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 2019-07-21 11:13 

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Japanese public broadcaster NHK says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is certain to secure up...

TOKYO (AP) - Japanese public broadcaster NHK says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is certain to secure upper house majority....

 2019-07-21 11:13 

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Jim Herman credits Donald Trump's putting advice amid PGA tournament lead...

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — Helped by President Donald Trump's putting advice, Jim Herman had two eagles in a 10-under 62 to maintain a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship. "I haven't been playing bad, I just ha...

 2019-07-21 11:04 

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Joe Biden says 'radicalization' of young Democrats a myth: 'This is not a generation of socialists'...

LAS VEGAS — Former Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday that it's a myth that the young people Democrats need to turn out in the 2020 presidential election are looking for "something radically different" in politics. "This is not a...

 2019-07-21 10:56 

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The Latest: Germany urges diplomacy amid Gulf tensions...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 3 p.m. Germany's foreign minister is warning Iran that its seizure of commercial vessels in a key Persian Gulf shipping lane is contributing to an "es...

 2019-07-21 10:53 

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Philip Hammond, Treasury chief, to quit if Boris Johnson becomes prime minister...

LONDON — British Treasury chief Philip Hammond says he will quit if - as widely expected - Boris Johnson becomes prime minister this week. Hammond said Sunday that Johnson's vow to take the U.K. out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or witho...

 2019-07-21 10:41 

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CBS blacked out amid AT&T dispute...

NEW YORK — A business dispute took CBS off the air for millions of satellite television customers of DirecTV and AT&T U-verse on Saturday. CBS was black on satellite systems owned by AT&T in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and at least 11 other large...

 2019-07-21 10:39 

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UK Treasury chief vows to quit if Boris Johnson becomes PM...

LONDON (AP) - British Treasury chief Philip Hammond says he will quit if - as widely expected - Boris Johnson becomes prime minister this week. Hammond said Sunday that Johnson's vow to take the U.K. out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or withou...

 2019-07-21 10:29 

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Donald Trump enjoyed Ilhan Omar 'Send her back' chants...

NEW YORK — U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told constituents on Saturday that President Donald Trump enjoyed hearing a crowd at his rally call for a U.S. congresswoman to return to the country where she was born. The Democratic legislator spoke i...

 2019-07-21 10:25 

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Pope: Moon landing inspires progress on justice, environment...

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is hoping that the 50th anniversary of the first moon walk inspires efforts to help our "common home" on Earth. Francis told the public in St. Peter's Square on Sunday, the day after the anniversary of the July...

 2019-07-21 10:18 

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British navy tries to thwart Iran ship seizure in audio recording...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — In an audio recording released by a maritime security risk firm, a British naval officer can be heard saying that the transit of a British-flagged vessel through the Strait of Hormuz must not be impaired under internati...

 2019-07-21 10:17 

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The Latest: Ashton Turner in last place is 1st to finish...

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) - The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Ashton Turner is the first player to complete 72 holes of the British Open, not necessarily a badge of honor because he was in last place going into Sunday. He ...

 2019-07-21 10:15 

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UK navy heard in audio trying to thwart Iran ship seizure...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - In an audio recording released by a maritime security risk firm, a British naval officer can be heard saying that the transit of a British-flagged vessel through the Strait of Hormuz must not be impaired under internatio...

 2019-07-21 10:13 

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Southwest Airlines planes collide on Nashville Airport tarmac...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport. Airline officials say no injuries were reported in Saturday night's collision. An emailed statement from Southwest Airlines spokeswo...

 2019-07-21 10:01 

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Sunday weather: East Coast faces greatest heat threat...

NEW YORK — A heat wave will continue to keep much of the Eastern United States in its grip Sunday, while a cold front that could lower temperatures in the middle of the country may be accompanied by thunderstorms that threaten flash floods. The Nati...

 2019-07-21 09:32 

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Heat, humidity keeps hold on Eastern US as weekend slogs on...

NEW YORK (AP) - A heat wave will continue to keep much of the Eastern United States in its grip Sunday, while a cold front that could lower temperatures in the middle of the country may be accompanied by thunderstorms that threaten flash floods. The Natio...

 2019-07-21 09:14 

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1,000 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Portuguese authorities say 1,000 firefighters are working to contain wildfires that have injured eight firefighters and one civilian. Portugal's Civil Protection Agency says Sunday that firefighters are combating flames that br...

 2019-07-21 09:10 

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Refugee swimmer feels for separated families at US border...

GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) - Refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini knows what she's talking about when it comes to family separation for asylum seekers, having fled her native Syria four years ago. Mardini empathizes with families currently separated along the...

