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at 18:08 on July 29, 2015, EDT.

US official: Debris in photo belongs to the same type of aircraft as missing Malaysia plane

WASHINGTON - A U.S. official says air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year.

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at 17:59 on July 29, 2015, EDT.

Afghanistan says Taliban leader Mullah Omar died in 2013, creating uncertainty for peace talks

KABUL - Afghanistan asserted Wednesday that the Taliban's reclusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, died more than two years ago in a Pakistani hospital — an announcement that injects new uncertainty into the country's fragile peace process.

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at 17:46 on July 29, 2015, EDT.

US court in Chicago says drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test; wrong nearly half the time

CHICAGO - Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.

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at 16:09 on July 29, 2015, EDT.

Prosecutors charge California teen with murder in death of 8-year-old girl in artist complex

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - Prosecutors charged a 15-year-old boy with murder, kidnapping and sexual assault Wednesday in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town.

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at 17:08 on July 29, 2015, EDT.

Minnesota dentist tells patients to seek care elsewhere, says he rarely discussed hunting

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Minnesota dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe advised patients Wednesday to seek care elsewhere and said he rarely discussed his big-game hunting because it can be a "divisive and emotionally charged topic."

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at 16:57 on July 29, 2015, EDT.

Police: Prison escapee still co-operating a month after his capture as investigation continues

RAY BROOK, N.Y. - A New York state police major who led the manhunt for two killers who broke out of a prison says the surviving escapee is still co-operating with investigators a month after his capture.

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29.07.2015

US official: Debris in photo belongs to the same type of aircraft as missing Malaysia plane

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29.07.2015

Afghanistan says Taliban leader Mullah Omar died in 2013, creating uncertainty for peace talks

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29.07.2015

US court in Chicago says drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test; wrong nearly half the time

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29.07.2015

Prosecutors charge California teen with murder in death of 8-year-old girl in artist complex

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