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DAWSONVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A waitress has been arrested on charges that she spiked a co-worker’s drink with methamphetamine during their late-night shift at a Waffle House in northern Georgia, causing the drugged man to be hospitalized in a comatose state. Dawson County sheriff’s investigators...
WASHINGTON (AP) — American warplanes struck multiple targets in Libya overnight, hitting what was apparently an Islamic State training camp and a senior extremist leader, a U.S. official said Friday. This official did not further identify the leader or the area in Libya where the airstrikes were...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a photo they circulated of two people taken with a stolen Kindle has led to its return. Police released the photo Thursday that had uploaded automatically to the owner’s cloud account. It showed a photo of a man and a woman who apparently visited church...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers have approved landmark legislation that propels the state’s minimum wage for all workers to the highest rank in the U.S., and does so through an unparalleled tiered system based on geography. The state House of Representatives on Thursday passed Senate Bill...
NEW YORK (AP) — Angela “Big Ang” Raiola, the raspy-voiced bar owner who gained fame on the reality TV series “Mob Wives,” died early Thursday, nearly a year after being diagnosed with throat cancer. She was 55. Raiola died at a New York City hospital while surrounded by friends and family, said...
Before the freighter El Faro sank, the captain was warned by a text message from his vacationing second mate that a storm looming offshore was forecast to become a hurricane, according to testimony Thursday. Second Mate Charles Baird testified before a U.S. Coast Guard panel in Jacksonville...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twin sisters in California will share a $6 million lottery jackpot after one of them lucked out with a winning ticket. Lisa Toton says she purchased several tickets after spotting a yellow ladybug, which she’d never seen before. She took it as a sign to stop by a mini-mart...
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts jury has found that several doctors who transplanted a diseased kidney from a deceased homeless man into a patient were not negligent in his death. WCVB-TV reports a Suffolk County jury on Wednesday cleared the doctors and the organ bank that facilitated the...
A Maryland private high school announced the retirement of its longtime football coach Thursday after a player said the coach tried to choke him while kneeling on his chest in a recorded interaction that the student said began as horseplay. A cellphone video shot by another student and verified...
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Tourist Shawn Winrich was taking photos of Pearl Harbor when he saw a helicopter “essentially coming straight at us” at a popular tourist destination that attracts thousands of visitors daily. He switched to video, recording as the helicopter lost altitude and dipped...

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