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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:34:00 EDT
Shackling video ignites debate on school discipline
The boy sat in a chair, the sound of his whimpering interrupted briefly by the clank of metal handcuffs closing around his arms.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:34:00 EDT
Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
It's unclear why after a widespread warning of impending severe weather a circus put on its planned show in a tent that ended up collapsing in a storm, killing a spectator and his 8-year-old daughter, the state fire...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:33:00 EDT
Obama, Netanyahu make dueling appeals on Iran to US Jews
President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made dueling appeals to the American Jewish community Tuesday as they sought to rally support for their opposing positions on the Iranian nuclear deal.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:33:00 EDT
Debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out
Billionaire businessman Donald Trump will be front and center in the Republican Party's leadoff presidential debate, scoring the top spot in Thursday's prime-time faceoff where he'll be joined by former Florida...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:33:00 EDT
Dems hit Bush after comments on funding for women's health
Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush vowed Tuesday to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood if elected to the White House, but drew immediate fire from Democrats for adding, "I'm not sure we need half a...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:03:00 EDT
Christie files financial disclosure report
Newly released financial disclosure records show Republican presidential contender Chris Christie earned nearly $277,000 in wages over the last year and a half as New Jersey governor.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:48:00 EDT
Toronto nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 3 wounded
A shooting that started at a Toronto nightclub event hosted by rapper Drake and then spilled outside onto the streets left at least two people dead and three others wounded, police said. It wasn't clear if Drake was...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:34:00 EDT
Apple slump deepens on iPhone, China concerns
Apple is slumping as the usually high-flying tech stock struggles with the burden of raised expectations.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:34:00 EDT
Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska
A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:34:00 EDT
Debate line-up illustrates power of Fox News in GOP campaign
Iowa and New Hampshire are still on the horizon - but first there's the Fox primary, and the buildup to this week's first Republican presidential debate shows that the influence of Fox News Channel on the GOP...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:34:00 EDT
Friends: Slain officer was strong, but avoided confrontation
Slain police officer Sean Bolton's physical strength and powerful, melon-sized hands served him well in tight situations, like when he subdued two suspects at one time. Still, friends say he avoided confrontation...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:34:00 EDT
Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers
The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:34:00 EDT
Obama power plant rules spark 2016 fight over climate change
President Barack Obama's sweeping new power plant regulations are thrusting the divisive debate over climate change into the race for the White House, with candidates in both parties seeing an opportunity to capitalize.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:33:00 EDT
Search on for shooter outside Big Sean, J. Cole concert
State police on Tuesday were looking for a suspect and witnesses to a shooting that wounded two men outside a Big Sean and J. Cole concert.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:04:00 EDT
Despite rhetoric, border security less urgent in 2015
In the weeks leading up to Thursday's first debate of the 2016 presidential race, Republican candidates have sought to distinguish themselves from each other - and President Barack Obama - with ever-tougher positions...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 16:49:00 EDT
NYC targets cooling systems linked to Legionnaires' outbreak
Lawmakers are rushing to draft New York's first regulations for a type of heavy-duty rooftop air conditioning equipment amid suspicions that bacteria-laden mist from these units could be the cause of the deadliest...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 16:48:00 EDT
More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote
After the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 15:18:00 EDT
APNewsBreak: North Korean ship pursued for seizure in case
Winning a lawsuit against North Korea is rare. Collecting millions of dollars in damages from the isolated country? Pretty much impossible. But an Israel-based civil rights group thinks it has found a way, starting with a...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 15:03:00 EDT
The Latest on jail death: County promises vigorous defense
The latest on the death of Sandra Bland, who was found dead in a Texas jail cell last month (all times local):

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 13:03:00 EDT
After deadly attack, Israel arrests extremist in crackdown
Israeli authorities kicked off a promised crackdown on Jewish extremists following last week's deadly arson attack on a Palestinian family, arresting a high-profile activist accused of leading a new movement of defiant...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 12:48:00 EDT
Cowboys' Dez Bryant tangles with teammate in camp skirmish
Dez Bryant kept going after Dallas cornerback Tyler Patmon in a heated training camp skirmish that didn't end until quarterback Tony Romo finally stepped in and calmed his star receiver.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 12:18:00 EDT
AP Exclusive: Deaths of Yosemite jumpers remain a mystery
World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from a cliff in Yosemite National Park in what was to be an exhilarating flight through a V-shaped rocky...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 12:18:00 EDT
Kerry talks trade in Singapore before regional security meet
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Singapore to talk up an Asia trade agreement that has hit snags in final negotiations.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 11:48:00 EDT
Total reboot: How to fix Greece's economy
After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 10:48:00 EDT
Hollywood takes on troubled minds with summer slate of films
The 1941 film "The Wolf Man" presents Larry Talbot's transformation from man to wolf as a form of schizophrenia. So little was known about mental illnesses then, the explanation may have seemed plausible.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 10:33:00 EDT
'Real Housewives' star Kim Richards accused of shoplifting
"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" cast member Kim Richards is out on bail after she was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting in Los Angeles.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 09:48:00 EDT
Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library
The dimly lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; occupation and...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 09:18:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 09:03:00 EDT
In Egypt, disaffected youth increasingly drawn to extremism
The 20-year-old law student says he has had enough of fruitless protests in support of Egypt's deposed Islamist president, two years of a losing struggle with police.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 07:33:00 EDT
Firing of generals raises fear of return to Algerian strife
Algeria is in the grips of political intrigue, as the president nears death and rumors of coup attempts swirl. Now, the unprecedented firing of three top generals is generating fear that a power struggle within the regime...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 07:18:00 EDT
The Latest: Hassan: Father, daughter killed in tent collapse
The latest on the circus tent collapse in Lancaster, New Hampshire:

