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US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion clinics in the state or only those at three clinics whose lawsuit challenges the measure....

Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel....

A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel
A look at key moments in the history of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel:...

Ferguson's flashpoint sparks national outrage
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been united by one thing: the killing of Michael Brown....

49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said....

House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil....

Mom charged in girl's death could get trust fund
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund - even if she's convicted....

Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors' plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new generation of electric cars....

Showboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel....

Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office....

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A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel

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US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

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