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The Latest: Israel gives police free hand on shrine security

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

Venezuela strike erupts into violence leaving 2 dead

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

Power-sharing deal between former foes taking shape in Gaza

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

The Latest: Quake witness describes Greek island hotel panic

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

Seoul calls for Pyongyang to respond to overture for talks

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

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

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

Quake damages buildings on Greek island; 2 killed, 120 hurt

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

Israel limits Muslim access to Jerusalem site amid tensions

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

Syrian army and Hezbollah launch attack near Lebanese border

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

Trump legal team looking to investigate Mueller aides

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

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

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

Trump administration pulls health law help in 18 cities

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

Doctors consider next treatment for McCain's brain tumor

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

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

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

Even with Trump warning, Mueller likely to probe finances

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons

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

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

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

Palestinians clash with Israel police at Jerusalem holy site

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

US says ban on laptops in airplane cabins has been lifted

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

10 Things to Know for Friday

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

The Latest: OJ Simpson is granted parole in armed robbery

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

Swimming robot probes Fukushima reactor to find melted fuel

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

Television networks return to old obsession with Simpson

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

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

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

In surrealist twist, Dali exhumed in paternity lawsuit

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

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

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

UK royals make pretzels, visit German cancer research center

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

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

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

Brain scans may change care for some people with memory loss

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

Hints that lifestyle changes might guard against dementia

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

Man beats odds of catching blue lobster, donates to science

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

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

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

Researchers in Cambodia find nest of rare riverine bird

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

World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

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

Self-described drug dealer calls 911, reports stolen cocaine

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

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

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

APNewsBreak: Claims of human rights abuses in Hawaii fleet

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

Girl says her mom asked for forgiveness before stabbing her

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

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

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

No foul play: Burundi robotics teens likely meant to vanish

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

Capitol Hill Buzz: Miami fan Rubio ponders a Brady-free NFL

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Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a lifelong fan of the Miami Dolphins, has grown weary of watching the New England Patriots rack up Super Bowl wins while his team watches from afar. More>>

Trump's envoy picks hesitate on question of Russian meddling

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Several of President Donald Trump's nominees for key ambassador posts are declining to say unequivocally whether Russia sought to meddle in the election. More>>

The Latest: Exxon sues to stop $2M fine for sanctions breach

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Exxon Mobil is suing the U.S. government to stop a $2 million fine on the oil giant for violating U.S. sanctions on Russia. More>>

Rapper Common surprises students at NY school, donates money

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Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York students by donating $10,000 to help their teachers buy supplies like calculators and science kits. More>>

The Latest: Official: NFL arena has panels like London tower

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Cleveland's chief building official says panels used on a city-owned NFL stadium are "similar if not identical" to those used on a London apartment tower that burned. More>>

The Latest: Rahm escapes penalty for moving vine at Open

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Royal Birkdale bares its teeth as players find going difficult in early play. More>>

The Latest: Poland prime minister defends courts legislation

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Polish lawmakers have voted to approve a contentious law that gives control of the top court to politicians instead of judges. More>>

Analysis: Trump Sessions comments show penchant for shaming

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The art of humiliation appears to be a key operating principle for President Donald Trump, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the latest example of the ease with which Trump is willing to air grievances about members of his team. More>>

Dog pulls baby deer from water to save it from drowning

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A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning near his suburban New York home jumped in and dragged it to shore. More>>

They escaped Islamic State's bastion, but remain terrified

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Displaced residents of Raqqa still fear militants of the Islamic State group and their possible return. More>>

Pelosi speaks to ailing lawmaker, says he sounds wonderful

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Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi says she has spoken with House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice nearly a month ago, and "he sounded wonderful.". More>>

Ryan Seacrest back as host of 'Idol' when it returns on ABC

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Ryan Seacrest says he will be back hosting "American Idol" when it returns for a first season on ABC. More>>

Fearsome 6th hole the ultimate test at Birkdale

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The sixth hole at Royal Birkdale has played the hardest on the course in each of the last two British Opens there. More>>

