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Iowa firm tied to truck deaths has history of legal problems

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The small Iowa trucking company linked to the deadly case of immigrant smuggling in Texas has a history of safety and tax violations and financial problems. More>>

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Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

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A 60-year-old man who was arrested after authorities say at least nine people died in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer found outside a Walmart in San Antonio is due in federal court. More>>

Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

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The gruesome discovery of a tractor-trailer full of dozens of dead and suffocating people outside a San Antonio Walmart reflects a durable business model for smugglers. More>>

Pressure mounts to curtail surgery on intersex children

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For decades, U.S. doctors have been performing surgery on intersex children before they are old enough to have a say in that decision, but that practice is now under assault. More>>

McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

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The Senate plans a vote this week on a Republican health care bill but it's a mystery what they are voting on. More>>

Burr-Hamilton? Angry lawmaker singles out 'female senators'

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A Republican congressman says it's "absolutely repugnant" that the GOP-led Senate has failed to vote to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law and he is singling out "some female senators from the Northeast.". More>>

AP PHOTOS: American black women feel it's time to get a gun

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From ministers to bankers, American black women are picking up firearms and learning how to shoot. More>>

AP sources: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions

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President Donald Trump took a new swipe at Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday, referring to him in a tweet as "beleaguered". More>>

Trump tells reporter to be "quiet"

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President Donald Trump told a reporter asking questions to be "quiet.". More>>

No Russia collusion, 'nothing to hide,' Kushner tells Senate Video included

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Congressional investigators probing Russia's meddling in the U.S. election will this week have their first opportunity to hear from someone in President Donald Trump's innermost circle: son-in-law Jared Kushner. More>>

Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54

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Pakistani officials: Car bomb kills 12 people, wounds 25 in eastern city of Lahore. More>>

Duterte vows end to uprising, 'jail or hell' in drug war

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A year after Duterte promised to cleanse the Philippines of illegal drugs in three to six months, tame corruption and began lashing out at the US, his 'shock and awe' declarations have collided with reality. More>>

Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance Video included

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Israeli security Cabinet fails to reach decision on new security measures at Jerusalem holy site that set off clashes. More>>

Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die

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The parents of a critically ill infant are returning to court for the latest stage in their effort to seek permission to take the child to the United States for medical treatment. More>>

Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24 Video included

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A suicide car bomb exploded in a western neighborhood of Kabul early Monday morning, but an Afghan government official said it was not known if there were further casualties. More>>

Last orca calf born in captivity at a SeaWorld park dies

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Last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld's former orca-breeding program has died at its San Antonio park. More>>

AP source: Free agent Derrick Rose agrees to deal with Cavs

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Two people familiar with the meeting say free agent Derrick Rose is meeting Monday with the Cleveland Cavaliers to discuss a contract. More>>

Bodies buried after being missing in Swiss Alps for 75 years

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A Swiss couple whose bodies were found on an Alpine glacier after they went missing for nearly 75 years has been buried in Switzerland. More>>

Robot finds likely melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor

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An underwater robot has captured images of massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel and covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. More>>

11 states sue over EPA delay of new chemical safety rules

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A coalition of 11 states has filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's decision to delay new chemical plant safety rules from taking effect for at least two years. More>>

Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

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A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for 8 1/2 years after stopping anti-HIV medicines. More>>

Promising 'A Better Deal,' Democrats try to rebrand party

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Democrats are trying to bounce back from their November election losses and rebrand themselves, rolling out a populist new message under the headline "A Better Deal.". More>>

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Among 10 Things to Know for Tuesday: President Trump's son-in-law tells a Senate panel he has 'nothing to hide' from investigators looking into Russia connections; Mitch McConnell plans initial vote on GOP health plan. More>>

Evangelical leaders rally around Kushner amid Russia probe

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Evangelical leaders are rallying around White House senior adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner. More>>

The Latest: Pope prays for ill baby Charlie Gard and parents

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The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard are dropping their legal bid to send him to the United States for experimental treatment. More>>

No Fox apology in fight with New York Times about raid story

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Fox clarifies, but doesn't apologize for a weekend story suggesting reporting in The New York Times foiled an attempt to capture the Islamic State's leader two years ago. More>>

U2's Bono meets French President Macron to discuss poverty

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French President Emmanuel Macron has received pop singer and philanthropist Bono at the Elysee Palace in Paris for talks about poverty. More>>

UK to tighten rules on drones after near-misses with planes

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British officials have announced plans to regulate drone use in a bid to prevent accidents and threats to commercial aviation. More>>

Is that really a beached whale beneath Paris' Notre Dame?

