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Authorities: Explosion near NAACP office targeted accountant

DENVER (AP) — The man behind a small explosion last month that rattled nerves because of its proximity to a Colorado NAACP office was actually targeting an accountant he was upset with, according to court documents filed Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Multiple suicide bombings in Libya kill at least 45

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Multiple suicide car bombings struck an eastern Libyan town, killing at least 45 people on Friday not far from a main base of the Islamic State group's Libyan offshoot. The group claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it came in retaliation for recent Egyptian airstrikes that avenged the beheading of 21 Christian hostages by Libyan Islamic State militants.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Ex-Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell sentenced to 1 year

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell was sentenced Friday to one year and 1 day in prison for her role in a bribery scheme that destroyed her husband's political career.

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Greece and eurozone creditors reach deal, official says

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its European creditors have reached a deal over the country's request to extend its bailout.

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Lawyer: Teen infected by 'superbug' struggling to survive

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 18-year-old student is struggling to survive after he was infected by a "superbug" outbreak tied to contaminated medical instruments at a Los Angeles hospital, his attorney said.

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Teen neighbor arrested in road-rage killing of Vegas mother

 

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police took an important step toward solving the mystery surrounding the road-rage killing of a Las Vegas mother outside her home, arresting a teenage neighbor who had a history with the family that reached a boiling point the night of the shooting.

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Dollar Drag: surging buck hits US corporate earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest obstacle for Coca-Cola and Pepsi these days isn't tied to taste tests, the declining popularity of sugary drinks or even their century-long rivalry. It's the surging U.S. dollar.

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Ukraine: Rebels still attacking despite alleged cease-fire

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in the past 24 hours and Russia is sending more tanks into Ukraine despite a cease-fire that was supposed to take effect five days ago, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Friday.

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