Putin set to visit France in hope of mending strained ties
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Putin set to visit France in hope of mending strained ties

FILE – In this May 25, 2017 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin greets believers and participants as he visits the Sretensky Monastery to take part in a ceremony consecrating a new temple in Moscow. Putin is visiting France on Monday, May 29, 2017, in hope of mending strained ties. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP, […]
Wild boar charges Austrian children; none hurt, animal shot
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Wild boar charges Austrian children; none hurt, animal shot

VIENNA (AP) — A wild boar charged at children at a playground in Vienna, then hid in shrubbery next to an apartment house before being shot by police. Police spokesman Patrick Maierhofer says the children ran away and nobody was hurt, in the latest of occasional attacks involving wild pigs that live in close proximity […]
NKorean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technology
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NKorean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technology

A woman watches a TV screen showing a file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 29, 2017. North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that landed in Japan’s maritime economic zone Monday, officials said, the latest in a string of test launches as […]
Relative ‘devastated’ after shooting kills 8 in Mississippi
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Relative ‘devastated’ after shooting kills 8 in Mississippi

Christianna May-Kelly, center, is supported by family members as she cries after answering reporters questions outside her parents’ home in Brookhaven, Miss., Sunday, May 28, 2017. May-Kelly said her parents and mother were among the people gunned down during a shooting in rural Mississippi Saturday night. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Head […]
Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River
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Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — In the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, a Navy Seal team member fell to his death Sunday after his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River. The accident occurred a few minutes after noon near Liberty State Park, a large New Jersey park […]
NKorea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan
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NKorea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

A woman watches a TV screen showing a file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 29, 2017. North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that landed in Japan’s maritime economic zone Monday, officials said, the latest in a string of test launches as […]
JFK’s life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial
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JFK’s life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial

FILE – In this June 5, 1961 file photo, Queen Elizabeth II poses with U.S. President John F. Kennedy, before a state dinner at Buckingham Palace. At left is the Duke of Edinburgh and Kennedy’s wife, Jackie, is at second left. (AP Photo/Pool) BOSTON (AP) — The life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, […]
Philippines forces make gains in southern city under siege
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Philippines forces make gains in southern city under siege

Philippine marines walk to the frontline in the continuing assaults to retake control of some areas of Marawi city Sunday, May 28, 2017 in southern Philippines. Philippine forces launched fresh airstrikes Sunday to drive out militants linked to the Islamic State group after days of fighting left corpses in the streets and hundreds of civilians […]
NKorea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan
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NKorea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, answers to a reporter’s question about North Korea’s missile launch, at his official residence in Tokyo Monday morning, May 29, 2017. North Korea on Monday fired an apparent ballistic missile off its east coast that landed in the waters of Japan’s economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said, […]
BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays
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BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays

Passengers stand with their luggage outside Terminal 5 at London’s Heathrow airport after flights were canceled due to the airport suffering an IT systems failure, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands […]
Slain Virginia drug enforcement officer called “Superman”
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Slain Virginia drug enforcement officer called “Superman”

This photo provided by the Virginia State Police shows special Agent Michael T. Walter. Walter died Saturday, May 27, 2017 after being shot by a man sitting in a car in a Richmond public housing complex, police said. Travis A. Ball is being held without bond on charges that include malicious wounding and use of […]
Government: Judge postpones trial of Chinese billionaire
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Government: Judge postpones trial of Chinese billionaire

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say the trial of a Chinese billionaire charged in a United Nations bribery case will not begin Tuesday after all. Prosecutors said Sunday that Manhattan federal Judge Vernon Broderick agreed to their request for a 30-day delay of the trial of Ng Lap Seng. Ng has been living in a […]
More arrests in Manchester attack; UK remains on high alert
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More arrests in Manchester attack; UK remains on high alert

Armed response police guard the scene at the Great Manchester Run in central Manchester, England Sunday May 28 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) LONDON (AP) — British police made two more arrests and stormed three […]
S.Korea military: North Korea fires unidentified projectile
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S.Korea military: North Korea fires unidentified projectile

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says rival North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile off its east coast. The statement by the Joint Chiefs of Staff early Monday morning didn’t say what type of projectile was fired or if it was successful. North Korea has increased its test-firing of ballistic missiles over […]
‘I ain’t fit to live’: Police say Mississippi gunman kills 8
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‘I ain’t fit to live’: Police say Mississippi gunman kills 8

This undated photo provided by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation shows suspect Willie Corey Godbolt in connection with several fatal shootings Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Lincoln County, Miss., officials said. (Mississippi Bureau of Investigation via AP) BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A man who got into an argument with his estranged wife over their children […]
Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror
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Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror

FILE – In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a man is comforted by others as he mourns over Egyptian Coptic Christians who were captured in Libya and killed by militants affiliated with the Islamic State group, outside of the Virgin Mary church in the village of el-Aour, near Minya, 220 kilometers (135 miles) […]
US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban
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US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban

FILE – In this Thursday, May 25, 2017, file photo, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, while testifying before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on FY’18 budget. Kelly said he’s considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States. That would dramatically expand […]
Friends recall only nurse killed by hostile fire in Vietnam
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Friends recall only nurse killed by hostile fire in Vietnam

In this Aug. 30, 1968, photo provided by Philip Bigler, author of Hostile Fire, U.S. Army nurse Sharon Lane is congratulated by a military official as she’s promoted to first lieutenant in Aurora, Colo. Lane, the only American servicewoman killed by hostile fire in the Vietnam War, has been immortalized in books, statues and a […]
Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly attack
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Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly attack

A heart-shaped wreath covered with positive messages hangs on a traffic light pole at a memorial for two bystanders who were stabbed to death Friday, while trying to stop a man who was yelling anti-Muslim slurs and acting aggressively toward two young women, including one wearing a Muslim head covering, on a light-trail train in […]
8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi; suspect arrested
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8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi; suspect arrested

Officers arrest suspect Cory Godbolt on Sunday, May 28, 2017, following several fatal shootings Saturday in Lincoln County, Miss., officials said. (Therese Apel/The Clarion-Ledger via AP) BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A man who apparently got into a dispute with his wife and in-laws was arrested in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left […]
Manchester attack transforms Britain’s election campaign
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Manchester attack transforms Britain’s election campaign

FILE – In this Friday May 26, 2017 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a news conference in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy. Until a week ago, two things were widely agreed about Britain’s election: it was the dullest campaign in recent memory, and the result was a foregone conclusion. It […]
US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban
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US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban

FILE – In this Thursday, May 25, 2017, file photo, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, while testifying before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on FY’18 budget. Kelly said he’s considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States. That would dramatically expand […]
New arrest in ‘full tilt’ Manchester attack investigation
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New arrest in ‘full tilt’ Manchester attack investigation

Armed response police guard the scene at the Great Manchester Run in central Manchester, England Sunday May 28 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) LONDON (AP) — British police made another arrest and stormed another house […]
Drivers in limbo after track owner’s sex traffic arrest
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Drivers in limbo after track owner’s sex traffic arrest

In this May 3, 2014 file photo, fans watch a race at the New London Waterford Speedbowl in Waterford, Conn. The track, in operation since 1951, postponed its planned May 6, 2017 opening after NASCAR pulled its sanctions in April following the arrest of owner Bruce Bemer. (Tim Cook/The Day via AP) WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) […]
Portland mayor praises men killed during anti-Muslim rant
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Portland mayor praises men killed during anti-Muslim rant

