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After bombs found, police say Frein making errors

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — The discovery of two powerful pipe bombs during a massive manhunt in the Pennsylvania woods indicates the fugitive wanted in an ambush on state troopers is stressed out and making mistakes, authorities said as they repeated a call for him to surrender.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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Oklahoma man charged with murder in beheading

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man apparently uttered Arabic words during an attack in which he allegedly severed a co-worker's head, and had "some sort of infatuation with beheadings," but the killing appeared to have more to do with the man's suspension from his job than his recent conversion to Islam, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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Details of presidential security breaches evolve

WASHINGTON (AP) — The embarrassing disclosures about lapses in presidential security just keep coming for the Secret Service.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas — a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014

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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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Colorado high court considers pot firing case

DENVER (AP) — Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, driven to action by a buildup of litter and damage to aquatic ecosystems.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the protests that have clogged the streets with tens of thousands of people in the stiffest challenge to Beijing's authority since China took control of the former British colony in 1997.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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