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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:25:00 EDT
Obama opens 4-country, Asia-Pacific trip in Tokyo
Opening a four-country swing through the Asia-Pacific region, President Barack Obama is aiming to promote the U.S. as a committed economic, military and political partner, but the West's dispute with Russia over...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:24:00 EDT
9 indicted in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father
As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:04:00 EDT
Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip
Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting Japan's Yasukuni war shrine this week, saying he was misled to see it as only a place of prayer.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:54:00 EDT
Pro-Russian insurgents hold journalist captive
Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine admitted on Wednesday that they are holding an American journalist who has not been seen since early Tuesday.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:14:00 EDT
Bomb, shooting in Egypt kills 2 police officers
A senior Egyptian police officer was killed after an explosive device placed under his car went off in a western Cairo suburb on Wednesday while another officer died in a raid on a militant hideout in the country's...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:04:00 EDT
Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'
A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:04:00 EDT
Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt
Authorities say unidentified material that washed ashore in southwestern Australia is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:04:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:34:00 EDT
Captain who left doomed ferry had 40 years at sea
A colleague calls Capt. Lee Joon-seok the nicest person on the ship. With more than 40 years' experience at sea, Lee could speak with eloquence about the romance and danger of a life spent on ships.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:44:00 EDT
Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs
Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday, after the avalanche deaths of 16 of their colleagues exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay,...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:44:00 EDT
AP PHOTOS: Syrians on treacherous trek to safety
As the late-day sun slipped behind the mountains in front of them, a ragtag group of around a dozen Syrians desperate to flee their country's bloody civil war set off on their treacherous nighttime trek across the...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:24:00 EDT
Pujols 1st to hit HRs No. 499, 500 in same game
Albert Pujols smiled as he explained why he felt the need to apologize to his wife for hitting homer No. 500 so quickly after No. 499.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:15:00 EDT
Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying
Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday only a few miles from the farm where prosecutors say he orchestrated the 1993 killing of a couple whose cows he wanted to steal.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:15:00 EDT
Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate
To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it's the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:15:00 EDT
Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials
The Senate's forthcoming report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terrorist suspects at the Guantanamo Bay...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:14:00 EDT
Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines
Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:54:00 EDT
Former Iron Curtain still barrier for deer
The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:44:00 EDT
Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying
Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993 as part of a plot to steal their cows.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:44:00 EDT
Pope John XXIII launched Vatican II and then some
On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:36:00 EDT
Syrian rebels make last stand for Homs
Weakened Syrian rebels are making their last desperate stand in Homs, as forces loyal to President Bashar Assad launch their harshest assault yet to expel them from the central city, once known as the capital of the...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:36:00 EDT
SKorea ferry toll hits 150 as search gets tougher
The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 150, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:35:00 EDT
Some drama off-camera in Mideast conflict film
An American director's short film about an Israeli army raid in a Palestinian refugee camp ends with a surprise - literally involving a rabbit, though not one pulled from a hat. The story told in "The Warren" is meant...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:24:00 EDT
Australia signals deeper search for Malaysian jet
Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that failure to find any clue in the most likely crash site of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet would not spell the end of the search, as officials planned to soon bring in...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:25:00 EDT
Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs
Sherpa guides were leaving Mount Everest's base camp on Wednesday as part of a walkout following the mountain's deadliest disaster, as some expedition companies announced that they were canceling their climbs this...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:24:00 EDT
SKorea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher
The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 146, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:04:00 EDT
Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China
President Barack Obama's travels through Asia aim to reassure partners about the renewed U.S. commitment to the region, with an eye both to China's rising assertiveness and the fast-growing markets that are the...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:44:00 EDT
Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure
A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:24:00 EDT
'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter
The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town from government troops. But it wasn't safe. Robbers grabbed their cash and mobile phones. Then...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:13:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:24:00 EDT
Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date
