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After 3 decades, NC man freed from prison

 

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's longest-serving death row inmate and his younger half brother walked out as free men Wednesday, three decades after they were convicted of raping and murdering an 11-year-old girl who DNA evidence shows may have been killed by another man.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Warming Gulf of Maine imperils lobster, fish catch

FRIENDSHIP, Maine (AP) — Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region's famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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New Samsung phone with side display for holidays

BERLIN (AP) — Samsung's new smartphones aren't getting bigger, but one will have a side display for quick access to the flashlight, Twitter, news and frequently used apps.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

 

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The international group Doctors Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where people go to die alone."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Obama says beheading videos won't intimidate US

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants after the beheading of a second American journalist and will build a coalition to "degrade and destroy" the group.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

PHOENIX (AP) — An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.

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Photo hacking rekindles digital privacy worries

As the celebrity photo-hacking scandal has made clear, privacy isn't what it used to be.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast fishing ground declared an economic disaster area by the federal government just 14 years ago.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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