France's Macron visits air force base amid military crisis

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French President Emmanuel Macron is flying in a military jet and visiting nuclear forces as he tries to show his commitment to the troops amid an intense crisis over defense spending. More>>

UN slaps sanctions on 8 linked to Islamic State and al-Qaida

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The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaida. More>>

Lawn-mowing Indiana man charged in neighbor shooting spat

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An Indianapolis-area man who was wounded when an argument with a neighbor escalated into across-the-fence gunfire has been charged in the shooting. More>>

Lawyer: Russian programmer sought by US is political victim

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The lawyer defending a Russian computer programmer arrested in Spain says that flaws in the extradition request by the United States signal a political motivation behind the prosecution. More>>

By embracing Russia, Trump bumps up against top advisers

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President Donald Trump's persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers, who have long urged a more cautious approach to dealing with the foreign adversary. More>>

AP-NORC poll: Negotiate on 'Obamacare,' don't just kill it

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AP-NORC poll: Negotiate on health care overhaul; only 13 percent back "Obamacare" repeal without a replacement. More>>

House GOP defiant on health bill amid Senate uncertainty

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Vulnerable House Republicans are defiant in their support for an unpopular health bill that collapsed in the Senate. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Sen. John McCain's tumor among most aggressive forms of brain cancer; O.J. Simpson poised for hearing before Nevada parole board; bag containing traces of moon dust up for auction. More>>

Fire racing near Yosemite park destroys dozens of structures Video included

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A wildfire burning in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park has destroyed eight structures and damaged another as it rages toward a Gold Rush era town. More>>

Trump exhorts Senate anew to rid US of Obamacare

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President Donald Trump says it's probably time to "just let Obamacare fail" after the latest humiliating heath bill collapse in the Senate. More>>

Report: Trump ends covert plan to arm Syrian rebels

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President Donald Trump had decided to halt the CIA's years-long covert program to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels battling the regime of the nation's president Bashar al-Assad. More>>

Trump's embrace of Russia making top advisers wary

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President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month. More>>

McCain's brain tumor is particularly aggressive type

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

Minneapolis police officer has yet to talk to investigators

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The partner of a police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman who had called 911 told investigators he was startled by a loud sound near their squad car seconds before his partner fired his weapon. More>>

Remains found likely is 10th victim of Arizona flash flood

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Dozens of searchers are again combing an Arizona riverbed, looking for the body of a 27-year-old man missing since flash flooding killed nine family members. More>>

Doctors: Sen. John McCain has brain tumor

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

House panel approves budget with hopes for tax reform

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Republicans are pressing ahead with a budget plan designed to help the party to deliver on a GOP-only effort to overhaul the tax code. More>>

Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

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The Russian lawyer who met with President Donald Trump's eldest son during the election campaign says she's ready to testify before the U.S. Senate. More>>

Sod, silversmith and a funky clubhouse all in play at Open

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A guide to The Open, where sod, silversmith and a funky clubhouse are all in play. More>>

Trump rages at Sessions in New York Times interview

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President Donald Trump says he never would have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known that Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation. More>>

Key events in OJ Simpson's fall from sports hero, movie star

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O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. More>>

O.J. Simpson's hearing revisits old obsession for TV

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

From sports star to inmate: OJ Simpson to plead for parole

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Decades after dazzling sports fans and movie audiences, an aging O.J. Simpson will ask for parole after spending more than eight years in a remote Nevada prison for armed robbery and assault with a weapon. More>>

AP names Benjaminson as national news editor for beats

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The Associated Press has named Wendy Benjaminson, a senior leader in its Washington bureau, to a role directing coverage of the cooperative's national reporting teams. More>>

AP Explains: What are Trump's options in Venezuela?

