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Doctor: 3 victims critical in Ga. FedEx shootings

 

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — An armed package handler with bullets strapped across his chest "like Rambo" opened fire Tuesday morning at a FedEx station outside Atlanta, wounding six people before police found the suspect dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot, police and witnesses said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 April 2014

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Tornadoes tear through South, add to US death toll

LOUISVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday morning.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 April 2014

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No-warrant cellphone searches before Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is considering whether police may search cellphones found on people they arrest without first getting a warrant.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 April 2014

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Campus rape addressed by White House task force

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration admonished colleges and universities — "No more turning a blind eye" — in new guidelines designed to stem sexual assaults on campuses and help the victims.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 April 2014

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Lawsuit an unusual challenge to gay marriage ban

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A coalition of clergy members is challenging North Carolina's constitutional ban on gay marriage with an unusual approach in a federal lawsuit: They say it violates their religious freedom.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 April 2014

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Economists back increased US oil and gas exports

NEW YORK (AP) — Whether to allow more exports of U.S. oil and natural gas has become a matter of political debate in Washington. But to economists, the answer is clear: The nation would benefit.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 April 2014

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Attacks hit Syria's 2 major cities, kill 50 people

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A car bomb went off in the central Syrian city of Homs on Tuesday, killing 36 people just hours after a mortar attack on the capital, Damascus, killed 14, government officials and state media said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 April 2014

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Google: Driverless cars are mastering city streets

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google says that cars it has programmed to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists — a critical milestone for any commercially available self-driving car technology.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 April 2014

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