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 2019-05-26 23:20 

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Arizona Legislature has deal to break budget impasse...

PHOENIX (AP) - A deal to break a deadlock preventing the Arizona Senate from passing an $11.8 billion state budget appears to be in place. The tentative agreement was confirmed Sunday afternoon by Republican Sen. Paul Boyer and Democratic Senate Minority ...

 2019-05-26 22:53 

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California woman arrested after police chase in stolen SUV...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California woman has been arrested after what authorities say was the theft of an SUV that followed a struggle with the owner and resulted in a high-speed chase. The Sacramento Bee reported Saturday that 31-year-old Alycia Dono...

 2019-05-26 22:48 

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3rd horse in 9 days dies at Santa Anita...

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing or training at the Southern California track since Dec. 26. The Los Angeles Times re...

 2019-05-26 22:43 

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Democrats falsehoods on Trump Russia involvement exposed by Mueller report...

President Trump has been labeled repeatedly as a Moscow agent by top Democrats and their intelligence officers, but in special counsel Robert Mueller's report he comes up clean. An analysis by The Washington Times didn't find one instance in which...

 2019-05-26 22:37 

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2020 Democrats working to better connect with LGBTQ voters...

Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand has cavorted with drag queens at an Iowa gay bar and sells gay pride merchandise on her presidential campaign website. Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden's campaign website sells rainbow-themed T-shirts, tank tops and but...

 2019-05-26 22:35 

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Police respond to shooting report, find mortally injured man...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Portland police responding to a report of a shooting found a mortally injured man in southeast Portland. Portland police in a release say officers at around 8 p.m. Saturday responded to a report of a shooting in the 600 block of sout...

 2019-05-26 22:26 

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Inside the Beltway: Charlie Daniels explains Memorial Day...

Yes, there are some out there who remember that Memorial Day is not a symbol for mattress sales and backyard barbecues alone. Country music great Charlie Daniels recalls praying for the troops as a boy during World War II in a church "packed to the ra...

 2019-05-26 22:20 

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3 killed, 6 injured in crash on family trip in western NY...

SHELDON, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say three members of a New Jersey family heading to Niagara Falls were killed and six relatives were injured when an allegedly drunken driver's pickup truck hit their SUV in western New York. Wyoming County Sheriff Gre...

 2019-05-26 22:18 

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Joe Biden, Democrats eye taxpayer-funded abortions with repeal of Hyde amendment...

An increasing number of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are looking to upset the fragile truce on abortion that has reigned at the national level for decades, saying it's time taxpayers start paying for them. Since soon after abortion was esta...

 2019-05-26 22:14 

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Chicago mayor joins veterans, others at Memorial Day event...

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot joins military veterans, members of law enforcement and other community leaders for a wreath-laying ceremony in Grant Park on Memorial Day. The retired major general, John L. Borling, is among those also taking ...

 2019-05-26 22:13 

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Kevin Na cruises to 4-shot Colonial win with final-round 66...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 to cruise to a four-shot victory over Tony Finau at Colonial on Sunday. The South Korean-born American opened with a two-shot lead and was in front by at least t...

 2019-05-26 22:12 

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Gambling expansion in Illinois back on the table...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The long-pursued goal of expanding casino gambling in Illinois is scheduled for a new look by the General Assembly. The House Executive Committee has scheduled a hearing Monday on legislation sponsored by Rep. Robert Rita. The Blu...

 2019-05-26 22:12 

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French government cautious on Fiat-Chrysler-Renault hookup...

PARIS (AP) - France's government is sounding a note of caution about a possible alliance between French automaker Renault and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Both companies are in talks about a tie-up, as major carmakers around the world try to share the s...

 2019-05-26 22:06 

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Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, sp...

BRUSSELS (AP) - Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says....

 2019-05-26 22:02 

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Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate...

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) - A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boyd Coun...

 2019-05-26 21:22 

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Trump North Korea tweet threatens Japan progress...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to charm President Trump in Tokyo appeared to pay dividends Sunday, as the president touted "great progress" in striking a trade deal after a round of golf and a sumo wrestling showcase in which Mr....

 2019-05-26 21:17 

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Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River...

