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Ohio cities, schools invest $1B in new program

Posted: 04/23/2013 - A new state investment program that's offering Ohio school districts, cities and libraries higher yields and easier access to their invested income has surpassed the $1 billion mark, the state treasurer said Tuesday.

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Hackers compromise AP Twitter account

Updated: 04/23/2013 - Hackers have compromised the main Twitter account of The Associated Press, sending out an erroneous tweet about an attack at the White House.

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Ricin suspect released from jail

Posted: 04/23/2013 - A federal official says the man charged with sending poison letters to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a Mississippi judge has been released from jail.

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Illinois teen appears in court on terror charges

Posted: 04/23/2013 - An Illinois teenager charged with trying to join an al-Qaida-affiliated group in Syria via a sham FBI website has appeared at a detention hearing in Chicago.

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Lawmakers urge delay in control tower furloughs

Updated: 04/23/2013 - Two senators are urging the Obama administration to postpone the furloughing of air traffic controllers, saying the turmoil caused by reduced staffing raises economic and security concerns as well as inconveniencing thousands of travelers.

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From outsiders to bombing suspects in Boston

Posted: 04/23/2013 - Two U.S. officials say slain Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was an ardent reader of jihadist websites and extremist propaganda in the run-up to last week's marathon attacks that killed three people and wounded 180.

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Court limits deportations over marijuana crimes

Posted: 04/23/2013 - The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a longtime resident of the United States from Jamaica who was deported from the United States over possession of a small amount of marijuana.

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Indianapolis pharmacy recalls compounded drugs

Updated: 04/23/2013 - A pharmacy that makes specialty medications is recalling nearly 100 compounded drugs after federal regulators found potential safety problems during an inspection.

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Spain: 2 terror suspects held, were 'lone wolves'

Posted: 04/23/2013 - Police have arrested two suspected members of al-Qaida's North African branch in Spain, one of whom Spanish authorities alleged praised the Boston Marathon bombings, but neither of whom was known to possess any explosives or be planning any attack.

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Boston bomb suspect charged; religious motive seen

Updated: 04/23/2013 - The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by a radical brand of Islam but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, U.S. officials said Monday after interrogating and charging Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with crimes that could bring the death penalty.

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EEOC seeks damages for disabled Iowa plant workers

Posted: 04/22/2013 - The federal government is suing a now-defunct Texas company on behalf of 32 mentally disabled men who allegedly faced abuse and unsafe living conditions while employed as contract workers.

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DA looks for links between bomb suspect, slaying

Posted: 04/22/2013 - Investigators in a Boston suburb are looking into whether there are links between a suspect in last week's Boston Marathon bombing and an unsolved 2011 slaying.

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Police: Man killed girlfriend, 3 others in Seattle

Posted: 04/22/2013 - Police say a man killed his live-in girlfriend at an apartment complex south of Seattle then fatally shot three men, including one who had phoned 911 to report hearing gunfire.

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