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Merkel insists US ties key to Germany despite Trump tensions

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that Germany's relationship with the United States remains "central" to her...

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Jeep exec takes over Fiat, marking end of Marchionne era

ROME (AP) — Jeep executive Mike Manley will be the new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles after longtime leader Sergio...

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Aldrin skips Space Center gala amid feud with his children

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong...

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Disappearing messages, private phones test open records laws

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One app promotes itself as a way to discuss sensitive negotiations and human resources problems without...

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The Latest: Authorities say 1 killed in LA market standoff

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on an active police situation at a Trader Joe's in Los Angeles (all times local):7:25Authorities...

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Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer-winning restaurant critic, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died. He...

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1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman was shot and killed when a gunman ran into a busy Los Angeles supermarket where he held dozens of...

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Ryan Reynolds teases 'Deadpool 2' extended cut at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Reynolds has made a triumphant return to San Diego Comic-Con Saturday to promote the release of a...

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Kavanaugh: Once questioned Watergate tapes decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in...

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Gala opens countdown to 50th anniversary of 1st moon landing

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong...

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Top intel official says he meant no disrespect to Trump

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The top U.S. intelligence official said Saturday he meant no disrespect to President Donald Trump in a...

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Trump finds it 'inconceivable' lawyer would tape a client

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Donald Trump said Saturday he finds it "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client, as the...

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The Latest: Trump says lawyer taping him may be 'illegal'

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his onetime personal attorney (all times local):4:20...

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VP Pence headlines Georgia rally in governor's race

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence made his presence felt Saturday in Georgia's race for governor, headlining a rally...

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Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

A private inspector said Saturday that he warned the company operating duck boats on a Missouri lake about design flaws putting...

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Hillary Clinton to help immigrants reuniting with children

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton is offering a helping hand to immigrants looking to reunite with their families: She says...

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Los Angeles police say a gunman is in custody after taking hostages inside a busy supermarket

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a gunman is in custody after taking hostages inside a busy supermarket .

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NY firefighters wash off buildings near steam-pipe explosion

NEW YORK (AP) — New York firefighters have sprayed the facades of buildings along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan's Flatiron District...

EPA wants to remove lead from a Superfund site in Bristow to protect its workers

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Lead contamination at a former Creek County oil refinery is so extensive the Environmental Protection Agency says it must excavate much of the contamination soon to protect workers who are removing contaminants on the remainder of the property.

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Kavanaugh: Watergate tapes decision may have been wrong

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in...

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Administration releases documents about former Trump adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Saturday released a set of documents once deemed top secret relating to the...

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The Latest: Ex-NTSB chairman: Duck boats prone to accidents

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local):7:40 p.m.A former chairman of...

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Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — "Grab the baby!"Those were the last words Tia Coleman recalls her sister-in-law yelling before the tourist...

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Air Force fighter intercepts plane near Trump golf course

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — A U.S. Air Force fighter jet intercepted a small general aviation aircraft flying near President...

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The Latest: Kavanaugh questioned Watergate tapes decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's response to a Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire...

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Family, home still unfamiliar to Honduran baby

LA LIBERTAD, Honduras (AP) — Baby Johan spent his first day home chasing his family's kitten, bouncing to music and playing...

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Top U.S. intelligence official says he didn't mean to be 'disrespectful' or critical of Trump's Putin invitation

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Top U.S. intelligence official says he didn't mean to be 'disrespectful' or critical of Trump's Putin...

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Navy sailor killed at Pearl Harbor buried in California

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — More than 76 years after he was killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor, a Navy sailor has been laid to...

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'Suffering' ends with Honduran baby back in parents' arms

LA LIBERTAD, Honduras (AP) — Baby Johan spent his first day home chasing his family's kitten, bouncing to music and playing...

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Manley role at Fiat Chrysler a turning point for carmaker

The nomination of Mike Manley as CEO of Fiat Chrysler marks a turning point for the carmaker, putting a brand with historic...

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Citing Florida law, sheriff won't arrest parking lot shooter

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff says that he will not arrest a man who killed a man during an argument over a parking...

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Treasury Secretary: Trump not threatening Fed's independence

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that Donald Trump was not trying to put...

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2 more firefighters hurt battling blaze near Yosemite

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — A California forest fire just west of Yosemite National Park was steadily growing Saturday after two...

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New Mexico man who fed wildlife at his home bitten by bear

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Officials say a 70-year-old southern New Mexico man who regularly fed wildlife at his home suffered...

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Kaine and Stewart square off in first debate

HOT SPRINGS, Va. (AP) — The candidates in Virginia's U.S. Senate race had a quarrelsome first debate Saturday with President...

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Volunteers provide food, care in wake of Iowa tornadoes

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Businesses and volunteers are pitching in to provide more than cleanup in the wake of the destructive...

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3 Minnesota prison officers resign after colleague killed

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota prison officials say three correctional officers have resigned after the killing of one of...

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Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Africa on Saturday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military...

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Man convicted of possessing cache of homemade pipe bombs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man has been found guilty of illegally possessing a cache of homemade pipe bombs discovered on a...

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Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A week ago, Maine Democrat Zak Ringelstein wasn't quite ready to consider himself a member of the...

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Officer faces police charges in black man's chokehold death

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has begun disciplinary proceedings against a white officer accused in the...

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Florida man killed by deputies after he kills dog

LADY LAKE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say deputies shot and killed a man who punched and then shot dogs following a...

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Mnuchin: Overall US economy not harmed by trade battles

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that the overall U.S. economy has not been...

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CVS apologizes to transgender woman for prescription denial

PHOENIX (AP) — Drugstore chain CVS is apologizing to an Arizona transgender woman who says she was denied a hormone...

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The Latest: Kaine and Stewart square off in first debate

HOT SPRINGS, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the first general election debate in Virginia's U.S. Senate race (all times local):12:30...

