2011

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No charges against police officer in Union Station shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors say no charges will be filed against an off-duty Baltimore County police officer who fatally shot a knife-wielding man at Washington’s Union Station last year. The
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Snags in Europe plan to relocate migrants from Greece, Italy

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary is holding a referendum on Sunday against future European Union quotas for accepting asylum seekers, but schemes already in place to ensure EU member countries are ta
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Police say 1 man, 2 teens dead in Minneapolis shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One man and two teenagers were found dead Friday and a woman was critically injured after a shooting in a south Minneapolis apartment, police said. The shooting happened around 7 a
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Relatives of black man shot by white officer file lawsuit

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Relatives of a black man fatally shot by a white Misssippi police officer in 2015 are suing the city of Columbus, the former officer and others. The lawsuit seeking money was fi
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In death, Peres brings Israelis, Palestinians together

JERUSALEM (AP) — Even in death, Shimon Peres managed to bring Israelis and Palestinians together. With peace efforts in a deep freeze, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas made his first trip to Jerus
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Senators: Some voter registration deadlines defy federal law

Two Democratic senators say nine states are violating federal law with their mail-in voter registration deadlines for the November election, potentially disenfranchising thousands of people by blocki
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Popular Finance

Ways to Navigate the Coming Retirement Crisis

Are you tired of hearing about the pending retirement crisis –because you’ve heard about it so much, it’s boring and you think it doesn’t apply to you? You might be in your 70s
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Q&A: Why One Tiny House Pioneer Is Downsizing Even Tinier (56 Square Feet)

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Farmers market report: Bell peppers are in season

What’s in season: With a season that straddles late summer and early fall, bell peppers are the amazing Technicolor fruits of the produce world, their palette ranging from deep green to bright red
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How apps and digital services play the new restaurant reservation game

Think of it as a game of chance or maybe the ultimate form of one-upsmanship. The prize? Hard-to-get reservations at the hottest restaurants in town.    To help play the latest version of this gam
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Apple reportedly is opening a research and development center in China

Apple Inc. is reportedly planning to open its first research and development center in China, allowing the tech giant to extend its reach in a vital market and maintain goodwill with the Chinese g
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Mirage headliner Terry Fator sells his Las Vegas home for $1.775 million

Terry Fator, the ventriloquist, comedian and impressionist who won the second season of “America’s Got Talent,” has sold his home in Las Vegas for $1.775 million. The roughly two-acre estate, foun
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Alabama chief justice removed from bench in gay-marriage dispute

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's defiance of federal court rulings on gay marriage violated judicial ethics, a disciplinary court ruled Friday before suspending him for the rest of his term. The
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SEC decides to keep championships in North Carolina, bucking boycott trend

The Southeastern Conference reportedly has chosen to keep four upcoming league championships in North Carolina despite a controversial state law that restricts the rights of LGBT people. SEC offic
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These sisters were found dead at an Indian Ocean resort. The exact cause of death is still a mystery

Two sisters who were found dead at a luxury resort on a tropical African island died of excess fluid in their lungs and brains, the Seychelles News Agency is reporting. The bodies of Robin Korkki,
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