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The Latest: Death toll from flooding rises to 16
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):... 10/6/2015 3:40 PM

Sunken ship had enough lifeboats, but storm overpowered it
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- On a vessel taking on water and listing to one side, buffeted by 50-foot waves and winds estimated at up to 140 mph, life rafts can be torn apart and lifeboats become impossible to drop into the sea.... 10/6/2015 1:38 PM

In writings, Oregon gunman ranted about others being crazy
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college last week complained in writings he left behind that everyone else was crazy and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a law enforcement official said.... 10/6/2015 2:39 PM

Workers remove Ten Commandments from Oklahoma Capitol
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A granite monument of the Ten Commandments that has sparked controversy since its installation on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds was moved early Tuesday to a private conservative think tank for storage.... 10/6/2015 11:42 AM

Judge tosses conviction in infamous '90 NYC tourist killing
NEW YORK (AP) -- A man who maintains he was wrongly convicted in a notorious 1990 tourist killing deserves a new trial, a judge said Tuesday, throwing out a verdict in a case that helped crystallize an era of crime and fear in the nation's biggest city.... 10/6/2015 4:00 PM

Inmates help other prisoners face death in hospice program
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- As late-morning sun streams through narrow prison windows, convicted killer Scott Abram stands beside a fellow inmate, speaks quietly to him and starts singing "Amazing Grace." The prisoner appears to smile, but it's difficult to gauge his response. He is dying.... 10/6/2015 3:44 PM

FAA proposes nearly $2 million fine against drone operator
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday proposed a record $1.9 million fine against an aerial photography company for flying drones in crowded New York and Chicago airspace without permission.... 10/6/2015 3:54 PM

Ex-UN General Assembly head among 6 held in bribery scheme
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former president of the United Nations General Assembly was arrested Tuesday and charged with accepting over $1 million in bribes and a trip to New Orleans for his family from a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul and other businesspeople to pave the way for lucrative investments.... 10/6/2015 3:35 PM

Michigan factory supervisor wins $310.5M Powerball ticket
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- A 50-year-old supervisor at a Michigan fiberglass factory is the winner of a $310.5 million Powerball jackpot.... 10/6/2015 3:20 PM

US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to government figures obtained by The Associated Press.... 10/6/2015 1:08 PM

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