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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:19:00 EDT
Texas education board candidate known for conspiracy posts
She is a retired Texas schoolteacher who has claimed President Barack Obama is a gay prostitute, Democrats orchestrated the assassination of John F. Kennedy and that the flood from the biblical story of Noah's Ark is...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:59:00 EDT
Forensic expert suggests explosion downed EgyptAir jet
Body parts recovered from the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 showed signs of burns and were so small that they suggested the jet was brought down by an explosion, a member of the team examining the remains said Tuesday. But...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:59:00 EDT
Coming soon to Twitter: More room to tweet
Twitter is making some big changes, at least in the context of 140 characters or fewer.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:39:00 EDT
Goodbye, empty nest: Millennials staying longer with parents
Many of America's young adults appear to be in no hurry to move out of their old bedrooms.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:19:00 EDT
Trump says decision to seek donations followed GOP request
Donald Trump holds his first presidential fundraisers this week. The events directly benefit his campaign, but he doesn't see it that way.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:09:00 EDT
Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in decade-old sex case
Bill Cosby was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report in which a woman said the comedian gave her three blue pills that put her in a stupor,...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:40:00 EDT
Sanders campaign requests Kentucky vote recanvass
Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign requested a recanvass in Kentucky's presidential primary Tuesday, where he trails Hillary Clinton by less than one-half of 1 percent of the vote.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:30:00 EDT
Louisiana set to expand hate-crimes laws to include police
Louisiana is poised to become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emergency medical crews - a move that could stir the national debate over the relationship...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:29:00 EDT
The Latest: Cosby waives formal arraignment
The Latest on Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local):

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:20:00 EDT
Obama reaches out to people a day after Vietnam arms deal
After knocking down one of the last vestiges of Cold War antagonism with a former war enemy, President Barack Obama on Tuesday took his push for closer ties directly to the Vietnamese people, meeting with activists and...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:49:00 EDT
Use obesity surgery more often for diabetes, guidelines urge
International diabetes organizations are calling for weight-loss surgery to become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are only mildly obese.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:29:00 EDT
Michigan man's gunshot ordeal inspires him to become doctor
A gunshot victim whose life was saved by Detroit doctors has graduated from medical school and hopes to help others like the surgeons who treated him.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:19:00 EDT
Missouri Sen. Blunt calls on VA secretary to resign
A Republican senator on Tuesday called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to resign after McDonald compared long wait times at VA health care sites to waiting in line at a Disney amusement park.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 11:19:00 EDT
Paris attack victims' families meet investigators
Survivors and families of the 130 victims of last November's Islamic extremist attacks in Paris have met for the first time with six magistrates investigating what happened that horrifying night.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 10:39:00 EDT
Greek police evacuate hundreds from Idomeni refugee camp
Greek authorities began the gradual evacuation of the country's largest informal refugee camp Tuesday, persuading more than 1,500 people to leave the Idomeni site for other organized facilities in northern Greece.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 09:39:00 EDT
French raid Google over 'aggravated tax fraud' allegations
French police have raided Google's Paris offices as part of an investigation into "aggravated tax fraud" and money laundering, authorities said Tuesday. The raid is the latest regulatory headache for the American...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 08:50:00 EDT
Sanders: Democratic convention could be 'messy'
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and his push to make the party more inclusive could get "messy" but asserts in an interview with The Associated...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 08:29:00 EDT
Officer cleared in black man's death, prosecutor criticized
After two trials and no convictions, Baltimore's top prosecutor faces criticism that she moved too quickly to file charges against six officers in the case involving a 25-year-old black man who died a week after he was...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 06:11:00 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, 24 May 2016 04:01:00 EDT
As Zika spreads, Florida town a study in bug-borne illness
A summer flu seemed to be sweeping through Rachel Heid's riverfront neighborhood. Pale and shaky, she left work with a fever. Neighbors had the same symptoms, and a contractor at her home felt so sick he went to the...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 03:39:00 EDT
South Korea: Overseas North Korean restaurant workers flee
An unspecified number of North Koreans working at a Pyongyang-run restaurant overseas have escaped their workplace and will come to South Korea, South Korean officials said Tuesday.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 00:59:00 EDT
Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors to 105-99 win over Cav
A series that once looked lopsided is now even.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 00:39:00 EDT
Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in US is falling fast
The nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 00:19:00 EDT
Detroit muscle cars aren't so strong in crash tests
Muscle cars may look cool, but they don't offer the best protection in a crash.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 23:59:00 EDT
Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs differing views across Pacific
Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 23:19:00 EDT
Head of TSA security operations removed from position
A House committee said Monday that the head of security operations at the Transportation Security Administration has been replaced.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 22:49:00 EDT
The Latest: Peace Corps to set up programs in Vietnam
The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama's first visit to Vietnam (all times local):

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Mon, 23 May 2016 22:10:00 EDT
Official: Feds investigate Virginia gov's campaign donations
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is a subject of a federal investigation looking at donations to his gubernatorial campaign, according to a U.S. law enforcement official.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 22:09:00 EDT
Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo
The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on U.S. arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China's growing influence in the region.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 21:29:00 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, 23 May 2016 20:59:00 EDT
Sanders: Democratic convention could be 'messy'
Bernie Sanders predicted Monday that the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia could be "messy" as he pushed the party to adopt his progressive agenda, but added, "Democracy is not always nice and quiet and gentle."

