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10 Things to Know for Friday

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:05pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:...
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Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:03pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A woman was taken into federal custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton as the former Secretary of State began a Las Vegas convention keynote speech....
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Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:48pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy....
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Investors flee tech stocks again, pummeling Nasdaq

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:39pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The high-flyers are laying the stock market low - once again....
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Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:29pm
WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) -- A manhunt across Florida ended Thursday with the surrender of a driver blamed in a deadly crash at a day care that injured 14 and killed a 4-year-old girl who was sitting in a classroom awaiting her afternoon snack....
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Harvard study suggests 'Jesus' wife' text not fake

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:38pm
BOSTON (AP) -- New scientific tests suggest a fragment of papyrus in which Jesus speaks of "my wife" is more likely an ancient document than a forgery, according to an article published Thursday by the Harvard Theological Review....
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Feds: 'Excessive force' used by Albuquerque police

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:40pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A scathing report by the U.S. Justice Department released Thursday revealed a troubling and often unjustified pattern of excessive force by the Albuquerque Police Department and recommended that New Mexico's largest city become the latest municipality to adopt reforms aimed at cleaning up its police force....
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Dieters move past calories, food makers follow

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling....
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Lawyer: Stabbing suspect like 'deer in headlights'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:35pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing 22 people at his high school was dazed "like a deer in the headlights" hours later and doesn't fully grasp what he did, his attorney said Thursday as he sketched out the beginnings of a possible mental health defense....
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$4 billion: Bogus tax refunds a growing problem

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it takes for crooks to collect billions of dollars in bogus federal tax refunds. And the scam is proving too pervasive to stop....
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Maine Medicaid rules reduce narcotic prescriptions

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:31pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Maine's severe restrictions on opioid painkillers for Medicaid patients, requiring many to instead seek alternative pain management treatment for the past year, have sharply reduced the number of people obtaining highly addictive medications blamed for drug abuse and deaths around the nation....
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House panel votes to hold IRS official in contempt

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A House Committee voted Thursday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at a pair of hearings....
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10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:07pm
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see....
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Police taught to spot signs of psychiatric crisis

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 12:00pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- When a 6-foot-5, 270-pound man with a history of violence broke out of a mental health ward near Philadelphia and tried to withdraw money from a bank, a confrontation with police seemed likely....
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UN approves force for Central African Republic

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:41am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously approved a nearly 12,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping force for Central African Republic, which has been torn by mounting violence between Christians and Muslims....
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Rosa Parks archives remain unsold in warehouse

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:13am
NEW YORK (AP) -- At a time when interest in civil rights memorabilia is rekindled, a lifetime's worth of Rosa Parks' belongings - among them her Presidential Medal of Freedom - sits in a New York warehouse, unseen and unsold....
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AP Interview: Arab League chief backs peace talks

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:11am
CAIRO (AP) -- The head of the Arab League said Thursday he is confident that Israel and the Palestinians soon will resolve a crisis over the release of long-held Palestinian prisoners and extend their U.S.-brokered peace talks beyond an April deadline....
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AP Interview: Arab League chief backs peace talks

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:21am
CAIRO (AP) -- The leader of the Arab League says he is confident that Israel and the Palestinians will resolve a crisis over the release of long-held Palestinian prisoners and extend their U.S.-brokered peace talks....
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Afghan probe begins in attack on AP journalists

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:20am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan central government authorities on Wednesday began questioning the police commander who killed an Associated Press photographer and wounded an AP reporter, a day after he was transferred by helicopter to the capital - a rare case in which an Afghan officer or soldier who shot a foreigner was captured alive....
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India votes in crucial phase of national elections

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:20am
PATNA, India (AP) -- Indians voted in the crucial third phase of national elections Thursday, with millions going to the polls in the heartland states that are essential to the main opposition Hindu nationalist party's bid to end the 10-year rule of Congress party....
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