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 03:18:00 EDT
Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes
Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 03:18:00 EDT
Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa
An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 02:48:00 EDT
Calais, hit by migrant woes, a city everyone wants to leave
The truck drivers who pass through don't like it. Neither do the millions of tourists who turn up each year. And the migrants who flock here have only one thing on their mind: leaving.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 01:18:00 EDT
2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse
A man and a girl were killed and at least 22 people were injured Monday when a severe storm blew down a circus tent in northern New Hampshire, officials said.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 01:18:00 EDT
Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire
Firefighters were working aggressively to regain control after a raging Northern California fire jumped a highway that had served as a containment line for the massive blaze - one of 20 wildfires burning in California.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 01:18:00 EDT
More than just Cecil; big troubles for king of the jungle
The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 01:18:00 EDT
Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time
NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 00:17:00 EDT
Wealthy conservatives cap Koch brothers weekend with pledges
One by one, the wealthy conservative donors stood up Monday and pledged millions of dollars to the favorite causes of billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 23:47:00 EDT
50 Cent says expenses $108,000 a month; $72,000 for mansion
Rapper 50 Cent says in a Connecticut bankruptcy court filing he spends $108,000 a month on his expenses, including $5,000 for gardening.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 22:18:00 EDT
Special Olympics athlete found after disappearing from LAX
An autistic teenage Special Olympics athlete who vanished from Los Angeles International Airport was found sleeping on a lawn five miles away Monday afternoon, hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 22:17:00 EDT
Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns self in
An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an intensive two-day manhunt, authorities said.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 22:03:00 EDT
GOP hopefuls take on illegal immigration in debate preview
The Republican Party's presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Monday night during a crowded and pointed...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 21:18:00 EDT
The Latest: Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 21:18:00 EDT
Report: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians
U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 21:18:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 20:48:00 EDT
DA: Authorities eyeing revenge motive in courthouse shooting
William A. Wells was a former firefighter who had never been in any more serious legal trouble than some traffic tickets- until his mother was shot.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 19:33:00 EDT
Texas attorney general accused of lying to investors
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had an investment opportunity: a tech startup making data servers. He told people he had put his own money into Servergy Inc., according to prosecutors, and helped persuade a state...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 19:33:00 EDT
Obama's power plant climate plan shifts to courts, states
President Barack Obama sought to clamp down Monday on power plant emissions with a federal plan that - if successful - would attempt to slow global warming by dramatically shifting the way Americans get and use electricity.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 19:18:00 EDT
Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds
The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes - a potential government shutdown that could echo into...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 18:47:00 EDT
Faith holds at New Mexico churches targeted by small blasts
By PAUL DAVENPORT and FELICIA FONSECA Associated Press A New Mexico church service was set to start when the mailbox exploded near the office entrance.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 18:18:00 EDT
Misery deepens for those in Puerto Rico who can't leave
Most tables are empty at Walter Martin's coffee shop in San Juan's colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribbean morning.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 18:18:00 EDT
Brazilian universities to help with dirty water cleanup
Rio de Janeiro Governor Luiz Fernando Pezao signed a deal Monday with several Brazilian universities and research institutes to develop a plan for cleaning up the polluted waters of the city's sewage-strewn Guanabara...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 17:47:00 EDT
Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation
In 1909-10, Theodore Roosevelt headed a Smithsonian hunting and trapping expedition in Africa that included colleagues who prepared the wildlife he killed for shipment back to America. The former U.S. president and his...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 17:19:00 EDT
Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances
Jurors on Monday moved one step closer toward sentencing James Holmes to death for his Colorado movie theater attack, taking less than three hours to reject arguments that the former neuroscience student's mental...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 17:18:00 EDT
Creators of destroyed hitchhiking robot mull rebuild
The Canadian talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot that met its untimely end in the United States over the weekend might be given another chance at life.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 17:04:00 EDT
Former President Jimmy Carter undergoes liver operation
Former President Jimmy Carter is expected to make a full recovery after having an operation Monday to remove a small mass in his liver, according to a spokeswoman.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 15:48:00 EDT
Greek stock market bloodbath as exchange reopens
Greece suffered its worst stock market bloodbath in decades on Monday, when it opened after a forced five-week closure, and new data showed a dismal outlook for the bailout-dependent country's shrinking economy.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 15:33:00 EDT
The Latest: Defense lawyer says Texas AG to plead not guilty
The latest on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has been charged with felony securities fraud (all times local):

