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N. Korea puts reunion of war separated families in doubt

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North Korea puts reunion of war separated families in doubt. More>>

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Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skating star

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Kazakh media says authorities detained one suspect in the killing of Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten and are searching for another. More>>

Macron's security aide detained, was filmed beating activist

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A top security aide for President Emmanuel Macron caught on camera beating a protester has been detained and is being question for possible charges. More>>

US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest

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U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area. More>>

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to rally Democrats in deep-red Kansas

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Two luminaries in the democratic socialist movement are descending on solidly Republican Kansas. More>>

Sheriff: 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident

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A sheriff in Missouri says a tourist boat has apparently capsized on a lake, leaving eight people dead and several others hospitalized. More>>

Russian envoy: Moscow open to Putin visit to Washington

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Russia's ambassador to the U.S. says Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump should continue to have direct contact after their summit this week, despite U.S. concern about what they decided behind closed doors. More>>

Democrats wrestle with election-year message on health care

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Democrats have two health care message for midterm elections, and some see a problem. More>>

Trump-Putin II: Planning fall event in aftermath of Helsinki

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President Donald Trump is inviting Vladimir Putin to the White House _ even as the cleanup from their summit this week continues. More>>

Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

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President Donald Trump is casting aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence and says he's "not happy" with the central bank's interest rate increases. More>>

The Latest: Trump invites Putin to Washington in the fall

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President Donald Trump is claiming that the "Fake News Media" are pushing for a major confrontation between the U.S. and Russia, "even a confrontation that could lead to war.". More>>

Ambiguous comments from homeland chief on election meddling

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she has not seen evidence that the Russians meddled in the 2016 election to help elect Trump, countering the U.S. intelligence agencies assessment on the issue. More>>

Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

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Israel's parliament approves controversial legislation defining the country as nation-state of Jewish people. More>>

Turmoil slows rebuilding of Puerto Rico's power grid

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Ten months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's electric grid, the agency responsible for rebuilding it is in chaos and more than $1 billion in federal funds meant to strengthen the system before the next hurricane is going unspent. More>>

Hawaii town hopes lava tourism will bring economic relief

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Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from Kilauea volcano. More>>

Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook. More>>

NFL, NFLPA freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Miami policy

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Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem this season could be suspended for up to four games under a new team policy. More>>

The Latest: Sheriff says at least 11 dead in boat accident

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A Missouri sheriff says at least 11 people have now been confirmed dead after a boat carrying tourists on a lake in a popular vacation city capsized and sank. More>>

Trump aims to end automatic protections for some species

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The Trump administration wants to change how endangered species are protected by the U.S. government. More>>

Montenegro more puzzled than affronted by Trump's attention

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Public officials in Montenegro didn't really know what to say when U.S. President Donald Trump suggested a country with fewer than 2,000 service members could set off World War III. More>>

Did Trump and Putin agree to anything? Only they know

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Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this week. Or they may not have. More>>

Russian officials to meet suspected spy jailed in US

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Russian Embassy officials are to meet with a Siberian gun rights activist jailed in Washington on charges of spying on the United States. More>>

Video emerges of Macron bodyguard beating protester in Paris

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A security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron has been seen in a video wearing a police helmet and beating up a student protester. More>>

Iowa tornadoes hit unexpectedly, causing damage and injuries

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Flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing a hospital evacuation. More>>

After rescue, soccer boys pray for protection at Thai temple Video included

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The Thai soccer boys and their coach have attended a Buddhist ceremony to protect them against misfortunes, a day after they were discharged from a hospital following their rescue from a flooded cave. More>>

Round 2 for Trump-Putin: A fall invite amid summit mop-up Video included

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Trump takes a tougher tone on Russia, saying in an interview with CBS that he told Putin to stay out of America's elections. More>>

Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops Fox bid

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Comcast drops out of fight for control of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment business. More>>

Brazilian police arrest 'Dr. Bumbum' after patient dies

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Brazilian police have arrested celebrated plastic surgeon Denis Cesar Barros Furtado, who had been on the run since a patient died following injections he gave her to enlarge her buttocks. More>>

US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest

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U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area. More>>

Nicaragua's president celebrates crackdown on opposition

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Nicaragua is marking the 39th anniversary of the 1979 revolution against dictator Anastasio Somoza amid protest and bloodshed. More>>

Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

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Scientists have found more moons circling Jupiter, bringing the total to 79 at the giant gas planet. More>>

Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

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A new study says visitors may be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting their visits short because of air pollution. More>>

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever Video included

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company has shot a capsule 74 miles into space, higher than it's ever done before. More>>

Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

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Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile. More>>

