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More whites than blacks, Latinos approve police striking men

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whites in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than blacks and Hispanics do, at a time when the country is struggling to deal with police use of deadly force against men of color, according to a major American trend survey.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 April 2015

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It was unclear Thursday how much money the entire bag contained.

Utah man returns 75-pound bag of cash found on highway 

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man got a surprise when he stopped to pull a large orange bag off the highway, fearing that it would become a traffic hazard.

The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/1BRXSdg ) the 75-pound bag tumbled out of a truck driving in front of Dan Kennedy on Interstate 80 on Tuesday. When he looked inside, he found stacks of cash.

"I thought it was going to be light. I reached down to grab it, and I couldn't move it," Kennedy said.

Approximately 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide, the sack was filled with smaller bags packed with currency including $50 and $100 bills. Kennedy estimated each of the small bags contained $22,000.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 April 2015

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Commitments made, Iran and 6 powers face tough nuke talks

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With one phase of nuclear talks over, Iran and six world powers now have an ambitious to-do list that — if implemented — will cut significantly into Iran's bomb-capable technology while giving Tehran quick access to bank accounts, oil markets and other financial assets blocked by international sanctions.

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US employers back off, adding only 126,000 workers in March; jobless rate steady at 5.5 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The weakening U.S. economy spilled into the job market in March as employers added only 126,000 jobs — the fewest since December 2013 — snapping a streak of 12 straight months of gains above 200,000.

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US authorities committed to stopping 'homegrown extremists'

NEW YORK (AP) — The disturbing allegations were contained in court papers describing the latest homegrown terror plot thwarted by the FBI and the New York Police Department.

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Hundreds of fishermen rescued amid Indonesian slavery probe

BENJINA, Indonesia (AP) — Hundreds of fishermen raced to be rescued Friday from the isolated Indonesian island where an Associated Press investigation found that many were enslaved to catch seafood that could end up in the United States and elsewhere.

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Menendez case shows many outlets for rich political donors

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hard to limit a rich and willing donor's ability to ingratiate himself with members of Congress, as prosecutors showed this week in their charges against Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J.

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Russia's role in Ukraine seen shifting to training rebels

YENAKIEYEVE, Ukraine (AP) — On a recent spring morning, an important visitor watched Russian-backed rebels conduct infantry maneuvers in eastern Ukraine.

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