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Mon, 23 May 2016 20:59:00 EDT
Facebook drops news outlet input in 'trending topics' review
Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 20:09:00 EDT
Senate-USOC exchange concerns, plans about Zika virus in Rio
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer A group of Democratic senators is concerned about how the Zika virus might affect American athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 19:59:00 EDT
Still plenty of air in 'Deflategate' court case
Tom Brady's lawyers asked a federal appeals court for a new hearing before an expanded panel of judges, telling them on Monday that it is not just a silly dispute over underinflated footballs - it's the basic right...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:19:00 EDT
VA Secretary McDonald compares health-care lines to Disney
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Monday that the VA should not use wait times as a measure of success, comparing waits for VA health care to the hours people wait for rides at Disney theme parks.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 17:49:00 EDT
Report: NFL sought to influence study on brain injuries
National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease, according to a senior House Democrat in a report issued Monday.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 17:49:00 EDT
Officer cleared of all charges in Freddie Gray case
Prosecutors failed for the second time in their bid to hold Baltimore police accountable for the arrest and death of Freddie Gray when an officer was acquitted Monday in the racially charged case that triggered riots a...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 17:49:00 EDT
FIFA fires finance director Kattner over bonus payments
FIFA has fired its finance director of the past 13 years, removing another fixture of the Sepp Blatter presidential era in another round of revelations about irregular million-dollar payments.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 17:39:00 EDT
How would Bayer-Monsanto affect workers, farmers, investors?
Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62 billion, hooking up the German chemical and drug company with the St. Louis-based producer of seeds and weed-killers.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 17:29:00 EDT
Before island's primary, Sanders criticizes Puerto Rico plan
Two weeks before Puerto Rico's primary, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says a deal between House leaders and the Obama administration to help the island out of debt has colonialist overtones.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 17:10:00 EDT
Left-leaning candidate wins Austria presidency in tight race
A pro-European Union candidate eked out a victory Monday over a right-wing, anti-migrant rival to become Austria's next president, in a tight contest viewed Europe-wide as a proxy fight pitting the continent's...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 16:20:00 EDT
Investigators search wreckage of EgyptAir plane, test DNA
A French ship joined the international effort to hunt for the black boxes and other wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804 Monday, searching for clues to what brought the plane down, as Greek and Egyptian authorities diverged on...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 16:10:00 EDT
Obama banishing Vietnam War vestige by lifting arms embargo
Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama lifted the U.S. embargo on selling arms to America's former enemy Monday and made the case for a more trusting and prosperous relationship...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 15:40:00 EDT
In swing state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump
For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he'll need the votes of women like Elizabeth Andrus.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 15:40:00 EDT
Iraqi leader cites early success in push to retake Fallujah
Iraq's prime minister hailed "big successes" Monday by government troops after launching an offensive to retake Fallujah from Islamic State militants, but the operation promises to be one of the toughest challenges yet...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 15:31:00 EDT
Scores killed as IS bombs hit Syrian government strongholds
A series of coordinated blasts hit bus stations, an electricity plant and a hospital across two Syrian cities Monday, killing at least 80 people in the first major security breach of President Bashar Assad's coastal...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 15:20:00 EDT
The Latest: UN says 50,000 civilians in Fallujah at risk
The Latest on a violent day in the Middle East, with deadly bombings in Syria and Yemen and the start of an Iraqi government offensive to retake the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group (all times local):

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Mon, 23 May 2016 15:00:00 EDT
Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics
Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain's most prestigious universities.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 13:40:00 EDT
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life
After three military combat tours in war-torn Iraq, Chase Millsap returned home to get on with a civilian life. But there was one thing he couldn't do: leave a comrade behind, certainly not one who had saved his life.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 13:40:00 EDT
Humanitarian summit aims high amid refugee rights concerns
An ambitious summit to revamp humanitarian aid and global responses to modern-day crises opened in Turkey on Monday with lofty goals overshadowed by concerns that key participants are violating refugee rights and...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 13:39:00 EDT
Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentence
The Supreme Court upended the conviction and death sentence of a black Georgia man Monday because prosecutors violated the Constitution by excluding African-Americans from the all-white jury that determined his fate.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 13:31:00 EDT
The Latest: Attorney: Freddie Gray family respects verdict
The Latest on the trial for an officer charged in the arrest of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died a week after he was critically injured in police custody (all times local):

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Mon, 23 May 2016 13:10:00 EDT
Most House GOP women in tough races biding time on Trump
Before deciding if she'll vote for Donald Trump, Martha McSally says she'll spend time "determining what kind of man he is." Mia Love says some comments by the presumptive Republican presidential candidate need...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 11:39:00 EDT
Correction: Campaign 2016-Foreign Hacking story
In a story May 18 about possible foreign hacking into presidential campaigns, The Associated Press used the wrong configuration for the name of the chief executive officer of PKWARE. His name is V. Miller Newton, not V....

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Mon, 23 May 2016 11:10:00 EDT
The Latest: Austrian left-leaning candidate narrowly wins
The Latest on Austria's presidential election (all times local):

