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The CEO got a huge raise. You didn't. Here's why.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pay for globe-trotting CEOs has soared to new heights, even as most workers remain grounded by paychecks that are barely budging.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by family

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A pregnant woman was stoned to death by her own family in front of a Pakistani high court on Tuesday for marrying the man she loved.

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US to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan at year-end

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will seek to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by the end of 2016, senior administration officials said Tuesday.

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Justices rule for death row inmates with low IQ

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that states must look beyond an intelligence test score in borderline cases of mental disability to determine whether a death row inmate is eligible to be executed.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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Experts: Mass murderers are hard to predict

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes. Sandy Hook school attacker Adam Lanza. And now Elliot Rodger.

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Median CEO pay crosses $10 million in 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — They're the $10 million men and women.

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US plants prepare long-term nuclear waste storage

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nuclear power plants across the United States are building or expanding storage facilities to hold their spent fuel — radioactive waste that by now was supposed to be on its way to a national dump.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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New safety requirements set for Keystone pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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