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APNewsBreak: New York eyes 'textalyzer' to bust drivers

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APNewsBreak: New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the "textalyzer" that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a crash was texting while driving. More>>

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Vatican Cardinal Pell faces Australian court on sex charges

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Cardinal George Pell appears in an Australian court on charges of sexual abuse and vows through his lawyer he will fight the allegations that have threatened the pope's image as a crusader against abusive clergy. More>>

Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprint

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Scientists are building yeast DNA from scratch, a stepping stone toward making new organisms. More>>

'Pharma Bro' won't stop talking, except to jury in trial

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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli says on social media that he's being railroaded at his securities fraud trial, but he won't be defending himself in court. More>>

US Rep: Truck passed checkpoint 2 hours before discovery

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A Texas congressman says a truck that carried dozens of immigrants passed through a Border Patrol checkpoint about two hours before it was discovered outside a San Antonio Walmart. More>>

Ohio set to end 3-year hiatus with execution of child killer

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Ohio is preparing to put a condemned child killer to death in the state's first execution in more than three years. More>>

Brain disease seen in most football players in large report Video included

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Research on the brains of 202 former football players shows brain disease in most. More>>

Senate opens 'Obamacare' debate at last but outcome in doubt Video included

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Republican leaders are steering the Senate toward a crucial vote on their health care bill. More>>

Black seniors test reminiscing to guard against Alzheimer's

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A small but unique study is testing whether jogging memories where they were made can help older African-Americans stay mentally sharp and slow early memory loss. More>>

The Latest: Senate blocks proposal to repeal 'Obamacare'

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President Donald Trump says "we will soon see whether or not Republicans are willing to step up to the plate!" on health care. More>>

Trump: Nation closer to liberation from 'Obamacare'

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President Donald Trump is headed to Ohio for a victory lap with the very voters who put him in office. More>>

Top Vatican official faces Australian court on sex charges

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The most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis is expected to make his first court appearance in Australia on Wednesday, as he vows to clear his name in a scandal that has rattled Rome. More>>

Trump cranks up heat on Sessions, says "time will tell" fate

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AP sources: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions, refers to attorney general as 'beleaguered'. More>>

Trump ex-campaign chair talks with Senate investigators

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President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators. More>>

Rights groups ask Duterte to retract threat to bomb schools

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Human rights groups have asked the Philippine president to withdraw his threat to order airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels. More>>

Trump weighs replacing Fed Chair Yellen with ex-Goldman exec

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Trump says he is considering Yellen, Cohn and others to lead the Federal Reserve. More>>

Artist uses Iraq refugees, war veterans in radio project

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An Iraqi-American artist is launching a 10-part radio broadcast that features voices of Philadelphia-area Iraqi refugees, Iraq war veterans and the "Walter Cronkite of Iraq" recalling their memories of the culturally rich nation. More>>

Bodies buried after being missing in Swiss Alps for 75 years

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A Swiss couple whose bodies were found on an Alpine glacier after they went missing for nearly 75 years has been buried in Switzerland. More>>

Pressure mounts to curtail surgery on intersex children

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For decades, U.S. doctors have been performing surgery on intersex children before they are old enough to have a say in that decision, but that practice is now under assault. More>>

Cheers for McCain, then a speech like impassioned prophet

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At the twilight of a storied career and battling a brain tumor, Sen. John McCain stands poised to deliver for his party and his president on the issue that's defined the GOP for the past seven years. More>>

Justice Dept. rules intensify crackdown on sanctuary cities

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The Justice Department says it won't give cities law enforcement grant money unless they give federal immigration authorities access to jails, alert them on pending immigrant release. More>>

Nielsen tries to quantify the Hulu, YouTube effect

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Nielsen says it will start counting how many people are watching live TV services from online streaming companies Hulu and YouTube. More>>

