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Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down
NEW YORK (AP) -- These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices.... 8/4/2015 4:54 AM

New Hampshire officials probing tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) -- Safety officials in New Hampshire worked through the night investigating the collapse of a circus tent during a severe storm that killed two spectators and injured at least 22 other people.... 8/4/2015 5:43 AM

Suspect in Memphis officer's death says he's no coward
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer had a few words for the department's director when he turned himself in, ending a manhunt that dragged on for two days.... 8/4/2015 8:12 AM

Massive California wildfire jumps containment line
MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) -- As firefighters battled a massive Northern California wild land blaze threatening numerous homes, some of the 13,000 people urged to flee their residences were spending what may be just one of many nights in evacuation shelters.... 8/4/2015 9:13 AM

Rugged California area searched in manhunt for gunman
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A manhunt linked to a killing, kidnapping and the wounding of two deputies is focused in a rugged, five-square-mile California area.... 8/4/2015 7:33 AM

Last push begins to sentence Colorado shooter to death
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial will hear even more heart-wrenching testimony from those who lost loved ones in the attack, as prosecutors begin their final push to have James Holmes sentenced to death.... 8/4/2015 7:32 AM

Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fight
DIXON, Calif. (AP) -- California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars.... 8/4/2015 5:22 AM

Hearing set in courthouse shooting as revenge motive eyed
CANTON, Miss. (AP) -- A Mississippi man arrested for fatally shooting another man at a courthouse in a possible case of revenge was scheduled for a bail hearing Tuesday.... 8/4/2015 8:40 AM

APNewsBreak: Officials puzzled over Yosemite jumpers' deaths
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from a cliff in Yosemite National Park in what was to be an exhilarating flight through a V-shaped rocky formation - a route that left little margin for error.... 8/4/2015 7:23 AM

Prosecutor: White officer panicked before shooting black man
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Both sides in the voluntary manslaughter trial of a white Charlotte police officer in the on duty shooting of a black man agree bad choices led up to the man's death as he looked for help after a car crash.... 8/4/2015 9:16 AM

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