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'Let 1994 go': Simpson case's racial symbolism now a relic

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 7:52am
Justin Zimmerman was a 7-year-old black boy in Moreno Valley, California, when O.J. Simpson was on trial for murder....
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Mixed signals from Trump White House on health care strategy

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 5:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Repeal and replace "Obamacare." Just repeal. Or let it fail - maybe with a little nudge. President Donald Trump has sent a flurry of mixed messages, raising questions about the White House strategy on health care....
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Small seaplane makes hard landing in NY's East River.

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 2:49am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A seaplane made a hard landing in New York's East River on Friday and passengers including TV producer Bill Lawrence, the creator of "Scrubs" and other shows, were rescued....
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For Sanders, path to Trump press secretary began in Arkansas

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:49am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics - and down-home rhetoric - from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee....
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Republicans embrace tax hike targeting Democratic states

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:49am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans aren't usually big on raising taxes, but they're really eager to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes....
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Mexico murders up with deadliest month in at least 20 years

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:49pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico's spiraling violence reached new heights with 2,234 murders in June, the country's deadliest month in at least 20 years, according to government data....
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Minneapolis shooting brings unwelcome attention to Somalis

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:49pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The killing of an unarmed Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight on the city's beleaguered Somali community, where many again find themselves on the defensive....
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Mexico City sees drug-war-style violence come to the capital

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 8:47pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Burnt-out vehicles. Road blockades. A raging gun battle between armored marines and gang members that left eight dead....
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Abortion fight rages in Kentucky, which has just 1 clinic

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 8:47pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Both sides in the abortion fight raging in Kentucky agree on one thing: The stakes are as high as ever in a state that could become the first in the nation without an abortion clinic....
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Review: Amazon meal kits offer easy dinners _ for a price

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 8:47pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- Amazon's new ready-to-eat meal package is the perfect recipe for someone who doesn't have enough time to shop and cook, yet has a healthy appetite and a need for balanced meals....
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The Latest: Trump tweets that Spicer's future is 'bright'

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 7:44pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on changes to the White House communications staff (all times local):...
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Poland's senators approve contentious court overhaul

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 6:41pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's Senate approved a contentious law on Saturday that gives politicians substantial influence over the Supreme Court, in defiance of European Union criticism....
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Sean Spicer unlikely to disappear from television

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 6:41pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- He won't be behind a podium at the White House, but it's unlikely Sean Spicer will disappear from television....
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In Senate, ailing lawmakers given plenty of time to recover

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 5:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. John McCain's treatment for brain cancer could keep him out of Washington for weeks, perhaps months, and yet it's unlikely anyone will challenge his extended leave....
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Minnesota police shooting isn't only death of 911 caller

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 5:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in Minnesota isn't by any means the first-time police in the U.S. have mistakenly killed someone who called them for help or to report a crime....
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Linkin Park cancels tour after Chester Bennington's death

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 3:40pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The band Linkin Park canceled its North American tour Friday after its lead singer, Chester Bennington, was found dead by hanging the day before....
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O.J. Simpson will get his freedom, but then what?

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 2:40pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) -- When O.J. Simpson gets out of prison in October for his first taste of freedom in nine years, he will have the mementos he was convicted of stealing in a Las Vegas heist, his guaranteed NFL pension and, with any luck, certain life skills he says he acquired behind bars....
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Minnesota police shooting isn't only death of 911 caller

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 1:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in Minnesota isn't by any means the first time police in the U.S. have mistakenly killed someone who called them for help or to report a crime....
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