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FILE- In this July 15, 2010, file photo, planks of an 18th century ship stick out of the mud at the World Trade Center construction site in New York. Columbia University scientists say this week they have determined wood used in the ship's frame came from a Philadelphia-area forest in 1773, before the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)Researchers: Ship unearthed at WTC site predates American independence.


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Sheriff says domestic situation led to 3 deaths in Cumberland County.A domestic dispute erupted into a gun battle with deputies at a North Carolina trailer park.


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President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.


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