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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A 63-year-old man has been sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison for strangling his wife in her Syracuse apartment more than 30 years ago.

Ronald Meadow pleaded his innocence for more than three decades before pleading guilty to

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State officials are asking the federal government to change its quotas to allow New York-based commercial fishing companies to haul in more fluke.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman have filed a petition seeking

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ROME (AP) — Italian lawmakers have elected the speakers of both chambers of parliament following an inconclusive March 4 election, giving the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement leadership of one chamber and Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia the other.

Forza

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BEIRUT (AP) — Some 7,000 members of a rebel group and their relatives were preparing to leave eastern Ghouta to opposition-held areas north of the country Saturday as part of an agreement to evacuate the second of three pockets held by opposition fighters east of the capital

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The speaker of Catalonia's parliament on Saturday suspended a scheduled vote to elect a jailed separatist leader as the new regional president of the restive northeastern corner of Spain.

Speaker Roger Torrent communicated his

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With passage of an enormous budget bill, the GOP-controlled Congress all but wrapped up its legislating for the year. But will it be enough to convince voters to give Republicans another two years at the helm?

In two big ways, Republicans

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TREBES, France (AP) — The Latest on the extremist attack in southern France (all times local):

1:30 p.m.

France is mourning the death of a courageous police officer who offered himself up to an Islamic extremist gunman in exchange for a

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal fishing regulators say they are conducting a five-year review of threatened and endangered populations of Atlantic sturgeon.

Populations of sturgeon are listed as threatened in the Gulf of Maine and endangered in New York Bight

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas have agreed to hold high-level talks this coming week to prepare for an April summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, South Korea said Saturday.

The summit aims to

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ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A 47-year-old Ithaca man has received the maximum sentence of 25 years in prison for killing a woman whose body was found at a construction site near Cornell University.

Michael Davis pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in February. He

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