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Military vet finds a mission nursing fellow vets at VA

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nursing assistant Tom Alligood wears camouflage scrubs during his emergency room shifts at the Dorn VA hospital because he says it ...

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Zoo director defends the killing gorilla to save boy

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo’s director on Monday defended the decision to kill a gorilla to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit ...

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Burning Man: Art group plans to haul part of jumbo jet to event

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Los Angeles-based entrepreneur is turning part of a jumbo jet into an art installation and plans to haul it to Burning ...

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Studing century-old hobo graffiti

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the graffiti that covers urban walls, bridges and freeway overpasses.

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DUMP DONALD TRUMP?

COSTA MESA  (AP) — Brendan De Regla drove three hours and waited in line for half a day to see Donald Trump speak at a rally ...

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‘Ex-’Glee’ star indicted for child-porn

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the Fox musical dramedy “Glee,” was charged Friday with receiving and possessing child ...

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Trump, Clinton differ sharply on gun rights

LOUISVILLE (AP) —Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are courting voters on opposite sides of the gun debate in events that highlight the nation’s deep ...

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Most would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll ...

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Wal-Mart results upbeat

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Surprisingly strong sales at Wal-Mart and an optimistic outlook from the world’s largest retailer lifted a pall that settled over much ...

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Singer La Rosa, fired on Godfrey show, dies at 86

CRIVITZ,  Wis. (AP)  – Julius La Rosa, a pop singer known for hits including “Eh, Cumpari,” whose firing live on the air by Arthur Godfrey in ...

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‘Casablanca’ actress LeBeau dies at age 92

ROME (AP) — French actress Madeleine LeBeau, best known for her small but impactful role in “Casablanca” as Rick’s pushed aside girlfriend Yvonne who passionately ...

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USA Navy is poised to take ownership of its largest warship

BATH, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Navy is ready to take ownership of the Zumwalt, its largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyer.

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Clinton campaigns in Kentucky before Tuesday’s primary vote

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is making a big final push in Kentucky, where rival Bernie Sanders hopes to extend his winning streak and further ...

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On more than one issue, GOP’s Trump sounds like a Democrat

NEW YORK (AP) — As he tries to charm Republicans still skeptical of his presidential candidacy, Donald Trump has a challenge: On several key issues, he ...

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Public schools cash in with naming rights

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — In the last two years, a northern Indiana high school sold the naming rights to its football field to a bank ...

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Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save recess

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When parents tell Dr. Gregory Fox their boisterous child was stuck in a classroom all day, the Rhode Island pediatrician takes ...

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Defiant Trump brushes off GOP critics on eve of Ryan meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump brushed off his Capitol Hill critics Wednesday, declaring he doesn’t need House Speaker Paul Ryan or other leery Republican leaders ...

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New York man wins 2nd $1M lottery

WEST BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — A construction worker who won $1 million in a lottery scratch-off game four years ago has defied enormous odds by ...

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Staples, Office Depot scrap merger after judge blocks deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staples and Office Depot said Tuesday they are scrapping their planned $6.3 billion merger after a federal judge blocked the deal, saying ...

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Budweiser beer becomes ‘America’

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no trademark on America.

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Wal-Mart sues Visa over chip-enabled cards

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has sued Visa Inc., charging that the payment network is not allowing the retail giant to let customers verify ...

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Small-car deals abound; buyers go crazy for SUVs

DETROIT (AP) — Louis Cervi was looking to buy a small car for basic transportation with a monthly payment in the mid-$200 range.

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LendingClub CEO resigns over loan sale

NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman and CEO of the online lending company LendingClub stepped down after an internal review determined that the company’s business ...

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JC Penney to expand major appliances to half of its stores

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney says it will start to sell major appliances online and expand its rollout of the category to nearly 500 ...

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Cruz campaign sued over music in videos

SEATTLE (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz’s now-defunct presidential campaign is being sued over the background music it used in two videos.

