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Reid suffers broken ribs, bones in accident

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid broke several ribs and facial bones when a piece of exercise equipment snapped at his Nevada home Thursday, causing the lawmaker to fall.

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Texas father, son kill NC couple, wound officers in crime spree

By Kara Van Pelt BECKLEY, W. Va. (Reuters) - A Texas father and son on a multi-state crime spree killed a husband and wife in North Carolina, set their home on fire, stole their truck and then shot two police officers in West Virginia, authorities said...

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Senate majority leader hospitalized after exercise accident

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid suffered broken bones in his ribs and face when a piece of exercise equipment malfunctioned during a workout at his Henderson, Nevada, home, his office said in a statement on Friday. Reid, a Demo...

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Some AirAsia victims found belted in seats

Indonesia soldiers carry coffins containing bodies of the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 to be airlifted to Surabaya, at the main hospital in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. The investigation into the AirAsia crash has turned to the ocean floor, with more sonar equipment and metal detectors deployed today to scour the seabed for wreckage, including the plane's black boxes. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — After nearly a week of searching for the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501, rescue teams battling monsoon rains had their most successful day yet on Friday, more than tripling the number of bodies pulled from the Java Sea, some still strapped to their seats.

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Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo dead at 82

File photo of Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo embracing his father Mario after being re-election at the U.S. midterm race in New YorkBy T.G. Branfalt ALBANY, N.Y. (Reuters) - Mario Cuomo, the three-time governor of New York and a leading voice of the Democratic Party's liberal wing who turned down several invitations to seek the U.S. presidency, died on Thursday at his home in Manhattan. He was 82. His death came on the day his eldest son, Andrew Cuomo, delivered inaugural addresses in Manhattan and Buffalo, New York, after being sworn in for his own second term as governor. ...

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California lawyer who inherited client’s wealth ordered to pay charities

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A judge has ordered a California lawyer to pay four prominent non-profit groups, including Doctors Without Borders, a total of $4.3 million for using "undue influence" in arranging to inherit money a client origina...

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Enbridge oil facility in North Dakota catches fire; damage unclear

By Ernest Scheyder WILLISTON, N.D. (Reuters) - An Enbridge Inc crude oil storage and pipeline facility just south of Williston, N.D., has caught fire, eyewitnesses said. The facility serves as a key gathering and distribution hub for crude oil produced...

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Police car strikes, kills student lying on Massachusetts road

(Reuters) - A Chatham, Massachusetts, police cruiser ran over and killed a college lacrosse player lying on an unlit road early on Thursday, authorities said. Garrett Gagne, 22, of Longmeadow, Massachusetts, was lying on an unlit road at about 4 a.m. w...

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