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3 arrested, charged in death of man who was decapitated
Authorities have filed charges against three people in the death of a 30-year-old man who was found decapitated in northern Wyoming last year.
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New York mayor: Someone may have 'inappropriately' tapped gas line
UPDATE: Someone may have improperly tapped a gas line before an explosion that leveled three apartment buildings and injured nearly two dozen people, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday as firefighter...
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Iran says nuke talks focused despite Yemen crisis
UPDATE: Iran's foreign minister sought Friday to dismiss concerns that his country's preoccupation with the crisis in Yemen could serve as a distraction at nuclear talks with six world powers, sayi...
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Israel to stop withholding Palestinian tax revenues
UPDATE: Israel said Friday that it will transfer Palestinian tax revenues it has been withholding as punishment for the Palestinians' application to join the International Criminal Court.
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Man charged in noose left on integration statue at Ole Miss
A Georgia man has been indicted on federal civil rights charges connected to a noose being put on a statue of the student who integrated the University of Mississippi, the Justice Department said F...
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Mental health vetting of pilots ineffective, US experts say
There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular me...
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Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election
UPDATE: Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire after five terms.
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Senate approves long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency
The Senate approved a long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency Friday that includes incentives to cut energy use in commercial buildings, manufacturing plants and homes.
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Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen
UPDATE: As airstrikes in Yemen intensified on their second day Friday, Egypt and Saudi Arabia were considering an intervention on the ground, aimed at giving the president a secure foothold to retu...
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Georgia House defeats bill preventing plastic bag bans
The Georgia House has rejected a bill preventing cities from banning plastic bags.
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