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MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A judge on Thursday denied a request from a man rescued at sea last year who wants to seal from public view a warrant that reveals he was a suspect in the 2013 unsolved slaying of his millionaire grandfather. A lawyer for Nathan Carman argued that although the contents...
MARION, Ill. (AP) — The flip of a coin on Thursday decided the next leader of a tiny town in southern Illinois after an election earlier this month ended in a tie. Williamson County Clerk Amanda Barnes said Bryan Riekena let fellow candidate Tammy O’Daniell-Howell choose heads or tails before...
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors became the latest corporation to have a factory or other asset seized by the government of Venezuela, and the Detroit automaker faces an uphill battle to recover any damages. GM said Thursday that its only factory in Venezuela was confiscated a day earlier, as anti-...
SPARTA, N.J. (AP) — A man who wore a bunny costume and repeatedly blew an air horn inside a New Jersey police station has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Kevin Hemmerich entered the plea Thursday and was fined $500. The judge also ordered a police officer charged with striking Hemmerich in...
Today is Friday, April 21, the 111th day of 2017. There are 254 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 21, 1967, army officers in Greece staged a coup, seizing power and creating a military dictatorship that ruled the country for the next seven years. On this date:...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court judge who wrote a key ruling on doctor-assisted suicide has died. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Senior Judge John T. Noonan died on Monday at the age of 90. Noonan — an appointee of President Ronald Reagan — joined the San Francisco-based...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Forty-four people were killed after a bus swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a deep gorge in northern India’s Himachal Pradesh state Wednesday, a senior government official said. Only two people, including the ticket checker, survived the crash, according to Rohan...
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence praised Indonesia’s democracy and moderate form of Islam on Thursday alongside the president of the world’s most populous Muslim nation, reinforcing his message with a visit to the region’s largest mosque. Pence’s comments, though routine...
WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been held without bail on charges of making, possessing and distributing child pornography. Not guilty pleas to the charges were entered on behalf of 32-year-old Michael Petrucci, of Medway, at his arraignment Tuesday. He was arrested Saturday....
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Fire officials say one person has died in an early morning fire at a Marlborough duplex. The fire chief says the fire on Neil Street was reported at about 4 a.m. Thursday. The female victim was found on the first floor of the home. She was removed from the home by...

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