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded history along parts of the Arkansas River over the coming week. The National Weather Service said in a state...

 2019-05-26 21:16 

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Pelley says complaints to execs led to evening news ouster...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley says he lost that job because he wouldn't stop complaining to management about the hostile work environment for men and women. The "60 Minutes" correspondent tells CNN...

 2019-05-26 21:15 

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Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called for an early national election following the defeat of his party at the European Parliament elections. Tsipras said from the Syriza party offices that "the result does not rise to ou...

 2019-05-26 21:05 

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Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini's right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in...

ROME (AP) - Italian exit polls indicate Matteo Salvini's right-wing populist League is leading Italian party in European election....

 2019-05-26 21:05 

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Analysis: Politics of water policy flows across party lines...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Political discussions about water policy in Mississippi have long focused on concerns about how to control flooding and let people earn a living without creating environmental harm. Few people who lived through the great Mississippi ...

 2019-05-26 21:04 

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Analysis: Latest session is mixed bag for Louisiana governor...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - This year's legislative session is nearing its end with mixed results for Gov. John Bel Edwards, offering another year of defeats for minimum wage and equal pay issues that were central to his campaign promises, but containing ...

 2019-05-26 21:02 

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Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss....

 2019-05-26 20:54 

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Trains to Long Island's east end expected to resume Monday...

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - The Long Island Rail Road says trains to the Hamptons are expected to resume on Memorial Day after a derailment snarled travel to the popular resort area during the holiday weekend. The railroad gave the update Sunday on its websi...

 2019-05-26 20:52 

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Will Hurd says handling of Pelosi altered videos proves U.S. isn't prepared...

WASHINGTON— A Republican congressman and former CIA officer says America isn't prepared for disinformation campaigns that use altered video to ......

 2019-05-26 20:42 

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Baby found alive with dead parents in Michigan motel room...

WHITEHALL, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State Police say a trooper found a dehydrated 6-month-old baby at a motel in the western part of the state in the same room with her dead parents. WOOD-TV reported that a cause of death wasn't immediately clear and it ...

 2019-05-26 20:39 

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ATV hits deer on Pennsylvania road, killing 2 men...

WARREN, Pa. (AP) - State police say an all-terrain vehicle hit a deer in northwestern Pennsylvania over the weekend, killing two men. Police say the crash happened at about 7:20 a.m. Sunday in Triumph Township in southwestern Warren County. Police say the...

 2019-05-26 20:38 

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Girl, 14, dies when canoe capsizes in Wisconsin river...

FULTON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin State Patrol says a 14-year-old girl drowned after a canoe she was in capsized. Authorities say the girl was among eight people canoeing on the Yahara River Saturday when several of the canoes capsized at about 2:50 p.m. ...

 2019-05-26 20:30 

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Pilot killed in Georgia crash identified as S. Carolina man...

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a pilot killed in a single-engine plane crash along the Georgia coast was an 80-year-old man from South Carolina. News outlets report police in Glynn County, Georgia, identified the pilot Sunday as Roger Crane...

 2019-05-26 20:25 

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Beckham scores as United faces Bayern 20 years after CL win...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson's side against a Bayern Munich team in the "Treble Reunion" match - 20 years to the day after U...

 2019-05-26 20:20 

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Brazil: Prison riot in Amazonas state leaves at least 8 dead...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Authorities in Brazil say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas, and at least eight people died before the riot was brought under control. A statement from the state prison secretary says prison...

 2019-05-26 20:16 

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Man crashes pickup truck into Waffle House in Virginia...

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - A pickup truck has crashed into a Waffle House restaurant in Newport News, injuring an 8-year-old boy and four other people. The Daily Press reports that police received a call about the crash around 10:45 a.m. on Sunday. When the...

 2019-05-26 20:09 

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Former Rhode Island home of Edith Wharton on the market...

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island mansion once owned by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Edith Wharton is on the market for nearly $12 million. The Providence Journal reports that Land's End in Newport, where Wharton and her husband lived in the la...

 2019-05-26 20:06 

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Texas' embattled elections chief on brink of losing job...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas' embattled elections chief is on the brink of losing his job over wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of thousands of voters. Secretary of State David Whitley on Sunday was set to be forced from office unless the Texas ...