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A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris _ but it's really just an art installation from a Belgian artists' collective. More>>

UK girl left in tears after she's fined for selling lemonade

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A British man and his young daughter have gained international attention after being fined for selling lemonade outside. More>>

Police: Driver heavily armed during interstate shootout

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Police say a driver who shot at officers during a chase that closed a busy highway near St. Louis is dead. More>>

The Latest: Trump's son-in-law denies colluding with Russia

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President Donald Trump's son-in-law says that he only had four contacts with Russians during the campaign and presidential transition and that none of them were improper. More>>

Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

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Black women are picking up firearms and learning how to shoot, citing a desire to protect themselves and fears about today's political climate. More>>

Hunt is on for chainsaw attacker who wounded 5 in Swiss city

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Swiss police say that five people have been hospitalized, two of them with serious injuries, following an incident in the northern city of Schaffhausen. More>>

Spieth takes road less to traveled to British Open

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Jordan Spieth is the British Open champion everyone expected with a finish that no one imagined. More>>

Trump's new messenger says briefings back on camera

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President Donald Trump's new communications chief says television cameras can start rolling again in the White House briefing room. More>>

St. Peter's Square fountains being shut off due to drought

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The Vatican says it's shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. More>>

No dye: Cancer patients' gray hair darkened on immune drugs

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Cancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark in a development that has doctors scratching their heads. More>>

Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs dispute

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Some relatives of Nelson Mandela say a new book by a military doctor that documents the South African leader's treatment before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality. More>>

A vacant White House job: first pet Video included

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Politically ambitious pups and kittens: Put your resumes aside. More>>

Trump's new message man deletes inconvenient tweets

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One of Anthony Scaramucci's first acts after accepting President Donald Trump's offer to be the new White House communications director was to apologize to Trump. More>>

Victory for 'Dunkirk' and 'Girls Trip' at the box office

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It's victory for "Dunkirk" at the box office this weekend, with studios saying the Christopher Nolan World War II epic earned an estimated $50.5 million to top the charts. More>>

Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

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Prince William and Prince Harry are paying tribute to their mother, Princess Diana, as the 20th anniversary of her death in a car crash approaches. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Suspect due in Texas court after 9 die in sweltering truck; Trump son-in-law Kushner heads to Congress in Russia probe; Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 24 people. More>>

O.J. Simpson had a 'conflict-free life'? Not really

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When O.J. Simpson told a parole board last week that he led a "conflict-free life" before going to prison for a bungled Las Vegas heist, he seemed to forget that he had some serious run-ins with the law. More>>

The Latest: EU condemns deadly Afghan attacks Video included

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An Afghan health ministry official says 2 people were killed and another 2 injured in a suicide car bomb attack in a western neighborhood of Kabul early Monday morning. More>>

Baby Charlie protesters rally as hospital reports threats

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Campaigners who want critically ill baby Charlies Gard to receive experimental treatment are planning a rally and prayer vigil as hospital officials say they have received death threats related to the heartbreaking case. More>>

Lifestyle changes to stave off Alzheimer's? Hints, no proof

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There are no proven ways to stave off Alzheimer's, but a new report raises the prospect that avoiding nine risks starting in childhood just might delay or even prevent about a third of dementia cases. More>>

Israel says guard at Amman embassy shot after being attacked Video included

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Israel's Foreign Ministry has provided first details of a shooting at Israel's embassy in Jordan, saying a security guard shot and killed two Jordanians in a confrontation. More>>

