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Anti-psychotic medication in home of suspect in 'American Sniper' trial

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities found marijuana, a nearly empty bottle of whiskey and anti-psychotic medication while searching the home of the former Marine charged with killing "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and his friend, a Texas Ranger testified Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 February 2015

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Exasperated New Englanders brace for another major snowstorm

BOSTON (AP) — Exasperated New Englanders still digging out from three major storms that left 6 feet or more of snow in many areas are bracing for what's expected to be another punishing blast of winter this weekend.

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House votes to make expired business tax breaks permanent

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Friday to make permanent an expired tax break designed to help small businesses invest in equipment and property, defying a veto threat by the White House.

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Taliban hit Shiite mosque in Pakistan, killing 20

 

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Taliban militants stormed a Shiite Muslim mosque in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing 20 people in a wave of gunfire and explosions before the siege ended, officials said.

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Alabama judges' stand against gay marriage crumbles

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gays and lesbians could get licenses to marry in more than half of Alabama's counties Friday after a federal judge affirmed her ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban.

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Thousands join funeral for slain Muslims in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The fathers of three young Muslims allegedly slain by a neighbor who was angry over parking spots stood before their caskets Thursday and urged a crowd of thousands to protect others by demanding justice.

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New York Times media columnist David Carr dies at age 58

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Media columnist David Carr, who wrote the Media Equation column for The New York Times and penned a memoir about his fight with drug addiction, collapsed at his office and died. He was 58.

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Obama to focus on cybersecurity in heart of Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Responding to unprecedented data breaches and cyberattacks, President Barack Obama is trying to spark alliances between policymakers who want to regulate the online world and tech innovators who traditionally shun Beltway bureaucracies.

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