A woman has been reunited with her Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV that were snatched during her first date with a man she met online.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:24:00 EDT
Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite
Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:24:00 EDT
Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants
The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:54:00 EDT
5 former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders sue over pay
Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders on Tuesday sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to groping...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:44:00 EDT
Ukraine orders new military operation in the east
Ukraine's acting president ordered security forces to resume operations in the country's east on Tuesday after the bodies of two people allegedly abducted by pro-Russia insurgents were found and a military aircraft...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:45:00 EDT
Analysis: Putin likely to ignore West on Ukraine
Since he took over Crimea, President Vladimir Putin has seen his popularity soar and his opposition fall silent. So when the U.S. vice president told Russia to defuse tensions in Ukraine, Putin had few reasons to listen.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:45:00 EDT
Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review
People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:19:00 EDT
Internet TV case: Justices skeptical, concerned
Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:34:00 EDT
Court critical of Ohio law punishing campaign lies
The Supreme Court appears to be highly skeptical of laws that try to police false statements during political campaigns, raising doubts about the viability of such laws in more than 15 states.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:14:00 EDT
Sub records detailed images of WWII wreck
An unmanned submarine has recorded some of the most detailed images of two American ships that sank off the coast of England during World War II, according to the Massachusetts company that surveyed the wreckage to mark...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:54:00 EDT
Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says
A state's voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also laid bare tensions among the justices about a continuing...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:54:00 EDT
Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town
What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:54:00 EDT
Easter morning delivery for space station
Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:54:00 EDT
NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies
John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:26:00 EDT
Navalny's conviction in Russia a chilling message
A Moscow judge on Tuesday left open the possibility of jailing President Vladimir Putin's main critic for years, a sign of Putin's increasingly hard-line rule against opponents.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:25:00 EDT
Armstrong coach Bruyneel banned for 10 years
By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer Lance Armstrong's longtime coach, Johan Bruyneel, was banned for 10 years on Tuesday for helping to organize massive doping on teams led by the disgraced cyclist.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:44:00 EDT
David Moyes out as Manchester United manager
It's some feat to turn one of the world's most storied and valuable sports brands into a mere also-ran in the space of 10 months.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:34:00 EDT
Ukraine orders 'anti-terror' operation to resume
Ukraine's acting president is ordering security forces to resume operations in the country's east, and the Defense Ministry says a military aircraft was struck by gunfire over one of the tensest cities in the region.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:24:00 EDT
In Ukraine's east, mayor held hostage by insurgent
When armed men seized the police station in this eastern Ukrainian city, mayor Nelya Shtepa declared she was on their side. She changed her story a few days later. Then she disappeared - the victim of an apparent abduction...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:14:00 EDT
Expert: Syria has dumped 86 pc of chemical weapons
Syria's government has disposed of more than 86 percent of its total chemical weapons stockpile, according to the watchdog agency charged with overseeing its removal.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:14:00 EDT
Novartis reshapes business with GSK, Lilly deals
Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis AG launched a major overhaul of its business Tuesday, unveiling a series of multibillion-dollar deals with Britain's GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the U.S.'s Eli Lilly & Co. that...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:55:00 EDT
Drones unearth more details about Chaco culture
Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village in New...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:44:00 EDT
Fearing the Icefall: On Everest, dangers are clear
On Everest, everybody knows that the Khumbu Icefall is dangerous. They've known it for generations, since the first great Everest mountaineer, George Mallory, turned away from the Icefall in 1921, insisting it was...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:53:00 EDT
A bipolar doctor probes the brain on 'Black Box'
ABC's brainy new medical drama "Black Box" does a neat trick: It dares viewers to imagine for themselves the cost-benefit ratio of addiction, and does it without taking a firm stand.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:14:00 EDT
Grieving borrowers told to repay student loan
Some student loan borrowers who had a parent or grandparent co-sign the note are finding that they must immediately pay the loan in full if the relative dies.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:03:00 EDT
Profiles of some of SKorean ferry's dead, missing
A bicycle, never ridden. A lipstick prank pulled off by old friends. Mother-daughter conversations that now burn in the memory, laden with regret.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:53:00 EDT
1 year after bombs, Boston Marathon a celebration
Unfinished business. Defiance. Hope, strength and resilience. They used different words but the meaning was the same for thousands of people who were stopped by twin bombings at last year's Boston Marathon and came...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:14:00 EDT
5 potential replacements for Moyes at Man United
A look at five potential full-time replacements for David Moyes as Manchester United manager after his firing on Tuesday:

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:53:00 EDT
No JPII fever in Poland as canonization nears
His death triggered a massive outpouring of grief in Poland. His beatification, an explosion of pride and jubilation. But days before John Paul II is to be declared a saint, many of his countrymen are greeting the landmark...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:24:00 EDT
American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon
A year ago, an injured Meb Keflezighi watched the Boston Marathon from the stands at the finish line on Boylston Street, leaving five minutes before the bombs went off.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:34:00 EDT
US weighs curbing deportations
Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being weighed by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:33:00 EDT
Fugitive in '81 Pennsylvania death nabbed in Texas
A disabled 78-year-old church deacon living quietly in East Texas was arrested Monday by federal agents who said he committed a murder 33 years ago and 1,300 miles away.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:33:00 EDT
Death count in ferry sinking tops 100
One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying a sharply rising number of corpses from a South...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:13:00 EDT
Mexico bids goodbye to 'Gabo,' famed adopted son
Long into the night, the line of mourners stretched for nearly a mile, waiting their turn to file into Mexico City's majestic Palace of Fine Arts and bid farewell to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian Nobel laureate...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:33:00 EDT
Stowaway teen forces review of airport security
A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport's tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii - a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:44:00 EDT
Thousands line up to bid goodbye to Garcia Marquez
With two heads of state and thousands of tearful admirers, Mexico bid farewell on Monday to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian Nobel laureate considered one of the greatest Spanish-language authors of all time.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:02:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:32:00 EDT
Woodson, Corbin fired: Adelman decides to retire
By The Associated Press Mike Woodson and Tyrone Corbin lost their jobs, and Rick Adelman decided it was time to walk away from his.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:25:00 EDT
In show of defiance, 32,000 run Boston Marathon
Some ran to honor the dead and wounded. Others were out to prove something to the world about their sport, the city or their country. And some wanted to prove something to themselves.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:24:00 EDT
Man dies after being shot at federal courthouse
Defendant Siale Angilau was listening to a witness describe gang initiation rituals on Monday when authorities said he grabbed a pen, rushed toward the witness and lunged at him.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:13:00 EDT
US: Russia has 'days, not weeks' to follow accord
Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:53:00 EDT
MARATHON WATCH: Silence, then exultation in Boston
By The Associated Press A look at the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. For further updates, visit http://bigstory.ap.org.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:34:00 EDT
US: Pictures indicate Russian troops in Ukraine
The State Department has released images of soldiers in eastern Ukraine that it says are Russian forces, showing militants wearing similar uniforms and brandishing Russian weapons.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:03:00 EDT
Yemen says strikes on al-Qaida base kill 55
Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes, hit al-Qaida militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen officials said was an assault on a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:54:00 EDT
As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out
After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of Iraq.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:33:00 EDT
Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise
Vice President Joe Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions even as...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:54:00 EDT
Supreme Court considers juice label dispute
Count Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy among consumers who feel misled by a beverage called "Pomegranate Blueberry Flavored Blend of 5 Juices."

