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Navy: Base shooting suspect didn't have own weapon

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 16:27
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- A civilian approaching a Navy destroyer at the world's largest naval base late at night took a weapon from a sailor who was standing watch and used it to shoot and kill another sailor who was trying to help his embattled colleague, Navy officials said Tuesday....
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Birth control rule seems to divide Supreme Court

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 16:08
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama's health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees' preventive care plans....
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Obama to propose ending NSA's phone call sweep

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 15:56
WASHINGTON (AP) -- To assuage privacy concerns, the White House and some lawmakers are pushing forward with changes to a surveillance program that would leave the bulk storage of millions of Americans' telephone records in the hands of phone companies, even though they are convinced the information now held by the government is protected and question whether the changes would actually do more to protect privacy....
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18, 108, 176? How many missing from landslide?

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 14:00
SEATTLE (AP) -- Three days after a huge landslide destroyed a small community in rural Washington state, authorities still had no firm idea how many people were missing, possibly buried in the tangled mess of mud, trees and debris. And the potential number keeps fluctuating wildly - first it was 18, then 108, then 176....
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HTC updates One phone, emphasizes metal design

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 13:58
NEW YORK (AP) -- HTC is updating its flagship HTC One smartphone by giving it a larger screen, better software and more camera features....
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Satellite clue ends wild theories, hope for MH370

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:13
Over an extraordinary 17 days and nights, until the moment Malaysia's prime minister stepped to a lectern to deliver investigators' sobering new findings, the fate of vanished Flight 370 hung on morbid conjecture and fragile hope....
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Obama warns Russia against further Ukraine advance

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:29
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the United States is concerned about further encroachment by Russia into Ukraine....
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US lobbies Vatican for pope visit in 2015

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:21
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- U.S. officials urged Pope Francis to put Philadelphia on his 2015 travel agenda Tuesday, making a pilgrimage to Rome to lobby for his participation at a church meeting for families that has taken on new resonance with Francis' focus on family issues and divorce....
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Baby gorilla with mom at San Diego Zoo

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:14
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Zoo says an infant gorilla that was successfully treated for pneumonia after a cesarean section delivery is in her mother's arms for the first time....
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Report out on marathon bombing suspect's friend

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:45
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida prosecutor says a friend of one of the Boston marathon suspects threatened an FBI agent and a Massachusetts state trooper with a long pole before the Chechen man was fatally shot....
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Time, uncertainty make plane hunt uniquely hard

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:15
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Not one object has been recovered from the missing airliner that Malaysian officials are now convinced plunged into the southern Indian Ocean 17 days ago. Some of the pieces are likely 3,500 meters (11,500 feet) underwater. Others are bobbing in a fickle system of currents that one oceanographer compares to a pinball machine. And by now, they could easily be hundreds of kilometers (miles) away from each other....
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Novel analysis helped narrow Malaysian jet search

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 07:16
HONG KONG (AP) -- Investigators are closer to solving an international aviation mystery thanks to a British communications satellite and classroom physics....
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Chinese relatives of passengers protest at embassy

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 05:10
BEIJING (AP) -- Furious that Malaysia has declared their loved ones lost in a plane crash without physical evidence, Chinese relatives of the missing marched Tuesday to the Malaysian Embassy, where they threw plastic water bottles, tried to rush the gate and chanted, "Liars!"...
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76ers' skid reaches 25 games

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:54
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Brett Brown and the young Philadelphia 76ers are closing in on some dubious NBA history....
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LA doctors practice speeding up trauma care

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:04
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- Before the car-wreck victim reached the emergency room, doctors, residents and nurses at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center knew what to expect by glancing at their smartphones....
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Race is on to find Malaysia airliner's black boxes

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 00:19
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Time is running out to find the crucial keys that could solve the mystery of how and why Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went down....
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Coastal Calif. town knows sorrows mudslides bring

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 21:39
As with Oso, Wash., the coastal Southern California town of La Conchita knows the sorrows that a major mudslide can unleash. In 2005, a wall of debris slammed down from a bluff soaked by winter storms, killing 10 people and damaging or destroying 36 homes....
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