A heart-shaped wreath covered with positive messages hangs on a traffic light pole at a memorial for two bystanders who were stabbed to death Friday, while trying to stop a man who was yelling anti-Muslim slurs and acting aggressively toward two young women, including one wearing a Muslim head covering, on a light-trail train in […]
San Francisco courts test new approach to homeless crimes
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San Francisco courts test new approach to homeless crimes

In this May 24, 2017 photo, San Francisco Police Officer Kathleen Cavanaugh talks to a man after an incident while patrolling Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Courts around the country tried to ease the burden of fines and fees in the wake of riots in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014 that were blamed in part […]
Dismay, anger in France at vandalism of De Gaulle’s tomb
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Dismay, anger in France at vandalism of De Gaulle’s tomb

FILE – In this Nov. 13, 1970 file photo, Mourners gather at the tomb of former French President General Charles de Gaulle, in the cemetery of Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises, France, the day after his burial. French politicians are reacting with anger and dismay after the tomb of France’s wartime hero and former President Gen. Charles de Gaulle […]
Macron says Trump handshake was ‘moment of truth’
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Macron says Trump handshake was ‘moment of truth’

FILE – In this May 25, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels. Trump hasn’t done a lot of public speaking during his big trip abroad. But the president’s body language and that of those around him has spoken volumes. […]
BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays
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BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays

Passengers stand with their luggage outside Terminal 5 at London’s Heathrow airport after flights were canceled due to the airport suffering an IT systems failure, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands […]
Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror
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Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror

FILE – In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a man is comforted by others as he mourns over Egyptian Coptic Christians who were captured in Libya and killed by militants affiliated with the Islamic State group, outside of the Virgin Mary church in the village of el-Aour, near Minya, 220 kilometers (135 miles) […]
To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning
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To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

ANNVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a cheerful “Happy Memorial Day!” from oblivious well-wishers. The former Army captain and Iraq War veteran had a ready reply, telling them, matter-of-factly, that she considered it a work weekend. Jaslow will be at Arlington National Cemetery […]
Police say 8 dead in Mississippi shooting
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Police say 8 dead in Mississippi shooting

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi say a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff’s deputy. Mississippi Bureau of Investigation spokesman Warren Strain said the shootings occurred at three separate homes Saturday night in rural Lincoln County. Two of the homes are in Brookhaven and one […]
UK: Manchester attack investigation still at ‘full tilt’
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UK: Manchester attack investigation still at ‘full tilt’

Armed police guard the area during the Great Manchester Run in Manchester, England Sunday, May 28, 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) LONDON (AP) — The hunt is still on for suspects in the Manchester bombing, […]
Angry BA passengers still face long lines, cancellations
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Angry BA passengers still face long lines, cancellations

Passengers stand with their luggage outside Terminal 5 at London’s Heathrow airport after flights were canceled due to the airport suffering an IT systems failure, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands […]
The Latest: Survivors tell of horror during Egypt bus attack
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The Latest: Survivors tell of horror during Egypt bus attack

A man covers the blood stains of victims on the road leads to St. Samuel, the Confessor monastery in Maghagha, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) south of Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Masked gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least 28 people, and […]
BA aims to restore normal flight service after IT failure
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BA aims to restore normal flight service after IT failure

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, British Airways planes are parked at Heathrow Airport during a 48hr cabin crew strike in London. Air travelers faced delays Saturday, May 27, 2017 because of a worldwide computer systems failure at British Airways, the airline said. BA apologized in a statement for what it […]
Philippines pounds militants; civilians found shot dead
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Philippines pounds militants; civilians found shot dead

Displaced Marawi city residents rest on tarpaulin and corrugated boxes at an evacuation center in Saguiaran township, near the besieged city of Marawi, Lanao del Sur province Sunday, May 28, 2017 in southern Philippines. Tens of thousands of residents are now housed in different evacuation centers as government troops fight to wrest control of the […]
India imposes security lockdown in Kashmir to stop protests
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India imposes security lockdown in Kashmir to stop protests

Kashmiri villagers carry the body of rebel leader Sabzar Ahmed Bhat towards his home after displaying his body in Tral area, 45 Kilometers south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Bhat and a fellow militant were killed after troops cordoned off the southern Tral area overnight following a tip that rebels were […]
Portland shocked by stabbings, suspect’s extreme views eyed
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Portland shocked by stabbings, suspect’s extreme views eyed

A heart-shaped wreath covered with positive messages hangs on a traffic light pole at a memorial for two bystanders who were stabbed to death Friday, while trying to stop a man who was yelling anti-Muslim slurs and acting aggressively toward two young women, including one wearing a Muslim head covering, on a light-trail train in […]
Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former Marine
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Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former Marine

This photo provided by the Virginia State Police shows special Agent Michael T. Walter. Walter died Saturday, May 27, 2017 after being shot by a man sitting in a car in a Richmond public housing complex, police said. Travis A. Ball is being held without bond on charges that include malicious wounding and use of […]
Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians
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Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

Displaced Marawi city residents rest on tarpaulin and corrugated boxes at an evacuation center in Saguiaran township, near the besieged city of Marawi, Lanao del Sur province Sunday, May 28, 2017 in southern Philippines. Tens of thousands of residents are now housed in different evacuation centers as government troops fight to wrest control of the […]
Trump’s trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk
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Trump’s trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

In this May 20, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump holds a sword and dances with traditional dancers during a welcome ceremony at Murabba Palace in Riyadh. As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Trump looked like a conventional American leader abroad. He solemnly laid a wreath at a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, had […]
Australia’s most notorious drug smuggler returns from Bali
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Australia’s most notorious drug smuggler returns from Bali

Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby covered her head with a scarf gets on a car as she leaves the parole office in Bali, Indonesia, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Indonesia on Saturday deported Corby, whose trial and imprisonment on the tourist island of Bali mesmerized her homeland for more than a decade. She was arrested in […]
Barbra Streisand’s dog dies, was her companion for 14 years
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Barbra Streisand’s dog dies, was her companion for 14 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbra Streisand is mourning the loss of her beloved dog, Sammie. The 75-year-old star announced the news on her social media accounts Saturday, saying “we cherish every moment of the 14 years we had with her.” On her Instagram page, Streisand has posted numerous photos of herself doting on the fluffy […]
Barbara Streisand’s dog dies, was her companion for 14 years
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Barbara Streisand’s dog dies, was her companion for 14 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbra Streisand is mourning the loss of her beloved dog, Sammie. The 75-year-old star announced the news on her social media accounts Saturday, saying “we cherish every moment of the 14 years we had with her.” On her Instagram page, Streisand has posted numerous photos of herself doting on the fluffy […]
Family, friends hail men who died trying to stop attack
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Family, friends hail men who died trying to stop attack

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler speak at a news conference after a man fatally stabbed two men Friday on a light-rail train when they tried to stop him from yelling anti-Muslim slurs at two young women, one of whom was wearing a hijab, in Portland, Ore., Saturday, May 27, 2017. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, was booked […]
The Latest: FBI assisting investigation in Portland attack
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The Latest: FBI assisting investigation in Portland attack

This booking photo provided by Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office shows Jeremy Joseph Christian. Authorities on Saturday, May 27, 2017 identified Christian as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Oregon. (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office via AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing on a […]
Mayor: ‘Heroes’ died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant
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Mayor: ‘Heroes’ died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant

