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Texas Muslims on edge amid protests, contest attack
DALLAS (AP) -- When an outspoken opponent of radical Islam sought to mock Muhammad in Texas, one of the nation's largest Islamic communities, local Muslims were encouraged to ignore her, and they did.... 5/5/2015 10:48 PM

Fingerprint ruse IDs Florida man as longtime Ohio fugitive
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A man convicted of manslaughter walked away from an Ohio prison farm in 1959, then was allowed to slip away from law enforcement in 1975 and disappeared until a ruse to get his fingerprints led to his arrest in Florida this week, investigators said Tuesday.... 5/5/2015 9:55 PM

Turkey farmer hit by bird flu sees emotional, financial toll
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Lifelong turkey farmer Greg Langmo knew as soon as the young flock that usually clustered around him like curious little puppies turned lethargic and stopped eating that his Minnesota farm had been struck by the bird flu that has shaken the poultry industry.... 5/5/2015 9:05 PM

Doubts raised about Islamic State's claim in Texas attack
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in which it had no operational role.... 5/5/2015 10:53 PM

Ferguson mulls removing Brown shrine from middle of street
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- To some, a makeshift shrine in the middle of the Ferguson street where Michael Brown was killed last summer is a hallowed symbol of a new civil rights movement over race and policing. To others, it has served its purpose and is now more of an eyesore and a road hazard.... 5/5/2015 8:56 PM

Energy rich US states move to quash local limits on drilling
MANSFIELD, Texas (AP) -- Lawmakers in Texas and energy producing states across the nation are rushing to stop local communities from imposing limits on oil and gas drilling despite growing public concern about the health and environmental toll of such activities in urban areas.... 5/5/2015 9:42 PM

Regulators: California fell far short of water-saving target
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Californians conserved little water in March and local officials were not aggressive in cracking down on waste, state regulators reported Tuesday as they considered tough measures to force savings amid a continuing drought.... 5/5/2015 10:15 PM

Canadian judge delays bail decision for ex-Gitmo inmate
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- A Canadian judge said Tuesday she needs more time to make a decision on whether a former Guantanamo Bay inmate should be released on bail while he appeals his conviction for war crimes in the United States.... 5/5/2015 10:32 PM

Capital murder indictment returned in U.Va. slaying case
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The man accused of abducting and killing a University of Virginia student has been charged with capital murder and a prosecutor said Tuesday she will seek the death penalty.... 5/5/2015 10:36 PM

Austin air ambulance returns to air after nurse's fatal fall
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A Texas air ambulance service is returning to the air more than a week after one of its flight nurses fell to her death from a helicopter hoist.... 5/5/2015 10:49 PM



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