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 2018-07-19 07:46 

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Lawmakers approve nationalistic bill declaring Israel the Jewish homeland...

The law's passage was celebrated as a historic moment by Benjamin Netanyahu and his allies, Arab legislators said the law was instead an expression of Jewish supremacy that had turned them into second-class citizens....

 2018-07-19 07:20 

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Macedonian PM reveals question for referendum on name change...

Macedonia's prime minister has announced the question his country's citizens will face in a referendum this fall on a recent deal with Greece changing the country's name to "North Macedonia"....

 2018-07-19 07:10 

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In Syria, evacuation underway of pro-government villages...

Syrian state media are reporting that over 7,000 people from two pro-government villages in the country's northwest besieged by the rebels for three years have started to leave their homes....

 2018-07-19 07:06 

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Loon's first commercial internet balloon deal is in Kenya...

Loon, the internet-delivering-balloon unit of Google-parent Alphabet, is announcing its first commercial deal....

 2018-07-19 07:00 

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Amazon Prime Day Shopping Topped $4 Billion, Analyst Estimates...

Shoppers spent $4.2 billion during Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Day sale, up 33 percent from a year ago, according to estimates from Wedbush Securities Inc. analyst Michael Pachter....

 2018-07-19 06:38 

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22 people injured in California military base tent collapse...

A helicopter blew down at a Central California military base Wednesday night, injuring 22 soldiers — but the injuries were mostly minor, a spokeswoman said....

 2018-07-19 06:36 

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Rivers dry and fields dust, Iranian farmers turn to protest...

The small group of Iranian farmers gathered around their tractors — long idle, parked at the town entrance next to a canal that once irrigated their fields but has been dry for years — and they protested, pleading for help from the government....

 2018-07-19 06:32 

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Didi, SoftBank set up taxi-hailing joint venture in Japan...

Chinese mobile service giant Didi Chuxing and Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. have set up a joint venture for taxi-hailing in Japan....

 2018-07-19 06:15 

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Rights group details lead-up to Myanmar attacks on Rohingya...

A human rights group has documented the Myanmar military's early preparations for its violence against Rohingya Muslims....

 2018-07-19 06:04 

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Chance the Rapper announces Chicagoist purchase in song...
 2018-07-19 06:00 

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First 4 statues in Richmond women's monument fully funded...
 2018-07-19 05:58 

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Authorities say up to 30 injured in tent collapse at California military base...

Authorities say up to 30 injured in tent collapse at California military base....

 2018-07-19 05:57 

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Ship coming home after striking chemical weapons facilities...

A U.S. guided-missile destroyer that targeted chemical weapons facilities in Syria is returning to its home port in Virginia....

 2018-07-19 05:56 

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Baltimore man in deadly heroin ring pleads guilty...

A 24-year-old Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to a heroin distribution conspiracy linked to 27 overdoses — nine of them fatal....

 2018-07-19 05:55 

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School board member sentenced for theft...

A former school board chairwoman in Virginia is headed to jail for stealing public funds....

 2018-07-19 05:55 

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Firefighter competition to be held at Virginia state fair...

Firefighters from communities around the state will climb towers, hoist hoses and carry mannequins to safety during the Firefighter Combat Challenge at the Virginia state fair....

 2018-07-19 05:48 

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Didi, SoftBank set up taxi-hailing joint venture in Japan...

Chinese mobile service giant Didi Chuxing and Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp. have set up a joint venture for taxi-hailing in Japan....

 2018-07-19 05:38 

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Rescuers find 9 bodies after 2 buildings collapse in India...

Rescuers found nine bodies as they almost finished clearing a mound of rubble after the collapse of two multistory buildings east of New Delhi, an official said Thursday....

 2018-07-19 05:32 

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Man accused in UT student's slaying says he didn't kill her...

A 20-year-old man on trial in the slaying of a University of Texas freshman on campus in 2016 has taken the stand and denied killing her....

 2018-07-19 05:25 

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Under Assad's grip, uneasy co-existence with Syria ex-rebels...

Former Syrian rebel commander Omar Melhem has nearly come full circle....

 2018-07-19 05:20 

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AP Photos: Still going! Hawaii volcano thunders on...

A tour boat accident has drawn renewed attention to Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, but for Big Island residents the erupting lava has been an ever-present force for more than two months....

 2018-07-19 05:15 

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Hawaii searches for safe spots for people to see lava...

Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from the Kilauea volcano. But they're finding this difficult to do while keeping people safe....

 2018-07-19 05:14 

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Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill...

Israel's parliament has approved a controversial piece of legislation that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but, critics warn, sidelines minorities....

 2018-07-19 05:13 

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Illinois man stabs himself after jury's guilty verdict...

Authorities say a central Illinois man stabbed himself in a courtroom shortly after a jury found him guilty in a sexual assault case....

 2018-07-19 04:52 

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Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on trade...

Asian stock markets were drifting Thursday in mixed trading as investors awaited further moves in global trade disputes....

