career in law enforcement was convicted Thursday of killing his pregnant wife, as jurors in his third trial rejected his claims that an unknown intruder shot her.Jurors found ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday.The p ...more

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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — New federal data show Texas, New York, Florida and California are receiving the most unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border.The data published Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services' Administra ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — John Malkovich and Benedict Cumberbatch each made their Comic-Con debuts — as themselves and as their first animated characters.The two actors were in San Diego Thursday to offer an early look at DreamWorks Animation's "Penguins ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive was charged after police say he tried to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a loaded handgun.Ronald William Prestage, 59, of Camden, South Carolina, was arrested ...more

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Major U.S. stock indexes ended roughly where they began Thursday, despite investors having to work through a busy day of corporate earnings and two economic reports.On Thursday:The Dow Jones industrial average lost 2.83 points, or 0.02 pe ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues," some involving rituals where students were pressured to march in their unde ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar has fined Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $5,000 for a weight violation in the car driven by Luca Filippi at Toronto.The series also fined A.J. Foyt Racing $1,000 for a technical violation on the No. 14 car driven by T ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Only Wall Street could make the buying and selling of more than 3 billion shares look like nothing happened.Major U.S. stock indexes ended roughly where they began Thursday, despite investors having to work through a busy day of ...more