Authorities warn virtual kidnapping scams are on the rise

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Authorities are warning about a rise in virtual kidnappings _ where con artists falsely claim to be holding victims' relatives for ransom. More>>

The Latest: Senate panel drops Manafort subpoena

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President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators. More>>

The Latest: McCain calls on both parties to work together

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Sen. John McCain, battling brain cancer, has voted to move ahead on repealing the Obama health law. More>>

The Latest: Trump talks 'new immigration system' in Ohio

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President Donald Trump takes a victory lap in Ohio with the very voters who put him in office. More>>

Thousands join Muslim prayer protests over Jerusalem shrine Video included

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Israel begins dismantling metal detectors from gates of contested Jerusalem shrine that had enraged Muslim world. More>>

US Navy fires warning shots near Iran ship in Persian Gulf

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An American defense official says a U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots near an Iranian naval ship during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf. More>>

Charlie Gard's parents ask court to let him die at home

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Lawyers on both sides of the case involving critically ill infant Charlie Gard will be returning to Britain's High Court. More>>

Trump, Lebanese leader pledge solidarity against terrorism

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President Donald Trump and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri pledge solidarity in fighting terrorism. More>>

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: GOP sets Senate health care vote buoyed by McCain's return; Kushner returns to Capitol Hill for 2nd day of interviews; Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine. More>>

Robot finds likely melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor

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An underwater robot has captured images of massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel and covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. More>>

Report: NKorea's missile program farther along than believed

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A senior House Republican is calling North Korea's first test-firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile an "alarming development.". More>>

The Latest: Trump cranks up heat on Sessions

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President Donald Trump is keeping up pressure on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, taking to Twitter to accuse him of taking a "VERY WEAK" position on "Hillary Clinton crimes.". More>>

Trump message chief willing to 'fire everybody' for leaking

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President Donald Trump's new communications director says he's ready to clean house in order to prevent information leaks that have plagued the administration. More>>

Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

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The gruesome discovery of a tractor-trailer full of dozens of dead and suffocating people outside a San Antonio Walmart reflects a durable business model for smugglers. More>>

UK to tighten rules on drones after near-misses with planes

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British officials have announced plans to regulate drone use in a bid to prevent accidents and threats to commercial aviation. More>>

Trump shows the Boy Scouts how to start a political fire

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President Donald Trump's rage against perceived political enemies Monday while speaking to Boy Scouts has infuriated parents and former Scouts. More>>

What could happen if Jeff Sessions is pushed out of office?

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President Donald Trump's withering invective about Jeff Sessions over the last week an effort to pressure the attorney general into resigning with an eye to ending the Justice Department investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. More>>

Priest at center of clergy sex abuse scandal to be released

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Prosecutors say one of the most notorious figures in the Boston clergy sex abuse scandal has completed his prison sentence on child rape charges and will be released this week. More>>

Mic captures GOP senator ripping Trump, mocking lawmaker

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GOP Sen. Susan Collins is making fun of Texas GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold, who made waves yesterday by saying women senators such as Maine Republican Susan Collins were "repugnant" for opposing the GOP's efforts to repeal and replace "Obamacare.". More>>

IRS sees big drop in identity theft, stolen tax refunds

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The IRS says it is seeing a big drop in the number of tax refunds being stolen by identity thieves after the agency teamed up with tax preparers to fight the problem. More>>

Israel bars entry to 5 US activists under anti-BDS law

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Five US Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders were barred from boarding a flight to Israel under a new law that prohibits entry to the Jewish state by foreign activists who advocate a boycott of the country. More>>

Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

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A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for 8 1/2 years after stopping anti-HIV medicines. More>>

Reporter Q&A: A look at Duterte's state of the nation speech

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The Associated Press' chief Manila correspondent, Jim Gomez, who has covered regional politics for more than two decades, discusses Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's second state of the nation speech. More>>

Guards: 2 unreported uprisings at troubled Kansas prison

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Guards say there were two previously unreported mass disturbances at the El Dorado Correctional Facility before last month's prison uprising. More>>

