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University of Louisville accepts president's resignation
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- University of Louisville trustees accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal....
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Hotter weather expected near blaze that killed 1
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) -- Firefighters are bracing for hotter weather and lower humidity in the area near Big Sur where a wildfire has destroyed 34 homes and killed a bulldozer driver working to contain the massive blaze....
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Biden to speak at vigil for slain Baton Rouge officers
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch are scheduled to speak Thursday at a Baton Rouge vigil honoring the three law enforcement officers who were killed by a lone gunman during a shootout outside a convenience store....
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Individuals, agencies dodge blame as Freddie Gray case ends
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Fourteen months after the death of a black man whose neck was broken in a police van prompted massive protests, spawned rioting and toppled the careers of Baltimore's police commissioner and a Democratic mayor poised for re-election, no one will go to jail for the death....
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Reagan shooter Hinckley will soon leave hospital for good
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) -- In little more than a week, the only living man to have shot an American president could pack his bags and leave a Washington psychiatric hospital for the last time....
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Quotations in the News
"America is already great. America is already strong. And I promise you, our strength, our greatness, does not depend on Donald Trump." - President Barack Obama at the Democratic convention....
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Powerball's estimated jackpot hits $478 million
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- No one has matched the jackpot-winning numbers in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, and the prize has increased to an estimated $478 million....
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1 dead, 8 hurt as car plows into Los Angeles bible group
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A car has plowed into the front of a Los Angeles house where a group of 11 mostly elderly people were holding a bible study and prayer meeting, leaving one person dead and eight injured, authorities said....
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Spared lobster dies during trip from Florida to Maine
WEST BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) -- Larry the Lobster gained fame after it was spared from a boiling pot in Florida, but Maine officials say the crustacean didn't make it to retirement....
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Police protest Black Lives Matter banner at city hall
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) -- Police in Massachusetts are protesting a mayor's refusal to remove a Black Lives Matter banner that's hanging over city hall....
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Regulators propose huge overhaul of debt collection industry
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed a massive overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry on Thursday, which would restrict collectors from calling numerous times a day, require them to have more documentation on what's owed, and give people more ability to dispute their bills....
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Police: Man faces charges for threatening to 'off some cops'
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Florida man has been taken into custody after authorities say he made threats against police officers at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan....
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Rifle maker wants documents sealed in school shooting suit
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut judge will hear arguments on whether gun maker Remington Arms' company documents should be sealed from public view as it fights a lawsuit filed by families of some of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre....
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Rights group: Some kids detained in conflict tortured, die
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Children caught in six conflict-affected areas are often held for months or even years as national security threats, and untold numbers have been tortured or died in custody, according to a Human Rights Watch report....
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4 people killed in California small plane crash at airport
COLUMBIA, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say a small private plane crashed at the airport in the Northern California town of Columbia, killing all four people on board....
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