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 15:17:00 EDT
Brian Williams still weeks away from reappearing at MSNBC
Next week marks the end of Brian Williams' six-month suspension from NBC News for exaggerating his role in news stories, but he isn't expected back on the air in his new job at MSNBC for at least another month.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 15:03:00 EDT
Iran's Ahmadinejad seeks political comeback
Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has launched a political campaign ahead of February's parliamentary elections in what could prove a challenge to the moderates behind a landmark nuclear agreement reached...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 14:49:00 EDT
House GOP says it has the votes to disapprove of Iran deal
House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 13:48:00 EDT
Party on, Abe: Illinois named top party school in the US
The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and Yelp.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 13:48:00 EDT
Lebanon's trash crisis worsens amid rising heat, anger
It's summer in this proud Mediterranean city, with celebrities and Lebanese expats flocking to international festivals and parties at Beirut's beaches and nightclubs. But the country's own citizens are...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 13:48:00 EDT
Zimbabwean operator says American hunter didn't break law
An American accused of killing a lion in an allegedly illegal hunt in Zimbabwe in April did not break any laws and acted in good faith, a safari operator who worked for the American said Monday.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 13:18:00 EDT
Police: Messages for No. 1 Mafioso hidden in Sicilian soil
The No. 1 Cosa Nostra fugitive communicates with henchmen using written messages buried in dirt or hidden under boulders on sheep ranches and comes and goes from Sicily, possibly thanks to high-level protection,...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 12:48:00 EDT
Turkey, Kurd rebels gear up for return to all-out conflict
The military helicopters swooped in over the Kurdish heartland and dropped white incendiary powder on a raging brush fire - igniting a massive conflagration that raced through the mountains, devouring orchards and...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 12:03:00 EDT
Investigation Discovery network can get you hooked on crime
Henry Schleiff wants to simplify your life.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 11:48:00 EDT
The Latest: Fatal shooting outside Mississippi courthouse
The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local):

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 09:17:00 EDT
Analysis: US-Turkey deal on Syria a big gamble
President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are both taking a big gamble as they agree to work together against the Islamic State group militants in Syria.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:32:00 EDT
Bobby Brown's sister vows family feud is just beginning
Bobby Brown's sister vowed the family feud was "far from over" between their family and the late Whitney Houston's kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:02:00 EDT
Zimbabwe accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lion
Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 07:47:00 EDT
Year later, AP reporter recalls origins of Ferguson movement
EDITOR'S NOTE - A year ago, most Americans had never heard of the St. Louis suburb called Ferguson. But after a white police officer fatally shot a black 18-year-old in the street, the name of the middle-class...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 02:47:00 EDT
Wildfire raging north of San Francisco threatens homes
Wildfires blazing in several Western states Sunday chewed up forests and threatened homes but were most numerous in Northern California where dozens are raging and setting off evacuations.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 01:32:00 EDT
Gov't reaction criticized in case of Mexico slain journalist
Mexico City officials said Sunday they are pursuing all lines of investigation into the killing of a photojournalist whose body was found along with four slain women in the capital, where he had fled because of harassment...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 01:17:00 EDT
Man killed when storm slams tent down on crowd near Chicago
A man was killed and more than a dozen injured on Sunday when a tent where people had sought shelter during a brief storm blew off its moorings and collapsed on some of the crowd at a festival in a Chicago suburb.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 00:33:00 EDT
Close aide to VP's late son joins Joe Biden 2016 super PAC
A top political aide to Vice President Joe Biden's late son joined the super PAC working to recruit the elder Biden to run for president on Sunday, lending the group newfound credibility in the midst of fresh signs the...

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 00:33:00 EDT
Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink
Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corporations. Now a government audit finds co-ops are awash in red ink.

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 00:33:00 EDT
Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday
Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in "excellent physical condition" - two facts that emerged Friday in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic...

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 23:47:00 EDT
Clinton's presidential campaign airs its first TV ads
Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 23:32:00 EDT
Police ID suspect in killing of officer; manhunt underway
Tennessee police officials on Sunday identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, and an intense search for the man is underway.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 22:02:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Monday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 21:47:00 EDT
Koch warns conservatives must demand smaller government
Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is "done for" if the conservative donors and politicians he gathered at a retreat over the weekend don't rally others to their cause of demanding a smaller,...