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Teen boy charged in fatal stabbing of another teen in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police have arrested a teen in the fatal stabbing of another teen following a street fight involving...

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Analysts: Trump tariff threats unlikely to yield trade deals

WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Donald Trump intensifying his rift with U.S. trading partners, economists are growing more...

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Renovation plans unveiled for Oklahoma City tower

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — BancFirst is proceeding with plans for an extensive renovation of Cotter Ranch Tower in anticipation of...

Oklahoma veteran fought in some of largest naval battles of WW II

NewsJul 2, 2018

William MacKelvie, an Oklahoma veteran, fought in some of WW II's largest naval battles in the Pacific.

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Russian FM tells Pompeo: Russian's arrest 'unacceptable'

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Minister has held a telephone call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which he...

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Highway patrol: Van driver flees traffic stop, dies in crash

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a van driver who fled from a trooper during an attempted traffic stop has...

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AP PHOTOS: From scary to cute, the sights of Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The actors promoting their latest films and television series aren't the only stars of Comic-Con...

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Revelations of US cardinal sex abuse will force pope's hand

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Revelations that one of the most respected U.S. cardinals allegedly sexually abused both boys and adult...

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From trails to exhibits, parks aim to increase accessibility

CAVE CITY, Ky. (AP) — David Allgood and Tom Stokes glide up a slight incline to the wooden platform overlooking the Green River...

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Long after hurricane, unearthed bodies remain unidentified

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — It was Father's Day when Larry Monk got the frantic call from his sister: Their father's burial vault...

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A look at accessibility projects at 9 national parks

CAVE CITY, Ky. (AP) — The National Park Service says nine parks across the U.S. have received more than $10 million in federal...

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National GOP reluctant to weigh in on Trump's Russia swirl

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — There was no sign of shock or outrage in the hotel hallways and conference rooms where Republican...

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Mom, daughter to spend night in Lizzie Borden killing room

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A mother and a daughter with a love of the macabre have won an online auction to spend a night in the...

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Republican Hugin spending millions to compete in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bob Hugin is pouring his own money into this year's race to unseat...

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Judge rejects US efforts to strip terrorist of citizenship

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The government can't strip a terrorist of his U.S. citizenship, a federal judge ruled this month in a...

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:ABC's "This Week" — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.___NBC's "Meet the...

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The Latest: Baby didn't initially know parents at reunion

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — The Latest on a family reuniting in Honduras after being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border...

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The Latest: Boat victims mourned

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local):9:35 p.m.About 300 people...

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Eritrean diaspora watches Ethiopia thaw with hope, mistrust

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The sudden thaw between longtime enemies Eritrea and Ethiopia is opening up a world of possibilities...

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CIA: China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war' against US

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to...

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A lifelong friendship fuels the chemistry of 'Blindspotting'

NEW YORK (AP) — Daveed Diggs was busy. Too busy. The actor was doing eight shows a week as Jefferson/ Lafayette in the Broadway...

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Man suspected of shooting officer found, killed by police

HONOLULU (AP) — A man suspected of gunning down a Hawaii police officer was killed during a shootout with officers Friday after...

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The problem of Kavanaugh's lengthy paper trail

WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service to recommend him as...

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Trump missteps fuel new energy in Democrats' campaigns

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As Democratic congressional candidate Abigail Spanberger mingled with supporters at a Richmond brewery,...

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Two democratic socialists rally voters in deep-red Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) — The new face of an emerging democratic socialist movement joined its patriarch in the most unlikely...

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Putin idea for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has rejected a Vladimir Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the...

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The Latest: Hawaii mayor: Wounded officer will survive

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the search for a suspect who allegedly shot and killed a Hawaii police officer (all times...

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Tornado stuns Iowa town but residents say they'll rebuild

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — With the scope of the devastation still sinking in, business owners and residents of the central Iowa...

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AP Explains: Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo remains hot topic

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Congressman Steve Pearce of New Mexico has introduced a bill aimed at giving Hispanic...

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Worries of violence accompany 2020 GOP convention choice

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte, the North Carolina city selected for the 2020 Republican national Convention, has a history...

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WWII hero's lost Purple Heart returned to his family

NEW YORK (AP) — A lost Purple Heart medal has been returned to the family of a New York City sailor who died trying to rescue...

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Trump was taped talking of paying for Playboy model's story

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing a potential payment for a...

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Liberal icon, new Democratic star wade into GOP-heavy Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) — The new face of an emerging democratic socialist movement joined its patriarch in the most unlikely...

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Migos' Offset arrested on felony gun charges in Georgia

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Offset of the hip-hop group Migos is facing two felony gun charges after he and his bodyguard were pulled...

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Man suspected of shooting and killing Hawaii officer during traffic stop dies in police shootout, authorities say

HONOLULU (AP) — Man suspected of shooting and killing Hawaii officer during traffic stop dies in police shootout, authorities say.

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NYC prepares sandbags to barricade steam-pipe blast site

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City had sandbags at the ready Friday night to barricade the site of a Manhattan steam-pipe explosion...

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NRA, others sue Seattle over gun-storage law

SEATTLE (AP) — The National Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation and two Seattle residents are suing the city over...

Health Department says medical marijuana rollout on schedule despite chaos

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The past two weeks have brought chaos as the Board of Health passed regulations their top lawyer said weren’t legal, two groups sued, the attorney general told the board it overstepped its authority, the top health department lawyer resigned in...

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State regulators strip ex-USC dean of medical license

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's medical board has revoked the license of the former dean of the University of Southern...

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Judge: 'Great progress' reuniting families split at border

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday applauded Trump administration efforts to meet a deadline to reunite more than 2,500...

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Grandfather arrested after California boy shoots cousin, 2

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A 4-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old cousin Friday at a home in Southern...

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Alabama attorney, company official convicted in bribery case

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A prominent Alabama attorney and a coal company executive were convicted Friday on federal charges...

