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Climate protesters march on Wall Street, block street near NYSE


NEW YORK - Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City's financial district on Monday and blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce Wall Street's role in raising money for businesses that contribute to climate change. | Video

White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car: prosecutor

WASHINGTON - A decorated Iraq war veteran who scaled a fence on Friday night and got into the White House had more than 800 rounds of ammunition in his car and had been arrested in July with a sniper rifle and a map on which the executive mansion was marked, a federal prosecutor said on Monday.

Politics, Iraq 7:16pm EDT

Destructive California wildfire burns on as weather heats up

- Crews fighting a California wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and charred 28 square miles of forest land have made progress, but officials said on Monday the return of high temperatures and low humidity could fuel a new flare-up.

Environment, 4:17pm EDT

Warnings of drugs, domestic violence in Florida mass murder

TAMPA Fla. - Florida authorities were warned repeatedly about problems in the home of a 51-year-old felon who shot his daughter and her six children before killing himself last week, according to records released on Monday by the state child welfare agency.

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Jury chosen in cheating trial of former Atlanta educators

ATLANTA - A jury was chosen Monday in a trial of a dozen former Atlanta educators charged in one of the nation's largest school test-cheating scandals, court officials said.

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Man commits suicide outside Silicon Valley courthouse

- A man shot himself to death outside a courthouse in California's Silicon Valley on Monday and authorities were investigating what prompted the suicide, a police spokesman said.

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Prestigious education award shared by schools in Florida, Georgia

ORLANDO Fla. - School districts in Florida and Georgia were named co-winners on Monday of the Broad Prize for Urban Education, recognizing top-performing urban schools that are closing the achievement gap among low-income and minority students.

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Animal rights group wants vegan diet for Indiana man accused of cannibalism

Louisville Ky. - An animal-rights group wants an Indiana man accused of murdering his former girlfriend and eating part of her body to receive a vegan diet while he is in custody, saying it could help protect jail staff, a spokesman said on Monday.

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High-profile New York event highlights Clinton's 'elite' image

NEW YORK - When Hillary Clinton rubs shoulders with financial executives and philanthropic giants at the Clinton Global Initiative's meeting this week, it will underscore the tension between her elite connections and populist image likely to feature in her expected 2016 presidential campaign.

Arab Bank liable over Hamas attacks: U.S. jury

NEW YORK - A U.S. jury on Monday found Arab Bank Plc liable for providing material support to Hamas and said it must compensate victims of two dozen attacks attributed to the Islamic militant group in Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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