12-08-2016  4:06 pm      •     

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Bank of America Corp. violated Arizona's consumer fraud law by misleading consumers trying to get home loan modifications, state Attorney General Terry Goddard said Friday as he filed a civil lawsuit against the bank.


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BUNGAY, England (AP) -- The founder of WikiLeaks said Friday he fears that the United States is preparing to indict him, but insisted that the secret-spilling site would continue its work despite what he claims is a dirty tricks campaign.


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NEW YORK (AP) -- Three employees at public companies and a sales executive at a California expert-networking firm on Thursday became the latest to be arrested in a wide-ranging Wall Street insider trading probe that has now resulted in charges against six people.


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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Convicted dogfighting-ring operator Michael Vick hopes to own a dog again someday.


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WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has said the war in Afghanistan remains "a very difficult endeavor" but the nation is on track to achieve its goals.


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Aunt: 'We want his skull back'

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Rebecca Glover said her family could not have been more horrified by what happened to her nephew: He was shot by police days after Hurricane Katrina hit, then left to die in a car that a police officer drove to a deserted levee and set ablaze. Now she wants to know what happened to her nephew's skull.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — The spending barons on Capitol Hill, long used to muscling past opponents of bills larded with pet projects, are seeking one last victory before tea party-backed GOP insurgents storm Congress intent on ending the good old days of pork-barrel politics.


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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- The British monarchy tale "The King's Speech" led Golden Globe contenders Tuesday with seven nominations, including best drama and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush.


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WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's neighborhoods became more integrated last year than during any time in at least a century as a rising Black middle class moved into fast-growing White areas in the South and West.


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BRUSSELS (AP) -- They remembered him as "The Bulldozer" - a U.S. diplomat with such a forceful persona he could drag politicians, military brass and even warlords to the negotiating table in a quest for peace.


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