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The Galveston County Daily News : Nation

April 24, 2014

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Witness: Iraqi teens posed no threat before death

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The Army already looked into allegations that Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera killed two unarmed Iraqi boys in 2007. Commanders gave him a letter of reprimand.

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Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims
Posted: April 24, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them back on track to be executed as early as next week.

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Cleared of murder, man starts fresh 24 years later
Posted: April 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The day Jonathan Fleming was cleared of the murder that put him behind bars for almost 25 years, he strode out of a New York City courthouse to congratulations from passers-by and what he sees as the start of a new life.

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Stowaway on jet said to be homesick for Africa
Posted: April 24, 2014

HONOLULU (AP) — A security video shows the California boy who survived stowing away on a jetliner dangling his feet from the aircraft's wheel well after arriving in Hawaii, before jumping 8 to 10 feet to the ground and collapsing, an airport official says.

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Wyoming gas explosion prompts evacuation of town
Updated: April 24, 2014 - 2:02 am

OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — Residents and emergency crews are waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a small town in southwestern Wyoming.

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Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes
Updated: April 24, 2014 - 2:02 am

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon commission has ordered a waste-to-power facility to stop accepting boxed medical waste after learning it might be using the remains of aborted fetuses from British Columbia to generate electricity.

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Camilla's brother dies in NY of head injury
Updated: April 24, 2014 - 2:02 am

NEW YORK (AP) — The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar, suffering a head injury.

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Biologists watching fish runs after deadly slide
Updated: April 24, 2014 - 2:02 am

DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — As search crews continue to look for two missing people following the devastating mudslide in Washington state, scientists are closely monitoring how the avalanche is affecting federally endangered fish runs.

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Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods
Updated: April 24, 2014 - 2:02 am

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly approves of the idea.

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