Turkish leader wades into Qatar dispute with Gulf tour

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A top official in the Arab bloc isolating Qatar says the Gulf state needs to change its policies as part of any direct negotiations to resolve the crisis. More>>

Divided UK, inconclusive election could put brakes on Brexit

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Just over a year after British voters chose to leave the European Union, the country remains deeply divided over Brexit. More>>

US student freed after week held in China over taxi dispute

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A U.S. lawmakers says a detained American college student has been released by Chinese authorities a week after his arrest for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was reportedly roughing up the student's mother. More>>

White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill

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Trump, GOP-led Congress on a possible collision course over a Russia sanctions package that demands Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties to be leveled against Moscow. More>>

How smugglers use trucks with sometimes deadly results

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It could take months for investigators to determine exactly how and why a scheme to smuggle dozens of Mexicans into the United States ended with the deaths of 10 in a tractor-trailer discovered in Texas. More>>

2 Jordanians killed, 1 Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy Video included

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A news site linked to Jordan's military has reported a violent incident near Israel's embassy in the kingdom's capital of Amman. More>>

Jordan's wild journey: Spieth wins British Open

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Spieth closes with flourish to win British Open, his third major championship. More>>

Israeli security Cabinet meets to review policy at shrine

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The Israeli military says it has carried out a wave of West Bank arrests following a deadly stabbing attack against an Israeli family. More>>

9 die in immigrant-smuggling attempt in sweltering truck

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Eight people have been found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart in Texas in what police are calling a tragic human trafficking case. More>>

Lawmakers herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

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A senior House Democrat says congressional negotiators have reached agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package, paving the way for passage of the popular bill before Congress departs for the August recess. More>>

The Latest: Hamas leader praises 'heroic' knife attacker

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Israel has installed new security cameras at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site. More>>

US states vie for big Foxconn display panel factory

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Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize. More>>

The Latest: Officials: Mexico, Guatemala natives on truck

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The temperature in San Antonio had been in the 90s just before eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store. More>>

10 Things to Know for Monday

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Among 10 Things to Know for Monday: Senate prepares to vote on GOP health bill that's cloaked in secrecy; At least 9 die in botched immigrant smuggling attempt. More>>

Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

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President Donald trump has fired off a volley of early morning tweets that again showed how furious he remains over multiple investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. More>>

BBC women want wide gender pay gap fixed now, not in 3 years

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Prominent women at the BBC want the broadcaster's gender pay gap to be resolved now rather than in several years. More>>

Li Haotong shoots 63 at British Open for round of his life

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Li Haotong crept into unexpected contention at the British Open with the round of his life. More>>

McDonald's adds Big Mac onesie, sweatsuit to delivery items

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With McDonald's now offering a delivery service, the fast food giant is looking to make customers comfortable eating at home with a new clothing line that includes an adult-size Big Mac onesie. More>>

Rookie from New Jersey wins World Series of Poker, $8.1M

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The marquee no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas is down to the final three players vying for the top prize of more than $8.1 million. More>>

Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world'

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President Donald Trump will help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship. More>>

Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak ends his term

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Russia ambassador to the United States, a prominent figure in the controversy over Russia's possible involvement in the presidential election, has ended his assignment. More>>

The Latest: Pennsylvania man OK with 2nd at main poker event

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New Jersey's Scott Blumstein is this year's World Series of Poker champion. More>>

Federal grand jury indicts US soldier on terrorism charges

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A federal grand jury in Hawaii has indicted a U.S. soldier for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. More>>

'Let 1994 go': Simpson case's racial symbolism now a relic

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A generation later, OJ Simpson's racial symbolism is now largely a relic as black Americans wrestle with more familiar injustices. More>>

Next Minneapolis police chief has deep community roots

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Minneapolis police chief says she wants to let 'fresh set of leadership eyes' be in charge of department, resigns amid criticism over shooting of Australian woman who had called 911. More>>

Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

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Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the 'Home Alone' movie series, has died at age 72. More>>

Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops

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Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and drivers by teaching armed motorists how they should handle themselves when they are pulled over. More>>