Iowa firm tied to truck deaths has history of legal problems

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The small Iowa trucking company linked to the deadly case of immigrant smuggling in Texas has a history of safety and tax violations and financial problems. More>>

Meyer has Ohio State running like Fortune 500 juggernaut

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Urban Meyer looks like the CEO of a Fortune 500 juggernaut for good reason. More>>

AP source: Free agent Derrick Rose agrees to deal with Cavs

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Two people familiar with the meeting say free agent Derrick Rose is meeting Monday with the Cleveland Cavaliers to discuss a contract. More>>

No Fox apology in fight with New York Times about raid story

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Fox clarifies, but doesn't apologize for a weekend story suggesting reporting in The New York Times foiled an attempt to capture the Islamic State's leader two years ago. More>>

Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die

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The parents of a critically ill infant are returning to court for the latest stage in their effort to seek permission to take the child to the United States for medical treatment. More>>

U2's Bono meets French President Macron to discuss poverty

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French President Emmanuel Macron has received pop singer and philanthropist Bono at the Elysee Palace in Paris for talks about poverty. More>>

Is that really a beached whale beneath Paris' Notre Dame?

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A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris _ but it's really just an art installation from a Belgian artists' collective. More>>

Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54

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Pakistani officials: Car bomb kills 12 people, wounds 25 in eastern city of Lahore. More>>

Duterte vows end to uprising, 'jail or hell' in drug war

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A year after Duterte promised to cleanse the Philippines of illegal drugs in three to six months, tame corruption and began lashing out at the US, his 'shock and awe' declarations have collided with reality. More>>

Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

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A 60-year-old man who was arrested after authorities say at least nine people died in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer found outside a Walmart in San Antonio is due in federal court. More>>

Burr-Hamilton? Angry lawmaker singles out 'female senators'

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A Republican congressman says it's "absolutely repugnant" that the GOP-led Senate has failed to vote to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law and he is singling out "some female senators from the Northeast.". More>>

AP sources: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions

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President Donald Trump took a new swipe at Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday, referring to him in a tweet as "beleaguered". More>>

McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

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The Senate plans a vote this week on a Republican health care bill but it's a mystery what they are voting on. More>>

AP PHOTOS: American black women feel it's time to get a gun

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From ministers to bankers, American black women are picking up firearms and learning how to shoot. More>>

Trump tells reporter to be "quiet" Video included

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President Donald Trump told a reporter asking questions to be "quiet.". More>>

No Russia collusion, 'nothing to hide,' Kushner tells Senate Video included

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Congressional investigators probing Russia's meddling in the U.S. election will this week have their first opportunity to hear from someone in President Donald Trump's innermost circle: son-in-law Jared Kushner. More>>

Last orca calf born in captivity at a SeaWorld park dies

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Last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld's former orca-breeding program has died at its San Antonio park. More>>

Promising 'A Better Deal,' Democrats try to rebrand party

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Democrats are trying to bounce back from their November election losses and rebrand themselves, rolling out a populist new message under the headline "A Better Deal.". More>>

Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24 Video included

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A suicide car bomb exploded in a western neighborhood of Kabul early Monday morning, but an Afghan government official said it was not known if there were further casualties. More>>

11 states sue over EPA delay of new chemical safety rules

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A coalition of 11 states has filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's decision to delay new chemical plant safety rules from taking effect for at least two years. More>>

Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance Video included

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Israeli security Cabinet fails to reach decision on new security measures at Jerusalem holy site that set off clashes. More>>

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Among 10 Things to Know for Tuesday: President Trump's son-in-law tells a Senate panel he has 'nothing to hide' from investigators looking into Russia connections; Mitch McConnell plans initial vote on GOP health plan. More>>

Evangelical leaders rally around Kushner amid Russia probe

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Evangelical leaders are rallying around White House senior adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner. More>>

