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Philly paper owner’s jet never lifted off runway

A National Transportation Safety Board official looks through the wreckage at the scene Monday, June 2, 2014, in Bedford, Mass., where a plane plunged down an embankment and erupted in flames during a takeoff attempt at Hanscom Field Saturday night. Lewis Katz, co-owner of the...
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Woman: Murder victim was to be beau’s sex offering

Kathryn McDonough weeps as she testifies Tuesday June 3, 2014 in Strafford Sounty Superior Court in Dover, N.H. how she was tied up, blind folded and had abusive sex as punishment be her then boyfriend Seth Mazzaglia. McDonough is the state’s key witness against her former...

Severe weather in Midwest packs baseball-size hail

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Large hail has been reported in Nebraska as severe weather with a potential for tornadoes moves through a swath of Midwest states. The National Weather Service says the highest risk for severe weather Tuesday is centered in parts of northern and...
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Attorney: Girl charged in stabbing is mentally ill

In this Saturday, May 31, 2014 photo, rescue workers take a stabbing victim to the ambulance in Waukesha, Wis. Prosecutors say two 12-year-old southeastern Wisconsin girls stabbed their 12-year-old friend nearly to death in the woods to please a mythological creature they learned...
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FBI: San Francisco man had bomb components

In this photo taken May 31, 2014, agents in hazardous material suits are seen as the FBI searches a building in San Francisco. A San Francisco social media maven and former political consultant who was wanted on suspicion of possessing explosives has been taken into custody after...
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Utah school apologizes to teens for altered photos

Wasatch High School sophomore Shelby Baum, 16, points to yearbook proof, left, and her altered school yearbook photo, right, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Heber City, in Utah. A group of Utah high school students, including Baum, said they were shocked and upset to discover their...
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Before recalls, safety was low in GM hierarchy

FILE – In this April 15, 2014 file photo, Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, right, and Mark Reuss, Executive Vice President of Global Product Development for GM and President of GM America, watch the introduction of new Chevrolet cars at the New York International Auto...

Carbon standards for reservation plants delayed

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Two of the Southwest’s largest coal-fired power plants straddle the San Juan River in New Mexico, one within clear view of the other. But one of them didn’t factor into the Obama administration’s plans to reduce carbon dioxide...
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Obama boosting America’s military effort in Europe

U.S. President Barack Obama and Poland’s President Bronislaw Komorowski make statements and meet with U.S. and Polish troops at an event featuring four F-16 fighter jets, two American and two Polish, as part of multinational military exercises, in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday,...
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Utah school apologizes to teens for altered photos

Wasatch High School sophomore Shelby Baum, 16, points to yearbook proof, left, and her altered school yearbook photo, right, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Heber City, in Utah. A group of Utah high school students, including Baum, said they were shocked and upset to discover their...