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Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

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Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike. More>>

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AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

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AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history. More>>

Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

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Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts. More>>

Mother of 4-year-old boy arrested, admits she dumped body

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Texas authorities have identified a dead child found washed ashore in South Texas eight months ago and accused the child's mother and her girlfriend of dumping his body. More>>

Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility Video included

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Hundreds of unaccompanied child immigrants arrested at the U.S. border are being held in metal cages at a family detention facility in McAllen, Texas. More>>

Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine

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Parents who have used cannabis to treat severe epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as the US government nears decision on drug made from marijuana plant. More>>

Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire Engler

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A letter signed by 120 victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar demands that Michigan State University's governing board remove interim school president John Engler. More>>

'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts agents taking her son Video included

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'Don't leave me, Mom': Woman from El Salvador describes separation from 8-year-old son after crossing border. More>>

Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was random

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Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion. More>>

Lawmakers barred from child migrant facility in Florida

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Florida lawmakers were barred Tuesday from visiting a Miami-area facility housing children who entered the U.S. illegally and alone. More>>

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

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An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. More>>

Early penalty helps Japan beat Colombia 2-1 at World Cup

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Yuya Osako had a surprise in store for those who figured the absence of Shinji Okazaki left Japan little hope of competing with Colombia at the World Cup. More>>

Goatee & goals turn this into Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup

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Cristiano Ronaldo is turning this into his World Cup with a goatee and goals after scoring for the fourth time in the tournament and leading Portugal over Morocco. More>>

No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

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Trump administration officials have no clear plan on how to reunite some of the 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy of criminally prosecuting anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally. More>>

The Latest: New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern gives birth

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given birth to a girl. More>>

Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

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President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families. More>>

North Korean summits bring sense of peace along DMZ border

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On the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone, the sound of silence is a welcome sign of detente. More>>

S. Korea: Joint US drills suspended to aid talks with North

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South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea. More>>

Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at Normandy Video included

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For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred. More>>

On a big night for 'Panther,' Boseman honors real-life hero

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'Black Panther' is the big winner at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, taking home four trophies including best movie. More>>

UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced in 2017

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The U.N. refugee agency says nearly 69 million people who have fled war, violence and persecution were forcibly displaced last year, a new record for the fifth straight year. More>>

China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome Video included

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Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday. More>>

Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

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A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war. More>>

High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

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The Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina. More>>

5 charged in immigrant smuggling scheme after Texas crash

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Prosecutors: 5 people charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash of SUV fleeing Border Patrol, sheriff's deputies in South Texas. More>>

Youngest migrants held in 'tender age' shelters

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Migrant babies and young children are being held in special "tender age" shelters after being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border. More>>

With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

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President Donald Trump is stressing his hard-line immigration stance as he readies for a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies. More>>

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

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Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads. More>>

Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations Video included

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Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents. More>>

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force' Video included

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The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space. More>>

UK reviews medical marijuana ban after outcry over sick kids

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Former British Foreign Minister William Hague is calling for the government to take steps toward legalizing marijuana use. More>>

Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

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Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening allies' deterrence against North Korea. More>>

Moment of silence held for attack near London mosque

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Survivors of an attack near a London mosque have been invited to gather for a moment of silence to remember the victim and others hurt when a man drove his van into a crowd leaving evening prayers during Ramadan. More>>

Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child Video included

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A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border last Thanksgiving. More>>

Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

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American Airlines says it has asked the US not to use its flights to transport migrant children who have been separated from their parents. More>>

AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired

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Two people familiar with the situation say Michigan State's appointed general counsel Robert Young will make $1.275 million over three years even if he is fired for cause if the school's board approves his contract. More>>

Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

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Democratic attorneys general are demanding that the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Mickelson apologizes 4 days after violating golf rules

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Mickelson apologizes 4 days after intentionally violating golf rules at U.S. Open. More>>

Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

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Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections. More>>

US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

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U.S. leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley calls an organization "not worthy of its name". More>>

Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

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Ted Cruz initially defended the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, but has since staged an about-face and proposed his own bill ending immigrant family separation. More>>

Doubts loom over Colombia peace deal with hawk's election

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Uncertainty looms over Colombia's fragile peace deal with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a bruising presidential runoff that laid bare deep divisions in the South American nation as it tries to emerge from decades of bloody conflict. More>>

Yemeni officials say fighting rages around Hodeida airport

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Yemeni military officials say fighting has escalated outside the airport of the vital Yemeni city of Hodeida. More>>

