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Officials: Attacked immigrants were surrendering

MISSION, Texas (AP) — An immigrant woman, her daughter and another girl who said they were kidnapped and assaulted by a border patrol agent were in the process of surrendering to the agent when their ordeal began, another Border Patrol agent and a federal law enforcement official said Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 March 2014

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Basement may hold clues in NYC blast that killed 8

NEW YORK (AP) — Emergency workers are still removing debris from the site of a deadly explosion at two New York City apartment buildings that killed eight people.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 March 2014

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US goes high-tech to help oversee Afghan aid work

WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with the ongoing exit of American troops from Afghanistan, the top U.S. aid agency wants to step up its use of smartphones, satellite imagery and GPS cameras to oversee tax-funded development projects that aid workers no longer will be able to observe with their own eyes.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 March 2014

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Stepmom: Ex-Hawaii soldier's daughter hit often

HONOLULU (AP) — The stepmother of a 5-year-old girl who prosecutors allege was beaten to death by her father testified Friday that she and the former Hawaii soldier abused the girl regularly and that they pulled her out of school so that others wouldn't see the signs the abuse left on the child's body.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 March 2014

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Amsterdam canal house built with 3-D printer

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Hundreds of years after wealthy merchants began building the tall, narrow brick houses that have come to define Amsterdam's skyline, Dutch architects are updating the process for the 21st century: fabricating pieces of a canal house out of plastic with a giant 3-D printer and slotting them together like oversized Lego blocks.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014

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Review: Uneasy first steps with Google Glass

NEW YORK (AP) — Shaped like a lopsided headband, Google Glass is an unassuming piece of technology when you're holding it in your hands. You feel as if you can almost break it, testing its flexibility. Putting it on, though, is another story.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014

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Investigator: Missing plane flew over Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Investigators are increasingly certain the missing Malaysian Airlines jet turned back across the country after its last radio contact with air traffic controllers, and that someone with aviation skills was responsible for the change in course, a Malaysian government official said Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014

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Kerry: US won't recognize Crimea vote

LONDON (AP) — Despite six hours of talks, the U.S. and Russia found "no common vision" Friday over the crisis in Ukraine, where residents in the country's strategic Crimean region are holding a secession vote this weekend.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014

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