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Argument may have preceded deadly Fort Hood attack

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The soldier who killed three people at Fort Hood may have argued with another service member prior to the attack, and investigators believe his unstable mental health contributed to the rampage, authorities said Thursday.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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US reaches $5.15 billion environmental settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government on Thursday reached a $5.15 billion settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp., the largest ever for environmental contamination, to settle claims related to the cleanup of thousands of sites tainted with hazardous chemicals for decades.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Better weather may have lifted job growth in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring went into a deep freeze this winter as harsh weather slowed the economy. A warmer March has raised a key question for Friday's monthly jobs report: Did hiring rebound in March along with the temperatures?

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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AP photographer killed, reporter wounded

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A veteran Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Search agency says 2 ships to start black box hunt

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Crews searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet launched a targeted underwater hunt on Friday for the plane's black boxes along a stretch of remote ocean, with just days left before the devices' batteries are expected to run out.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Hasbro picks 5 'house rules' for new Monopoly set

NEW YORK (AP) — No rent collection while in jail, double the dough for landing on Go and clean out Free Parking if your luck takes you there are among five made-up Monopoly rules Facebook fans voted in for future editions of the board game.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Letterman's departure will reshape late-night

NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Fallon's fast start replacing Jay Leno on the "Tonight" show the past two months had a secondary effect: David Letterman suddenly seemed old.

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Big donors may give even more under court's ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruling Wednesday erasing a long-standing limit on campaign donations will allow a small number of very wealthy donors to give even more than is currently the case, according to students of the complex campaign finance system, and could strengthen the establishment in both parties.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 April 2014

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