Nevada's path forward unclear after twice-delayed execution

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Courts twice have blocked Nevada from carrying out its first execution in 12 years using a never-tried combination of drugs that it created after struggling to get lethal injection supplies. More>>

Farmers fret and wait as US-China trade war escalates

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American farmers have put the brakes on unnecessary spending as the U.S.-China trade war escalates. More>>

Flint water crisis prompts call for more federal oversight

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A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: If DNA shows health risks, most want to know

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AP-NORC Poll: Curiosity about ancestry is the main reason Americans seek DNA testing but many also want to know if they're at risk for disease. More>>

5 injured in explosion in vehicle shop at Army depot

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An explosion at an Army depot in Pennsylvania has left some workers injured. More>>

Airman who inspired 'Good Morning, Vietnam' film has died

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The man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died. More>>

Fatal SUV crash driver among 5 charged in smuggling scheme

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A federal grand jury in Texas has indicted several people connected to an alleged immigrant smuggling scheme, including the driver of an SUV that crashed killing five of the 14 people inside. More>>

For Russia, Trump is creating more problems than he solves

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Russian politicians are rallying behind Vladimir Putin and denouncing American suggestions that the translator at his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump be interrogated about what they discussed privately. More>>

The Latest: Woods shoots even-par 71 at British Open

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The 'Car-Nasty' nickname doesn't apply in early going of British Open at Carnoustie. More>>

Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law likely safe

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The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand. More>>

APNewsBreak: Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q

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APNewsBreak: Twitter has suspended more than 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. More>>

Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten killed

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Denis Ten, figure skating bronze medalist at Sochi Games, killed in Kazakhstan. More>>

Trump's says Biden is his 2020 'dream' Democratic opponent

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Trump says he dreams about running against Biden in 2020. More>>

Bruce Springsteen surprises audience at Billy Joel concert

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Bruce Springsteen propped himself on top of Billy Joel's piano to sing a duet with The Piano Man, who was celebrating a milestone Wednesday night. More>>

Bicyclist versus lift bridge. What could possibly go wrong?

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Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started to rise. More>>

Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

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Survivors of abuse by disgraced doctor join hands on stage, accept courage award at ESPYs. More>>

Source: New York launches tax probe of Trump Foundation

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New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charitable organization violated state law or misstated their tax liability to state officials. More>>

Belgium airspace closed for 2 hours over technical glitch

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The air traffic control center says that no airplanes can land or depart over Belgium because of technical glitch in its data system. More>>

'Brady Bunch' house for sale for nearly $1.9M

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The home featured in the opening and closing scenes of "The Brady Bunch" is for sale for $1.885 million. More>>

Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI

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Facebook is showing sudden interest in robotics, though it's not because it wants to build mechanical friends. More>>

A Comic-Con without Marvel, HBO gives others a chance to pop

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A Comic-Con without Marvel's 'Avengers,' HBO's 'Game of Thrones,' gives others a chance to pop. More>>

Philippines orders Australian nun deported and blacklisted

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The Philippine immigration bureau has ordered the deportation of an Australian nun who has angered the president by joining anti-government rallies but her lawyers say they'll appeal. More>>

Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles

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A person with knowledge of the deal says the Baltimore Orioles have traded All-Star shortstop Manny Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers. More>>

Amazon pokes fun at glitches, says tech gadgets popular

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Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message. More>>

Tale of sex, deception emerges about suspected Russian agent

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A 29-year-old woman accused of being a covert Russian agent was in contact with operatives of the successor agency to the KGB while living in the U.S. That's according to court papers filed by federal prosecutors in Washington in the case of Maria Butina. More>>

FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow discord in US Video included

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FBI Director Christopher Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin's denial of election meddling. More>>

After Helsinki, Dems struggle over Trump, the term 'treason'

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Democratic leaders are increasingly steering allies away from saying President Donald Trump committed "treason" in Helsinki when he refused to confront Vladimir Putin on election meddling. More>>

Military veterans divided over Trump's Russia comments

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Current and U.S. veterans are split over President Donald Trump's statements in Helsinki on Russian meddling in the 2016 election. More>>

Trump-Kim statement overpromised on return of war remains

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More than a month after North Korea pledged to immediately return some American war dead, the promise is unfulfilled. More>>

EU refers Hungarian asylum policies to European court

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The European Union's executive body says it is referring Hungary to the Court of Justice of the EU because of its failure to comply with EU asylum rules. More>>

The Latest: Putin says US-Russia summit was successful

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successful" and is accusing Trump's opponents in the U.S. of hampering any progress on the issues they discussed. More>>

Trump's diagnosis for critics: 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