 2019-07-21 08:46 

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Libya's largest oil field shut down over pipeline closure...

CAIRO (AP) - Libya's national oil company has suspended operations at the country's largest oil field over the "unlawful" closure of a pipeline valve. The National Oil Corporation announced the move late Saturday without saying who was beh...

 2019-07-21 08:45 

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Hong Kong protesters call for inquiry into police tactics...

HONG KONG (AP) - Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters have kicked off a march from a public park to call for an independent investigation into police tactics. Marching under sweltering heat, protesters dressed in black walked Sunday behind a large ba...

 2019-07-21 08:21 

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Gunmen kill 2 Guard members in southeastern Iran...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian state TV says gunmen have killed two members of the Revolutionary Guard and wounded another two near the border with Pakistan. State TV blamed the attack late Saturday on "terrorists" without elaborating. The southeaste...

 2019-07-21 06:41 

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Police get arrest warrant as survivor recalls Kyoto arson...

TOKYO (AP) - Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio. Kyoto police said Sunday they are ready to arrest 41-year-old Shinji Aoba on arson and ...

 2019-07-21 06:21 

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With Boris Johnson tipped to win PM race, UK eyes rocky ride...

LONDON (AP) - Britain is getting a new prime minister. Buckle up for a rocky ride. On Tuesday, the U.K.'s governing Conservatives will announce the winner of a contest to replace Theresa May as leader of the party and the country. Just over three mont...

 2019-07-21 05:32 

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Twin attacks in Pakistan kill 6 police...

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) - Police in Pakistan say gunmen opened fire on a police post and then bombed the entrance to a hospital as the wounded were being brought in, killing a total of six policemen and wounding another 10 people. Salim Khan, a se...

 2019-07-21 05:21 

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Ukrainian president's party seeks majority in new parliament...

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainians are voting in a snap parliamentary election in which the party of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to take the largest share of votes. Polls ahead of Sunday's balloting showed Zelenskiy's Servant of the People p...

 2019-07-21 04:45 

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Ali called Marvel about 'Blade' after 'Green Book' win...

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Mahershala Ali made the first move with Marvel Studios and "Blade." Comic-Con audiences learned on Saturday night that Ali would be playing the Marvel Comics character in a reboot. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige says right a...

 2019-07-21 04:28 

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Southwest planes collide on Nashville airport tarmac...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport. Airline officials say no injuries were reported in Saturday night's collision. An emailed statement from Southwest Airlines spokeswom...

 2019-07-21 04:20 

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Wondolowski, Earthquakes hand Whitecaps 5th straight loss...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Chris Wondolowski had a goal and an assist and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the slumping Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 on Saturday night. Valeri Qazaishvili and Magnus Eriksson also scored for the Earthquakes (10-7-4). Doneil...

 2019-07-21 03:54 

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Mitrita lifts NYCFC over 10-man Rapids, 2-1...

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Alexandru Mitrita scored in the 83rd minute and New York City FC beat the 10-man Colorado Rapids 2-1 in a game delayed by severe weather Saturday night. Colorado (5-11-5) went down a man in the 33rd minute when Sebastian Anders...

 2019-07-21 03:30 

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US concerned over China's 'interference' in South China Sea...

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - The United States said it's concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where Vietnam accuses Beijing of violating its sovereignty. State Department ...

 2019-07-21 02:45 

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Death toll rises to 15 in Chinese gas plant explosion...

BEIJING (AP) - Authorities in central China said Sunday the death toll in a gas plant explosion has risen to 15 with another 15 seriously injured. Three people who were previously missing have been found dead, said local authorities. About 270 firefighter...

 2019-07-21 02:29 

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Ocasio-Cortez: Trump enjoyed crowd saying, "Send her back!"...

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has told constituents that President Donald Trump enjoyed hearing a crowd at his rally earlier this week calling for a Somali-born congresswoman to go back home. The Democratic legislator spoke Saturday i...

 2019-07-21 01:43 

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Japan votes for upper house; Abe's party seen as favorite...

TOKYO (AP) - Japanese are voting in an election for the upper house of parliament, where Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is expected to keep the majority. Up for grabs Sunday are 124 seats in the less powerful of Japan's two chambers that ...

 2019-07-21 01:25 

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The Latest: Marvel boss says Mahershala Ali is 'Blade'...

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Latest on developments at San Diego Comic-Con (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Two-time Academy Award-winner Mahershala Ali is going to be "Blade." Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige closed out an epic presentation Saturday at C...

 2019-07-21 01:08 

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Marvel Phase 4 kicks off with Angelina Jolie, 'The Eternals'...

