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In South Sudan, a child soldier long thought dead comes back

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:10pm
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- She had no body to bury, so the grieving mother kneeled in the dirt outside her small hut, recited psalms and simply traced her finger over the uneven earth....
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What drug-dealing 'darknet' sites have in common with eBay

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- AlphaBay, the now-shuttered online marketplace that authorities say traded in illegal drugs, firearms and counterfeit goods, wasn't all that different from any other e-commerce site, court documents show....
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Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:10pm
Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that started with the school's investigation into a call to an escort service....
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CIA director: Moscow loves to 'stick it to America'

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:09pm
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) -- CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that Russia has no plans to leave Syria and will continue to try to meddle in U.S. affairs to "stick it to America."...
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The Latest: Greek officials say more than 100 hurt in quake

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 7:09pm
KOS, Greece (AP) -- The Latest on an earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and nearby Greek islands (all times local):...
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CIA director: Moscow loves to 'stick it to America'

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 5:03pm
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) -- CIA Director Mike Pompeo says Russia is interested in staying in Syria, partly because they "love to stick it to America."...
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US says ban on lap

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 5:03pm
DALLAS (AP) -- The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the U.S. is over, as federal officials say that large airports in the region have taken other steps to increase security....
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Cancer isn't silencing McCain in career's latest chapter

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 5:03pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- John McCain couldn't bring himself to vote for Donald Trump - so he talked about writing in his best friend's name for president. After the election, he's been the leading Senate Republican critic of Trump's posture toward Russia. And from his Arizona home, where he's battling brain cancer, the Arizona senator on Thursday lobbed a new attack at the White House over its Syria policy....
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US buildings, NFL stadium check panels amid fears of fire

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 4:00pm
In promotional brochures, a U.S. company boasted of the "stunning visual effect" its shimmering aluminum panels created in an NFL stadium, an Alaskan high school and a luxury hotel along Baltimore's Inner Harbor that "soars 33 stories into the air."...
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Cancer isn't silencing McCain in career's latest chapter

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 4:00pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- John McCain couldn't bring himself to vote for Donald Trump - so he talked about writing in his best friend's name for president. After the election, he's been the leading Senate Republican critic of Trump's posture toward Russia. And from his Arizona home, where he's battling brain cancer, the Arizona senator on Thursday lobbed a new attack at the White House over its Syria policy....
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US buildings, NFL stadium check panels amid fears of fire

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 3:00pm
In promotional brochures, a U.S. company boasted of the "stunning visual effect" its shimmering aluminum panels created in an NFL stadium, an Alaskan high school and a luxury hotel along Baltimore's Inner Harbor that "soars 33 stories into the air."...
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New York Times a favorite Trump target - and interview venue

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 3:00pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump has repeatedly denounced The New York Times as "fake news," yet he's granted more interviews to its reporters since taking office than any other media outlet except for Fox News Channel....
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The Juice will be loose: O.J. Simpson granted parole

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 2:00pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) -- O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star....
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Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 2:00pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, whose screeching vocals helped the rock-rap band become one of the most commercially successful acts in the 2000s, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner said. He was 41....
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Analysis: Trump Sessions comments show penchant for shaming

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 2:00pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The art of humiliation appears to be a key operating principle for President Donald Trump....
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Trump's envoy picks hesitate on question of Russian meddling

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 2:00pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several of President Donald Trump's nominees for key ambassador posts declined Thursday to say unequivocally whether Russia sought to interfere in the 2016 presidential election....
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The Latest: OJ Simpson's sister weeps after parole decision

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:48pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) -- The Latest on O.J. Simpson's parole hearing (all times local):...
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Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:48pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner says. He was 41....
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Trump's envoy picks hesitate on question of Russian meddling

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:48pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several of President Donald Trump's nominees for key ambassador posts are declining to say unequivocally whether Russia sought to meddle in the 2016 presidential election....
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The Latest: Official: NFL arena has panels like London tower

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:48pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Latest on concerns about fire safety in U.S. buildings (all times local):...
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