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10-year sentence for ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin leaves federal court after being sentenced in New Orleans, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor, including the chaotic years...
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AP PHOTOS: How marijuana goes from garden to store

In this July 1, 2014 photo, Bob Leeds, owner of Sea of Green Farms, a recreational pot grower and processor in Seattle, inspects small “clone” plants growing under lights in Seattle. The clones will be grown into full-size plants that produce the sticky...
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Cleanup from deadly storm starts in Eastern states

People sort through debris of a destroyed house after Tuesday night’s storm, on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Smithfield, N.Y. The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado destroyed the homes in upstate New York where four people were killed. (AP Photo/Mike...

Fed split on signals for first rate increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials had differing views on the best way to signal to financial markets when they might raise a key short-term interest rate. They were in broad agreement, however, that their monthly bond buying program will end in October. Minutes...

Groups: Immigrant minors lack legal representation

SEATTLE (AP) — A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups is suing the federal government over the fact that few minors have legal representation during deportation proceedings. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in Seattle on behalf of eight...
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Q&A on push to treat young immigrants as refugees

In this June 20, 2014 photo, a woman is helped from one boxcar to another, as Central American migrants wait atop the train they were riding north, hours after it suffered a minor derailment in a remote wooded area outside Reforma de Pineda, Chiapas state, Mexico. Many migrants...

Rebel governor losing hope of Russia intervention

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A top figure in Ukraine’s separatist insurgency says he is losing hope for action by Russian forces and blames Russian tycoons for dissuading Moscow from military intervention. Pavel Gubarev, the self-proclaimed governor of the rebel Donetsk...

Verdict reached in suit over Giants fan beating

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A verdict has been reached in a negligence lawsuit against the Los Angeles Dodgers and former owner Frank McCourt stemming from the beating of a San Francisco Giants fan in 2011. The verdict will be read in Los Angeles Superior Court in a session...

Groups: Immigrant minors lack legal representation

SEATTLE (AP) — A coalition of immigrant rights advocacy groups is suing the federal government over the fact that few minors have legal representation during deportation proceedings. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in Seattle on behalf of eight...