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Texas school shooting suspect's father thinks he was bullied

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school should be seen as a...

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Groom in arranged marriage at Mall of America dies at 48

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — David Weinlick knew he would get married on June 13, 1998. He just didn't know who his bride would...

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Plea agreement: False confession obstructed justice

A mentally disabled man walked free Tuesday after 20 years in prison for a killing his attorneys say he didn't commit, under a...

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The Latest: Successor to disgraced attorney general chosen

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York state Legislature's selection of an interim attorney general (all times...

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Plea agreement for Ohio man tied to gun that killed police

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A court filing indicates a plea agreement has been reached for a man charged with providing the gun used...

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Police say couple hid dead 5-year-old inside storage unit

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man and his wife never called 911 when his 5-year-old daughter was dying inside a filthy Reno...

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Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declined to say Tuesday whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod...

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Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite an ultra-low 3.9 percent unemployment rate, about one-third of U.S. adults faced financial insecurity...

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California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss...

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The Latest: Agreement: false confession obstructed justice

ANGOLA, La. (AP) — The Latest on plea agreement with man who spent 20 years in prison for a crime his lawyers say he didn't...

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The Latest: USC sued again over doctor accused of misconduct

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former University of Southern California gynecologist accused of sexual harassment (all...

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Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

SEATTLE (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy advocates are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful...

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Nevada sheriff apologizes for leaving gun in casino restroom

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada county sheriff is apologizing for leaving her handgun unattended in a casino restroom last week and...

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The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times...

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The Latest: Florida sheriff: Man barricaded in an apartment

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — 4:15 p.m.A sheriff's spokeswoman in the Florida Panhandle says a suspect identified as Kevin Robert...

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Michigan man gets prison in diseased body parts probe

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan man who supplied cadavers and body parts for medical training was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in...

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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks faded Tuesday afternoon and finished the day mostly lower as industrial companies and retailers fell. Smaller and more...

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US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are working toward an agreement that would ease U.S. sanctions that were imposed...

The OK -- The Food Issue

LifeFeb 4, 2018

Peanut butter. If I have one go-to food, that's it. Crunchy or smooth? Doesn't matter. Jif, Skippy or Peter Pan? Don't care. Love them all. On toast, on a cracker. Plain or with a pickle, like my mom taught me. Even on a hamburger. If you...

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Court tosses case claiming bias against opposite-sex couples

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Court of Appeals on Tuesday dismissed the case of a woman who claimed discrimination because the...

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Stocks sink late as smaller companies and industrials fade

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks faded Tuesday afternoon and finished the day mostly lower as industrial companies and retailers fell....

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Kansas finds violations at water park where boy died in 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A state inspection has found 11 alleged violations of regulations at a Kansas water park where a...

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Venezuelan President Maduro expels top US diplomat, deputy

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro expelled the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy Tuesday for...

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Boys, 13 and 14, arrested on murder charge in Texas shooting

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police say two boys, aged 13 and 14, have been arrested on a capital murder charge in the fatal...

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Drummer accused of stealing from Fats Domino won't be tried

HARVEY, La. (AP) — Prosecutors won't pursue charges against a drummer accused of stealing rare coins and a passport from famed...

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Lawyer in video rant over Spanish speakers apologizes

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer whose rant against Spanish speakers in a New York City eatery went viral posted an apology online on...

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Atlantic City Q1 casino earnings down nearly 12 percent

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's seven casinos all remained profitable during the first quarter of this year, but...

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Message in a bottle washes ashore in Canada 18 years later

GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A message in a bottle that a woman tossed off the coast of Massachusetts has been found nearly two...

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Judge sides with parents, boots adult son from New York home

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — In a real-life case of "Failure to Launch," an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man...

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Firm finds sexual misconduct by ex-prep school teacher

BOSTON (AP) — A prestigious Massachusetts boarding school said an investigation has found a longtime Russian language teacher...

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Attorney: Mexican man wrongly detained at marriage interview

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for a 37-year-old Mexican man who was taken into custody during a mandatory marriage interview at...

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UGI Energy Services Announces New Marcellus Shale Development Project

VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--UGI Energy Services, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of UGI Corporation...

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Cheniere Makes Positive Final Investment Decision on Train 3 at the Corpus Christi Liquefaction Project

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Cheniere Energy, Inc. (“Cheniere”) (NYSE American: LNG) announced today that its Board...

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Senators reach tentative deal on sexual harassment bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders said Tuesday that they have reached tentative agreement on bipartisan sexual harassment...

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The Latest: Science satellites deployed from SpaceX rocket

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the launch of seven satellites from California (all times local):1:06...

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The Latest: Texas governor convenes school safety roundtable

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a high school shooting in Texas (all times local):3:10 p.m.Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks ended lower, giving up early gains

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks turned lower in the late...

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Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers Tuesday over what one of them...

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Woman accuses R. Kelly of sexual battery, giving her herpes

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly sexually abused and demeaned a woman, locked her in rooms and vehicles for punishment and infected her...

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Mother: 15-year-old son killed himself after being bullied

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota mother says her 15-year-old son killed himself after months of being bullied and assaulted, and...

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Palestinians ask ICC to investigate alleged crimes by Israel

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Accusing Israel of systematic crimes, including apartheid in the occupied territories,...

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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:The Norman Transcript. May 20, 2018.Nothing illustrates how...

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Police exchange fire with holed-up suspect in Florida

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Police surrounded an apartment building in northern Florida and exchanged heavy gunfire with a suspect...

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Science and commercial satellites launched from California

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying two U.S.-German science satellites and five...

