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 2018-07-23 16:16 

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Lieutenant governor says paint recycling fees are too high...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Dan McKee says paint recycling fees in Rhode Island are inflated and not subject to meaningful oversight from the state. The Democrat said Monday the legislation that established the program lets PaintCare arbitrarily set ...

 2018-07-23 16:16 

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Man who integrated Ole Miss chosen for alumni hall of fame...

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - The University of Mississippi is honoring the man who integrated the campus in 1962. James Meredith of Jackson is one of five people being inducted into the Ole Miss alumni hall of fame during homecoming in October. The list of honore...

 2018-07-23 16:14 

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Croatian police deny using violence against migrants...

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - Croatian police have denied reports that the European Union nation's border guards have been using violence against migrants attempting to enter from neighboring Bosnia. Police told The Associated Press on Monday that they "...

 2018-07-23 16:12 

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Bail revoked for man charged in crash deaths of 3 people...

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A man free on bail after being charged with causing an alcohol-related crash that killed three young people in central New York is back in jail. An Onondaga County judge revoked 31-year-old Anthony Saccone's bail Monday, a day af...

 2018-07-23 16:12 

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Governor aims to expand free tuition program if re-elected...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's governor says she'll try to expand the state's free tuition program if she's elected to a second term. Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo said Monday she wants to offer free tuition at the University of Rh...

 2018-07-23 16:10 

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Armed man shot, wounded by officers in Riverside...

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a man shot and wounded by campus police in a neighborhood behind the University of California, Riverside, had two firearms and another weapon described as an improvised firearm. The Riverside Police Department says...

 2018-07-23 16:09 

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17-year-old boy charged in attempted abduction, groping...

CINCINNATI (AP) - Authorities in Ohio say a 17-year-old boy accused of attempted abduction and groping at a Cincinnati-area grocery store has been arrested. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says a teenage boy groped an 11-year-old girl and a 12-ye...

 2018-07-23 16:02 

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Sioux Falls casino robber sentenced to 20 years...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A man convicted of robbing a Sioux Falls casino using a pellet gun has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. The Minnehaha County State's Attorney Office said Monday Michael Lebeaux and two others robbed Happy Jack's casin...

 2018-07-23 15:57 

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Body of missing Oregon swimmer found near Wheatland Ferry...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Authorities have recovered the body of a swimmer who went missing last week in the Willamette River. The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office says the body of Leocadio Sendejas-Sanchez was found about four miles downriver from the Wheatl...

 2018-07-23 15:54 

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After delays, former Iraqi translator will be US citizen...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - More than a year after a former interpreter for U.S. military forces in Iraq was pulled out of a U.S. citizenship ceremony without explanation, he's about to be naturalized. Haeder Al Anbki said Monday he was notified over the wee...

 2018-07-23 15:53 

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Democrat slams Trump on Fox when network airs wrong guest...

BOSTON (AP) - An apparent mix-up by Fox News gave a Democratic congressional candidate from Massachusetts a forum to criticize President Donald Trump's immigration policies while the show's confused hosts looked on. The network planned to speak li...

 2018-07-23 15:53 

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Virginia group seeks return to free parking along NC beach...

CURRITUCK, N.C. (AP) - A system to charge non-residents for parking on some beaches of a North Carolina county is being challenged in court. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports the Virginia Four Wheel Drive Association has sued in Currituck County...

 2018-07-23 15:52 

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Man dies of injuries suffered in Anchorage motorcycle crash...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A man who was critically injured in a weekend motorcycle crash in Anchorage has died. The man's name was not immediately released. Anchorage police say a motorcycle and a pickup crashed early Saturday night just south of Eagle...

 2018-07-23 15:52 

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Police: 1 injured in building collapse on Miami Beach...

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Police say a 12-story building on Miami Beach that was slated to be torn down has collapsed, injuring one person. Miami Beach police officials tweeted that the victim was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami on Monday morni...

 2018-07-23 15:49 

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A hurricane sends Kenny Chesney on a new musical mission...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - After Hurricane Irma devastated the U.S. Virgin Islands last year, country superstar Kenny Chesney started writing songs and organizing relief efforts. Chesney is donating proceeds from his new album, "Songs for the Saints,"...

 2018-07-23 15:49 

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Breastfeeding at public pool prompts police call...

MORA, Minn. (AP) - Dozens of mothers and their children gathered over the weekend for what they called a "nurse-in" to support two women who were chastised for breastfeeding at a public swimming pool in eastern Minnesota. The women gathered Saturd...

 2018-07-23 15:48 

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Man convicted for trying to hire someone to kill his ex-wife...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man has been convicted of trying to hire someone to kill his ex-wife. Federal prosecutors say a jury in Hartford last week found 56-year-old James Erik Godiksen guilty of murder for hire. Authorities say while in priso...