California governor turns to housing, rail after climate win

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Gov. Jerry Brown's plea to lawmakers to renew California's signature climate change law proved fruitful, bolstering his credibility as a world climate leader. More>>

Spieth 1 round away from 3rd leg of Grand Slam

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Jordan Spieth shoots 65 in British Open to build 3-shot lead, move a big step closer to 3rd leg of career Grand Slam. More>>

Strong aftershocks test nerves on Greek island after quake

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Hundreds of residents and tourists on the eastern Greek island of Kos have spent the night sleeping outdoors a night after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region, in Greece and Turkey. More>>

German runaway girl who converted to Islam is found in Iraq

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A prosecutor says that a German girl, who ran away from home after converting to Islam, has been found in Iraq. More>>

Pope calls for "moderation" after Jerusalem shrine violence

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Pope Francis has appealed for "moderation and dialogue" after recent killings in Jerusalem. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Shift to political left seen on health care

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AP-NORC Poll: 62 percent say feds should make sure that all Americans have health care coverage as public opinion shifts. More>>

Protests across Poland over law to control judiciary

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The spokesman for Poland's president says the leader sees flaws in contentious legislation adopted by the Senate that gives politicians significant influence over the nation's top court. More>>

The Latest: Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion

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In a barrage of tweets, Trump asserts he has "complete power" to issue pardons _ and defends his son and takes a swipe at Hillary Clinton. More>>

Mexico murders up with deadliest month in at least 20 years

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Mexico's spiraling violence reached new heights with 2,234 murders in June, the country's deadliest month in at least 20 years, according to government data. More>>

Trump administration pulls health law help in 18 cities

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Shoppers will have fewer places to turn for help signing up for coverage on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges after President Donald Trump's administration ended contracts that brought assistance into 18 cities. More>>

Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

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Prince William and Prince Harry are paying tribute to their mother, Princess Diana, as the 20th anniversary of her death in a car crash approaches. More>>

The Latest: Peace 'Quartet' urges restraint in Jerusalem

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A relative says Israeli troops have arrested the brother of a 20-year-old Palestinian who stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family. More>>

The Latest: Trump calls aircraft carrier a symbol of power

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President Donald Trump has arrived in Virginia to help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship that will officially be turned over to the Navy. More>>

Researchers in Cambodia find nest of rare riverine bird

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Wildlife researchers in Cambodia say they have found a breeding location for the masked finfoot bird, one of the world's most endangered, raising hopes of its continuing survival. More>>

Israeli troops placed on high alert after deadly stabbings

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Six people dead after Israeli-Palestinian tensions over the Holy Land's most contested shrine boiled over into violence. More>>

Audi to update 850,000 cars as diesel recalls widen

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German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler. More>>

The Latest: 2 aftershocks hit damaged Greek island of Kos

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The family of a Turkish tourist who was one of two people to have died in the powerful earthquake that struck the eastern Greek island of Kos is on the island to prepare for the body's repatriation. More>>

The Latest: Spieth will take a 3-shot lead into final round

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The first weekend score is in the books at the British Open _ and it's a good one. More>>

Spicer out, Sanders and Scaramucci rise in Trump shake-up Video included

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As Sean Spicer prepares to leave White House, Sarah Huckabee Sanders to take over as press secretary and Anthony Scaramucci as head of the presidential communications team. More>>

Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airport

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Country singer Scotty McCreery cited after authorities say he had a loaded handgun with him in Raleigh-Durham International Airport. More>>

The Latest: Anti-govt protesters march in Polish cities

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A pro-democracy movement in Poland says that former president and democracy icon Lech Walesa will join a protest they are holding against new legislation that gives politicians significant control of the nation's top court. More>>

Linkin Park cancels tour after Chester Bennington's death Video included

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Chester Bennington died by hanging, Los Angeles County coroner confirms. More>>

UK palace releases Prince George's 4th birthday portrait

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Kensington Palace has released a portrait to mark the fourth birthday of Prince George. More>>

Lawsuit: Effects of 'bathroom bill' linger in North Carolina

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A revised lawsuit says transgender people in North Carolina say are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state's notorious "bathroom bill.". More>>