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 21:02:00 EDT
Nigeria: troops rescue 178 people, destroy extremist camps
Nigerian troops rescued 178 people from Boko Haram in attacks that destroyed several camps of the Islamic extremists in the northeast of the country, an army statement said Sunday.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 20:47:00 EDT
US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit
Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid political unrest that swept the country in...

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 20:02:00 EDT
Pharoah Phestival as Triple Crown winner cruises in Haskell
A slight nudge was all it took for American Pharoah to seize control of the Haskell Invitational. And when Victor Espinoza asked, the majestic colt delivered an encore performance in his first race since winning the Triple...

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 19:17:00 EDT
Climate change: Obama orders steeper cuts from power plants
Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy...

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 18:02:00 EDT
From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes
Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 17:32:00 EDT
IOC to order tests for viruses at Rio's Olympic water venues
The International Olympic Committee said Sunday it will order testing for disease-causing viruses in the sewage-polluted waters where athletes will compete in next year's Rio de Janeiro Games.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 16:02:00 EDT
Extended slump in oil taking toll on industry, economy
As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with sharp cuts in spending and employment that are hurting economic growth.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:47:00 EDT
Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency - his fellow Democrats in Congress.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:47:00 EDT
Internal dispute over Taliban succession hints at rifts
The brother of Mullah Mohammad Omar on Sunday joined a growing chorus of opposition to the opaque selection of the late Taliban leader's successor, indicating widening rifts within the militant group as it weighs...

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 12:47:00 EDT
Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all '16 campaign cash
It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 12:32:00 EDT
Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal in Hawaii talks
Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Friday.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 11:02:00 EDT
Having made Olympic history, Beijing faces challenges
Having made history as the first city to win hosting rights for both the Summer and Winter Olympics, Beijing now faces a slew of challenges, from ensuring adequate snow in a bone-dry region to ramping up support for winter...

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 10:47:00 EDT
2 soldiers dead, 31 wounded in suicide attack in Turkey
Kurdish rebels on Sunday detonated an explosives-laden agricultural vehicle at a military police station in eastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and wounding 31 others, authorities said, amid a sharp escalation of violence...

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 09:02:00 EDT
Malaysia seeks help in finding more possible MH370 debris
Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to try to find more plane debris.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 06:17:00 EDT
Zimbabwe confirms lion named Jericho has not been shot
Wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe on Sunday dismissed a report of the shooting death of a male lion who was a companion of Cecil, a well-known lion killed by an American hunter in early July.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 06:02:00 EDT
Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly
A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 05:32:00 EDT
Jolie, Suu Kyi visit Myanmar female factory workers
Angelina Jolie has joined Myanmar's opposition leader and democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, in sitting down with female workers to learn more about their dire conditions.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 02:47:00 EDT
Firefighter killed, 2 dozen homes burn in California fires
Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter, burned two dozen homes and forced thousands of people to flee as crews continue to battle the flames from the air and the ground.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 02:02:00 EDT
Obama to require steeper emissions cuts from US power plants
President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most...

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 01:17:00 EDT
WHO and sailing body seek virus tests in Rio Olympic venues
The World Health Organization has asked the IOC to analyze virus levels in Rio de Janeiro's Olympic waters, and the governing body of world sailing says it will start doing its own independent virus tests.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 00:32:00 EDT
Mexico news photographer found slain in capital
A photographer for the Mexican investigative magazine Proceso, who had fled his home state after being harassed, was among five people found slain early Saturday in an apartment in Mexico City, according to the magazine.

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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 00:32:00 EDT
Photos of endangered animals shine on Empire State Building
Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building.

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 23:32:00 EDT
NAACP's 'Journey for Justice' protest march begins in Selma
Protest marches have been part of Selma's civil rights fabric since 1965, but an 860-mile trek to Washington had a minister leaning on the Bible for heavenly support Saturday.

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 23:04:00 EDT
Bobby Brown, family mourn the late Bobbi Kristina at funeral
R&B singer Bobby Brown emerged from the funeral of his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, staring toward the ground before lifting his head up and briefly gazing at the sky.

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 22:47:00 EDT
Topless protest in Canada urges women to 'bare with us'
Dozens of topless women - and men - attended a "Bare With Us" rally Saturday meant to educate the public about women's right to go shirtless if they choose.

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 21:02:00 EDT
Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax returns released...

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 20:02:00 EDT
Firefighter dies in wind-fueled Northern California wildfire
A firefighter evaluating a Northern California wildfire was killed by the erratic, wind-stoked blaze while he was surveying an area to decide the best way for crews to handle the flames, a U.S. Forest Service official said...

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 19:32:00 EDT
Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant
Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule.

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 18:03:00 EDT
Christie, others turn to McCain's town hall playbook in 2016
In the summer of 1999, John McCain didn't have many big names backing his campaign for president. He didn't have much money, either, and even resorted at one point to giving away ice cream to drum up a decent-size...