 2019-05-26 20:02 

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Bus engulfed by flames on North Carolina roadway; 1 killed...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A privately-owned bus has been engulfed by flames in North Carolina's biggest city and one person has died. News outlets in Charlotte say one person has been killed and four others have been hospitalized in the Sunday afternoon ...

 2019-05-26 20:01 

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Nobel-winning physicist Murray Gell-Man dies at 89...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died at the age of 89. Gell-Mann died Friday at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His dea...

 2019-05-26 20:00 

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Man killed in Louisiana after car crashed into horse...

HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Louisiana State Police say a man is dead after his car struck a horse on a state highway. News outlets report 21-year-old Javonte Lamone Johnson was killed early Sunday. Police said in a news release he was ejected from his car when it...

 2019-05-26 19:55 

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1 man killed, 1 woman injured in apartment shooting...

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a man has been killed and a woman injured after a shooting inside an apartment. The New York Police Department says officers responded to a 911 call shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday that two people had been shot inside an apartment o...

 2019-05-26 19:48 

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Officer shoots and kills suspect in carjacking after he fled...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A police officer shot and killed a man who fled multiple times when the officer tried to arrest him over the weekend in Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City Star reports the man who died was a suspect in an armed carjacking that ...

 2019-05-26 19:46 

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Man accused of defrauding comic book icon appears in court...

PHOENIX (AP) - A former business manager of the late comic book legend Stan Lee had his initial court appearance early Sunday in Arizona, where he was arrested after fleeing California charges of fiduciary elder abuse. Keya Morgan appeared in Maricopa Cou...

 2019-05-26 19:38 

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Church in Delaware badly damaged by blaze...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A church in Delaware has been badly damaged by a fire. No injuries have been reported. The blaze engulfed Saint Mary's Holy Church near the Delaware town of Georgetown. State investigators are trying to determine the cause of t...

 2019-05-26 19:33 

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Kansas City police say device thrown in parked SUV explodes...

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say someone threw an explosive device into an SUV parked outside of a Kansas City, Kansas, apartment complex right before it blew up. The Kansas City Star reports that the explosion happened Sunday morning and damaged ...

 2019-05-26 19:32 

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Officials say fourth raccoon tests positive for rabies...

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia Health Department says another raccoon has tested positive for rabies after getting into a fight with a family's dog. WDTV-TV reports a statement from the Monongalia County Health Department says it is the four...

 2019-05-26 19:29 

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30 dead, 200 missing after boat sinking on Congo lake...

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The Associated Press on Sunday night that many of those aboard the boa...

 2019-05-26 19:29 

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Man arrested in 57-year-old's stabbing death near Denver...

DENVER (AP) - Colorado authorities say they have arrested a man suspected of stabbing and killing another man. Adams County Sheriff's Sgt. Paul Gregory says police were called to an apartment in the northern suburbs of Denver on Saturday, where they f...

 2019-05-26 19:27 

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Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake...

KINSHASHA, Congo (AP) - Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake....

 2019-05-26 19:22 

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Tracking the paths of pollinators...

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) - Everybody seems to love bumblebees. The native insects are generally embraced by humans, who often celebrate them in children's stories and even sometimes dress like them for Halloween or other costume-themed events. But it turn...

 2019-05-26 19:18 

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Bill banning sales of shark fins awaits Senate vote...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Legislation prohibiting the sale or distribution of shark fins in Connecticut is awaiting final legislative action. The bill awaits a Senate vote after clearing the House of Representatives last week, 110-28. The legislation had ori...

 2019-05-26 19:17 

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Concert, game watch to kick off Stanley Cup Final in Boston...

BOSTON (AP) - The Bruins' return to the Stanley Cup Final is kicking off in Boston with a party. The NHL and the city are hosting a free outdoor concert and game watch party at Boston City Hall Plaza on Monday, when the Bruins are set to take on the ....

 2019-05-26 19:15 

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Road closes when bee boxes fall off university truck...

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Traffic was disrupted in a Washington state city when boxes holding thousands of bees fell off a truck. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports the boxes fell off a Washington State University truck on Thursday morning in Pullman. Pull...

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