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Ex-Fogle associate gets 27 years on child porn charges

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former director of a foundation started by ex-Subway pitchman Jared Fogle was sentenced to 27 years in prison Thursday for producing child pornography that played a role in Fogle's criminal case.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 December 2015

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Obama signs education law rewrite shifting power to states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling it a "Christmas miracle," President Barack Obama signed a sweeping overhaul of the No Child Left Behind education law on Thursday, ushering in a new approach to accountability, teacher evaluations and the way the most poorly performing schools are pushed to improve.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 December 2015

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Planned Parenthood suspect: 'I am a warrior for the babies'

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The man accused of killing three people in an attack on a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic defied his own defense attorney in court, declaring himself a "warrior for the babies" who would not be silenced by the lawyer tasked with potentially saving his life.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 December 2015

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Funerals for 14 killed in California massacre set to begin

COVINA, Calif. (AP) — On the morning of Dec. 2, Yvette Velasco got dressed up and flat-ironed her hair. It was an important day: The 27-year-old was going to receive the gold badge officially recognizing her as a San Bernardino County Department of Public Health inspector at a holiday work event.

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Gun buyer and gunman linked through marriage, previous plot

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The gunman who massacred his co-workers in the San Bernardino rampage and the friend who bought the assault rifles used in the shooting were related through marriage and may have plotted an attack together three years ago.

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Sleepless, tense climate negotiators haggle over Paris deal

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Sleep-deprived and increasingly tense, diplomats and climate negotiators outside Paris struggled Thursday to narrow down a 29-page draft of an unprecedented deal to tackle climate change— but countries remained at odds on critical issues a day before the organizers' deadline for an agreement.

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Ali responds to Trump's call to ban Muslims from entering US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boxing legend Muhammad Ali on Wednesday criticized Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump's proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States, calling on Muslims "to stand up to those who use Islam to advance their own personal agenda."

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New rule: Truck drivers must electronically record hours

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — An estimated 3 million commercial truck and bus drivers must electronically record their hours behind the wheel under a new government rule aimed at enforcing regulations designed to prevent fatigue.

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