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WASHINGTON (AP) — The defense team in the Blackwater trial attacked the testimony of a key prosecution witness Thursday, telling a jury that the witness lied to federal investigators even after he had sworn to tell the truth in an effort to win lenienc ...more

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man who donated to a South Dakota museum a slightly damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley that is at the center of a custody battle insisted Thursday he had the right to give it away because he owned it.The i ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A woman who admitted to taking her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and ditching him in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas station was convicted Thursday of kidnapping.A federal jury deliberated for about three ho ...more

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ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University football player has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge in a felony drug case against him.The (Elyria) Chronicle-Telegram reports that Tracy Sprinkle pleaded Thursday to ...more

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EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are accusing an Illinois man of inserting sewing needles into packaged ground beef for more than a year at a supermarket in his hometown.Sixty-eight-year-old Ronald Avers of Belleville was charged ...more

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A jury has found a Florida man guilty of killing a 3-month-old boy by tossing the infant out of a moving vehicle.Richard McTear on Thursday was found guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping, battery and aggravated child abus ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, which was later overturned, has arrived in the United States after a flight from Rome.Meriam Ibrahim stopped in Philadelphia briefly ...more

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In a story July 30 about the death of filmmaker Robert Drew, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Drew was shot down in Germany during World War II. He was shot down in Italy.A corrected version of the story is below:Cinema veri ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal mediator is on her way to New York to try to resolve a labor faceoff at the Metropolitan Opera.Thousands of company members face the prospect of losing their paychecks and health care at 12:01 a.m. Friday if company Gen ...more

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OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) — A man accused of killing two girls along a rural Oklahoma road in 2008, but who wasn't arrested until after being questioned in his fiancée's death three years later, pleaded guilty in both cases Thursday.Kevin Sweat, 28, en ...more