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Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfire

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — A man with a lengthy criminal history has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said Thursday.

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Agency chief vows to streamline investigations of Border Patrol abuses

WASHINGTON — In an effort to speed up inquiries into Border Patrol agents, the agency overseeing them will criminally investigate officers suspected of excessive use of force and other abuses, its leader said Thursday as he announced changes to the agency’s response to such allegations.

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Arrests in Chile bomb attack focus on anarchists

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean officials said Thursday they have arrested three members of an anarchist cell suspected in the country's worst bomb attack in more than two decades, focusing new attention on a loose-knit movement that has attracted thousands while alarming authorities.

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Amnesty International: Nigerian police routinely use torture

JOHANNESBURG — Nigeria’s police and military routinely torture women, men and children as young as 12 with beatings, shootings, rape, electric shocks and pliers used to pull out teeth and nails, Amnesty International charged Thursday.

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Australian police: Raids thwart beheading plot

Australian police: Raids thwart beheading plot

SYDNEY — Police on Thursday said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group. They raided more than a dozen properties across Sydney and were holding six people and have identified the suspected ringleader, officials said.

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Child-porn conviction tossed: Navy surveillance blamed

Child-porn conviction tossed: Navy surveillance blamed

NCIS violated a law that prohibits the military from enforcing civilian laws.

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Arrests made in Australian counterterrorism raids

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police made a series of arrests on Thursday in a counterterrorism operation that comes just days after the country lifted its terrorism threat to the second-highest level in response to the domestic threat posed by supporters of the Islamic State group.

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Tycoon's arrest sends shock wave through Russia

Tycoon's arrest sends shock wave through Russia

FILE - In this file photo taken on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and CEO of state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft Igor Sechin speak during a signing ceremony of cooperation agreements with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in the Kremlin in Moscow, R…

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Tycoon's arrest sends shock wave through Russia

Tycoon's arrest sends shock wave through Russia

FILE - In this Tuesday, May 5, 2009 file photo, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian tycoon Vladimir Yevtushenkov, owner of Sistema Holding, during their meeting in Moscow. A billionaire Russian tycoon was placed under house arrest Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in a money-laun…

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Tycoon's arrest sends shock wave through Russia

Tycoon's arrest sends shock wave through Russia

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Tycoon's arrest sends shock wave through Russia

Tycoon's arrest sends shock wave through Russia

MOSCOW — The arrest of a Russian telecoms and oil tycoon has sent shock waves through the country’s business community with some fearing a return to the dark days of a decade ago, when the Kremlin asserted its power by imprisoning the country’s then-richest man and expropriating his companies.

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Business briefs

Trump casino closes; Chinese e-commerce stock could be risky; and more.

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Teen critical from stun gun; FBI investigates case

Teen critical from stun gun; FBI investigates case

In this photo provided by Daniel J. Haus, attorney for the family, is Bryce Masters with his mother, Stacy Masters. The FBI is investigating after a police officer in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, used a stun gun to subdue 17-year-old Bryce during a traffic stop Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, lea…

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Teen critical from stun gun; FBI investigates case

Teen critical from stun gun; FBI investigates case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Doctors were trying Tuesday to awaken a suburban Kansas City teenager who was put in a medically induced coma after a police officer critically injured him with a stun gun in an incident the FBI is investigating.

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AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study

AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to s…

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AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study

AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to s…

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AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study

AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to s…

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AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study

AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to s…

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AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study

AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study

WASHINGTON (AP) — Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study racial bias in law enforcement in five American cities and recommend strategies to address the problem nationally, Attorney G…

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Man imprisoned 44 years for slaying released

Man imprisoned 44 years for slaying released

Was 17 when he killed store clerk during robbery.

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