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Mon, 23 May 2016 11:10:00 EDT
Yemen suicide attacks kill at least 45 army recruits
A pair of bombings carried out by Islamic State militants killed at least 45 people in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday, targeting young men seeking to join the army who gathered at two recruitment centers,...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 10:10:00 EDT
Madonna honors Prince, Dion inspires at Billboard Awards
By KRISTIN M. HALL Associated Press This year's Billboard Music Awards promised to be heavy on emotion during its biggest performances by iconic artists such as Celine Dion and Madonna. And they...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 06:59:00 EDT
Hiroshima trip by Obama stirs differing views across Pacific
Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 06:29:00 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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Mon, 23 May 2016 03:59:00 EDT
Obama: Taliban leader's death a 'milestone' for Afghan peace
President Barack Obama said Monday that the violent death of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour by a U.S. airstrike should send a "clear signal" to anti-American extremists that "we're going to protect our...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 03:19:00 EDT
Wild US election fascinates, worries Iran after nuclear deal
After decades of officially-imposed detachment from the "Great Satan," Iranians are this time transfixed by the wild U.S. presidential campaign, mindful that the next White House occupant could have direct impact on their...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 01:19:00 EDT
US veteran seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life
After three military combat tours in warn-torn Iraq, Chase Millsap returned home to get on with a civilian life. But there was one thing he couldn't do: leave a comrade behind.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 00:39:00 EDT
Durant, Westbrook lead Thunder in blowout win over Warriors
Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the Thunder gave the Warriors as complete a beating as they experienced during their record-setting season.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 00:31:00 EDT
Manhunt in police officer's slaying comes to violent end
The man accused of killing a Massachusetts police officer during an early morning traffic stop was later shot to death after exchanging gunfire with police and wounding a state trooper, officials said.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 00:09:00 EDT
Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia
President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly muscular China. That forward-looking message...

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Sun, 22 May 2016 23:49:00 EDT
Madonna, Stevie Wonder pay homage to Prince at Billboard
By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer Madonna paid homage to Prince by wearing his signature color and bringing another icon - Stevie Wonder - onstage to sing the classic "Purple Rain" at Sunday's...

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Sun, 22 May 2016 23:10:00 EDT
Peace Corps coming to Vietnam for first time
The Peace Corps is at last coming to Vietnam.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 23:10:00 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, 22 May 2016 20:09:00 EDT
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address on Sunday night.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 16:49:00 EDT
Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes
Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard, while hundreds of Coptic Christian mourners filled a...

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Sun, 22 May 2016 16:09:00 EDT
Ken Loach wins Palme d'Or at Cannes for "I, Daniel Blake."
Veteran British director Ken Loach won his second Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday for "I, Daniel Blake" - a stark portrayal of a disabled man's struggle with the crushing benefits system in northern...

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Sun, 22 May 2016 16:09:00 EDT
Absentee ballot count to decide Austrian election
With direct ballots counted but a final result still outstanding, Sunday's elections for Austria's presidency were too close to call a winner between a right-wing politician and a challenger whose views stand in...

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Sun, 22 May 2016 15:29:00 EDT
Police, soldiers swarm Mexico's Acapulco, killings continue
Along with beach towels or sandals, there's a new popular beach accessory that says a lot about the violence gripping this once-glamorous resort: a small black leather tote hanging from the neck or shoulders of some...

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Sun, 22 May 2016 14:29:00 EDT
Top US commander makes secret visit to Syria
On a secret trip to Syria, the new commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said he felt a moral obligation to enter a war zone to check on his troops and make his own assessment of progress in organizing local Arab and...

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Sun, 22 May 2016 13:29:00 EDT
The Latest: Pakistan informed of drone hit on Taliban leader
The Latest on the killing of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a drone strike (all times local):

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Sun, 22 May 2016 13:29:00 EDT
Afghan leaders see Taliban leader's death as hopeful sign
The killing of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike was greeted Sunday by Kabul's political leadership as a game-changer in efforts to end the long insurgent war plaguing...

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Sun, 22 May 2016 11:19:00 EDT
Mansour's brief reign as chief marked by turmoil
Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour's brief rule, which ended with his death in a drone strike, was marked by mistrust and strife.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 10:59:00 EDT
Boycott over LGBT law impacts more than just the music fans
Stagehand Kery Eller doesn't own any Bruce Springsteen albums, but he would smash them if he did.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 09:49:00 EDT
Clinton calls Trump's gun policies "dangerous"
Donald Trump's gun policies are "not just way out there" but "dangerous" and would make America less safe, Hillary Clinton said Saturday.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 06:59:00 EDT
In or Out? Britain faces vital EU membership vote June 23
British voters will decide in one month whether or not to deal a historic hammer blow to European integration by putting their island nation on an independent path outside the European Union.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 06:39:00 EDT
Islamic State's lasting grip is a new hurdle for Europe, US
The girl, speaking in the lilting accent of southern France, appeared in government ads describing how she was recruited by Islamic State extremists during her quest for religion, then encouraged to quit school and go to...

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Sun, 22 May 2016 01:29:00 EDT
Man shot outside White House remains in critical condition
A man shot by a U.S. Secret Service officer outside the White House remained in critical condition in a Washington hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 01:19:00 EDT
Man shot outside White House remains in critical condition
A man shot by a U.S. Secret Service officer outside the White House remained in critical condition in a Washington hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 00:39:00 EDT
DeRozan, Raptors end Cavaliers' streak with 99-84 win
Cleveland's perfect playoff run went south in the north.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 00:09:00 EDT
No kidding: Exaggerator beats Nyquist in Preakness
Despite the fog, the rain and an undefeated Kentucky Derby winner to contend with, Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux knew the best route to the Preakness winner's circle with Exaggerator - stay inside and wait.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 23:49:00 EDT
Dutch, Australian climbers die after reaching Everest summit
A Dutch man and an Australian woman died of apparent altitude sickness while descending from the summit of Mount Everest in the first deaths this year on the world's highest mountain.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 23:38:00 EDT
Solar-powered plane lands in Ohio after flight from Oklahoma
A solar-powered airplane has touched down in the Ohio hometown of two of America's most well-known aviation pioneers on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 22:28:00 EDT
Man shot outside White House remains in critical condition
A man shot by a U.S. Secret Service officer outside the White House remained in critical condition in a Washington hospital Saturday, one day after the shooting, a hospital spokeswoman said.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 21:38:00 EDT
Pentagon: US airstrike targets Taliban leader Mullah Mansour
The U.S. targeted Taliban leader Mullah Mansour in an airstrike Saturday near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, the Defense Department said, and a U.S. official said Mansour was believed to have been killed.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 20:58:00 EDT
Smoke, cockpit woes signal chaotic end for EgyptAir plane
Leaked flight data showing trouble in the cockpit and smoke in a plane lavatory are bringing into focus the chaotic final moments of EgyptAir Flight 804, including a three-minute period before contact was lost as alarms on...

