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Bounce house with three children blown away

Updated: 05/14/2014 - Glens Falls Police say a five and six year old boy were seriously hurt when a bounce house was lifted off the ground by the wind, dropping the boys on the ground.

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IRS will not seek to defend tax preparer rules

Updated: 05/14/2014 - The Internal Revenue Service will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate regulations it sought to impose on hundreds of thousands of paid tax preparers.

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Sallie Mae, Justice Department in $60M settlement

Updated: 05/14/2014 - Student lender Sallie Mae has reached a $60 million settlement with the Justice Department to resolve allegations that it charged members of the military excessive interest rates on their student loansy.

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European court: Google must yield on personal info

Posted: 05/14/2014 - Europe's highest court has given people the means to scrub their reputations online. It's issued a landmark ruling that experts say could force Google and other search engines to delete references to old debts, long-ago arrests and other unflattering episodes.

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Report highlights child labor on US tobacco farms

Posted: 05/14/2014 - An international rights group says children as young as 7 are working long hours in U.S. fields harvesting tobacco under sometimes hazardous and sweltering conditions.

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Miners still trapped in Turkey

Updated: 05/14/2014 - Turkey's energy minister says the death toll from an explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey is now 201.

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Gay couples could wed in Idaho as soon as Friday

Posted: 05/13/2014 - Gay and lesbian couples in Idaho could start getting married as soon as Friday, after a judge ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

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Clay Aiken wins congressional primary

Updated: 05/13/2014 - A North Carolina textile entrepreneur locked in a too-close-to-call Democratic Party primary with former "American Idol" singer Clay Aiken has died.

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Police add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

Posted: 05/11/2014 - With texting for many now second nature, law enforcement negotiators say they're increasingly being called upon to defuse violent, unpredictable situations through the typed word.

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Nintendo apologizes for lack of virtual equality

Posted: 05/10/2014 - Nintendo is apologizing and pledging to be more inclusive after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game. But the publisher said it was too late to change the game.

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Baby names: Noah ends Jacob's 14-year run at top

Updated: 05/11/2014 - Noah sailed past Jacob to become the most popular baby name for boys in 2013, ending Jacob's 14-year run at the top. Sophia was the most popular baby name for girls for the third straight year.

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House Democrats weigh role in new Benghazi probe

Posted: 05/09/2014 - Divided House Democrats are weighing whether to participate in a new investigation of the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya, or boycott the election-year inquiry of a tragedy they accuse Republicans of politicizing.

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Texas town shaken by officer shooting 93-year-old

Posted: 05/09/2014 - The mayor of the town of Hearne, Texas says when City Council meets tomorrow, he'll recommend the firing of a police officer who shot and killed a 93-year-old woman.

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Congress to examine DC pot decriminalization

Posted: 05/09/2014 - More than a third of U.S. states have some form of marijuana decriminalization, but only the District of Columbia's pot policy is being singled out for a Congressional hearing.

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