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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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Boy with fake gun dies after shot by Ohio officer

CLEVELAND — A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a playground.

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Suspect arrested in deadly crash into Phoenix home

PHOENIX — A man accused of deliberately driving his vehicle into an assisted care home in Phoenix and causing the death of a 61-year-old man is in jail.

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Iran releases British-Iranian woman on bail

Iran releases British-Iranian woman on bail

Undated photo made available Sunday Nov. 23, 2014, showing Iranian-British woman Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was jailed for attending a men's volleyball game in Iran, has been released on bail, according to reports from her family, on Sunday Nov. 23, 2014. Law graduate Ghavami was detained for att…

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Iran releases British-Iranian woman on bail

Iran releases British-Iranian woman on bail

TEHRAN, Iran— Iranian authorities released a British-Iranian woman on bail on Sunday, the semi-official ISNA news agency said.

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Ferguson experiences 3rd straight night of unrest

FERGUSON, Mo.— Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson as tensions mount amid speculation that a grand jury could decide soon whether to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown.

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Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips

Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips

WASHINGTON — The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative repor…

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Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips

Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips

Timothy Giardina was fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces. In casinos, he was known as “Navy Tim.”

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$139M deal reached in school sex abuse case

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay $139 million to end remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous lewd acts on his students, according to the settlement announced Friday.

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Decision still awaited from Ferguson grand jury

Decision still awaited from Ferguson grand jury

FERGUSON, Mo. — Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm Friday as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But it was unclear whether the panel was still at work or when it would render a decision.

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House Republicans suing Obama over health-care law

WASHINGTON — After months of threats and delays, House Republicans on Friday finally filed their lawsuit against the Obama administration over the 4-year-old Affordable Care Act, charging that the White House had exceeded its authority on key elements of the law.

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‘Hunger Games’ salute leads to arrests of Thai protesters

Life is imitating art in Thailand, where muzzled opponents of the coup leaders who suspended democracy six months ago have embraced the three-finger salute of defiance from the “Hunger Games” movie series.

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UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

James Parkinson, right, and Jess Hurd are among six British journalists who are suing over government surveillance. 

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UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

LONDON — Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.

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Tucson apartment fire displaces 2

Tucson apartment fire displaces 2

No one was injured in the blaze early Saturday.

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Witness: Brother confessed to 2002 fatal stabbing

Witness: Brother confessed to 2002 fatal stabbing

Devil made him do it, he reportedly told sister.

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