The Latest: German girl found in Mosul is in good health

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Three Iraqi intelligence and investigative officials have told The Associated Press that 26 foreigners have been arrested in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul _ including two men, eight children and 16 women _ and they have been taken to Baghdad. More>>

Trump Jr., Manafort may be interviewed privately by senators

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Avoiding subpoenas to testify before Congress, Trump Jr. and Manafort consider undergoing private interviews with Senate investigators. More>>

Police: Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces

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Helmand provincial police chief says errant US airstrike confirmed by Pentagon killed 12 Afghan National Police personnel and wounded two others. More>>

Quake rattles Italian town devastated by 2016 temblor

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An earthquake has rattled Amatrice, the central Italian town that was devastated by a temblor in 2016. More>>

O.J. Simpson will get his freedom, but then what?

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When O.J. Simpson gets out of prison in October after nine years, he will have some sports mementos, his NFL pension and, with any luck, certain life skills he says he acquired behind bars. More>>

Sean Spicer unlikely to disappear from television Video included

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He won't be behind a podium at the White House, but it's unlikely Sean Spicer will disappear from television. More>>

World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

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New study finds that production of plastic is soaring; three-quarters ends up as waste. More>>

Philippine Congress extends martial law in south amid siege

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The Philippine Congress has approved the president's appeal for martial law in the country's south to be extended to the end of the year, in a boost to a massive offensive aimed at quelling a two-month siege by Islamic State group-linked militants. More>>

Hungary's leader: EU and Soros seek to "Muslimize" Europe

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Hungary's radically anti-migration prime minister says European Union leaders and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros seek a "new, mixed, Muslimized Europe". More>>

Abortion fight rages in Kentucky, which has just 1 clinic

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A federal judge has issued an order to keep protesters away from a "buffer zone" outside Kentucky's only abortion clinic, which is targeted by a national anti-abortion group. More>>

Creators of new HBO series address fears it glorifies racism

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Creators of new HBO series address fears it glorifies racism. More>>

Small seaplane makes hard landing in NY's East River.

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A small seaplane has made a hard landing in New York's East River. More>>

Poland's senators approve contentious court overhaul

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Special commission of Poland's Senate has summarily reviewed and approved a contentious bill that gives politicians influence on the nation's top court and has sent the to the Senate for a vote on Friday. More>>

Minneapolis shooting brings unwelcome attention to Somalis

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An unarmed Australian woman's fatal shooting by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight on the city's Somali community. More>>

Hawaii prepares for 'unlikely' North Korea missile threat

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Hawaii is the first state to prepare the public for the possibility of a ballistic missile threat from North Korea. More>>

In Senate, ailing lawmakers given plenty of time to recover

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Sen. John McCain's treatment for brain cancer could keep him out of Washington for weeks, perhaps months, and yet it's unlikely anyone will challenge his extended leave. More>>

Trump Jr., Manafort in talks with Senate panel Video included

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President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team. More>>

2 dead, 500 hurt as deadly quake rattles Greece, Turkey Video included

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A powerful earthquake sends a building crashing down on tourists at a bar on Greek holiday island of Kos and strikes panic on the nearby shores of Turkey, as 2 people killed and more than a hundred injured. More>>

Spicer exits as Trump shakes up his beleaguered press team Video included

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New York financier Anthony Scaramucci is under consideration to join the Trump administration as communications director. More>>

The Latest: UN deplores Palestinians deaths in Jerusalem

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A spokesman has confirmed that Israel's government decided not to overrule an earlier police decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem holy shrine. More>>

The Latest: Trump tweets that Spicer's future is 'bright' Video included

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White House chief of staff Reince Priebus says he supports incoming communications director Anthony Scaramucci "100 percent.". More>>

Mexico City sees drug-war-style violence come to the capital

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In a raging gun battle with burnt-out vehicles and road blockades, drug war-style mayhem comes to the Mexican capital. More>>

Minneapolis police chief resigns after shooting by officer

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The Minneapolis police chief says an Australian woman should not have been shot to death by an officer responding to her 911 call and that she doesn't support the officer's actions. More>>