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Sat, 21 May 2016 20:38:00 EDT
The Latest: First audio from EgyptAir flight released
The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 (all times local):

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Sat, 21 May 2016 19:48:00 EDT
Owners of Barbaro suffer another loss on Preakness day
Ten years after Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro tragically broke down at the start of the Preakness, the owners of the popular colt watched another horse they bred die during a race on a rainy Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 19:19:00 EDT
The Latest: Exaggerator wins Preakness
The Latest on the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course (all times local):

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Sat, 21 May 2016 18:48:00 EDT
Top US commander makes secret visit to Syria
On a secret trip to Syria, the new commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said Saturday he felt a moral obligation to enter a war zone to check on his troops and make his own assessment of progress in organizing local...

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Sat, 21 May 2016 18:48:00 EDT
Iowa zoo expecting rare baby eastern black rhino this fall
A zoo in Iowa is expecting a new and rare addition in the fall: an eastern black rhinoceros.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 14:08:00 EDT
Oklahoma senator weighing options after abortion ban veto
The Oklahoma Republican state senator who authored the bill that would effectively outlaw abortion in the state said Saturday that he hasn't decided whether he'll try to override the governor's veto.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 13:09:00 EDT
In swing state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump
For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he'll need the votes of women like lifelong Republican Wendy Emery.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 12:38:00 EDT
Group that helped sell Iran nuke deal also funded media
A group the White House recently identified as a key surrogate in selling the Iran nuclear deal gave National Public Radio $100,000 last year to help it report on the pact and related issues, according to the group's...

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Sat, 21 May 2016 12:29:00 EDT
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists
Nudists have lost a seven-year legal battle for access to a popular tourist resort beach on Spain's southwestern tip.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 10:48:00 EDT
Survivors of tornado that leveled Missouri city look back
A sky-darkening storm was working its way into southwest Missouri around dinnertime on a Sunday evening, zeroing in on the city of Joplin.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 08:38:00 EDT
Europeans warily watching Austria's presidential vote
Austria's presidential election has significance far beyond the small EU nation's borders. In a scenario that was unthinkable just a few years ago, a right-wing, Euroskeptic candidate is favored to become president.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 08:18:00 EDT
South Koreans march to protest woman's stabbing death
Hundreds of South Koreans marched in one of Seoul's busiest leisure districts on Saturday to protest the stabbing death of a 23-year-old woman. Her death has struck a nerve in a country where, despite its reputation...

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Sat, 21 May 2016 02:59:00 EDT
Trump's campaign investment tops $43 million
Donald Trump poured more than $7.5 million of his own money into his presidential campaign in April, bringing his total personal investment to more than $43 million since he declared his candidacy, new campaign finance...

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Sat, 21 May 2016 02:59:00 EDT
Sanders campaign down to less than $6 million in cash
Bernie Sanders' campaign had less than $6 million at the start of May, a critical cash shortage as he makes an admittedly tough final play to wrest the Democratic presidential nomination from Hillary Clinton.

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Sat, 21 May 2016 01:18:00 EDT
New San Francisco police chief inherits city divided by race
First, police fatally shot two minority suspects carrying knives. Then transcripts surfaced showing officers using racial slurs in text messages. Finally, a young black woman was shot dead as police tried to pull her from...

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Sat, 21 May 2016 00:28:00 EDT
Deposition text: Cosby's wife refused to answer many queries
Bill Cosby's wife refused to answer dozens of questions during a combative deposition in a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women who say the comedian branded them liars after they accused him of sexually assaulting...

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Fri, 20 May 2016 22:18:00 EDT
Derby winner Nyquist ready for Preakness, even a rainy one
Let it rain again on the Preakness. Team Nyquist doesn't seem concerned.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 20:58:00 EDT
At NRA, Trump slams Clinton for 'heartless' gun restrictions
Donald Trump on Friday slammed Hillary Clinton as "heartless" for backing restrictions on gun ownership that he said would leave Americans in high-crime areas unable to protect themselves. He also challenged Clinton to...

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Fri, 20 May 2016 20:38:00 EDT
Donkeys up for adoption in Hawaii, but only in pairs
When David Paul Sennett was a child, he had a stuffed donkey. But he always wanted a real one of his own.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 19:48:00 EDT
Searchers find body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet
Search crews found floating human remains, luggage and seats from the doomed EgyptAir jetliner Friday but face a potentially more complex task in locating bigger pieces of wreckage and the black boxes vital to determining...

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Fri, 20 May 2016 19:28:00 EDT
Secret Service shoots man with gun outside White House
A U.S. Secret Service officer shot a man with a gun who approached a checkpoint outside the White House on Friday afternoon and refused to drop his weapon, the Secret Service said.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 19:08:00 EDT
Alan Young, star of 1960s sitcom 'Mr. Ed,' dies at 96
Actor-comedian Alan Young, who played the amiable straight man to a talking horse in the 1960s sitcom "Mister Ed," has died, a spokeswoman for the Motion Picture and Television Home said Friday. He was 96.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 18:49:00 EDT
With loss to Cinemark, theater victims have few options
Victims' loss in a civil trial over whether a Colorado movie theater should have done more to prevent a mass shooting leaves them with dwindling options as they seek damages for their suffering.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 18:18:00 EDT
Deposition text: Cosby's wife refused to answer many queries
Bill Cosby's wife refused to answer dozens of questions during a combative deposition in a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women who say the comedian branded them liars after they accused him of sexually assaulting...

