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Man convicted on terror charges files appeal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nine years ago the FBI made a startling announcement: A "sleeper cell" of al-Qaida operatives was uncovered in California's Central Valley.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014

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New York City mourns 'hero' firefighter

NEW YORK (AP) — Purple and black bunting hung from the firehouse. Firefighters embraced and wiped away tears. Neighbors, grateful for the man they recently called a hero and stunned by his sudden death, stopped by to say farewell.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014

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Some US-bound air travelers must turn on phones

WASHINGTON (AP) — Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will soon be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights. The measure is intended to enhance aviation security at a time of increased threats.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014

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South Texas shows drama behind illegal immigration

MISSION, Texas (AP) — Deputy Rudy Trevino was patrolling a park along the Texas-Mexico border when he spied movement in the darkness. Swinging his spotlight toward the motion revealed 14 women and children who had just sneaked across the Rio Grande in a small boat.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 July 2014

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Police say mom kills kindergarten teacher in class

PARIS (AP) — Police say the mother of a pupil at a French pre-school stabbed a teacher to death in front of her class Friday, the last day of the school year.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014

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Arthur weakening, downgraded to tropical storm

MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — Businesses on two of North Carolina's barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage before churning north toward Canada and losing strength early Saturday morning.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014

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Palestinian teen burned to death, autopsy shows

JERUSALEM (AP) — A teenager who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists in a revenge attack was burned to death, an autopsy showed Saturday, as clashes fuelled by anger over the case spread into Arab Israeli towns.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014

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US employers added robust 288k jobs in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers accelerated their hiring last month, adding a robust 288,000 jobs and helping drive the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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