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Wine collector set for sentencing on fraud charges

July 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A California wine collector the government has characterized as a prolific counterfeiter who sold at least $20 million in fake wine faces at least 11 years in prison when he is... more »»

Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

July 24, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America. more »»

Alaska tourist train halts runs after derailment

July 24, 2014

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it... more »»

Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours

July 24, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in... more »»

Colorado gay marriage ban struck, appeal awaits

July 24, 2014

DENVER (AP) — For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry. more »»

Fire season in West so far is below expectations

July 24, 2014

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Widespread drought across the West had forecasters expecting an above-average wildfire season this summer, which so far has not lived up to expectations.

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Women charged with helping al-Qaida-linked group

July 24, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Five people, including two women in the U.S., were charged Wednesday with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia, prosecutors said. more »»

How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, executions went awry

July 24, 2014

Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. more »»

Prayers for man who died in NY police custody

July 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Gospel music mixed with cries of grief at a Brooklyn church filled to overflowing with mourners for the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in... more »»

Ohio woman to be sentenced in slave labor case

July 24, 2014

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman convicted along with her boyfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in their home for nearly two years was scheduled to be sentenced in federa... more »»

Suspected Nazi guard's death a blow to prosecutors

July 24, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — German efforts to prosecute aging war criminals suffered a setback this week with the death of a retired Philadelphia toolmaker who had long been in the crosshairs of Nazi... more »»

Family: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risks

July 24, 2014

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The family of an Indiana teenager who crashed in the Pacific Ocean during an around-the-world flight says he knew the risks and had prepared for them. more »»

JFK returns to old look in new collectors' coins

July 24, 2014

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — President John F. Kennedy is getting his old look back on new collectors' coins. more »»

Deliberations in Ventura trial to enter Day 3

July 24, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury in St. Paul is set to resume deliberating for a third day whether a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history libeled former Minnesota Gov. more »»

Funeral held for man who died in NY police custody

July 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — An overflow crowd packed a church and sang songs on Wednesday at the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold. more »»

Judge strikes down gay marriage ban, stays ruling

July 24, 2014

DENVER (AP) — A federal judge in Denver declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional Wednesday, but he temporarily put the ruling on hold to give the state until next month to seek an... more »»

Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

July 24, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a... more »»

 
 

 

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