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M. Night Shyamalan debuts 'Glass' trailer at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Director M. Night Shyamalan says he could have launched the trailer for "Glass" in front of the summer's...

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Latest: Grandfather arrested after boy, 4, shoots cousin, 2

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting death of a 2-year-old California girl (all times local):5:50...

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Expert and advocate for iconic monarch butterfly has died

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Lincoln Brower, who was considered one of the foremost experts on the iconic monarch butterfly and a...

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Arizona candidate denies decade-old rape allegation

PHOENIX (AP) — A decade-old allegation of sexual assault has rocked a Democratic candidate in a primary for a Tucson-based...

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Investigators identify truck that dropped rock, killing boy

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A construction company halted work on an Alaska highway south of Anchorage after a rock fell from a...

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Former assembly speaker: 'I pray I will not die in prison'

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on Friday begged for mercy at his sentencing next week on...

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MGM turns to never-tested law to sue Vegas shooting victims

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The unprecedented move from MGM Resorts International to sue hundreds of victims of last year's mass shooting...

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The Latest: Contractor stops work where rock killed boy

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the death of an Alaska boy struck by a rock that fell from a truck (all times local):4...

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WW2 soldier is buried in California 74 years after battle

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 74 years after he was killed in a ferocious World War II battle, Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz...

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Minneapolis to release police shooting video by end of July

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis' mayor says body camera video of a fatal police shooting of a black man will be released by the...

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Bear cub burned by Colorado wildfire healing, gaining weight

DENVER (AP) — An orphaned bear cub burned by a Colorado wildfire is healing and gaining weight.Wildlife officials said Friday...

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Lewis strikes back after comments surface from his 2012 show

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis, a Minnesota Republican, is striking back after a comment surfaced Friday from a 2012...

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The Latest: Iowa governor issues disaster proclamation

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the swarm of destructive tornadoes that swept through central Iowa (all times local):6...

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Bush's former doctor fatally shot while biking near hospital

HOUSTON (AP) — A cardiologist who once treated former President George H.W. Bush was fatally shot by a fellow bicyclist Friday...

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US presses China and Russia to enforce sanctions on NKorea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Friday welcomed the U.N. Security Council's united support for the fully verified...

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Kavanaugh's lengthy paper trail becomes flashpoint

WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service to recommend him as...

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Netflix unveils first 8 Shonda Rhimes projects for platform

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shonda Rhimes's first slate of shows for Netflix includes a look at the migration of African-Americans from...

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New sex abuse allegations levied against prominent cardinal

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man said Friday he was sexually abused for about two decades by Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, a...

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NYC releases documents connected to Central Park 5 case

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for five men wrongly convicted in the vicious 1989 rape of a Central Park jogger said Friday that the...

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Lawyers: Asylum seekers endure horrible conditions in prison

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Strip searches. Overcrowded cells with open toilets. Scant meals that violate religious restrictions.Federal...

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The Latest: Doctor fatally shot while on bike treated Bush

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a doctor as he rode his bike. (all times local):4:10 p.m.Houston police say a...

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Ohio killer spared after extent of childhood abuse revealed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Friday spared a condemned killer whose sentence was challenged after a juror...

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Congress abandons bid to reverse Trump deal with ZTE

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE in a defense bill,...

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Man in concrete mixer truck leads Wyoming police in chase

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming police say a man twice led them in a chase — once in a pickup truck and then in a concrete mixer...

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Colorado VA hospital plagued by delays, high costs to open

DENVER (AP) — It's more than $1 billion over budget and five years behind schedule, but an elaborate new veterans hospital is...

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North Dakota seeks federal money for pipeline protest costs

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota on Friday demanded $38 million from the federal government to reimburse the state for costs...

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Armored dinosaur with spiky head unveiled at Utah museum

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A dinosaur that was covered in bony armor from its spiky head to its clubbed tail has been unveiled at a...

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White nationalist pleads to charges stemming from rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — White nationalist Christopher Cantwell has pleaded guilty to two charges stemming from a torch-lit...

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White House rejects Putin idea for Ukraine referendum

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House rejected on Friday a Vladimir Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on...

Oklahoma's drug court program not only saves tax dollars but saves lives

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Without Oklahoma’s drug court program, Cameron Rian Shores says he would be dead. “I can wake up and my life is not in chaos. Every day I don’t have to be sick and tired of being sick and tired," Shores said. Shores, 26, has been a drug addict for...

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The Latest: Trump slams media for coverage of Putin summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):6 p.m.President...

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Jury convicts man in slaying of University of Texas student

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A jury on Friday convicted a 20-year-old man in the 2016 slaying of a University of Texas freshman on...

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Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports and repeated safety...

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Michigan AG: state law does not prohibit LGBT discrimination

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Friday that state law does not ban discrimination against...

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Simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent malaria relapse OK'd

U.S. regulators Friday approved a simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent relapses of malaria.Standard treatment now takes two...

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Funeral scheduled for 5 children who died in New Jersey fire

UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) — The funerals for five children who died in a raging fire at a New Jersey home have been scheduled for...

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Groom rushes to help at nearby crash scene in Maryland

EASTON, Md. (AP) — The newly married couple was posing for sunset photos last weekend at an inn on Maryland's Eastern Shore...

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APNewsBreak: Fired university VP sues Pennsylvania for $50M

A former state university administrator has filed a $50 million lawsuit against Pennsylvania's higher education agency,...

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Veteran newspaper reporter loses job in plagiarism probe

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A veteran North Carolina newspaper reporter lost her job after editors found she used material from other...

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Tickets on sale for newspaper shooting benefit concert

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Tickets are now on sale for a benefit concert that honors the victims of a shooting at a Maryland...

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Paper problem has Long Island Rail Road tickets saying 2019

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) — It's back to the future on the Long Island Rail Road.The nation's largest commuter train system said...

