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Convicted in girl's running death, grandma faces death

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Jurors who convicted an Alabama woman in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter soon must decide whether to recommend she should die for the crime or spend the rest of her life in prison.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Can't remember your password? Here are 2 new ways to log in

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tired of trying to remember a different password for each of your online accounts? Or worried about re-using the same password too many times? You're not alone. Tech experts agree that traditional passwords are annoying, outmoded and too easily hacked.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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Fracking: US tightens rules for chemical disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, a controversial drilling technique that has sparked an ongoing boom in natural gas production across the country.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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FBI awaits autopsy in hanging of black man in Mississippi

PORT GIBSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi sheriff said Friday that a black man found hanging from a tree did not appear to have stepped off of anything before he died.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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US stocks rise on rebound in oil, strong company results

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were moving higher Friday as oil prices recovered from their decline the previous day. Strong earnings from Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants and Nike also helped lift the market. The Nasdaq composite index was close to reaching the all-time high it set at the height of the dot-com bubble.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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US opens criminal inquiry of resigning Illinois congressman

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is investigating the congressional expenses and business deals of Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, and FBI agents have begun issuing subpoenas to witnesses, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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State bills would limit access to officer body camera videos

 

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — State legislators are pushing to make it much harder to release police officer body camera videos, undermining their promise as a tool people can use to hold law enforcement accountable.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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In Netanyahu call, Obama says US reassessing peace approach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid new tensions between two allies, President Barack Obama on Thursday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the U.S. is reassessing its approach to Israeli-Palestinian peace in light of Netanyahu's pre-election comments rejecting the establishment of a Palestinian state.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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