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:34:00 EDT
Syria elections set for June 3 amid civil war
Syria called a presidential election for June 3, aiming to give President Bashar Assad a veneer of electoral legitimacy in the midst of a civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people and driven a third of the...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:55:00 EDT
Michelle Obama: 'splurging is the key to life'
Michelle Obama said "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. Her biggest guilty pleasure: French fries.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:35:00 EDT
Study: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury
About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcerated, most caused by assaults, according to a new study that's the latest in a...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:34:00 EDT
Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law
A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:14:00 EDT
Kenya's Rita Jeptoo wins Boston Marathon again
Rita Jeptoo of Kenya successfully defended the Boston Marathon title she said she could not enjoy a year ago after the fatal bombings.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:23:00 EDT
NY court: US must release targeted killings memo
The U.S. government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas, because President Barack Obama and senior...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:14:00 EDT
John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal
Pope John Paul II is rightly credited with having helped bring down communism, of inspiring a new generation of Catholics with a globe-trotting papacy and of explaining church teaching on a range of hot-button issues as...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:03:00 EDT
Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:35:00 EDT
Sherpas consider boycott after Everest avalanche
Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:35:00 EDT
Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?
From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of missing...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:34:00 EDT
High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet
Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:23:00 EDT
Japan PM sends offering to war shrine
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals - long a source of tension with Japan's neighbors China and South Korea.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:43:00 EDT
Troubled history fuels Japan-China tension
Strolling through China's sprawling memorial to a 1937 massacre by Japanese troops, a 64-year-old retired teacher said the incident remains an open wound.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:43:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:36:00 EDT
White House updating online privacy policy
By MARTHA MENDOZA AP National Writer A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:35:00 EDT
5 features an Amazon phone might offer
A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:43:00 EDT
16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight
A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen,...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:33:00 EDT
Sherpas consider boycott after Everest disaster
Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are considering a climbing boycott after the deadliest avalanche in the mountain's history, a move that could seriously disrupt the rest of the climbing season, a mountaineering official...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:44:00 EDT
Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform
The residents of 308 Oquendo Street were jolted awake in the middle of the night by violent shaking and a noise that they likened to a freight train, or an exploding bomb.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:23:00 EDT
Grim work for families as more bodies discovered
There are no names listed as relatives huddle around white signboards to identify bodies from a sunken ferry - just the slimmest of clues about mostly young lives now lost. Many favored hoodies and track pants. One girl...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:34:00 EDT
Prosecutor says 4 ferry crewmembers detained
A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:13:00 EDT
Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado
Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:33:00 EDT
Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help
As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency landing early Monday after one of its tires...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:04:00 EDT
Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76
By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:03:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Monday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:33:00 EDT
Documents detail another delayed GM recall
General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:23:00 EDT
On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security
In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:43:00 EDT
Duncan scores 27 points, Spurs beat Mavs 90-85
The Spurs rode the wide shoulders of Tim Duncan to victory.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:42:00 EDT
Police: Man pelted woman at egg decorating party
Pittsburgh police say a man threw hardboiled eggs at his girlfriend during an Easter egg decorating party, then tried to attack police.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:33:00 EDT
Insurgents kill at least 11 Algerian soldiers
Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in a mountainous region, killing 11 soldiers and wounding five others, the Defense Ministry said Sunday.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:13:00 EDT
AP Photos: Christians seek hope in Easter events
By The Associated Press From the splendor of the Vatican to some of the world's most troubled regions, Christians worldwide sought hope Sunday in their religion's holiest event - the crucifixion...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:13:00 EDT
Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:03:00 EDT
Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east
Within hours of an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming militant Ukrainian nationalists and Russian state...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:03:00 EDT
Reservoir to be flushed because of urinating teen
The mix of 38 million gallons of treated water and one teen's urine has proven unacceptable to Portland officials who plan to flush away the whole lot - the second time in less than three years the city has gone to...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:13:00 EDT
Dealer wanted in US for art fraud nabbed in Spain
A Spanish businessman suspected of having dealt in millions of dollars of fake art has been arrested during Easter festivities in southern Spain, officials said Sunday.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:53:00 EDT
4 French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal
Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria returned home Sunday to joyful families, a presidential welcome and questions about how France managed to obtain their freedom from Islamic extremists.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:42:00 EDT
Mixed feelings for Garcia Marquez in hometown
Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his homeland had a relationship as conflicted as any in the Nobel laureate's twisting and impassioned novels.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:33:00 EDT
Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter
Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:33:00 EDT
Obama: Easter a time to reflect on hope, renewal
President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to draw strength and inspiration from the Easter and Passover holidays.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:33:00 EDT
Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL
Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:32:00 EDT
Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts
It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck?

