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APS, big businesses veer apart on efficiency goals

APS, big businesses veer apart on efficiency goals

PHOENIX — A major Arizona utility and big businesses that use large amounts of electricity are at odds over whether the state should change its energy-efficiency rules, the Arizona Republic reports.

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Art changed convicted felon's life

Art changed convicted felon's life

DALLAS (AP) — No one has to sell Leonard "Rusty" Medlock on the idea of giving people second chances.

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Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest

Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. — Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird.

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Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest

Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest

In this Nov. 22, 2014 photo, Joey Chestnut, center, and the other eaters participate in the World Turkey-Eating Championship at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. Chestnut won the contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird. (AP Photo/The Day, Dana Jen…

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Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest

Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest

FILE - In this July 4, 2014, file photo, Joey Chestnut raises his fist in the air after winning Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating contest at Coney Island in New York. Ten contestants vied to see who could eat the most of a 20-pound turkey in a competition Saturday, …

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'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million

'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million

In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1." (AP Photo/Lionsgate, Murray Close)

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'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million

'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million

NEW YORK — "Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the previous installments of "The Hunger Games," but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

This photo shows a home where authorities said a gunman set his house on fire and fatally shot the first deputy who arrived Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 in Tallahasse, Fla. Authorities say the gunman was killed by police. It was not immediately known whether anyone was in the house when it was se…

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Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Two members of the Florida Highway Patrol on the scene of an deputy involved shooting where man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff's deputy and wounded another responding to the scene, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla. The shooting near Florida's capital comes …

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Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Two members of the Tallahassee Police Department on the scene of an deputy involved shooting where man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff's deputy and wounded another responding to the scene, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla. The shooting near Florida's capital…

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Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A man who set his house on fire and ambushed responding police officers held "anti-government, anti-establishment" views and had previously threatened law enforcement, authorities said Sunday.

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Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Heavily-armed law enforcement officers stand at the site where man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff's deputy and wounded another responding to the scene, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla. The shooting near Florida's capital comes just two days after a police …

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'Rosewater' stirs memories of author's imprisonment in Iran

'Rosewater' stirs memories of author's imprisonment in Iran

Arrests like these achieve nothing, while seriously damaging Iran's international reputation.

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Vatican prosecutor late in reporting abusive priest

BOSTON — An American priest named by Pope Francis as the Vatican’s sex crimes prosecutor in September was among church officials who failed to report an abusive priest to law enforcement before the now-jailed and defrocked man committed other acts of sexual abuse, according to legal document…

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Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury

Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury

Police stand guard during a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Ferguson and the St. Louis region are on edge in anticipation of the announcement by a grand jury whether to criminally charge Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-…

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Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury

Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury

FERGUSON, Mo.— Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge.

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

FILE - This file frame from a black-and-white FBI videotape shows FBI agents standing over a handcuffed District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, sitting on bed on Jan. 18, 1990. Barry, who staged a comeback after a 1990 crack cocaine arrest, died early Sunday morning Nov. 23, 2014. He was 78…

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

FILE - Former Washington D.C. Mayor Marion Barry listens to speeches at the awards luncheon of the National Conference of Black Mayors, in this April 26, 2002 file photo taken in Jackson, Miss. Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoki…

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

FILE - Former Mayor and current DC City Council member Marion Barry arrives at a media availability to endorse Mayor Vincent Gray's bid for re-election, in this, March 19, 2014 file photo taken in Washington. Barry, who staged a comeback after a 1990 crack cocaine arrest, died early Sunday m…

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

FILE - This Oct. 16, 2011 file photo shows current D.C. councilmember and former Washington Mayor Marion Barry in Washington. Barry, who staged comeback after a 1990 crack cocaine arrest, died early Sunday morning Nov. 23, 2014. He was 78. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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