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Snap back? Not so fast. Sanctions a big issue in nuke talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Snap back? Not so fast.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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Obama: Decision near on removing Cuba from terror list

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — President Barack Obama will act soon on a recommendation about whether to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, he said Thursday as he opened a three-day trip to the Caribbean and Central America.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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Regulators penalize PG&E $1.6 billion for pipeline blast

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Public Utilities Commission voted Thursday to penalize Pacific Gas & Electric Co. $1.6 billion for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people and destroyed more than three dozen homes in suburban San Francisco.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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Midwest prepares for possible tornadoes as storms move east

 

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A broad swath of the Midwest readied for hail, damaging winds and possibly tornadoes Thursday as a strong storm front continued to rumble east.

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Witness: Officer didn't warn man before he shot him 8 times

 

 

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An eyewitness whose cellphone video put a South Carolina police officer in jail on a murder charge said Wednesday that he did not hear the white officer give any warning before he fired eight times at the back of a black man who can be seen in the footage running away before he falls to the ground.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 April 2015

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VA makes little headway in fight to shorten waits for care

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A year after Americans recoiled at new revelations that sick veterans were getting sicker while languishing on waiting lists — and months after the Department of Veterans Affairs instituted major reforms — government data shows that the number of patients facing long waits at VA facilities has not dropped at all.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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After bomber's conviction, jury to decide life or death

BOSTON (AP) — Now that a jury has convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all charges, even more is at stake in the next phase of the federal trial: The same 12 people must decide whether the 21-year-old lives or dies.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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Hail, high winds, tornadoes possible for Midwest on Thursday

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Strong storms rumbled through the Southern Plains early Thursday, missing major population centers but offering a preview of bad weather that could hit Chicago, Detroit and other big cities in the Midwest later in the day.

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