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Officials: Convicted murderer escapes Mich. prison

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IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A convicted murderer serving life behind bars in Michigan for four 1993 slayings is at large after he escaped from prison and apparently abducted a woman who fled his grips when he stopped for gas in Indiana, authorities said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 February 2014

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Nothing controversial in Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK (AP) — What Super Bowl ads will people discuss over the water cooler a day after the big game?

Last Updated on Monday, 03 February 2014

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Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC apartment

NEW YORK (AP) — He was only 46, busy as ever and secure in his standing as one of the world's greatest actors.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 February 2014

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Boston could prove sympathetic to bombing suspect

BOSTON (AP) — Given the powerful grief and anger over the Boston Marathon bombing, Boston would seem to be a particularly hostile place for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to stand trial. But it might just be his best hope of escaping a death sentence.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014

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Obama running out of reasons to reject Keystone XL

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is running out of reasons to say no to Keystone XL, the proposed oil pipeline that's long been looming over his environmental legacy.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014

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Wal-Mart, Amazon show changing shopping habits

NEW YORK (AP) — The financial strains and shifting shopping habits of Americans have led to uneven fortunes for retailers.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014

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Ex-NY mayor Bloomberg named UN climate envoy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg was appointed Friday to be the U.N. special envoy for cities and climate change, a position that will give the billionaire businessman and philanthropist an international stage to press for action to combat global warming.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014

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Child who survived deadly Ky. fire recuperating

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A girl who escaped a western Kentucky house fire that killed her mother and eight siblings is communicating with her hospital nurses.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014

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