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Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

In this aerial photo people inspect damage at Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in Northampton County, Va., Thursday, July 24, 2014, near Cheriton, Va., after a severe storm swept through the area. Softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped...
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Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot’s plane found

AAA Jul. 24, 2014 4:13 PM ETCoast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot’s plane foundAP 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...
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Arizona execution: Lawyer said inmate not in pain

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...

Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims

MIAMI (AP) — A divided federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war. A panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that federal courts...
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Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot’s plane found

AAA Jul. 24, 2014 2:38 PM ETCoast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot’s plane foundAP 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...
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Arizona execution rekindles death penalty debate

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...
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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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Mont. gov: Sen. in plagiarism row deserves respect

FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2014, file photo, Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., right, and his son Michael leave the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, after a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden. Walsh’s thesis written for the U.S. Army...
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Family: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risks

AAA Jul. 24, 2014 7:29 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...
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JFK returns to old look in new collectors’ coins

A newly-stamped gold coin of President John F. Kennedy is examined at the U.S. Mint at West Point on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in West Point, N.Y. Kennedy is getting a new look on the new coin that is being made by the mint to mark the 50 years since the slain president debuted on...