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The Latest: Reporter's lawyer responds to plagiarism probe

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a reporter who lost her job over allegations she used uncredited information from other...

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The Latest: Lawyer says no smoking gun in jogger rape docs

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the release of records from the investigation into the 1989 rape of a Central Park jogger. (all...

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Duck boats linked to more than 40 deaths since 1999

Duck boats like the one that sank in Branson, Missouri, killing 17 people, have a long history of safety problems and have been...

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New Jersey bans smoking on beaches and in parks, butt ...

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill banning smoking at the state's public beaches and parks, but local...

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Expert: GPS places Jordanian-born man at Texas slaying

HOUSTON (AP) — A GPS device owned by a Jordanian-born man on trial for capital murder places him at the same time and place of...

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Man cleared of murder has trouble depositing compensation

CHICAGO (AP) — A man exonerated of murder after spending 23 years in prison had trouble depositing a compensation check in a...

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Louisiana congressional candidate arrested after qualifying

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A candidate who had just registered to run for one of Louisiana's congressional seats was arrested...

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2 suspects charged in attempted Texas bank heist, shootings

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Two suspects have been arrested and charged in the attempted holdup of a North Texas bank and...

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Republicans pick Charlotte to host 2020 convention

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As Charlotte, North Carolina, celebrates being chosen Friday to host the 2020 Republican National...

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Oklahoma panhandling teacher returns 1 year later

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa teacher who was launched into the spotlight last year after panhandling for money to buy school...

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Mother charged in death of 2-year-old son

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A woman has been charged with manslaughter in the beating and shaking death of her 2-year-old son, days...

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2 women seek to hold university responsible in alleged rapes

Two women who say they were raped after being given spiked drinks at an unsanctioned fraternity house at New Jersey's Stockton...

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Man charged in shooting of 2 South St. Paul officers

SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A 33-year-old man with mental health issues has been charged with attempted murder in a shooting...

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Police: Man confesses to throwing infant against wall

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man who authorities say confessed to fatally throwing an 8-month-old boy against a wall has pleaded...

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Worker killed in Army depot explosion died of burns

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A civilian worker killed in a fire and explosion at an Army facility in Pennsylvania died from burns,...

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Audit: Systematic failures in Illinois' group home oversight

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois state audit has found systemic failures in the licensing and oversight of thousands of...

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Kayaker's body found in Lake Michigan nearly 2 years later

BEULAH, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in northern Michigan believe they've found the body of a kayaker who went missing nearly two...

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Newton's 'Principia' among items in alleged $8M book scheme

An archivist and an antique bookseller were charged Friday with stealing millions of dollars' worth of rare books,...

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Milwaukee officials invite Jay-Z to bring festival to city

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee officials are inviting Jay-Z to bring his Made In America music festival to the city next year...

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Baltimore is latest US city to file lawsuit against Big Oil

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore on Friday become the latest U.S. city to try and hold the world's biggest oil companies financially...

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Missouri governor's office: 9 of the 17 dead in duck boat accident from one family; 2 members of that family survived

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri governor's office: 9 of the 17 dead in duck boat accident from one family; 2 members of that...

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stocks inched lower Friday as bond yields jumped, a shift that helped banks but hurt companies that pay big dividends. The...

Substance abuse, mental illness contribute to Oklahoma's foster care challenges

HealthJul 8, 2018

Oklahoma has been plagued for years by high rates of abuse and neglect of children — statistics driven in large measure by the state's high level of methamphetamine addiction, officials say. Opioid addiction has added to that crisis in recent...

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Snake fished out of toilet, claimed by owners miles away

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A snake fished from a toilet in Virginia has been claimed by owners who say she went missing miles...

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Stocks end slightly lower as traders shrug off trade talk

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks inched lower Friday as bond yields jumped, a shift that helped banks but hurt companies that pay...

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USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS

1. "The President is Missing" by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little, Brown)2. "Sharp Objects" by Gillian Flynn (Broadway...

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Authorities: Close to $100K found after deadly bus crash

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities investigating a deadly commercial passenger bus crash along a New Mexico highway said...

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'Climate kids' suit against government allowed to proceed

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by young activists who say the government is failing to protect them from climate change...

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National rig count decreases by 8 to 1,046; Texas loses 5

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by eight this week to 1,046.At this...

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Microsoft and Honeywell rally while Skechers and GE slip

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:Microsoft Corp., up $1.87 to $106.27The technology...

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Democrats find not-so-secret weapon in Trump controversies

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As Democratic congressional candidate Abigail Spanberger mingled Wednesday night with supporters at a...

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The Latest: APNewsBreak: Fired university VP sues for $50M

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a Pennsylvania state university administrator fired over alleged sexual misconduct with...

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The Latest: Video shows chaotic scene after bus crash

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a fatal bus crash in New Mexico (all times local):2:15...

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Specialist facing US Army discharge sues for citizenship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. Army specialist born in South Korea has sued to demand a response to her American citizenship...

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Baby whose US court appearance drew outrage over Trump's border separations is reunited with parents in Honduras

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Baby whose US court appearance drew outrage over Trump's border separations is reunited with...

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Pentagon to give Ukraine $200 million more in military aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will provide $200 million in additional training, equipment and advisory assistance to...

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Energy Transfer Partners Announces Quarterly Cash Distribution on Series C Preferred Units

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 20, 2018--Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.   (NYSE: ETP)  today announced the initial pro-rated...

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Grains higher and livestock mixed

Wheat for Sept. was advanced 11.75 cents at 5.16 a bushel; Sept. corn was up 4 cents at 3.5525 a bushel; Sept. oats gained 1.75...

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Man who asked for autopsy photo gets 40 years in killing

GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for murder after an investigator says he...

