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Sabra hummus
Sabra hummus (Amazon)
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8 things you should know about dangerously tainted food products

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria - listeria.

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Frame from dash cam video provided by the North Charleston Police Department shows Walter Lamer Scott leaving his car after a traffic stop. (AP Photo/North Charleston Police Department)
Frame from dash cam video provided by the North Charleston Police Department shows Walter Lamer Scott leaving his car after a traffic stop. (AP Photo/North Charleston Police Department)
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2 videos leave gap in record of fatal SC police shooting by former NJ man

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Dashboard video shows a police officer making a routine traffic stop. Cellphone video shows the officer shooting the fleeing motorist in the back. What remains a mystery is what happened during the minutes in between that led the polite officer to become a killer.

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His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Westarctica, aka Travis McHenry, posing in his uniform in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photol/Gabriela Alvarez)
His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Westarctica, aka Travis McHenry, posing in his uniform in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photol/Gabriela Alvarez)
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Fake nation declaration is all it takes be both king (or queen) and country

Want to be king, queen, president or grand potentate of your very own country? All you really need to do is proclaim yourself as one, come up with a catchy name and make a flag. "Most micronations are one-man shows, to be completely honest with you," says President Kevin Baugh of the Republic of Molossia.

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Travelers wait in line for a security check at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago
Travelers wait in line for a security check at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago (Scott Olson, Getty Images)
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Loose change, $76,000 of it, left at airport security checkpoints last year

NEW YORK (AP) -- The TSA collected $76,000 in loose change left at security checkpoints in New York City area's three major airports last year.

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Mount St. Joseph's Lauren Hill gives a thumbs-up last November, during her first NCAA college basketball game, against Hiram University. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)
Mount St. Joseph's Lauren Hill gives a thumbs-up last November, during her first NCAA college basketball game, against Hiram University. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)
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Brain cancer didn’t deter Lauren Hill from playing college basketball

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Lauren Hill spent her final year polishing a layup and inspiring others to live fully. She succeeded at both as she fought an inoperable brain tumor.

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A sign is shown posted on a perimeter fence near a Delta 747 at Detroit Metropolitan Airport Thursday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
A sign is shown posted on a perimeter fence near a Delta 747 at Detroit Metropolitan Airport Thursday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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Airport intrusions – Sampling of perimeter breaches at major US hubs

An Associated Press investigation documented 268 instances in which people hopped over, crawled under, drove cars through or otherwise breached the fences and gates protecting the perimeters of 31 of the nation's busiest airports between January 2004 and January 2015. Here's a look at some of those breaches.

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Law enforcement officers investigate the scene involving at least one wrecked DC Metro police car,
Law enforcement officers investigate the scene involving at least one wrecked DC Metro police car (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Man shoots Census Bureau guard, leads police on chase

An armed man kidnapped a woman, shot and critically wounded a Census Bureau guard and led police on a car chase through Maryland and Washington, D.C., on Thursday before authorities cornered him in an exchange of gunfire that left the suspect and a police officer wounded.

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A funnel cloud in Rockford, Illlinois
A funnel cloud in Rockford, Illlinois (AP Photo/Rockford Register Star, Max Gersh)
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One dead, seven hurt in Illinois tornado

At least one large tornado touched down Thursday night in northern Illinois, killing one person and injuring seven others in one tiny community as severe weather pummeled the Midwest.

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President Barack Obama speaks during a town hall meeting at the University of the West Indies
President Barack Obama speaks during a town hall meeting at the University of the West Indies (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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Obama, Castro to come face to face amid bid to restore ties

PANAMA CITY (AP) -- As leaders from across the Western Hemisphere gather Friday in Panama, all eyes will be on two presidents: Barack Obama and Raul Castro, whose expected encounter at the Summit of the Americas will mark a historic moment as the U.S. and Cuba seek to restore ties they abandoned decades ago.

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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2014, file photo, One World Trade Center, center, stands between the transportation hub, left, still under construction, and 7 World Trade Center, second from right, in New York.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2014, file photo, One World Trade Center, center, stands between the transportation hub, left, still under construction, and 7 World Trade Center, second from right, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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Prosecutor probing World Trade Center observation deck lease

NEW YORK (AP) -- Prosecutors are investigating the procurement process behind a contract awarded to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' company to operate the World Trade Center's observation deck.

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