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 18:02:00 EDT
Researcher in Zimbabwe doubts report of 2nd lion killing
A lion researcher in Zimbabwe on Saturday cast doubt on a report of the shooting death of a male lion who was a companion of Cecil, a famous lion killed by an American hunter in early July.

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 17:32:00 EDT
Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech released
The 4 ½-minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II has come back to life in digital form.

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 17:02:00 EDT
Zimbabwean authorities restrict hunting after lion killing
Zimbabwe has suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area where a lion popular with tourists was killed, and is investigating the killing of another lion in April that may have been illegal, the...

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 17:02:00 EDT
Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact
When Cecil the lion's carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunter, it was a headless, skinless skeleton the vultures had been picking at for about...

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 15:17:00 EDT
Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility
A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts.

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 14:32:00 EDT
Rousey roams to Brazil with plan to beat Correia at UFC 190
Ronda Rousey is in charge now. The unbeaten bantamweight champion is the biggest star in the UFC, and she could have staged her next title defense anywhere in the world before she moves on to her next acting job or book...

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 14:17:00 EDT
The Latest: Memorial service for Bobbi Kristina Brown ends
By The Associated Press 2 p.m. (EDT)

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 13:47:00 EDT
New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency
Political uncertainty inside the Taliban has cast doubt on the prospects for an end to the war in Afghanistan. On Saturday the Taliban's controversial new leader vowed to continue fighting while urging unity among his...

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 12:31:00 EDT
Suicide spike boosts oversight of California women's prison
A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California women's prison as inspectors try to pinpoint the cause of the troubling increase.

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:17:00 EDT
WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61
By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61.

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:17:00 EDT
UK police confirm 3 bin Ladens killed in England plane crash
Three relatives of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed when a private jet crashed on landing in southern England, British police confirmed Saturday.

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:02:00 EDT
Working-class barrio turns into huge rainbow mural in Mexico
A community project in central Mexico is bringing art to people's homes. Literally.

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 06:01:00 EDT
Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest once warned for conduct
The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to...

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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 01:46:00 EDT
Several wildfires blacken dry California's golden hills
Wildfires blackening the golden hills of California grew deadly Friday, killing a firefighter on the far northern end of the state while triggering the evacuations of hundreds of people elsewhere.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:47:00 EDT
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:17:00 EDT
News Guide: Super PAC backing Cruz gets $10 million donation
Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs as well.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:01:00 EDT
Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group
A federal judge on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers' association by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:02:00 EDT
'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended
After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:47:00 EDT
Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death
Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:32:00 EDT
The latest: Coast Guard suspends search for missing teens
The latest on the search for the two teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic coast:

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:32:00 EDT
Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought
Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage, a Cabinet minister said Friday.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:47:00 EDT
The Latest: Hamels, Cespedes top names dealt at deadline
Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball hits a deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern):

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:16:00 EDT
Triathletes shrug off water warnings, swim in Rio
Triathletes swam in waters off Copacabana Beach Friday ahead of weekend Olympic test events, despite published warnings that water in the area was "unfit" for swimming.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:32:00 EDT
Defendant in FIFA case appears in US court
An Argentinian sports marketing executive pleaded not guilty in a U.S. court Friday in the massive racketeering and bribery case that has scandalized international soccer.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:31:00 EDT
Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville
Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:02:00 EDT
Baltimore killings soar to a level unseen in 43 years
Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 45 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in a single month than...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:02:00 EDT
Human fetal tissue long used for variety of medical studies
Controversy over Planned Parenthood's supplying fetal tissue for research has focused attention on a little-discussed aspect of science.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:31:00 EDT
Taking on Bush and Rubio, Clinton calls for Cuba embargo end
Drawing a sharp distinction with Republican rivals in the pivotal election state of Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GOP-run Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed on Cuba since 1962

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:17:00 EDT
U. of Cincinnati shooting puts spotlight on campus police
When an Ohio prosecutor charged a campus police officer with murder in the death of a driver during a traffic stop, he offered a harsh judgment on University of Cincinnati police, saying the school should not be in the...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:47:00 EDT
Greece's stock market to reopen as bailout talks progress
Greece's government announced that the Athens Stock Exchange will reopen Monday, a big step toward normalcy as talks with international creditors shifted into high gear.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:47:00 EDT
Not guilty plea in federal court for church shooting suspect
The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he couldn't advise his client to do so until...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:47:00 EDT
Despite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago
After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago, American intelligence...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:47:00 EDT
Hopes high wing flap will shed light on Flight 370 mystery
Under a microscope and expert eyes, the wing fragment that washed up on the beach of this volcanic island could yield clues not just to its path through the Indian Ocean, but also to what happened to the airplane it...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:33:00 EDT
WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies
The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:33:00 EDT
Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years
Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it - and in the span of just 14 years.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:31:00 EDT
Questions remain after Boston's 2024 Olympics bid ends
Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics flamed out in spectacular fashion this week, with local organizers and the U.S. Olympic Committee deciding to part ways after the mayor and Massachusetts' governor refused...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:31:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:32:00 EDT
French Jewish immigrants flock to Israeli coastal city
The coastal city of Netanya markets itself as the "Israeli Riviera" and walking along its main pedestrian boulevard, one would be hard-pressed to tell it apart from its twin city of Nice. Barely a word of Hebrew is spoken,...

