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Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug

WILSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon Medicaid committee on Thursday significantly scaled back access to an effective — but expensive — new drug used to treat hepatitis C.

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Man accused of putting needles in packaged meat

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A 68-year-old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into a packaged meat "just for the hell of it" at a grocery store in his hometown for more than a year.

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Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office building in downtown Chicago's bustling financial district, police said.

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Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy speaks to the media outside a downtown high-rise office building following a shooting inside the building, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Chicago. Police said a demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting hims…

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House leaders abandon border bill

House leaders abandon border bill

A demonstrator is arrested in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014, where faith leaders and activists demonstrated to ask President Barack Obama to modify his deportations policies, on Thursday July 31 2014 in Washington. (AP Photo/Connor Radnovich)

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House leaders abandon border bill

House leaders abandon border bill

Faith leaders and activists demonstrating in front of the White House on Thursday asked President Obama to modify his deportations policies.

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Afghan electoral officials to restart vote audit

Afghan electoral officials to restart vote audit

FILE - In this Friday, July 18, 2014 file photo, Afghan election commission workers look at a ballot for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at a election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan. Despite lingering disputes, Afghan electoral officials said Thursday, July 31, 2014 that …

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Afghan electoral officials to restart vote audit

Afghan electoral officials to restart vote audit

FILE - In this Friday, July 18, 2014 file photo, Afghan election workers wait to carry boxes for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at a election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan. Despite lingering disputes, Afghan electoral officials said Thursday, July 31, 2014 that they wil…

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Afghan electoral officials to restart vote audit

Afghan electoral officials to restart vote audit

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Despite lingering disputes, Afghan electoral officials said Thursday that they will resume an audit of the presidential election this weekend after the presidential candidates sparred over how to disqualify ballots amid allegations of massive fraud.

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Rains, smugglers damage border fence in Nogales

Rains, smugglers damage border fence in Nogales

Repairs being made to wall.

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Rains, smugglers damage US-Mexico border fence

Rains, smugglers damage US-Mexico border fence

A repair crew's ladder leans against a section of the border fence under repair near Nogales, Ariz., Sunday, July 27, 2014, after suspected smugglers made a garage-sized hole in the steel barrier that divides the U.S. and Mexico. It was one of two incidents this past weekend that left parts …

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Rains, smugglers damage US-Mexico border fence

Rains, smugglers damage US-Mexico border fence

Workers makes repairs to a section of the border fence near Nogales, Ariz., Sunday, July 27, 2014, after suspected smugglers made a garage-sized hole in the steel barrier that divides the U.S. and Mexico. It was one of two incidents this past weekend that left parts of the fence down after f…

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Washington Post: Plan needed to save Honduras

Washington Post: Plan needed to save Honduras

Colombia improved, so can Honduras

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Bellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino was identified late Tuesday as a Kansas man with a criminal record who allegedly celebrated after the heist with prostitutes and a spending spree on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Photos: Wanted in Southern Arizona

Photos: Wanted in Southern Arizona

Check out photos from security cameras and mug shots of suspected killers. Call 911 or 88-CRIME.

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Police mug shots

Recent police mug shots from Tucson, Pima County and elsewhere in Arizona.

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Judge gives NY carjacker a break in long sentence

NEW YORK (AP) — A man serving a 57-year sentence for three armed carjackings in the mid-1990s won a reprieve on Tuesday when a federal judge agreed that the punishment was "unjust."

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Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2009, file photo, a smiling Kenneth Ireland leaves Superior Court in New Haven, Conn., after all charges were dropped against him in connection with the rape and murder of Barbara Pelkey. New DNA evidence proved he did not commit the crimes. Ireland filed a wrongful i…

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Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man cleared of murder and rape charges after being locked up for two decades made an emotional appeal for millions in compensation on Tuesday, telling the state claims commissioner about the fear he endured in prison.

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Woman given 6.5 years for role in fatal shooting

Woman given 6.5 years for role in fatal shooting

Juliana Helene Olague pleaded guilty to aggravated assault.

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