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Obama thrusts gun control debate into forefront of 2016 race

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making good on his pledge to politicize gun violence.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Missing Hong Kong bookseller's wife drops police report

HONG KONG (AP) — The mystery surrounding five missing Hong Kong booksellers known for titles banned in mainland China deepened after one purportedly wrote a letter saying he was fine and helping with an investigation on the mainland, prompting his wife to drop a missing person's report.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Faraday reveals sleek, sporty concept car in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The automotive future according to a new electric car maker looks an awful lot like a Corvette crossed with the Batmobile.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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No-hurry defense: Refuge takeover requires delicate response

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The armed activists who flocked to a remote wildlife refuge to take a stand against the federal government also looked prepared for a nippy day of hunting or fishing.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Firm to pay up after making workers clock out for bathroom

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania company that publishes business newsletters will pay about $1.75 million to thousands of employees who had to clock out while going on short breaks, including for the bathroom.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Family not happy officer out on bond in motorist's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina policeman charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist will remain under house arrest until his trial begins in the fall.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Police: Motel standoff ends with suspect stabbing himself

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A standoff at a motel outside Atlanta that involved a number of children ended Tuesday morning with the suspect stabbing himself but no one else injured, police said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Deliberate acts cause more airline deaths than crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) — An industry tally shows more airline deaths worldwide were due to deliberate acts in 2015 than to accidental air crashes, for the second year in a row.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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