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Facelift of Seattle's Space Needle nears completion

SEATTLE (AP) — Tourism is booming in Seattle. Just take a look at the Space Needle.The family-owned landmark is set to unveil...

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Trayvon's parents say Weinstein's company owes them $150,000

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin say The Weinstein Company owes them at least $150,000 for...

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Bear researcher in 'dream job' attacked by grizzly

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A government wildlife worker who recently landed her dream job researching grizzly bears in a Montana...

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Zinke stresses need for projects catch-up at national parks

MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reiterated his support for addressing a maintenance backlog at national...

Dozens of schools built safe rooms following Moore tornado

News2 days ago

At least 65 school districts across the state have constructed safe rooms since 2013, according to a survey conducted by The Oklahoman.

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Death of CDC worker who drowned ruled a suicide

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say the death of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in a...

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The Latest: FBI briefing on Russia probe set for Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local):3:40 p.m.The White House...

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'Wake-up call': Vegas casino workers vote on citywide strike

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers packed a university arena in red T-shirts and resort uniforms...

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Washington lobbyists put on notice over foreign agent law

WASHINGTON (AP) — A recent and rare prosecution of a Pakistani man in Maryland under a relatively obscure lobbying law has many...

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Pentagon report: Nukes are central to North Korea strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon report to Congress says North Korea sees nuclear weapons as central to its security, an assessment...

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Detective: Man confessed to making deadly Kansas hoax call

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A California man confessed after his arrest that he made the hoax calls that led a police officer to...

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Watchdog: Stop recording inmate-attorney phone calls

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The sheriff's and district attorney's offices in New Orleans are defending their recording of some...

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Congress nears dismantling of post-crisis bank rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress was taking a final step Tuesday toward dismantling a chunk of the rules framework for banks...

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School shooting not likely to decide Texas runoff races

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A key Texas runoff for a U.S. House seat will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment...

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Bear trashes interior of Connecticut woman's car

CANTON, Conn. (AP) — What might be the world's hairiest vandal has destroyed the interior of a Connecticut woman's car.Linda...

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Snitch: FBI's use of informants as old as the agency itself

WASHINGTON (AP) — Snitches, moles, spies, whistleblowers. Government informants are an age-old investigative tool that's as...

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Police: Milwaukee teen beaten, burned over video game system

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 21-year-old Milwaukee man beat a 15-year-old boy with a hammer, stabbed him in the neck and burned his body...

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Alabama sues over inclusion of migrants in US Census

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, challenging the...

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Smoke forces evacuation of plane at Newark airport

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A smoking engine forced the evacuation of a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport.United Airlines...

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Man sentenced to 25 years for mailing fatal dose of cyanide

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal judge in Maine sentenced a man to 25 years in prison on Tuesday for mailing a fatal dose of...

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Kansas justices express doubt about school funding hike

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A majority of the Kansas Supreme Court expressed skepticism Tuesday that the Legislature and governor...

Business

The Latest: Vegas casino workers vote on whether to strike

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Las Vegas casino workers voting on whether to go on strike (all times local):12 p.m.Thousands of...

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Many gunshots heard in Panama City, Florida; law enforcement agencies surrounding bank and apartment building

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Many gunshots heard in Panama City, Florida; law enforcement agencies surrounding bank and...

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Rules won't let Greitens team question impeachment witnesses

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri House panel considering whether to try to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens for sexual...

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Correction: Grieving Father-Son's Prom story

MERCERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — In a May 21 story about a grieving father taking his late son's girlfriend to the prom, The Associated...

Business

Women look to make mark on male-dominated marijuana industry

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — When Danielle Schumacher attended her first convention of marijuana activists about 15 years ago, she...

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Estranged husband pleads guilty in wife's stabbing death

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former financial services executive has pleaded guilty in the 2016 death of his estranged wife, a...

Business

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top...

Business

Michigan OKs tax incentives for Detroit projects, Amazon

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's economic development board awarded $618 million in tax incentives on Tuesday for a $2.1...

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A look at bill to ease bank rules nearing Congress passage

Key elements of legislation that would ease bank regulation by rolling back parts of the Dodd-Frank law designed to prevent a...

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The Latest: Dallas voter backs Valdez with some 'hesitation'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary runoff elections in Texas (all times local):12:30 p.m.A 58-year-old legal secretary...

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USC president urged to resign over response to complaints

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two-hundred professors have signed a letter demanding that the president of the University of Southern...

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Not guilty plea entered for Tulsa woman in daughter's attack

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge has entered a not guilty plea for a Tulsa woman charged with stabbing her 11-year-old...

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Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — After striking a delicate deal with the United Arab Emirates this month on rules for airline competition, the...

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Sen. Hatch dismisses talk of becoming Australia ambassador

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch's staff says the retiring Republican lawmaker has no plans to become the ambassador...

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Self-styled prophet sentenced in Utah child-rape case

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — A self-styled Utah prophet accused of secretly marrying young girls because of his beliefs in polygamy...

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South Dakota teen guilty in fatal crash to attend graduation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Family and friends of a 15-year-old boy killed in a crash last year in South Dakota are criticizing a...

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Hawaii volcano producing toxic lava haze plume called 'laze'

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island's...

A KC-46A Pegasus is no car. But when it comes to maintenance, it helps to think of it as one.

BusinessMay 13, 2018

The KC-46A Pegasus is about to become part of the U.S. Air Force's fleet, and when it does, Tinker Air Force Base will help it stay in the air.

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Prosecutors seek death penalty in killing of Dallas officer

DALLAS (AP) — A prosecutor says a man accused of killing a Dallas police officer at a Home Depot store and seriously injuring...

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Federal board recommends seatbelts on all new school buses

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal transportation panel is recommending to states that all new large school buses be equipped...

