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49 min ago | WTEN-TV Albany

News Minute: Here is the latest news from The Associated Press

A man wrongfully convicted in the killing of a rabbi in Brooklyn has won a $3 million settlement.

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Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

4 hrs ago | Switched

Bobby Leonard Shot Wife Because He Was 'Tired Of Her': Missouri Cops

When Bobby Leonard was questioned about shooting his wife, Carolyn, in the shoulder on Saturday, he didn't mince words.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Prison, Ripley County, MO

8 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

14,000 draft notices sent to men born in 1800s

It just seems that way after the Selective Service System mistakenly sent notices to more than 14,000 Pennsylvania men born between 1893 and 1897, ordering them to register for the nation's military draft and warning that failure to do so is "punishable by a fine and imprisonment."

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13 hrs ago | Denver Post

Authorities: Prostitute gave exec fatal heroin hit

As a Google executive lay dying on his yacht, an upscale prostitute casually walks over him, picks up her clothes and heroin and swallows the last of a glass of wine before lowering the boat's blinds and walking back on the dock to shore, police say surveillance footage shows.

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Related Topix: WebMD, IGN Entertainment

15 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

KGB targeted intellectuals in 1968 Czechoslovakia

A researcher says Cold War documents released this week show that Soviet leaders were so worried about the 1968 Prague Spring reform movement in Czechoslovakia that they sent experienced KGB spies to help thwart it.

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Related Topix: New York

19 hrs ago | USA Today

Emirates finalizes $56 billion deal for 150 Boeing 777s

Emirates has finalized a deal with Boeing for 150 777X wide-body jets. The order from the Dubai-based airline would be worth $56 billion at list prices, though airline customers typically negotiate significant Emirates finalizes $56 billion deal for 150 Boeing 777s Emirates has finalized a deal with Boeing for 150 777X wide-body jets.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 737, Boeing 777, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines

23 hrs ago | KDWN

Recipe for higher sales: Add fiber, cinnamon

The Minneapolis-based company is doing things like adding more cinnamon to its Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal and rolling out fiber-packed "better for you" cookies to boost the performance of its brands, which include Pillsbury dough, Betty Crocker baking mixes and Progresso soups.

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Related Topix: General Mills, Food, Agriculture, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

News Minute: Here's the latest New York news from The Associated Press

More than 44,000 utility customers remain without power in the aftermath of severe storms that killed four people and left a swath of property damage across central New York.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network, Music

KXXV-TV Waco

Weather service: Tornado hit homes where 4 died

German prosecutors say a Michigan man they were investigating over his alleged service in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II in present-day Ukraine has died in the U.S. A man under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II has died in Michigan at age 93. Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, New Orleans, LA, Marijuana

Lamar Daily News

Artist: Santa Fe police pulled rifle for dog poop

A well-known American Indian artist said police in New Mexico pulled a rifle on him after his dog pooped in his SUV and a woman mistook his cleanup efforts for a burglary.

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Bradenton.com

Dog tracks cornered by wagering woes, racing foes

As popularity for greyhound dog racing dwindles, a Florida law is forcing some casinos to keep open their dog tracks in order to sustain their gambling operations.

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Related Topix: Florida, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Games, Poker

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Germany delighted, astonished by Brazil rout

Donald Sterling, battling to stop the sale of his beloved Los Angeles Clippers, turned a courtroom into his personal stage, railing at a lawyer questioning him, denouncing doctors who deemed him incompetent and... Donald Sterling, battling to stop the sale of his beloved Los Angeles Clippers, turned a courtroom into his personal stage, railing at a ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, Weather

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Correction: Girl Killed-Stray Bullet story

In a story July 6 about the shooting of 12-year-old Genesis Rincon in northern New Jersey, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Paterson Police Department, reported erroneously on her condition.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Graham Leader

Pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by storm

Faced with potentially hungry - and grumpy - passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, where the plane was stuck for a couple of hours.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Life, Food, Pizza, Cheyenne, WY

Examiner.com

Mom that abandoned 10-month-old baby on NYC subway platform arrested

The 20-year-old homeless and recently widowed mom with a criminal history felt that it was the best thing for the baby.

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Related Topix: New York, NY, Manhattan, NY

Bellingham Herald

Watchdog: Retaliation complaints jump at VA

The independent Office of Special Counsel said 30 of the complaints about retaliation have passed the initial review stage and were being further investigated for corrective action and possible discipline against VA supervisors and other executives.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Manchester Journal

Priscilla Presley tells upset fans to 'calm down'

Priscilla Presley is asking fans of her late ex-husband Elvis Presley to "please calm down" after a report that two jets once owned by the singer could be removed from Graceland.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Social Software, Startups, Facebook

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Priscilla Presley tells upset fans to 'calm down'

Priscilla Presley is asking fans of her late ex-husband Elvis Presley to "please calm down" after a report that two jets once owned by the singer could be removed from Graceland.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Opinion

The Washington Post

Correction: United Nations-Gay Marriage story

In a story July 7 about the United Nations recognizing gay marriage for its staff members, The Associated Press, relying on information from the U.N., reported erroneously that the new policy affected only employees of the U.N. Secretariat.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Charitable Organizations, Immigration Reform

The Leaf-Chronicle

Israelis call on family of murdered Palestinian teen

About 350 Israelis, including many born and raised in the USA, made a condolence call Tuesday to the family of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, the Palestinian teen who was murdered last week in a revenge killing prompted by the murder of three kidnapped Israeli teens.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

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