Merkel says climate change is 'a fact,' laments US stance

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Angela Merkel says Germany remains fully committed to the Paris climate accord, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the agreement. More>>

Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

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Burger King says it's sorry for an ad in Russia offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to women who get pregnant from World Cup players. More>>

Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

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Trump sees his immigration policy as a winner with voters ahead of midterm elections in spite of controversy over separating children and parents. More>>

Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

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The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution. More>>

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy Video included

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Calls mount for Trump to end family separations ahead of meeting with House Republicans. More>>

Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

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Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital. More>>

Army splits with West Point grad who touted communist revolt

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A West Point cadet who tweeted pictures of himself at graduation with the message 'communism will win' is out of the Army with an other-than-honorable discharge. More>>

H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis' Video included

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has separated children from their parents at the southern U.S. border "is a moral and humanitarian crisis.". More>>

Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report Video included

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The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.". More>>

Yemeni forces claim progress in battle for Hodeida's airport

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Yemeni government forces backed by the United Arab Emirates say they have seized the southern runway of the international airport near the Yemeni city of Hodeida. More>>

What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax

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Attention shoppers: You may soon be paying more taxes on what you put in your online cart. More>>

Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich out after consensual relationship with employee. More>>

Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant Video included

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U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio meatpacking plant, the second large-scale raid in the state within the past two weeks. More>>

Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

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A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah.". More>>

London police say short circuit caused minor subway blast

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London police are investigating a small explosion at a London Underground station. More>>

NATO's chief appeals for unity amid trans-Atlantic row

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NATO's chief is urging the 29 member countries to set aside a festering trans-Atlantic row over trade, climate and the Iran nuclear deal, amid concern the tensions will undermine the military alliance. More>>

Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

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Ivanka Trump, self-styled "force for good" in the administration, out of sight amid immigration crisis. More>>

Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban

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A group of scientists says China' decision to stop accepting plastic waste from other countries is causing plastic to stockpile around the globe, and wealthy countries need to find new solutions. More>>

Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

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A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe _ sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup. More>>

Family separations at the border alarm child-welfare experts

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Child welfare agencies in the U.S. make tough decisions daily to separate children from their parents, but they have options for minimizing the trauma that aren't being used in the family separations at the Mexican border. More>>

Eurozone gets deal to pave way for end to Greece's bailout

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Eurozone nations are working on the final elements of a plan to get Greece successfully out of its eight-year bailout program and keep its massive debt burden manageable. More>>

High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

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The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. More>>

Pentagon suspends August military drills with South Korea

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The Pentagon says it has formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. More>>

Turkey: 30,000 Syrians eligible to vote on Sunday

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Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is quoted as saying that some 30,000 Syrians who acquired Turkish nationality are eligible to l vote in Sunday's presidential and parliamentary elections. More>>

AP Explains: Where do kids split from parents go?

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The government hasn't worked out a streamlined way to reunite kids and parents separated at the border under the new zero-tolerance policy requiring all immigrants who cross the border illegally to be prosecuted. More>>

Tip from public helped Germany foil ricin attack plot

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German security officials say a call from the public helped foil an Islamic extremist's plan to use the toxin ricin to carry out a deadly attack. More>>

Allies disappointed by 'big bang' of US walkout from UN body

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The United Nations' Human Rights Council returned to business as usual Wednesday despite the U.S. pulling out _ what one Western diplomat called a "big bang"_ a day earlier. More>>

Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

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Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital. More>>

Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage Video included

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Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the White House amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. More>>

Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

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Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan. More>>

Canada's legalization to offer pot by mail, better banking

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With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in the nine U.S. states that have legalized adult use of the drug. More>>

Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

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The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. More>>

PayPal move blocks sales of school shooting video game

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The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell the game online after being dumped by PayPal. More>>

Divers search Indonesian lake for 192 missing after sinking

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Indonesian officials say 166 people are missing from a ferry sinking Monday evening at a popular lake on Sumatra, a much higher number than previously known. More>>

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

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Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs. More>>

Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property. More>>

Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage Video included

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The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans as Democrats turned up the pressure. More>>

New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

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Could infections somehow set the stage for Alzheimer's? A provocative new study suggests some types of viruses just might play a role. More>>

APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

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APNewsBreak: Schools where late doctor claimed ties are mum on any connections as Ohio State investigates sex abuse claim. More>>

Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens

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Florida's busiest airport is becoming the first one in the nation to require all passengers on arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, to submit to a face scan. More>>