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Oil company: Employees failed to report North Dakota spills

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Former employees of a Denver-based oil company operating in the Bakken oil patch failed to report five...

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Mississippi family's Habitat home robbed day before move-in

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi family's Habitat for Humanity home has been robbed a day before they were set to move...

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Trump suggests summit with NKorea's Kim could be delayed

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un could...

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President Maduro expels top U.S. diplomat from Venezuela, accuses him of conspiring against his government

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Maduro expels top U.S. diplomat from Venezuela, accuses him of conspiring against his...

Health

Lawsuit: Tulsa deputies didn't help man before killing him

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Relatives say Tulsa sheriff's deputies "did nothing" to help a man who was suffering a psychotic episode...

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Lawmakers to pick successor to disgraced attorney general

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Legislature was poised to vote for the temporary successor to fill the attorney...

Business

Sweet for Necco: 3 new bidders emerge in wafer maker's sale

REVERE, Mass. (AP) — Three new bidders have stepped in with offers to buy the bankrupt manufacturer of Necco Wafers,...

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DHS secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday that she was unaware of intelligence assessments...

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Florida man gets life in prison for fatal hate crime attack

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jurors have convicted a Florida man in a hate-crime case of a Guatemalan man who was fatally...

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Branson-owned health company to merge with its rival

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An employee well-being company owned by British billionaire Richard Branson says it will merge with its...

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Florida marks milestone in Everglades python control program

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Florida is marking a milestone in its attempt to control an infestation of Burmese pythons in the...

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Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice' contestant's suit

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice"...

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The Latest: Suspect in Kansas 'swatting' case to stand trial

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the preliminary hearing for a California man accused of making a hoax call that led to...

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Democrats want their US House candidate out over 1973 abuse

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The head of the South Carolina Democratic Party is asking one of its leading U.S. House candidates to...

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Man makes police brutality claims; 2 officers get fired

LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — Two Mississippi police officers have been fired after a man said they repeatedly kicked him in the face...

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Man charged with shooting at black teen waives hearing

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A white suburban Detroit homeowner accused of shooting at a black teenager who came to his door...

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The Latest: Man who killed deputy snapped into military mode

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on sentencing for a man in the killing of a South Carolina police officer (all times...

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Grocery sees dirty word in 'Summa Cum Laude,' censors cake

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman isn't happy a grocery store censored her honor graduate son's cake, which was...

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Ryan vents frustration over GOP infighting over immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — A frustrated Speaker Paul Ryan chided House Republicans for election-season infighting over immigration that...

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Driver in Halloween crash that injured family pleads guilty

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to drunken driving charges in connection with a crash that injured a...

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The Latest: Kansas justices struggle with school funding fix

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on arguments before the Kansas Supreme Court on public school funding (all times local):11:30...

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Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover the dismantling of...

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Oklahoma Highway Patrol identifies boating crash victim

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has recovered the body of one person missing after a weekend boating crash and...

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The Latest: New small summit eruptions recorded at Kilauea

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the euption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local):6:15 a.m.There have...

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Alabama doctor acquitted in rock guitarist's overdose death

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jurors acquitted an Alabama physician accused of prescribing drugs that killed a former guitarist for rock...

Health

US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans kept up their health insurance last year despite President Donald Trump's all-out push to dismantle...

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Man pleads no contest in abuse of boy, 4, locked in closet

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — A 36-year-old man has pleaded no contest in the abuse of a 4-year-old Michigan boy who was locked in...

Business

GLAAD study finds LGBTQ representation in film fell in 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite high-profile Oscar wins for art house films like "Call Me By Your Name" and "A Fantastic Women,"...

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US government sues over Kansas City-area Teamsters election

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Labor Department has filed a rare lawsuit seeking to overturn a Kansas City-area Teamsters...

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The Latest: House speaker calls for GOP unity on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the dispute over immigration in the Housel (all times local):12:05 p.m.House Republicans...

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Fed panel: 2 deadly school bus crash drivers unfit for job

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal panel says drivers in the November 2016 deadly school bus crashes in Chattanooga, Tennessee,...

Oklahoma motorcycle crashes on the rise with temperatures

NewsMay 6, 2018

As motorcyclists hit the roads as the weather warms, so do the number of crashes on Oklahoma roads, data shows.

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Poland breaks with EU, voices empathy with US stance on Iran

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish leaders are planning to defend the U.S. government's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal within...

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Oklahoma earthquake lawsuit gets class-action status

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma lawsuit accusing an oil company of being responsible for damage caused by earthquakes in 2011...

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The Latest: R. Kelly team has no comment on woman's lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit that accuses singer R. Kelly of sexual battery (all times local):11:45 a.m.The...

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A pregnant Claire Danes mulls motherhood stress in new film

NEW YORK (AP) — A radiant Claire Danes walked the red carpet for the New York premiere of her new film, "A Kid Like Jake." She...

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Suspect's attempt to evade arrest lands him on crutches

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Police in Vermont say a man seriously injured himself by falling out of a tree in a failed attempt to evade...

Business

China cutting auto import taxes as of July 1

BEIJING (AP) — China said Tuesday it will reduce auto import duties effective July 1 following pledges to buy more U.S. goods...

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US hits 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding Yemen rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Iran with new sanctions targeting five Iranians for...

Health

Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health ministry announced six new confirmed Ebola cases and two new suspected cases Tuesday as...

Business

J.C. Penney CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney CEO Marvin Ellison, a former Home Depot executive, is leaving the department store chain after less...

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APNewsBreak: McDonald's workers file sex harassment claims

NEW YORK (AP) — Energized by the #MeToo movement, two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment...