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Acting CIA watchdog up for top job resigns

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The acting watchdog at the CIA, who has been accused of retaliating against whistleblowers, is resigning,...

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Florida site of school massacre to get a therapy dog

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Florida high school where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting is getting a therapy dog to help...

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Soaring temperatures, humidity bring dangerous heat in South

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Scorching heat was spreading Friday across much of the South, where temperatures are expected to soar over...

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Putin, Trump talked about a referendum for eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the possibility of a referendum in...

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Hundreds still out of their homes after NYC steam pipe leak

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of New Yorkers remained out of their homes and businesses on Friday, the day after a steam pipe...

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Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends July 16-July 20.INCREASED DIVIDENDSAlly Financial .15 from .13Antero...

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Man gets 33 months for racist threats directed at Howard U

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man has been sentenced to nearly 3 years in prison for threatening to murder African...

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Mayor of North Dakota's tiniest town dies

RUSO, N.D. (AP) — The man considered instrumental in keeping North Dakota's tiniest town alive has died, likely putting an end...

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'Jeopardy!' winner gets probation for sneaking into emails

ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — A seven-time "Jeopardy!" winner who taught history at a Michigan college was put on probation Friday for...

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Facebook suspends Boston analytics firm over data usage

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook said Friday that it has suspended Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates...

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Defunct St. Gregory's minerals auction exceeds $10M in bids

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — Investors have paid more than $10 million in bids for assets involving oil and natural gas wells owned by...

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19th complaint filed against deputy involving sex misconduct

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of civil complaints against a San Diego County sheriff's deputy is now 19, after another woman came...

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Contractor gets prison term for defrauding Sandy victims

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A contractor convicted of scamming dozens of New Jersey homeowners out of nearly $2 million following...

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Man sentenced to 25 years in prison for death of infant

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has called the upstate New York man who was convicted of killing a 1-year-old boy a "monster" as he...

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Pop artist Robert Indiana's cause of death 'undetermined'

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The state medical examiner was unable to determine the cause of pop artist Robert Indiana's death, but...

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Nicholson consulted for companies that shed jobs

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson worked as a consultant for companies that laid off nearly...

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Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

NEW YORK (AP) — The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF...

Justice and mercy: Young adults tour Oklahoma County jail

LifeJul 14, 2018

A local pastor recently took a group of young adults from his church for a tour of the Oklahoma County jail to learn about some of the systemic problems plaguing the jail and the criminal justice system that feeds into it.

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The Latest: Robert Indiana's lawyer frustrated over autopsy

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the autopsy of "LOVE" pop artist Robert Indiana (all times local):2:50 p.m.A lawyer for...

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Report: Oklahoma unemployment rate drops slightly in June

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma unemployment rate fell slightly in June.The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission said...

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AP FACT CHECK: Kansas not the 'sanctuary state' of Midwest

CHICAGO (AP) — One of Republican Kris Kobach's favorite slogans in his campaign for governor is that Kansas is the "sanctuary...

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Court: Law doesn't bar sex-orientation discrimination on job

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court in Atlanta this week reaffirmed its decision that workers aren't protected against...

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City settles sex misconduct suit involving ex-police chief

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The city of Provo, Utah, has reached a $750,000 settlement with five women who said in a lawsuit that it...

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Police find car sought in child's slaying; no arrests yet

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have found a white Mercedes-Benz that was seen in the area where a 7-year-old girl was...

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Rapper Common goes back to school to help teachers

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Common has won three Grammys, a Golden Globe and an Academy Award but a recent visit to a New York City...

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Disgusting flooding inundates S Carolina's coastal gem again

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Like it does nearly every week now, flood water likely tainted with fecal matter rushed over the...

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Grand jury indicts Maryland newspaper shooting suspect

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A grand jury has leveled 23 charges against a man accused of killing five people in a mass shooting at a...

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Woman gives birth in Chick-fil-A bathroom, baby gets perks

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — A baby girl is guaranteed food for life — and a job — after her mother gave birth in a Chick-fil-A...

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Man charged in deaths of 2 males found in Flint River

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A 24-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of two males whose bodies were...

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Democrats wrestle with election-year message on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ringed by a handful of cheering activist supporters, liberal House Democrats gathered outside the Capitol...

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Community volunteers to patrol park that hosted fatal fight

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A community group is volunteering to patrol the Maine park where a man was beaten to death.The project,...

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Police: Reckless groundhog hunter nearly shoots joggers

EPHRATA, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a man attempting to eradicate groundhogs from his leased land nearly shot two...

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Smithsonian gallery explores diversity in US lynchings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery acknowledges that people of color have long been missing in the...

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The Latest: Mulvaney defends Trump's Fed comments

The Latest on rising trade tensions following comments by President Donald Trump (all times local):_____11:50 a.m.White House...

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Syria: Rebels give up positions near Golan Heights

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels laid down their weapons and started evacuating their positions near the Golan Heights on Friday,...

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Republican Party picks Charlotte, NC to host 2020 presidential nominating convention

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Party picks Charlotte, NC to host 2020 presidential nominating convention .

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Parents wait by the phone hoping immigrant kids will call

NEW YORK (AP) — An immigrant father from Guatemala dotes over his despondent teenage daughter during a weekly 10-minute phone...

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Governor says he'd reject NRA endorsement

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland's Republican governor told a group of students at a school where a teen fatally shot his...

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Police consider new gear, weapons after newspaper shooting

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Police in the Maryland county where five newspaper employees were killed last month may change the gear...

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The Latest: Ohio governor pushes September execution to May

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on condemned killer spared by Ohio governor (all times local):12:30 p.m.Ohio Gov. John Kasich...

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5 guilty of traffic violations during rally-related protest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Five people who were arrested in June while protesting a 20-day jail sentence for a black man using...

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Man killed, 3 hurt when dump truck hits 3 cars

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — State police say a dump truck struck a concrete barrier on a New Jersey highway, and then struck...