Angel Sauls, left, helps her stepdaughter, Coco Douglas arrange a sign and some painted rocks she made for a memorial in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, May 27, 2017, for two bystanders who were stabbed to death Friday while trying to stop a man who was yelling anti-Muslim slurs and acting aggressively toward two young women. […]
The Latest: Mayor: Men who confronted attacker ‘died heroes’
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The Latest: Mayor: Men who confronted attacker ‘died heroes’

This booking photo provided by Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office shows Jeremy Joseph Christian. Authorities on Saturday, May 27, 2017 identified Christian as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Oregon. (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office via AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing on a […]
Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident
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Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident Friday evening in Fresno County, the company said. Bonnie Kalanick, 71, died after the boat she and her husband, Donald, 78, were riding hit a rock in Pine Flat Lake in the eastern part of the […]
UK police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for info
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UK police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for info

This is a handout photo taken from CCTV and issued on Saturday, May 27, 2017 by Greater Manchester Police who have altered the surrounding area of Salman Abedi, in an unknown location on the night of the attack on Manchester Arena. The police released surveillance-camera images of the bomber on the night of the May […]
BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed
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BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed

Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London”s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP) […]
The Latest: Police eye Oregon stabbing suspect’s ideology
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The Latest: Police eye Oregon stabbing suspect’s ideology

This booking photo provided by Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office shows Jeremy Joseph Christian. Authorities on Saturday, May 27, 2017 identified Christian as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Oregon. (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office via AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing on a […]
The Latest: Mother of Uber CEO dies after boating accident
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The Latest: Mother of Uber CEO dies after boating accident

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the death of the mother of the CEO of ride-hailing company Uber (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Authorities say that the parents of ride-hailing company Uber’s CEO were riding a boat on Pine Flat Lake when it hit a rock and sank. The Fresno County Sheriff’s office says […]
Slain Virginia officer was former Marine, father of 3
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Slain Virginia officer was former Marine, father of 3

This photo provided by the Virginia State Police shows special Agent Michael T. Walter. Walter died Saturday, May 27, 2017 after being shot by a man sitting in a car in a Richmond public housing complex, police said. Travis A. Ball is being held without bond on charges that include malicious wounding and use of […]
The Latest: Police identify victims in Oregon train attack
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The Latest: Police identify victims in Oregon train attack

This booking photo provided by Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office shows Jeremy Joseph Christian. Authorities on Saturday, May 27, 2017 identified Christian as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Oregon. (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office via AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing on a […]
The Latest: Italian police tear gas protesters near G-7 site
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The Latest: Italian police tear gas protesters near G-7 site

A police officer holds back other policemen as some demonstrators do the same with their side after a contact during an anti-G7 rally near the venue of the G7 summit in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. A summit of the leaders of the world’s wealthiest democracies has ended without a […]
BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed
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BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed

Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London”s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP) […]
California bills target private business to help immigrants
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California bills target private business to help immigrants

FILE – In this Mar. 17, 2017, file photo, Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development, right, speaks in Los Angeles. California Democrats are expanding their efforts to resist President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration with bills aimed at limiting how much private business people can […]
The Latest: Italian riot police tear gas G-7 protesters
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The Latest: Italian riot police tear gas G-7 protesters

A police officer holds back other policemen as some demonstrators do the same with their side after a contact during an anti-G7 rally near the venue of the G7 summit in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. A summit of the leaders of the world’s wealthiest democracies has ended without a […]
UK lowers terror threat to ‘severe;’ more Manchester arrests
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UK lowers terror threat to ‘severe;’ more Manchester arrests

An army bomb disposal team works with members of the police in the Moss Side area of Manchester, England, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British police say they are evacuating residents around a house being searched in connection with the Manchester concert bombing. Police are searching a number of properties and have 11 suspects in custody […]
BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed
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BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed

Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London”s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP) […]
Virginia police special agent fatally shot; suspect arrested
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Virginia police special agent fatally shot; suspect arrested

This image provided by the Virginia State Police shows law enforcement investigating the scene of a shooting early Saturday, May 27, 2017 in Richmond, Va. Special Agent Michael T. Walter, a Virginia State Police special agent died Saturday after being shot by a man sitting in a car in Richmond, police said. The shooting suspect […]
Police: Suspect in Portland stabbings ranted about Muslims
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Police: Suspect in Portland stabbings ranted about Muslims

This booking photo provided by Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office shows Jeremy Joseph Christian. Authorities on Saturday, May 27, 2017 identified Christian as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Oregon. (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office via AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man who police say fatally stabbed […]
Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack
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Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack

A man covers the blood stains of victims on the road leads to St. Samuel, the Confessor monastery in Maghagha, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) south of Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Masked gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least 28 people, and […]
Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate
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Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

Front row from left to right: Nigeria’s Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, Guinea’s President and African Union President Alpha Conde’, U.S. President Donald Trump, Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron, Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou and Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi pose for a family photo with other G7 leaders and Outreach […]
Computer outage grounds hundreds of BA flights in London
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Computer outage grounds hundreds of BA flights in London

Passengers stand at the British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London”s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP) […]
Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown
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Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown

Police put on bulletproof vests before leaving a police station to patrol the streets of Medellin, Colombia, Friday, May 26, 2017. In response to Colombia’s largest illegal organization, the Gulf Clan, offering money for people to kill police, the military is sending troops to accompany police and officers are being encouraged to arrive to work […]
Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018
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Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018

In this May 23, 2017 photo, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, new propellers wait to be installed as part of the restoration of the World War II B-17 bomber known as the Memphis Belle near Dayton, Ohio. The restored plane will go on public display at the museum spring 2018. (AP […]
Police identify suspect in double killing on Oregon train
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Police identify suspect in double killing on Oregon train

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities on Saturday identified a 35-year-old Portland man as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Oregon. Jeremy Joseph Christian is being held in the Multnomah County Jail on suspicion of aggravated murder and attempted murder. Police say two people died Friday and […]
Kansas legislators to reopen debate over guns at hospitals
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Kansas legislators to reopen debate over guns at hospitals

Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle, left, R-Wichita, confers with Sens. Julia Lynn, center, R-Olathe, and Ty Masterson, right, R-Andover, during a debate over a bill on banning concealed guns in hospitals, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. The Senate has returned the bill to committee for more work with current state […]
Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace
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Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace

A woman holds banner as people gather across the Ledras main crossing point inside the U.N buffer zone, to call to the rival leaders of the two communities to “Unite Cyprus Now” in divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, May 27, 2017. United Nations envoy called off meditation efforts with the island’s Greek Cypriot President Nicos […]
Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack
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Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack

A man covers the blood stains of victims on the road leads to St. Samuel, the Confessor monastery in Maghagha, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) south of Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Masked gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least 28 people, and […]
Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times
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Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

Pope Francis is greeted by faithful as he meets with bishops, priests and nuns at the Cathedral of San Lorenzo during his one day visit to Genoa, northern Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP) GENOA, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis prayed Saturday for the Coptic Christians killed a day earlier in […]
UK lowers terror threat level to ‘severe’ as more arrested
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UK lowers terror threat level to ‘severe’ as more arrested

An army bomb disposal team works with members of the police in the Moss Side area of Manchester, England, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British police say they are evacuating residents around a house being searched in connection with the Manchester concert bombing. Police are searching a number of properties and have 11 suspects in custody […]
Global computer outage grounds BA Heathrow, Gatwick flights
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Global computer outage grounds BA Heathrow, Gatwick flights

