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US removes Gambia from trade agreement

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Activists have praised the U.S. government's decision to remove Gambia from a trade agreement, apparently in response to human rights abuses.

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Wrongfully convicted inmates fight for compensation

LOS ANGELES — After Ricardo Aguilera took a bullet to the back of his head in a drive-by shooting, he recovered enough to tell police he had seen the gunman: a light-skinned Latino with a goatee, riding in a Dodge Ram pickup with a guy from the Ford Maravilla gang.

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Border cities hit hard by few Mexican shoppers

Border cities hit hard by few Mexican shoppers

Consumers are deterred by the lines and the high exchange rate.

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Dow tops 18,000 points as US economy surges ahead

Dow tops 18,000 points as US economy surges ahead

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, in New York. U.S. stocks pushed further into record territory on Tuesday as the Dow Jones industrial average crossed past the 18,000-point mark for the first time. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Dow tops 18,000 points for first time

Dow tops 18,000 points for first time

Wall Street crushed a couple more records Tuesday.

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Border cities hit hard by few Mexican shoppers

Border cities hit hard by few Mexican shoppers

Alfredo Enriquez, owner of Twist, a clothing and shoe store in downtown Nogales, Arizona, says he might soon have to close his shop due to poor sales.

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Border cities hit hard by few Mexican shoppers

Border cities hit hard by few Mexican shoppers

Martha Isabel Velasquez looks at a pair of boots while shopping in downtown Nogales, Arizona. Velasquez said a weak peso left her cash-strapped and that she wouldn’t be able to buy as much this year.

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Doctors: Take pregnant Irishwoman off life support

Doctors: Take pregnant Irishwoman off life support

FILE - A Saturday, July 6, 2013 file photo showing Stephen and Pauline O'Brien, foreground, holding Catholic rosary beads as they march through Ireland's capital, Dublin, in an anti-abortion protest. Ireland is debating its constitutional ban on abortion again because of a case involving a b…

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Doctors: Take pregnant Irishwoman off life support

Doctors: Take pregnant Irishwoman off life support

FILE - A Saturday, July 6, 2013 file photo showing thousands of anti-abortion protesters filling Dublin's major thoroughfare, as they march against Ireland's abortion bill. Ireland is debating its constitutional ban on abortion again because of a case involving a brain-dead pregnant woman on…

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Doctors: Take pregnant Irishwoman off life support

Doctors: Take pregnant Irishwoman off life support

DUBLIN (AP) — Irish doctors who have been keeping a brain-dead pregnant woman on life support in hope of saving her 17-week-old fetus pleaded in court Tuesday to be permitted to turn off the machines because their treatment was becoming horrific and could not end in a successful birth.

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Financial shocker of the year: Oil at $60

Financial shocker of the year: Oil at $60

Gas is pumped into a car at the Eastcoast filling station in Pennsauken N.J. In the second half of 2014, the price of oil dropped by half, to depths not seen since May of 2009 when the U.S. was in the Great Recession. By December, some drivers even saw a price at the pump that started with a $1. 

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Railroads seek one-person crews for freight trains

Railroads seek one-person crews for freight trains

Labor groups, rail neighbors skeptical about safety.

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AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found.

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Judge strikes down wage boost for home workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday struck down Labor Department regulations that extended minimum wage and overtime pay to home health care workers.

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AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

In this Oct. 30, 2013 photo, Gordon Collins-Faunce, appears in York County Superior Court with his attorney Amy Fairfield in Alfred, Maine. Collins-Faunce, was convicted of killing his 10-week-old son, Ethan Henderson, on May 8, 2012. The child’s death raised questions about the Maine Depart…

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AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

This Nov. 13, 2014, photo, shows a tattoo spelling “Matti” on the wrist of Jennifer Blaz, 34, while in her home in Butte, Mont. Blaz got the tattoo in memory of her infant daughter Mattisyn Blaz who was killed by her husband Matthew Blaz, 33, in 2013. (AP Photo/Lido Vizzutti)

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AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

This Dec. 19, 2009, family photo provided by Jan Collins shows Gordon Collins-Faunce, at his parents' home in Wilton, Maine. Gordon Collins-Faunce, was convicted of murdering his 10-week-old son, Ethan Henderson, on May 8, 2012. The child’s death raised questions about the Maine Department o…

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AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

This March 10, 2012, family photo provided by Jan Collins shows Gordon Collins-Faunce's son, Lucas Henderson, at the infant's grandparents' home in Wilton, Maine. Gordon Collins-Faunce, was convicted of murdering his 10-week-old son, Ethan Henderson, on May 8, 2012. The child’s death raised …

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AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

In this Dec. 2, 2014, photo, Michael Petit, the former head of Maine’s child protective services agency and founder of the advocacy group Every Child Matters, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

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AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

AP: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

In this Nov. 13, 2014, photo, traffic moves north and south along North Montana Street in Butte, Mont. At least 760 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities, The Associated Press has found, including the death of 2-month-o…

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