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Former New Hampshire prep school student found not guilty of rape

CONCORD, N.H. - A former student of an elite New Hampshire prep school was found not guilty on Friday of raping a 15-year-old girl days before graduation last year in a case that has shone a harsh spotlight on the school's culture.

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Pentagon teams up with Apple, Boeing to develop wearable tech

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter awarded $75 million on Friday to help a consortium of high-tech firms and researchers develop electronic systems packed with sensors flexible enough to be worn by soldiers or molded onto the skin of a plane.

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Rebekah Brooks returning to News Corp as UK chief: FT

- Rebekah Brooks will return to her old job at News Corp heading its British newspaper division, the Financial Times reported on Friday, just over a year after being cleared of criminal charges in a phone-hacking scandal.

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Magnitude 5.5 quake shakes buildings in Peruvian capital

LIMA - An earthquake that shook buildings in the Peruvian capital of Lima on Friday had a magnitude of 5.5 and a depth of 94 kilometers (58 miles), according to a preliminary report by Peru's Geophysical Institute.

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U.S. court hands win to NSA over metadata collection challenge

WASHINGTON - A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a judge's ruling that would have blocked the National Security Agency from collecting phone metadata under a controversial program that has raised privacy concerns.

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Best president ever! How Trump's love of hyperbole could backfire

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - Manhattan real estate lawyer Jon Mechanic remembers the summer day a decade ago when Donald Trump gave him a tour of a vacant retail space inside the Trump Tower on a glittering stretch of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

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Greece's Syriza to win election but face setback, poll shows

ATHENS - Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' leftist Syriza will emerge as the biggest party after next month's election but without the sizeable margin it was hoping for, the first major opinion poll since he resigned last week showed.