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, British Airways planes are parked at Heathrow Airport during a 48hr cabin crew strike in London. Air travelers faced delays Saturday, May 27, 2017 because of a worldwide computer systems failure at British Airways, the airline said. BA apologized in a statement for what it […]
In opioid crisis, a new risk for police: accidental overdose
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In opioid crisis, a new risk for police: accidental overdose

BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — As Cpl. Kevin Phillips pulled up to investigate a suspected opioid overdose, paramedics were already at the Maryland home giving a man a life-saving dose of the overdose reversal drug Narcan. Drugs were easy to find: a package of heroin on the railing leading to a basement; another batch on […]
Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Virginia special agent
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Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Virginia special agent

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A suspect has been taken into custody following an overnight manhunt in the fatal shooting of a Virginia State Police special agent, authorities said Saturday. Virginia State Police said in an emailed statement that Travis A. Ball of Richmond is being held without bond on charges that include malicious wounding and […]
Pilot’s remains back on US soil from Vietnam after  52 years
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Pilot’s remains back on US soil from Vietnam after 52 years

Deborah Crosby, right, walks away from her father’s casket after its arrival to the airport Friday, May 26, 2017, in San Diego. Her brothers, Douglas Crosby, left, John Crosby, second from left, and Steven Crosby look on. After spending more than half a century on getting her father’s remains recovered from Vietnam after his Navy […]
Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29
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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

A man covers the blood stains of victims on the road leads to St. Samuel, the Confessor monastery in Maghagha, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) south of Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Masked gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least 28 people, and […]
UK lowers terror threat level to ‘severe’ as more arrested
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UK lowers terror threat level to ‘severe’ as more arrested

An army bomb disposal team works with members of the police in the Moss Side area of Manchester, England, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British police say they are evacuating residents around a house being searched in connection with the Manchester concert bombing. Police are searching a number of properties and have 11 suspects in custody […]
G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer
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G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer

US President Donald Trump shares a word with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, as Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi listens, at a G7 Summit expanded session, in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. A source at the Group of Seven summit says the seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal to […]
The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack
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The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack

Relatives of Coptic Christians who were killed during a bus attack, surround their coffins, during their funeral service, at Abu Garnous Cathedral in Minya, Egypt, Friday, May 26, 2017. Egyptian security and medical officials say the death toll in the shooting by masked gunmen of a bus carrying Christians, many of them children, on their […]
The Latest: British Airways cancels most flights from London
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The Latest: British Airways cancels most flights from London

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, British Airways planes are parked at Heathrow Airport during a 48hr cabin crew strike in London. Air travelers faced delays Saturday, May 27, 2017 because of a worldwide computer systems failure at British Airways, the airline said. BA apologized in a statement for what it […]
Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike
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Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike

A protester uses a sling shot to throw back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli solders securing the border during clashes on the Israeli border eastern Gaza City, Friday, May 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Adel Hana) JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on Saturday after reaching a compromise with […]
Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS
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Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

FILE – In this May 15, 2017, file photo, an Iraqi boy carries heavy belongings through the rubble as he flees fighting between Iraqi special forces and Islamic State militants, in western Mosul, Iraq. An Iraqi official said a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander was killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State […]
Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel is killed
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Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel is killed

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after government forces killed a prominent rebel commander and his associate in a gunbattle in the disputed region. Rebel leader Sabzar Ahmed Bhat and a fellow militant were killed after troops cordoned off the southern Tral area overnight following a […]
Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike
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Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike

A protester uses a sling shot to throw back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli solders securing the border during clashes on the Israeli border eastern Gaza City, Friday, May 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Adel Hana) JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on Saturday after reaching a compromise with […]
Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel is killed
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Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel is killed

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after government forces in a gunbattle killed a prominent rebel commander and his associate in the disputed region. Rebel leader Sabzar Ahmed Bhat and a fellow militant were killed after troops cordoned off the Tral area overnight following a tip […]
Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29
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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities say the death toll in the ambush attack on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery south of Cairo has risen to 29. The Egyptian Cabinet said in a news release that 13 victims of Friday’s attack remain hospitalized in Cairo and the southern city of Minya where the attack […]
The Latest: Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS
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The Latest: Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local): 11:20 a.m. An Iraqi official says a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander has been killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul. The Iraqi official says Gen. Shaaban Nasiiri was an adviser to Qassem Soleimani, the head […]
Trump’s budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling
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Trump’s budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Donald Trump’s plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling. The effort is the latest chapter in a long-running political fight between two camps: environmentalists, who revere the plain as a maternity ward […]
Israel: Mass  hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners ends
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Israel: Mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners ends

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on Saturday after reaching a compromise for better conditions, Israel’s prison service said. Prison service spokeswoman Nicole Englander said the inmates declared an end to the strike Saturday morning. She said it came after Israel reached a compromise with the Palestinian Authority and […]
Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags
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Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

A police officer holds a poster of wanted Filipino Muslim militants known as “Maute ” group at a checkpoint set up at the entrance to Iligan city Saturday, May 27, 2017 in southern Philippines. Iligan city is one of the safe havens for the tens of thousands of Marawi residents who have fled their city […]
Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies
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Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

FILE – In this July 9, 2014 file photo, former National Security Adviser Zbigniew K. Brzezinski testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing to examine Russia and developments in Ukraine. Brzezinski, the national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, has died at age 89. His death was announced on […]
Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train
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Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train

Police investigate a deadly stabbing on a Metropolitan Area Express train in northeast Portland, Ore., Friday, May 26, 2017. Police in Oregon say several people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young Muslim women. (Jim Ryan/The Oregonian via AP) PORTLAND, […]
Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s
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Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s

This photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Genene Jones. Authorities said Friday, May 26, 2017, that Jones, a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1984 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the 1981 death of an infant is suspected of killing as many as 60 […]
If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he’s ready
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If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he’s ready

Jared Kushner, senior advisor of President Donald Trump, shakes hands with Pope Francis, at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won’t have to track down the president’s son-in-law. Amid reports the FBI is […]
Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo
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Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

FILE – In this Oct. 26, 2004, file photo, Lee Boyd Malvo enters a courtroom in the Spotsylvania, Va., Circuit Court. A federal judge has tossed out two life sentences for D.C. sniper shooter Lee Boyd Malvo and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings. In a ruling issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Raymond […]
Alaska Natives honored for protecting territory during WWII
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Alaska Natives honored for protecting territory during WWII

Cultural dancers perform at the Alaska Native Heritage Center, where Army honorary discharge papers were awarded to relatives of members of the Alaska Territorial Guard, a largely Native citizen militia that served to protect the U.S. territory from the threat of Japanese invasion during World War II, in Anchorage, Alaska, Friday, May 26, 2017. Relatives […]
Next for Montana’s new congressman: Day in court, then DC
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Next for Montana’s new congressman: Day in court, then DC

Republican Greg Gianforte addresses supporters at a hotel ballroom after winning Montana’s sole congressional seat, in Bozeman, Mont., Thursday, May 25, 2017. In his speech, Gianforte apologized for a altercation at his campaign headquarters with a reporter on the eve of the special election. The altercation led to a misdemeanor assault citation. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina […]
Bullet tests clear Detroit man in prison since 1992
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Bullet tests clear Detroit man in prison since 1992

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections shows Desmond Ricks. A judge on Friday, May 26, 2017, threw out the second-degree murder conviction of Ricks, who accused police of framing him with phony evidence and his mother’s gun more than two decades ago. Tests show one of the two […]
Iraqis demand ‘justice’ after US probe into Mosul strike
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Iraqis demand ‘justice’ after US probe into Mosul strike

