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Bomb suspect's sister: He was going to hit me with dumbbell

The sister of a man charged with setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey and injuring 31 people this month says he was getting ready to hit her with a dumbbell in August 2014 and stabbed another brother who came to her aid
Updated: 1 hour ago
Pilots, air traffic controllers shifting to text messaging

Pilots, air traffic controllers shifting to text messaging

Federal officials say airline pilots and air traffic controllers are on schedule to switch to digital communications at most of the nation's busiest airports by the end year
Updated: 1 hour ago
Ex-ally: Gov. Christie seemed happy about bridge gridlock

Ex-ally: Gov. Christie seemed happy about bridge gridlock

A former high-ranking transportation official who pleaded guilty in the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal says New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was told about the gridlock as it was unfolding and seemed to be happy about it
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The Latest: Marlins set Wednesday memorial for Fernandez

The Latest: Marlins set Wednesday memorial for Fernandez

The Miami Marlins have scheduled a Wednesday public memorial service for pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died in a weekend boat crash along with two friends
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2 men charged in California killings

2 men charged in California killings

Two young men have been charged with multiple counts of murder in the slayings of a California couple and a family friend
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LGBTQ festival canceled in Haiti amid threats, gov't order

LGBTQ festival canceled in Haiti amid threats, gov't order

Organizers of a cultural festival celebrating Haiti's Afro-Caribbean LGBTQ community say it has been called off due to threats of violence and a prohibition by a government commissioner
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Greece transfers utilities to fund's control in bailout move

Greece transfers utilities to fund's control in bailout move

Amid street protests, Greece's parliament voted Tuesday night to transfer control of public utilities to a new asset fund created by international creditors
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Debate appears likely to topple 36-year ratings record

Debate appears likely to topple 36-year ratings record

Preliminary estimates show the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump should exceed 81 million viewers, beating a debate record that had stood since the Carter-Reagan debate in 1980
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Defense chief: 9/11 bill could be devastating to US military

Defense chief: 9/11 bill could be devastating to US military

Defense Secretary Ash Carter says legislation that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia could be devastating to the U.S. military
Updated: 1 hour ago
Defense chief: 9/11 bill could be devastating to US military

Defense chief: 9/11 bill could be devastating to US military

Defense Secretary Ash Carter says legislation that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia could be devastating to the U.S. military
Updated: 1 hour ago