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Crews recover bodies from 2 Washington state plane crashes

SEATTLE (AP) — Ground search crews recovered two bodies from the wreckage of a small airplane that crashed into a north-central Washington state mountainside last weekend, forcing a teenager who survived the impact to hike her way off a rugged slope to safety.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 July 2015

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Prosecutors face challenge in 40-year-old kidnapping, murder

WHEATON, Md. (AP) — The indictment of a suspect in the 40-year-old slaying of two sisters who were abducted from a suburban Maryland mall leaves prosecutors with a challenging task: proving that a man killed them when he says he didn't do it, no bodies have been found and other physical evidence has vanished.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 July 2015

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Solar plane pilots: Rapid climb, descent stressed batteries

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — The pilots of a grounded solar-powered airplane say they put too much stress on the batteries of their aircraft as they were leaving Japan for a five-day record-breaking flight to Hawaii.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 July 2015

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Greece seeks relief from lenders after first bailout test

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's troubled left-wing government was seeking urgent relief from European lenders Thursday, after it pushed a harsh austerity package through parliament, triggering a revolt in the governing party and violent demonstrations in central Athens.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 July 2015

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South Africa's Tutu being treated for "stubborn infection"

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African foundation says retired archbishop Desmond Tutu is receiving an intensive course of antibiotics to treat a "stubborn infection."

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 July 2015

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70 years on, Japanese firm to apologize to US WWII veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) — A major Japanese corporation will offer a landmark apology this weekend for using U.S. prisoners of war for forced labor during World War II, according to the Simon Wiesenthal Center that is hosting the event.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2015

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Presidential election already fueled by $377 million

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2016 presidential contest is barely underway, and already donors have poured some $377 million into it, an Associated Press review shows.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2015

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Iraq receives artifacts found by US Special Forces in Syria

BAGHDAD (AP) — Nearly 500 artifacts recovered by U.S. Special Forces during a raid in Syria targeting the Islamic State group were put on display Wednesday at the Baghdad National Museum.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2015

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