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:31:00 EDT
Federal judge takes nuanced approach in US terrorism cases
U.S. District Judge Michael Davis had seen this in his courtroom before - a young Somali-American who hadn't previously been a troublemaker was now accused of conspiring to leave the U.S. and join the Islamic State group.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:31:00 EDT
AP investigation prompts new round of slave rescues
By MARGIE MASON and MARTHA MENDOZA Associated Press Authorities in Papua New Guinea have rescued eight fishermen held on board a Thai-owned refrigerated cargo ship, and dozens of other boats are still...

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:46:00 EDT
Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign
Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and African Americans live and worship in an effort to broaden his appeal among minority voters.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:02:00 EDT
Campus officer pleads not guilty in traffic stop shooting
A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of murder and was ordered jailed on $1 million bail.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:46:00 EDT
Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research
Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the...

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:16:00 EDT
Greece's Tsipras prevails over rebels at party meeting
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has defeated a bid by dissenters in his left-wing Syriza party to push for an end to bailout talks and an exit from the euro currency.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:16:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Friday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:01:00 EDT
Defense, DA argue reasons to spare Colorado gunman's life
Defense lawyers for James Holmes made one more appeal for mercy Thursday, urging jurors to consider mental illness in his sentencing even though they rejected his insanity claim when they convicted him of murdering 12...

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:31:00 EDT
Blue Jays land Price in Toronto's 2nd big trade of week
Toronto acquired All-Star left-hander David Price from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, the second major move in less than a week by the Blue Jays as they chase their first postseason appearance since 1993.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:46:00 EDT
Q&A: A look at the new leader of Afghanistan's Taliban
By The Associated Press Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansoor, who has been tapped to succeed Mullah Mohammad Omar as the Taliban's leader, is said to have close ties with authorities in Pakistan.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:31:00 EDT
Rescuers hope for 'best-case scenario' for boys lost at sea
Mustering hope for a "best-case scenario" in the face of countless unknowns, search crews braced for a seventh day and night at sea Thursday in the hunt for two teenagers missing from their capsized boat.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:01:00 EDT
Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions
Congress is heading out for a five-week summer recess in anything but a cheerful vacation mood, leaving behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:31:00 EDT
Confederate flags left near Rev. Martin Luther King's church
Police worked Thursday to identify two white males who were caught on surveillance camera laying Confederate battle flags neatly on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:17:00 EDT
Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?
Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:02:00 EDT
Fire chief: More training planned after dispatcher hung up
All Albuquerque Fire Department employees in emergency situations will undergo additional training after a dispatcher told a 911 caller trying to help a teenage shooting victim to "deal with it yourself."

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:46:00 EDT
Man describes find that could solve MH370 plane mystery
Johnny Begue was out collecting stones on the French Indian Ocean island he calls home when he says he saw part of an airplane wing washed up in the sand.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:32:00 EDT
Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's death, choose successor
The Taliban confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor Thursday, as a new round of peace talks was indefinitely postponed amid concerns over how committed the new leadership is...

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:32:00 EDT
Man stabs several people at Jerusalem gay pride parade
Revelers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the holy city's annual gay pride parade were left shrieking in pain and panic Thursday night, as an anti-gay extremist lunged into a group leading...

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:32:00 EDT
AP PHOTOS: Attack on gay pride parade in Jerusalem
Revelers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the city's annual gay pride parade were left shrieking in pain and panic Thursday after an anti-gay extremist stabbed and wounded six people.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:46:00 EDT
Turkey onslaught on Kurds, after IS attack, fuels anger
Just when it seemed Turkey was getting serious about the fight against IS, it has turned its military focus to pounding its old foe: the Kurdish rebels.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:01:00 EDT
The Latest: Wing part may arrive in French city on Saturday
Here are the latest developments on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared nearly a year and a half ago (all times local):

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:46:00 EDT
Canada approves abortion pill known as RU-486
Canadian authorities have approved the abortion pill known as RU-486 for use across the country.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:31:00 EDT
French archaeology students find 560,000-year-old tooth
Two students have found a human tooth from about 560,000 years ago in a famous prehistoric cave in southwestern France, a discovery praised by archaeologists as the oldest human body part ever discovered in the country and...

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:17:00 EDT
Zimbabwean baffled by foreign concern for killed lion
While the death of a protected lion in Zimbabwe has caused outrage in the United States - much of it centered on the Minnesota dentist who killed the animal - most in Zimbabwe expressed a degree of bafflement over the...

