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    Painstaking search continues after NYC blast, but hope dims

    NEW YORK (AP) Searching with hands and dogs through scoops of rubble from three apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, emergency workers painstakingly looked for signs of two missing people Saturday, though authorities...

    By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press|

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    LA light rail train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt

    LOS ANGELES (AP) A light rail train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver and the train's operator. Nineteen passengers on the train suffered lesser...

    By John Rogers, Associated Press|

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    Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the...

    By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press|

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    Some British Airways frequent flier accounts miles breached

    NEW YORK (AP) Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe.The London-based airline did not say how many accounts were compromised, but said they have been locked...

    By Scott Mayerowitz, AP Airlines Writer|

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    In NYC, an unusual task force fights home-as-hotel rentals

    NEW YORK (AP) From an office by the Brooklyn Bridge, a specialized team of investigators tackles a fast-growing concern in the nation's biggest city: apartments being rented like hotel rooms.Building and fire inspectors, police, lawyers, city...

    By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press|

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    Bison to graze at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

    CHICAGO (AP) A small herd of around two dozen bison could be grazing on restored grassland south of Chicago as soon as this fall now that the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie has final approval for an experimental project that's been years in...

    By Jason Keyser, Associated Press|

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    'Llama drama' owners say USDA draws line against appearances

    PHOENIX (AP) The llamas that became a social media sensation running around a Phoenix-area retirement enclave last month are saying goodbye to the spotlight with one last event Saturday.Kahkneeta (kah-NEE'-tah) and Laney, whose televised dash...

    By Terry Tang, Associated Press|

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    Run from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized property

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The smell of Cuban coffee drifts from the kitchen as Carolyn Chester digs through faded photos that fill boxes spread across the dining table.Friends linked arm-in-arm on a Cuban beach.Men in suits and women in evening gowns at...

    By Adam Geller, AP National Writer|

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    Run from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized property

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The smell of Cuban coffee drifts from the kitchen as Carolyn Chester digs through photos, faded with age, that fill four boxes spread across the dining table.Friends linked arm-in-arm on the sands of a Cuban beach.Men in suits...

    By Adam Geller, AP National Writer|

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    Boston area expects a flood of claims after record winter

    BOSTON (AP) After the Big Dig-out, it's time for the Big Payout. Or will it be the Big Denial?New England's epic winter is on pace to produce a corresponding number of claims as thousands of homeowners seek to repair damage. Successive storms...

    By Philip Marcelo, Associated Press|

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