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Caramel apples linked to 5 listeria-related deaths

Caramel apples linked to 5 listeria-related deaths

Arizona is among 10 states reporting illnesses.

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San Francisco deputy charged with assault, perjury

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco sheriff's deputy was arrested Friday for allegedly assaulting a hospital patient in an emergency room and…

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3 Floridians glad to be joining Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — Mat Latos sat in the left-field plaza at Marlins Park as he reminisced about attending the first game in franchise history when h…

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Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaign

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Radical environmentalists who threw acid and smoke bombs at Japanese whalers were found in contempt of court Friday for c…

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Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate N…

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Iron Mountain reaches $44.5M settlement with US

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Information storage and management company Iron Mountain agreed to pay $44.5 million to settle allegations that the …

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New York mayor caught between protests, police

New York mayor caught between protests, police

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio was elected last year after making promises to keep crime low while improving relations between police an…

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Oklahoma official says state has execution drugs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's prison system chief says the state has the drugs it needs to execute four inmates early next year and plans to…

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AP WAS THERE: US breaks relations with Cuba

AP WAS THERE: US breaks relations with Cuba

EDITOR'S NOTE — When the United States severed its diplomatic relationship with Cuba on Jan. 3, 1961, it kicked off a year in which CIA-funded…

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Driver pleads not guilty in pedestrian deaths

Driver pleads not guilty in pedestrian deaths

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — A woman accused of killing four people, including a 6-year-old boy, while running her car into pedestrians outside a C…

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UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850 M for oil spill

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution Friday asking Israel to pay Lebanon over $850 million in …

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Some gray wolves to be returned to endangered list

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great La…

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Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more t…

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Sony on shelving 'The Interview': 'We had no choice'

NEW YORK (AP) — Following pointed criticism from President Barack Obama for shelving "The Interview," Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday de…

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Jailed ex-billionaire's lawyers seek his release

Jailed ex-billionaire's lawyers seek his release

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for jailed real estate mogul Tim Blixseth filed an emergency motion with a federal judge Friday seeking his r…

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Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of pot

DENVER (AP) — Despite growing public support for legalizing marijuana, a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma shows that at least two segmen…

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Supreme Court won't stop gay marriages in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida, the latest of about three dozen states al…

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Obama calls on women only at news conference

Obama calls on women only at news conference

WASHINGTON (AP) — Something was missing from President Barack Obama's year-end news conference. Male questioners.

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Jury rules for Indiana woman in firing over IVF

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A federal jury ruled Friday that a northern Indiana Roman Catholic diocese discriminated against a former teacher in o…

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Grand Canyon awards temporary services contract

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The National Park Service has averted a shutdown of some of the Grand Canyon's iconic hotels and mule rides by awardin…

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NY pain doctor gets prison in manslaughter case

NEW YORK (AP) — A pain doctor convicted of manslaughter in two patients' overdose deaths was sentenced Friday to more than a decade in prison,…

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2-year sentence for man in Connecticut gun scare

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who prompted a lockdown at the University of New Haven when he brought a semi-automatic rifle and othe…

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Lawyer: Child molester won't testify in 1979 case

NEW YORK (AP) — A convicted child molester who was long suspected in a 1979 missing child case plans to invoke his right against self-incrimin…

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Bob Simpson, co-developer of Saffir-Simpson scale, dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Simpson, a meteorologist who co-developed the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale which estimates potential property dam…

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