The Latest: Pope prays for ill baby Charlie Gard and parents

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The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard are dropping their legal bid to send him to the United States for experimental treatment. More>>

UK girl left in tears after she's fined for selling lemonade

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A British man and his young daughter have gained international attention after being fined for selling lemonade outside. More>>

Police: Driver heavily armed during interstate shootout

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Police say a driver who shot at officers during a chase that closed a busy highway near St. Louis is dead. More>>

The Latest: Trump's son-in-law denies colluding with Russia

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President Donald Trump's son-in-law says that he only had four contacts with Russians during the campaign and presidential transition and that none of them were improper. More>>

Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

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Black women are picking up firearms and learning how to shoot, citing a desire to protect themselves and fears about today's political climate. More>>

Hunt is on for chainsaw attacker who wounded 5 in Swiss city

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Swiss police say that five people have been hospitalized, two of them with serious injuries, following an incident in the northern city of Schaffhausen. More>>

Spieth takes road less to traveled to British Open

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Jordan Spieth is the British Open champion everyone expected with a finish that no one imagined. More>>

Trump's new messenger says briefings back on camera

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President Donald Trump's new communications chief says television cameras can start rolling again in the White House briefing room. More>>

St. Peter's Square fountains being shut off due to drought

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The Vatican says it's shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought. More>>

No dye: Cancer patients' gray hair darkened on immune drugs

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Cancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark in a development that has doctors scratching their heads. More>>

Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs dispute

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Some relatives of Nelson Mandela say a new book by a military doctor that documents the South African leader's treatment before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality. More>>

A vacant White House job: first pet Video included

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Politically ambitious pups and kittens: Put your resumes aside. More>>

Trump's new message man deletes inconvenient tweets

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One of Anthony Scaramucci's first acts after accepting President Donald Trump's offer to be the new White House communications director was to apologize to Trump. More>>

Victory for 'Dunkirk' and 'Girls Trip' at the box office

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It's victory for "Dunkirk" at the box office this weekend, with studios saying the Christopher Nolan World War II epic earned an estimated $50.5 million to top the charts. More>>

Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

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Prince William and Prince Harry are paying tribute to their mother, Princess Diana, as the 20th anniversary of her death in a car crash approaches. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Suspect due in Texas court after 9 die in sweltering truck; Trump son-in-law Kushner heads to Congress in Russia probe; Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 24 people. More>>

O.J. Simpson had a 'conflict-free life'? Not really

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When O.J. Simpson told a parole board last week that he led a "conflict-free life" before going to prison for a bungled Las Vegas heist, he seemed to forget that he had some serious run-ins with the law. More>>

The Latest: EU condemns deadly Afghan attacks Video included

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An Afghan health ministry official says 2 people were killed and another 2 injured in a suicide car bomb attack in a western neighborhood of Kabul early Monday morning. More>>

Baby Charlie protesters rally as hospital reports threats

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Campaigners who want critically ill baby Charlies Gard to receive experimental treatment are planning a rally and prayer vigil as hospital officials say they have received death threats related to the heartbreaking case. 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>>

Israel says guard at Amman embassy shot after being attacked Video included

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Israel's Foreign Ministry has provided first details of a shooting at Israel's embassy in Jordan, saying a security guard shot and killed two Jordanians in a confrontation. More>>

Turkish leader wades into Qatar dispute with Gulf tour

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A top official in the Arab bloc isolating Qatar says the Gulf state needs to change its policies as part of any direct negotiations to resolve the crisis. More>>

Divided UK, inconclusive election could put brakes on Brexit

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Just over a year after British voters chose to leave the European Union, the country remains deeply divided over Brexit. More>>

US student freed after week held in China over taxi dispute

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A U.S. lawmakers says a detained American college student has been released by Chinese authorities a week after his arrest for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was reportedly roughing up the student's mother. More>>