3 Palestinians, 3 Israelis killed in violence over holy site

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An Israeli police spokesman says police are banning Muslim men under the age of 50 from a contested Jerusalem shrine ahead of feared mass protests over the installation of metal detectors there. More>>

Exhumation of Dali's remains finds his mustache still intact

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Officials in Spain say that hair, nails and two long bones were removed from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains for a paternity test that could open a judicial battle for the artist's estate. More>>

Hints that lifestyle changes might guard against dementia

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There are no proven ways to stave off Alzheimer's, but a new report raises the prospect that avoiding nine risks starting in childhood just might delay or even prevent about a third of dementia cases. More>>

US bans travel for Americans to NKorea after Warmbier death

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U.S. officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea following the death of university student Otto Warmbier. More>>

The Latest: Mayor nominates Arradondo as Minneapolis chief

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Minneapolis police chief resigns following fatal shooting of Australian woman by police officer. More>>

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week. More>>

Experts: No duty for laughing teens to rescue drowning man

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Authorities in Florida say a group of teens watched and laughed as a man drowned in a retention pond last week. More>>

US says ban on laptops in airplane cabins has been lifted

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The US says a 4-month ban on laptops in the cabins of some planes heading for the US is over. More>>

O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole Video included

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Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months. More>>

Utah's crowded Zion National Park may require reservations

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The sweeping red-rock vistas at Zion National Park are increasingly filled with a bumper crop of visitors, and now park managers are weighing an unusual step to stem the tide: Requiring tourists to make reservations. More>>

The Latest: Spieth leading going into weekend at Birkdale

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Matt Kuchar is trying to set the target in blustery conditions at the British Open. More>>

AP Explains: What's behind N. Korean silence to talks offer

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North Korea's silence to South Korea's offer for rare talks raises many questions, speculation. More>>

Kentucky told to pay attorney fees in same-sex marriage case

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Judge: Kentucky must pay more than $220,000 in attorneys' fees for clerk who refused marriage licenses for gay couples. More>>

Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons

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Hugh Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons; assistant Matt Luke named interim coach. More>>

Alex Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr. in No. 88 car in 2018

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Hendrick Motorsports has picked 24-year-old Alex Bowman as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s replacement next season. More>>

The Latest: 2 dead, 500 hurt as 6.7 quake rocks Aegean Sea

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A powerful earthquake shook beach resorts Friday in Greece and Turkey, killing two tourists crushed when a building collapsed on a bar in the Greek island of Kos and injuring nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region. More>>

For 1st time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs

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For the 1st time, UN says more than half of people with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus. More>>

Militants burst from tunnels, hit weak points in Raqqa fight

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The spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State says advances against the group in their stronghold of Raqqa have slowed. More>>

Doctors consider next treatment for McCain's brain tumor Video included

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Sen. John McCain's tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer. More>>

Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, 'I'll be back soon' Video included

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Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week. More>>

The Latest: Swede confirmed as one of those killed in quake Video included

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An officials in Turkey says about 70 people were treated in hospitals in the Turkish resort of Bodrum for minor injuries after a powerful 6,3 magnitude earthquake sent people rushing to the streets. More>>

UK royals make pretzels, visit German cancer research center

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited a cancer research center and made pretzels in the university city of Heidelberg on the second day of their visit to Germany. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Trump's legal team evaluating possible conflicts of interest among Mueller's investigators; parole board paves way for O.J. Simpson's release; powerful earthquake shakes Greek island of Kos. More>>

The Latest: Spain court drops probe into Syrian crimes

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The spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State says advances against the group in their stronghold of Raqqa have slowed. More>>

GOP leaders plan Tuesday health vote, it's an uphill climb

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Republican senators are hunkering down for a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion. More>>

Syrian army and Hezbollah launch attack near Lebanese border

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The Syrian army and members of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group have launched a major ground offensive in a border area between the two countries. More>>

Bennington's death mirrors that of close friend Cornell Video included

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The death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington came as a surprise to the world, but it also struck similarities to the death of fellow rocker and close friend Chris Cornell, who killed himself in May. More>>

