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usa Media Ask Judge to Unseal Warrants in Family's Deaths

Media outlets ask California judge to unseal warrants that netted arrest in family's deaths

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usa China Tops U.S. in Foreign Investment

China became the worlds top destination for foreign investment in 2014, edging the U.S. out of the top position for the first time since 2003. The change comes after years in which China has been gaining ground.

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usa Hip Hop impresario Suge Knight linked to fatal hit-and-run

Attorney says the rap impresario -- who has a long rap sheet -- is expected to turn himself in to police

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usa FBI adds alleged al-Shabab recruiter from Virginia to most-wanted terrorist list

The FBI on Thursday added a former taxi driver from northern Virginia to its list of most-wanted terrorists, saying he was a recruiter for the al-Shabab terror group in Somalia.

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usa Balloon Crew Surpasses Distance Record; Mexico Landing Next

Balloon crew surpasses distance record; now planning to land in Mexico

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usa Suge Knight sought over hit-and-run

Police are looking for Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight after a man was run over and killed in Los Angeles.

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usa Ex-D.C. Cabbie Added to FBI Most Wanted Terrorists List

Liban Haji Mohamed, 28, lived in Alexandria, Virginia, before leaving the United States in 2012.

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usa Qatar Buys Stake in British Airways Parent

Qatar Airways has bought a near 10% or $1.7 billion stake in British Airways-parent International Consolidate Airlines.

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usa Qatar Boards British Airways

Qatar Airways has bought a near 10% or $1.7 billion stake in British Airways-parent International Consolidate Airlines.

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usa Federal Prosecutors Drop Dozens of Stash House Sting Charges

US attorney in Chicago drops dozens of narcotics conspiracy charges in stash house sting cases

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usa APNewsBreak: Killer says his ideas influenced Utah family's suicide, admits they lost contact

Kristi Strack and Dan Lafferty struck up an unusual relationship behind prison walls a decade ago.

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usa 3 Colorado tax cheats skip sentencing to play golf

Three convicts in a $100 billion Colorado tax fraud scheme skipped sentencing to play a round of golf Wednesday.

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usa Kerry Fined $50 for Not Shoveling Snow Outside Mansion

Boston officials tagged John Kerry with a $50 fine at 9:45 a.m. on Thursday for failing to clear the snow from the side of his mansion.

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usa Kerry Fined for Not Shoveling Snow Outside Mansion

Boston officials tagged John Kerry with a $50 fine at 9:45 a.m. on Thursday for failing to clear the snow from the side of his mansion.

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usa Federal Prosecutors Drop 2 Dozen Stash House Sting Charges

US attorney in Chicago drops dozens of narcotics conspiracy charges in stash house sting cases

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usa Expert Notes Officers' Threat Perception in Fatal Shootings

Circumstances of Denver police shooting murky; expert says threat perception should be weighed

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usa 1/29: Measles outbreak quickly spreads to other states; A message in 100 faces of war veterans

As the measles outbreak grows, so is the pressure from parents telling other parents to vaccinate their children. Ben Tracy spoke to one family who says a lack of vaccinations is putting their already sick child at risk; and, a new art exhibit at the National Veterans Art Museum in Chicago is re-telling the stories of war through 100 portraits of veterans. Dean Reynolds reports on the show that aims to send a powerful message.

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usa Media outlets ask California judge to unseal warrants that netted arrest in family's deaths

Media outlets including The Associated Press are asking a California judge to unseal search warrants in the investigation into the death of a family of four whose bodies were found in desert graves.

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usa Lawyer says Suge Knight was behind wheel in deadly crash

COMPTON, Calif. Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight accidentally ran over and killed a friend and injured another man on Thursday as he fled attackers, his lawyer said. Authorities said the incident was being investigated as a homicide.Knight, 49, planned to turn himself in to authorities and "we are confident that once the investigation is completed, he will be totally exonerated," attorney James said by telephone.

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usa Texas executes man convicted in 1996 killing

Robert Ladd, 57, was put to death Thursday for murdering a woman while serving parole for a triple homicide

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usa Balloon crew surpasses distance record; now planning to land in Mexico

Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon on a record-setting journey across the Pacific Ocean entered the final leg of their trip Friday as they traveled along the California coast for an expected landing somewhere in Mexico.

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usa Oil-Price Slide Hits LNG Markets

The collapse in oil markets in recent months is now being mirrored in Asian liquefied natural gas markets, where prices have nearly halved in the past four months.

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usa Oil-Price Slide Hits LNG Markets

The collapse in oil markets is now being mirrored in Asian liquefied natural gas markets, where prices have nearly halved in the past four months.

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usa California lawmaker aims to raise smoking age to 21

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Reuters - A California lawmaker introduced legislation on Thursday that aims to raise the legal smoking age to 21 from 18, his office said in a statement, just over a week after a similar move by Washington state's top lawyer.

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usa Suge Knight runs over and kills friend

Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight has run over and and killed his friend in Los Angeles.

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usa VIDEO: Why some immigrants fear US visa amnesty

New legislation in the United States aims to allow some undocumented immigrants to stay in the US and apply for work permits but many are afraid to admit their status.

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usa LAPD chief admits mistakes made at event featuring ex-Mexican Mafia leader

An ex-Mexican Mafia leader serving life in prison for murder was escorted by Los Angeles officers to speak at a gathering of police chiefs and business leaders, prompting criticism from the mayor's office and an acknowledgement of mistakes from the chief of police Thursday.

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usa 35 Years After Boy Etan Patz Vanished, Murder Trial to Open

35 years after Etan Patz vanished, trial to open in one of US's best-known missing-child cases

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usa Oil Futures Steady in Asia

Crude-oil futures moved in a narrow price range in Asian trade but remain under pressure on rising global oil supplies.

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usa Circumstances of Denver police shooting murky; expert says threat perception should be weighed

It's unclear how a Denver police officer involved in the deadly shooting of a 17-year-old girl was hurt, but an academic expert on police use of force says the threat perceived by the officer is critical in determining whether the shooting was justified.

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usa US attorney in Chicago drops dozens of narcotics conspiracy charges in stash house sting cases

Prosecutors in Chicago this month have quietly dropped dozens of serious narcotics conspiracy charges stemming from stings involving fictional drug stash houses.

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usa Lawyer says Suge Knight was behind wheel in deadly crash

COMPTON, Calif. Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight accidentally ran over and killed a friend and injured another man on Thursday as he fled attackers, his lawyer said. Authorities said the incident was being investigated as a homicide.Knight, 49, planned to turn himself in to authorities and "we are confident that once the investigation is completed, he will be totally exonerated," attorney James Blatt said by telephone.

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usa Meet Ida May Fuller, Recipient of 1st Social Security Check

Meet Ida May Fuller, who 75 years ago received the 1st Social Security check for $22.54

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usa Mitt Romney to update allies Friday about 2016 presidential bid

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has scheduled a call with staff members and supporters Friday morning, two weeks after he publicly announced his interest in launching a third presidential campaign.

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usa The Week in Pictures

Blizzard blows through New England, algae blooms blue, Syrian city is recaptured and more.

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usa Sales Call Leads to Rescue of Beaten Oregon Woman

Sheriff: Lucky sales call leads to Oregon woman's rescue from beating