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Boy buried by avalanche tried to bite his way out

NEW YORK (AP) — An 8-year-old western Montana boy who spent about an hour buried in the snow after a deadly avalanche roared into his backyard says he tried to "lick and bite" his way out before becoming tired and falling asleep.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.

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Heavier sanctions on Russia could backfire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Underlying talk about taking harsh punitive measures against Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine are economic complications and worries that sanctions levied against Moscow could backfire on the U.S. and Europe.

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Fire destroys another Heidelberg house in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — A house covered in stuffed animals and dolls that was a key part of the Heidelberg Project in Detroit became the latest casualty Friday in a 10-month string of suspicious fires that has devastated much of the long-running interactive outdoor art installation.

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A look at US job market on eve of February data

WASHINGTON (AP) — In advance of the February jobs report being released Friday, the U.S. economy has been skating on an icy patch.

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Half of millennials more likely to lean Democratic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Young adults like to think of themselves as independent, but when it comes to politics, they're more likely than not to lean to the left.

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Experts: Case of burned Texas boy problematic

CONROE, Texas (AP) — Now that prosecutors have persuaded a judge that a Texas man accused of setting an 8-year-old boy on fire as a teenager can be tried as an adult for murder, securing a conviction in a case where the victim died 13 years after the attack could prove difficult, legal experts say.

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Opening statements to begin in general's sex trial

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Opening statements were set to begin Friday in the court-martial of an Army general accused of sexually assaulting a captain under his command with whom he had a three-year affair.

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