Man beats odds of catching blue lobster, donates to science

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A New Hampshire lobsterman joined an elite club after catching a rare blue lobster. More>>

Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel

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An underwater robot has captured images and other data inside Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on its first day of work. More>>

Seoul calls for Pyongyang to respond to overture for talks

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South Korea has urged North Korea to accept its offers for talks as Pyongyang continues to ignore Seoul's proposal for a military meeting to ease animosities along their tense border. More>>

Trump legal team looking to investigate Mueller aides Video included

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President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team. More>>

Power-sharing deal between former foes taking shape in Gaza

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A power-sharing deal negotiated by two former rivals is slowly taking shape in Gaza. More>>

Venezuela strike erupts into violence leaving 2 dead Video included

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his opponents face a crucial showdown as the country's oppositions calls the first national strike since a 2002 stoppage that failed to topple Maduro's predecessor Hugo Chavez. More>>

'Juice' will be loose: OJ Simpson granted parole in robbery Video included

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O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once more as he pleads for his freedom before parole board. More>>

The Latest: OJ Simpson is granted parole in armed robbery Video included

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O.J. Simpson's supporters have arrived at a Nevada prison where the incarcerated former football star will ask a parole board for his freedom. More>>

The Latest: 2 tourists killed in quake from Turkey, Sweden

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Authorities say two people have been killed and a number have been injured in a powerful earthquake that rattled Greek islands and Turkey's Aegean coast. More>>

CIA director: Moscow loves to 'stick it to America'

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo says Russia is expected to stay in Syria, partly because they "love to stick it to America.". More>>

Cancer isn't silencing McCain in career's latest chapter Video included

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Cancer, calls to Graham, work from bed latest chapters in McCain chronicles. More>>

Publicly assailed by Trump, Sessions says he's staying on Video included

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Trump's extraordinary public denouncement of AG Sessions reflects long-simmering frustration with one of his staunchest allies. More>>

Greece: Quake kills two, sends island tourists into panic Video included

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An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude has rattled the Greek island of Crete, the Institute of Geodynamics in Athens reports. More>>

Even with Trump warning, Mueller likely to probe finances Video included

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Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election. More>>

Palestinians clash with Israel police at Jerusalem holy site

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Israel's public security minister says metal detectors are essential to maintain security at a contested Jerusalem shrine despite rising tensions. More>>

10 Things to Know for Friday

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Among 10 Things to Know Friday: OJ goes free, Sessions stays, McCain's not silent. More>>

Television networks return to old obsession with Simpson Video included

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Television networks return to an old obsession by presenting live coverage of O.J. Simpson's parole hearing in Nevada on Thursday. More>>

Chief: Death of Australian woman 'should not have happened'

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A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman still hasn't spoken with investigators and doesn't have to. More>>

In surrealist twist, Dali exhumed in paternity lawsuit

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Salvador Dali's eccentric artistic and personal biography is taking yet another bizarre turn Thursday with the exhumation of his embalmed remains to settle whether one of the founding figures of surrealism fathered a girl. More>>

Brain scans may change care for some people with memory loss

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Not everyone needs a brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's, but new research suggests PET scans may lead to treatment changes for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down. More>>

Self-described drug dealer calls 911, reports stolen cocaine

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Calling 911 to report a stolen bag of cocaine probably wasn't the best idea for a self-described Florida drug dealer. More>>

APNewsBreak: Claims of human rights abuses in Hawaii fleet

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A human rights complaint has been filed on behalf of foreign fishermen working in Hawaii's longline fishing fleet. More>>

Girl says her mom asked for forgiveness before stabbing her

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A 9-year-old girl who survived when her siblings and father were stabbed to death said she saw her mother stab the others and that her mother asked for forgiveness before stabbing her. More>>

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41 Video included

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The Los Angeles County coroner says Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of rock, hip-hop and rap, has died in his home near Los Angeles. More>>

No foul play: Burundi robotics teens likely meant to vanish

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Six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after traveling to Washington for an international competition. More>>

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