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The Trump administration is threatening to take "strong and swift economic actions" if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's proceeds with his plan to rewrite the troubled nation's constitution. More>>

Saudis release woman in viral miniskirt video without charge

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Saudi Arabia says a woman detained after wearing a miniskirt in a video that went viral has been released without charge. More>>

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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Among 10 Things to Know: 'Obamacare' beneficiaries still fearful for future of program; Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Putin during G-20; Minneapolis officer: Partner fired fatal shot moments after loud sound. More>>

Kelly: States should ask feds for help to secure elections

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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says states should not be wary of asking for the federal government's help to strengthen election systems in light of Russian meddling in last year's election. More>>

The Latest: Senators end meeting stalemated on health care

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President Donald Trump says a bill to overhaul the Obama health care law will "get even better" during a White House lunch with Republican senators. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: On a doubt voiced about 2016 election result

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AP FACT CHECK: The vice chairman of Trump's voting commission casts doubt on popular vote margins in 2016 presidential race although certified results show Hillary Clinton received nearly 2.9 million more votes than Trump. More>>

Trump says he wants voter fraud commission to have open mind

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President Donald Trump's voter integrity commission is meeting for the first time amid outrage over its request for extensive personal voter data. More>>

Trump had second conversation with Putin in Germany

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President Donald Trump had a second, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit it Germany. More>>

Minnesota shooting shows underuse of police body cameras

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Killing of Australian woman by Minneapolis police officer shows body camera use depends on officers turning on devices, and often they don't do so. More>>

Justices allow strict refugee ban but say grandparents OK

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The Supreme Court is granting the Trump administration's request to more strictly enforce its ban on refugees, at least until a federal appeals court weighs in. More>>

16-year-old from Minnesota ID'd as victim of John Wayne Gacy

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A Chicago-area sheriff has identified another victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy as a 16-year-old boy from Minnesota. More>>

5 killed in Salem witch hunt remembered on 325th anniversary

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The victims of the Salem witch trials are being honored by two Massachusetts communities. More>>

Trump pulls out props for latest 'theme week'

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Seeking to shift attention from Russia and health care struggles, President Donald Trump pulled out all the stops _ and props. More>>

The Latest: Putin spokesman says Trump chat was no secret

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A senior Russian lawmaker is dismissing media reports of an undisclosed conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump as sensationalist. More>>

Crumbling health bill dents McConnell image as top tactician

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The crumbling Republican health care bill has tarnished Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's image as a dauntless legislative tactician. More>>

On hot mic, Israeli PM raps 'crazy' EU, admits Syria strikes

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticizes the European Union for sacrificing trade with Israel for the sake of the political support for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process in a hot mic chat with central European leaders. More>>

Helicopter carrying WWE exec makes emergency ocean landing

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The son of World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon was rescued unhurt from a helicopter that made an emergency landing in the ocean waters off New York. More>>

Hearing is believing: Speech may be a clue to mental decline Video included

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New research suggests that changes to speech may indicate you're developing thinking problems. More>>

The Latest: Kobach questions Clinton's popular vote win

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Vice President Mike Pence says the President Donald Trump's voter integrity commission will perform a "non-partisan" service for the American people. More>>

French woman faces prosecution in Iraq for possible IS links

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A French woman captured in Mosul with her four small children is facing likely prosecution in Iraq for collaborating with the Islamic State group. More>>

Netflix still piling up viewers -- and big programming bills

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Netflix is pulling in new viewers in droves, but it has a long-term problem _ its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money than what subscribers pay for it. More>>

Health plan's fall brings dread for 'Obamacare' recipients

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'Let it fail': Trump's push to repeal health care plan without replacing it feeds the dread that many Americans who are beneficiaries of the Affordable Care Act have endured for months. More>>

Rosie O'Donnell draws criticism over online anti-Trump game

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Rosie O'Donnell is in a new feud with President Donald Trump's supporters after promoting an online game that lets players lead Trump off a cliff. More>>

Yankees get Frazier, Robertson, Kahnle from White Sox

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The New York Yankees have acquired infielder Todd Frazier and relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox for reliever Tyler Clippard and three prospects. More>>

Diamondbacks acquire All-Star OF JD Martinez from Tigers

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The Diamondbacks acquired star outfielder J.D. Martinez from the Detroit Tigers for a package of prospects, hoping for a playoff boost. More>>

Discovery Channel asks Shark Week viewers to be donors, too

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Discovery Channel wants Shark Week viewers to be donors, too. More>>