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"Trump Derangement Syndrome" is the latest buzzword among many politicos. But it's probably not what you'd think. More>>

Florida mayor apologizes for fight over 'Starry Night' home

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A Florida mayor has apologized to a couple fined thousands of dollars for painting the exterior of their home with murals emulating a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece. More>>

Mild breeze, fast course for start of British Open

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British Open begins with irons off the tee on a fast course at Carnoustie. More>>

Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

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Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme. More>>

Syrian forces' bombing intensifies in southern rebel holdout

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Syrian rescue workers, war monitor say talks to cede the largest opposition holdout in southwestern Syria to the government have failed. More>>

ESPYs host Danica Patrick falls flat in opening monologue

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Danica Patrick's monologue to open the ESPYs went over like, well, a flat tire at the Indianapolis 500. More>>

South Africa, Obama mark Mandela centennial with charity Video included

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South Africa commemorates Mandela centennial with charity; Obama meets young people. More>>

Texas murder suspect violated probation but wasn't sought

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Authorities didn't search for a Texas man who violated parole terms by cutting off his ankle monitor until a week later. More>>

White House, State at odds over Putin's interview proposal

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The State Department is throwing cold water on an offer from Russian President Vladimir Putin to allow the U.S. access to Russians accused of election meddling in return for interviews of Americans. More>>

Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries Video included

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Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people. More>>

British Open presents tough test with no clear answers

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British Open at Carnoustie presents a difficult test with no clear answers. More>>

North Korea hasn't met its promise to return US war remains

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North Korea has yet to fulfill its promise to return remains of Americans killed in 1950s. More>>

Voters won't decide in November whether to split California

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The California Supreme Court has blocked a measure that would divide the state in three from appearing on the November ballot. More>>

Under Assad's grip, uneasy co-existence with former rebels

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As the Syrian government reasserts control over opposition strongholds, co-existence between the military and former rebel fighters who surrendered is the new reality. More>>

Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling Video included

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Trump again contends summit with Russia's president was a "great success," backs off his remarks a day earlier undermining U.S. intelligence agencies. More>>

Tesla Model 3 buyers lose patience and maybe tax credits

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Many on waiting list for cheaper Teslas worry they won't get cars until after tax credit is gone. More>>

US intelligence chief is tough on Russia, at odds with Trump

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National Intelligence Director Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Russia clashes with President Donald Trump's pro-Kremlin stance. More>>

EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices

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The European Union's antitrust chief is planning a statement Wednesday amid reports that her office will slap a record $5 billion fine on Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system. More>>

Correction: EU-Trump-Putin-Man Removed story

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The writer who was forcibly removed from a room where U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were about to give a news conference says he wasn't trying to protest. More>>

Thai boys recount cave rescue: Voices in dark, then 'hello' Video included

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The youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand are expected to be released from the hospital and to speak about their ordeal. More>>

The Latest: Trump says he told Putin to end election hacking

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Trump is defending his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, promising "big results" and saying Russia has pledged to help with U.S. efforts to denuclearize North Korea. More>>

AP News Guide: Chicago police releasing videos more quickly

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Chicago police are releasing videos of police shootings more quickly following reforms after the death of Laquan McDonald. More>>

The Latest: Thai youth soccer team meets with the media Video included

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Members of a Thai youth soccer team who were trapped in a cave have left the hospital where they have been treated since their rescue, and are slated to hold a news conference before they return to their homes. More>>

Is there a backdoor to getting at Donald Trump's tax return?

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Is there a backdoor to getting at President Donald Trump's tax returns? At least one Democratic activist says, "Yes," and it's through a New York state investigation into Trump's charity. More>>

Done deal: Leonard goes to Raptors, DeRozan goes to Spurs

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2 people familiar with situation say San Antonio and Toronto reach agreement in principle on trade that will send Kawhi Leonard to Raptors and DeMar DeRozan to Spurs. More>>

Black teens terrified by Minneapolis Park Police with guns

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Some black teenagers say they feared for their lives when they were confronted by Minneapolis Park Police officers who were responding to a bogus 911 report that they were armed. More>>

Soy "milk" makers may need to find alternative description

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Soy and almond drinks calling themselves "milk" may need to consider alternative language. More>>

19 dead, 25 missing as migrant boat capsizes north of Cyprus

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A Turkish Cypriot official says 19 people drowned when a boat loaded with as many as 150 people believed to be migrants capsized off the northern coast of Cyprus. More>>

Ex-FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

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James Comey, the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in November's midterm elections. More>>

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

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Bregman, Springer homer in 10th inning as AL beats NL 8-6 in All-Star Game. More>>