White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill

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Trump, GOP-led Congress on a possible collision course over a Russia sanctions package that demands Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties to be leveled against Moscow. More>>

How smugglers use trucks with sometimes deadly results

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It could take months for investigators to determine exactly how and why a scheme to smuggle dozens of Mexicans into the United States ended with the deaths of 10 in a tractor-trailer discovered in Texas. More>>

2 Jordanians killed, 1 Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy Video included

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A news site linked to Jordan's military has reported a violent incident near Israel's embassy in the kingdom's capital of Amman. More>>

Jordan's wild journey: Spieth wins British Open

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Spieth closes with flourish to win British Open, his third major championship. More>>

Israeli security Cabinet meets to review policy at shrine

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The Israeli military says it has carried out a wave of West Bank arrests following a deadly stabbing attack against an Israeli family. More>>

9 die in immigrant-smuggling attempt in sweltering truck

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Eight people have been found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart in Texas in what police are calling a tragic human trafficking case. More>>

Lawmakers herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

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A senior House Democrat says congressional negotiators have reached agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package, paving the way for passage of the popular bill before Congress departs for the August recess. More>>

The Latest: Hamas leader praises 'heroic' knife attacker

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Israel has installed new security cameras at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site. More>>

US states vie for big Foxconn display panel factory

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Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize. More>>

The Latest: Officials: Mexico, Guatemala natives on truck

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The temperature in San Antonio had been in the 90s just before eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store. More>>

10 Things to Know for Monday

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Among 10 Things to Know for Monday: Senate prepares to vote on GOP health bill that's cloaked in secrecy; At least 9 die in botched immigrant smuggling attempt. More>>

Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

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President Donald trump has fired off a volley of early morning tweets that again showed how furious he remains over multiple investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. More>>

BBC women want wide gender pay gap fixed now, not in 3 years

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Prominent women at the BBC want the broadcaster's gender pay gap to be resolved now rather than in several years. More>>

Li Haotong shoots 63 at British Open for round of his life

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Li Haotong crept into unexpected contention at the British Open with the round of his life. 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>>

Rookie from New Jersey wins World Series of Poker, $8.1M

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The marquee no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas is down to the final three players vying for the top prize of more than $8.1 million. More>>

Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world'

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President Donald Trump will help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship. More>>

Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak ends his term

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Russia ambassador to the United States, a prominent figure in the controversy over Russia's possible involvement in the presidential election, has ended his assignment. More>>

The Latest: Pennsylvania man OK with 2nd at main poker event

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New Jersey's Scott Blumstein is this year's World Series of Poker champion. More>>

Federal grand jury indicts US soldier on terrorism charges

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A federal grand jury in Hawaii has indicted a U.S. soldier for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. More>>

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

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A generation later, OJ Simpson's racial symbolism is now largely a relic as black Americans wrestle with more familiar injustices. More>>

Next Minneapolis police chief has deep community roots

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Minneapolis police chief says she wants to let 'fresh set of leadership eyes' be in charge of department, resigns amid criticism over shooting of Australian woman who had called 911. More>>

Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

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Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the 'Home Alone' movie series, has died at age 72. More>>

Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops

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Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and drivers by teaching armed motorists how they should handle themselves when they are pulled over. More>>

California governor turns to housing, rail after climate win

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Gov. Jerry Brown's plea to lawmakers to renew California's signature climate change law proved fruitful, bolstering his credibility as a world climate leader. More>>

Spieth 1 round away from 3rd leg of Grand Slam

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Jordan Spieth shoots 65 in British Open to build 3-shot lead, move a big step closer to 3rd leg of career Grand Slam. More>>

Strong aftershocks test nerves on Greek island after quake

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Hundreds of residents and tourists on the eastern Greek island of Kos have spent the night sleeping outdoors a night after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region, in Greece and Turkey. More>>