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Puerto Rican evacuees get another extension on housing

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of Hurricane Maria evacuees from Puerto Rico who are living in hotels around the nation have been...

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Sheriff's office says 4 bodies missing since duck boat capsized have been found, raising death toll to 17

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Sheriff's office says 4 bodies missing since duck boat capsized have been found, raising death toll to 17.

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One giant sale: Neil Armstrong's collection goes to auction

CINCINNATI (AP) — Admirers of Neil Armstrong and space exploration have a chance to own artifacts and mementos that belonged to...

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Correction: Young Entrepreneur-Minnesota story

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a story July 18 about a Minneapolis teenager's hot-dog stand, The Associated Press misidentified the...

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The Latest: Crews assess damage after Iowa tornadoes

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the swarm of destructive tornadoes that swept through central Iowa (all times...

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Charges filed in Minnesota over City Council brawl

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Charges have been filed against two City Council members in Minnesota who were involved in a...

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Teen arrested in vandalism at Navy SEAL memorial site

LAKE RONKONKOMA, N.Y. (AP) — A teenager who police say vandalized a stone memorial in New York commemorating a Navy SEAL killed...

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2 men charged after bank robber in dreadlock wig shot teller

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have charged two men after a bank robber wearing a long-haired wig shot and...

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Japan's Abe: US auto tariffs will cost US jobs, harm economy

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned the U.S. on Friday that higher tariffs on auto imports would backfire and...

State's oldest inmates: 'We’re too old to continue committing crimes'

NewsJul 15, 2018

When Donald Vaughan went to prison for murder, he was 19 years old. Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, Marilyn Monroe was a star and this newspaper cost five cents.

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Turkey, US officials hold talks on upcoming Iran sanctions

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S. and Turkish officials met on Friday to discuss impending American sanctions on Iran — an issue that...

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Krispy Kreme to buy Insomnia Cookies for undisclosed sum

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Doughnut-maker Krispy Kreme is buying a majority stake in Philadelphia-based Insomnia Cookies for an...

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Rural county seeks to be first in Virginia to arm teachers

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nationally, teachers are overwhelmingly against the idea of carrying weapons into classrooms. Not so in...

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Vietnam convicts, deports US man who joined rare protest

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A Vietnamese court on Friday convicted an American man of disturbing public order after he took part in a...

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Colleges ask for a share of future salary in lieu of loans

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — As more students balk at the debt loads they face after graduation, some colleges are offering an...

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Ohio governor spares condemned killer following concerns raised by juror about inmate's childhood

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio governor spares condemned killer following concerns raised by juror about inmate's childhood.

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Woman sentenced for killing boyfriend's infant son

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman convicted of shaking to death her boyfriend's infant son has received life in prison with no...

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Cops: Swimmers flee pool as drunken driver crashes into it

WIND GAP, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a group of children and adults in an above-ground pool barely managed to...

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Statue honoring Chris Cornell to be erected in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — The late grunge pioneer Chris Cornell will be remembered in the city where he was born.Cornell's wife on Friday...

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With singer Mary Gauthier, military veterans find a voice

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a date on Josh Geartz's calendar that the former U.S. Army sergeant has been looking forward to for...

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US probes complaints that some Ford Escapes overheat, stall

DETROIT (AP) — Federal safety investigators are looking into complaints that engines on some Ford Escape vehicles can overheat...

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Home demolitions may create new problem: lead-tainted dust

DETROIT (AP) — The nation's largest home-demolition program, which has torn down more than 14,000 vacant houses across Detroit,...

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Grains higher and livestock lower

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Sept. delivery...

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Teen who claimed 2nd personality killed woman found guilty

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — A teenage boy in Ohio who claimed that a second personality of his fatally shot and stabbed his father's...

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Vote delayed on dissolving town targeted by supremacist

LEITH, N.D. (AP) — A vote has been delayed on whether to dissolve the small North Dakota town of Leith that drew international...

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Wife testifies against Jordanian man on trial for 2 slayings

HOUSTON (AP) — The wife of a Jordanian-born man on trial for capital murder says her husband sneaked into their son-in-law's...

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3 arrested after drugs, weapons found at N. Carolina daycare

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A drug bust in North Carolina led police to a day care center, where they found not only a half-dozen...

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Michigan man enters plea in death of 20-month-old daughter

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man who authorities say threw his 20-month-old daughter against a wall near her crib has...

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Van with 2 crime spree suspects crashes into commuter bus

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a church van being chased by police has crashed into a New Jersey Transit commuter bus, and...

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Florida school shooting survivors' dad killed during robbery

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The father of two survivors of a Florida high school shooting where 17 people were killed was shot to...

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Enduro Royalty Trust Announces Monthly Cash Distribution

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 20, 2018--Enduro Royalty Trust (NYSE: NDRO) (the “Trust”) today announced a cash distribution to...

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Search for ex-convict into 2nd day after he fled police

GENESEO, N.Y. (AP) — The search is on in western New York for an ex-convict from North Carolina two days after authorities say...

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Civil rights legend Meredith says he's on a mission from God

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — James Meredith is a civil rights legend who resists neatly defined narratives.He integrated the...

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Mark Wahlberg buying auto dealership in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mark Wahlberg wants you to see the U.S.A. in a Chevrolet.The 47-year-old actor, producer, businessman and...

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State Highway Patrol says two more bodies have been found in a Missouri duck boat accident, taking the death toll to 13

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — State Highway Patrol says two more bodies have been found in a Missouri duck boat accident, taking the...

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Cow breaks Connecticut farm worker's jaw

ELLINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A worker at a Connecticut dairy farm was taken to the hospital with a broken jaw after being...

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Owners may demolish pyramid home in Illinois after fire

WADSWORTH, Ill. (AP) — An estimated $3 million in fire and water damage following a fire at a pyramid home guarded by a pharaoh...

