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HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — "Eddie would go." That's the mantra of the Quiksilver big wave surf competition in memory of Eddie Aikau, a Native Hawaiian surfer famous for riding monster waves and saving hundreds of lives as Waimea Bay's first official lifegu ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is tweaking its timeline.The social media site will let people turn on a setting that lets popular tweets related to people you follow show up first in your timeline, followed by the real-time feed most people on Twitter ...more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a story Feb. 9 about a Connecticut State Police trooper's death in a hunting accident in Texas, The Associated Press reported erroneously the location of Cinco Ranch. It is about 150 miles southwest of San Antonio, not 20 mile ...more

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Criminal charges will not be filed against two Jeffersontown police officers who fired at a robbery suspect and killed him.Commonwealth Attorney Tom Wine released a statement Tuesday saying he cleared officers Dwight Taylo ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The former publisher of the literary magazine Guernica has been named executive director of the National Book Foundation, which presents the National Book Awards.Lisa Lucas succeeds Harold Augenbraum, who announced last year he w ...more

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COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A 1-year-old girl lying in her crib was fatally struck in the head by a bullet at a home in Compton, and authorities are searching Wednesday for two suspects, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.The gunman got out ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Three Baltimore police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case are asking Maryland's second-highest court to block the state from appealing a lower-court ruling barring another officer from testifying against them.Lawyers for ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors are weighing the fate of a rookie New York City police officer who fatally shot an innocent man in a dark public housing stairwell.Deliberations resumed Wednesday at the manslaughter trial of New York Police Department Off ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — For the thousands of Syrian refugees expected to arrive in the U.S. in coming months, the first order of business will be securing the basics — health care, jobs, education and a safe home.But what organizations helping resettle th ...more

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When Brent Burns packs his bags for road trips, the San Jose Sharks defenseman often leaves something behind: his cosmetic teeth."I don't wear them often," he said. "I usually find them in a drawer a couple months down the road and put them some ...more