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Authorities: 3 more teenagers taken into custody after slaying of female Maryland police officer

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — Authorities: 3 more teenagers taken into custody after slaying of female Maryland police officer.

Business

Grains higher, livestock mixed

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for July delivery rose 17...

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EU greenlights trade talks with Australia, New Zealand

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has given the green light to trade talks with Australia and New Zealand and sees the move as...

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Airlines caving to Beijing despite White House protest

SHANGHAI (AP) — Global airlines are obeying Beijing's demands to refer to Taiwan explicitly as a part of China, despite the...

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Chicago police: Fight ends in gunfire; 1 dead, 3 wounded

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a fight between two groups of people at a gas station escalated into gunfire, leaving a man...

Business

Golden age of new theme park rides led by Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — If this is a golden age for theme parks, then nowhere are new thrills more abundant than in Orlando where...

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The 'King of the Commode' seeks an heir to his thrones

ALAMO HEIGHTS, Texas (AP) — FOR SALE: One tiny kingdom, with many thrones. But it doesn't come with a hereditary title.That...

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EU braces for US to go ahead with steel and aluminum tariffs

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union expressed doubt Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump will accept an offer of trade talks...

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The Latest: Polls open in Georgia gubernatorial primary

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the gubernatorial primary in Georgia (all times local):9:20 a.m.Voting has started in Georgia's...

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Man who used dating app to set up robberies gets 24-40 years

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been given 24 to 40 years in prison for setting up the armed robberies of seven men who...

Business

Enterprise Products to Participate in Annual MLPA Energy Infrastructure Conference

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) today announced that it will participate...

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School shooting unlikely to bring gun restrictions in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has vowed to address school violence and safety in the wake of another mass school...

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Norman Rockwell 'Four Freedoms' exhibit opens this weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — An exhibit featuring Norman Rockwell's iconic "Four Freedoms" paintings is opening this weekend.The New-York...

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As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

TOKYO (AP) — North Korean media stepped up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United...

Crime

Mass school shootings mostly happening in small-town America

ATLANTA (AP) — If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and...

Business

French labor minister summoned in probe over Las Vegas party

PARIS (AP) — France's labor minister, Muriel Penicaud, has been summoned for questioning Tuesday in an investigation into a Las...

Crime

Police tweet that a teen was arrested shortly after a Baltimore County police officer's slaying, 3 others are sought

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — Police tweet that a teen was arrested shortly after a Baltimore County police officer's slaying, 3...

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3 found dead in suburban Chicago home; autopsies planned

WINFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been found dead in a suburban Chicago home.The bodies were found Monday...

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Black man ordered to pay $2,000 for racist campus graffiti

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A former Eastern Michigan University student who admitted to painting racist graffiti on campus has...

Business

Stocks mixed amid US-China trade talks, Italian politics

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday as investors watched developments in the U.S.-China trade relations and...

Business

Global Nuclear Fuel Awarded $250 Million-Plus Contract to Fuel Entergy Nuclear Boiling Water Reactors

WILMINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) today announced that it has been awarded a long-term...

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Iowa native Maddie Poppe wins 'American Idol'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iowa native Maddie Poppe has won "American Idol."The singer-songwriter bested Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Gabby...

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Anonymous donor gives $10,000 to pay down school lunch debts

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — An anonymous donor has paid off more than half of a Maine school district's student lunch...

The U.S. Air Force is getting close to receiving its next generation aircraft tanker.

BusinessMay 13, 2018

SEATTLE — Boeing Co. brought more than a dozen reporters to various production and testing facilities here earlier this month to update progress it has made toward delivering its first group of KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the U.S. Air Force. The...

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Alabama inmate posts cellphone spanking video to Facebook

SPRINGVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities are investigating a Facebook video posted by a prison inmate, showing two...

Business

US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has raised tariffs on steel from Vietnam that Washington says originated in China and...

Business

Vegas casino workers to vote on strike that could cost city

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week planned to vote Tuesday on...

Business

Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led...

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Experts disclose new details about 300-year-old shipwreck

BOSTON (AP) — A Spanish galleon laden with gold that sank to the bottom of the Caribbean off the coast of Colombia more than...

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Celeb birthdays for the week of May 27-June 2

May 27: Actress Lee Meriwether is 83. Musician Ramsey Lewis is 83. Actor Louis Gossett Jr. is 82. Actor Bruce Weitz is 75....

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Democrats pin hopes on US House seat in Arkansas election

Democrats in central Arkansas will choose the party's nominee for a Republican-held U.S. House seat the party believes it has a...

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Miss Nebraska winner of Miss USA competition

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska has beaten 50 other women to win the crown at this year's Miss USA...

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Ohio inmate claims innocence in slaying of 3, wants retrial

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — From the day of his arrest in 1994 for fatally shooting three people, Kevin Keith has proclaimed his...

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The swamp: Playing all sides for a fortune in contracts

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a pursuit of money and influence that began at President Donald Trump's inauguration, two American...

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Ohio college student graduates with 8 associate degrees

KIRTLAND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio student who recently earned eight associate degrees from his community college now has his eye on...

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The Latest: White House setting up meeting on Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local):4:50 p.m.The White House...

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Pizza deliveryman's killing: Man ordered free decades later

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana judge has ordered the release of an inmate whose attorneys have accused prosecutors of...

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Police search past nightfall for suspects in officer's death

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — Police backed by aircraft and trained dogs scoured a greater Baltimore suburb into the night, seeking...

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Miss Nebraska wins Miss USA competition

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska beat out 50 other women Monday to win this year's Miss USA...

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Deadly Florida airport shooting results in plea deal for man

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors filed court documents Monday in which an Alaska man agreed to plead guilty to...