 2018-07-23 15:41 

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Deadly wildfire in north-central Oregon mostly contained...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A deadly wildfire in north-central Oregon is more than 90 percent contained. Fire officials said Monday that evacuation levels have been reduced and all roads are open. The fire east of The Dalles has burned 123 square miles (318 squ...

 2018-07-23 15:41 

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No endangerment charge for gun left on baby changing table...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah authorities say a woman won't be charged with reckless endangerment after leaving a loaded gun on a baby changing table in a suburban Salt Lake City aquarium bathroom. Prosecutors said Sunday the charge doesn't apply bec...

 2018-07-23 15:39 

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Trump traveling to Illinois steel mill amid tariffs dispute...

GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) - President Donald Trump will be visiting an Illinois steel mill that is boosting production as he faces opposition to his imposition of tariffs in international trade disputes. The White House says Trump will talk about trade duri...

 2018-07-23 15:12 

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Ex-Rhode Island man gets 100-plus years for sexual abuse...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A former Rhode Island man convicted of sexually molesting two young female relatives has been sentenced to more than a century in prison. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced Monday that 35-year-old Jonathan Phillips was sent...

 2018-07-23 15:05 

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DOJ and HUD launch PSA against sexual harassment in housing facilities...

The Department of Justice launched a public service campaign Monday to fight against sexual harassment in housing facilities. Though the project was announced Monday, the video at the center of the campaign was posted to the DOJ Youtube page on July 16. T...

 2018-07-23 15:04 

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Beach patrol: Flying umbrella gores woman in chest...

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - Officials in a Maryland resort town say a woman was gored in the chest by a wind-blown beach umbrella. Media outlets report Ocean City Beach Patrol Capt. Butch Arbin says the unattended rental umbrella injured the 46-year-old Pennsy...

 2018-07-23 15:03 

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For an easy, rustic dessert, you really can't beat a cobbler...

For an easy, rustic dessert, you really can't beat a cobbler. With a fleet of tender biscuits floating on a sea of sweet fruit, a good cobbler can hold its own against any fancy cake or pastry. For our cast-iron skillet cherry cobbler, we looked to ja...

 2018-07-23 15:03 

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'Handmaid's Tale' demonstrators to protest Pence in Philly...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Demonstrators dressed as characters from the novel-turned-TV series "The Handmaid's Tale" are planning to descend on downtown Philadelphia to protest Vice President Mike Pence's visit. Pence is scheduled to speak at ...

 2018-07-23 15:01 

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Attorney General says marijuana gifting remains illegal...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan has clarified that the sale of marijuana, even when it is given as a "gift with purchase," is still illegal, despite the legalization of marijuana possession. Donovan unveiled the guidan...

 2018-07-23 14:58 

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Greece: Heatwave closes Acropolis for several hours...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The ancient Acropolis has been closed to visitors for three hours due to a heatwave in the Greek capital. The Culture Ministry said the site in central Athens was closed Monday between 2:00 and 5:00 p.m. local time. Under Greek law, ...

 2018-07-23 14:56 

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Southern Arizona could see temps hit 120 degrees this week...

PHOENIX (AP) - Parts of southern Arizona have been placed on an excessive heat warning with temperatures expected to approach 120 degrees (49 C) this week. The National Weather Service said Monday that southwest and southern Arizona will see temperatures ...

 2018-07-23 14:56 

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Correction: Indecent Exposure-New Trial story...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - In a story July 17 about a North Carolina Court of Appeals ruling, The Associated Press reported erroneously the first name of the judge who wrote a dissent to the majority opinion. That judge's name is Hunter Murphy, not Jeffrey ...

 2018-07-23 14:55 

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Colombia halts bidding on excavation of historic shipwreck...

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - The excavation of a Spanish ship that sank off the coast of Colombia with a trove of silver and gold now worth billions will have to wait a bit longer. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced Monday he is suspending effort...

 2018-07-23 14:53 

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Trump hits new high in poll, though Russia issues linger...

President Trump's job-approval rating hit a new high in a national poll, with support among Republicans building despite an onslaught of criticism of his dealing with Russia. The Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll pegged the president's job-approva...

 2018-07-23 14:52 

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Family of woman killed by Minneapolis officer sues...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The family of a woman who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer last year after she called 911 to report a possible assault is suing the officer, his partner and the city. A lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court alleges Justi...

 2018-07-23 14:52 

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Wyoming governor candidate eligibility questioned...

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is asking a judge to determine whether Republican gubernatorial candidate Taylor Haynes is eligible to run for the office. Haynes is among six candidates seeking the Republican nomination for...

 2018-07-23 14:51 

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Managing Debt in Retirement Takes Some Planning...

Owing money in retirement isn't ideal - but most people do. Seventy percent of U.S. households headed by people ages 65 to 74 had at least some debt in 2016, according to the Federal Reserve's latest Survey of Consumer Finances. So did half of tho...

