12-07-2016  10:04 pm      •     

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New emphasis on innovation and infrastructure improvements

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- President Barack Obama sought to put a fresh face on his revamped economic message Wednesday, singling out three Wisconsin factories the White House says would benefit from the administration's new emphasis on innovation and infrastructure improvements.


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Case nearly unraveled after defendant was convicted on only one of more than 280 counts

NEW YORK (AP) -- The first, and possibly the last, Guantanamo detainee to have a U.S. civilian trial was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for his role in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa, a case that nearly unraveled when the defendant was convicted on just one of more than 280 counts.


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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – An Alabama law firm claims in a lawsuit that Taco Bell is using false advertising when it refers to using "seasoned ground beef" or "seasoned beef" in its products.


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Michael Jackson's doctor is ready to go to trial on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the singer's death, his lawyers say.

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CHICAGO (AP) -- An Illinois appeals court threw former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel off the ballot for Chicago mayor Tuesday because he didn't live in the city in the year before the election.


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PITTSBURGH – Ben Roethlisberger knelt on the turf and buried his head in an AFC championship shirt.
"I'm going to enjoy this," he later said.


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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- A man hiding in the attic of a home sparked an intense firefight with authorities trying to arrest him on a warrant Monday morning, killing two officers and wounding a deputy U.S. Marshal, police said.


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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Health care is Shannon Taylor's "big, big hot button" and no wonder. She is a nurse in Tennessee who examines hospital bills for a health insurance company, and a mother who saw President Barack Obama's health care law come just in time for her family.


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With more than $850 billion owed in student debts in the United States, many college graduates are struggling to meet their bills


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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords can stand with assistance, the latest milestone in her recovery as her family prepares to move her to Houston for extensive mental and physical rehabilitation from a bullet wound to the brain.


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