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Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

Wed, 2017-06-21 18:39
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast....
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Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean up its act

Wed, 2017-06-21 18:39
DETROIT (AP) -- Under Travis Kalanick's leadership, Uber's "Animal House"-style business plan was to grow as quickly as possible, steamrolling regulators while flouting the rules of workplace conduct....
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IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

Wed, 2017-06-21 18:39
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul's al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures Wednesday night, Iraq's Ministry of Defense said....
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Newspaper fires prominent journalist over ethical conflict

Wed, 2017-06-21 15:39
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Wall Street Journal has fired its highly regarded chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged about his involvement in a prospective business deal with an international businessman who was one of his key sources....
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Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Wed, 2017-06-21 15:39
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic Party divisions were on glaring display Wednesday as a special election loss in a wildly expensive Georgia House race left bitter lawmakers turning their anger on their own leaders....
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Latest: Milwaukee jury clears ex-cop in black man's death

Wed, 2017-06-21 15:39
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Latest in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer charged in a fatal shooting (all times local):...
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Official: FBI looking at terrorism in Flint airport stabbing

Wed, 2017-06-21 15:39
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- The FBI is looking at terrorism as a possible motive after an officer was stabbed in the neck at the Flint airport, a law enforcement official said after the Wednesday attack that prompted an evacuation and beefed up security elsewhere in the Michigan city....
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Latest: Trump briefed on officer's stabbing at Flint airport

Wed, 2017-06-21 15:39
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- The Latest on the stabbing of an officer at the Flint, Michigan, airport (all times local):...
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Gung-ho culture at tour agency Warmbier used on N.Korea trip

Wed, 2017-06-21 12:39
BEIJING (AP) -- Beer-soaked "booze cruises" down North Korea's Taedong River. Scuba diving trips off the country's eastern coast. Saint Patrick's Day pub crawls in Pyongyang featuring drinking games with cheery locals....
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Michigan airport evacuated; officer seen bleeding from neck

Wed, 2017-06-21 12:39
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- Officials on Wednesday evacuated an airport in Flint, Michigan, where a witness said he saw an officer bleeding from his neck and a knife nearby on the ground....
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Police: Man killed woman, then himself on Chicago Skyway

Wed, 2017-06-21 12:39
CHICAGO (AP) -- Authorities say a man gunned down a woman believed to be his wife during an argument on a major Chicago expressway before he shot and killed himself....
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Fidget spinners named among possible summer hazards for kids

Wed, 2017-06-21 12:39
BOSTON (AP) -- Thinking of getting your kid the wildly popular fidget spinner? A consumer watchdog group is warning parents to think again....
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NBC says 'Downton Abbey' movie production to start in 2018

Wed, 2017-06-21 12:39
SINGAPORE (AP) -- A "Downton Abbey" movie is in the works, with production likely to begin in 2018, an NBCUniversal executive said Wednesday....
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Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Wed, 2017-06-21 09:38
DETROIT (AP) -- Travis Kalanick, the combative and embattled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company....
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Gung-ho culture at tour agency Warmbier used on N.Korea trip

Wed, 2017-06-21 09:38
BEIJING (AP) -- Beer-soaked "booze cruises" down North Korea's Taedong River. Scuba diving trips off the country's eastern coast. Saint Patrick's Day pub crawls in Pyongyang featuring drinking games with cheery locals....
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Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway

Wed, 2017-06-21 09:38
CHICAGO (AP) -- Police say a man and woman have been found dead with gunshot wounds on the Chicago Skyway, prompting an early-morning closure of part of the expressway that connects the city with Indiana....
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Man accused of moving cocaine through children's day care

Wed, 2017-06-21 09:38
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Children played and slept surrounded by pounds of cocaine at a Los Angeles day care center that a man used as a drug trafficking hub, authorities said....
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Dem loss in Georgia special election underscores challenges

Wed, 2017-06-21 06:38
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans just got a big argument for sticking with President Donald Trump and pushing forward with dismantling "Obamacare." And Democrats are looking almost incapable of translating the energy of their core supporters into actual election wins....
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Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Wed, 2017-06-21 06:38
DETROIT (AP) -- Travis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company....
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Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

Wed, 2017-06-21 06:38
LONDON (AP) -- Queen Elizabeth II will outline the government's legislative program Wednesday in Parliament, carrying on with royal duties despite the announcement that her husband, Prince Philip, has been hospitalized....
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