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:02:00 EDT
Trump turns golf trip into extension of campaign trail
Donald Trump turned a brief trip to a golf tournament in Scotland into an extension of his presidential campaign trail when he attended the Women's British Open at his plush Turnberry resort on Thursday.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:48:00 EDT
Brady testimony in NFL 'Deflategate' released
Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and investigator Ted Wells said in a transcript that he never warned the New England Patriots...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:18:00 EDT
Dombrowski out as Tigers' president, GM; Al Avila takes over
Dave Dombrowski is out as president and general manager of the Detroit Tigers, ending a run of nearly 14 seasons in which he helped turn the franchise from an afterthought into one of the American League's powerhouses.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:03:00 EDT
Injured Kerri Walsh Jennings learning to hold back
Kerri Walsh Jennings may serve underhand at the World Series of Beach Volleyball.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:48:00 EDT
Mayweather announces Sept. 12 fight with Andre Berto
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will return to the ring for the first time since boxing's richest fight ever, facing Andre Berto on Sept. 12 in what he has said will be his final fight.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 16:49:00 EDT
Blue Jays' Aaron Sanchez suspended 3 games, John Gibbons 1
Toronto pitcher Aaron Sanchez was suspended for three games and manager John Gibbons for one for their roles in Sunday's brawling game between the Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 16:33:00 EDT
Coe to AP: Track and field faces 'declaration of war'
Describing the latest doping allegations leveled against track and field as a "declaration of war," Sebastian Coe rushed to the defense of the IAAF's drug-testing system Tuesday and said it was time to "come out...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 15:33:00 EDT
Former Lions running back Mel Farr dies at age 70
Mel Farr, a former NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year who rushed for more than 3,000 yards in seven pro seasons with the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 70.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 15:03:00 EDT
World Rowing to seek viral testing in Rio Olympic waters
The head of the governing body of world rowing said Tuesday he will ask for viral testing at the rowing venue for next year's Rio Olympics, and he expects all other water sports in Rio to follow suit.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 14:03:00 EDT
Aussies dominate podium at world swimming
Australia dominated the 100-meter backstroke events at the world swimming championships Tuesday, winning the men's title and going 1-2 in the women's final.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 13:33:00 EDT
Jaguars have little hope of Justin Blackmon's return
Nearly two years after Justin Blackmon's last NFL practice, the Jacksonville Jaguars have all but given up on the suspended receiver.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:48:00 EDT
Netflix to give workers with babies a year of paid leave
Netflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year of paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:18:00 EDT
Bush earned over $9 million from business, speaking gigs
Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush earned more than $9 million over the last 17 months from speaking fees and an assortment of business interests, including a health services firm in Puerto Rico and an online...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:03:00 EDT
IMF signals delay on adding China to currency basket
The staff of the International Monetary Fund is recommending that China wait until at least October 2016 to join an exclusive club of the world's top currencies.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:49:00 EDT
Cord-cutting clouds Disney outlook despite 3Q earnings beat
Cord-cutting loomed over Disney's quarterly earnings, as a loss of ESPN subscribers caused Disney to taper its TV profit outlook.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:33:00 EDT
Travelers CEO to step down in December, cites health issues
The Travelers Cos. Inc. said Tuesday that Chairman and CEO Jay S. Fishman will step down as CEO on Dec. 1 due to health problems. The company said Alan D. Schnitzer, head of the insurance company's business and...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:48:00 EDT
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus files for IPO valued at $100M
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has filed for an initial public offering for the second time in a little more than two years.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:33:00 EDT
Disney movie 'Descendants' proves a big hit
The teenage progeny of some of Disney's favorite villains proved to be a winning idea for a film, as the Disney Channel's "Descendants" easily became the most-watched cable movie of the year.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:33:00 EDT
Companies use Drake-Meek Mill feud as a marketing tool
Corporate America has jumped into the feud between hip-hop artists Drake and Meek Mill on the outside chance that taking a bite out of their social media beef might help them woo millennial customers.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:18:00 EDT
NHL entrusting live-game app, cable network to baseball
The National Hockey League is passing its digital puck to Major League Baseball in an unusual sports partnership.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:18:00 EDT
Obama hosts first Demo Day to promote entrepreneurship
President Barack Obama spent his 54th birthday talking to a robotic teddy bear that teaches children how to manage their diabetes and watching a radio waves demonstration used to detect senior falls.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:04:00 EDT
Maker of hacked radio says system is unique to Fiat Chrysler
The company that makes car radios that friendly hackers exploited to take control of a Jeep Cherokee says its other infotainment systems don't have the same security flaw.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 16:18:00 EDT
Netflix to make Asian debut with Sept. 2 launch in Japan
Netflix will expand into Japan next month to give the Internet video service its first presence in Asia.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 15:49:00 EDT
Court says chipmaker Marvell owes CMU $278M, not $1.54B
A federal appeals court reduced a judgment against chipmaker Marvell Technology by more than $1.25 billion, but still says the company owes Carnegie Mellon University $278 million for patent infringement.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:48:00 EDT
Victim's grieving dad tells Holmes jury of devastating loss
Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how he returns now and then to the Colorado theater where his son was murdered.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:48:00 EDT
More than 380 in US sickened by cilantro-linked infection
More than 380 people in 26 U.S. states have been diagnosed with a stomach illness tied to Mexican cilantro contaminated by human waste, two federal agencies said Tuesday.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:48:00 EDT
The Latest: Theater shooting victim's mom: 'I cry every day'
The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:34:00 EDT
Mormons publish photos of 'seer stone' used by founder
The Mormon church's push toward transparency about its roots and beliefs took another step forward Tuesday with the first published pictures of a small sacred stone it believes founder Joseph Smith used to help...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:49:00 EDT
Milwaukee archdiocese settles abuse cases for $21 million
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee said Tuesday that it will pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a settlement that would end a four-year bankruptcy proceeding.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:49:00 EDT
Week-old wildfire wreaks havoc on California vacation spot
A predictable but painful summertime ritual played out in half a dozen resort communities near California's largest freshwater lake on Tuesday as an erratic, week-old wildfire that has wiped out dozens of buildings...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:48:00 EDT
New disc matches Elvis Presley with Royal Philharmonic
A new CD scheduled for release in November will unite the music of Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on songs like "Burning Love" and "Love Me Tender."

