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Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to prevent the crimes in the first place.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line

BOSTON (AP) — A man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line late Tuesday, the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings, had a rice cooker in his backpack and was being charged with possession of a hoax device, police said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anxious students — not to mention their parents — can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Supremacist faces murder charges in Kansas deaths

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white supremacist accused in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014

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Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — France's ambassador says the members of the U.N. Security Council fell silent after viewing a series of ghastly photographs of dead Syrian civil war victims. The pictures show people who were emaciated, with their bones protruding, and some bearing the marks of strangulation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014

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Police: Suspected killers wore GPS devices

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Two convicted sex offenders dutifully checked in with police every month and wore their GPS trackers around the clock — the rules of parole that are designed to tip off authorities if a freed felon backslides.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014

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