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Autopsy: Police chokehold caused NYC man's death
NEW YORK (AP) -- The city medical examiner ruled Friday that a police officer's chokehold caused the death of a man whose videotaped arrest and final pleas of "I can't breathe!" sparked outrage and led to the announcement of an overhaul of use-of-force training for the nation's largest police department....

Americans with Ebola returning to US for treatment
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two American aid workers seriously ill with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta for treatment in one of the most tightly sealed isolation units in the country, officials said Friday....

Records show Arizona inmate was injected 15 times
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona executioners injected Joseph Rudolph Wood with a lethal combination of drugs 15 times during the nearly two hours it took for him to die, according to documents released Friday....

AP-GfK poll: Public ready to close book on 2 wars
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three in four Americans think history will judge the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as failures, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that shows that about the same percentage think it was right to pull forces from the two countries....

Doctors: Stabbing suspect sees fictional beings
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- One of two preteens accused of stabbing a classmate 19 times to please a fictional horror character was ordered Friday to receive treatment rather than stand trial, based on doctors' testimony that she claims to see and have conversations with things others cannot - including unicorns and a Harry Potter villain....

Denver fair's bong, edible contests celebrate pot
DENVER (AP) -- Marijuana joined roses and dahlias Friday in blue ribbon events at the nation's first county fair to allow pot competitions....

Rep. Cantor to resign from House seat in August
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House months earlier than expected....

Law changed to allow 'unlocking' cellphones
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It just got a little easier to swap cellphone providers....

Nevada no lock for Tesla plant despite groundwork
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) -- A sprawling industrial park near Reno where wild mustangs roam among the sagebrush has become the focus of the secretive site selection process for Tesla's $5 billion battery factory, but the groundwork taking place is no guarantee the plant and its 6,500 jobs are coming....

Parched Texas city hopes to cut lake evaporation
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- A North Texas city already has deployed two unusual techniques to try to cope with a persistent and lengthy drought, and Wichita Falls just added a third, more extreme tool to try to deal with its dwindling water supply....

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