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Friday, Nov 21, 2014 - 3:50pm

NY highway opens as snow ends; flooding a concern

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads....

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Friday, Nov 21, 2014 - 3:47pm

Unarmed man killed by police in NY housing complex

NEW YORK (AP) -- A rookie police officer walking with his gun drawn in a darkened stairwell of a crime-ridden public housing complex accidentally shot and killed a man who was leaving the building with his girlfriend, authorities said Friday....

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Friday, Nov 21, 2014 - 2:50pm

AP PHOTOS: Buffalo area digs out after epic storm

The Buffalo area began the backbreaking work of digging itself out Friday after a historic 7-foot wallop of snow and braced for possible flooding ahead of what is expected to be a much warmer weekend....

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Friday, Nov 21, 2014 - 2:44pm

Marine with robotic leg braces to get Bronze Star

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Capt. Derek Herrera wanted to remain on active duty after a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan left him paralyzed two years ago....

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Friday, Nov 21, 2014 - 2:44pm

Official: Ferguson grand jury still meeting

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm Friday as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But a spokesman for St. Louis County's top prosecutor said the panel is still in session....

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Friday, Nov 21, 2014 - 2:43pm

$139M deal reached in school molestation case

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay $139 million to end all remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous counts of lewd conduct against his students, according to the settlement announced Friday....

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Friday, Nov 21, 2014 - 1:18pm

Correction: Deadly Crash story

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- In a story Nov. 20 about a family killed in a car crash on their way to Disney World, The Associated Press reported erroneously the charge against the driver. The 16-year-old was cited with careless operation, a misdemeanor, not reckless operation of a vehicle, which is a felony....

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Friday, Nov 21, 2014 - 12:39pm

Package from Florida State shooter found in Texas

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- The first of several packages mailed by a man who shot three people at a Florida State University library was delivered in Texas and is in the hands of the FBI, the agency said Friday....

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Friday, Nov 21, 2014 - 12:37pm

Agency: Schools helped Lanza's mom 'appease' him

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The school system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother to "accommodate and appease" him as he became more withdrawn socially, according to a state report issued Friday on the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School....

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Friday, Nov 21, 2014 - 6:06am

Key elements of Obama's actions on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system could shield nearly 5 million people here illegally from deportation, without going through Congress. A look at the key executive measures Obama announced Thursday:...

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