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The Latest: OJ Simpson's daughter wants him to come home

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:01am
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) -- The Latest on O.J. Simpson's parole hearing (all times local):...
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McCain says 'I'll be back soon' as he battles brain cancer

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:01am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Battling brain cancer, Sen. John McCain on Thursday promised to return to work, leveling fresh criticism at the Trump administration and aiming a good-natured dig at Republican and Democratic colleagues who were jolted by news of the six-term lawmaker's diagnosis....
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They escaped Islamic State's bastion, but remain terrified

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:01am
AIN ISSA, Syria (AP) -- They have escaped their hold, but displaced residents of Raqqa still fear the militants of the Islamic State group, terrified they will return and seek revenge for defeats....
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In surrealist twist, Dali to be exhumed in paternity lawsuit

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:01am
FIGUERES, Spain (AP) -- Salvador Dali's eccentric artistic and personal history took yet another bizarre turn Thursday with the exhumation of his embalmed remains in order to find genetic samples that could settle whether one of the founding figures of surrealism fathered a girl decades ago....
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McDonald's adds Big Mac onesie, sweats to items it delivers

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:01am
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) -- 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....
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2 missing Burundi teens entered Canada; no foul play seen

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 9:57am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police have received reports that two of the Burundi teenagers gone missing after an international robotics competition were seen crossing the border into Canada....
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Researchers in Cambodia find nest of rare riverine bird

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 9:57am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Wildlife researchers in Cambodia have found a breeding location for the masked finfoot bird, one of the world's most endangered, raising hopes of its continuing survival, the researchers announced Thursday....
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Sessions staying as attorney general despite Trump rebuke

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he has no immediate plans to resign after President Donald Trump excoriated the nation's top prosecutor for recusing himself from the probe of suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. political campaign....
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McCain's cancer diagnosis jolts Senate

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. John McCain's diagnosis of brain cancer jolted the Senate where Republicans and Democrats offered prayers and words of encouragement for a six-term lawmaker with a war hero past....
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Power-sharing deal between former foes taking shape in Gaza

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:34am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- More than 2,000 supporters of former Gaza strongman Mohammed Dahlan have staged a march in Gaza, raising banners with large photos of him....
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For many African girls, menstruation means humiliation

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:34am
WAKISO, Uganda (AP) -- Some menstruating schoolgirls were locked in dormitories while their peers were in class. To avoid the humiliation, others stayed home....
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Something old: Historic bank's beauty lures brides-to-be

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:34am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Second Bank of the United States might not be Philadelphia's top tourist draw, having to compete with neighbors like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, but its regal architecture is luring a whole different type of visitor: wedding photographers and soon-to-be brides and grooms....
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Maybe Michelangelo: Is living room painting a masterpiece?

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:34am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) -- Martin Kober is convinced the painting of a dying Jesus that hung above the mantel in his upstate New York childhood home is the work of Michelangelo. Getting experts to agree remains the $300 million hurdle....
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Ryan Seacrest back as host of 'Idol' when it returns on ABC

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:34am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Seacrest in!...
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World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 4:52pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there's enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash, according to a new cradle-to-grave global study....
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Northwest Passage's history marked by dangers, death

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 4:52pm
THE ARCTIC CIRCLE (AP) -- European explorers had long speculated about the existence of an Arctic route that connected the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and would avoid the long journey around South America's Cape Horn....
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Callista Gingrich casts Trump as guardian of the environment

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Callista Gingrich, Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to the Vatican, told skeptical Democrats on Tuesday that the president wants the United States to be an environmental leader even after pulling the country out of the landmark accord aimed at combatting global warming....
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Metal detectors at Jerusalem shrine trigger new tensions

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:52am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A dispute over metal detectors is escalating into a new showdown between Israel and the Muslim world over a Jerusalem shrine that has triggered major Israeli-Palestinian confrontations in the past....
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Game of Thrones: Shame Cersei, you lost your food supply

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:52am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the eagerly-awaited season 7 premiere of HBO's hit TV series, "Game of Thrones," Jon Snow and Cersei Lannister each learned some tough lessons about having scarce resources....
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The Latest: Trump says let Obamacare fail, he won't 'own it'

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law (all times local):...
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