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4th US Navy member is charged in international bribery scheme

SAN DIEGO — A fourth member of the Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of providing cash, vacations, electronics and prostitutes in exchange for classified information.

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Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

PORTLAND, Ore. — A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman’s constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keep…

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Ex-NFL quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

Ex-NFL quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

MESA — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.

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Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that hate crimes are “an affront” to the nation.

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Suspected bank robber fatally shot by Tucson police

Suspected bank robber fatally shot by Tucson police

Tucson police shot and killed a suspected bank robber on the city's south side on Thursday afternoon.

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Iranian woman forgives son's killer at the gallows

Iranian woman forgives son's killer at the gallows

The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute in a dramatic scene this week when the mother of his victim forgave him as he stood on the gallows with the noose around his neck, according to Iranian media.

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Iranian woman forgives son's killer at the gallows

Iranian woman forgives son's killer at the gallows

This picture provided by ISNA, a semi-official news agency, taken on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 shows Samereh Alinejad, right, and her husband Abdolghani, left, removing the noose from the neck of blindfolded Bilal who was convicted of murdering their son Abdollah in the northern city of Nour, …

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Iranian woman forgives son's killer at the gallows

Iranian woman forgives son's killer at the gallows

This picture provided by ISNA, a semi-official news agency, taken on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 shows Kobra, left, whose son Bilal was convicted of murdering a man, embracing Samereh Alinejad, mother of the victim, after she pardoned the murderer before his execution in public in the northern c…

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Nigeria: Fate of abducted girls unknown

Nigeria: Fate of abducted girls unknown

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Able-bodied men from the Nigerian town of Chibok have taken to the dangerous Sambisa Forest to search for more than 100 abducted girls and young women whom the military claimed to have freed from their Islamic extremist kidnappers, an education official said Thursday.

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Phoenix inmate with breast cancer released

Phoenix inmate with breast cancer released

Ruth Alvarez is reflected in a car mirror as she drives away shortly after being released from jail, Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Phoenix. Alvarez, who was arrested for using fake identification to get work, reached a deal with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office to be released from jail to…

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Phoenix inmate with breast cancer released

Phoenix inmate with breast cancer released

Ruth Alvarez waits to leave shortly after being released from jail, Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Phoenix. Alvarez, who was arrested for using fake identification to get work, reached a deal with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office to be released from jail to undergo a planned mastectomy. Al…

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Phoenix inmate with breast cancer released

Phoenix inmate with breast cancer released

Ruth Alvarez, right, is hugged by her daughter Indira Alvarado, shortly after Alvarez was released from jail, Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Phoenix. Alvarez, who was arrested for using fake identification to get work, reached a deal with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office to be released fro…

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Phoenix inmate with breast cancer released

Phoenix inmate with breast cancer released

Ruth Alvarez, right, walks to her vehicle with her daughter, Indira Alvarado, shortly after Alvarez was released from jail, Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Phoenix. Alvarez, who was arrested for using fake identification to get work, reached a deal with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office to b…

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Phoenix inmate with breast cancer released

Phoenix inmate with breast cancer released

Ruth Alvarez walks away from the inmate release door at the Lower Buckeye, Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Phoenix. Alvarez, who was arrested for using fake identification to get work, reached a deal with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office to be released from jail to undergo a planned mastect…

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Phoenix inmate with breast cancer is released

Phoenix inmate with breast cancer is released

PHOENIX — An inmate with breast cancer was released from a Phoenix jail Thursday morning in order to receive life-saving surgery.

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Dirty creek, old purse help solve four-decade mystery

Dirty creek, old purse help solve four-decade mystery

ELK POINT, S.D. — Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road.

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Man shot and killed on Tucson's south side

Man shot and killed on Tucson's south side

A 21-year-old man was killed in a shooting Wednesday night on Tucson's south side, police said.

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Tucson judge issues cease and desist order in Phillips case

Tucson judge issues cease and desist order in Phillips case

A defense investigator has been told to stop contacting members of a Tucson jury who convicted a once-prominent U.S. socialite last week in the 1996 car bomb killing of her ex-husband.

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Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

DENVER (AP) — Authorities were investigating Wednesday whether Denver police responded quickly enough to a woman who was fatally shot at least 12 minutes into a 911 call in which she said her husband was hallucinating and asking her to shoot him.

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Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

In this April 15, 2014 photo, authorities investigate a homicide in Denver. Richard Kirk is being held for investigation of first-degree murder in the death of his wife in their Denver home. Police are investigating whether marijuana played a role in the killing. Police officers arrived just…

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