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School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has more than 1.2 million licensed handgun owners who can openly carry their weapons in public. The...

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The Latest: Lava flows, stalls on geothermal plant property

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on an erupting volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local):5 p.m.Hawaii officials say lava...

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Artist Robert Indiana, known for 'LOVE' series, dies at 89

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s "LOVE" series, has died at his island home off the...

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Settlement reached in LGBT school harassment

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An openly gay couple was walking in their Oregon high school parking lot when the principal's son drove up,...

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Florida city warns residents of power outage, zombies

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — Residents of a Florida city who received alerts about a power outage were also warned to look out for...

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Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst...

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The Latest: Settlement reached in LGBT school harassment

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the case of LGBTQ discrimination at an Oregon high school.6:30 p.m.:The principal of an Oregon...

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Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of warring House Republican factions searched for an immigration compromise Monday as some...

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Correction: 2018 Midterms-Endorsements story

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story May 20 about potential Democratic presidential candidates and their campaign activity in 2018, The...

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Mother of dead Texas baby indicted on corpse abuse charge

GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A grand jury in northeastern Texas has indicted the mother of a 7-week-old baby whose body was found...

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Man kills himself at San Francisco airport in mezzanine jump

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials say a man killed himself in front of hundreds of passengers at San Francisco International...

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The Latest: Officer's death: Searching at night for suspects

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Maryland police officer killed in the line of duty Monday (all times...

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Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on citywide strike

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week were preparing to vote on...

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Man who claims prosecutors withheld evidence set to be freed

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana judge on Monday ordered the release of an inmate whose attorneys have accused prosecutors...

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California prosecutor opposes new DNA test in 1983 murders

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors on Monday opposed new DNA testing in an infamous 35-year-old murder case,...

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Clerk: Conyers III short of valid signatures for ballot

DETROIT (AP) — The son of former U.S. Rep. John Conyers will not have his name printed on the Aug. 7 Democratic primary ballot...

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Professor convicted after NRA lobbyist's home is vandalized

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A sociology professor from Nebraska accused of spraying fake blood on the steps of the Virginia home of...

One thing women are putting off longer these days

NewsMay 13, 2018

More women are delaying motherhood. The median age of new mothers in the U.S. is 26 years old, compared to 23 in 1994, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center.

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Baboon escapes crate at Texas airport; officers corner him

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A baboon on his way to a South Texas wildlife sanctuary escaped his crate and kept officers busy for two...

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FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced Monday that top FBI and Justice...

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California may expand gun violence restraining order law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers took steps Monday to let school employees ask judges to temporarily strip gun...

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Drilling rig topples near Phoenix airport, worker is trapped

PHOENIX (AP) — Cranes, back hoes and other heavy equipment are being set up to move a drilling rig that toppled on its side...

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New asylum hearing ordered for Mexican journalist held in US

HOUSTON (AP) — A new asylum hearing has been ordered for an award-winning Mexican journalist detained in a remote Texas...

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2 indicted in case of Louisiana teen found dead in swamp

MAUREPAS, La. (AP) — Two people have been indicted in connection to the death of a Louisiana teen whose body was found in a...

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Man charged after California blast held without bail

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man who was arrested on an explosives charge after a blast killed his former...

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Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump dined Monday evening with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies...

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Judge appoints special prosecutor to decide on Greitens case

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge on Monday appointed the prosecutor in Jackson County as the special prosecutor who will...

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Mississippi woman sentenced in murder-for-hire scheme

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman has been sentenced to more than 14 years in federal prison after admitting she tried...

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Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death penalty plan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Democratic legislators grilled a top aide to Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner Monday over a...

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Crews find wreckage of small plane that crashed in Vermont

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Search crews have found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the woods on Bald Mountain in...

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Classmates mourn deaths of 4 students killed in car crash

STOUGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Students at a Massachusetts high school are mourning the deaths of four classmates who were killed in a...

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School shooting victims killed attempting to ward off gunman

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — At least two of the student victims of a mass shooting at a Texas high school tried to block the advance...

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Judge admonishes ex-CIA worker over protective order

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Monday sternly reminded a former CIA employee who may face charges connected to a leak at...

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Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish

HAVRE, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are reviewing an encounter between a Border Patrol agent and...

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Man admits to hate crimes in Kansas bar shooting

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who yelled "Get out of my country!" before killing one Indian immigrant and wounding...

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Agency disputes claim that trooper sexually assaulted woman

WAXAHACHIE, Texas (AP) — The Texas Department of Public Safety said it disputes allegations that one of its state troopers...

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FBI: Airplane passenger urinated, made crude comments

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a drunken passenger urinated on an airplane after flight attendants moved him for...

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The Latest: Ex-colleague updates injured officer's condition

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Texas school shooting (all times local):5:40 p.m.A former colleague says a police...

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The Latest: Special prosecutor appointed in Greitens case

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the investigations of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):5:30 p.m.A judge...

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Woman to Detroit-area body parts broker: 'Burn in hell'

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man who made money by supplying diseased body parts for medical training sometimes peddled them...

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Former officer who shot naked man says he was being attacked

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A white former Atlanta-area police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill black veteran...

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The Latest: No bail for man charged after California blast

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California man arrested on an explosives charge after a blast killed his former...

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US files plea deal in deadly Florida airport shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors filed court documents Monday in which an Alaska man agreed to plead guilty to...

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Michigan board: Civil rights law bars LGBT discrimination

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan agency will for the first time process complaints of discrimination against LGBT people after...

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AP PHOTOS: Fire, steam, fascination as Hawaii lava rolls on

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Cracks in the ground spit out streams of lava that are snaking through Hawaii's Big Island, devouring...