 2018-07-23 14:50 

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Mexico sees 16 percent rise in murders in 1st half of 2018...

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Homicides in Mexico have risen 16 percent in the first half of 2018, as the country again breaks its records for violence. The Interior Department said over the weekend there were 15,973 homicides in the first six months of the year, co...

 2018-07-23 14:45 

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EU seeks solution to Italy's concerns over migrant mission...

BERLIN (AP) - Italy's foreign minister says Rome will allow migrants rescued by a European Union naval operation to land over the coming weeks while EU nations figure out how to divide up new arrivals. Italy has launched a crackdown on migration and i...

 2018-07-23 14:44 

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Tesla stock skids on report it asked suppliers for refunds...

NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Tesla are down sharply after a report that the company asked suppliers for refunds to help it turn a profit. A memo provided to The Wall Street Journal shows Tesla asked a supplier to return what it calls a meaningful amount of m...

 2018-07-23 14:40 

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Pastor who admitted to sex assaults wants to withdraw plea...

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) - A former New Jersey pastor who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting several children wants to withdraw his plea. Robin Lord, the attorney for 75-year-old Harry Thomas, called the guilty plea a "death sentence" for the Med...

 2018-07-23 14:40 

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Authorities: 2 dead, 2 wounded in shootings at pot grows...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities in southern Colorado say two people were killed and two others, including a deputy, were wounded in shootings involving alleged illegal marijuana operations. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says a man who...

 2018-07-23 14:37 

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Marinate your tuna ahead to ensure moist grilled fish...

Tuna steaks are a treat, and the intense heat of the grill is perfect for getting a good sear on the outside while keeping the inside tender, moist, and pleasantly pink. We wanted a foolproof method for grilling tuna to perfection, and we decided to make ...

 2018-07-23 14:15 

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Paraglider lands on highway, dies in eastern Washington...

CHELAN, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a 40-year-old Idaho man died paragliding in eastern Washington Sunday evening. Washington State Patrol reports that Ryan McRoberts of Garden Valley, Idaho, died Sunday after taking a paragliding jump off Deer Mountain ...

 2018-07-23 14:14 

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Albanian ex-prosecutor's assets seized on alleged corruption...

TIRANA, Albania (AP) - Albanian prosecutors say they have seized property from the country's former prosecutor general due to suspicions of corruption. Prosecutors in the capital city of Tirana dealing with serious crime announced Monday in a statemen...

 2018-07-23 14:13 

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Inert grenade found as basement cleaned in suburban Detroit...

HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a woman cleaning a basement in suburban Detroit found what turned out to be an inert grenade. The Oakland County sheriff's office says in a statement the discovery was made Saturday in Highland Township....

 2018-07-23 14:13 

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US stocks dip in early trading as busy earnings week starts...

U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading Monday as losses in technology companies and retailers outweighed gains elsewhere. Banks posted solid gains. Investors had their eye on corporate America as the busiest week of the earnings reporting season got und...

 2018-07-23 14:13 

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'I'm ashamed': Americans blame Trump after mom's deportation...

BOCA DEL RO, Mexico (AP) - It's almost as if Letty Stegall is there, back home in the United States, beside her daughter to prod her awake for school. When her husband goes to the grocery store, she fusses over the list with him. At the bar she helped...

 2018-07-23 14:12 

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Lawmakers begin final rush to adjournment on Beacon Hill...

BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Legislature is beginning what promises to be the hectic final days of its formal 2017-2018 session, with many key proposals still hanging in the balance. House and Senate leaders are scheduled to meet privately with Republi...

 2018-07-23 14:12 

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Less than year after acquiring the Daily News, Tronc to cut staffing in the New York tabloid's newsr...

NEW YORK (AP) - Less than year after acquiring the Daily News, Tronc to cut staffing in the New York tabloid's newsroom in half....

 2018-07-23 14:10 

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Turn to crab for a warm and bubbly decadent party pleaser...

In its ideal form, crab dip is a warm, decadent party pleaser full of creamy, meaty seafood and savory spices. Unlike other versions of this popular appetizer, ours has a high ratio of crab to cheese, allowing the sweet crab flavor to come through. To mak...

 2018-07-23 14:06 

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Arrest made in shooting that left 2 dead, woman paralyzed...

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Police in Rochester say a 28-year-old man is set to be arraigned on murder and assault charges for a shooting last month that killed two men and left a woman paralyzed. Officials say 28-year-old Samuel Shaw is scheduled to be arraig...

 2018-07-23 14:05 

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The Latest: All duck boat sinking survivors out of hospital...

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - The Latest on the deadly sinking of a duck boat in a southern Missouri lake (all times local): 8:30 a.m. All the people who survived when a duck boat ferrying tourists sank in southern Missouri have been released from a hospital. Cox H...

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