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usa Ex-State Senator Facing up to 20 Years on Racketeering

Ex-California state senator facing up to 20 years after pleading guilty in Chinatown case

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usa Baltimore man charged with setting fire to CVS in riot

Police say the 24-year-old caused $1 million in damage during the worst night of violence after the death of Freddie Gray

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usa California: Record Water Savings Shows Big Cuts Possible

California water board: Record drought conservation shows big cuts are possible

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usa Op-Ed Contributor: Are Hotels Dangerous?

What a recent Supreme Court ruling revealed about the world of hot towels and clean sheets.

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usa Dixons Carphone in deal with Sprint

Dixons Carphone has signed a deal with US telecoms firm Sprint that will see it open and manage Sprint-branded stores in the US.

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usa Solid Hiring Expected for June as US Job Market Nears Normal

Another solid month of hiring is expected for June as US job market nears normal

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usa Journey drummer on meth during arrest for alleged assault: attorneys

New details emerged Wednesday at a bail hearing for Deen Castronovo, the 50-year-old drummer for the rock band Journey, who attorneys said was high on an overdose of methamphetamine at the time of his June 14 arrest on charges that he assaulted a woman.

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usa Suspect in DC Mansion Slayings Due in Court

Suspect in slayings of family in DC mansion due in court for preliminary hearing

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usa Suspect in slayings of family in DC mansion due in court for preliminary hearing

A man charged in the slayings of a wealthy family and their housekeeper inside a Washington mansion is due in court for a preliminary hearing.

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usa Iowa Catholic leaders to pressure 2016 field to heed Francis' teachings on climate, economics

Roman Catholic leaders in Iowa will call for candidates for president to follow the teachings of Pope Francis, and focus as much on the environment and income inequality in 2016 as they have in past elections on opposing gay marriage and abortion.

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usa What Crisis? Stronger Banks, Economies Ease Fear Over Greece

What crisis? Greek troubles that terrified markets in 2012 seem manageable now

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usa Another solid month of hiring is expected for June as US job market nears normal

U.S. employers likely hired at another strong pace in June, a sign that the job market is nearing full health and giving the Federal Reserve reason to raise interest rates as early as September.

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usa New Warden, Increased Security After New York Prison Escape

New York prison where 2 killers escaped gets new superintendent, increased security

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usa 'Person of interest' in custody for missing Arizona couple

Arizona sheriff's deputies were serving a search warrant Wednesday at a home in Maricopa related to the disappearance of a couple who have been missing for more than a week.

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usa New York prison where 2 killers escaped gets new superintendent, increased security

A new superintendent has been named at the maximum-security prison where two inmates escaped last month, and new security measures have been put in place.

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usa Arizona Copper Mine Stirs Debate Pitting Profits Vs Religion

Ambitious Arizona copper mine pits multinational companies against tribes, environmentalists

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usa Ex-NFL star Reggie McKenzie tackles grass, weeds in namesake field to kickoff football camp

The weeds and wild grass rose well above Reggie McKenzie's knees as the former NFL star walked the field bearing his name in the small Detroit enclave of Highland Park.

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usa Montana man denied marriage license for second wife

A Montana man had his marriage license application turned down since he is already married

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usa Trump: 'I love the Mexican people'

Trump said he has a "great relationship" with the Mexican people.

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usa Man held in killings of California family left DNA in car: media citing warrants

LOS ANGELES Reuters - DNA belonging to an ex-convict accused of killing a San Diego family with a sledgehammer in 2010 was found in their abandoned car, media reported Wednesday, citing newly released search warrants.

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usa Ambitious Arizona copper mine pits multinational companies against tribes, environmentalists

Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles into the high desert landscape in what is believed to be the deepest such mine in the U.S.

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usa Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson sues city, paper over emails

The rising Calif. politico seeks to keep emails private from when he led the Nat'l Conference of Black Mayors.

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usa TV Land Pulls 'Dukes of Hazzard' Amid Confederate Flag Uproar

The show prominently features a 1969 Dodge Charger with a Confederate flag top known as the General Lee, which is prominently featured on the show.

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usa Retired Military Dogs Find New Purpose in US Meth Wars

Retired military dogs find new purpose as they help police combat meth, other drugs

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usa Retired military dogs find new purpose as they help police combat meth, other drugs

Military dogs that spent years in war zones are putting their noses to new uses by helping police in the U.S. combat methamphetamine and other drugs.

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usa Man Questioned in Case of Missing Phoenix-Area Couple

Authorities questioning man in case of a Phoenix-area couple missing since June 22

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usa Chicago mayor: Schools to open on time despite massive cuts

The nation's third largest school district to eliminate 1,400 jobs, scale back maintenance and cut transportation

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usa Person Detained in Couple's 'Foul Play' Disappearance

Michael and Tina Careccia have been missing since June 22, and their dusty abandoned car was found a half-mile from their Maricopa home.

2 hours ago // MSNBC

usa Cleaning Up Clinton: Escapees' Prison Gets New Boss, New Rules

The prison's superintendent and 11 other staff members were placed on leave after the stunning jail break that prompted a 22-day manhunt in New York.

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usa New York City officials say major crime down this year

New York City is on pace this year for fewer than 100,000 reported major crimes for the first time in at least two decades, officials said Wednesday.

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usa Baltimore PD apprehend suspected CVS arsonist

Baltimore Police have arrested the man suspected of setting a CVS on fire during the riots after Freddie Gray's death in police custody

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usa Man bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summer

RALEIGH, N.C. A shark bit a 68-year-old man several times Wednesday in waist-deep water off North Carolina's Outer Banks, officials said, the seventh in a record-breaking year of shark attacks for the state's coastal waters.A spokeswoman at the Greenville, North Carolina, hospital where he was taken said Wednesday night that the man, Andrew Costello, was in fair condition.

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usa Last-minute drama over major Calif. electricity rate changes

Two days before a major vote that could raise electricity rates for millions of Californians, ratepayer advocates were scrambling to understand last-minute changes to a plan several years in the making.

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usa VIDEO: Replica 18th Century ship due in US

The French frigate Hermione is a replica of a ship that sailed to the US in the 18th Century and is recreating that journey.

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usa President Obama weighs in on guacamole debate

The President expressed distaste in a New York Times' food piece that introduced peas to traditional guacamole

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usa Punkin Chunkin lawsuit dismissed after agreement

Lawsuit spooked the famed gourd-hurling contest away from its site at a Sussex County farm.