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Family: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risks

AAA Jul. 24, 2014 1:38 AM ETFamily: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risksAP In a photo provided by Citizens Foundation, Haris Suleman, center right, in blue shirt, and his father, Babar Suleman, center left, stand with the plane in early July 2014 in Pakistan that they were...

Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America. Experts, however, say those gangs are actually a byproduct of U.S. policies in the 1990s that sent many immigrants back to...
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Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

In an image provided by the Bureau of Land Management, date not known, Bureau of Land Management cave specialist Bryan McKenzie rappels into Natural Trap Cave in north-central Wyoming during a cleanup expedition. The cave holds the remains of tens of thousands of animals,...
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How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, executions went awry

Arizona Republic justice reporter Michael Kiefer describes what he saw as a witness to the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, which took more than an hour and a half at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths...
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Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood. The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 denied a final, last-ditch appeal from Wood, who is seeking a reprieve from execution. (AP Photo/Arizona...

Midazolam Is Common Thread In 3 Lengthy Executions

Arizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday’s execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who had been sentenced to die for the 1989 deaths of a former girlfriend and her father. Witnesses saw Wood gasp and snort for an hour and 40 minutes after the execution drugs were injected...

Frontier League

___ Lake Erie 7, Frontier 2 Florence 5, Schaumburg 2, 1st game Windy City 6, Evansville 1 Florence 5, Schaumburg 3, 2nd game Washington 4, Normal 3 Traverse City 4, Joliet 2, 11 innings River City 9, Rockford 6 Gateway at Southern Illinois, 8:05 p.m. Rockford at Florence, 6:35...

Darrell Wallace Jr. Wins Mudsummer Classic

ROSSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Darrell Wallace Jr. won the Mudsummer Classic on Wednesday night on the dirt at Eldora Speedway for his second Camping World Truck Series victory of the year. Wallace took the lead from Kyle Larson on the final restart on the half-mile oval and held on for...
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European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

A departure flight board displays various canceled and delayed flights in Ben Gurion International airport a day after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration imposed a 24-hour restriction on flights after a Hamas rocket landed Tuesday within a mile of the airport, in Tel Aviv,...
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UN human development report faults inequality

In this Wednesday, July 23, 2014 photo, U.N. Development Program Administrator Helen Clark of New Zealand gestures while speaking during an interview in Tokyo. Improvements in life spans, education and incomes are slowing due to natural disasters, misguided government policies...