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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 3:52pm

Fiancee of ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez called to testify Friday

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be called to testify in his murder trial Friday, two people with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 3:28pm

Uncle denounces police claim that California kidnap was hoax

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) -- The uncle of a California woman who was reported kidnapped said police were reckless in concluding it was a hoax after she turned up safe, a TV station reported....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 3:21pm

Sheriff: Young brothers cooking before shooting kills 2

HUDSON, Fla. (AP) -- A 12-year-old boy was cooking with his older brother when an argument erupted, and the boy shot his 6-year-old brother to death, wounded his older brother in the leg and killed himself, a sheriff said Thursday....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 2:25pm

Suburban Chicago cousins arrested in Islamic State case

CHICAGO (AP) -- A member of the Illinois Army National Guard and his suburban Chicago cousin have been arrested on charges of conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, the U.S. Attorney's office said in a Thursday statement....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 2:08pm

Bergdahl charged despite torture, attempts to escape Taliban

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured repeatedly in the five years he was held captive by the Taliban: beaten with a copper cable, chained, held in a cage and threatened with execution after trying to escape....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 2:01pm

Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal prison for halfway house

CHICAGO (AP) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. left an Alabama federal prison early Thursday bound for a halfway house, where he begins his transition back into society two years after pleading guilty to spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 1:50pm

Report: Diversity of New England plant life is threatened

BOSTON (AP) -- From picturesque coastal estuaries of Cape Cod to the soaring White Mountains, much of New England's rich native flora is fighting for survival against increasing odds, according to what conservationists call the most comprehensive accounting ever made of the region's plant life....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 1:49pm

Records: Cop driving in wrong-way crash had 2 DUI arrests

LINDEN, N.J. (AP) -- An off-duty New Jersey police officer behind the wheel of a car that crashed while heading the wrong way on a New York highway, killing two passengers, has had two DUI arrests in the last four years....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 12:49pm

Tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Arkansas; 1 dead, several injured

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- The first batch of severe weather in this year's tornado season devastated an Oklahoma mobile home park, as storms across the area damaged buildings, tore off roofs and left debris strewn across roads. One person was killed and several were injured....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 12:18pm

Ohio mom pleads not guilty to decapitating her baby daughter

CINCINNATI (AP) -- A woman accused of decapitating her 3-month-old daughter pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of aggravated murder....

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