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Gas prices in Florida spike

Gas prices were on the rise around much of the country this past week, with a pronounced jump in Florida. According to the American Automobile...

Maldives opposition says lawmakers storm locked parliament

BY BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Maldivian president ordered the military to lock down parliament Monday in a bid to prevent...

In Minneapolis, fake sign warns of ‘easily startled’ police

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer has sparked the posting of at least two fake...

Florida Driver charged in smuggling-related deaths of 10 immigrants

BY NOMAAN MERCHANT SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged...

State faces legal tab in ‘Docs vs. Glocks’ fight

BY | Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE......... Florida will pay $1.1 million in legal fees to attorneys who challenged a controversial...

Girl’s HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV...

Hunt is on for chainsaw attacker who wounded 5 in Swiss...

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How smugglers use trucks with sometimes deadly results

BY MICHAEL TARM CHICAGO (AP) — It could take months for investigators to determine what preceded the deaths of at least nine people found with...

US student freed after week held in China over taxi dispute

BY MATTHEW BROWN BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi...

Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 24 people

BY KATHY GANNON AND AMIR SHAH KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees...

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