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    Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to reopen amid shutdown

    NEW YORK (AP) The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will be open for visitors Monday, with New York state picking up the tab for the federal workers.Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement Sunday afternoon.The two sites have been closed due to...

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    Average US gas price jumps 4 cents to $2.58 for regular

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 4 cents nationally over the past two weeks to $2.58.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the increase is due to higher...

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    Trial set for man accused of making bomb parts for jihadists

    PHOENIX (AP) A decade ago, military police raiding a Baghdad apartment during the Iraq War discovered bomb-making materials that authorities say contained the fingerprints of a Syrian man now accused of making a key component for improvised...

    By Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press|

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    Commercial rocket from New Zealand deploys small satellites

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) A rocket launched from New Zealand on Sunday successfully reached orbit carrying small commercial satellites.California-based company Rocket Lab said its Electron rocket, which carries only a small payload of about...

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    Congressman denies allegation in misconduct claim he settled

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) House Speaker Paul Ryan ordered an Ethics Committee investigation Saturday after the New York Times reported U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a complaint that stemmed from his hostility toward a former...

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    Bank says executive is gone; no comment on harassment probe

    NEW YORK (AP) Bank of America has confirmed that a high-profile senior executive has left the company, but it would not comment on reports of an internal investigation into sexual harassment allegations.Omeed Malik is no longer a bank employee,...

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    Maine town manager leads segregation group, promotes whites

    JACKMAN, Maine (AP) The town manager of a rural Maine community says he's the leader of a racial segregationist group, and he believes the United States would be better off if people of different races were to "voluntarily separate."Jackman...

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    Senate roll vote on bill to prevent government shutdown

    The 50-49 roll call Saturday by which the Senate rejected legislation to fund the federal government through Feb. 16. The bill required 60 votes to pass.A "yes" vote is a vote to pass the bill.Voting yes were 5 Democrats and 45 Republicans.Voting...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Businessman may get 6-month delay in deportation

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) An Ohio businessman who faces deportation to his native Jordan may be able to stay in the United States for about six months while his case is reviewed.A U.S. House subcommittee vote Thursday requested the Department of...

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    Southern Californians charged with Chinese export scheme

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Two Southern California men have been arrested on federal charges that they illegally exported computer chips with military applications to China.The U.S. attorney's office says part-time Los Angeles resident Yi-Chi Shih and...

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