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Chicago's John Marshall Law School to merge into UIC

CHICAGO (AP) — The private John Marshall Law School will become part of the University of Illinois at Chicago, creating the...

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Sheriff's office says 6 people remain missing after a duck boat sank in a southwest Missouri lake; 11 confirmed dead

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Sheriff's office says 6 people remain missing after a duck boat sank in a southwest Missouri lake; 11...

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Kennywood Park announces new Steelers-themed coaster

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — Kennywood Park near Pittsburgh has announced a Steelers-themed replacement for its longtime Log Jammer...

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Stocks drop after Trump says he's ready to step up trade war

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stock markets fell sharply Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to put new...

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The Latest: Merkel responds to Trump jab on Montenegro

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the meeting earlier this week between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald...

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GE: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

BOSTON (AP) _ General Electric Co. (GE) on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $800 million.The Boston-based company...

Complaints in OKC about homelessness have skyrocketed

Business6 days ago

The recent building boom in downtown Oklahoma City has exposed those who took shelter in a previously overlooked part of town.

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Man sentenced to prison over fake airport bomb threat

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man who called in a bomb threat to an airport so he wouldn't miss his flight has been sentenced to...

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Shark attack confirmed in 1 of 2 bites off Fire Island

ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Officials have confirmed one of two children bitten in the leg off New York's Fire Island was bitten by a...

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Translators stay in shadows, but Dems want Trump's to emerge

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a week of erraticism by President Donald Trump about what really went on in his private meeting with...

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US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense...

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China's yuan falls against dollar, helping exporters

BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank is allowing its tightly controlled currency to drift lower against the dollar, a move that...

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Taliban launches 2 days of attacks in Afghanistan, 14 killed

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters launched a wave of attacks against security outposts in the east and south of...

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Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday cast aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence, saying he...

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Sheriff: 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — At least 11 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and...

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Sheriff now says 11 people are dead after a tourist boat capsized and sank in Missouri

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Sheriff now says 11 people are dead after a tourist boat capsized and sank in Missouri.

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The Latest: 7 injured when tornado hits Iowa factory

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on severe weather and tornadoes in Iowa (all times local):8 p.m.Seven people inside a Pella...

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Rosenstein defends charging Russians as a deterrent

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending...

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Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

SEATTLE (AP) — Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly...

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California sues over Trump halt to truck pollution rule

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California and 14 other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday over its decision to...

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What did Trump and Putin talk about? Only they know

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this...

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Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets wobbled Friday on signs that China and the U.S. were preparing to impose more tariffs on each...

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The Latest: Reward to find Hawaii suspect now at $30,000

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the search for a suspect who allegedly shot and killed a Hawaii County police officer (all times...

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Hawaii police: Friends may be hiding police shooting suspect

HONOLULU (AP) — A suspect wanted in the killing of the first police officer to be fatally shot on Hawaii's Big Island likely...

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Even US intel chief in the dark about Trump-Putin talks

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Even Donald Trump's intelligence chief doesn't know what was said in the president's one-on-one meeting...

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Minnesota inmate accused in guard's death has violent past

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An inmate accused of killing a Minnesota corrections officer has been disciplined multiple times for...

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The Latest: Washington fires close I-90, prompt evacuations

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in Oregon (all times local):8:30 p.m.Authorities have closed a section of...

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The Latest: Trump invites Putin to Washington in the fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russia (all times local):7:55 p.m.President Donald Trump has invited...

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Oregon wheat farmers try to stop fire that's consuming crops

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Farmers rushed to save their livelihoods as a wildfire roared through vast Oregon wheat fields Thursday...

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Glance: a look at Corey Stewart's past

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — GOP Senate candidate Corey Stewart has frequently courted controversy during his political career. Here's...

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Contrasting Virginia campaigns could affect control of House

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some GOP congressmen in Virginia want nothing to do with their own party's provocative candidate for...

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Florida publication seeks FBI 9/11 records on family's ties

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida online publication asked a federal appeals court to order a trial be held on its Freedom of Information...

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4 indicted in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the...

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Sheriff: Eight people dead and several others hospitalized after tourist boat accident on lake in Missouri

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Sheriff: Eight people dead and several others hospitalized after tourist boat accident on lake in Missouri.

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Tornadoes sweep through Iowa; major damage and some injuries

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A flurry of tornadoes that formed unexpectedly swept through central Iowa Thursday, injuring at least...

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More than 300 older children split at border are reunited

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday that it has reunified 364 children ages 5 and older with their families...

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Woman temporarily becomes millionaire after account mix-up

BOSTON (AP) — For a few minutes, a Boston woman says she was a millionaire.Ellen Fleming says she received a voicemail from a...

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NY officials: No major public health threat from steam blast

NEW YORK (AP) — An aging steam pipe containing cancer-causing asbestos exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early...

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Helicopter mishap turns Army medical drill into real deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A medical evacuation drill at a California military base turned into a real emergency when two U.S. Army...

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American flag burned outside LA office of congresswoman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small crowd that gathered Thursday outside the Los Angeles office of U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters to counter an...

These dogs are helping change lives.

NewsJul 7, 2018

Program at Mabel Basset Correctional Center lets women inmates train dogs

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Oklahoma prosecutor seeks expanded probe over text messages

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater says he's asked state investigators to expand their...

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More Confederate license plates than ever on Tennessee roads

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The number of Tennesseans with Confederate battle flag license plates has reached its highest point in...

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US prosecutors: Water company illegally dumped toxic waste

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California company that sells Crystal Geyser bottled water has been charged with illegally disposing of...

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Reversal: Kentucky restoring Medicaid benefits for thousands

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Dental and vision care benefits will be restored for hundreds of thousands of Medicaid recipients in a...

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Police: Memphis man steals date's car, goes on another date

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Memphis say a man stole his date's car and drove it to a date with another woman.Police say a...

