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The libertarian alternative for president, Gary Johnson

Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson sees a path to the White House. The former Republican governor of New Mexico can boast a running mate, former Massachusetts ...

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Posted: jul. 02, 2016 12:37 a.m. | | The libertarian alternative  for president, Gary Johnson Comments 0 Comments

Pope says gays deserve an apology

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis says gays — and all the other people the church has marginalized, such as the poor and the exploited ...

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Fentanyl worries changing way narcotics officers operate

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The street version of fentanyl blamed in the deaths of thousands of Americans is also threatening police officers, forcing changes in long-standing ...

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Posted: jun. 26, 2016 10:34 p.m. | | Fentanyl worries changing  way narcotics officers operate  Comments 0 Comments

For Trump and Brexit voters, same frustrations

MAYBOLE, Scotland (AP) — At the heart of the campaign that led Britain to vote to leave the European Union was a desire to regain independence ...

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Posted: jun. 26, 2016 10:34 p.m. | | For Trump and Brexit  voters, same frustrations Comments 0 Comments

Bureau plan to sterilize mustangs

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal agency is on a path to sterilize wild horses on U.S. rangeland to slow the growth of herds — a ...

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Posted: jun. 26, 2016 10:33 p.m. | | Bureau plan to sterilize mustangs Comments 0 Comments

Defending AR-style firearms

ATLANTA (AP) — Karen Butler still remembers the first time she picked up an AR-15-style rifle a decade ago.

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High hits 118 degrees in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — People across the Southwest were preparing Monday for another threat of triple-digit temperatures that left two dead over the weekend.

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2M kids get concussions from sports, play

CHICAGO (AP) — As many as 2 million concussions from sports or play activities occur in U.S. children and teens each year and many receive ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2016 7:39 p.m. | | 2M kids get concussions from sports, play Comments 0 Comments

Climate change ‘damaging’ national parks

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that climate change is already damaging America’s national parks, with rising temperatures causing Yosemite ...

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Warship trades peed for firepower, armor

BATH, Maine (AP) — The Navy spent hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to fulfill its need for speed with a new class of fast and ...

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Mateen investigation moving forward

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Sunday that the FBI will release a partial transcript of the conversations between the gunman ...

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Trump: US should consider profiling Muslims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the United States should “seriously” consider profiling Muslims inside the country as a terrorism-fighting tool, the latest example ...

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The word ‘Mexican’ as a slur

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump referred to a U.S.-born federal judge as a “Mexican” and saw a backlash, even ...

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Giants’ Cain back on DL with right hamstring strain

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants right-hander Matt Cain has been placed back on the 15-day disabled list with the same right hamstring strain that landed him ...

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Posted: jun. 15, 2016 12:09 a.m. | | Giants’ Cain back on DL with right hamstring strain Comments 0 Comments

Mario Edwards back at practice after neck injury

ALAMEDA (AP) — Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Mario Edwards Jr. returned as a full participant in practice Tuesday for the first time since his promising rookie ...

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McFadden breaks elbow saving phone, out 2 months

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Darren McFadden fractured his right elbow trying to keep his new iPhone from hitting the ground and cracking.

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Posted: jun. 15, 2016 12:09 a.m. | | McFadden breaks elbow saving phone, out 2 months Comments 0 Comments

Prosecutor: FedEx knew suicide linked to illegal pharmacy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — FedEx delivered packages containing illegal prescription drugs for internet pharmacies even after it noticed that authorities were cracking down on the businesses ...

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Posted: jun. 13, 2016 8:40 p.m. | | Prosecutor: FedEx  knew suicide linked  to illegal pharmacy Comments 0 Comments

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn

MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) — In a surprise move, Microsoft said Monday that it is buying LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion, a deal that could bring ...

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Razing Riviera casino will level part of Vegas’ mobster past

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Riviera Hotel and Casino — the Las Vegas Strip’s first high-rise that was as famous for its mobster ties as its ...

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Posted: jun. 13, 2016 8:40 p.m. | | Razing Riviera casino will level part of   Vegas’ mobster past Comments 0 Comments

Symantec buying internet security firm Blue Coat

MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) — Software security company Symantec Corp. is acquiring internet security firm Blue Coat Inc. for $4.65 billion, bolstering its mobile and cloud ...

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Trump says he is revoking Washington Post credentials

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump said Monday his presidential campaign is revoking credentials provided to The Washington Post.

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Microsoft touts smaller, faster Xbox One game consoles at E3

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Xbox One is shrinking in size and growing in power.

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Posted: jun. 13, 2016 8:39 p.m. | | Microsoft touts smaller, faster  Xbox One game consoles at E3 Comments 0 Comments

Man nearly decapitated neighbor with machete

ALFRED, Maine (AP) — A man called police to accuse his neighbor of stealing alcohol before he nearly decapitated him with a machete and buried his ...

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USA charitable giving rate tops more than $1 billion a day

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are now donating to charities and nonprofits at a record-high rate of more than $1 billion a day, according to the ...

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Orlando killer appears to be ‘homegrown extremist’ for Islam

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The gunman whose attack on a gay nightclub left 49 victims dead appears to have been a “homegrown extremist” who espoused support ...

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Posted: jun. 13, 2016 8:26 p.m. | | Orlando killer appears  to be ‘homegrown extremist’ for Islam Comments 0 Comments

Fiery Trump, sober Clinton at odds over Orlando attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump vowed Monday to impose a broad ban on immigration from areas of the world with a history of terrorism and suggested ...