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Winning $429M ticket is sold in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Someone is holding onto the sole winning Powerball ticket that was sold in New Jersey and the jackpot was at $429 ...

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Fire chief set 42-acre fire in Maine

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (AP) — A fire chief accused of intentionally setting a grass and marsh blaze that was fought by more than 100 firefighters ...

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Inquiry into black female cadets’ fists-raised photo taken at West Point

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Military Academy has launched an inquiry into a photo showing 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists ...

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Sinkhole spurs search for cave by Bass Pro Shops founder

RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) — Instead of panicking, Johnny Morris saw an adventure worth digging into when a massive sinkhole swallowed tons of earth at his exquisite ...

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Posted: may. 08, 2016 7:02 p.m. | | Sinkhole spurs search for cave  by Bass Pro Shops founder  Comments 0 Comments

Trump likes idea of party unity, but on his terms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says he’s all for bringing together the Republican Party, but the many GOP officials he’s branded losers and lightweights ...

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Shoot-up rooms get serious look

NEW YORK (AP) — Across the United States, heroin and other drug users have died in alleys behind convenience stores, on city sidewalks and in the ...

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Cruz ends his bid for presidential

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump’s march to the Republican nomination.

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US combat death in Iraq reflects intensifying war

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death of a U.S Navy SEAL who was advising Kurdish forces in Iraq coincides with a gradually deepening American ...

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Mom declared brain-dead after Wisconsin interstate shooting

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois woman has been declared brain-dead after being shot during a random drive-by shooting along a Wisconsin interstate while traveling home ...

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Mother gets 1 month in jail for assaulting toddler on plane

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Hawaii mother to a month in jail and three months under home confinement for assaulting her ...

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Ohio village fights class-action status in speed camera lawsuit

NEW MIAMI, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio village’s attorney said he will ask the state’s high court to overturn an appeal court’s ...

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Study: ‘Biggest Loser’ contestants have slower metabolisms

CHICAGO (AP) — A new study has found that many competitors on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” leave the show with a slower metabolism, making it ...

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Posted: may. 03, 2016 6:58 p.m. | | Study: ‘Biggest  Loser’ contestants  have slower metabolisms Comments 0 Comments

Indiana: Cruz fights for survival

OSCEOLA, Ind. (AP) — Ted Cruz’s conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end ...

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Warrant: Slain pregnant Texas teen found with uterus removed

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A mentally disabled West Texas teenager who told a school worker she had been impregnated by her stepfather was found with her ...

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High court signals it won’t stop $15 minimum wage

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in for the first time Monday on a $15-an-hour minimum wage, signaling it does not plan to ...

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Marines investigating claim about men in Iwo Jima photo

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Marine Corps says it has begun investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown raising the U.S ...

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Military tests unmanned ship designed for seafaring missions

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The military is starting tests on the world’s largest unmanned surface vessel — a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of ...

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Vermont family to keep wood duck after state issues permit

MIDDLESEX, Vt. (AP) — State game officials have backed down and allowed a woman to keep a 3-year-old wood duck that was brought home by one ...

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Suit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid ...

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Synthetic narcotics & drugged- driving laws

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Eighteen-year-old Kristian Roggio was riding in a friend’s car when another driver careened across a Brooklyn street, colliding head-on and ...

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Billboards track shoppers via phone data

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company’s latest effort to target billboard ads ...

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Elephants performed for final time

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Elephants will performed for the last time at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, as the show closed ...

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‘Stop the Steal’ helping Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has a Plan B if he’s faced with a contested convention, and it involves the sort of outside groups that ...

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Superdelegates ‘feel the Bern’ of anger

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nancy Schumacher says she just wanted to do her civic duty, and so she heeded the call to become a superdelegate for Hillary ...

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Brother, others related to San Bernardino shooters

RIVERSIDE (AP) — Three people with close family ties to the couple responsible for the San Bernardino terror attack were arrested Thursday in an alleged marriage-fraud ...

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