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Cobra loose in Los Angeles suburb can be deadly

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Southern California animal control officers hunted Wednesday for a highly venomous cobra that bit a dog and then slithered off into a suburban Los Angeles neighborhood.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 September 2014

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Detroit-area man gets 17 years in porch shooting

DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch instead of calling police was sentenced Wednesday to at least 17 years in prison after telling the victim's family he would carry "guilt and sorrow forever."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Number of child immigrants at border declining

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of immigrant children caught alone illegally crossing the Mexican border into the United States continued to decline in August, according to figures disclosed Wednesday by the Homeland Security Department.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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After 3 decades, NC man freed from prison

 

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's longest-serving death row inmate and his younger half brother walked out as free men Wednesday, three decades after they were convicted of raping and murdering an 11-year-old girl who DNA evidence shows may have been killed by another man.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Warming Gulf of Maine imperils lobster, fish catch

FRIENDSHIP, Maine (AP) — Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region's famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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New Samsung phone with side display for holidays

BERLIN (AP) — Samsung's new smartphones aren't getting bigger, but one will have a side display for quick access to the flashlight, Twitter, news and frequently used apps.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

 

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The international group Doctors Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that treatment centers in West Africa have been "reduced to places where people go to die alone."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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Obama says beheading videos won't intimidate US

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the United States will not be intimidated by Islamic State militants after the beheading of a second American journalist and will build a coalition to "degrade and destroy" the group.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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