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Fri, 20 May 2016 18:08:00 EDT
Oklahoma governor vetoes bill criminalizing abortion
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday vetoed legislation to make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure that would have effectively outlawed the procedure in the state.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 17:58:00 EDT
Iraqi protesters storm Baghdad's Green Zone, shooting erupts
Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and gunshots in the air as hundreds of anti-government protesters stormed Baghdad's heavily secured Green Zone on Friday. Several demonstrators, mostly supporters of powerful Shiite...

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Fri, 20 May 2016 17:48:00 EDT
Trump businesses honored by NY company closely tied to Trump
More than a dozen Donald Trump golf courses, hotels, casinos and private clubs have been honored with "Star Diamond" awards from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, a company that doles out shiny plaques...

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Fri, 20 May 2016 17:38:00 EDT
The Latest: Secret Service says it shot man with firearm
The Latest on the shooting outside the White House (all times local):

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Fri, 20 May 2016 17:18:00 EDT
Makeover coming for food nutrition labels
A new look is coming to Nutrition Facts labels on food packages, with more attention to calorie counts and added sugars. And no longer will a small bag of chips count as two or three servings.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 17:18:00 EDT
'Tase him!' 'I'm dead': Deputies struggle with man in videos
Two deputies yell "Stop fighting!" and "He's got my Taser!" as they repeatedly stun a handcuffed man in the back of a vehicle, commanding him to relax even as he insists "I'm dead," shortly before he stops...

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Fri, 20 May 2016 16:48:00 EDT
Man charged with killing 6 in Michigan to face trial
A man charged with killing six strangers in between picking up riders for Uber will go to trial, a Michigan judge said Friday after listening to a dozen witnesses, including a survivor of the random shootings who said...

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Fri, 20 May 2016 16:18:00 EDT
A hologram Whitney Houston axed from 'The Voice' next week
A much-anticipated performance by Whitney Houston in hologram form won't air on NBC's "The Voice" next week after all.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 15:48:00 EDT
Group that helped sell Iran nuke deal also funded media
A group the White House recently identified as a key surrogate in selling the Iran nuclear deal gave National Public Radio $100,000 last year to help it report on the pact and related issues, according to the group's...

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Fri, 20 May 2016 14:58:00 EDT
Passengers on EgyptAir flight included businessmen, parents
The 66 people lost aboard EgyptAir Flight 804 included a businessman adored by his colleagues, a language and history scholar and a mother caring for a daughter with cancer. A look at the lives of the dead:

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Fri, 20 May 2016 13:48:00 EDT
Israel defense chief quits, cites lack of trust in Netanyahu
Israel's defense minister announced his resignation Friday, saying the governing party had been taken over by "extremist and dangerous elements" and that he no longer trusts Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 13:48:00 EDT
US says Iraqi forces have retaken western town of Rutba
The top American general for the Middle East said Friday he is confident that Iraq is on course to defeating the Islamic State, but his words were spare and cautious, his tone notably muted.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 13:18:00 EDT
Pregnant women in US with Zika spikes on new counting method
The number of pregnant women in the United States infected with Zika virus is suddenly tripling, due to a change in how the government is reporting cases.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 12:48:00 EDT
What caused EgyptAir plane crash? A look at likely scenarios
While nothing can be ruled out yet, what's known about the erratic behavior of EgyptAir flight 804 before it crashed suggests the cause was human rather than technical, or potentially a combination of both, aviation...

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Fri, 20 May 2016 12:28:00 EDT
The Latest: French investigators question Paris airport crew
The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir flight 804 (all times local):

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Fri, 20 May 2016 11:38:00 EDT
States ban kratom supplement over abuse worries
A little-known plant-based substance often sold as an herbal supplement to address chronic pain is raising alarm bells in states concerned that it could be as addictive as heroin.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 10:59:00 EDT
Airbus unit unveils 3D-printed electric motorcycle
What weighs 77 pounds, goes 50 mph (80 kph) and looks like a Swiss cheese on wheels?

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Fri, 20 May 2016 10:59:00 EDT
India records its hottest temperature ever amid heat wave
A city in western India has suffered through the country's highest recorded temperature - a scorching 51 degrees Celsius (123.8 degrees Fahrenheit).

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Fri, 20 May 2016 10:38:00 EDT
New Taiwan president omits one-China principle in speech
Taiwan's new independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen tread carefully around the thorny issue of relations with China in her inaugural address Friday, emphasizing the importance of two decades of growing exchanges...

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Fri, 20 May 2016 09:59:00 EDT
APNewsBreak: US drops Puerto Rico swim training over Zika
USA Swimming has moved a pre-Olympic training camp out of Puerto Rico because of the Zika virus.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 09:59:00 EDT
UN alarmed by 12th straight global monthly heat record
The United Nations has expressed alarm after scientists recorded the 12th straight global monthly heat record in a row.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 09:38:00 EDT
Kim Kardashian 'proud' of hubby Kanye West's 'Ellen' rant
Kim Kardashian is praising husband Kanye West's bizarre appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

