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Defense: General's deal drops sex assault charge

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — An Army general who admitted to multiple affairs with soldiers under his command was expected to plead guilty Monday to a host of charges while the most egregious — that he forced one woman to perform oral sex — was to be dropped as part of a deal.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014

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Plane search expands from Australia to Kazakhstan

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The search for the missing Malaysian jet pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres Monday as Australia scoured the southern Indian Ocean and Kazakhstan — more than 10,000 kilometers (6,000 miles) to the northwest — answered Malaysia's call for help in the unprecedented hunt.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014

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'Best of best' of Ansel Adams' photos on display

LOS ANGELES (AP) — During the last years of his life, Ansel Adams pored over the tens of thousands of negatives he'd carefully stored since his teens, setting aside 70 he determined would stand as his greatest works of art.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014

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US rejects Crimea vote, warns Russia on new moves

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday that Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine and join Russia "would never be recognized" by the United States, as he and other top U.S. officials warned Moscow against making further military moves toward southern and eastern Ukraine.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 March 2014

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Target says it ignored early signs of data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. said in its annual report that a massive security breach has hurt its image and business, while spawning dozens of legal actions, and it noted it can't estimate how big the financial tab will end up being.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 March 2014

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Malaysian leader: plane's disappearance deliberate

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian passenger jet missing for more than a week had its communications deliberately disabled and its last signal came about seven and a half hours after takeoff, meaning it could have ended up as far as Kazakhstan or deep in the southern Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 March 2014

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Officials: Attacked immigrants were surrendering

MISSION, Texas (AP) — An immigrant woman, her daughter and another girl who said they were kidnapped and assaulted by a border patrol agent were in the process of surrendering to the agent when their ordeal began, another Border Patrol agent and a federal law enforcement official said Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 March 2014

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Basement may hold clues in NYC blast that killed 8

NEW YORK (AP) — Emergency workers are still removing debris from the site of a deadly explosion at two New York City apartment buildings that killed eight people.

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 March 2014

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