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10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:...
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'Like a freight train': California wildfire guts 18 homes
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Flames raced down a steep hillside "like a freight train," leaving smoldering remains of homes and forcing thousands to flee the wildfire churning through tinder-dry canyons in Southern California, authorities said Sunday....
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Heat wave, drought showing no signs of slowing down
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The heat wave gripping parts of the country including Philadelphia, where tens of thousands are descending upon the city for the Democratic National Convention this week, is not going away anytime soon and will hit a peak Monday with temperatures in the city feeling like 108 degrees....
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The Latest: Fire surges to new life north of Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):...
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Police: Woman found dead in upstate NY, daughter charged
ELLENVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- The mother of a sex worker whose disappearance led to the discovery of 10 sets of human remains strewn along Long Island's Gilgo Beach was found dead in her apartment and another daughter has been charged in the killing, the family's attorney and police said Sunday....
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Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A half-century ago, thousands joined a march across Mississippi to challenge a system that condoned violence against black people and suppressed their rights - issues still reverberating in today's national debates about police violence....
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Police identify 4 adults killed in Central Texas shooting
BASTROP, Texas (AP) -- Police have identified the four people killed in a weekend shooting at a Texas apartment complex....
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2 years after Ferguson, recriminations roil governor's race
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- It has been two years since a white police officer fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, touching off days of rioting, but the political repercussions from the incident have only intensified, fanned by a governor's race in which all four Republican candidates are pledging an aggressive law-and-order approach....
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Erotic massage parlors reflect trend, raising concerns
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Some massage parlors in Virginia's Hampton Roads region are selling sexual favors, raising concerns about prostitution and human trafficking....
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Thousands of pro-Sanders, anti-fracking marchers hit streets
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Thousands of demonstrators took to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, cheering, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilted during a heat wave....
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Aug. sentencing for couple who planned to join Islamic State
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) -- A federal judge has scheduled sentencing next month for a Mississippi couple who pleaded guilty to planning to travel to Syria and join the Islamic State group....
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Deputies: Lost wallet leads to 3 drug possession arrests
HOUMA, La. (AP) -- South Louisiana authorities say a lost wallet landed three Utah men in jail on drug charges....
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Correction: Police Shootings-White Sympathy story
MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- In a story July 23 about white sympathy for black civil rights issues, The Associated Press erroneously reported the involvement of Ohio mother Lisa Vahey. She is seeking changes at her daughter's high school, not her son's....
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Georgia news anchor falls to death from NC waterfall
LAKE TOXAWAY, N.C. (AP) -- Officials say a Georgia news anchor fell about 160 feet to her death after being swept over the top of a North Carolina waterfall....
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The Latest: Police chief joins officers at Sanders rally
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on demonstrations around Philadelphia ahead of the Democratic National Convention (all times local):...
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