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Air Force's James aimed 'deep' at nuke corps ills

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Deborah Lee James became top boss of the Air Force seven months ago she had no inkling a nuclear crisis was brewing. But once it erupted in the form of exam-cheating by dozens of missile launch officers, she quickly announced conclusions that no Air Force leader before her had dared state publicly.

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Bill would speed removals of Central American kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Texas lawmakers announced legislation Monday to speed removals of tens of thousands of Central American kids from the U.S.-Mexico border, as Washington groped for a solution to the mounting crisis.

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Shipwrecked Concordia floated for tow to Genoa

GIGLIO, Italy (AP) — The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping, 30 months after it struck a reef and capsized, killing 32 people.

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Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returned to regular Army duty

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, was returned to regular duty Monday with a desk job that makes him available to Army investigators for questioning about his disappearance in 2009.

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For 2nd day, lightning kills 1 in Colorado park

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — For the second day in a row, lightning has been blamed in the death of a visitor at Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Last original Ramones member dies

NEW YORK (AP) — The Ramones always seemed too fast. Their songs rushed by, often two minutes or less of pure adrenaline. Their influence outstripped their sales. And now, with the death of drummer Tommy, all four original members of the seminal punk rock band are gone.

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Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

CASTLETON, Va. (AP) — Lorin Maazel, a world-renowned conductor whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday at his home in Virginia. He was 84.

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Dispatcher praised for getting gunman to surrender

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Police are praising a dispatcher and crisis negotiator for persuading a gunman to surrender after he allegedly shot and killed three people in a Southern California neighborhood, wounded two others and fired on officers.

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