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Actor Wes Studi arrested for drunken driving in NM

Actor Wes Studi, a well-known for his roles in “Dances with Wolves” and “The Last of the Mohicans,” was arrested early Friday for aggravated drunken driving in New Mexico, Santa Fe police confirmed.…

Miley Cyrus returns to TV with docu special

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — MTV will become Miley Television this fall. The 20-year-old actress-singer is getting a one-hour documentary — not yet titled — on the music network. The announcement was made Friday by MTV Programming President…

Trayvon Martin’s mother: ‘Use my broken heart’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin told a National Urban League gathering in Philadelphia on Friday to use her tragedy to stop the same thing from happening to another child and she blamed Florida’s…

Iraq’s worsening security woes hit local economy

BAGHDAD (AP) — Sunni truck driver Obeid Manaa had been hauling goods from neighboring countries to Baghdad for years but won’t go near the Iraqi capital after a Shiite militia gave a very specific warning. “If you enter…

Leading Libya activist killed in drive-by shooting

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A security official says a leading Libyan activist and vocal critic of the country’s Islamists has been shot dead in a drive-by shooting in the city of Benghazi. Security official Mohammed al-Hegazi said gunmen…

US seeks transfer of 2 Gitmo detainees to Algeria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the U.S. intends to transfer two additional detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Algeria as part of its effort to close the military prison in Cuba. White House spokesman Jay Carney says…

A look at the Stations of the Cross

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pope Francis was participating Friday in a Stations of the Cross procession, among the most popular and solemn Catholic rituals, at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. Also known as the Way of…

FDA proposes rules for safer imported foods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chances are that about 15 percent of the food you eat — more if your diet includes lots of fruits, vegetables and cheese — comes from abroad, and the government is taking steps now to…
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Pending cases at center of ‘Hard 50′ debate

Legislators and prosecutors seeking a quick rewrite of the Kansas "Hard 50" law believe they can save the tough penalty in pending murder cases with new sentencing hearings for convicted offenders.…

Ocean cancels Australian shows due to vocal tear

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Ocean is canceling the rest of his Australian live shows because of a tear on his vocal cords. Live Nation posted on its Facebook page early Friday that the Grammy winner was told…

Christie slams ‘libertarian’ trend on security

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is drawing the wrath of fellow Republicans for advocating security over privacy rights in the debate over U.S. surveillance efforts. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul tweeted Friday that he worries…