Foul! NJ gov Christie catches ball at Mets game, gets booed

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Fans at the Cardinals-Mets game cheered when a man neatly caught a foul ball at Citi Field, until they realized it was New Jersey governor Chris Christie. More>>

Brown, lawmakers celebrate bipartisan cap-and-trade victory

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California's signature initiative to fight global warming will get another decade of life. More>>

Auction of Madonna's panties, love letter from Tupac halted

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A New York judge has stopped an impending auction of pop star Madonna's personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend the late rapper Tupac Shakur and a pair of worn panties. More>>

5 things AP journalists saw at Koreas' tense border village

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5 things AP journalists saw at Koreas' tense border village. More>>

AP Interview: Filipino rebel refuses to broker for militants

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The leader of the Philippines' largest Muslim rebel group says he refused to broker the withdrawal of Islamic State-linked militants from Marawi city because the president won't negotiate with terrorists. More>>

Court: California med board justified in prescription probe

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The California Supreme Court says the state medical board did not violate patients' privacy when it dug through prescription data while investigating their doctor. More>>

Callista Gingrich casts Trump as guardian of the environment

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Callista Gingrich, Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to the Vatican, is telling skeptical Democrats the president wants the U.S. to be an environmental leader even after withdrawing from the landmark accord aimed at combatting global warming. More>>

Saudi woman in miniskirt video arrested after public outcry

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Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested a young woman who wore a miniskirt in public and who had posted the video online, sparking an outcry from people who say she flagrantly violated the kingdom's conservative Islamic dress code. More>>

'Let Obamacare fail,' Trump declares as GOP plan collapses Video included

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The implosion of the Senate Republican health care bill leaves a divided GOP with its flagship legislative priority in tatters. More>>

Trump to nominate Jon Huntsman as US ambassador to Russia

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President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to be U.S. ambassador to Russia. More>>

APNewsBreak: US restoring asset seizures _ with safeguards

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The Trump administration will soon restore law enforcement ability to seize money and property with federal help, but there will be safeguards. More>>

Trump lets Iran deal live, but signals he may not for long

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Senior U.S. officials say the Trump administration is certifying to Congress that Iran is technically complying with the 2015 nuclear deal but is "unquestionably in default of the spirit" of the agreement. More>>

Deaths at swimming hole raise questions about flood warnings Video included

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An extended family that lost nine people to a roaring flash flood in an Arizona canyon was a tight-knit group that gathered in big numbers for nearly every occasion. More>>

Powerful opioid suspected in 10-year-old Miami boy's death Video included

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Authorities in Florida believe a 10-year-old boy who died with the painkiller fentanyl in his system is among the state's youngest victims of the opioid crisis. More>>

In Trump style, senators' tweet dashed GOP health care hopes

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Senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moran used President Donald Trump's favorite medium _ Twitter _ to tell the world they were going to tank the president's top legislative priority, the GOP health care bill. More>>

Health plan hinges on the young, but they're a tough sell

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The Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act hinges in part on enticing young adults into the insurance market, but they're a tough sell. More>>

Lawyer: Russian developer's staffer also at Trump Tower meet

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A lawyer for a Russian developer says a U.S.-based employee of the company was the eighth person at a Trump Tower meeting brokered by Donald Trump Jr. during the campaign. More>>

The Latest: Trump to discuss health care with GOP senators Video included

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President Donald Trump is blasting Democrats and "a few Republicans" over the failure to pass a new health care bill in the Senate, declaring: "we will return.". More>>

Officials: Australian woman shot after cops heard loud sound

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An Australian woman who called 911 to report what she believed to be an active sexual assault was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer. More>>

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Among 10 Things to Know for Wednesday: Trump's hidden Putin meeting, Republicans' Obamacare repeal collapse, what new Arctic looks like. More>>

House budget blueprint key to success of Trump tax agenda

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House Republicans have unveiled a 10-year budget blueprint that would dramatically increase military spending while putting the GOP on record favoring Medicare cuts opposed by President Donald Trump. More>>