German runaway girl who converted to Islam is found in Iraq

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A prosecutor says that a German girl, who ran away from home after converting to Islam, has been found in Iraq. More>>

Pope calls for "moderation" after Jerusalem shrine violence

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Pope Francis has appealed for "moderation and dialogue" after recent killings in Jerusalem. 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>>

Protests across Poland over law to control judiciary

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The spokesman for Poland's president says the leader sees flaws in contentious legislation adopted by the Senate that gives politicians significant influence over the nation's top court. More>>

The Latest: Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion

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In a barrage of tweets, Trump asserts he has "complete power" to issue pardons _ and defends his son and takes a swipe at Hillary Clinton. More>>

Mexico murders up with deadliest month in at least 20 years

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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. 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>>

Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

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Prince William and Prince Harry are paying tribute to their mother, Princess Diana, as the 20th anniversary of her death in a car crash approaches. More>>

The Latest: Peace 'Quartet' urges restraint in Jerusalem

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A relative says Israeli troops have arrested the brother of a 20-year-old Palestinian who stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family. More>>

The Latest: Trump calls aircraft carrier a symbol of power

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President Donald Trump has arrived in Virginia to help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship that will officially be turned over to the Navy. 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>>

Israeli troops placed on high alert after deadly stabbings

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Six people dead after Israeli-Palestinian tensions over the Holy Land's most contested shrine boiled over into violence. More>>

Audi to update 850,000 cars as diesel recalls widen

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German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler. More>>

The Latest: 2 aftershocks hit damaged Greek island of Kos

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The family of a Turkish tourist who was one of two people to have died in the powerful earthquake that struck the eastern Greek island of Kos is on the island to prepare for the body's repatriation. More>>

The Latest: Spieth will take a 3-shot lead into final round

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The first weekend score is in the books at the British Open _ and it's a good one. More>>

Spicer out, Sanders and Scaramucci rise in Trump shake-up Video included

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As Sean Spicer prepares to leave White House, Sarah Huckabee Sanders to take over as press secretary and Anthony Scaramucci as head of the presidential communications team. More>>

Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airport

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Country singer Scotty McCreery cited after authorities say he had a loaded handgun with him in Raleigh-Durham International Airport. More>>

The Latest: Anti-govt protesters march in Polish cities

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A pro-democracy movement in Poland says that former president and democracy icon Lech Walesa will join a protest they are holding against new legislation that gives politicians significant control of the nation's top court. More>>

Linkin Park cancels tour after Chester Bennington's death Video included

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Chester Bennington died by hanging, Los Angeles County coroner confirms. More>>

UK palace releases Prince George's 4th birthday portrait

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Kensington Palace has released a portrait to mark the fourth birthday of Prince George. More>>

Lawsuit: Effects of 'bathroom bill' linger in North Carolina

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A revised lawsuit says transgender people in North Carolina say are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state's notorious "bathroom bill.". More>>

The Latest: German girl found in Mosul is in good health

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Three Iraqi intelligence and investigative officials have told The Associated Press that 26 foreigners have been arrested in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul _ including two men, eight children and 16 women _ and they have been taken to Baghdad. More>>

Trump Jr., Manafort may be interviewed privately by senators

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Avoiding subpoenas to testify before Congress, Trump Jr. and Manafort consider undergoing private interviews with Senate investigators. More>>

Police: Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces

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Helmand provincial police chief says errant US airstrike confirmed by Pentagon killed 12 Afghan National Police personnel and wounded two others. More>>

Quake rattles Italian town devastated by 2016 temblor

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An earthquake has rattled Amatrice, the central Italian town that was devastated by a temblor in 2016. More>>

O.J. Simpson will get his freedom, but then what?

