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Company: 2 dead in medical helicopter crash near Phoenix

 

PHOENIX (AP) — Officials say two people are dead after a medical helicopter crashed in rugged terrain east of Phoenix.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 December 2015

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Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' sets new sales record

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is still scaring up sales and giving the King of Pop's legacy a new milestone.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 December 2015

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Following deadlock, Baltimore jury resumes deliberations

 

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore jury is deliberating again, a day after announcing a deadlock in case of the first police officer to stand trial over the death of Freddie Gray.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 December 2015

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Siri vs. Cortana vs. 'OK Google': Who's better, who's best

 

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cortana's learning the neighborhood. Google's digital assistant can't tell a joke. And Siri apparently has a thing for the metric system.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 December 2015

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Pope's comments on global warming top notable quotes list

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Pope Francis' comments that human activity is mostly to blame for global warming top a list of the most notable quotes of 2015, as compiled by a Yale Law School librarian who also included several sound bites from the U.S. presidential campaign.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 December 2015

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Climate researchers employ tool from 1800s: Whaling logs

 

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Maritime historians, climate scientists and ordinary citizens are coming together on a project to study the logbooks of 19th-century whaling ships to better understand modern-day climate change and Arctic weather patterns.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 December 2015

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AP: Global supermarkets selling shrimp peeled by slaves

 

EDITOR'S NOTE: More than 2,000 trapped fishermen have been freed this year as a result of an ongoing Associated Press investigative series into slavery in the Thai seafood industry. The reports also have led to a dozen arrests, millions of dollars' worth of seizures and proposals for new federal laws.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 December 2015

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'Star Wars' premiere crowd cheers for familiar, new faces

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The reaction was strong to "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at the film's world premiere in Hollywood.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 December 2015

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