Trump: Montenegro's 'aggressive people' could start WWIII

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Trump: Montenegro 'may get aggressive and congratulations, you're in World War III.'. More>>

Ala. congresswoman wins runoff turning on loyalty to Trump

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A House Republican has won her runoff election in Alabama after battling questions about her loyalty to Trump. More>>

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

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MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas. More>>

Immigrant children describe treatment in detention centers

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Immigrant children are complaining of hunger, cold and fear in a voluminous court filing about conditions in U.S. holding facilities. More>>

Historians say Trump upends norms of presidential behavior

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Historians say Trump's trip across Europe upended conventions for presidential behavior abroad. More>>

New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom Video included

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New remedies for sleep apnea are vying for a place in the bedrooms of millions of people craving a good night's rest. More>>

With Trump endorsement, Roby tries to fend off GOP challenge

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Once a Trump critic, GOP congresswoman Martha Roby seeks redemption in Alabama runoff. More>>

California woman describes finding cliff plunge survivor

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A self-described lucky beachcomber says her best find yet is a woman who survived a 250-foot car plunge off a cliff and a week stranded on a remote California beach. More>>

Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

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Marriott says it will eliminate 1 billion plastic straws annually by 2019. More>>

Rescue group: Libya left migrants to die in Mediterranean

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The U.N. migration agency says the number of migrants and refugees who arrived in Spain by sea this year has overtaken the figure recorded for Italy. More>>

Obama delivers veiled rebuke to Trump in Mandela address Video included

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Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump, promoting values now under threat. More>>

EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

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After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less. More>>

Israel places new limitations on cargo crossing into Gaza

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Israel says it is closing its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip for several days to punish Hamas for its hostilities. More>>

Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc

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A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior. More>>

Correction: All-Star Game story

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Head of baseball players' union says conversations will take place with commissioner's office over whether prohibitions against legalized gambling among his members' relatives may be needed. More>>

Tumult of Trump's Europe trip smashes presidential precedent

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Historians see Trump's tumultuous trip across Europe smashing conventions about American leaders on world stage. More>>

Displaced Syrians march close to Israel; airstrike kills 10

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A Syrian search and rescue team says at least 10 civilians were killed in a Russian airstrike on a school serving as a shelter in southwest Syria, near the Israeli frontier. More>>

Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

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Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit. More>>

The Latest: Bregman named All-Star Game MVP for go-ahead HR

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Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is defending teams' reluctance to sign free agents last offseason. More>>

Prosecutor in girl's 1988 killing hails genealogy databases

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An Indiana prosecutor is crediting genealogy databases with helping identify a suspect in the 1988 abduction, rape and killing of an 8-year-old girl, saying criminals should be worried about these powerful new crime-fighting tools. More>>

Afghan officials: IS bomber kills 20, Taliban kill 9 police

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Officials say an Islamic State suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan, including a Taliban commander, while in southern Helmand province a government commando unit freed 54 people from a Taliban jail. More>>

The Latest: Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

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President Donald Trump will make remarks Tuesday afternoon about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he faces mounting criticism allies and foes alike about his failure to publicly condemn Russian election meddling. More>>

Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddling Video included

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Trump's embrace of Putin, questioning of US intelligence agencies' findings of Russian election meddling cap a European tour marked by criticism. More>>

Onetime Trump critic Roby wins GOP House runoff in Alabama

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Onetime Trump critic wins Republican runoff in Alabama. More>>

Ancient 'Iceman' shows signs of a well-balanced last meal

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Scientists find animal fat, wheat seeds and wild meat of deer and goat in the stomach of an ancient frozen corpse. More>>

Blankfein to step aside as Goldman CEO, Solomon to take over

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Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein to retire, to be replaced by David Solomon. More>>

Russia's Trump takeaway: Putin basks in post-summit glow Video included

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For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself. More>>

The Latest: Rubio calls Russia 'a threat for years to come'

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Scaramucci: Trump must disavow Helsinki press conference comments doubting US intelligence and accepting Putin's denials. More>>

Charlottesville parks aren't ready for Justice, Emancipation

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Charlottesville's leaders have decided their city isn't ready for Emancipation and Justice, giving the former Lee and Jackson parks neutral names. More>>

Indian student's dad has questions about Kansas City killing

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The father of an engineering student from India who was fatally shot in Kansas City says he has many unanswered questions after police killed a person of interest in the case. More>>

12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

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The Justice Department announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election. More>>

UK's May faces down revolt over Brexit trade bill

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The official group campaigning for Britain's exit from the European Union at the 2016 EU referendum has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law. More>>