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Fri, 20 May 2016 09:28:00 EDT
Buckingham Palace trespasser is convicted murderer
A man convicted of murder for beating a homeless man to death climbed over a wall and wandered around the grounds of Buckingham Palace while Queen Elizabeth II was at home, British prosecutors said Friday.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 08:58:00 EDT
South Africa: Miners with lung disease prepare lawsuit
Thabang Moorosi, a former driller in South Africa's gold mines, takes a minute to catch his breath after struggling onto a hospital bed for his monthly lung check.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 08:28:00 EDT
Preakness 2016: Everyone loves Nyquist, even his rivals
Everyone loves Nyquist.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 07:38:00 EDT
Almost 300 famous actors, writers urge Britain to stay in EU
If celebrity power were votes, Britain's European Union membership would be secure.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 06:19:00 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, 20 May 2016 04:28:00 EDT
Search resumes for missing EgyptAir jet
The search continued on Friday for missing EgyptAir flight 804, which disappeared from the radar while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 03:48:00 EDT
Poll shows strong support for paid family leave programs
Time off from work to care for a child or relative is codified in federal law. Now, an overwhelming majority of Americans 40 and older want that time away from the job to be paid.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 01:28:00 EDT
Perfect 10: Cavs stay unbeaten in postseason, down Raptors
Overshadowed as Golden State shot down history during the regular season, the Cavaliers are making this postseason their own.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 00:08:00 EDT
Relief and anger in Puerto Rico as Congress acts on debt
After months of pleading from Puerto Rico's government, the U.S. Congress has agreed to help the territory restructure its massive public debt. But it comes at a steep cost: a degree of lost sovereignty with the...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 23:38:00 EDT
Search resumes in rain for missing in Sri Lankan landslide
Hundreds of soldiers resumed the slow and difficult search Friday for hundreds of people missing after landslides swallowed three hillside villages in central Sri Lanka, a dangerous effort as continuing rain kept the...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 23:28:00 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, 19 May 2016 22:58:00 EDT
Cosby spends millions as lawsuits, criminal case rage on
In any given week, teams of high-priced lawyers fan out across the country to defend Bill Cosby amid a cascade of sexual assault allegations, defamation claims and insurance disputes.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 22:58:00 EDT
Trump helps Chris Christie pay off his campaign debt
Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, delivered a thank-you gift Thursday to the man who arguably risked the most to endorse him: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 22:48:00 EDT
San Francisco's police chief resigns amid racial issues
San Francisco's police chief resigned Thursday at the request of the mayor hours after an officer fatally shot a young black woman driving a stolen car - the culmination of several racially charged incidents in the...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 21:08:00 EDT
Police: 2 charged in killings of 6 family members in Chicago
Police announced charges Thursday in the February slayings of six family members found in a Chicago home, alleging that a cousin and his girlfriend committed the "unspeakable act" in what started as a robbery.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 20:38:00 EDT
Mickelson to lose $1M in SEC case involving Vegas gambler
Phil Mickelson paid off a debt to a professional gambler with nearly $1 million that was unfairly reaped from an insider trading scheme, according to a federal investigation that led to two arrests but spared the golf...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 20:20:00 EDT
Oklahoma lawmakers OK bill criminalizing performing abortion
Oklahoma lawmakers have moved to effectively ban abortion in their state by making it a felony for doctors to perform the procedure, an effort the bill's sponsor said Thursday is aimed at ultimately overturning the...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 20:18:00 EDT
The Latest: EgyptAir passenger was dual Australia-UK citizen
The latest news on EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo, carrying 66 people, which Egyptian officials say crashed early Thursday into the Mediterranean Sea off the Greek island of Crete (all times local):

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Thu, 19 May 2016 20:18:00 EDT
Grand jury: Lawyer backed use of wrong drug in execution try
The top lawyer for Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin urged prison officials to go forward with a planned execution even though they received the wrong drug, telling a deputy attorney general to "Google it" to confirm it could be...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 19:08:00 EDT
The Latest: Governor confident Oklahoma can execute inmates
The Latest on a grand jury investigation of Oklahoma's execution procedures (all times local):

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Thu, 19 May 2016 18:58:00 EDT
Prosecutor: Cop destroyed woman's phone, lied about stop
A Pennsylvania police officer lied about the reason behind a traffic stop, then smashed the motorist's cellphone and punched her in the face after pulling her over without sufficient cause, prosecutors said.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 18:58:00 EDT
1st Chibok girl to escape Boko Haram is feted in Nigeria
Aid workers and parents of the girls who were kidnapped from a school in 2014 lashed out at the Nigerian government and military Thursday for their handling of the first of the so-called Chibok girls to escape the Islamic...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 18:29:00 EDT
Terrorism suspected in crash of Egyptian jet; 66 feared dead
An EgyptAir jetliner en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard veered wildly in flight and crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday, authorities said. Egyptian and Russian officials said it may have been...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 18:19:00 EDT
Morley Safer, who helped create CBS News, dead at 84
Viewers didn't need to see Morley Safer's reporting to feel its effects.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 17:38:00 EDT
School in twin astronauts' hometown renamed in their honor
A New Jersey school is so proud of two of its most famous alumni that it's taking their name.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 17:38:00 EDT
Judge in Freddie Gray-officer trial grills prosecutors
A judge's intense line of questioning Thursday appeared to expose weaknesses in the state's case against an officer on trial for assault in the arrest of Freddie Gray, but legal experts cautioned against drawing...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 17:19:00 EDT
Congress, White House strike rescue deal for Puerto Rico
House Republicans and Democrats reached a rare, election-year deal with the White House to try to rescue Puerto Rico from $70 billion in debt as millions of Americans in the cash-strapped U.S. territory struggle with the...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 16:30:00 EDT
Carbon dioxide levels jump by record amount due to El Nino
The amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air jumped by the biggest amount on record last month, a rise amplified by El Nino, scientists say.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 15:38:00 EDT
Poll: Two-thirds of US would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis
Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released Thursday, a signal that despite years of recovery from the Great Recession,...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 15:28:00 EDT
Senate vote sets up tricky talks ahead on anti-Zika bills
The Senate on Thursday approved its $1.1 billion plan to combat the Zika virus, setting the stage for difficult negotiations with House Republicans over how much money to devote to fighting the virus and whether to cut...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 15:18:00 EDT
PM Trudeau apologizes again in Parliament after elbow
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized before the Canadian Parliament for a third time Thursday, saying he expects better behavior of himself after elbowing a female lawmaker in the chest and grabbing another lawmaker.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 15:08:00 EDT
Clinton grapples with Trump's ability to stay in spotlight
Donald Trump kept himself planted firmly in the political spotlight this week with one headline-grabbing move after another - launching a social media defense of his treatment of women, listing possible Supreme Court...