A child plays among the ruins of a house in western Mosul on Friday, May 26, 2017, destroyed in a March 17 coalition airstrike that killed more than 100 people. A coalition investigation released on Thursday asserted that the strike had targeted two Islamic State snipers and the destruction had been caused by a large […]
Clinton calls Trump’s budget a mean-spirited ‘con’
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Clinton calls Trump’s budget a mean-spirited ‘con’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers the commencement address at Wellesley College, Friday, May 26, 2017 in Wellesley, Mass. Clinton graduated from the school in 1969. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds) WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) — Hillary Clinton peppered her Wellesley College commencement address Friday with barbs aimed at her rival in last year’s presidential election, criticizing […]
GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic
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GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic

Greg Gianforte celebrates his win over Rob Quist for the open congressional seat at the Hilton Garden Inn, Thursday night, May 25, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. The Republican multimillionaire Gianforte won Montana’s only U.S. House seat on Thursday despite being charged a day earlier with assault after witnesses said he grabbed a reporter by the […]
Israel’s Ramadan goodwill comes amid tension over Gaza power
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Israel’s Ramadan goodwill comes amid tension over Gaza power

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has announced a series of goodwill gestures for Palestinians ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan a day after it warned Gaza’s already meager electricity supply could be further reduced following a spat between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules the territory. Maj. Gen. […]
The Latest: Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert
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The Latest: Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert

Police patrol past a pink ribbon tribute in central Manchester, England Friday May 26 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in England (all times local): 7:15 […]
Trump views on climate ‘evolving’ amid push from Europeans
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Trump views on climate ‘evolving’ amid push from Europeans

U.S. President Donald Trump, right, speaks to other G7 Leaders including British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, and French President Emmanuel Macron, third from left, in Taormina, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. Leaders of the G7 meet Friday and Saturday, including newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France and Theresa May of Britain in an effort to […]
New ‘Blue Lives Matter’ laws raise concerns among activists
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New ‘Blue Lives Matter’ laws raise concerns among activists

FILE – In this July 12 2016 file photo, a member of the Dallas Police Choir passes the portraits of five fallen officers prior to a memorial service at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas. More than a dozen states this year have passed “Blue Lives Matter” laws that come down even harder […]
Former Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in ’80s
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Former Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in ’80s

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1984 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the 1981 death of an infant is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children who were in her care around that time. The Bexar (bayr) County district […]
Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans ‘bad’ _ on trade
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Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans ‘bad’ _ on trade

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump pose for a family photo with G7 leaders at the Ancient Greek Theater of Taormina, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Taormina, Italy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — President Donald Trump has said Germans are “bad” for having a large trade surplus with the United States, […]
The Latest: G-7 leaders back stronger fight against terror
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The Latest: G-7 leaders back stronger fight against terror

German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with President Donald Trump during a family photo with G7 leaders at the Ancient Greek Theater of Taormina, during the G7 Summit, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Taormina, Italy. From left, European Council President Donald Tusk, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Merkel, and Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) […]
US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind
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US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

FILE – In this May 21, 2107 file photo people watch a TV news program showing a file image of a missile launch conducted by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. With North Korea’s nuclear missile threat in mind, the Pentagon is planning a missile defense test next week that […]
Chicago inmates can order fancy Italian pizza made in jail
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Chicago inmates can order fancy Italian pizza made in jail

In this May 23, 2017 photo, inmate Jonathan Scott, right, works in the kitchen at the Cook County Jail in Chicago. Inmates in the jail’s medium-security Division 11 are now allowed to order pizzas made by inmates like Scott, who is participating in the jail’s “Recipe for Change” program while he waits for trial after […]
Man charged with killing 7 in South Carolina heads to court
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Man charged with killing 7 in South Carolina heads to court

FILE – This photo made available by the Spartanburg, S.C., County Sheriff’s Office shows Todd Kohlhepp of Moore, S.C. Kohlhepp appears in court on Friday, May, 26, 2017. (Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office via AP, File) SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who admitted killing seven people over nearly 13 years while running a […]
Europeans making sales pitch to Trump on climate accord
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Europeans making sales pitch to Trump on climate accord

U.S. President Donald Trump, right, speaks to other G7 Leaders including British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, and French President Emmanuel Macron, third from left, in Taormina, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. Leaders of the G7 meet Friday and Saturday, including newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France and Theresa May of Britain in an effort to […]
The Latest: G-7 spouses get tours of Mount Etna, monastery
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The Latest: G-7 spouses get tours of Mount Etna, monastery

Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron arrives at San Domenico Palace Hotel, the venue of the annual G7 summit, in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. The G7 Summit will be held from May 26 to 27, 2017. (Ciro Fusco/ANSA via AP) TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on […]
Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans “bad” _ on trade
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Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans “bad” _ on trade

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump pose for a family photo with G7 leaders at the Ancient Greek Theater of Taormina, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Taormina, Italy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — President Donald Trump has said Germans are “bad” for having a large trade surplus with the United States, […]
Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 28
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Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 28

This image released by the Minya governorate media office shows bodies of victims killed when gunmen stormed a bus in Minya, Egypt, Friday, May 26, 2017. Egyptian officials say dozens of people were killed and wounded in an attack by masked militants on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, including children, south of Cairo. (Minya Governorate […]
Kennedys discuss JFK’s legacy 100 years after his birth
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Kennedys discuss JFK’s legacy 100 years after his birth

FILE – In this April 20, 2017 file photo, Maria Shriver, niece of former President John F. Kennedy and former first lady of California, speaks during the John F. Kennedy Centennial Symposium at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Mass. John F. Kennedy didn’t make it even halfway to 100 – a milestone he […]
Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26
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Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26

Map locates Minya, Egypt; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm; CAIRO (AP) — Masked militants riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a bus packed with Coptic Christians, including many children, south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 26 and wounding 25, the Interior Ministry said. No group immediately claimed […]
The Latest: Germany not a fan of US bilateral deals idea
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The Latest: Germany not a fan of US bilateral deals idea

US President Donald Trump arrives for a welcome ceremony for the G7 summit in the Ancient Theatre of Taormina (3rd century BC) in the Sicilian citadel of Taormina, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. On Friday and Saturday, for the first time all seven are around the same table, including also newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France, […]
The Latest: Duterte tells troops ‘you can arrest any person’
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The Latest: Duterte tells troops ‘you can arrest any person’

Residents fleeing the besieged city of Marawi are questioned at a checkpoint by government soldiers, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Bal-oi township, southern Philippines. Philippine army generals say dozens of Islamic State group-linked extremists have been killed in two days of fighting in a southern city that has been under siege since one of Asia’s […]
US-led coalition airstrikes in eastern Syrian town kill 35
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US-led coalition airstrikes in eastern Syrian town kill 35

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Syrian state media and an opposition monitoring group are reporting that airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition in an eastern town held by the Islamic State group have killed at least 35 people. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 26 people were killed when a four-story building was destroyed in […]
Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city
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Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

Residents fleeing the besieged city of Marawi are questioned at a checkpoint by government soldiers, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Bal-oi township, southern Philippines. Philippine army generals say dozens of Islamic State group-linked extremists have been killed in two days of fighting in a southern city that has been under siege since one of Asia’s […]
UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation
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UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

People hold a minute of silence in a square in central Manchester, England, Thursday, May 25, 2017, for the victims of the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left more than 20 people dead and many more injured, as it ended on Monday night at the Manchester Arena. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP) MANCHESTER, […]
Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate
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Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

