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US general spared prison in sexual misconduct case

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 16:21
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- The Army general at the center of a sexual misconduct case that put the military justice system itself on trial was spared prison Thursday and sentenced to a reprimand and a $20,000 fine - a punishment legal experts, a women's group and members of Congress decried as shockingly light....
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25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:24
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation's largest oil spill....
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Cops: Teen eludes guard, reaches skyscraper spire

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:03
NEW YORK (AP) -- A 16-year-old New Jersey boy described as a thrill-seeker bypassed an inattentive security guard in the middle of the night and climbed a ladder to the spire of 1 World Trade Center, where he apparently took pictures, authorities said Thursday....
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Phelps tested free speech with anti-gay protests

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:56
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Fred Phelps did not care what you thought of his Westboro Baptist Church, nor did he care if you heard its message that society's tolerance for gay people is the root of all earthly evil....
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Health care law has uneven impact on companies

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:40
Sarah Curtis-Fawley will have to offer insurance to her workers at Pacific Pie Co. because of the health care overhaul, and the estimated $100,000 cost means she may have to raise prices or postpone opening a third restaurant....
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Pistorius selling house where he shot Steenkamp

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 12:36
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius is selling the house where he killed Reeva Steenkamp to raise money for his legal bills, the athlete's lawyer said Thursday....
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Guardianship sought for Paul Walker's daughter

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 12:35
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Paul Walker's mother has petitioned to become the legal guardian of the late actor's teenage daughter in accordance with his final wishes....
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Chew on this: Gum loses its pop

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 12:19
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gum seems as appealing as that sticky wad on the bottom of a shoe these days....
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