 2018-07-19 04:43 

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LGBT advocates fear Kavanaugh's votes on gay-rights issues...

Gay-rights supporters who thronged the Supreme Court plaza after justices declared same-sex marriage a constitutional right expect to have little to celebrate if Brett Kavanaugh replaces Justice Anthony Kennedy, the author of all the court's major gay...

 2018-07-19 04:42 

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US intelligence chief is tough on Russia, at odds with Trump...

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats' drumbeat of criticism against Russia is clashing loudly with President Donald Trump's pro-Kremlin remarks, leaving the soft-spoken spy chief in an uncomfortable — and perhaps perilous — seat in...

 2018-07-19 04:40 

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Ga. Democrat shows the way for other black women in politics...

Democrats have long pointed to a Georgia electorate that is increasingly urban and less white as a sign they may be able to break the Republican hold on statewide offices. This year, after previous disappointments, they have a historic candidate for gover...

 2018-07-19 04:27 

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Top Democrats shy away from using word 'treason' with Trump...

Democrats are happy to say President Donald Trump undermined American democracy. That he patted Vladimir Putin on the back for interfering in U.S. elections. That he's being blackmailed by Russia....

 2018-07-19 04:27 

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Kentucky's Paul shares Trump's skepticism of US intervention...

Sen. Rand Paul certainly has his differences with President Donald Trump, a one-time rival for the White House. But on one cornerstone issue, a resistance to U.S. intervention abroad, they are simpatico....

 2018-07-19 04:21 

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Australian prime minister calls on pope to fire archbishop...

Australia's prime minister has called on Pope Francis to fire an Australian archbishop who is the most senior Roman Catholic cleric ever convicted for covering up child sexual abuse....

 2018-07-19 04:19 

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EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says...

European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers — that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the opening....

 2018-07-19 04:13 

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Appeals court hears Florida lawsuit seeking FBI 9/11 records...

A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a Florida lawsuit seeking disclosure of FBI files that might uncover a U.S.-based support network for some of the 9/11 hijackers....

 2018-07-19 04:13 

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Man accused in Texas student's death says he didn't kill her...

A 20-year-old man on trial in the slaying of a University of Texas freshman on campus in 2016 has taken the stand and denied killing her....

 2018-07-19 04:12 

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Trump's Russia comments provoke division among veterans...

U.S. military veterans have had mixed reactions to President Donald Trump's comments suggesting he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin's denial that his agents interfered in the 2016 U.S. elections....

 2018-07-19 04:11 

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US deporting crime victims while they wait for special visa...

For victims of crime on U.S. soil who are living here illegally, a special visa program encourages them to help solve their cases and catch criminals, and often provides their only clear path to citizenship....

 2018-07-19 04:11 

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Texas woman approaches City Council dressed as cockroach...

A South Texas woman showed up to a recent City Council meeting dressed as a cockroach in her latest attempt to bring attention to the influx of roaches and rodents near a major road after new vegetation was planted....

 2018-07-19 04:06 

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AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT...

Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling...

 2018-07-19 04:04 

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Today in History...

Today in History...

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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Miss Manners: Try to keep grooming away from the table...

Even when it's just the family, hair is best kept away from food...

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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Ask Amy: Password sharing reveals ex's texts...

Girlfriend sees the messages and wonders whether she should reply....

 2018-07-19 04:00 

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Hints From Heloise: That saucy horseradish!...

Reader makes homemade sauces for an economical alternative....

 2018-07-19 03:59 

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Carolyn Hax: You want a nice wedding, but here's the hitch: Flak from the family...

Take a look at your motivations and doubts, and decide what's right for you....

 2018-07-19 03:53 

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Pakistan's Turmoil...

Since its birth in 1947, Pakistan has lived in constant turmoil. Conceived as a democracy, it has been ruled by the military for almost half its life. Engaged in off-and-on talks with its traditional foe India, its leaders have deep suspicions of the fell...

 2018-07-19 03:52 

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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials...

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:...

 2018-07-19 03:49 

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Asian stocks drift as investors await fresh moves on trade...

Asian stock markets were drifting Thursday in mixed trading as investors awaited further moves in global trade disputes....

 2018-07-19 03:49 

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New Mexico to eliminate 4 sports to curb spending...

Four University of New Mexico sports are facing the chopping block - including the highly regarded men's soccer program - under a series of recommendations made late Wednesday by university president Garnett S. Stokes and athletic director Eddie Nuez....

 2018-07-19 03:48 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto America' game...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Lotto America" game were:...

 2018-07-19 03:37 

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Bill Clinton: Leaders must remember 'our common humanity'...

Former President Bill Clinton says the key to political leadership is remembering "our common humanity."...

 2018-07-19 03:30 

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A Comic-Con without Marvel, HBO gives others a chance to pop...

Comic-Con fans know one thing to be true: Where there is fun, there's usually a line that precedes it. And hours before the annual pop culture convention officially kicked off Wednesday night in San Diego, there were lines everywhere — to get on...

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