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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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Utah woman charged with murder in baby deaths

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah woman was charged Monday with six counts of first-degree murder in the killing of her six babies over a decade, but she cannot face the death penalty if convicted, prosecutors said.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 April 2014

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Minimum wage approaches likely Senate rejection

WASHINGTON (AP) — The push by President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to raise the federal minimum wage seems ready to join the parade of issues that gets buried in Congress but — the party hopes — propels voters to the polls this November.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 April 2014

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