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:48:00 EDT
Famed country producer Billy Sherrill dies at age 78
Country record producer and songwriter Billy Sherrill, who helped create the smooth "countrypolitan" sound of the 1960s and 1970s, has died. He was 78.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:33:00 EDT
Music festival deaths prompt LA County to consider a ban
Los Angeles County supervisors are considering banning music festivals from county property after the weekend deaths of two teenagers at an event in Pomona, California.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:48:00 EDT
Kelly Osbourne apologizes for 'View' remarks about Latinos
Kelly Osbourne apologized Tuesday for remarks she made on "The View" that suggested if Latinos were expelled from the United States, there would be no one to clean Donald Trump's toilets.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:48:00 EDT
Indian film star Priyanka Chopra joins US TV's 'golden age'
Indian film star Priyanka Chopra says she was eager to add a U.S. TV series to her resume.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:18:00 EDT
Kermit and Miss Piggy split, but team up on ABC comedy
Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, who have been on-again, off-again over the years, have now called it quits. But they're vowing to remain professional on their new prime-time comedy, "The Muppets," premiering Sept. 22...

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:03:00 EDT
Patriarch of musical Jackson family leaves Brazil hospital
Joe Jackson, the father of the late Michael Jackson and patriarch of the musical family, has been discharged from the Brazilian hospital where he was treated after he had a stroke in late July while visiting Brazil.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:34:00 EDT
2 arrested after meth lab remnants found in Iowa Taco Bell
Authorities say two men have been arrested after the remnants of a methamphetamine lab were found inside a Taco Bell in eastern Iowa.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:04:00 EDT
Landmark New York hotel can't get bike-sharing rack removed
A landmark New York City hotel's bid to get rid of a bicycle-sharing rack from a space across from its entrance has been rejected.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:04:00 EDT
Michigan township draws more people to meeting with hot dogs
Here's a way to boost interest in local government: potato salad.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 12:48:00 EDT
Drone drops drugs in Ohio prison yard, spurring inmate fight
A drone dropped a package of drugs into a prison yard while inmates were outside, sparking a fight, prison officials said.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 12:03:00 EDT
German mechanic wins pay for changing, but not for showers
A German court says a municipal bus mechanic can have hundreds of euros (dollars) in back pay for time spent changing into his work clothes - but not for time he spent showering.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 09:33:00 EDT
Police: Fake officer tried to pull over off-duty Ohio cop
Authorities in northeast Ohio say a man pretending to be a police officer was caught and charged because the driver targeted by his bogus traffic stop was a real officer.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 09:33:00 EDT
Massachusetts woman's chicken getting $2,500 prosthetic leg
This chicken leg isn't for eating.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 08:03:00 EDT
Cops: Man buys car after taking $150,000 left by ATM workers
One of two men suspected of making off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash that was mistakenly left behind by ATM workers bought an SUV with the money hours later, police said.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 08:03:00 EDT
School closes after venomous spiders found for a 3rd time
A Pennsylvania school district has closed one of its elementary schools due to an infestation of venomous spiders.

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 08:03:00 EDT
Subway sandwich artists set world record in Las Vegas
Subway's "sandwich artists" cranked out a record number of their lunchmeat masterpieces in Las Vegas on Saturday.

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