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Obama boosts Hillary Clinton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 9:42 p.m. | | Obama boosts Hillary Clinton Comments 0 Comments

For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the past decade, the man who shot President Ronald Reagan has quietly spent a growing number of his days living with his ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 9:41 p.m. | | For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom nears Comments 0 Comments

Officer says she wasn’t aware Confederate flag offends some

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer fired for flying the Confederate battle flag at her suburban Atlanta home says she had no idea the ...

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Judge dismisses manslaughter charge against Florida deputy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2013 fatal shooting of ...

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US board declines to release ‘20th hijacker’ from Guantanamo

MIAMI (AP) — A board reviewing the status of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay has decided against releasing a Saudi who U.S. authorities believe narrowly avoided ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 9:41 p.m. | | US board  declines to release ‘20th hijacker’ from Guantanamo Comments 0 Comments

Sanders backers divided on Clinton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders tried to calm tensions among his delegates Monday at the Democratic National Convention but some weren’t in a listening mood ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2016 8:58 p.m. | | Sanders backers divided on Clinton Comments 0 Comments

Mom of slain teen warned son of nightclub shootings

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — With the Orlando massacre still fresh on everyone’s mind, the mother of a young man who was slain at a ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2016 8:58 p.m. | | Mom of slain teen warned  son of nightclub shootings Comments 0 Comments

At least 19 killed, about 20 injured in knifing near Tokyo

SAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2016 8:57 p.m. | | At least 19 killed, about 20  injured in knifing near Tokyo Comments 0 Comments

IS attacker: Germans ‘won’t be able to sleep peacefully’

ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — A Syrian man who tried unsuccessfully to claim asylum in Germany pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and vowed the nation ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2016 8:57 p.m. | | IS attacker: Germans ‘won’t  be able to sleep peacefully’ Comments 0 Comments

Groups seek to help veteran held as motel hostage for years

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Veterans’ organizations have reached out to help a Korean War-era veteran who authorities say was held hostage in a motel room ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2016 8:57 p.m. | | Groups seek to help veteran held as motel hostage for years Comments 0 Comments

After turmoil, Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren thrill convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned defense of Hillary Clinton, casting her as the only ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2016 8:57 p.m. | | After turmoil,  Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren  thrill convention Comments 0 Comments

All about the hack, the leak, the discord

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — First came the hack, then the leak. Now, the Clinton and Trump campaigns are fighting over Russia’s role in the release of ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2016 8:55 p.m. | | All about the hack, the leak, the discord Comments 0 Comments

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B

SUNNYVALE (AP) — Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era ...

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Posted: jul. 25, 2016 8:53 p.m. | | Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B Comments 0 Comments

Fox News ousts two more execs

NEW YORK (AP) — Four days after the ouster of Roger Ailes as Fox News chief, two more executives at the network have been axed.

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Farewell to last VCR production

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it’s yanking the plug on the world’s last video cassette recorder.

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Breaking down the gender stereotypes in kids’ clothing

NEW YORK (AP) — Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to ...

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Poll shows support is growing for stricter laws

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2016 6:53 p.m. | | Poll shows support is growing for stricter laws Comments 0 Comments

Judge tosses woman’s tornado- related suit against Home Depot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has tossed out a woman’s lawsuit against Home Depot over the deaths of her husband and two ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2016 6:52 p.m. | | Judge tosses woman’s tornado- related suit against Home Depot Comments 0 Comments

University of Florida linebacker stops sexual assault of woman

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a University of Florida football player helped stop the rape of an unconscious woman behind a trash bin outside a ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2016 6:52 p.m. | | University of Florida linebacker stops sexual assault of woman Comments 0 Comments

Pro-Sanders, anti-fracking marchers hit Philly streets

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators took to Philadelphia’s sweltering streets Sunday, cheering, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2016 6:52 p.m. | | Pro-Sanders, anti-fracking  marchers hit Philly streets Comments 0 Comments

Democrats bedeviled a new by email

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On the heels of a tumultuous Republican convention, Hillary Clinton arrives in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking Democratic Party united behind ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2016 6:51 p.m. | | Democrats bedeviled a new by email Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 21, 2016 11:55 p.m. | | Records: Minnesota officer may have interacted with Castile Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 21, 2016 11:55 p.m. | | Trump seeks to dismiss lawsuit over Trump University Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 20, 2016 12:15 a.m. | | Chapman’s 105.1 mph pitch matches fastest since 2008 Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 19, 2016 12:42 a.m. | | Melania Trump ignites GOP convention after gloom, turmoil Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 19, 2016 12:42 a.m. | | In medical mystery, caregiver of Zika patient gets virus Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 19, 2016 12:42 a.m. | | Textbook reignites Mexican- American studies flap in Texas Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 19, 2016 12:41 a.m. | | Pulse gunman repeatedly taunted for being Muslim Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 19, 2016 12:41 a.m. | | Killer of Baton Rouge law officers a man of mixed messages Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 19, 2016 12:41 a.m. | | 3rd officer acquitted in Freddie Gray case Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 18, 2016 11:39 p.m. | | Utah wants to drop case against ex-attorney general Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 18, 2016 11:38 p.m. | | GOP speakers fault Clinton on Benghazi deaths Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 18, 2016 9:11 p.m. | | RNC: Doom and gloom at home, clamor for Trump Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 18, 2016 9:11 p.m. | | Tunnel collapse risk probed at busy Arizona border crossing Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 18, 2016 9:11 p.m. | | Funeral for Michigan bailiff killed at court draws hundreds Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 18, 2016 9:10 p.m. | | Family files lawsuit against hospital and city in death Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 18, 2016 9:08 p.m. | | Officials blame gangs for shooting at house party Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 18, 2016 9:08 p.m. | | Berkeley student slain in France recalled as energetic Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 18, 2016 9:08 p.m. | | Netflix facing tougher times as US subscriber growth slows Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 18, 2016 9:07 p.m. | | Yahoo reports another big loss, writes down Tumblr value Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 18, 2016 12:44 a.m. | | Cleveland, a fractured city, an apt place for GOP convention Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 16, 2016 12:16 a.m. | | VFW, DAV disturbed by ‘Orange is the New Black’ Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: jul. 16, 2016 12:16 a.m. | | Route 66 becoming  green with charging  stations, solar panels Comments 0 Comments

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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