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:52:00 EDT
Aesthetics-minded Americans decry Paris love locks
Without love, what is Paris? And yet what is a trip to Paris without unfettered vistas of the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre or Notre Dame from bridges over the River Seine?

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:32:00 EDT
Thousands celebrate Easter in Holy Land
Thousands of pilgrims from around the world are celebrating Easter in the Holy Land, commemorating the day when according to Christian tradition Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem two millennia ago.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:02:00 EDT
Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86
Kevin Durant put a dazzling end to Memphis' gritty comeback.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 01:53:00 EDT
13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche
Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:52:00 EDT
Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry
After more than three days of frustration and failure, divers on Sunday finally found a way into a submerged ferry off South Korea's southern shore, discovering more than a dozen bodies inside the ship and pushing the...

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:12:00 EDT
Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face
The rescuers moved quickly, minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:42:00 EDT
NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies
John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:32:00 EDT
Hawks take 1-0 lead by rolling past Pacers 101-93
Atlanta's Jeff Teague demolished the Pacers' grand playoff plan.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:12:00 EDT
Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week
A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane continued to dive Sunday after completing about half of its search on the bottom of the Indian Ocean with no luck, prompting an official to express the...

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:02:00 EDT
Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature
Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:02:00 EDT
SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies
A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:52:00 EDT
Costa Rican a celebrity after certified miracle
On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul II in a newspaper.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:32:00 EDT
Warriors beat Clippers 109-105 in playoff opener
The Golden State Warriors stumbled out of the gate, missing their first eight shots while falling behind by 11 points and forcing coach Mark Jackson to call two timeouts to steady his young team.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:34:00 EDT
Hometown favorite wants to win Boston, for Boston
Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:52:00 EDT
Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Nets
Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity about the Brooklyn Nets during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:12:00 EDT
Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet
Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too...

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:12:00 EDT
Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem
The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox...

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:32:00 EDT
APNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder
A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:52:00 EDT
Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too
When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, too.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:32:00 EDT
At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter
Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the...

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:42:00 EDT
4 French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe
Ten months after their capture in Syria, four French journalists crossed the border into neighboring Turkey and reached freedom Saturday, though dozens more remain held in the country's chaotic civil war.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:42:00 EDT
Fiat and Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China
Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind...

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:21:00 EDT
MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off
Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing...

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:42:00 EDT
Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversial leader?
It's Sunday, and 15,000 people are seated in the enormous arena-like church, fanning themselves against the dusty humid air in Nigeria.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:21:00 EDT
Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant
His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition,...

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:51:00 EDT
Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice
Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that...

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:41:00 EDT
Religion builds bridges in ethnically split Cyprus
An unexpected moment during the Good Friday service in a long-abandoned church in Cyprus' breakaway north illustrated how religion is helping to bring together Christian Greek Cypriots and Muslim Turkish Cypriots on...

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:31:00 EDT
4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed
Four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June have been released, France's presidential palace said Saturday.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:21:00 EDT
Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0
At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:11:00 EDT
Prosecutor says mate steering waters for 1st time
A prosecutor says that the third mate steering a South Korean ferry at the time of a major accident was navigating those waters for the first time.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:52:00 EDT
4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered
By The Associated Press Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of...

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:22:00 EDT
From Clinton to Obama, many parallels
Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:51:00 EDT
Datsyuk's late goal lifts Detroit over Boston 1-0
The Boston Bruins worked all season to get home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:41:00 EDT
Canadiens top Lightning again for 2-0 series lead
The Montreal Canadiens are gaining confidence with every playoff victory.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:32:00 EDT
Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12
Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the...

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:02:00 EDT
Sudden movement raises alarm in Wyoming slide area
A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson sped up significantly Friday, splitting a house in two, causing a huge uplift in a road and a Walgreens parking lot, and threatening to destroy several other...

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:51:00 EDT
Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested
The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need - three of whom were seen lifeless in the...

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:51:00 EDT
Wyatt Earp gun sells for $225,000 at auction
A gun thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the famous O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone has sold at auction for $225,000.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:01:00 EDT
Fire destroys 3 homes at Jersey shore community
Three homes have been destroyed by a fire that broke out near the beachfront of a Jersey Shore community.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:32:00 EDT
Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom
A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:32:00 EDT
US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline
The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:32:00 EDT
Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling
In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:21:00 EDT
Ferry captain arrested in South Korea disaster
A prosecutor says the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:11:00 EDT
Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race
Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early...