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Marvel Studios is kicking off Phase Four with high-wattage star power. Angelina Jolie surprised fans at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday evening along with the cast of the upcoming film "The Eternals." Marvel Studios President Kevin F...

 2019-07-21 00:42 

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China launches STAR, tech stock market to boost industry...

BEIJING (AP) - Trading starts Monday on a Chinese stock market for high-tech companies that play a key role in official development plans that are straining relations with Washington. Regulators have approved 25 companies in information technology and oth...

 2019-07-21 00:03 

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Report: At least 14 Alaska cities have officers with records...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica report that at least 14 cities in Alaska have employed police officers whose criminal records should have prevented them from being hired under state law. The news organizations reported Sat...

 2019-07-20 23:50 

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Biden says young people are 'not a generation of socialists'...

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Former Vice President Joe Biden says it's a myth that the young people Democrats need to turn out in the 2020 election are looking for "something radically different" in politics. Biden said on Saturday that millennials and yo...

 2019-07-20 23:15 

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Hill Air Force Base personnel conducting training in Europe...

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AP) - Combat aircraft and support personnel from Hill Air Force Base in Utah are conducting training in several European countries. Hill officials said Friday the readiness exercise includes having F-35As land, refuel and re-arm...

 2019-07-20 23:13 

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Alonso, Mets power up to pound Giants 11-4...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pete Alonso came off the bench and hit his 33rd home run, setting the Mets rookie record for RBIs as New York beat San Francisco 11-4 Saturday to end the Giants' seven-game winning streak. Dominic Smith, Jeff McNeil and Todd Frazi...

 2019-07-20 22:45 

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Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips much of majors...

At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could bring into the park. Even for a sport that promotes ...

 2019-07-20 22:31 

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Police: 10-year-old boy killed in drive-by shooting...

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police say a 10-year-old boy on a front porch in St. Louis with his father and other adults has been killed in a drive-by shooting. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Eddie Hill IV was shot around 8:30 p.m. Friday as he was on the p...

 2019-07-20 22:26 

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The Latest: Crews battling fire moving away from structures...

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on Arizona wildfires (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Crews aided by air tankers are battling a wildfire that is moving away from structures on the far northern outskirts of metro Phoenix. Arizona State Forestry said the fire...

 2019-07-20 22:18 

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2 killed in Utah crash when pickup truck goes off dirt road...

HUNTSVILLE, Utah (AP) - A pickup truck went off a northern Utah dirt road and rolled multiple times while plunging into a ravine and ejecting its seven occupants early Saturday, killing two people and injuring at least four, authorities said. The Weber Co...

 2019-07-20 22:15 

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Bridgeport Police officer charged with sexual assault...

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - An officer in Connecticut's largest city is being charged with sexual assault after previously being arrested on domestic violence charges. Shelton Police said Saturday they charged 29-year-old Steven Figueroa of Shelton with ...

 2019-07-20 22:14 

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Police: Body in car was dead before Alabama officer fired...

ALICEVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Police in west Alabama say a person whose body was found after a police shooting was dead before the officers fired. Aliceville Police Chief Tonnie Jones tells the Tuscaloosa News that the driver had a dead body in a stolen car. He...

 2019-07-20 22:03 

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Kansas City man charged in killing of transgender woman...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Officials say a 41-year-old Kansas City man has been charged in the fatal shooting last month of a transgender woman. Television station KMBC reports that Marcus Lewis is charged with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and...

 2019-07-20 22:02 

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11-year-old girl drives SUV into house in Grand Forks...

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - Authorities say an 11-year-old girl was behind the wheel when a sport utility vehicle crashed into a house in Grand Forks. A 7-year-old girl and a man suffered minor injuries. Police say the crash happened Saturday afternoon. The ...

 2019-07-20 21:49 

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Baltimore deputy commissioner and wife robbed at gunpoint...

BALTIMORE (AP) - Police say one of Baltimore's newest deputy police commissioners and his wife were robbed at gunpoint. The Baltimore Sun reports that Deputy Commissioner Daniel Murphy and his wife were approached by four men in an SUV at about 9 p.m....

 2019-07-20 21:47 

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Deschutes County blocks pot facility over partners' arrests...

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Deschutes County has decided to block a proposed marijuana growing and processing facility after learning that two of the people involved in the plans were recently arrested. The Bulletin newspaper of Bend reports that a neighbor of the ...

 2019-07-20 21:47 

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Tennessee student dies in accident on Guatemala trip...

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - A college-bound student in Tennessee was killed in an accident while on a trip to Guatemala. Carson-Newman University says Seth Washam died from an electrical short in a hotel swimming pool, according WATE-TV. His sister, Emma...

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