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When O.J. Simpson gets out of prison in October after nine years, he will have some sports mementos, his NFL pension and, with any luck, certain life skills he says he acquired behind bars. More>>

Sean Spicer unlikely to disappear from television Video included

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He won't be behind a podium at the White House, but it's unlikely Sean Spicer will disappear from television. 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>>

Philippine Congress extends martial law in south amid siege

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The Philippine Congress has approved the president's appeal for martial law in the country's south to be extended to the end of the year, in a boost to a massive offensive aimed at quelling a two-month siege by Islamic State group-linked militants. More>>

Hungary's leader: EU and Soros seek to "Muslimize" Europe

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Hungary's radically anti-migration prime minister says European Union leaders and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros seek a "new, mixed, Muslimized Europe". More>>

Abortion fight rages in Kentucky, which has just 1 clinic Video included

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A federal judge has issued an order to keep protesters away from a "buffer zone" outside Kentucky's only abortion clinic, which is targeted by a national anti-abortion group. More>>

Creators of new HBO series address fears it glorifies racism

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Creators of new HBO series address fears it glorifies racism. More>>

Small seaplane makes hard landing in NY's East River.

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A small seaplane has made a hard landing in New York's East River. More>>

Poland's senators approve contentious court overhaul

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Special commission of Poland's Senate has summarily reviewed and approved a contentious bill that gives politicians influence on the nation's top court and has sent the to the Senate for a vote on Friday. More>>

Minneapolis shooting brings unwelcome attention to Somalis

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An unarmed Australian woman's fatal shooting by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight on the city's Somali community. More>>

Hawaii prepares for 'unlikely' North Korea missile threat

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Hawaii is the first state to prepare the public for the possibility of a ballistic missile threat from North Korea. More>>

In Senate, ailing lawmakers given plenty of time to recover

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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. More>>

Trump Jr., Manafort in talks with Senate panel Video included

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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>>

2 dead, 500 hurt as deadly quake rattles Greece, Turkey Video included

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A powerful earthquake sends a building crashing down on tourists at a bar on Greek holiday island of Kos and strikes panic on the nearby shores of Turkey, as 2 people killed and more than a hundred injured. More>>

Spicer exits as Trump shakes up his beleaguered press team Video included

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New York financier Anthony Scaramucci is under consideration to join the Trump administration as communications director. More>>

The Latest: UN deplores Palestinians deaths in Jerusalem

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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>>

The Latest: Trump tweets that Spicer's future is 'bright' Video included

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White House chief of staff Reince Priebus says he supports incoming communications director Anthony Scaramucci "100 percent.". More>>

Mexico City sees drug-war-style violence come to the capital

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In a raging gun battle with burnt-out vehicles and road blockades, drug war-style mayhem comes to the Mexican capital. More>>

Minneapolis police chief resigns after shooting by officer

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The Minneapolis police chief says an Australian woman should not have been shot to death by an officer responding to her 911 call and that she doesn't support the officer's actions. More>>

3 Palestinians, 3 Israelis killed in violence over holy site

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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>>

Exhumation of Dali's remains finds his mustache still intact

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Officials in Spain say that hair, nails and two long bones were removed from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains for a paternity test that could open a judicial battle for the artist's estate. 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>>

US bans travel for Americans to NKorea after Warmbier death

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U.S. officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea following the death of university student Otto Warmbier. More>>

The Latest: Mayor nominates Arradondo as Minneapolis chief

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Minneapolis police chief resigns following fatal shooting of Australian woman by police officer. More>>

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week. More>>

Experts: No duty for laughing teens to rescue drowning man

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Authorities in Florida say a group of teens watched and laughed as a man drowned in a retention pond last week. 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>>

O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole Video included

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Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months. More>>

Utah's crowded Zion National Park may require reservations

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The sweeping red-rock vistas at Zion National Park are increasingly filled with a bumper crop of visitors, and now park managers are weighing an unusual step to stem the tide: Requiring tourists to make reservations. More>>

The Latest: Spieth leading going into weekend at Birkdale

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Matt Kuchar is trying to set the target in blustery conditions at the British Open. More>>

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