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Prosecutor: Find dismemberment suspect guilty

MONTREAL (AP) — A Canadian man accused of dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to schools and political parties around the country kept a promise made several months earlier to take the life of a human being, the prosecutor said Thursday in his closing arguments.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Body found in car is mother from California family

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Southern California man was tackled as he began climbing over the railing of a bridge Thursday and police led his four young sons to safety, a day after his wife was found dead in the trunk of the family car.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Torture report pits senator vs CIA chief yet again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Their disputes over who spied on whom and censoring the Senate's scathing torture report are history. But the personal feud between Sen. Dianne Feinstein and CIA Director John Brennan may only be getting worse.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Senate to take up $1.1T bill to keep govt running

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's now up to the Senate to pass a huge $1.1 trillion spending bill to keep the government running, but not before a battle between old school veterans and new breed freshmen such as tea partier Ted Cruz and Elizabeth Warren, a liberal with a national following.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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France wants to legalize terminal sedation

PARIS (AP) — France's president wants to allow doctors to keep terminally ill patients sedated until death comes, amid a national debate about whether to legalize euthanasia.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Weekly US unemployment aid applications fall to 294,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people sought U.Sunemployment benefits last week, as the continued low levels of applicants reflect growing job security.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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High-speed Internet on its way to more schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission agreed Thursday to dramatically boost spending to bring high-speed Internet access to schools and libraries in poor or rural areas, a move that would likely increase Americans' phone bills by about $2 a year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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Driving while black? App developers aim to help

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Though the developers of the soon-to-be released "Driving While Black" smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don't want users searching for it.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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