Activists wearing the masks of the seven leaders of G7, from left, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni, British Prime Minister Theresa May, U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, sit at a table eating mock pasta during an initiative by […]
Was Montana’s wild House race a Trump test? Not so much
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Was Montana’s wild House race a Trump test? Not so much

Greg Gianforte, right, and wife Susan, center, celebrate his win over Rob Quist for the open congressional seat at the Hilton Garden Inn Thursday night, May 25, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, defeated Democrat Quist to continue the GOP’s two-decade stronghold on the congressional seat. (Rachel Leathe/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP) BOZEMAN, […]
Daughter to bury father missing for 50 years in Vietnam
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Daughter to bury father missing for 50 years in Vietnam

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Navy shows Lt. Commander Frederick P. Crosby in his official Navy portrait. Daughter Deborah Crosby has worked for more than half a century on getting her father’s remains recovered from Vietnam after his Navy plane was shot down there in 1965. She is finally going to get to […]
Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city
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Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

Government troops head for a continuing military operation against Muslim militants who lay siege in Marawi city Friday, May 26, 2017 at Bal-oi township, Lanao del Norte province in southern Philippines. Philippine army generals say dozens of Islamic State group-linked extremists have been killed in two days of fighting in a southern city that has […]
Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate
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Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

Activists wearing the masks of the seven leaders of G7, from left, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni, British Prime Minister Theresa May, U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, sit at a table eating mock pasta during an initiative by […]
Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning US House race
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Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning US House race

Republican Greg Gianforte addresses supporters at a hotel ballroom after winning Montana’s sole congressional seat, in Bozeman, Mont., Thursday, May 25, 2017. In his speech, Gianforte apologized for a altercation at his campaign headquarters with a reporter on the eve of the special election. The altercation led to a misdemeanor assault citation. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina […]
Filipino troops, gunships fight militants in southern city
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Filipino troops, gunships fight militants in southern city

Government troops head for a continuing military operation against Muslim militants who lay siege in Marawi city Friday, May 26, 2017 at Bal-oi township, Lanao del Norte province in southern Philippines. Philippine army generals say dozens of Islamic State group-linked extremists have been killed in two days of fighting in a southern city that has […]
AP Investigation: 5 things to know about UN sex abuse
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AP Investigation: 5 things to know about UN sex abuse

In this Sept. 12, 2016 photo, retired Sri Lanka Army Gen. Jagath Dias speaks during an interview in Colombo, Sri Lanka. In 2013, Sri Lanka sent Dias, a top military general, to investigate the alleged rape of a Haitian teenager. Dias, who has been dogged by war crimes allegations himself, never talked to the alleged […]
US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea
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US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

In this Wednesday, May 3, 2017 photo, a North Korean soldier looks through a pair of binoculars as he stands at a guard tower on the border near Chongsu in North Korea’s North Pyongan Province, as seen from across the border in Dandong in northeastern China’s Liaoning Province. The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia […]
Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural
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Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic, center right, after appearing to be pushed by Donald Trump, center, during a NATO summit of heads of state and government in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017. US President Donald Trump inaugurated the new headquarters during a ceremony on Thursday with other heads of state and government. (AP Photo/Matt […]
Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of ‘purpose’
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Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of ‘purpose’

Facebook CEO and Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg delivers the commencement address at Harvard University commencement exercises, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Cambridge, Mass., (AP Photo/Steven Senne) NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it’s up to them to bring purpose to the […]
Montana election pits behavior against partisan loyalties
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Montana election pits behavior against partisan loyalties

Republican candidate for Montana’s only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte “body-slammed” him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP) BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A last-minute melee that led to […]
Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural
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Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic, center right, after appearing to be pushed by Donald Trump, center, during a NATO summit of heads of state and government in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017. US President Donald Trump inaugurated the new headquarters during a ceremony on Thursday with other heads of state and government. (AP Photo/Matt […]
California guards, inmates recovering after rare mass attack
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California guards, inmates recovering after rare mass attack

FILE – In this Aug. 17, 2011 file photo, correctional officers keep watch on inmates in the recreation yard at Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City, Calif. Officials say several California prison guards and inmates were taken to hospitals after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control Wednesday, May 24, 2017. […]
San Diego schools sued over anti-Islamophobia campaign
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San Diego schools sued over anti-Islamophobia campaign

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Six parents have sued the San Diego school district, alleging that its anti-Islamophobia campaign favors Islam over other religions and grants special protections to Muslim students. Charles LiMandri, an attorney for the parents, called the campaign a “politically correct solution to a problem that does not exist.” The plan drew little […]
UK bomber said to have pleaded ‘Forgive me’ before blast
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UK bomber said to have pleaded ‘Forgive me’ before blast

People observe a minutes silence in Westminster in London, Thursday, May 25, 2017, after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left more than 20 people dead and many more injured, as it ended on Monday night at the Manchester Arena. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The suspect in the deadly […]
The Latest: Britain resumes sharing bombing intel with US
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The Latest: Britain resumes sharing bombing intel with US

Armed British Transport Police Specialist Operations officers on board a train to Birmingham New Street at Euston station in London as armed police officers are patrolling on board trains nationwide for the first time Thursday May 25, 2017. British Transport Police announced the measure in a bid to “disrupt and deter criminal activity” on the […]
Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?
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Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

Undated handout photo from an unnamed source made available on Wednesday May 24, 2017 of Salman Abedi. British authorities identified Salman Abedi as the bomber who was responsible for Monday’s explosion in Manchester which killed more than 20 people. (AP) LONDON (AP) — He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer — […]
Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural
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Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic, center right, after appearing to be pushed by Donald Trump, center, during a NATO summit of heads of state and government in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017. US President Donald Trump inaugurated the new headquarters during a ceremony on Thursday with other heads of state and government. (AP Photo/Matt […]
Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities
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Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities

HOUSTON (AP) — Everything is bigger in Texas, including population booms. Figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau show that four of the five fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. during the 12 months leading up to last July 1 were in Texas, including some in its sprawling suburban areas. Conroe, a Houston suburb, […]
GOP House hopeful keeps low profile after assault charge
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GOP House hopeful keeps low profile after assault charge

Republican candidate for Montana’s only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte “body-slammed” him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP) BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Republican congressional candidate in Montana […]
Tribes bash proposed Trump budget cuts to Native Americans
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Tribes bash proposed Trump budget cuts to Native Americans

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dozens of Native American tribes in six Western states are bashing President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts to American Indian programs. Tribal leaders in Oregon, Washington state and Idaho speaking on behalf of the group said Thursday the proposed budget guts spending on Native American education, health care and environmental initiatives. […]
The Latest: Relative says UK bomber called Britons infidels
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The Latest: Relative says UK bomber called Britons infidels

A member of the public reacts at St Ann’s Square in central Manchester, England Thursday May 25 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena, Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing […]
Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?
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Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

Undated handout photo from an unnamed source made available on Wednesday May 24, 2017 of Salman Abedi. British authorities identified Salman Abedi as the bomber who was responsible for Monday’s explosion in Manchester which killed more than 20 people. (AP) LONDON (AP) — He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer — […]
Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter’s poles
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Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter’s poles

