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Guatemalan boy left for better life, died alone

SAN JOSE LAS FLORES, Guatemala (AP) — Gilberto Ramos wanted to leave his chilly mountain village for the United States to earn money to treat his mother's epilepsy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Stocks hold at highs as hiring surges in June

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks held at record levels Wednesday following a report that business hiring surged in June, a promising sign for economic growth. The report comes a day after news of stronger manufacturing in the U.S. and China helped push the stock market to another all-time high.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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In dry California, water fetching record prices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Throughout California's desperately dry Central Valley, those with water to spare are cashing in.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Panel endorses some NSA Internet surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan privacy board on Wednesday unanimously adopted its report that endorses some of the National Security Agency's Internet surveillance programs.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Boy Scout killed at camp brought gun from Nevada

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old boy who died from a gunshot wound at a Boy Scout camp in San Diego brought the handgun with him from his hometown of Las Vegas.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Palestinians say Israeli extremists killed boy

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian teen was abducted and killed Wednesday, Palestinians said, accusing Israeli settlers of carrying out a revenge attack for the deaths of three Israeli youths. The accusation sparked clashes with Israeli forces and demands by the Palestinian president that Israel hold the killers accountable.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Tropical storm threatens East Coast July 4th plans

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A hurricane watch was issued for part of North Carolina's coast early Wednesday as Tropical Storm Arthur moved northward, threatening Fourth of July plans along the East Coast.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Often-split court agrees your privacy matters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices found more common ground than usual this year, and nowhere was their unanimity more surprising than in a ruling that police must get a judge's approval before searching the cellphones of people they've arrested.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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