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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for a New Jersey detective charged with killing a Maryland man say their client thought he, his wife and three children were in danger when he fired his gun during a confrontation fueled by road rage.But Anne Arunde ...more

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A man arrested in connection with the bomb threat that closed the University of Louisiana-Lafayette on July 16 also is a suspect in an attempted bank robbery that same day, authorities said Tuesday.At a news conference, Laf ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags.The white flags — international symbols of surrender — fluttered Tuesday from poles on the stone supports that hold cables above the bridg ...more

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A destructive wildfire in Washington state has grown slightly but firefighters have made progress in their efforts to get it under control.Fire spokeswoman Jessica Payne said the Carlton Complex of fires in north-central Wa ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down.Employers in the U.S. are creating jobs at the fastest pace since the late 1990s and the economy finally looks ready to expand at a health ...more

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez says a dispute over records the defense had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved, though it's unclear whether the documents were turned over.Hernandez attorney Michael Fee s ...more

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money.The Belleville News-Democrat (http://bit.ly/1kPMozA ) reports that a "For Sale" sign is in ...more

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WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A manager at Williston's airport says all flights in and out of the oil patch town have been canceled because of smoke at the scene of a massive fire.Sloulin Field International Airport assistant airport manager Anthony Du ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Working to stem the fraying of ties with a key European ally, President Barack Obama dispatched his chief of staff to Berlin, a diplomatic gesture reflecting Germany's growing indignation about allegations of American spying on its so ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York has ordered around-the-clock negotiations aimed at averting a second debt default by Argentina in 13 years.Judge Thomas Griesa issued the order Tuesday.The proceeding added to the drama surround ...more