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:32:00 EDT
Former Blue Angels commander relieved of duty
A Navy officer was relieved of duty Friday because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team, the service said.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:32:00 EDT
Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year
Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse - at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:22:00 EDT
Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine
Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:21:00 EDT
After Algerian landslide, what next?
Algeria's frail president won a fourth term in a landslide victory, but it only masks a bigger question for this oil-rich North African nation - what now? It's still unclear who will eventually succeed the...

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:41:00 EDT
57-nation OSCE plays key Ukraine monitoring role
A 57-nation organization with a history of mediation but no enforcing powers has been tasked with helping to translate diplomatic progress on easing Ukrainian tensions into reality on the ground.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:21:00 EDT
World reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
By The Associated Press Reaction to death of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez:

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:51:00 EDT
Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:31:00 EDT
UK opposition party hires top Obama adviser
Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited David Axelrod - a key figure behind Barack Obama's two presidential victories - to help with its leader's election bid next year.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:01:00 EDT
Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land
Christians in the Holy Land have commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:51:00 EDT
AP PHOTOS: Marking Jesus' journey on Good Friday
By The Associated Press Around the world, Christians are coming together in observance of Good Friday, which they believe was the day Jesus was crucified.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:40:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:20:00 EDT
Brewers seek to rekindle Belgium's love of beer
The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. Owner Leza Wauters, a tough 87-year-old, is holding on to her business but can't say how much longer. Sooner or...

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:11:00 EDT
Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ
Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday...

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:00:00 EDT
Vice principal saved from Korea ferry found hanged
Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree.