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Posted: jun. 13, 2016 8:26 p.m. | | Fiery Trump, sober Clinton at odds over Orlando attack Comments 0 Comments

Did delay in response give shooter more time?

ORLANANDO (AP) — As the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history began to unfold, an off-duty police officer working at a gay nightclub exchanged ...

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Club shooting survivor feels guilt for living

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Luis Burbano felt his bones shake when the bullets started flying early Sunday morning in the Orlando gay nightclub where a gunman ...

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Assault weapons easier to buy in Florida than handgun

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Military-style assault weapons like the one Omar Mateen used to blast away at an Orlando nightclub remain legal and easy to purchase ...

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Posted: jun. 13, 2016 8:25 p.m. | | Assault weapons easier to buy in Florida than handgun Comments 0 Comments

Militants behead Canadian hostage

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials confirmed Tuesday that Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded a Canadian man, the second Canadian hostage to be killed in two months ...

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Police couple killed outside Paris, child is rescued

PARIS (AP) — A knife-wielding attacker stabbed a senior police officer to death Monday evening outside his home in a distant suburb of Paris, officials said ...

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Posted: jun. 13, 2016 8:25 p.m. | | Police couple  killed outside  Paris, child is rescued Comments 0 Comments

D-Day flag from US boat sells for $514K at auction

DALLAS (AP) — The U.S. flag flown on the stern of the boat that led the first American troops onto Utah Beach on D-Day was ...

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Posted: jun. 12, 2016 9:27 p.m. | | D-Day flag from US boat sells for  $514K at auction Comments 0 Comments

Memorial honors soldiers of ‘secret war’

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new memorial on the Minnesota Capitol grounds honors soldiers of the “secret war” in Laos.

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Armstrong to join cyclists honoring 5 killed in Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Lance Armstrong plans to be in Kalamazoo for a “Finishing the Ride” event in honor of the five cyclists killed when they ...

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Clinton, Trump adjust politicking following Florida mass shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton adjusted their presidential politicking Sunday, first offering prayers and support to the victims of the worst mass shooting ...

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Union Pacific railroad fined over $7 million in 2 years

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Union Pacific penalties surpass those of every railroad nationwide for the past two years.

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Posted: jun. 12, 2016 9:26 p.m. | | Union Pacific railroad fined over $7 million in 2 years  Comments 0 Comments

Philadelphia soda tax sold public interest over health

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the city of cheesesteaks and soft pretzels, a soda tax that regulates people’s behavior is a hard sell.

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Posted: jun. 12, 2016 9:26 p.m. | | Philadelphia soda tax sold  public interest over health  Comments 0 Comments

FedEx on trial for drug trafficking

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two giants — the U.S. government and FedEx — are set to do battle in a federal court over the explosive claim that ...

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Texas prep valedictorian says meant no offense with viral tweet

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas high school valedictorian who described herself as “undocumented” in a tweet touting her academic accomplishments said she didn’t intend ...

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Posted: jun. 09, 2016 9:57 p.m. | | Texas prep valedictorian says  meant no offense with viral tweet Comments 0 Comments

Prosecutors: 13-year-old Detroit boy killed over picking up $70

DETROIT (AP) — Three people were charged Thursday in the death of a 13-year-old Detroit boy, who prosecutors say was beaten and choked and whose body ...

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Posted: jun. 09, 2016 9:57 p.m. | | Prosecutors: 13-year-old  Detroit boy killed over picking up $70 Comments 0 Comments

No charges in death of Milwaukee mother shot by her toddler son

MILWAUKEE (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed in the death of a mother who was shot by her 2-year-old son as she drove along ...

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Driver of pickup charged with murder in bicyclists’ deaths

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan prosecutor filed murder charges Thursday against the 50-year-old driver of a pickup truck that struck a group of bicyclists out for ...

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Posted: jun. 09, 2016 9:57 p.m. | | Driver of pickup charged with  murder in  bicyclists’ deaths Comments 0 Comments

City says it won’t meet deadline on surf gang’s illegal fort

PALOS VERDES ESTATES  (AP) — A Southern California city told the state Coastal Commission it won’t meet a deadline to tear down an illegal beach ...

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Posted: jun. 09, 2016 9:42 p.m. | | City says it  won’t meet  deadline on surf gang’s illegal fort Comments 0 Comments

Obama backs Clinton, nudges Sanders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Testifying to Hillary Clinton’s grit and experience, President Barack Obama endorsed his former secretary of state’s bid to succeed him on ...

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Campaign tweet-fight! Clinton, Trump camps brawl on Twitter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are engaged in their first full-blown Twitter war.

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Woman admits to trafficking daughter, 11, for heroin

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio woman has admitted to repeatedly trafficking her 11-year-old daughter for sex in exchange for heroin.

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Congress sends Obama bill to regulate toxic chemicals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Tuesday sent President Barack Obama a sweeping bill that would for the first time regulate tens of thousands of toxic chemicals ...

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Consumer borrowing slows down during in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers slowed their borrowing in April after pushing up their debt levels by a record amount in March.

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Authorities: UPS knowingly shipped untaxed cigarettes

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities said Tuesday they have proof UPS knowingly shipped about 700,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations to consumers ...

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Nevada to do fresh analysis on rooftop solar costs, benefits

LAS VEGAS (AP) — State officials plan to do a fresh study on whether rooftop solar is a net benefit or burden for Nevada’s electric ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2016 7:10 p.m. | | Nevada to do fresh analysis on  rooftop solar costs, benefits Comments 0 Comments

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