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Utah doctor to be sentenced for killing wife
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A doctor who was convicted of murder after his wife was found drugged and dead in the bathtub of their Utah home will be sentenced Friday in the case that became a true-crime, cable TV obsession.... 9/19/2014 5:57 AM

Sheriff: Fla. man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter
BELL, Fla. (AP) -- A once-convicted felon killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a shooting at the man's home in a small North Florida town Thursday, a sheriff said.... 9/19/2014 4:00 AM

Hunt for ambush suspect briefly intensifies
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Hours after a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper was laid to rest, the hunt for a man charged with killing him briefly intensified late Thursday as authorities blocked roads around the home of the suspect's parents.... 9/19/2014 2:34 AM

Privacy groups take 2nd hit on license plate data
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A California judge's initial ruling against a tech entrepreneur seeking access to records kept secret in government databases detailing the comings and goings of millions of cars in the San Diego area via license plate scans was the second legal setback within a month for privacy advocates.... 9/19/2014 5:48 AM

Fake tweets stir debate about parody, lawsuit
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.... 9/19/2014 5:42 AM

Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards
NEW YORK (AP) -- Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.... 9/19/2014 2:25 AM

Alibaba poised to surge on the NYSE
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba will say "open sesame" to the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, as its shares begin trading in a highly anticipated debut that could raise up to $25 billion.... 9/19/2014 4:15 AM

Passenger says JetBlue plane filled with smoke
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- A JetBlue airliner that experienced engine problems soon after takeoff returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and passengers evacuated onto the runway using the plane's emergency slides.... 9/19/2014 2:01 AM

Vets work to save leg of dog hit by stolen van
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Veterinarians on Thursday worked to save the leg of a fluffy white dog named Gordo who was run down by a stolen van during a wild police chase that was captured live by television helicopters.... 9/19/2014 5:28 AM

Facebook CEO wants more students to explore tech
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies - and even hire some of them to work at his social-media company.... 9/19/2014 2:04 AM