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Prosecutor urges jury to convict Blackwater guards

WASHINGTON (AP) — A prosecutor is urging a federal jury to convict four former Blackwater guards in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqis.

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AP ANALYSIS: A grim stalemate at war’s end in Gaza


<pp_img type="node" title="Mideast Israel Palestinians" caption="Palestinian relatives carry national flag-draped bodies of Omar al-Bareem, 17, and his brother Mohammed, 12, who were killed in an Israeli strike on a car, during their funeral at their family house in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds at 2,000 points

By The Associated Press

<pp_img type="node" title="Financial Markets Wall Street" caption="FILE – In this Monday, March 8, 2010, file photo, a sign for Wall Street is shown near the New York Stock Exchange. Global shares were mixed Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 after the latest record close for the Standard & Poor's 500, with Europe off to a shaky start despite a strong day in Asia.

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In wake of Ferguson, police try to build trust


<pp_img type="node" title="Police Shooting Building Trust" caption="In this photo taken on Aug. 18, 2014, Audrey Hays, left, yells at the speakers about not listening to questions after the meeting with Dallas County District Attorney, Craig Watkins, Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez and Dallas Police Chief David Brown ended at the St. Paul United Methodist Church in Dallas.

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Lawyer can’t drop case of mom of autistic teen

BEULAH, Mich. (AP) — Lawyers representing a northern Michigan woman accused of trying to kill her autistic daughter have asked to withdraw from the case.

But the Traverse City Record-Eagle says ( ) a judge denied the request on Tuesday.

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Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

<pp_img type="node" title="Baby Found in Trash" caption="Police walk near garbage cans where a baby was found Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Kearns, Utah. Police say the newborn, who was left in the trash can near his mother's home, is in extremely critical condition.

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Philadelphia plans parade for Little League team


<pp_img type="node" title="Taney Dragons Celebration Baseball" caption="FILE – In this Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, left, introduces members of the Taney Dragons as they are greeted by fans and city officials during a rally to celebrate the team's return to Philadelphia after competing in the Little League World Series.

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Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

<pp_img type="node" title="APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians" caption="Palestinians walk in front of the damage to the Italian Complex following several late night Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Southern California prepares as big waves brew


<pp_img type="node" title="Southern California Storm Surf" caption="A body surfer swims through a wave at Seal Beach, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Residents in Southern California coastal areas filled sandbags and built sand berms Tuesday to ward against possible flooding from big and potentially damaging surf spawned by Hurricane Marie off Mexico's Pacific coast.

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Former Virginia governor denies corruption charges


RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell faces more questions from a prosecutor when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court in Richmond.

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