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  • Prison officers carry the coffin of their slain colleague, David Black, to Molesworth Presbyterian Church in Cookstown, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. The father of two was shot dead by suspected paramilitary Irish Republican Army dissidents in County Armagh on Thursday as he drove to work at Maghaberry Prison. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

    Thousands mourn N. Ireland prison guard slain by IRA

    Thousands of mourners lined the main street of a central Northern Ireland town Tuesday to bid farewell to a prison officer slain by Irish Republican Army militants, the first killing of a guard in nearly two decades — and a reminder that the British territory's peace is not yet complete.

  • NASCAR CEO backs drug-testing program

    NASCAR CEO Brian France said Tuesday he is confident in the series' drug testing program that is under scrutiny again after A.J. Allmendinger's failed test.

  • AP Enterprise: Brown estate was saddled by debt

    James Brown's charitable trust had withered to just $14,000 and his estate was saddled with more than $20 million in debt before a professional money manager was able to turn it around, an attorney told The Associated Press.

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