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Years of work ahead to study chemical pollution at NASA site

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Understanding the extent of contamination at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility from dangerous industrial...

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Suspect arrested in death of man found beside rural road

TEMPLE, Texas (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in Oklahoma in the death of a man whose body was found beside a rural Central...

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Did Trump and Putin agree to anything? Only they know

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this...

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Rosenstein defends charging foreign agents US can't arrest

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending...

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Kin say Scout leader who drowned saving boy loved children

OREM, Utah (AP) — A 22-year-old Boy Scout leader who drowned saving a struggling young boy during a practice exercise in a Utah...

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State governors delve into foreign diplomacy on trade war

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State governors discussed ways Thursday to court foreign investment in the wake of President Donald...

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DC Universe sets pricing plan for digital subscription

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A digital subscription service for DC Comics superfans launching in the fall of 2018 has set its annual...

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Arkansas nonprofit head pleads guilty in corruption probe

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The former head of a defunct Arkansas nonprofit that helped at-risk youth pleaded guilty Thursday to...

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The Latest: GOP group backs Lewis despite "slut" comments

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on a Minnesota congressman's disparaging comments about women (all times local):4:55 p.m.The...

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2 South St. Paul officers hurt in group home confrontation

SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two South St. Paul police officers were wounded Thursday in an exchange of gunfire with a group...

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Round 2 for Trump-Putin: A fall invite amid summit mop-up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly...

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Police: 3 Fort Worth bank employees shot, suspects detained

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police have detained three suspects after three North Texas bank employees were shot Thursday morning...

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The Latest: Police: 3 detained in bank robbery shooting

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting during an attempted robbery at a Texas bank (all times local):5:30 p.m.Police...

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McConnell withdraws Trump judicial pick minutes before vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday abruptly withdrew one of President Donald Trump's...

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Trump aims to end automatic protections for some species

DENVER (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animals and plants and...

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Fatal SUV crash driver among 5 charged in smuggling scheme

DALLAS (AP) — A 20-year-old man indicted in an alleged immigrant smuggling scheme was under federal supervision when he led...

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IRS nominee clears Senate panel despite Democrat opposition

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Finance Committee narrowly approved on a party-line vote President Donald Trump's choice to become...

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Airman who inspired 'Good Morning, Vietnam' film has died

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the...

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Trump administration will keep protected status for Somalis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Thursday that Somalis granted special immigration status in the U.S. can keep...

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Federal judge tosses out climate change lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's effort to hold oil companies responsible for global warming was rejected by a judge Thursday...

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Hawaii town hopes lava tourism will bring economic relief

HONOLULU (AP) — Stunning images of Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano have captivated people around the world. But ironically...

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The Latest: Advocates say extension for Somalis not enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's decision to extend protected status for Somalis (all times local):6...

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Ex-Texas mayoral aide indicted for not providing records

HOUSTON (AP) — A former press aide for Houston's mayor has been indicted for allegedly refusing to provide records that had...

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With 'slut' comments, Lewis's radio career flares up again

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The nation's Republican congressional campaign is sticking with Minnesota Rep. Jason Lewis after...

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Falsely accused black college students get apology

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The city manager and police chief in a suburban St. Louis town apologized Thursday to a group of black college...

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In reversal, Pentagon now says it backs GOP measure on birds

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon said Thursday it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill...

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Minnesota congressman faces questions over dismissed staffer

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Retiring Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan is facing questions surrounding his handling of a former top staffer...

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The Latest: Nolan: 'Zero tolerance' for harassment

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's handling of a former top staffer accused of sexually harassing...

Oklahoma camp offers help for childhood trauma victims

NewsJul 1, 2018

Camp Hope offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Cops: Road rage suspect who shot driver had kids in car

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia have released video of a road rage shooting in which a suspect with a woman and two...

Crime

Missouri sheriff, subordinate indicted on multiple felonies

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A southern Missouri sheriff and a subordinate with whom he was having a romantic relationship have been...

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Judge tosses terror case convictions, orders prisoner freed

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia called for the immediate release Thursday of a former Marine who was...

News

Attacking 'hysterical' media a go-to segment at Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — What do the phrases "blind hatred," ''frothing," ''hysteria," ''meltdown," ''freak-out" and "derangement" have...

Crime

Man gets 50 years in death of woman found hidden in park

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for killing his girlfriend and hiding her body in a...

News

Comic-Con programming kicks off with 'The Predator'

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Actors Sterling K. Brown, Olivia Munn and Keegan-Michael Key have gotten the first day of programming at San...

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Iowa couple accused of locking boy in enclosure for months

ACKLEY, Iowa (AP) — Police say an Iowa man and his girlfriend tortured the man's 8-year-old son for months by locking him in a...

Crime

The Latest: Prisoner has extensive disciplinary record

BAYPORT, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Minnesota state corrections officer (all times local):4:25 p.m.Authorities...

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Video captures apparent groping, woman's swift retribution

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Video from a Georgia restaurant shows a man reach out and touch the backside of a female server, who...

Crime

Man wanted for wife's killing in Dominican Republic arrested

BOSTON (AP) — A man wanted by authorities in the Dominican Republic on charges that he killed and dismembered his wife has been...

Business

Auto industry urges US to hit brakes on proposed car tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Commerce Department sought feedback on President Donald Trump's plans to consider taxing auto...

News

Famed scholar explains his Trump defense to Vineyard crowd

VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP) — Former Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz has doubled down on his defense of President Donald...

Crime

Appeals court hears Florida lawsuit seeking FBI 9/11 records

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida online publication asked a federal appeals court Thursday to order a trial be held on its Freedom of...

News

Disney announces new Star Wars 'Clone Wars' episodes

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Disney says it will release new episodes of the Star Wars animated series "The Clone Wars" on its upcoming...