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Police: Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman opened fire early Thursday at a Florida State University library sending hundreds of students who had been up all night studying for exams scrambling for cover in the book aisles and barricading themselves in with desks. Three students were wounded before police killed the gunman in a shootout, authorities said.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Obama signs bill to revamp federal child care aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federally subsidized child care providers will have to conduct criminal background checks on their workers and undergo a yearly inspection under legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama on Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Health system reveals hospital gown to cover rears

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-based health system has unveiled a new hospital gown that aims to put the wraps on a big source of patients' grumbles — a lack of rear coverage.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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How to teach self-driving cars ethics of the road

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A large truck speeding in the opposite direction suddenly veers into your lane.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Obama to announce immigration steps Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama on Thursday will announce steps he will take to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation, defying Republican lawmakers who say such a step would poison relations with the new GOP led legislature.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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'This is my jail': Corruption case goes to trial

BALTIMORE (AP) — Inside the Baltimore City Detention Center, gang members used smuggled cellphones, dealt drugs and had sex with corrupt guards — several of whom they impregnated — who helped them as they ran operations of the Black Guerilla Family, according to court papers in a case alleging widespread corruption at the state-run facility.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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New York dealing with massive snow; storm looming

 

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A ferocious lake-effect storm left the Buffalo area buried under 6 feet of snow Wednesday, trapping people on highways and in homes, and another storm expected to drop 2 to 3 feet more was on its way.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Senate blocks NSA phone records measure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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