The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B counteroffer

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The competition for Fox is heating up, as Disney is boosting its offer for the company to $70.3 billion. More>>

Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukes

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North Korean state media say leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump. More>>

Report says over 1 billion small arms in world, up from 2007

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A new survey of small arms estimates there are over one billion legal and illicit firearms in the world today including an overwhelming 857 million in civilian hands _ with American men and women the dominant owners. More>>

Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

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Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century. More>>

Fans grieve as detectives search for XXXTentacion's killers

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A stream of mourners has been leaving mementos at the spot where rapper XXXTentacion was killed as he left a Florida motorcycle dealership. More>>

Koko the gorilla used smarts, empathy to help change views

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Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Sana Cruz mountains on Tuesday. More>>

ABC orders 'Roseanne' spinoff for fall minus Roseanne Barr

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ABC, which canceled its "Roseanne" revival over its star's racist tweet, says it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall. More>>

Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died

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Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning commentator who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement, died Thursday. More>>

The Latest: Hundreds attend funeral for designer Kate Spade

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Family: Fashion designer Kate Spade's father dies on the eve of her funeral. More>>

Maddow breaks down reading AP story on 'tender age' shelters

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MSNBC political commentator Rachel Maddow broke down while trying to read an exclusive Associated Press story about babies and toddlers taken from their parents at the southern border and being sent to "tender age" shelters. More>>

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

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Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda. More>>

Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

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Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security. More>>

Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

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Florida authorities say they've arrested a man in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion. More>>

Senator denied entry to see Florida child migrant facility

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Florida lawmakers barred from visiting a Miami-area facility housing children who entered the U.S. illegally. More>>

States' redistricting plans facing challenges in court

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Gerrymandering has led to court fights in a number of states. More>>

Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

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Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars. More>>

Peter Fonda apologizes for 'vulgar' Barron Trump tweet

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Peter Fonda apologizes for Barron Trump tweet saying first son be ripped from mother's arms. More>>

After 4,000 episodes, a halt for Jerry Springer's show

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Producers quietly announce the end of new episodes of Jerry Springer's raucous talk show, which once challenged Oprah Winfrey for daytime TV supremacy. More>>

Merkel, allies avert collision for now in German migrant row

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Leaders of Germany's governing conservative parties are holding separate meetings to mull their next steps in a dispute over migration that has escalated into a threat to Chancellor Angela Merkel's government. More>>

Colombia's president-elect seeks unity after polarizing vote

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Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque is appealing for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook the country's political establishment and laid bare deep divisions over the nation's peace process. More>>

James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

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Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change. More>>

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

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The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players. More>>

Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

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Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. More>>

Roll out the barrels: Christo artwork floats on London lake

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The ducks, geese and hardy cold-water swimmers in London's Hyde Park have a new neighbor: a monumental floating structure made from 7,506 stacked barrels colored bright red, mauve and blue. More>>

Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

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Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane. More>>

Italy's interior minister turns gaze to 'Roma question'

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Italy's hard-line interior minister, who recently sparked a Europe-wide showdown by refusing entry to a migrant rescue boat and has vowed mass expulsions of migrants, is now taking aim at Italy's gypsy community. More>>

Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey

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Stephen Hawking will take his place among Britain's greatest scientists when his ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton. More>>

NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

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NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, is retiring; has spent more time off the planet than any other American. More>>

NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

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The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems. More>>

Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

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Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change. More>>

Baby born on Paris suburban train gets free rides until 25

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Paris public transport company RATP said a baby boy born in a suburban train will get free rides in the French capital until he is 25. More>>

St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

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A raccoon that scaled more than 20 stories of a high-rise office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, has made it to the roof. More>>

Vows in the air: German couple married in tightrope wedding

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A couple in eastern Germany have got married in a swing dangling from a motorcycle atop a tightrope, 14 meters (46 feet) above the ground. More>>

State appeals court reinstates California's right-to-die law

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A state appeals court has reinstated the California law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives. More>>

Thomas Markle says Prince Harry said to give Trump a chance

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The father of the former Meghan Markle says he wishes he could have walked her down the aisle during her wedding to Prince Harry. More>>

5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

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A sheriff says at least five people are dead and several others hurt as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas. More>>

'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons

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A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street last month. More>>

California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

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California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear. More>>

'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

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Disney and Pixar's "Incredibles 2" has broken the record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest for a PG-rated film. More>>

Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

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Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer. More>>