Russian prosecutors want to question US intel agents

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Russian prosecutors are pushing to question U.S. intelligence agents and a former ambassador to Moscow in their investigation of an influential foe of Vladimir Putin. More>>

Iceberg looming over Greenland village is spotted from space

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An iceberg that has drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big it can be seen from space. More>>

Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks Video included

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Republicans join Democrats in condemning Trump's remarks at summit with Russia, suggest Putin had a good day at America's expense. More>>

Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes Video included

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Numerous current and former residents of a New York apartment building owned by Kushner's family real estate firm say they were targeted in a campaign to push them out. More>>

Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

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Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18. More>>

Russian pilgrims mark 100th anniversary of czar's execution

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Thousands of Russian pilgrims have walked in a procession marking the 100th anniversary of the execution of Czar Nicholas II and his family. More>>

Officials: In policy shift, US open to meeting with Taliban

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Trump administration appears to be shifting tactics in Afghanistan, saying it's open to holding direct talks with the Taliban. More>>

Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen push back against Sarah Palin

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Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian's new show duped his guests by posing as a disabled veteran. More>>

8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation

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7 endangered rhinos dead in Kenya relocation bid, official says; 'a complete disaster'. More>>

Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families

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The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to order the federal government to hold off one week on deporting reunified families that were separated at the border. More>>

Trump: Putin made 'incredible offer' in Russian hacking case

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President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin made an 'incredible offer' of law enforcement collaboration during the leaders' one-on-one summit. More>>

US arrests, accuses woman of acting as Russian agent

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Federal authorities have arrested a Russian woman accused of conspiring to infiltrate American political organizations at the direction of a senior Kremlin official. More>>

Chinese find suggests human relatives left Africa earlier

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Stone tools unearthed in China push back the date human relatives left Africa. More>>

Mueller probe IDs long-hidden hackers

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The special counsel's probe of the 2016 election is now directly linked to the Russian government. More>>

World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

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World Cup, World Cup and more World Cup _ that's all France is talking about. More>>

Chicago activist demands all footage from police shooting

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An activist says he's asked Chicago Police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where an officer fatally shot a man over the weekend. More>>

The Latest: Afghan official says Taliban kill 9 in Kandahar

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Afghan official says an Islamic State suicide bomber has killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan, including a Taliban commander. More>>

Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags

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Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods. More>>

Baseball's shifting culture set to play out in All-Star Game

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Fans tuning into the baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday night will get to see the shifting culture of the sport. More>>

CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'

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CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper is labeling President Donald Trump's performance at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin "disgraceful.". More>>

The Latest: Former deputy AG says Trump chose 'tyrant'

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House Speaker Paul Ryan says there's "no question" that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and continues to try undermine democracy in the United States and around the world. More>>

China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan

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China's government says it has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion in an escalating dispute over technology policy. More>>

US open to direct talks with Taliban, officials say

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U.S. officials say the United States is open to holding direct talks with the Taliban to encourage negotiations between the militant group and the Afghan government to end 17 years of war. More>>

Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

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U.S. President Donald Trump might love what the Russian media are saying about him ahead of his meeting Monday with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. More>>

Fire turns Yosemite National Park smoky, hurts businesses

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A deadly wildfire near Yosemite National Park has shrouded the popular destination in smoke, but tourists could still use all trails, campgrounds, lodges and restaurants. More>>

Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin, doubting own intel Video included

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President Donald Trump openly questions his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for 2016 election interference. More>>

Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23 Video included

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Hawaii officials say an explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, injuring at least 13 people. More>>

The Latest: Harper wins Home Run Derby at Nationals Park

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The AL and NL All-Star managers have revealed the pitchers they'll be using immediately after starters Chris Sale and Max Scherzer. More>>

Russian hackers used US online infrastructure against itself

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Prosecutors say Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election exploited some of the United States' own computer infrastructure against it, using two U.S.-based servers it leased in Arizona and Illinois. More>>

Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin Video included

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Key members of Congress, including Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a joint press conference with Russia President Vladimir Putin as "shameful" and a "missed opportunity" to stand up to Russia. More>>

Stranded woman drank water from moss after California crash

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An Oregon woman who was badly injured and stranded for a week after her Jeep plunged 250 feet over a cliff into the ocean near Big Sur in California says she survived by drinking water dripping from moss. More>>

Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling Video included

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Trump says he raised election meddling with Putin, but says both sides to blame for bad relations. More>>

Mexicans mob 'AMLO' HQ seeking help for matters big or small

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Each morning hundreds of Mexicans crowd outside white, two-story offices of President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in hopes he can help with everything from pensions to clemency for a jailed loved one or even offer a job. More>>

Royalty, the pope, and now Trump _ Putin makes everyone wait

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