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Police: Teen plotted to kill family, bomb schools

WASECA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities said Thursday that they prevented an "unimaginable tragedy" by foiling a teenager's elaborate plot to kill his family and bomb the junior and senior high school in the southern Minnesota city of Waseca.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 May 2014

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US gains 288k jobs; jobless rate falls to 6.3 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate plunged in April to its lowest level since September 2008 as employers added 288,000 jobs, the most in two years.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 May 2014

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Drugs in botched Oklahoma execution leaked from IV

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Some of the three drugs used in a botched Oklahoma execution this week didn't enter the inmate's system because the vein they were injected into collapsed, and that failure wasn't noticed for 21 minutes, the state's prison chief said, urging changes to the state's execution procedure.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 May 2014

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Police use new tool to source crowds for evidence

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An annual spring party in a Southern California beach town devolved into a riot last month when revelers turned violent, rocking cars, smashing windows and throwing rocks. Dozens were injured and about 50 people ended up in the hospital, including several police officers.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 May 2014

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2 Alaska State Troopers killed, person detained

 

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two Alaska State Troopers have been shot and killed during an investigation in a remote village, including at least one who had appeared in a television show about Alaska officers on the job.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 May 2014

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55 colleges face federal sex assault investigation

DETROIT (AP) — Some of the 55 colleges and universities facing federal investigation for their handling of sexual abuse allegations say they're cooperating with the U.S. Education Department, though few are offering details about what information the agency is seeking.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 May 2014

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White House denies memo was about Benghazi attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Wednesday denied that a staff member's email three days after the deadly attack on the U.S. mission at Benghazi, Libya, was actually about the attack. Critics have branded the electronic missive as evidence that the Obama administration sought to deceive the public about the true circumstances surrounding the deaths of four Americans during the final months of the 2012 presidential campaign.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 May 2014

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Florida starts cleanup amid receding floodwaters

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — As Florida Panhandle residents and business owners started the long process Thursday of cleaning up as flood waters receded, a food pantry with no space to store canned goods begged donors to give money instead.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014

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