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  • AP Top Political News At 2 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Republicans question federal response on Ebola Dad: White House jumper has 'mental health' issues Kerry says no apology to NKorea to free Americans Senate Democrats borrow $10M as races tighten Democrat loses ground in Kansas governor's race Pesky? Effective? Campaign ...

  • Coroner IDs woman dead in apparent getaway car

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    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have identified an 18-year-old woman killed when an apparent getaway vehicle slammed into a light pole and a tree in Las Vegas. Clark County coroner's officials say Rajaunay Lasherie Davis of North Las Vegas was ...

  • US general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of American forces in South Korea says North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach the United States, but he does not know whether they have done so. In remarks ...

  • Henley's putting gets him early lead at Sea Island

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    (AP) ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Russell Henley tied his personal best on the PGA Tour with a 7-under 63 on Friday to take the lead in the McGladrey Classic. Starting with a horrible drive that he turned into a ...

  • Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days

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    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new church essay reveals Mormon church founder Joseph Smith had an underage bride and was married to other men's wives during the early days of the faith when polygamy was practiced. The Church of ...

  • Remains of French ship being reassembled in Texas

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    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A frigate carrying French colonists to the New World that sank in a storm off the Texas coast more than 300 years ago is being reassembled into a display that archeologists hope will let people walk ...

  • Venezuelans brace for slump in oil prices

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    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The falling oil prices that are providing relief to drivers around the world threaten to bring more misery to the life of Milagro Alvarez and millions of other Venezuelans, whose country depends almost exclusively on oil ...

  • As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity

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    (AP) OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university. The Rebels haven't played this well since 1962, which happens to be the same year troops ...

  • Palestinian killed in clash with Israeli military

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    (AP) RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian hospital official says a teen was killed during clashes with the Israeli military in the West Bank. A relative identified the teen as 14-year-old Orwah Hamed and said he was born in the ...

  • School board reconsidering Andre Reed honor

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    (AP) ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Going out of bounds on Facebook could block Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre Reed from getting his name on his old high school field in Pennsylvania. The Allentown school board on Thursday delayed a vote ...

  • Las Vegas police officer to fight Google porn case

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    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer denies that a 37-year-old Las Vegas police officer knew there were pornographic images of children stored within his Google cloud account. James William Henry's defense attorney, Louis Schneider, said outside court Friday he thinks ...

  • San Francisco officer admits thefts from suspects

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    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former San Francisco police officer indicted along with two officers in a corruption investigation has acknowledged stealing more than $5,000 in computers, gift cards and other property from people during searches. Reynaldo Vargas pleaded guilty ...

  • Judge to decide on sports betting in New Jersey

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    (AP) TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge is deciding whether to grant a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting. Judge Michael Shipp is scheduled to ...

  • Cavs, Bulls the expected frontrunners in East

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    (AP) LeBron James is again surrounded by an All-Star caliber guard, a big man who can score and 3-point sharpshooters. Sounds familiar. What's old is new again for James, who left home for four years, learned plenty and returns eager to ...

  • Museum show tells story of father-son collection

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    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — William Walters made a fortune in rye whiskey, railroads and banking in the 19th century, and along the way he also developed a passion for collecting art and antiquities. His son Henry was an avid collector, too, ...

  • Troubled Caterham allowed to miss next 2 F1 races

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    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Financially-troubled Formula One team Caterham has been granted permission to miss the next two races while it seeks a new buyer. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone spoke Friday to the insolvency specialists who have been handed control of ...

  • World Series fan creates buzz with Marlins jersey

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    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate. Laurence Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea ...

  • Doc ordered cyanide test for lack of explanation

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    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — A physician who treated a Pittsburgh doctor says he ordered the test that eventually revealed a lethal amount of cyanide in her blood because he could find no other explanation for her sudden illness. Dr. Jon Rittenberger ...

  • AP Top Technology News At 1:25 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer Queen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R' California startup unveils gun technology for cops ...

  • Cholera sickens nearly 1,000 people in Niger

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    (AP) DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Doctors Without Borders says a cholera outbreak in the West African country of Niger killed 20 people and has sickened nearly 1,000 people. The medical aid group said Friday that several districts in the country's south ...

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