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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The suspected mastermind of a three-man escape from a Southern California jail says he never intended to harm anyone during his eight days on the run.In a jailhouse interview, Hossein Nayeri told the Orange County Regist ...more

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NORCO, La. (AP) — Firefighters Saturday used helicopters and airboats to douse a blaze on a train trestle west of New Orleans that left Amtrak service disrupted.St. Charles Parish spokesman Tristin Babin said Saturday afternoon that the fire had ...more

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AVON, Conn. (AP) — Classes at a boys' boarding school have been cancelled after a suspected norovirus outbreak left about 60 students sick.WVIT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1PTGe42) that Avon Old Farms School, in Avon, Connecticut, cancelled classe ...more

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An armed suspect fleeing the scene of a shooting in Florida was injured after an officer shot him in the leg during a chase early Saturday, police said.Two officers, including a training recruit, were investigating repo ...more

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LEABURG, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man is expected to survive being pulled head-first into a wood chipper thanks to his helmet and his foot catching a safety bar.The Register-Guard reports (http://bit.ly/1oe7AYx) the man is in his 20s and was taken ...more

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities said Saturday a man involved in a domestic dispute with his ex-girlfriend fatally shot her two brothers who had arrived at a west Omaha home with a trailer to help her move out, then held the woman hostage during a stando ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former reporter and columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer who mentored scores of aspiring journalists and helped found local and national organizations that advocate for African-American journalists has died. Acel Moore was 75.< ...more

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Team Penske teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski helped rookie Ryan Blaney post a solid lap in Daytona 500 practice Saturday.Logano, Keselowski and Blaney drafted their way to the top three spots in the second pra ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former reporter and columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer who mentored scores of aspiring journalists and helped found local and national organizations that advocate for African-American journalists has died. Acel Moore was 75.< ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Both people involved in bizarre botched robbery over pricey sneakers have been arrested after the victim rammed the teenage robber with his SUV, severing his arm, police said Saturday.Zachary Sam, 17, had arranged online to meet ...more