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:50:00 EDT
Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs
In the first period, Ryan Miller looked like the goalie who limped home 0-5. For the final 80 minutes, 26 seconds, the St. Louis Blues saw the cool, confident backstop they acquired to make the deep playoff run they've...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:54:00 EDT
Giggs to be assisted by former teammates
Ryan Giggs will be assisted by former teammates Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville during his spell as interim manager of Manchester United following the dismissal of David Moyes.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:34:00 EDT
FIFA suspends Barcelona transfer ban during appeal
Barcelona was cleared Wednesday to sign new players during the offseason after FIFA froze the Spanish soccer club's one-year transfer embargo pending an appeal.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:34:00 EDT
Pacers rally past Hawks 101-85 to even series
The Pacers got tired of talking trash.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:24:00 EDT
Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take 2-0 lead
This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:24:00 EDT
Rangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead
While his teammates mobbed him after a late goal, Dan Carcillo trash-talked with Flyers fans through the glass before hitting the bench for a celebration.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:04:00 EDT
Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:36:00 EDT
Cardinals player to be sentenced for assault plea
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for his guilty plea to a charge that he assaulted a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:24:00 EDT
Sharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 series lead
After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San Jose Sharks forward attributed his knack for postseason heroics to one...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:14:00 EDT
Europe recovery shows signs of strengthening
A closely-watched survey has found business activity across the 18-country eurozone running at a three-year high, in perhaps the clearest sign yet that the economic recovery is gaining momentum.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:34:00 EDT
Greece reaches milestone, opens way for assistance
The European Union says Greece has reached a major financial milestone that was required if it were to be granted more debt relief.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:24:00 EDT
Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools
Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine. The program, launched in a pilot program earlier this year, is now...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:04:00 EDT
Finalists named in Bloomberg European city contest
Amsterdam wants to create an online game to get unemployed young people engaged in finding jobs across Europe. Schaerbeek, Belgium, envisions using geothermal mapping to give households personalized rundowns of steps to...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:34:00 EDT
Shares mixed on lackluster China data
Shares were mixed Wednesday, as weak data from China sapped the upward momentum from an overnight rally on a flurry of deals in the pharmaceutical sector.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:35:00 EDT
Ericsson in $260 million first-quarter profit
Wireless equipment maker Ericsson says first-quarter profit increased to 1.7 billion kronor ($260 million) mainly because of restructuring and licensing income even as revenue fell by 9 percent compared to the same period...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:24:00 EDT
Toyota sells 2.58 million vehicles, outselling GM
Toyota kept its position at the top in global vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:14:00 EDT
Amnesty: Qatar fails to protect domestic workers
An international human rights group has slammed Qatar for failing to protect foreign maids and other domestic workers from exploitation, adding pressure on the Gulf state over its labor practices as it gears up to host the...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:04:00 EDT
Australia lifts F-35 order from 14 to 72 fighters
Australia announced Wednesday that it had increased its order for F-35 Joint Strike Fighters by 58 to 72 to be fully operational by 2023 in a declaration of confidence in the troubled stealth war plane.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:14:00 EDT
UN study: Cellphones can improve literacy
A study by the U.N. education agency says cellphones are getting more and more people to read in countries where books are rare and illiteracy is high.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:44:00 EDT
Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon
For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:46:00 EDT
Splashy plan for pool in NYC's East River unveiled
Forget schlepping to Jones Beach or down the Jersey Shore. A Brooklyn design team said Tuesday that New York's East River could be the next great place for a summer swim.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:46:00 EDT
Comcast 1Q earns surge on upbeat NBC results
Comcast Corp. said Tuesday that its first-quarter net income rose by 30 percent as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC, helped by the Winter Olympics in Sochi and Jimmy Fallon's elevation as host of "The Tonight...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:24:00 EDT
AT&T had strong 1Q on wireless installment plans
AT&T's wireless business had a strong first quarter as the company added more than 1 million subscribers and benefited from an installment plan that permits frequent phone upgrades.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:04:00 EDT
FedEx sued over deadly California bus crash
The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:25:00 EDT
Soldier faces hearing in killings of Iraqi boys
A U.S. soldier accused of deliberately killing two unarmed teenage boys as they herded cattle in Iraq seven years ago is due in military court.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:14:00 EDT
Judge to mull Chelsea Manning name change request
A Kansas judge on Wednesday will consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley, as she continues serving a 35-year sentence for passing loads of classified U.S. government...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:14:00 EDT
Republican activists push party on gay marriage
As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions, part of a broader campaign to get the GOP to appeal to...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:24:00 EDT
Harris channels 'Hedwig' when audience acts unruly
Neil Patrick Harris knows that his character Hedwig speaks directly to the audience throughout his Broadway show, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." So he understands how things can sometimes get unruly.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:44:00 EDT
Letterman gets visit from his successor, Colbert
Stephen Colbert, who will take over for a retiring David Letterman on CBS' "Late Show" next year, revealed Tuesday that he almost worked for Letterman - twice.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:54:00 EDT
Drew Barrymore welcomes second baby girl
Drew Barrymore is now a mommy of two.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:46:00 EDT
Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in Philly
Jon Bon Jovi's hit tune "Who Says You Can't Go Home?" took on new meaning Tuesday as the rock star cut the ribbon on a namesake housing development for low-income residents and the formerly homeless in Philadelphia.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:44:00 EDT
Indian film awards arrive in Tampa, Fla., but why?
The so-called Bollywood Oscars have been held in Macau, Singapore, London - and now, Tampa?

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:04:00 EDT
Ex-Fox exec denies allegations in sex abuse suit
A former Fox television executive on Tuesday denied allegations that he sexually abused a teen through a sex ring involving underage children.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:24:00 EDT
Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial
A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word "murder" across his neck might prejudice a jury, so he is asking for a professional tattoo artist to remove or...

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:14:00 EDT
Lucey is tops in Iowa's 'Beautiful Bulldog' event
Lucey is a slobbering 18-month-old pooch whose human family dreams of making her a therapy dog.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:33:00 EDT
Lucey tops in Iowa's 'Beautiful Bulldog' event
Lucey is a slobbering 18-month-old pooch whose human family dreams of making her a therapy dog.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:13:00 EDT
Man avoids $525 fine for refill at SC hospital
A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning.

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:13:00 EDT
Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies off
A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:42:00 EDT
Professor: 'Game of Thrones' pic got me suspended
A New Jersey professor claims he was suspended over an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones" that he says a school official perceived as a threat.

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