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Fortune, friction and decline as casino ‘Chinatown’ matures

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — No ornate archway marks it. No obvious business district with exotic signs and storefronts sets it apart. But in the quiet neighborhoods ...

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Posted: jul. 21, 2016 11:55 p.m. | | Fortune, friction and decline as casino ‘Chinatown’ matures Comments 0 Comments

Records: Minnesota officer may have interacted with Castile

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota police officer and the black motorist he shot to death during a traffic stop may have interacted in a previous stop ...

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Trump seeks to dismiss lawsuit over Trump University

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One day after Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president of the United States, his lawyers will be in court to ...

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Chapman’s 105.1 mph pitch matches fastest since 2008

NEW YORK (AP) — The 105.1 mph pitch from Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman to Baltimore’s J.J. Hardy matched the fastest since Major League ...

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Hundreds of California recycling centers shut down

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — More than a fifth of California’s recycling redemption centers have closed in the last year, stripping consumers of easy access to recycling ...

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Melania Trump ignites GOP convention after gloom, turmoil

CLEVELAND (AP) — After a harsh primary, Donald Trump’s general election campaign officially opened with a warm and personal validation from his wife, Melania Trump ...

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In medical mystery, caregiver of Zika patient gets virus

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A person who cared for a Zika-infected relative in Utah also got the virus, but exactly how it was transmitted is ...

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Textbook reignites Mexican- American studies flap in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Activists and educators on Monday called a Mexican-American studies textbook proposed for use across Texas biased and poorly researched and argued that ...

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Pulse gunman repeatedly taunted for being Muslim

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The gunman who opened fire at a gay Florida nightclub last month had complained he was repeatedly taunted for being Muslim in ...

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Killer of Baton Rouge law officers a man of mixed messages

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gavin Long was a man of mixed messages. He peddled self-published books with abstract themes about self-empowerment and spiritual enlightenment, but ...

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3rd officer acquitted in Freddie Gray case

BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge further hollowed out the case against six police officers charged in the death of a young black man, delivering a third ...

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Utah wants to drop case against ex-attorney general

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors moved Monday to drop pay-to-play charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, a surprise retreat more than two years ...

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GOP speakers fault Clinton on Benghazi deaths

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mother of a State Department employee killed in the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, angrily lashed out at Hillary Clinton on Monday ...

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RNC: Doom and gloom at home, clamor for Trump

CLEVELAND (AP) — Painting a bleak picture of America’s future, Republicans promised a new era of security with Donald Trump as president as they opened ...

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Man had nursing license revoked before bombing

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former nurse who authorities say killed himself shortly before exploding two powerful bombs targeting his former boss in a rural Nevada ...

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Tunnel collapse risk probed at busy Arizona border crossing

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government said Monday it will investigate whether a floodwater drainage tunnel under a busy U.S.-Mexico border crossing in ...

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Funeral for Michigan bailiff killed at court draws hundreds

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A bailiff who was fatally shot at a Michigan courthouse was laid to rest with full military honors Monday in southwestern ...

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Family files lawsuit against hospital and city in death

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The family of a Florida woman who died outside a hospital after she was forcibly removed by police has filed a federal ...

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Officials blame gangs for shooting at house party

BAKERSFIELD (AP) — Authorities blame a gang rivalry for a mass shooting at a California house party for teenagers over the weekend that injured 14 people ...

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Berkeley student slain in France recalled as energetic

BERKELEY (AP) — A University of California, Berkeley student who was killed in last week’s Bastille Day truck attack in France was remembered Monday as ...

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Netflix facing tougher times as US subscriber growth slows

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After years of spectacular success, Netflix is starting to hit some potholes. The high-flying internet video service added only 160,000 U ...

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First lady’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ video airing Wednesday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Obama’s “Carpool Karaoke” joyride with James Corden will air Wednesday on the late-night host’s CBS show.

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Posted: jul. 18, 2016 9:07 p.m. | | First lady’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ video airing Wednesday Comments 0 Comments

Yahoo reports another big loss, writes down Tumblr value

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo’s latest earnings report leaves no doubt the internet company is stuck in a downward spiral.

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Cleveland, a fractured city, an apt place for GOP convention

CLEVELAND (AP) — Donald Trump’s effort to unite a splintered Republican Party around his candidacy is about to take center stage in a city that ...

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Louisiana police shootings add new convention concerns

CLEVELAND (AP) — The fatal shooting of three police officers in Louisiana added new concerns Sunday about security at the Republican National Convention as huge crowds ...

