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Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 6:08pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident Friday evening in Fresno County, the company said....
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Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 4:06pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Gregg Allman, a survivor of tragedy, knew the blues musically and in a painfully personal way....
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Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 3:06pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident Friday evening in Fresno County, the company said....
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The Latest: Police eye Oregon stabbing suspect's ideology

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 3:06pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Latest on a stabbing on a Portland, Oregon, train that left two dead (all times local):...
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The Latest: Police identify victims in Oregon train attack

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 2:05pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Latest on a stabbing on a Portland, Oregon, train that left two dead (all times local):...
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Police: Suspect in Portland stabbings ranted about Muslims

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 2:05pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A man who police say fatally stabbed two people who tried to stop him from yelling anti-Islamic slurs on a Portland light-rail train spent time in prison for robbery and kidnapping charges years ago, according to court records and a defense attorney....
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Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 1:04pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, a publicist said. He was 69....
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After UK, Egypt attacks, Libya seen as militants' haven

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 1:04pm
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) -- The Libya connection in the May 22 Manchester concert suicide bombing and Friday's attack on Christians in Egypt has shone a light on the threat posed by militant Islamic groups that have taken advantage of lawlessness in the troubled North African nation to put down roots, recruit fighters and export jihadists to cause death and carnage elsewhere....
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At JFK's centennial, book chronicles presidency, day-by-day

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 12:04pm
John F. Kennedy was born 100 years ago Monday, and a new book recounts his brief but eventful presidency - and the style and wit with which he shaped the hopes of a generation - through day-by-day reports drawn from coverage at the time, right up to his assassination in November 1963....
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Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman'

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 10:03am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Take a seat, "Thor."...
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With new law, Lyft, Uber set to return to Texas capital city

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 9:00am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft, which left Texas's tech-savvy capital city a year ago over local fingerprint requirements for drivers, are set to return after state lawmakers intervened....
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Supporters of Roosevelt National Park seek to block refinery

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 7:58am
MEDORA, N.D. (AP) -- When Meridian Energy Group set out to develop "the cleanest refinery on the planet," it chose a spot in western North Dakota's oil patch near highways, railroads and a picturesque national park named for a former president revered for his conservation advocacy....
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In opioid crisis, a new risk for police: accidental overdose

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 6:58am
BEL AIR, Md. (AP) -- As Cpl. Kevin Phillips pulled up to investigate a suspected opioid overdose, paramedics were already at the Maryland home giving a man a life-saving dose of the overdose reversal drug Narcan. Drugs were easy to find: a package of heroin on the railing leading to a basement; another batch on a shelf above a nightstand....
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Lobsterman shares his tale of 12 hours floating on his boots

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 6:58am
MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) -- The darkest moment of John Aldridge's 12 terrifying hours of floating alone in the Atlantic Ocean came in the first moments after he was flung off his lobster boat....
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British Airways cancels flights amid global computer outage

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 5:58am
LONDON (AP) -- British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure causes severe disruption for travelers....
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Melania Trump's pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 4:58am
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- Melania Trump's first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the median U.S. income in 2015....
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Central African Republic killings send entire town fleeing

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 3:57am
BRIA, Central African Republic (AP) -- Scores of blackened homes dot this town where more than 41,000 people have fled for their lives....
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Bob Myers' care for people goes long way as Warriors GM

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 1:56am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- When Bob Myers hosts a dinner party, he is the guy who once it's all over has a pretty good read on the entire evening: who had a great time, who held something back, which couples are getting along, who might be dealing with a life challenge but chose to keep it private....
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What happens to Earth if the US exits the climate deal?

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 12:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth is likely to hit more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. pulls back from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That's because America contributes so much to rising temperatures....
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