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Docs: Dead marathon suspect tied to 2011 killings

BOSTON (AP) — Slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was named as a participant in an earlier triple homicide by a man who was subsequently shot to death while being questioned by authorities, according to a filing made by federal prosecutors in the case against his brother, surviving bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 October 2013

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Hundreds rally for Mo. teen in sex assault case

MARYVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A day after a Jackson County prosecutor was named to re-investigate a northwest Missouri teen sexual abuse case, a modest crowd of a few hundred people braved chilly conditions Tuesday night to show support for a girl whose story has drawn worldwide attention.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 October 2013

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FDA warns pet owners of dangerous jerky treats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is asking dog and cat owners to report any problems their pets have had after eating jerky pet treats.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 October 2013

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Police: Middle school shooter got gun from home

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say the student who opened fire on a Nevada middle school campus, wounding two students and killing a teacher, got the weapon from his home.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Sluggish US hiring shows effects of budget impasse

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dim view of the U.S. job market emerged Tuesday with a report that employers cut back on hiring in September just before a partial government shutdown began.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Greek birth certificate probe in 'Maria' case

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A top Greek prosecutor has ordered an emergency nationwide investigation into birth certificates issued in the past six years after an unknown girl was discovered living with her alleged abductors at a Gypsy camp.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Tepid employment data stokes Fed stimulus hopes

NEW YORK (AP) — The prospect of more economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index further into record territory Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Syria opposition weighing negotiations with Assad

LONDON (AP) — Moderate opposition leaders seeking to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad from power have not yet committed to negotiations to create a new government, America's top diplomat said Tuesday, casting new doubt on flagging hopes to end the civil war as quickly as possible.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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