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Viral ‘Liberal Redneck’ has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) — A “New South Bill of Wrongs”? A “Ten Commandments of the South” that decrees thou shalt not make lousy music and call ...

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Posted: jul. 16, 2016 12:17 a.m. | | Viral ‘Liberal Redneck’ has book deal Comments 0 Comments

VFW, DAV disturbed by ‘Orange is the New Black’

NEW YORK (AP) — Leading veterans’ groups are disturbed by the way veterans hired as prison guards are portrayed in the new season of the Netflix ...

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Route 66 becoming green with charging stations, solar panels

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Route 66, the historic U.S. highway made famous for attracting gas-guzzling Chevrolet Bel Airs and 1957 Cadillacs traveling from Chicago ...

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Naked couple arrested riding stolen mower

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a couple accused of riding naked on a stolen lawn mower in Missouri.

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Volunteers take care of three orphaned bear cubs

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE  (AP) — Caretakers are raising three bear cubs after their mother was struck by a car and killed in Yosemite National Park.

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Suit on restaurant dish policy going to trial

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A federal lawsuit over a South Carolina restaurant’s policy of charging workers to cover the cost of broken glasses and ...

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Trump-Pence team addressing America

WASHINGTON (AP) — After frenzied, final decision-making, Donald Trump announced Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate Friday, adding an experienced politician with deep Washington ...

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New Trump-Pence logo sparks giggles

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump revealed a new campaign logo that’s giving some people the giggles.

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Dallas shooter stole panties

DALLAS (AP) — He was disarmed in the middle of a war zone and placed under 24-hour escort. The most humiliating part was that everyone in ...

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Nothing left to chance at conventions

CLEVELAND (AP) — Security planning for the Republican and Democratic national conventions took into account large-scale threats like the vehicle attack that occurred in France and ...

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EPA spending bill faces veto threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided House is about to pass a $32 billion spending bill for the Interior Department and environmental regulations as Congress prepares to ...

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Still no explanation for Dallas gunman’s honorable discharge

DALLAS (AP) — Almost a week after the Dallas sniper attacks, it’s still unclear how the gunman obtained an honorable discharge from the military even ...

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Young Vermont GOP delegate bucks Trump, draws fire and ire

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont teenager who is a delegate to the Republican National Convention is getting a taste of the rough-and-tumble of politics.

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Open carry law will be upheld during Republican convention

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s police chief said Wednesday that while he’d prefer that people not openly carry firearms during next week’s Republican National ...

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Dr. Phil sues National Enquirer over spousal abuse articles

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — “Dr. Phil” McGraw and The National Enquirer are lining up for a courtroom brawl after the television talk show host and ...

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Civil rights complaint filed over homeless roundup

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The Fort Peck Tribe and Wolf Point-area law enforcement agencies conspired to illegally round up homeless people in July 2013 to ...

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Video game spectating is the new advertising

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rise of online audiences watching video gamers stream themselves playing isn’t simply a new form of entertainment seen by millions ...

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SHOOTING 360 VIDEOS

VATICAN CITY (AP) — As cameras that shoot 360-degree photos and videos become affordable, curious users will face a new challenge: Figuring out how to take ...

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Nude models become artists’ canvases in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — About 100 naked people gathered on Saturday to paint the town red — and blue, green, orange, magenta and neon yellow.

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Black Lives Matter dispute precedes killing

LAKESHIRE, Mo. (AP) — The uncle of a man fatally shot by an off-duty St. Louis County police officer said his nephew had been arguing with ...

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Obama urges calm after shootings

MADRID (AP) — President Barack Obama on Sunday urged respect and restraint from Americans angered by the killing of black men by police, saying anything less ...

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Militant groups part of police attacks?

DALLAS (AP) — Police shootings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota were followed by calls from black militant groups and others to seek vengeance against ...

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Shooter taunted police for 2 hours

DALLAS (AP) — The suspect in the deadly attack on Dallas police taunted authorities during two hours of negotiations, laughing at them, singing and at one ...

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Women more likely than men to face poverty in retirement

CHICAGO (AP) — During their working years, women tend to earn less than men, and when they retire, they’re more likely to live in poverty.

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Woman sheds tears of joy as cherished US flag found

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cathy Scoppo’s heart sank the moment she noticed the U.S. flag that had draped the casket of her World ...

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Posted: jul. 04, 2016 11:25 p.m. | | Woman sheds tears of joy as cherished US flag found  Comments 0 Comments

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