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Cruise Ship Stuck in New York River Tugged to Pier

Cruise Ship Stuck in New York River Tugged to Pier Cruise ship from Caribbean stuck in New York river with steering glitch is tugged to shore...

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Nadal Tries Philosophical Approach at Madrid Open

Nadal Tries Philosophical Approach at Madrid Open Nadal tries philosophical approach to bounce back from dip in form at Madrid Open...

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Juvenile Sex-Offender Registries Are Challenged

Juvenile Sex-Offender Registries Are Challenged Dooming them to failure? Debate grows over listing of juvenile sex offenders on registries...

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Pro-Russian Demonstrators Storm Police HQ in Odessa

Pro-Russian Demonstrators Storm Police HQ in Odessa Hundreds of pro-Russian demonstrators descended on the police headquarters in Odessa, Ukraine, and stormed the building today, two days after more than 40 died in the city....

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Franken Talks Senate Career: No Conflict Between Being Funny, Serious

Franken Talks Senate Career: No Conflict Between Being Funny, Serious GOOD THUNDER, Minn. – One number is never far from Sen. Al Franken’s mind: 312. That was his official margin of victory six years ago in the Minnesota Senate race. The extremely narrow outcome of his first campaign, he said, influenced his comedian-to-senator transition to......

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Djokovic Withdraws From Madrid Open

Djokovic Withdraws From Madrid Open Novak Djokovic withdraws from Madrid Open after wrist injury flares up...

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Slain German Exchange Student Honored at Memorial

Slain German Exchange Student Honored at Memorial At memorial service in Germany, friends, family remember exchange student slain in US shooting...

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Democrat: GOP's Benghazi Committee 'Waste of Time'

Democrat: GOP's Benghazi Committee 'Waste of Time' House Democrat: No reason for Democrats to join committee GOP setting up to probe Benghazi...

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New Jersey Sports Gambling Suit Tab: $2.8M, Rising

New Jersey Sports Gambling Suit Tab: $2.8M, Rising Taxpayers' tab for New Jersey's sports gambling court fight: $2.8 million and counting...

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Libya's Parliament Names New Prime Minister

Libya's Parliament Names New Prime Minister Libya's parliament swears in Ahmed Matiq as prime minister after disputed vote...

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Libya's Parliament Swears in Ahmed Matiq as Prime Minister After Disputed Vote

Libya's Parliament Swears in Ahmed Matiq as Prime Minister After Disputed Vote Libya's parliament swears in Ahmed Matiq as prime minister after disputed vote...

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California City Looks to Sea for Water in Drought

California City Looks to Sea for Water in Drought In dry times, California city mulls restarting its old desalination plant to suck up seawater...

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Updates on Lives of Freed Women, Abductor, Rescuer

Updates on Lives of Freed Women, Abductor, Rescuer Updates on lives of 3 freed women, their now-deceased abductor and the Big Mac-loving rescuer...

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Families of Missing in Ohio Wait for Their Miracle

Families of Missing in Ohio Wait for Their Miracle Hope, heartache for families of others still missing in Cleveland after 3 women were freed...

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Floyd Mayweather Decisions Maidana

Floyd Mayweather Decisions Maidana LAS VEGAS - Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. continued his perfect career, but boy, was it a tough night. Maybe the toughest of his entire brilliant, unbeaten career. Mayweather (46-0, 26 KOs) found himself in a serious dogfight, trying to fend off the super aggressive Marcos Maidana of Argentina and his wild overhand rights, but his accuracy was the difference in a majority decision victory to unify welterweight world titles on Saturday night before a sold-out crowd of 16,268 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Typically, Mayweather fights are over early, when it is obvious that he is dominating his opponent and on his way to a wipeout decision win. But Maidana, a 12-to-1 underdog and given no chance by anyone other than his most ardent supporters -- one media poll was 46-0 in Mayweather's favor -- was in the fight all the way. "This was a tough, competitive fight. This is what fans want to see," said Mayweather, who was hit by more punches than......

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Report: Iran Detains Spaniards for Illegal Hunting

Report: Iran Detains Spaniards for Illegal Hunting Report: Iran detains 2 Spaniards found with live alligator on suspicion of illegal hunting...

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Pistorius Defense Enters Critical Phase at Trial

Pistorius Defense Enters Critical Phase at Trial Oscar Pistorius murder trial to resume, defense enters critical phase...

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Aguilar Takes Title at Laguna National

Aguilar Takes Title at Laguna National Felipe Aguilar wins title at The Championship at Laguna National after back-nine 28...

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States Seek a Spot in Retirement Plan Landscape

States Seek a Spot in Retirement Plan Landscape States look to provide pensions for private-sector workers to ease widespread retirement fears...

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Weather, Low Prices Hurt Lucrative Baby Eel Market

Weather, Low Prices Hurt Lucrative Baby Eel Market Cold weather, resurgent overseas markets combine to depress catch, prices of Maine's baby eels...

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