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April 18, 2014

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AP PHOTOS: Stratocaster still a favorite at 60

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jimi Hendrix made it shriek. Buddy Holly made it swing. Stevie Ray Vaughn made it snarl.

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This Week in the Civil War
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 10:00 am

This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, April 20: Confederate ram at battle of Plymouth, N.C.

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Deputies: Man smothered crying son over video game
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 8:04 am

HOMOSASSA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games.

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Atlanta residents object to planned priests' home
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 8:04 am

ATLANTA (AP) — Residents are objecting to the Archdiocese of Atlanta's plans to renovate a house in the city's upscale Buckhead neighborhood so it can be a home for a group of priests.

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10 Things to Know for Today
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 8:04 am

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Court chaos: Iraqi man convicted in wife's murder
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 6:03 am

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — What began as a hate crime investigation two years ago has led to the murder conviction of an Iraqi immigrant, whose wife was found badly beaten with a threatening note labeling her a terrorist.

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Quotations in the News
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 6:03 am

"Do you believe they're still alive? I know the chances aren't good. ... No one in his class has been rescued." — Lee Mi-shim, a 48-year-old mother of a missing student, as 270 people are missing two days after a ferry sank off South Korea.

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Views differ of imam accused in terror case
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 3:01 am

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York jury has heard two widely differing descriptions of an Egyptian imam accused of carrying out terrorism offenses while he led a London mosque.

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Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off
Updated: April 18, 2014 - 3:01 am

BOSTON (AP) — Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.

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