First lady visits migrant children at Texas detention center

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Melania Trump is visiting a Texas facility housing some of the more 2,300 migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally. More>>

Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

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Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners. More>>

Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

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As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

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A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of North Korea, but most don't think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is serious about addressing international concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program. More>>

The Latest: Trump invites Pelosi, Schumer to White House

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President Donald Trump says the U.S.-Mexico border is a "big mess," and that at some point the Democratic leaders in the House and Senate "will be forced to do a real deal" on immigration. More>>

Pope, in Geneva, says Christians must work together on peace

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Pope Francis has arrived in Geneva, one of the world's first cities to adopt the Protestant Reformation, for a one-day visit to highlight the importance of Christians praying and working together. More>>

The Latest: Portland immigration office closed for 2nd day

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Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making. More>>

Trump tweet complicates House GOP efforts on immigration

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An ambitious House GOP immigration overhaul is teetering ahead of voting. More>>

Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

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Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage. More>>

Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust

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Israeli prosecutors have charged Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister's wife, with a series of crimes including fraud and breach of trust. More>>

New Zealand leader welcomes newborn girl 'to our village'

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is in the hospital preparing to give birth to her first child. More>>

Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

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Drawing cheers at a rally, Trump defended his hard-line immigration policies just hours after backing off efforts to separate immigrant families. More>>

In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule Video included

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention and ask the Department of Defense to help house them. More>>

Trudeau: Canada to legalize marijuana on Oct. 17

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says marijuana will be legal nationwide starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the nation's young people. More>>

Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

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Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners. More>>

House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

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Speaker Paul Ryan says he's going ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration to end family separations at border. More>>

The Latest: Trump rails against FBI probe of Clinton

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President Donald Trump is accusing the media of not giving him enough credit for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he kicks off a rally in Duluth, Minnesota. More>>

The Latest: HHS says families won't be immediately reunited

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British Prime Minister Theresa May says the United States is wrong to separate migrant children from their parents, but has rejected calls to cancel President Donald Trump's visit to Britain next month. More>>

At raucous rally, Trump touts hawkish immigration plans

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President Donald Trump is talking up the economy as he holds a pre-rally roundtable in Minnesota. More>>

GOP senator defends EPA chief, calls ethics allegations lies

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A senior Republican senator is defending the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator, calling the ethics allegations against Scott Pruitt "outrageous" and "lies.". More>>

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick punished over abuse finding

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The retired Archbishop of Washington D.C. has been removed from public ministry over allegations he sexually abused a teenager while a priest in New York more than 40 years ago. More>>

Ex-CIA employee pleads not guilty to hacking tool leak

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A former CIA employee has pleaded not guilty to charges he was behind a damaging leak about the agency's hacking operations. More>>

EU extends restrictions on business in Crimean Peninsula

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The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014. More>>

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

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First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'. More>>

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

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Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who claimed to have dirty information on Hillary Clinton. More>>

Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 4, knocks over walls

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A strong earthquake shook the city of Osaka in western Japan, causing scattered damage including broken glass and partial building collapses. More>>

Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

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Fear of people is driving many animals around the globe to shift from day to night to avoid people. More>>

Pope: Abortion is 'white glove' equivalent to Nazi crimes

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Pope Francis has denounced abortion as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children God gives them. More>>

Correction: US Open story

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The toughest test at US Open is getting Shinnecock Hills in the right condition for a memorable final round. More>>

In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

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The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington D.C.'s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys. More>>

Kremlin is relieved that no one died in Moscow taxi crash

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A Kremlin spokesman says the Russian government is relieved that nobody died in a weekend taxi crash in Moscow that injured two Mexican World Cup soccer fans and six other pedestrians. More>>

Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'

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Jay-Z and Beyond have released a joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a shout out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings. More>>

Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

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Authorities say a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted. More>>

Protections for immigrants erode under Trump since inaugural

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Erosion of immigrant protections began when Trump took office and continued for months. More>>

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

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Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges. More>>

The Latest: Fourth death confirmed in Osaka-area earthquake

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Japanese disaster authorities say two people have been found without vital signs and 41 others injured by an earthquake in western Japan. More>>

DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale

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A series of public scandals, including one about rigged graduation rates, has damaged the reputation of the school system in the nation's capital, and it was just a year ago that the system's turnaround was held up as a point of pride. More>>

AP Explains: Who and what are behind Germany's govt crisis?

