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Man arrested in Boston terrorism probe due in court

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BOSTON - A Massachusetts man arrested late Tuesday as part of a terrorism investigation will face charges in federal court on Wednesday, the day after another suspect in the probe was shot dead, according to prosecutors.

Texas set to execute man who has spent three decades on death row

AUSTIN, Texas - One of the longest-serving inmates on Texas' busy death row was set to be executed on Wednesday, more than three decades after being convicted of fatally shooting four people in 1983.

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Apple recalls Beats Pill XL speakers

- Apple Inc said it is recalling Beats Pill XL portable wireless speakers due to a fire hazard from overheating batteries.

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Two years on, empty schools pose tough sell for Chicago

CHICAGO - Sitting at the dead end of a west side Chicago street, the vacant Ward elementary school is a gloomy sight.

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Obama signs bill reforming surveillance program

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed into law on Tuesday legislation passed by Congress earlier in the day reforming a government surveillance program that swept up millions of Americans' telephone records. | Video

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Suspect charged with shooting policemen in Ferguson to appear in court

- A man accused of wounding two policemen during a protest rally in March outside the police headquarters in Ferguson, Missouri, will appear in court on Wednesday for an arraignment hearing, court records showed.

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Hedge fund mogul Paulson gives Harvard record $400 million donation

BOSTON - Harvard University, which has educated many of the world's wealthiest investors, is now getting its biggest single gift from one them: a $400 million donation from Wall Street hedge fund mogul John Paulson.

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Second hearing set for jailed Washington Post Iran reporter: ISNA

DUBAI - An Iranian court will hold a second hearing next week for Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, an American-Iranian on trial on espionage charges, Iran's Students News Agency ISNA reported on Wednesday.

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Boston man shot by police was target of terrorism probe: officials

BOSTON - Law enforcement officers in Boston shot dead a man on Tuesday who came at them with a large knife when they tried to question him as part of a terrorism-related investigation, authorities said, describing him as a "threat."

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Los Angeles City Council to vote on $15 minimum wage

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday will vote on a proposal to increase the minimum wage in the nation's second-largest city by 2020 to $15 an hour from the current $9, officials said.

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