This image made available by NASA on Thursday, May 25, 2017, and made from data captured by the Juno spacecraft shows Jupiter’s south pole. The oval features are cyclones, up to 600 miles (1,000 kilometers) in diameter. The cyclones are separate from Jupiter’s trademark Great Red Spot, a raging hurricane-like storm south of the equator. […]
Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban
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Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony to unveil artifacts from the World Trade Center and Berlin Wall for the new NATO headquarters, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Brussels. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court dealt another blow to President Donald Trump’s revised travel […]
AP Analysis: Rouhani’s hardest challenge may be Iran’s hopes
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AP Analysis: Rouhani’s hardest challenge may be Iran’s hopes

In this picture taken on Sunday, May 14, 2017, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, left, sits during a presidential election campaign as he is accompanied by his Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in the city of Isfahan, Iran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi) TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — For Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, winning re-election may have been the […]
The Latest: May vents leak concerns to Trump at NATO summit
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The Latest: May vents leak concerns to Trump at NATO summit

A member of the public reacts at St Ann’s Square in central Manchester, England Thursday May 25 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena, Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing […]
NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending
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NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony to unveil artifacts from the World Trade Center and Berlin Wall for the new NATO headquarters, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Brussels. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) BRUSSELS (AP) — Meeting fellow NATO leaders for the first time, President Donald Trump aggressively challenged […]
UK police find ‘significant’ evidence; May slams US on leaks
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UK police find ‘significant’ evidence; May slams US on leaks

People observe a minutes silence in Westminster in London, Thursday, May 25, 2017, after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left more than 20 people dead and many more injured, as it ended on Monday night at the Manchester Arena. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Britons faced stepped-up security, authorities […]
Letter bomb wounds Greek ex-prime minister in Athens
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Letter bomb wounds Greek ex-prime minister in Athens

Greek police experts search for evidence at the scene of an explosion site in Athens, on Thursday, May 25, 2017. A bomb exploded inside the car of former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos in central Athens on Thursday, wounding him and two Bank of Greece employees, officials said. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — […]
Wild horses could be sold for slaughter in Trump budget plan
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Wild horses could be sold for slaughter in Trump budget plan

FILE – In this July 13, 2008 file photo a livestock helicopter pilot rounds up wild horses from the Fox & Lake Herd Management Area from the range in Washoe County, Nev., near the town on Empire, Nev. Wild horse advocates say President Trump’s new budget proposal would undermine protection of an icon of the […]
21 indicted in Thailand-to-US sex-trafficking ring
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21 indicted in Thailand-to-US sex-trafficking ring

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be “modern day sex slaves,” according to an indictment that charges 21 people in what authorities called a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that used an elaborate money laundering scheme to conceal millions of dollars in earnings. The indictment, unsealed Thursday, […]
GOP House hopeful Greg Gianforte charged with assault
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GOP House hopeful Greg Gianforte charged with assault

Republican candidate for Montana’s only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte “body-slammed” him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP) BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is calling […]
The Latest: Armed officers deployed to trains across UK
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The Latest: Armed officers deployed to trains across UK

A police officer patrol as people queue to place flowers at St Ann’s square in central Manchester, England Thursday May 25 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the venue late Monday evening. Britons will find armed troops at vital locations Wednesday after the official threat […]
UK police find ‘significant’ evidence; May slams US on leaks
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UK police find ‘significant’ evidence; May slams US on leaks

People observe a minutes silence in Westminster in London, Thursday, May 25, 2017, after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left more than 20 people dead and many more injured, as it ended on Monday night at the Manchester Arena. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester and […]
Iraqi forces release videos countering claims of abuse
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Iraqi forces release videos countering claims of abuse

BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi Interior Ministry unit accused of abusing civilian detainees while fighting the Islamic State group in Mosul has released videos it says refutes the allegations reported by Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine. The spokesman for the unit said Thursday that the videos released late Wednesday — in which an Emergency Response Division […]
Official: At least 13 soldiers killed in south Afghanistan
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Official: At least 13 soldiers killed in south Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 13 soldiers were killed and eight others wounded in fighting with Taliban insurgents at several security checkpoints in southern Afghanistan, a government official said Thursday. Daulat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Defense, said the fighting took place overnight in southern Kandahar province when Taliban fighters stormed the […]
Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets
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Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets

People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions will be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is asking regulators for a 23 percent price hike next year because it doesn’t […]
Manchester police find valuable items; stop sharing with US
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Manchester police find valuable items; stop sharing with US

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, right, speaks to Amy Barlow, 12, from Rawtenstall, Lancashire, left, and her mother, Kathy, as she visits the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital in Manchester England, to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them Thursday May 25, 2017. […]
The Latest: Obama, Merkel condemn Manchester attack in video
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The Latest: Obama, Merkel condemn Manchester attack in video

A police officer patrol as people queue to place flowers at St Ann’s square in central Manchester, England Thursday May 25 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the venue late Monday evening. Britons will find armed troops at vital locations Wednesday after the official threat […]
Gaza’s Hamas rulers put to death 3 accused of killing member
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Gaza’s Hamas rulers put to death 3 accused of killing member

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas says it has put to death three men accused of killing a senior member of the militant Islamic group that rules Gaza in March. Hamas’ Interior Ministry said Thursday two men were hanged and one was killed by firing squad Thursday. The death of Mazen Faqha, a shadowy […]
GOP candidate for US House charged with assaulting reporter
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GOP candidate for US House charged with assaulting reporter

Republican candidate for Montana’s only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte “body-slammed” him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP) BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Republican candidate in the nationally-watched […]
GOP candidate in US House race Thursday charged with assault
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GOP candidate in US House race Thursday charged with assault

Republican candidate for Montana’s only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte “body-slammed” him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP) BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Republican candidate in the nationally-watched […]
Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack
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Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack

Religious leaders speak to crowds during a vigil at St Ann’s square in central Manchester, England Wednesday May 24 2017. Police confirmed that more than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the venue late Monday evening. Britons will find armed troops at vital locations Wednesday after the official […]
The Latest: Queen meets victims, calls UK bombing ‘wicked’
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The Latest: Queen meets victims, calls UK bombing ‘wicked’

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, right, speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, and her father Craig, as she visits the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital in Manchester England, to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them Thursday May 25, 2017. (Peter Byrne/Pool […]
The Latest: Canadian leader stresses intelligence-sharing
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The Latest: Canadian leader stresses intelligence-sharing

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gives a speech at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Thursday May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit in Brussels (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it’s important for NATO and partners to share information, as a row […]
Police chief: Manchester searches turn up valuable info
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Police chief: Manchester searches turn up valuable info

An armed soldier and policeman stand guard at Parliament, in London, Thursday, May 25, 2017. Armed troops are guarding vital locations in the country after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed more than 20 in Manchester. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches […]
GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs
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GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

Congress' official budget analyst is projecting that the House Republican health care bill would produce 23 million more uninsured people and costly, perhaps unaffordable coverage for the seriously ill. Now Republicans in the Senate have to decide how to make their version different.
The Latest: Journalist says Gianforte’s account incorrect
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The Latest: Journalist says Gianforte’s account incorrect

FILE – In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Greg Gianforte, right, receives congratulations from a supporter in Helena, Mont. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, May 25, 2017, to decide a nationally watched congressional election amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump’s agenda and his handling of the country’s affairs. (AP […]
NATO chief says allies to join anti-IS coalition
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NATO chief says allies to join anti-IS coalition

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. NATO will host a Heads of State summit in Brussels on Thursday. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s chief affirmed Thursday that the alliance will join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group […]
2 more arrested in Manchester; UK blasts US on leaks
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2 more arrested in Manchester; UK blasts US on leaks