Metal detectors at Jerusalem shrine trigger new tensions

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A dispute over metal detectors has escalated into a new showdown between Israel and the Muslim world over a Jerusalem shrine that triggered major Israeli-Palestinian confrontations in the past. More>>

AP Explains: Korean border village, site for rivals' talks

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AP Explains: Korean border village of Panmunjom, vestige of Cold War and site for rivals' rare talks. More>>

Hastert faces sex-offender treatment with prison release

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Federal records show former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been released from prison in Minnesota and transferred to a Chicago re-entry facility. More>>

Vatican court rejects motions to dismiss in hospital case

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Two former executives of the Vatican's pediatric hospital are going on trial on charges they diverted nearly a half-million euros (dollars) in hospital donations to renovate the retirement home of the Catholic Church's retired second-in-command. More>>

Australians see woman's shooting by police as US nightmare

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Australia's airwaves, newspapers and websites have been dominated by the death of a Sydney woman shot by police in Minneapolis. More>>

Spanish soccer executive, son arrested in corruption probe

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Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar has been arrested along with his son and three more federation executives as part of an anti-corruption probe. More>>

Ed Sheeran back on Twitter after brief disappearance

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Singer Ed Sheeran's Twitter account is back online hours after it suddenly vanished. More>>

Michael Vick: Kaepernick needs a haircut for job search

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Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL; get a haircut. More>>

Turkish court jails 6 human rights activists pending trial

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A court in Istanbul has ordered six human rights activists _ including Amnesty International's Turkey director _ formally arrested pending a trial on charges of aiding an armed terror group. More>>

Officials worry about debris in water near Florida sinkhole

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Even though a Florida sinkhole hasn't grown in several days, officials say it's still considered dangerous. More>>

Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting drew US scrutiny

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Russian lawyer at the center of the June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr. was on the radar of American officials long before revelations about the meeting. More>>

Afghan girls robotics team competes after visa obstacles Video included

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A robotics team of six girls from Afghanistan is competing in an international competition in Washington, after clearing visa obstacles that prompted intervention from President Donald Trump. More>>

Jane Austen features on new British 10-pound note

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Two hundred years to the day since Jane Austen was laid to rest at Winchester's grand cathedral, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has unveiled a new 10-pound note that features one of Britain's most-renowned authors. More>>

Disney Parks name Star Wars lands Galaxy's Edge

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Disney Parks doesn't want Han Solo or Luke Skywalker to save the day at their new Star Wars-themed lands. More>>

Daniel Radcliffe comes to aid of mugging victim in London

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Actor Daniel Radcliffe has come to the help of a man who was mugged by moped-riding attackers in London. More>>

Macron: My charm offensive may soften Trump's climate stance

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French President Emmanuel Macron says his glamorous Paris charm offensive on new friend Donald Trump might have changed the U.S. president's mind on climate change. More>>

Cameras turned off again for White House press briefing

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A must-see event of the early Trump administration, the White House briefing, is off-camera again. More>>

Redskins QB Cousins to play another season on franchise tag

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The deadline for Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins to sign a long-term deal has come and gone, meaning the quarterback will play a second consecutive season on the franchise tag. More>>

Venezuela opposition calls strike, Trump threatens 'actions' Video included

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Venezuelan's opposition said more than 7.1 million people responded to its call to vote in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution. More>>

Studio: Kermit actor fired for 'unacceptable' conduct

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The Muppets Studio is blaming "unacceptable business conduct" for its dismissal of Steve Whitmire as the longtime voice of Kermit the Frog. Whitmire had been with the Muppets since 1978. More>>

Needles all over: What to do if you find syringes in public

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Needles everywhere: What to do and whom to call if you or your children find discarded syringes. More>>

Cowboys' Whitehead: Stolen dog is safely back home

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Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead is asking for help locating his pitbull Blitz after burglars took the dog and demanded a $10,000 ransom. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Health care bill collapse leaves divided GOP at crossroads; Australians see woman's shooting by Minneapolis police officer as 'American nightmare'; Trump administration: Iran complying with nuclear deal but defying its spirit. More>>