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Chancellor Angela Merkel's fourth-term government took nearly six months to put together, and only took office after the center-left Social Democrats reluctantly agreed to team up with her conservatives. More>>

Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration Video included

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The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans, and it's fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November. More>>

British police: 3 men struck dead by train in south London

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British Transport Police say 3 people have died after being struck by a train in south London. More>>

The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel' Video included

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First lady Melania Trump wades into emotional controversy over migrant children being separated from their parents, says US should govern 'with heart'. More>>

Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

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Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover. More>>

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

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Hundreds of children are waiting away from their parents inside a Border Patrol holding facility in South Texas, with groups of 20 or more children to a single cage. More>>

Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World Cup

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Brazil joins the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia after 1-1 draw against Switzerland. More>>

The Latest: UK's Boris Johnson defends UN human rights body

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has defended the U.N.'s main human rights body, alluding to signs the U.S. may withdraw from it over its alleged bias against Israel. More>>

Number of asylum-seekers in Europe plunges in 2017

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The European Union's asylum office says the number of people applying for international protection in Europe has plunged but remains higher than before 2015, when more than one million migrants entered, many fleeing the war in Syria. More>>

UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids 'unconscionable'

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The U.N. human rights chief is urging the Trump administration to end new policies separating migrant children from their parents after entering the United States from Mexico, saying they've affected nearly 2,000 kids in the last six weeks. More>>

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

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China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods. More>>

How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

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The battle over Fox's assets between Comcast and Disney is heating up as the media landscape changes and content distributors aim to be more involved in content creation. More>>

Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana

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The mother of an epileptic boy at the center of a debate over medical marijuana in the UK is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss liberalizing British policy. More>>

Border lake backdrops sealing of Greece, Macedonia name deal

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Greece and Macedonia are about to sign a deal that, if ratified, will resolve a decades-old dispute concerning Macedonia's name. More>>

A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

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President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods. More>>

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  • Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

    Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:09:26 GMT
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    Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the city and its police department because officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation in January.More >>
  • Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire Engler

    Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire Engler

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:09:07 GMT
    A letter signed by 120 victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar demands that Michigan State University's governing board remove interim school president John Engler.More >>
    A letter signed by 120 victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar demands that Michigan State University's governing board remove interim school president John Engler.More >>
  • Senegal beats Poland 2-1, 1st African win at World Cup

    Senegal beats Poland 2-1, 1st African win at World Cup

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:08 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:08:25 GMT
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  • People donate millions to help separated families

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    Friday, June 22 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:09:54 GMT
    (Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP). Amanda and Leighlou Reece hold up a protest sign as hundreds of Wilmington residents protest the Trump Administration's family separation policies during a Keep Families Together Rally outside of Rep. David Rouzer's ...(Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP). Amanda and Leighlou Reece hold up a protest sign as hundreds of Wilmington residents protest the Trump Administration's family separation policies during a Keep Families Together Rally outside of Rep. David Rouzer's ...
    In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the...More >>
    In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the Mexico border.More >>
  • 4 new mountain lion kittens found in California mountains

    4 new mountain lion kittens found in California mountains

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:09 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:09:23 GMT
    Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California's Santa Monica Mountains.More >>
    Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California's Santa Monica Mountains.More >>
  • Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was random

    Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was random

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:08 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:08:51 GMT
    (Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP). This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatal...(Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP). This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatal...
    Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion.More >>
    Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion.More >>
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  • Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was random

    Lawyer: Police think slaying of XXXTentacion was random

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:08 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:08:51 GMT
    (Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP). This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatal...(Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP). This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatal...
    Investigators in Florida say they don't have a motive and have made no arrests in the death of troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion.More >>
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  • The Latest: Salah scores, but Russia beats Egypt for 2nd win

    The Latest: Salah scores, but Russia beats Egypt for 2nd win

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:07 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:07:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Switzerland's Steven Zuber, left, scores his side's first goal during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Switzerland's Steven Zuber, left, scores his side's first goal during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Brazil's jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has made his debut as a football pundit.More >>
    Brazil's jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has made his debut as a football pundit.More >>
  • Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green dies at 71; won 2 majors

    Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green dies at 71; won 2 majors

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:07 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:07:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this June 19, 1977, file photo, Hubert Green holds the U.S. Open Championship trophy he won at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green, who won a U.S. Open playing portions of the fina...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this June 19, 1977, file photo, Hubert Green holds the U.S. Open Championship trophy he won at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green, who won a U.S. Open playing portions of the fina...
    Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green dies at 71; won 2 majors, including US Open while playing portion despite threat against his life.More >>
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