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Nuke troubles run deep; key officers "burned out"

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trouble inside the Air Force's nuclear missile force runs deeper and wider than officials have let on.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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JPMorgan $13B deal may not end bank's legal woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The $13 billion settlement that JPMorgan Chase agreed to Tuesday is the largest ever between the Justice Department and a corporation. Yet it isn't likely the end of the bank's legal troubles over the risky mortgage securities it sold before the financial crisis.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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Wave of attacks in Iraqi capital kills at least 29

BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of bombings hit mainly Shiite and busy commercial areas in and outside Baghdad on Wednesday morning, killing at least 29 people and wounding 104, Iraqi officials said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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Iran's leader backs nuke talks, with conditions

GENEVA (AP) — Iran's supreme leader voiced support Wednesday for the negotiations over his country's nuclear program, but insisted there are limits to the concessions Iran will make in exchange for an easing of the sanctions choking its economy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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Missouri executes serial killer Franklin

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Joseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put to death Wednesday in Missouri, the state's first execution in nearly three years.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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Poll: 'Just kidding' doesn't make online slurs OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it's wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you're just kidding. But when they see them, they don't take much personal offense.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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Macy's Thanksgiving parade awash in float flaps

NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is awash in animal-related protests over its floats, with controversies involving the unlikely pairing of rocker Joan Jett and Shamu the killer whale.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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Va. senator stabbed; son found dead in home

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia state Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, the Democrats' gubernatorial nominee four years ago, was stabbed Tuesday in his head and chest at his home, and his son died at the residence from a gunshot wound, police said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 November 2013

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