British police arrested two more people and searched a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, as British authorities complained bitterly Thursday about investigation leaks by U.S. officials.
Soldiers launch attacks in besieged Philippine city
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Soldiers launch attacks in besieged Philippine city

Residents flee three days after Muslim militants lay siege in Marawi city in southern Philippines Thursday, May 25, 2017. Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into the southern Philippine city Thursday as gunfire and explosions rang out after militants linked to the Islamic State group torched buildings, seized more than a dozen Catholic hostages and […]
The Latest: PM May: Britain’s threat level remains critical
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The Latest: PM May: Britain’s threat level remains critical

Police activity at an address in Elsmore Road, in connection with the concert blast at the Manchester Arena, in Manchester, England, Wednesday May 24, 2017. British police say officers investigating the Manchester Arena concert blast have arrested a fifth suspect, and are assessing a package the suspect was carrying. Greater Manchester Police said the suspect […]
Wisconsin seeks to be first to drug test Medicaid applicants
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Wisconsin seeks to be first to drug test Medicaid applicants

FILE – In a March 8, 2017 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wis. The Legislature’s budget committee is slated to consider whether to cut University of Wisconsin System tuition and tie campuses’ state aid to new performance standards. Walker’s two-year budget calls for keeping tuition frozen and […]
From Trump to Oprah, speakers offer parting advice to grads
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From Trump to Oprah, speakers offer parting advice to grads

FILE – In thisMay 12, 2017 file photo, actor Will Ferrell gestures as he speaks at the University of Southern California’s Class of 2017 commencement ceremony in Los Angeles. Oprah Winfrey told students to live with purpose. President Donald Trump said to ignore the naysayers. Will Ferrell sang some Whitney Houston. Those are a few […]
Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city
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Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city

Residents flee three days after Muslim militants lay siege in Marawi city in southern Philippines Thursday, May 25, 2017. Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into the southern Philippine city Thursday as gunfire and explosions rang out after militants linked to the Islamic State group torched buildings, seized more than a dozen Catholic hostages and […]
The Latest: Philippines using helicopters to clear militants
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The Latest: Philippines using helicopters to clear militants

A helicopter hovers over the site as government troops continue to battle Muslim militants, three days after laying siege in Marawi city in southern Philippines Thursday, May 25, 2017. Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into a southern Philippine city Thursday as gunfire and explosions rang out after militants linked to the Islamic State group […]
Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared
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Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared

Police activity at an address in Elsmore Road, in connection with the concert blast at the Manchester Arena, in Manchester, England, Wednesday May 24, 2017. British police say officers investigating the Manchester Arena concert blast have arrested a fifth suspect, and are assessing a package the suspect was carrying. Greater Manchester Police said the suspect […]
Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace
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Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace

President Donald Trump and his wife Melania looks at Michelangelo’s Pieta’, during their visit to St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP) VATICAN CITY (AP) — Handshakes, gifts, friendly small talk and big hopes for peace. Setting aside past differences and rude comments aside, President Donald Trump […]
Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city
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Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city

Residents flee three days after Muslim militants lay siege in Marawi city in southern Philippines Thursday, May 25, 2017. Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into the southern Philippine city Thursday as gunfire and explosions rang out after militants linked to the Islamic State group torched buildings, seized more than a dozen Catholic hostages and […]
Police make 2 more arrests over Manchester bombing
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Police make 2 more arrests over Manchester bombing

Police activity at an address in Elsmore Road, in connection with the concert blast at the Manchester Arena, in Manchester, England, Wednesday May 24, 2017. British police say officers investigating the Manchester Arena concert blast have arrested a fifth suspect, and are assessing a package the suspect was carrying. Greater Manchester Police said the suspect […]
The Latest: GOP hopeful charged with misdemeanor assault
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The Latest: GOP hopeful charged with misdemeanor assault

Republican candidate for Montana’s only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte “body-slammed” him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP) BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on assault allegations against […]
GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter
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GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter

The Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat was charged with misdemeanor assault Wednesday night after witnesses told police Greg Gianforte grabbed a reporter by the neck and slammed him to the ground the night before polls close in the nationally-watched election.
Fastest growing US cities are in South; 4 of top 5 in Texas
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Fastest growing US cities are in South; 4 of top 5 in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Conroe, Texas, a northern Houston suburb, was the fastest-growing of the 15, […]
Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks
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Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

Bill Cosby speaks to the media as he and his attorney leave Allegheny County Courthouse after the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault trial in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (Nate Smallwood/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP, Pool) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After two years of silence amid an onslaught of sexual assault allegations, […]
The Latest: Democrats launch ads on Montana body-slam
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The Latest: Democrats launch ads on Montana body-slam

FILE – In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Greg Gianforte, right, receives congratulations from a supporter in Helena, Mont. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, May 25, 2017, to decide a nationally watched congressional election amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump’s agenda and his handling of the country’s affairs. (AP […]
Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack
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Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack

Religious leaders speak to crowds during a vigil at St Ann’s square in central Manchester, England Wednesday May 24 2017. Police confirmed that more than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the venue late Monday evening. Britons will find armed troops at vital locations Wednesday after the official […]
Troops guard Brazil federal buildings amid political unrest
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Troops guard Brazil federal buildings amid political unrest

Demonstrators torch the Ministry of Agriculture during an anti-government protest in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Brazil’s president ordered federal troops to restore order in the country’s capital following the evacuation of some ministries during clashes between police and protesters who are seeking the leader’s ouster. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Troops […]
The Latest: Professor: Effect of Gianforte scuffle unclear
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The Latest: Professor: Effect of Gianforte scuffle unclear

FILE – In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Greg Gianforte, right, receives congratulations from a supporter in Helena, Mont. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, May 25, 2017, to decide a nationally watched congressional election amid uncertainty in Washington over President Donald Trump’s agenda and his handling of the country’s affairs. (AP […]
Reporter alleges GOP hopeful Greg Gianforte body-slammed him
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Reporter alleges GOP hopeful Greg Gianforte body-slammed him

Republican candidate for Montana’s only U.S. House seat, Greg Gianforte, sits in a vehicle near a Discovery Drive building Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Bozeman, Mont. A reporter said Gianforte “body-slammed” him Wednesday, the day before the special election. (Freddy Monares/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP) HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A reporter said the Republican candidate […]
Hawaii sues Ford, Nissan and Toyota over dangerous air bags
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Hawaii sues Ford, Nissan and Toyota over dangerous air bags

Stephen Levin, executive director of Hawaii’s Office of Consumer Protection, gestures to photos of metal shards released when air bags exploded on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Honolulu. Hawaii is suing auto manufacturers Ford, Nissan and Toyota over air bags that can spew shrapnel when they deploy. The complaint filed Wednesday says the manufacturers knew […]
Embattled Brazilian president orders troops to restore order
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Embattled Brazilian president orders troops to restore order

Demonstrators clash with police during an anti-government protest in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Brazil’s president ordered federal troops to restore order in the country’s capital following the evacuation of some ministries during clashes between police and protesters who are seeking the leader’s ouster. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s president ordered […]
The Latest: Democrats: Greg Gianforte must quit House race
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The Latest: Democrats: Greg Gianforte must quit House race

FILE – In this April 29, 2017, file photo, three candidates, from left, Republican Greg Gianforte, Democrat Rob Quist and Libertarian Mark Wicks vying to fill Montana’s only congressional seat await the start of their only televised debate in Great Falls, Mont. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, May 25, 2017, to decide […]