US: Iran complying with nuclear deal but defying its spirit

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Senior U.S. officials say the Trump administration is certifying to Congress that Iran is technically complying with the 2015 nuclear deal but is "unquestionably in default of the spirit" of the agreement. More>>

California lawmakers extend landmark climate change law

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California lawmakers are nearing a high-stakes decision that will decide the fate of a climate initiative that Gov. Jerry Brown holds up as a model to be replicated around the world to confront rising global temperatures. More>>

Qatar: Alleged UAE hacking 'unfortunate,' violation of law

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Qatar says the reported involvement of the United Arab Emirates in hacking its government news site in May is "unfortunate" and a breach of agreements among the Gulf countries. More>>

No Trump slump in tourism but there could be a Trump bump

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The Trump slump that the U.S. tourism industry worried about has not materialized, and in fact some say there might even be a Trump bump. More>>

Arizona flash flood kills 9 relatives celebrating birthday Video included

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Adults, teens and children as young as 2 were enjoying a summer afternoon by cooling off in an Arizona creek when the gentle waters turned deadly. More>>

The Latest: More crews, dogs to join search for missing man

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Authorities say the person who is still missing from a flash flood in central Arizona that killed nine other people isn't a 13-year-old boy. More>>

Whose side are you on? Separate lawyers defend Trump, aides

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A growing cast of lawyers is signing up to defend President Donald Trump and his associates as the Russia probes unfold. And they're all focused on their own clients, not those clients' colleagues. More>>

Jordanian soldier gets life term for killing 3 US troops

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Jordanian military court sentences soldier to life in shooting deaths of 3 US military trainers at air base. More>>

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Foes from left and right are using the delayed vote on the Republican health care bill to make it as politically toxic as possible for wavering GOP senators to support it. More>>

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A boat that fuels itself is setting off around the world from Paris on a six-year journey that its designers hope serves as a model for emissions-free energy networks of the future. More>>

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The Vatican is putting the former president and treasurer of its children's hospital on trial. More>>

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Less than two weeks after North Korea's first intercontinental ballistic missile test, South Korea's new president has offered to hold talks at the tense border separating the two Koreas in what would be the rivals' first face-to-face meeting in 19 months. More>>

Relatives demand answers in fatal Minnesota police shooting

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The family of an Australian woman who was shot and killed by police in Minneapolis says they're trying to understand why it happened. More>>

'Unique:' Lion seen nursing leopard cub in Tanzania

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'Extremely unique:' New photos show lion nursing leopard cub in Tanzania. More>>

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Among 10 Things to Know for Tuesday: GOP health bill stalls, deadly Minneapolis police shooting under scrutiny, Venezuelans call strike. More>>

S. Korea offers talks on tension, family reunions with North

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South Korea has offered to talk with North Korea about easing animosities along their tense border and resuming reunions of families separated by their war in the 1950s. More>>

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Portland, Oregon, promotes river that runs through it as finally swimmer-friendly, sewage-free. More>>

A look at deadly flooding incidents in slot canyons

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Delta tells Ann Coulter her insults are 'unacceptable'

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Delta Air Lines has pushed back at Ann Coulter after the conservative commentator berated the carrier on Twitter over a changed seat assignment. More>>

What we learned at Wimbledon: Never count out Roger Federer

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Roger Federer's eighth Wimbledon title gave him two Grand Slam trophies in 2017. More>>

More hurdles as Senate again delays vote on GOP health bill

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With McCain recovering from surgery, McConnell defers action on health care bill needing every GOP vote. More>>

UN reports rise in Afghan war deaths, blames insurgents

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A U.N. report says Afghanistan's protracted war killed a record number of civilians during the first six months of this year, blaming the majority of the deaths on bombings by insurgents. More>>

Clarification: France-Obit-Veil story

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Clarification: France-Obit-Veil story. More>>

Winners and losers complicate GOP's path on health care bill

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New winners and losers could complicate prospects for latest GOP health care bill. More>>

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

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A publicist for Martin Landau says the Oscar-winning actor and star of the "Mission: Impossible" TV series has died. More>>

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