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Many Mo. farmers shut out of federal flooding aid

Farmers whose land was damaged by Missouri River flooding expressed frustration Friday…

Mayor Bloomberg: No NYC parade for Iraq War vets

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says there will be no city parade…

Mexico ups swine flu screening as cases increase

Three years after swine flu closed Mexico City and caused an international…

Montana's Stillwater mine hit with 27 citations

A Montana precious metals mine received 27 citations in recent safety inspections…

Newport Beach couple pleads guilty to bank scam

A Southern California couple has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges for…

Nigeria sect leader threatens new attacks

The leader of a radical Islamist sect launching increasingly bloody attacks in…

NJ synagogue attack suspect charged with 3rd plot

Authorities in northern New Jersey say a teenager charged in the firebombings…

NY jury: Billionaire's firm must pay attorney $16M

The company through which billionaire Ronald Perelman accumulated much of his wealth…

Pakistani family wants justice in CIA killing

One year after a CIA contractor shot to death two Pakistanis, relatives…

Palmdale fugitive back in US

Authorities say a fugitive wanted for a 2010 killing in Palmdale is…

Police: 16 kilograms of cocaine seized at UN

A shipment containing 16 kilograms of cocaine was seized last week at…

Police: Mo. woman robbed cop called to help her

Police say a St. Louis woman who allegedly robbed an officer who…

Portland: boy arrested with loaded gun on train

Portland transit police have arrested an 11-year-old boy who displayed a loaded…

Prison nurses sue over planned outsourcing of jobs

The union representing Florida's prison nurses is suing the state over the…

Pro-Gingrich group hits Romney on Medicare fraud

A political action committee backing Newt Gingrich is opening up a new…

Report: 11 Iranian pilgrims kidnapped in Syria

Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen in Syria have kidnapped 11…

Residents warned after rabid bobcat bites dogs

Authorities in Hall County are warning residents to be cautious about rabies…

Retiree says he lost life savings with Stanford

A retired architect and military veteran told jurors at Texas financier R.…

Richmond officer acquitted in assault case

A Richmond police officer has been acquitted of charges that he assaulted…

Sentence overturned for Chino prison guard

A federal appeals court panel has overturned the sentence of a former…