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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 3:55pm

Twins who became 'significant rats' to cartel await sentence

CHICAGO (AP) -- In the underworld of illegal drug trafficking, identical twins Pedro and Margarito Flores rose from middling Chicago dealers to partners of Mexico's most notorious cartel lord, eventually building a nearly $2 billion franchise that spanned much of North America....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 3:31pm

The 10 worst snowstorms in Northeast US in last 60 years

The National Weather Service was predicting a "potentially historic" storm on par with some of the biggest to ever hit the densely populated northeastern U.S....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 3:28pm

Alabama appeals decision blocking ban on same-sex marriage

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama on Monday began the process of appealing a federal judge's decision that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage - a decision that was put on hold to allow time for the appeal....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 3:17pm

The latest on the Northeast snowstorm

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 3:17pm

Monster snowstorm swirls into densely populated Northeast US

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down Monday as a monster storm that could unload a paralyzing 1 to 3 feet of snow swirled into the Northeast....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 3:15pm

Law enforcement wants popular police-tracking app disabled

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Law enforcement is concerned that the popular Waze mobile traffic app by Google Inc., which provides real-time road conditions, can also be used to hunt and harm police....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 2:56pm

Lawyer: Abuse prevention program protects Boy Scouts

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) -- An attorney defending the Boy Scouts against a sex abuse lawsuit in California says the organization acknowledges mistakes in the past but now has a robust child protection program in place....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 2:38pm

CBO: Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Solid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, according to congressional estimates released Monday....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 2:31pm

Panic attack, bad back: Theater shooting brings jury excuses

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he would be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 12:12pm

Mom on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs....

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