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US nuclear force faces a cascade of missteps

WASHINGTON (AP) — First it was bad attitudes among young officers in nuclear missile launch centers. Now it's alleged bad behavior by two of the nuclear arsenal's top commanders.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 October 2013

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Ariz., some other states reopening nat'l parks

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Arizona officials say tourists should be able to return to Grand Canyon National Park Saturday after the state along with several counterparts agreed to a federal government plan.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 October 2013

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Wind, rain pound India as massive cyclone hits

BEHRAMPUR, India (AP) — A massive, powerful cyclone was hammering India's eastern coastline with heavy rains and destructive winds Saturday, as hundreds of thousands of people living in the region moved inland and took shelter, hoping to ride out the dangerous storm.

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Abandoned Philly prison adds screams for Halloween

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An abandoned prison would seem creepy enough around Halloween. Now add blood-curdling screams and gruesome characters who can reach out and grab you.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 October 2013

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General in charge of ICBMs fired

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force said Friday it fired the two-star general in charge of its nuclear missiles in response to an investigation into alleged personal misbehavior. It was the second sacking this week of a senior commander of nuclear forces.

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Stocks rise as debt talks continue in Washington

The closer Washington gets to a deal over the debt ceiling, the higher stocks go.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 October 2013

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Kansas man is hit by train, gets up and walks away

 

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas man who was walking along railroad tracks wearing headphones was hit by a train that he didn't hear approaching behind him — but that he got back up and kept walking.

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Ex-cop didn't seem to have target in courthouse

 

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — An ex-police officer did not seem to be targeting anyone or any particular office when he stood across the street from a federal courthouse and sprayed the glass facade with bullets, even taking the time to wave away bystanders before he opened fire, authorities said.

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