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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man has been charged with conspiracy in a plot to bomb the Fort Riley military base, according to a court document unsealed Tuesday.Alexander E. Blair, 28, of Topeka is accused of conspiring with another Topeka man ...more

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — National park rangers and other federal law enforcement officers kept watch without intervening as dozens of antler hunters in western Wyoming gathered for what turned out, for some, to be an ill-fated rush to cross an ice-cold ra ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden told the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq that the United States remains committed to a united, federal and democratic Iraq.The White House says Obama an ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets wore NYPD hats and held a moment of silence before Tuesday night's game against Baltimore to honor a police officer who was shot and killed this week while on duty.Officer Brian Moore died Monday, two days after ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In a story April 30 about Arctic cod research, The Associated Press reported erroneously the increase in sea surface temperature in the Chukchi Sea estimated by NOAA scientists. The estimate is .9 degrees per decade, not 1.8 de ...more

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RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) — Police say a worshipper leaving a prayer service at a Dallas-area mosque was slightly hurt after being attacked in the parking lot by two men who fled.Richardson police Sgt. Kevin Perlich (PER'-lik) said Tuesday that the ...more

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Relaxing with a cup of coffee in the Minnesota Twins' clubhouse one day last year at spring training, Eddie Guardado looked around.All the heads he saw were down."Nobody's talking to anybody," said Guardado, then a gues ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas air ambulance service is returning to the air more than a week after one of its flight nurses fell to her death from a helicopter hoist.STAR Flight program director Casey Ping said its aircraft will resume emergency ...more

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal jury in North Dakota did not reach a decision Tuesday in the case of a man accused in a Jamaican lottery scam that authorities say cost victims around the country millions of dollars.Sanjay Williams, 25, of Monteg ...more

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are praising the heroism of a UPS driver who risked his life to rescue a man who jumped into a river in Illinois.When 40-year-old Jeff Hermanson of Rockford saw the man in the Rock River Tuesday, he parked his t ...more