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Police knew but didn't view Elliot Rodger's videos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Law officers who visited Elliot Rodger three weeks before he killed six college students near a Santa Barbara university were aware that he had posted disturbing videos but didn't watch them, and they didn't know about his final video detailing his "Day of Retribution" until after the deadly rampage, officials said.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014

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Indianapolis grasps for answers in a violent year

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two men in bright yellow safety vests stroll through a rundown neighborhood where boarded-up houses and padlocked storefronts stand as silent witnesses to a wave of street violence that threatens to taint the reputation of Indiana's capital city.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014

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Texas' top prosecutor: Drug source can be secret

DALLAS (AP) — Texas can keep secret the name of its supplier for its execution drugs, the state attorney general determined after law enforcement argued that suppliers face serious danger.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 May 2014

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Study: Species disappearing far faster than before

WASHINGTON (AP) — Species of plants and animals are becoming extinct at least 1,000 times faster than they did before humans arrived on the scene, and the world is on the brink of a sixth great extinction, a new study says.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 May 2014

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US economy set for rebound after Q1 contraction

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy took a beating from an especially harsh winter during the January-March quarter, skidding into reverse for the first time in three years. But spring has arrived and along with it, signs that the chill was just a temporary setback in the long road to recovery.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 May 2014

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Google says workforce mostly white, male

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed Wednesday how very white and male its workforce is — just 2 percent of its Google employees are black, 3 percent are Hispanic, and 30 percent are women. About a third of the company's workforce is Asian.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 May 2014

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Deal news, jobless claims push stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved slightly higher in afternoon trading Thursday after the government reported that the number of people applying for unemployment benefits sank last week, a sign that employers are laying off fewer people. Hillshire Brands soared after Tyson Foods made a rival bid for the company.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 May 2014

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Guard in hot cell death has record of leaving post

NEW YORK (AP) — A Rikers Island jail guard who investigators say left her post without permission as a mentally ill inmate lay dying in his 101-degree cell in February had been disciplined four years earlier for a similar infraction, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 May 2014

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