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Box Office Top 20: 'Deadpool 2' dethrones 'Infinity War'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The release of "Deadpool 2" this weekend ended "Avengers: Infinity War's" three week stronghold on the top...

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The Latest: Rauner aide says death penalty plan fixes errors

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the Illinois House hearing on reinstating the death penalty (all times local):5:05...

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Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — A man suffering from severe mental illness left a meal with his family and then drove his sport...

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Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft promised Monday to give users worldwide the same data and privacy rights Europeans will get under new...

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Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay

WASHINGTON (AP) — An upcoming report from the Justice Department's internal watchdog is expected to criticize senior FBI...

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N Carolina restaurant owner 'Mama Dip' dies at age 89

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina restaurant owner known as much for generosity as her fried chicken has died at the...

Residents near an old Oklahoma refinery started feeling sick. Now work there has stopped

NewsMay 5, 2018

“It rolls in like a cloud. Then, when the wind blows, it gets worse,” Monique Timmons said of the odorous gas that she and her neighbors blame for their sudden onset of troubled breathing, headaches, nausea and stomach pains.

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Man dies after Tesla crashes into San Francisco area pond

CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A man was killed when the Tesla automobile he was driving veered off a road, crashed through a...

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The Latest: Trump aims to prevent 'fire sales' in Venezuela

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. policy toward Venezuela (all times local):5:20 p.m.President Donald Trump says an...

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Crashed helicopter's occupants: Oklahoma, Florida, Missouri

BOUTTE, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities say the passenger who died in a weekend helicopter crash was from Oklahoma. The...

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School shooting unlikely to rile Texas runoffs Tuesday

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas holds its primary runoff election just four days after a 17-year-old student killed 10 people and...

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Police officer's son pleads guilty to terrorist bomb plot

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The son of a Boston police captain pleaded guilty Monday to plotting to use guns and homemade bombs...

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Man admits taking funeral GoFundMe money to buy car

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty in New Hampshire to taking money from a GoFundMe account that was set up to pay...

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US court to revise policies after sexual misconduct claim

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation's largest federal court circuit is establishing a new position to oversee discrimination and...

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Germany foreign minister to meet Pompeo over Iran deal

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Monday that he will meet with U.S. Secretary of State...

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Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's fractured opposition emerged even more powerless Monday, a day after an election it...

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Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US and Guatemala

JERUSALEM (AP) — Paraguay opened its new embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, following in the footsteps of the United States and...

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US and Philadelphia reject 'sanctuary city' compromise

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia officials and the Justice Department are rejecting a federal judge's idea for settling their...

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Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

DUBLIN (AP) — In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's...

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Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite losing the Republican primary in a distant third place, convicted ex-coal baron Don...

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University official resigns after Afghanistan bombing claim

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A high-ranking New York university official resigned Monday after a newspaper challenged his story about...

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Survey asks why young people stay in, leave New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Fewer than half of New Hampshire residents ages 20 to 40 say they probably or definitely will remain in...

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US Sen. Bernie Sanders announces Senate re-election bid

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders said Monday he will run for re-election on an agenda that would...

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Watchdog says US strategy in Afghanistan shows little result

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's revamped Afghanistan strategy has made little progress against the Taliban...

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General Electric, Alphabet and Micron Technology surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:General Electric Co., up 29 cents to $15.26The...

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Rauners move back to renovated Illinois governor's mansion

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — It's moving day for Gov. Bruce Rauner and first lady Diana Rauner, who are returning to the Illinois...

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Gates Foundation director to lead Pennsylvania universities

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was chosen Monday to be the new chancellor of...

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Genesis Energy, L.P. to Present at MLP & Energy Infrastructure Conference

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2018--Genesis Energy, L.P. (NYSE: GEL) announced today that Bob Deere, CFO, will make a...

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The Latest: Professor says Blankenship bid could muddle race

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship's announcement that he'll run for U.S. Senate as...

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Maryland governor confirms fatal shooting on duty of Baltimore County Police Officer

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland governor confirms fatal shooting on duty of Baltimore County Police Officer.

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Ex-Indiana sheriff's official pleads guilty to lying to FBI

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A former Lake County Sheriff's Department official has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during a...

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Judge considers request to dismiss mystery deaths case

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Both sides in the case of a Vermont man accused by his family of killing his millionaire grandfather and...

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The Latest: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders launches Senate bid

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on Sanders Re-election (all times local):4 p.m.Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of...

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Autopsies describe fatal prison attack NC hasn't detailed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Inmates used hammers to crush skulls and scissors to spear flesh when they killed four employees last fall...

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Man digging for tortoises says he planned to eat them

STUART, Fla. (AP) — Florida wildlife officials say a man they found in possession of two gopher tortoises, said he didn't want...

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Experts: Earthquakes could affect Oklahoma infrastructure

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Experts are looking at how Oklahoma's seismic activity impacts critical infrastructure as frequent,...

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Markets Right Now: Relief over easing tensions lifts stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Signs of easing trade tensions between...

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Officials identify barricaded man killed in explosion

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut medical examiner's office has confirmed the identity of man who barricaded himself on...

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USC sued over clinic gynecologist accused of misconduct

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four former University of Southern California students sued the school and an ex-campus gynecologist who...

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Houston baggage handler pleads guilty to officer gun theft

HOUSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 22-year-old man working as a contract baggage handler at Houston's Bush...

Oklahoma Baptists weigh in on beleaguered seminary leader

LifeMay 13, 2018

Oklahomans are among those weighing in for and against Southwest Baptist Theological President Paige Patterson, a prominent and influential Southern Baptist Convention leader who is currently embroiled in controversy surrounding past remarks he...

