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Judge orders US release of military detainee abuse photos

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. must release photographs showing abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, a federal judge has ruled in a long-running clash over letting the world see potentially disturbing images of how the military treated prisoners.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Afghan president to embark on landmark Washington visit

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — As the Afghan president heads to the United States on his first trip to Washington as head of state, the landmark visit offers a chance for both sides to start afresh and wipe the slate clean on the legacy of troubled U.S-Afghan relations.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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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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