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February 11, 2013 - 7:30 PM

'Identity Thief' grabs $34.6M to debut at No. 1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy's "Identity Thief" has made off with the weekend box-office title with a $34.6 million debut.

February 11, 2013 - 7:30 PM

Ind. coroner: Smoke inhalation caused fire deaths

SULPHUR, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana coroner says smoke inhalation is to blame for the deaths of two children and three adults in a mobile home fire last week.

February 11, 2013 - 6:31 PM

Health worker killings show north Nigeria dangers

POTISKUM, Nigeria (AP) — North Korean doctors hacked to death by machete-wielding attackers. Women vaccinating children against polio gunned down in the street.

February 11, 2013 - 6:31 PM

Pope's mission to revive faith clouded by scandal

February 11, 2013 - 6:31 PM

Prosecutor nixes death penalty in Ind. house blast

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A prosecutor says he won't seek the death penalty for three people charged in a deadly Indianapolis house explosion because a jury is unlikely to choose that opti

February 11, 2013 - 6:31 PM

Houston company sued over oil discharged in Gulf

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Justice Department is suing a Houston-based company it accuses of illegally discharging oil from a platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

February 11, 2013 - 6:31 PM

No need to leave the room: Bet by TV at NJ casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey casino says it will become the first casino in the United States to let hotel guests gamble from their rooms over the TV set.

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