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Thu, 19 May 2016 14:50:00 EDT
Federer out of French Open; 1st Slam he'll miss since 1999
Roger Federer pulled out of the French Open on Thursday, ending his record streak of appearing in 65 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments - every one since the start of 2000.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 14:50:00 EDT
Syrian government troops take rebel stronghold near Damascus
Syrian government forces and allied militias made a swift advance into Damascus's rebel-held suburbs on Thursday, threatening to disrupt a years-long stalemate in the war around the Syrian capital.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 14:39:00 EDT
UN: Yellow fever outbreak is "serious" but not an emergency
The World Health Organization says the ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in central Africa is "serious and of great concern" but does not warrant being declared a global emergency.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 14:39:00 EDT
Poll: 9 in 10 Native Americans not offended by Redskins name
A recent national poll found that nine of 10 Native Americans aren't offended by the Washington Redskins name.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 14:18:00 EDT
NATO formally invites Montenegro as 29th member
NATO invited the Balkan nation of Montenegro to become its 29th member, agreeing Thursday to expand for only the seventh time in its history despite Russia's angry objections.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 13:48:00 EDT
Brazil president vows to fight ouster, but options limited
Hours after lawmakers voted to impeach Dilma Rousseff last week, Brazil's first female president blasted her enemies for making her "the victim of a great injustice" and promised a bruising fight to hold onto her mandate.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 13:28:00 EDT
House would ban Confederate flags on VA cemetery flagpoles
The House voted on Thursday to ban the display of the Confederate flag on flagpoles at federal veterans' cemeteries.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:19:00 EDT
Sailors' nightmare in Rio Olympics: plastic bags, trash
If you're the head of world sailing, this is your worst Olympic nightmare.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:19:00 EDT
State TV says 14 Russians on list for 2008 Olympic doping
Ten medalists from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, including 2012 high jump champion Anna Chicherova, were among 14 Russians that tested positive in the reanalysis of their doping samples, state television reported Tuesday.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:09:00 EDT
No scoops for you: Bills media policy has many restrictions
The Buffalo Bills have unveiled a wide-ranging policy restricting media from reporting on who threw an interception during practice or what someone might overhear during a post-practice team huddle.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:00:00 EDT
Even before easy win, good day for Serena Williams at French
Even before Serena Williams quickly and easily seized control of her first-round match Tuesday, things were shaping up rather well for her at the French Open.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:49:00 EDT
Top contenders? Miami, LA, Atlanta look to host Super Bowls
The NFL is expected to award three future Super Bowls - 2019, 2020 and 2021 - at the league's owners meetings in Charlotte, North Carolina on Tuesday. Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles are considered the leading...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:39:00 EDT
UCLA agrees to 15-year deal with Under Armour
UCLA and Under Armour have agreed to a long-term athletic shoe and apparel deal that a person with direct knowledge of the contract told The Associated Press will pay the school $280 million over 15 years.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:29:00 EDT
The Latest: Serena Williams barely sweats in French Open win
The Latest on the French Open (all times local):

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:09:00 EDT
Concussion group says ex-NFL player Bubba Smith had CTE
Former NFL defensive end Bubba Smith was diagnosed with the brain disease CTE by researchers after his death, the Concussion Legacy Foundation said Monday.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:09:00 EDT
Engineering and physics professors weigh in on Brady appeal
Nearly two dozen engineering and physics professors weighed in Tuesday with a federal appeals court being asked to review New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for "Deflategate."

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:19:00 EDT
Derby winner Nyquist is sick and won't run in Belmont
So much for a rematch in the Belmont Stakes.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:19:00 EDT
Cargill plans to keep several operations in Wichita
Agribusiness giant Cargill said Tuesday it will keep its protein operations in Wichita, Kansas, and search for a new facility to house them.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:19:00 EDT
US stocks surge with tech stocks taking the lead
U.S. stocks are on pace for their biggest gain since March as technology companies like Apple and Microsoft climb. Homebuilder stocks rose sharply after the government reported that sales of new homes reached an eight-year...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:00:00 EDT
House GOP gives election-year airing to IRS gripes
Republicans gave an election-year airing to their complaints about IRS chief John Koskinen Tuesday, telling a GOP-run House committee that he should be impeached for lying to lawmakers and destroying evidence.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:59:00 EDT
Judge: Substantial progress in Volkswagen emissions talks
Volkswagen and attorneys for vehicle owners affected by the company's emissions cheating scandal are on target to meet a June deadline for a final settlement proposal, a federal judge said Tuesday.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:39:00 EDT
Lawsuit accuses Domino's Pizza of 'rampant wage violations'
The state's attorney general has sued Domino's Pizza Inc., affiliates and three franchisees alleging they underpaid workers based on payroll reports generated by the parent company's computer system.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:59:00 EDT
Monsanto rejects $62B Bayer bid, but still open to talks
Monsanto rejected Bayer's $62 billion takeover bid, calling it "incomplete and financially inadequate."

