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WASHINGTON – Federal regulators are abandoning efforts to negotiate a compromise on so-called "network neutrality" rules intended to ensure that phone and cable TV companies cannot discriminate against Internet traffic traveling over their broadband lines.

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LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands – Naomi Campbell told a war crimes tribunal Thursday that she had received some "dirty-looking stones" after a 1997 dinner party with former Liberian ruler Charles Taylor — but added that she didn't know if the stones were actually diamonds or who sent the gift.


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In California, a federal judge has ruled that Proposition 8 – a state constitutional amendment approved by 52 percent of voters – is a violation of the U.S. Constitution's Equal Protection Clause.


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WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is heading home to Chicago to celebrate his 49th birthday on Wednesday.


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NEW ORLEANS — BP claimed a key milestone Wednesday in the effort to plug its blown-out well as a government report said much of the spilled oil is "gone," heartening officials who have taken heat during the tricky cleanup but leaving some Gulf Coast residents still skeptical.


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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first word on whether California's same-sex marriage ban passes scrutiny under the U.S. Constitution is scheduled to come down today when a federal judge issues his ruling in a landmark case.


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BERLIN — Several versions of Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch have potentially serious security problems, a German government agency said in an official warning Wednesday


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MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) -- Omar Thornton sat calmly in a meeting with union representative and his supervisors as they showed a video of him stealing beer from the distributor where he worked


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Yes, even dogs are affected by the horrors of war. Gina was once a playful 2-year-old German Shepard until she was deployed to Iraq as a bomb-sniffing dog.

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Waters emphatically denies wrongdoing

A House panel announced Monday that it had charged Rep. Maxine Waters with violating ethics rules, setting the stage for a second election-season trial for a longtime Democratic lawmaker and adding to the party's political woes.
The charges against Waters, a 10-term California congresswoman, focus on whether she broke the rules in requesting federal help for a bank where her husband was a board member and owned stock. She immediately denied the charges.


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