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Police: 9 bodies recovered after Ky. house fire

GREENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An early morning blaze at a home in rural western Kentucky killed nine people, while two others escaped and are being treated for injuries, according to Kentucky State Police.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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US prosecutors seek execution of marathon suspect

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, instantly raising the stakes in what could be one of the most wrenching trials the city has ever seen.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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From Muppets to puppies, Super Bowl ads get cute

NEW YORK (AP) — Call it Cute Bowl.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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US stocks move higher, helped by Facebook, GDP

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved higher in morning trading Thursday, helped by strong earnings from Facebook and an encouraging report that the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the fourth quarter.

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African Union summit ponders violent conflicts

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — African leaders are meeting in Ethiopia Thursday at a summit to discuss outbreaks of violence in South Sudan and Central African Republic, as well as food security across the continent.

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New treatment could reduce kids' peanut allergies

LONDON (AP) — An experimental therapy that fed children with peanut allergies small amounts of peanut flour has helped more than 80 percent of them safely eat a handful of the previously worrisome nuts.

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US economy grew at 3.2 percent rate in Q4

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a 3.2 percent annual rate in the October-December quarter on the strength of the strongest consumer spending in three years, an encouraging sign for 2014.

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