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Hope for miracle dims but search goes on for missing boys
TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) -- Families hoped for a miracle even as science nagged that one was improbable and rescue crews went into a seventh day of searches Thursday for two teens missing at sea....
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Sept. 2 hearing in longtime inmate's quest for freedom
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A federal appeals court in New Orleans has set arguments for Sept. 2 in the case of longtime Louisiana inmate Albert Woodfox....
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Panicked 911 caller: Dispatcher had no reason to hang up
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A 911 caller said she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to "deal with it yourself" and hung up as she sought aid....
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Las Vegas attempts to tame rowdy Fremont Street experience
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A bawdy gauntlet of street performers and tip-seeking costumed characters crowding Las Vegas' Fremont Street have been driving tourists away, city leaders said as they moved toward imposing new rules to rein in the rowdy atmosphere....
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California to release June water-savings report amid drought
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California regulators were expected Thursday to announce how much water cities conserved in June - the first month of mandatory cutbacks during the drought....
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Hikers drawn to geological gem along Arizona-Utah border
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- A geological gem awaits hikers in the wilderness along the Arizona-Utah border. Swirls of searing reds, oranges and yellow fold into a bowl that visitors from around the world seek out on an unmarked path past sandstone buttes and sage brush....
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Quotations in the News
"What you have there is basically raw sewage. It's all the water from the toilets and the showers and whatever people put down their sinks, all mixed up, and it's going out into the beach waters." - Marine biologist John Griffith, who examined AP's water quality tests in Rio de Janeiro, where athletes will compete in the 2016 Olympics and Paralympic water sports....
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Colorado theater shooter went from happy boy to mass killer
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- He flashed a toothy grin in his second grade photograph, but by the ninth grade the smile was gone, replaced with an awkward smirk and a wild look in his eye....
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Top officials critical of Ohio cop indicted on murder charge
CINCINNATI (AP) -- This time, some of the sharpest criticism of a police officer after the slaying of an unarmed black man came from top law enforcement and city officials....
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California beaches remain open as source of oil slick sought
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) -- Beachgoers were warned to avoid tar balls on Thursday along the Santa Barbara shoreline as the Coast Guard sought the source of a mysterious miles-long oil slick that floated up 1,000 yards from the sand....
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Matson to end Hawaii molasses operation, pay $15.4 million
HONOLULU (AP) -- The biggest shipping company serving Hawaii will end its molasses operation in the state and pay millions of dollars as compensation for spilling 1,400 tons of the sugary substance in Honolulu Harbor....
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Teen charged in death of 8-year-old to appear in court
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- A 15-year-old boy charged with murder, kidnapping and rape in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists' complex in a California beach town is scheduled to appear in court....
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Details about the lion hunt that caused outrage across globe
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A Minnesota dentist has been publicly condemned for killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe, and a hired guide has been charged with a crime. Here are some details about the case that has gained global attention....
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California firefighters control blaze that jumped line
NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- Crews battling the toughest of several wildfires burning across the state held their ground, keeping a blaze east of California's Napa Valley from jumping any more containment lines, fire officials said....
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Minnesota man who killed lion keeps low profile amid outrage
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known, protected lion while on a hunt in Zimbabwe has advised his patients to seek care elsewhere since becoming a target of outrage from across the world....
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