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Dad: Boys charged in homeless deaths once homeless

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they ... Full Story

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  • Dad: Boys charged in homeless deaths once homeless
    Dad: Boys charged in homeless deaths once homeless

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they too were once homeless, and he has no idea what prompted the brutal Friday night attack that police say left the victims unrecognizable.

  • FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby.

  • Peace talks eyed after Israel, Hamas cease-fire
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    CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary step to avoid sustained violence.

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    Hopkins pays $190M in pelvis exam pix settlement

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  • American Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel
    American Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel

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  • Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire
    Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A destructive wildfire in Washington state has grown slightly but firefighters have made progress in their efforts to get it under control.

  • Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low
    Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing the border without their parents and thousands more families with children.

  • Friend is first convicted in Boston Marathon probe
    Friend is first convicted in Boston Marathon probe

    BOSTON (AP) — The conviction of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for impeding the investigation into the bombings has his lawyers wondering if anyone else who faces charges connected to the 2013 attack stands a chance of acquittal.

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