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FBI identifies man killed in NSA shooting

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up to "party" at a motel, police said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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US to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States pledged Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as its contribution to a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm over a new law that has much of the country portraying Indiana as a state of intolerance.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Marathon bombing jurors see autopsy photos, prosecutors rest

BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by an 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 terror attack.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Officials: Iran nuke talks to continue in new phase

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Wrapping up six days of marathon nuclear talks with mixed results, Iran and six world powers prepared Tuesday to issue a general statement agreeing to continue talks in a new phase aimed at reaching a final agreement to control Iran's nuclear ambitions by the end of June, officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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NYC blast probe highlights problem of stealing gas

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a run-of-the-mill complaint — a smell of gas — with a troubling explanation: Someone had improperly tapped into a Manhattan building's gas line, and it was leaking.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Questions remain in officer-involved shooting at NSA

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The warnings are strong and security is always tight, but most drivers are versed in the daily routine as thousands of employees and contractors stream through the closely guarded entrance to the National Security Agency.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Surplus symbols: How many state bugs and beans do we need?

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Whoopie pies, the K4s steam locomotive, the Carolina Shag and Harney silt loam share a common bond: Each is a treasured member of the eclectic and, some say, out-of-control state symbol club.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 March 2015

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