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AP photographer killed, reporter wounded

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A veteran Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Search agency says 2 ships to start black box hunt

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Crews searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet launched a targeted underwater hunt on Friday for the plane's black boxes along a stretch of remote ocean, with just days left before the devices' batteries are expected to run out.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Hasbro picks 5 'house rules' for new Monopoly set

NEW YORK (AP) — No rent collection while in jail, double the dough for landing on Go and clean out Free Parking if your luck takes you there are among five made-up Monopoly rules Facebook fans voted in for future editions of the board game.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Letterman's departure will reshape late-night

NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Fallon's fast start replacing Jay Leno on the "Tonight" show the past two months had a secondary effect: David Letterman suddenly seemed old.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Big donors may give even more under court's ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruling Wednesday erasing a long-standing limit on campaign donations will allow a small number of very wealthy donors to give even more than is currently the case, according to students of the complex campaign finance system, and could strengthen the establishment in both parties.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 April 2014

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Senators to vote to release terror report summary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee's expected vote to approve declassifying part of a secret report on Bush-era interrogations of terrorism suspects puts the onus on the CIA and a reluctant White House to speed the release of one of the most definitive accounts about the government's actions after the 9/11 attacks.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 April 2014

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Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 30

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The number of confirmed deaths in the Washington state mudslide rose to 30 on Thursday with the release of two more victim names.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 April 2014

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UN: Syrian refugees hit million mark in Lebanon

TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — A teenager from central Syria became the one millionth Syrian refugee to register in Lebanon on Thursday, a "devastating milestone" for the tiny Arab country with about 4.5 million people of its own, the U.N. refugee agency said.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 April 2014

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