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Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia's parliament approved a motion to use the country's military in Ukraine after a request from President Vladimir Putin as protests in Russian-speaking cities turned violent Saturday, sparking fears of a wide-scale invasion.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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A strong February wipes out S&P 500's January loss

NEW YORK (AP) — After two months of trading, the stock market is back where it started.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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AP Newsbreak: Washington nuke waste tanks flawed?

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — While one of the newer double-walled nuclear waste storage tanks at a Washington state complex has leaked, six others have "significant construction flaws" that could lead to additional leaks, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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Nuclear dump leak raises questions about cleanup

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — For 15 years the trucks have barreled past southeastern New Mexico's potash mines and seemingly endless fields of oil rigs, hauling decades worth of plutonium-contaminated waste to what is supposed to be a safe and final resting place a half mile underground in the salt beds of the Permian Basin.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014

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Big storm brings new worries to California

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Small mud flows have begun occurring as a powerful storm drops rain on wildfire-scarred mountain slopes above two Southern California foothill cities.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home

LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — Workers at a Mississippi funeral home say they found a man alive and kicking when they opened a body bag.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014

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Library releasing documents from Clinton years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Clinton Presidential Library is making available about 5,000 pages of previously unreleased documents involving former President Bill Clinton's administration.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014

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S&P 500 reaches further into record territory

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved solidly higher Friday, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index further into record territory, as investors focused on a report of surprisingly strong growth in manufacturing in the Midwest.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 February 2014

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