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Houston man pleads to $3.4 million fraud scheme

HOUSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 42-year-old Houston man has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $3.4 million from a...

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'Don't be mad at Claire': McCaskill courts black voters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The African-American community's frustration with Sen. Claire McCaskill is real.The perception that the...

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Teenager arrested for doling out 'marijuana cookies'

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — A teen girl has been arrested in connection to five Connecticut students being sent to the emergency room...

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The Latest: Official resigns after Afghanistan bombing claim

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on question claims made by a high-level State University of New York official (all times...

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Judge: School shooting suspect comments are admissible

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Incriminating statements to law officers made by a student arrested after four people were shot at a...

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Ex-wife sought in shooting of pregnant newlywed, father

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A street shooting in Philadelphia wounded a pregnant woman and her father on her wedding day, and...

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Video captures bus driver counting cash while driving

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Transit officials will investigate a New Jersey bus driver who was seen on video allegedly counting cash...

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US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday demanded that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional...

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Baltimore's former top cop makes initial court appearance

BALTIMORE (AP) — The last time Darryl De Sousa raised his hand and swore under oath he was being authorized as Baltimore's top...

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Oklahoma DEQ attorney's 2014 firing upheld

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An appeals court has upheld the 2014 firing of an Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality attorney...

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The Latest: Man appears in court on car attack charges

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a vehicle that crashed into a North Carolina restaurant (all times local):3:10 p.m.A...

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2 NYPD officers, 1 a groom on wedding day, die in crash

SHANDAKEN, N.Y. (AP) — Two off-duty New York Police Department officers, one of them a groom on his wedding day, died in the...

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Divers hunt Oklahoma lake for boaters missing in fatal crash

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says divers are searching for two boaters missing since a collision that...

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Judge: Teen must repay $37M for starting Oregon wildfire

HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered...

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New CIA director says she'll send more spies to the field

LANGLEY, Va. (AP) — New CIA Director Gina Haspel pledged to send more spies into the field during her swearing-in Monday as...

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Democrats turn out in force in Georgia early voting

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Democratic voters have turned out in force in early voting, an encouraging signal for the party as it...

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Southern Plains drought continues stress on crops, rangeland

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lack of rainfall and above-average temperatures are prolonging the drought conditions that have stressed...

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Police: 9-year-old boy finds gun, shoots 8-year-old cousin

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a 9-year-old boy shot and critically wounded his 8-year-old cousin with a handgun he...

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Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham"

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday dismissed Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and ramped up...

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Emergency workers file lawsuit alleging discrimination

NEW YORK (AP) — Members of the New York's emergency medical services say in a lawsuit that women and non-white members are...

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Town settles female officer's 'frat house' atmosphere suit

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A female reserve police officer in Massachusetts who says she was harassed by fellow officers and forced to...

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Whopper walleye breaks state's longest-standing fish record

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's record for largest walleye caught by a recreational angler had stood for nearly six...

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Hundreds turn up at 'BBQing While Black' event in Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered for a weekend cookout in Oakland, California dubbed "BBQing While Black." It...

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Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military on Monday captured an enclave in southern Damascus from Islamic State militants following a...

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Telecom tower climber gets $30M settlement in fall suit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A telecommunications tower climber who suffered severe injuries when a ladder rung dislodged and sent him...

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Ameren plans 400-megawatt wind farm, Missouri's largest

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ameren Missouri announced plans Monday for a 400-megawatt wind farm in rural northeast Missouri, creating...

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UConn president to step down in summer 2019

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst announced Monday that she will step down after the...

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The Latest: After defeat, Venezuela opposition vows to unite

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's presidential election (all times local):1:40 p.m.Venezuela's two main...

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The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussing strategy on Iran (all times local):1:35 p.m.Iran's...

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Rainy season arrives in full force in Sunshine State

MIAMI (AP) — Soggy Florida is expecting even more rain after a weekend system caused flooding in many low-lying areas and a...

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Former priest charged with sexually abusing teen in 2001

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — A former Catholic priest has been charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy in a suburban...

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George Stevens Jr. adds history to the film academy library

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — American Film Institute founder and Kennedy Center Honors creator George Stevens Jr. is adding...

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Trump to travel to New York for speech on MS-13 gang

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will travel to New York on Wednesday for a speech on immigration.New York Rep. Pete...

A new Cold War? Depends on who you ask.

NewsMay 7, 2018

With tensions between Russia and the U.S. heating up, we talk to a Russian living in Oklahoma and Oklahomans living in Russia.

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Palestinian crowd pelts US vehicle with eggs

BEIT JALLA, West Bank (AP) — A small crowd of Palestinian protesters in the West Bank on Monday pelted an American diplomatic...

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$3.5 million later, Medal of Honor Museum will be re-drawn

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Planners of a National Medal of Honor Museum in South Carolina have agreed to start over on the...

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Funeral service held for girl killed in school bus crash

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Funeral services were held Monday for a student killed when a school bus on a field trip collided with a...

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Judge urged to protect witness IDs at Mafia boss trial

BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities are urging a judge to bar the public from the courtroom while inspectors from the Witness...

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Man who killed Salvation Army worker gets life in prison

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man who fatally shot a uniformed Salvation Army worker carrying a Bible was sentenced Monday to...

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2 couples navigate infidelity, chaos in 'Little Disasters'

"Little Disasters" (Viking), by Randall KleinThe shared birthday of their sons initially connects Michael and Rebecca to Paul...

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Report: Driver in fatal crash had history of complaints

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A National Transportation Safety Board report says the driver in a school bus crash that killed six...

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Richard N. Goodwin, White House speech writer, dead at 86

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard N. Goodwin, an aide, speechwriter and liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson who helped...

