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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1.   Full Story
 
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GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) — Nearly two dozen turtles that were stranded by cold weather last year in Massachusetts have successfully undergone rehab and have been returned to waters off Louisiana's coast.   Full Story
 
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge is scheduled to hear arguments on the constitutionality of the government's no fly list in a case now embroiled with allegations of terrorism against a one-time northern Virginia resident.   Full Story
 
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — More than a dozen media outlets are asking a California judge to unseal search warrants and other documents related to the murders of a family of four whose bodies were found in shallow desert graves.   Full Story
 
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon on a record-setting journey across the Pacific Ocean entered the final leg of their trip Friday as they traveled along the California coast for an expected landing somewhere in Mexico.   Full Story
 
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges stemming from last month's failed attempt to overthrow the government in the West African nation of Gambia.   Full Story
 
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DENVER (AP) — It's unclear how a Denver police officer involved in the deadly shooting of a 17-year-old girl was hurt, but an academic expert on police use of force says the threat perceived by the officer is critical in determining whether the shooting was justified.   Full Story
 
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CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago has quietly dropped dozens of serious narcotics conspiracy charges stemming from undercover stings involving fictional drug stash houses, a federal law enforcement technique critics contend amounts to entrapment and displays racial bias against minorities.   Full Story
 
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A deep-sea treasure hunter who vanished during a court fight over his $50 million haul of gold bars and coins eluded capture by hiding in a two-room hotel suite under a fake name, paying for everything in cash and keeping a low-profile, authorities said Thursday.   Full Story
 
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LUDLOW, Vt. (AP) — Seventy-five years ago Saturday, the government cut 65-year-old Ida May Fuller of Vermont a check for about $22 — the first Social Security payout.   Full Story
 
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's mountain snowpack, vital for farms, fish and ski resorts, is in the midst of another miserable year, posting record low depths despite normal precipitation.   Full Story
 
LEBANON, Ore. (AP) — A lucky sales call from a Las Vegas, Nevada, company led deputies to rescue a 33-year-old Oregon woman who was being beaten and strangled, a sheriff says.   Full Story
 
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's mountain snowpack, vital for farms, fish and ski resorts, is in the midst of another miserable year, posting record low depths despite normal precipitation.   Full Story
 
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1.   Full Story
 
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges stemming from last month's failed attempt to overthrow the government in the West African nation of Gambia.   Full Story
 
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Findings released Thursday by analysts in the federal agency with the power to give the go-ahead for a proposed national nuclear waste dump in Nevada appear to provide wiggle room for adopting rules to open the repository, if decision-makers want to go forward.   Full Story
 
BOSTON (AP) — John Kerry has many titles — secretary of state, former senator, one-time Democratic candidate for president.   Full Story
 
YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a 97-year-old man and an 84-year-old woman were found dead outside their homes in different towns after this week's blizzard.   Full Story
 
SEATTLE (AP) — Lt. Col. Edward Saylor, one of four surviving Doolittle Raiders who attacked Japan during a daring 1942 mission credited with lifting American morale during World War II, has died.   Full Story
 
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The FBI on Thursday added a former taxi driver from northern Virginia to its list of most-wanted terrorists, saying he was a recruiter for the al-Shabab terror group in Somalia.   Full Story