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Ohio patrolman acquitted in deaths of 2 unarmed suspects amid 137-shot barrage

A Cleveland officer has been found not guilty in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects.

Why many experts missed this: Cheap oil can hurt US economy

If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. Read more »

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Automakers to reveal models covered by wider air bag recall

Eleven automakers are expected next week to reveal which models are being added to a massive recall of air bags made by Takata Corp. Read more »

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Drenching rains green pastures, bode well for herd expansion

Drenching rains in recent weeks across the nation's major livestock-grazing regions are greening pastures just as ranchers move cattle out for summer. Read more »

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Cyprus' rival leaders take stroll through divided capital

Rival Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders took a stroll together on both sides of the divided capital's medieval center on Saturday to raise the feel-good factor as talks aimed at reunifying the... Read more »

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Egypt court acquits 17 in protest that saw mother shot dead

An Egyptian court acquitted 17 people on Saturday over taking part in an unsanctioned demonstration earlier this year that saw a young mother shot to death in downtown Cairo. Read more »

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China-Taiwan talks seek to maintain momentum for closer ties

Negotiators from Taiwan and China met Saturday for talks in an attempt to maintain momentum for the forging of closer ties in the face of a skeptical Taiwanese public. Read more »

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UN chief says save migrants, deal with cause of flight

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of people from Myanmar and... Read more »

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Book review: 'Find Momo Coast to Coast' shares road trip photos, adventures

"Find Momo Coast to Coast" is similar to a Where's Waldo? book as readers search for an adorable border collie named Momo in pictures from around the U.S. and Canada. Read more »

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Should dogs be allowed at outdoor eateries? New York weighs its options

Never mind the doggie bag: Spot wants a seat at the outdoor table, or rather under it. Read more »

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Arizona man killed in rollover after swerving to miss cow identified

An Arizona man who died in a rollover accident shortly before midnight Thursday after he attempted to avoid a cow standing on state Route 261 near Blanding was identified Saturday as 63-year-old... Read more »

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Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage, both sides say

Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on... Read more »

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Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in Capitol

Congress' debate over domestic surveillance is scrambling partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats. Read more »

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California OKs farmers' historic offer of 25 percent voluntary water cut

California regulators have accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during the drought. Read more »

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Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off concussions

Kasey Hayes hopped on the bovine beast trapped in the narrow holding pen like he'd done hundreds of times. He adjusted a tight rope on his left hand, found his balance and signaled he was ready to... Read more »

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Photo gallery: Atop One World Trade Center, new observatory offers spectacular views

From the top of One World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building, it really does seem as if you can "see forever." Read more »

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Obama: Iran nuclear deal 'will have my name on it'

President Barack Obama said Friday he "forcefully" objects to suggestions that policy differences between his administration and the Israeli government signal his lack of support for the longtime... Read more »

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Clinton: GOP threatening small-business jobs

Hillary Rodham Clinton says Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small-business jobs by seeking to cut a little-known government agency that... Read more »

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Cruise ship that ran aground near Bermuda returns to Boston

Passengers on a cruise ship that ran aground on a reef near Bermuda during a seven-day vacation shrugged their shoulders and said the mishap was no big deal as they disembarked Friday. Read more »

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Demilitarizing the cops: States retool police training

When prosecutor Dan Satterberg used to visit Washington state's police academy, the seas would part before him. Recruits would snap to attention, backs to the walls, and allow him to pass. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Hundreds protest Washington police shooting of 2 unarmed men

Hundreds of people marched peacefully in Washington state's capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two unarmed stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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O'Malley to campaign in Iowa hours after 2016 announcement

Once he announces his presidential decision, Martin O'Malley will waste no time in getting himself to Iowa. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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VA must find millions to finish troubled Denver hospital

Construction crews are returning to work at the veterans hospital outside Denver after a last-minute deal with congressional leaders avoided a shutdown of the half-finished project. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Poland presidential vote could bring return to turbulence

Presidential candidate Andrzej Duda is a new face in Polish politics, but he may herald a return to an older era when his right-wing party held power. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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US delegation to visit IOC next week for talks on Boston bid

Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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AP Interview: $100 billion Saudi city to be ready by 2035

A $100 billion city-from-scratch in Saudi Arabia is to be completed by 2035 and will serve as the main logistics and manufacturing hub for countries on the Red Sea, the world's "largest new... Read more »

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