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How a rehab boss exploited the drug epidemic - with impunity

For years, a drug rehab program in North Carolina sent people with addictions to work for free as caregivers for elderly and...

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ConocoPhillips to Present at Bernstein 2018 Strategic Decisions Conference

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2018--ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) today announced that Ryan Lance, chairman and chief...

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High court to hear challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a challenge to Virginia's decades-old ban on uranium mining.The state...

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10-year-old boy drives stolen vehicle into police car

ORRINGTON, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine say a 10-year-old boy is safe after taking off in a stolen car and hitting a...

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Woman in smiling mugshot faces manslaughter in DUI crash

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who flashed a big grin in a mugshot following a car crash and DUI arrest now faces a new...

Business

Correction: Earns-Ducommun story

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — In a story May 10 about Ducommun Inc.'s earnings — generated by Automated Insights using data from...

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US Postal Service issuing scratch-and-sniff stamps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Letter writers will soon be able to express their sentiments in words and smells.The U.S. Postal Service...

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Woman taking photos on top of waterfall injured in fall

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman trying to take photos at the top of a waterfall in Pennsylvania has fallen...

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2 Oklahoma men killed in southwest Kansas crash

LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say two Oklahoma men have died and three others have been hurt in a southwest Kansas crash.The...

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Pastor: Man accused in car attack that killed 2 in his family had severe depression and anxiety, sought psychiatric care

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — Pastor: Man accused in car attack that killed 2 in his family had severe depression and anxiety,...

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Don't get taken for a ride this summer at the theme park

The best way to save money at theme parks this summer is simple. Don't go.Peak season means peak pricing. Admission discounts...

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Nielsen says 29 million people watched wedding in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Perhaps getting married to a U.S. television star helps in the royal wedding ratings.The Nielsen company says...

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Jupiter's backward-flying asteroid from another star system

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Just months after the discovery of our first known interstellar visitor, it turns out there's...

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Man who stormed Trump resort booked into Florida jail

MIAMI (AP) — The man who stormed President Donald Trump's Miami-area golf resort last week has been moved from a hospital to a...

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'Miles to go before I sleep': Robert Frost museum reopens

SHAFTSBURY, Vt. (AP) — On a warm June morning in 1922, Robert Frost sat down at his dining room table in southern Vermont and...

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Jay and Mark Duplass reveal the secret to their success

NEW YORK (AP) — When the filmmaking Duplass brothers sat down to list their top 10 movies of all time, one cinematic...

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Frontier flight makes emergency landing in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Frontier Airlines flight from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to San Diego was forced to make an emergency landing...

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Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration's temporary truce with China on trade, even as his...

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Sentence next for Detroit-area body parts broker

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man convicted of dealing diseased body...

Crime

Inmate: No bodies 'I know of' at dig site for missing girls

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A man convicted in the killing of a teenager, whose reported boasting in prison inspired police...

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AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press on Monday announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its...

Crime

Justices to review Oklahoma's Indian territory murder appeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear Oklahoma's plea to reinstate the murder conviction and death sentence of an...

Health

Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the Supreme Court.Drug companies...

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Los Angeles for tourists: Hollywood, beaches _ and pot?

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Recreational marijuana sales became legal in California this year, and the industry is targeting...

Health

Revolving door of despair: Drugs land more women behind bars

JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) — On opposite sides of the county jail, a mother and her son chat about school, girls, birthday gifts —...

Oklahoma schools plagued by low funding as student needs increase

NewsMay 6, 2018

Oklahoma schools have struggled through a decade of per-student funding decreases, resulting in larger class sizes and fewer classroom resources. But it has come at the same time the rate of students dealing with a slate of social challenges have...

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Bush at Maine summer home alone for first time in 73 years

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — His home on the rocky coast is former President George H.W. Bush's happy place, chock full of...

Crime

Kentucky troopers shoot, kill man who they say had shotgun

HARLAN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky troopers have shot and killed a man who authorities say confronted them with a shotgun.News outlets...

Business

Cabot Corporation to Expand Global Carbon Black Capacity by over 300,000 Metric Tons

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2018--Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced the addition of significant capacity to its...

News

After $1.5B overhaul, new Goethals Bridge open on both sides

NEW YORK (AP) — The new Goethals (GAH'-thuhlz) Bridge between New York and New Jersey is now open in both directions after a...

Business

The Latest: US-China inject note of caution post-trade truce

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade talks (all times local):8:55 a.m.The Trump administration and China are...

Business

France's Total boosts Cypriot gas plan as it eyes Iran exit

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — French energy company Total says it is looking to expand its search for natural gas off Cyprus' south...

Business

Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on hold

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets rose on Monday as the United States and China put a trade war on hold, clearing...

Business

China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

BEIJING (AP) — China's government said Monday it cannot guarantee that renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided...

Crime

Officer who shot school gunman gets ovation at graduation

DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A school resource officer who was hailed a hero for shooting and arresting a gunman at a northern Illinois...

News

At least 2 dead in church van wreck in North Carolina

ROLESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — At least two people have died and 11 others were hurt in a wreck involving a church van in North...

Business

In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

TOKYO (AP) — Foreign journalists will be allowed to journey deep into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the...

News

Man walking home from train station followed by pig

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in a Cleveland suburb thought they had a drunk on their hands when a man called to report...

Business

NASA shipper Orbital ATK launches space station supplies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — One of NASA's prime shippers, Orbital ATK, launched a fresh load of supplies to the International...

Health

New Jersey police officer performs C-section to deliver fawn

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A police officer in New Jersey performed an emergency cesarean section to deliver a fawn after...