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FBI seeks man after explosion near Colorado Springs NAACP

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a man who may have information about a homemade explosive that someone set off near the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Obama calls French shooting 'cowardly evil attacks'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called Wednesday's deadly shooting at a satirical newspaper in Paris "cowardly evil attacks" on journalists and a free press and vowed to help France pursue the terrorists who went on the run.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Police: Young sisters charged in brother's fatal shooting

WHITE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — With help from her younger sister, a 15-year-old girl fatally shot her older brother with a gun that their parents had locked up while they were away, and then the pair took off from the home, authorities in Florida said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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12 dead in terror attack on Paris paper, including editor

PARIS (AP) — Masked gunmen shouting "Allahu akbar!" stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people, including the paper's editor and a cartoonist, before escaping in a getaway car. It was France's deadliest terror attack in at least two decades.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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FBI to question 100s of patients after Texas clinic shooting

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The FBI plans to question hundreds of patients who may have witnessed a shooting at a West Texas veterans' clinic that left two people dead, including the suspected gunman, the agency said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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House rule sets up election-year battle over Social Security

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Buried in new rules that will govern the House for the next two years is a provision that could force an explosive battle over Social Security's finances on the eve of the 2016 presidential election.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Scorekeeping change may help GOP pass tax reform

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans controlling the House have changed the rules on budget scorekeeping and Democrats are unhappy with the new math.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Bitterly cold air stretches from Dakotas to Alabama

Frigid air is blowing across the United States, dropping temperatures in many areas into the single digits and leading weather monitors to issue wind chill advisories and politicians to plead with residents to check on their neighbors.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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