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Strong earthquake shakes Mexico's Pacific coast

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A strong earthquake shook the southern Pacific coast of Mexico and several states, including the capital on Thursday, sending frightened people into unseasonal torrential rains that were also bearing down on the coast.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014

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Pakistan frees FBI agent on bail

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan freed an FBI agent on nearly $10,000 bail three days after he was detained carrying knives and ammunition in his bag, officials said, a relatively quick release that was likely to prevent the situation from escalating into a diplomatic spat.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014

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Florida man killed in burned home bought fireworks

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Detectives were not looking for any suspects in the deaths of a family found inside a burning Tampa home, but authorities stopped short Thursday of calling the case a murder-suicide.

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Therapy dog helps troops deal with postwar stress

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — After three deployments to Iraq and three to Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Dennis Swols is agitated, prone to bouts of anger and unable to really talk about his time on the battlefield.

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GM recalls challenge company, frustrate customers

DETROIT (AP) — Nine million parts.

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New frog species found in troubled Indian habitat

NEW DELHI (AP) — Scientists have discovered 14 new species of so-called dancing frogs in the jungle mountains of southern India — just in time, they fear, to watch them fade away.

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Colorado lawmakers approve plan for pot banking

Colorado lawmakers have approved the world's first financial system for the marijuana industry, a network of uninsured cooperatives designed to give pot businesses a way to access basic banking services.

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Ken Burns' 'The Roosevelts' to open PBS season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS said Thursday its fall season will open with a binge-viewing opportunity: a seven-part Ken Burns documentary on the Roosevelt political dynasty.

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