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Appeals court sides with Google in anti-Muslim film case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube should not have been forced to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a victory for free speech advocates.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015

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US agency to hold hearing on Fiat Chrysler recall compliance

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's highway safety agency says it will hold a public hearing in July to determine if Fiat Chrysler met requirements to notify customers and fix safety problems in 20 recalls covering more than 10 million vehicles.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015

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1 dead, 21 hurt as plane carrying Marines crashes in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. military plane crashed and caught fire as it tried to land during training exercises in Hawaii, killing one Marine, injuring 21 other people and sending black smoke billowing into the sky.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015

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Police: 9 dead in Texas shooting all members of biker gangs

WACO, Texas (AP) — A shootout among rival motorcycle gangs at a popular Central Texas restaurant left nine bikers dead and 18 injured, and it sent panicked patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety, a police spokesman said Sunday.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015

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Scared bear spends week in central Louisiana neighborhood

MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — A young black bear has been a backyard spectacle in a central Louisiana neighborhood where he has spent the past week up one tree or another as he searches for a new home.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015

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Stem cell 'Wild West' takes root amid lack of US regulation

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — More than 170 clinics across the country are selling experimental stem cell procedures for dozens of diseases and conditions — a mushrooming industry that has flourished despite little evidence of its safety or effectiveness.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015

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Obama bans some military-style equipment provided to police

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nine months after police in riot gear dispelled racially charged protests, President Barack Obama is prohibiting the federal government from providing some military-style equipment to local departments and putting stricter controls on other weapons and gear distributed to law enforcement.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015

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Amtrak trains back in service on busy Northeast Corridor

 

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak trains began rolling on the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia, and officials vowed to have safer trains and tracks while investigators worked to determine the cause of the derailment.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015

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