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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A man accused of beheading a woman at an Oklahoma food processing plant has been ordered held without bond and wants a Muslim to be named as his court-appointed lawyer.Alton Nolen is charged with first-degree murder in the d ...more

AP News - 7 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slumping to a third straight loss as investors fret over poor economic news.Airline stocks sank over worries that the first diagnosis of Ebola in the U.S. would cause people to curtail their travel plans. American ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from "even its closest allies" and raise questions about its commitment to seeking peace wi ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Beheading suspect ordered held without bond in alleged attack in suburban Oklahoma City. ...more

AP News - 14 mins ago

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A jury has found a Florida man guilty of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager after an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store.The jury reached its verdict Wednesday after more t ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco launched free Wi-Fi access at more than 30 public parks, plazas and recreation areas on Wednesday, thanks to a grant from Google."Wi-Fi in our city's parks is another step toward a larger vision of connectivity ...more

AP News - 23 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Kagan had been in prison for murder for more than a decade when doubts about his guilt arose from an uncommon source: the former judge who had convicted him.The reason was more extraordinary still: The now-retired, white j ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

DETROIT (AP) — Emergency manager Kevyn Orr testified in bankruptcy court Wednesday that when he took over Detroit's finances, he found a city with poor services for residents, next to no cash flow and significant neighborhood blight.Orr, who was ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

RUTLEDGE, Tenn. (AP) — A former police officer has pleaded guilty to murdering two people during a Tennessee pharmacy robbery last year.District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn said in a phone interview that 38-year-old Jason Holt on Wednesday was s ...more

AP News - 25 mins ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Nevada prison investigator says a self-described pimp who admits bribing a guard to obtain cellphones behind bars was plotting an escape before his death penalty trial in a fatal Las Vegas Strip shooting and fiery crash.David ...more