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  • 5 terrorism suspects extradited from UK to US

    NEW YORK (AP) — An ailing extremist Egyptian-born preacher and four other terrorism suspects arrived in the United States from England early Saturday under tight security to face trial, and …


  • Calif. gas prices equal all-time high

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The price of gasoline equaled the all-time average high in California of $4.61 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced supply and a volatile market. Prices …


  • 2 extradited to US to appear in Conn. court

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Five terror suspects were extradited from Britain after losing their lengthy fight to avoid facing charges in the U.S., and officials say at least two …


  • Calif. gas prices will rise, then fall next week

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — California gas prices will increase for several more days before leveling off after a temporary reduction in supply triggered a price spike that saw fuming motorists …


  • FBI: Strong signs border death was friendly fire

    PHOENIX (AP) — Friendly fire likely was to blame in a shooting near the Arizona-Mexico line that killed one federal agent and wounded another, the FBI said, noting the investigation …


  • US: Haqqani tie to Afghan insider attacks possible

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Haqqani insurgent network, based in Pakistan and with ties to al-Qaida, is suspected of being a driving force behind a significant number of the “insider” …


  • Abu Hamza extradited to US after UK ruling

    LONDON (AP) — Radical preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri and four other terror suspects were extradited from the U.K. after Britain’s High Court ruled they had no more grounds for appeal …


  • Short supplies keep gas prices rising in Calif.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — California gas prices continued surging Friday, adding another 17 cents per gallon on average, and the increases are expected to continue for at least several more …


  • FBI: Friendly fire likely in border shootings

    PHOENIX (AP) — A preliminary investigation has found friendly fire likely was to blame in a shooting that killed one federal agent and wounded another along the Arizona-Mexico border, the …


  • Suit: Fired staffer doubted 9/11 memorial safety

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former manager at the Sept. 11 memorial was fired for raising health and security concerns at one of the most security-conscious places in the world, …


  • Fungi blamed for meningitis rarely cause trouble

    NEW YORK (AP) — The two kinds of fungus linked to a meningitis outbreak are found in plenty of places and rarely make people sick. People inhale one kind, Aspergillus, …


  • Jobs report brings down debate high in Romney camp

    ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — The cheering stopped on Mitt Romney’s campaign plane Friday morning. The day before, aides had whistled and clapped when the Denver control tower commended the Republican …


  • Problems found at peanut butter plant in 2010

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration found what it called “objectionable conditions” at a New Mexico peanut butter plant in 2010, two years before the current outbreak of …


  • Texas teen describes slayings to 911 operator

    ALEDO, Texas (AP) — A chilling recording of a 911 call captured a 17-year-old Texas boy telling the operator in a calm, monotone voice that he had just shot his …


  • Docs say spine shots for steroids are usually safe

    CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of people get steroid shots in their backs to relieve pain. Now they are probably wondering if it’s safe. In 23 states, hundreds, possibly thousands, of …


  • Intense pain, confusing diagnosis mark meningitis

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A week after her annual steroid shot for back pain, Janet Russell began getting unbearable headaches. A fever followed. Doctors admitted her to the hospital, but …


  • Madoff fraud’s last days recounted in NYC document

    NEW YORK (AP) — In December 2008, two of Bernard Madoff’s most loyal employees met on a Manhattan street corner and fretted over a closely held secret that the rest …


  • Judge: DC Metro must allow anti-jihad ads

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge says the D.C. transit system must allow a pro-Israel ad that equates Muslim radicals with savages. U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer said in a …


  • FBI: Workers hid scheme to sell Russia electronics

    HOUSTON (AP) — An FBI agent testified Friday that employees at a Houston company were coached to hide information about the cutting-edge microelectronics the firm was buying from U.S. manufacturers …


  • Steroid-related meningitis cases rise to 47

    NEW YORK (AP) — As the tally from a deadly meningitis outbreak rose Friday, health officials identified the medical clinics across the country that received steroid shots for back pain …


  • Calif. refinery back online amid soaring prices

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Californians woke up to a shock Friday as overnight gasoline prices jumped by as much as 20 cents a gallon in some areas, ending a week …


  • No more Mich. trials for serial stabbing suspect

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A man charged in a series of fatal stabbings in Michigan in 2010 will face no additional trials in the state unless his first murder conviction …


  • Union boss: Friendly fire possibility in shooting

    PHOENIX (AP) — The shooting of two U.S. Border Patrol agents near the Arizona-Mexico border may have been a case of friendly fire, a union chief for border agents and …


  • Texas test scandal ex-school chief gets 3.5 years

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A federal judge sentenced the former superintendent of El Paso Independent School District to more than three years in prison Friday for his participation in …


  • Giants, 49ers, yachts, fests: SF braces for crowds

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An unusual convergence of sporting and entertainment events in San Francisco this weekend promises to bring up to a million extra people into the densely populated …


  • Suit: Man fired for doubting 9/11 memorial safety

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former manager at the Sept. 11 memorial was fired for raising health and security concerns at one of the most security-conscious places in the world, …


  • CBO tallies 2012 deficit at $1.1T

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new estimate puts the deficit for the just-completed 2012 budget year at $1.1 trillion, the fourth straight year of trillion dollar deficits on President Barack Obama’s …


  • Fungus blamed for meningitis rarely causes trouble

    NEW YORK (AP) — The fungus blamed for causing a meningitis outbreak in several states is mostly everywhere. It floats in the air, indoors and outdoors — and only very …


  • 3 bodies pulled from car submerged in RI harbor

    NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The bodies of three women were pulled Friday from a car that had been in Newport Harbor for hours after it plunged off a pier and …


  • No more trials for Mich. serial stabbing suspect

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A man charged in a series of fatal stabbings in Michigan in 2010 will face no additional trials in the state unless his first murder conviction …


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