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AirAsia plane's tail may be lifted to retrieve black boxes

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Strong currents and blinding silt thwarted an attempt by divers on Thursday to find AirAsia Flight 8501's black boxes, which are believed to still be in the recently discovered tail of the crashed plane.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 January 2015

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9 measles cases linked to Disney theme parks in California

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Seven Californians and two people in Utah have confirmed cases of measles likely contracted on trips last month to Disney theme parks in California, officials said.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 January 2015

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Time capsule dating to 1795 included coins, newspapers

BOSTON (AP) — Early residents of Boston valued a robust press as much as their history and currency if the contents of a time capsule dating back to the years just after the Revolutionary War are any guide.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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FBI seeks man after explosion near Colorado Springs NAACP

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a man who may have information about a homemade explosive that someone set off near the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Obama calls French shooting 'cowardly evil attacks'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called Wednesday's deadly shooting at a satirical newspaper in Paris "cowardly evil attacks" on journalists and a free press and vowed to help France pursue the terrorists who went on the run.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Police: Young sisters charged in brother's fatal shooting

WHITE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — With help from her younger sister, a 15-year-old girl fatally shot her older brother with a gun that their parents had locked up while they were away, and then the pair took off from the home, authorities in Florida said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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12 dead in terror attack on Paris paper, including editor

PARIS (AP) — Masked gunmen shouting "Allahu akbar!" stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people, including the paper's editor and a cartoonist, before escaping in a getaway car. It was France's deadliest terror attack in at least two decades.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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FBI to question 100s of patients after Texas clinic shooting

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The FBI plans to question hundreds of patients who may have witnessed a shooting at a West Texas veterans' clinic that left two people dead, including the suspected gunman, the agency said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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