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Prosecutor: Allow death penalty in 3 Ohio killings

CLEVELAND (AP) — The prosecutor in a triple-murder case involving three women whose bodies were dumped in trash bags wants the judge to allow the death penalty as an option.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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US stocks drift for a second day; Retailers sink

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks wavered in early afternoon trading Thursday as traders reacted to disappointing news out of the retail industry. If the Standard & Poor's 500 index ends the day down it would be its fifth decline of the six trading days so far in 2014.

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No deep freeze: Australia swelters in heat wave

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bats are dropping from trees, kangaroos are collapsing in the Outback and gardens are turning brown. While North America freezes under record polar temperatures, the southern hemisphere is experiencing the opposite extreme as heat records are being set in Australia after the hottest year ever.

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Ohio subdivision for WWII black vets gets listing

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio subdivision built for and marketed exclusively to returning black veterans of World War II has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Cargo ship with gifts, ants heads to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A privately launched supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Thursday following a series of delays ranging from the cold to the sun.

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Ohio livestock prices

The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Wednesday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:

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Bullock sweeps People's Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sandra Bullock reigned supreme at the 40th annual People's Choice Awards on Wednesday night, taking home four trophies as the evening's top winner.

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Obama ponders limiting NSA access to phone records

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to rein in spying on foreign leaders and is considering restricting National Security Agency access to Americans' phone records, according to people familiar with a White House review of the government's surveillance programs.

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