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NATO: 5 troops killed in southern Afghanistan

Posted: 05/04/2013 - NATO says five members of the U.S.-led international military coalition have been killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan - the first foreign troops killed this month around the country.

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Newtown board mulls plans for Sandy Hook school

Posted: 05/04/2013 - Newtown, Conn., officials are meeting to discuss what to do with the elementary school where 20 first-graders and six educators were shot to death in December, but they might not vote.

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Space Mountain reopens at Disneyland

Posted: 05/04/2013 - One of Disneyland's most popular rides has reopened after the company declined to appeal a workplace safety case.

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California wildfire grows to 43 square miles

Posted: 05/03/2013 - A fast-moving Southern California wildfire burning through coastal wilderness has nearly tripled in size since morning, growing to more than 43 square miles.

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Man sentenced in Cincinnati Grand Prix scheme

Posted: 05/03/2013 - A man who told investors and Cincinnati leaders he could bring a Grand Prix auto race to the city has been sentenced to more than two years in prison and ordered to pay more than $350,000 in restitution.

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Authorities comb woods near bomb suspect's college

Posted: 05/03/2013 - Federal, state and local authorities are searching the woods near the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth campus as part of their investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Obama: US-Mexico stereotypes must be broken

Posted: 05/03/2013 - President Barack Obama says he wants to set aside old stereotypes that have created misunderstanding between Mexico and the United States. He says Mexico is an emerging nation that is remaking itself and that the U.S.-Mexico relationship should be defined by shared prosperity, not by threats both countries face.

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US employers add 165K jobs, rate falls to 7.5 pct.

Posted: 05/03/2013 - U.S. employers added 165,000 jobs in April, and hiring was much stronger in the previous two months than first thought. The gains trimmed the unemployment rate to a four-year low of 7.5 percent.

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Ohio county court has spent $18,000 on rape case

Updated: 05/03/2013 - A county official in eastern Ohio says the high-profile case of a 16-year-old girl raped by two high school football players last summer has cost the juvenile court about $18,000 so far.

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Forest Service to states: Give subsidies back

Updated: 05/03/2013 - The U.S. Forest Service is demanding that states give back $17.9 million in federal subsidies, saying the taxpayer cash is subject to automatic spending cuts called "sequestration."

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Alabama teacher charged in Mississippi girl's kidnapping

Updated: 05/03/2013 - A high-school teacher from Alabama is accused of kidnapping a 6-year-old girl from school in Mississippi, sending a frightening text message to the child's mother and paying to keep her overnight in a hotel.

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10 Things to know for Friday

Updated: 05/03/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

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Fats Domino's Katrina-damaged grand piano restored

Updated: 05/02/2013 - A white Steinway grand piano salvaged from musician Fats Domino's home after Hurricane Katrina has been restored and will be the centerpiece of an exhibit in New Orleans' French Quarter.

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