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:49:00 EDT
Cuba to legalize small and medium-sized private businesses
Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private enterprise in one of the world's last communist countries.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:49:00 EDT
Best Buy offers weak profit view, says CFO stepping down
Best Buy Co. on Tuesday offered a disappointing profit outlook for the current quarter, weighed in part by a recent earthquake in Japan that hurt the availability of some highly profitable products.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:39:00 EDT
Microsoft opens wallet to extend Internet in remote areas
Microsoft has joined other tech giants working to deliver the Internet in remote parts of the world, although it's taking a smaller-scale approach than some of its rivals.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:19:00 EDT
Tragically Hip's Gord Downie diagnosed with terminal cancer
Canadian rootsy rock band The Tragically Hip announced Tuesday that its lead singer, Gord Downie, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:22:00 EDT
House measure supports shippers on ballast water dumping
A plan gaining support in Congress and backed by the cargo shipping industry would establish a nationwide policy for dumping ballast water into U.S. waterways that environmental groups say would open the door to more...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:19:00 EDT
Google Maps directions may soon lead you to ... more ads
You might start seeing more ads when getting directions from Google's popular mapping service.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:11:00 EDT
Ferguson city attorney to resign, commends leaders' 'grace'
Ferguson's city attorney has announced plans to step down, just a few weeks after the St. Louis suburb engulfed in racial unrest since Michael Brown's 2014 death announced they were replacing her as local prosecutor.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:49:00 EDT
Jury set in murder case of actor who played police officer
A jury was selected Tuesday and opening statements were set to begin in the murder trial of an actor who played a police officer on the TV series "The Shield."

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:29:00 EDT
Prosecutor: Alabama speaker made $2.3 million off his office
Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard went on trial Tuesday on felony ethics charges that could result in his removal from office, with a prosecutor telling jurors the powerful Republican legislator illegally made $2.3...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:09:00 EDT
Suspect arrested in death of ex-coal chief executive
An Ohio man was arrested in the death of a former coal company executive found shot at a West Virginia cemetery where his wife is buried, a sheriff said Tuesday.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:20:00 EDT
San Francisco to consider stricter immigrant protections
San Francisco officials plan to take another run at clarifying the progressive city's protections for people in the country illegally, a policy that led to national criticism last year when a Mexican man was accused of...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:59:00 EDT
Alleged Islamic State sympathizer arrested on terror charge
A New York City man rejected twice trying to enter the United Kingdom after his camouflage clothing, nunchakus and Islamic State flag images on his cellphone raised suspicions was arrested Tuesday on charges that he tried...

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:39:00 EDT
Sanders wants David to keep his job on 'Saturday Night Live'
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says comedian Larry David shouldn't worry about his role on NBC's "Saturday Night Live."

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:29:00 EDT
The Latest: Jury selected in murder case against actor
The Latest on the murder trial of actor Michael Jace, who played a police officer on the TV series "The Shield." (all times local):

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:29:00 EDT
Lena Hall to join 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' on West Coast
Tony Award-winner Lena Hall will join "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on tour in San Francisco and Los Angeles. And there's also a twist - at some shows she'll play Hedwig.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:19:00 EDT
Man pleads guilty in Pennsylvania in celebrity hacking case
A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Tuesday to hacking into the email and online accounts of several female celebrities and stealing private information, including nude photos and videos.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:09:00 EDT
Lin-Manuel Miranda's new honor is as sweet at dessert
Lin-Manuel Miranda has already this year won a Pulitzer Prize, a Grammy, the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History and a MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant. What more could he get?

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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:59:00 EDT
Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans visit Avengers fan with cancer
The Avengers have teamed up to help lift the spirits of a teenage fan with cancer.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:29:00 EDT
Rescue farm overwhelmed by 50 goats, seeks the public's help
An animal rescue farm in Massachusetts is experiencing a goat overload and is seeking the public's help.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 11:59:00 EDT
NYC's police, firefighters brawl at charity football game
The New York Police Department says a melee that erupted at a charity football game between police and firefighters just shows that football is a competitive sport.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 04:09:00 EDT
In sync: Over 31,000 in China set world dance record
China's dancing grannies have taken their moves to the record books.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 21:39:00 EDT
Arizona city bars Satanic Temple prayer at council meeting
Officials say Scottsdale will bar the Satanic Temple from leading a scheduled prayer at a City Council meeting in July.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 16:59:00 EDT
Police smile at 'Cops Suck' tattoo across man's knuckles
A police officer in Maine is getting a laugh out of a man's tattoo that says, "Cops Suck."

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Mon, 23 May 2016 15:12:00 EDT
Alaska inmate escapes, then comes back to try to free others
A minimum-security prisoner who escaped from a halfway house in Alaska came back three hours later, but it wasn't to turn himself in.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 14:30:00 EDT
Chewbacca Mom's infectious laugh draws more than 137M views
Before last week, Candace Payne's infectious laugh was known only to her close friends and family. After she went into hysterics donning a toy Chewbacca mask in a video she posted online, more than 137 million viewers...

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Mon, 23 May 2016 09:49:00 EDT
Massachusetts man runs for 10,000 consecutive days
A Massachusetts man who made a resolution on Jan. 1, 1989, to run every day is still going strong - 27 years later.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 07:59:00 EDT
Men caught playing ball at unfinished Connecticut stadium
The Hartford Yard Goats won't be the first to take the field at Dunkin' Donuts Park when the Double-A team makes it long-awaited debut at the new stadium.

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Sun, 22 May 2016 21:10:00 EDT
7-year-old boy wakes up dad, pair escapes house fire
Authorities in Orange County say a 7-year-old boy didn't hesitate when he smelled smoke at his home, waking up his sleeping father so the pair could escape a spreading fire.

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