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Suicide Bomber Kills Afghan President's Cousin

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says a suicide bomber, his explosives hidden inside his turban, has assassinated the cousin of President Hamid Karzai. Dawa Khan Minapal, the spokesman for the governor of southern Kandahar province, says the attack took place on Tuesday morning in Karz district. Minapal says the bomber walked up to greet Ashmat Khlil Karzai, a...

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14 hours 10 minutes ago

Armed Men Rob Game Room in Bayside

REFUGIO - The hunt is on for a gang of armed men who terrorized employees and customers of a Bayside game room early Saturday morning. The Refugio County Sheriff's Office says as many as six armed men came into Bayside Amusement firing shots in the air and ordering everyone... Read Story

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19 hours 2 minutes ago

Deadly Car Wreck Sparks House Fire

HOUSTON (AP) - A driver has died in a Houston-area car wreck that started an unoccupied house on fire. The Harris County Constable's Office says the driver allegedly ran a stop sign early Monday, the car clipped a parked vehicle and then plowed into the house. The car burst into... Read Story

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22 hours 33 minutes ago

Teenager Stabbed To Death

ABILENE, Texas (AP) - West Texas police say a teenager has died and a person has been injured in a stabbing near Abilene Christian University. Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge says a 19-year-old was killed early Sunday morning at a housing complex near the university. He says another man was... Read Story

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Jul 24, 2014 6:47 AM

House Committee Scrutinizing Texas Foster Care

AUSTIN (AP) - A legislative committee examining ways to better-protect youngsters in Texas foster care will convene for the first time since two foster children drowned over July Fourth weekend. The House Select Committee on Child Protection meets Thursday in Austin. The state's 17,000-child foster system has been under scrutiny... Read Story

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Jul 23, 2014 5:38 AM

Bizarre Charge: Peeing On Candy

HOUSTON - The Houston Police Department has released new details regarding a bizarre incident involving a Manhattan real estate heir. Robert Durst, once acquitted of murder in Galveston County, is now accused of urinating on a rack of candy at a Houston drug store. Houston police were called... Read Story

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14 hours 25 minutes ago

Deal to Improve Veterans' Health Care Costs $17B

WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill's chief supporters said Monday. The agreement includes $10 billion in emergency spending to make... Read Story

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23 hours 42 minutes ago

Man Struck By Lightning At Beach Dies

CALIFORNIA - A 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck 14 people at popular Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island. The LA County coroner says the man was taken from the beach and pronounced dead at an area hospital. Thirteen people, including a 15-year-old boy, were... Read Story

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23 hours 56 minutes ago

Apple Being Sued Over Beats Headphones

NEW YORK - The newest member of the Apple family is being sued. Beats Electronics is accused of copyright infringement by Bose, which alleges Beats infringed on five of its patents for noise cancelling headphones. Apple paid 3 billion dollars to buy Beats from its founder, Dr. Dre.... Read Story

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