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Long wait, short encounter before deadly police shooting
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) -- It took more than an hour for police to arrive at the shopping center in a San Diego suburb where a distressed black man had been wandering into traffic. It took about a minute for him to be shot and killed....
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Napa winemakers harvesting red grapes expect better flavor
RUTHERFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Driving north through the Napa Valley before sunrise, portable lights like spaceships illuminate workers in the vineyards. The smell of fermentation and grapes fill the air - the annual wine harvest is underway....
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The military's ritual of saluting for the national anthem
HONOLULU (AP) -- The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem. The U.S. Pacific Fleet referred her case to her commander, who has the authority to punish the sailor, a Navy reservist. Saluting during the national anthem is a daily ritual for men and women in the military. Here's a look at the protocol behind it....
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Some evacuation orders lifted in California wildfire areas
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) -- Some evacuations were lifted as cooler weather gave firefighters a boost in their struggle with a wildfire burning through dry brush that is threatening hundreds of structures in a remote area of California's Santa Cruz Mountains....
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Neighbors anxious after Florida sinkhole contaminates water
MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) -- Neighbors of a huge sinkhole sending cascades of contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste into Florida's main drinking-water aquifer are fearful and fuming that it took weeks for them to be notified about the disaster....
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Alabama chief justice waits for judgment day on keeping job
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore - famously removed from office 13 years ago for refusing to remove a Ten Commandments display - appeared before a judicial disciplinary panel Wednesday to answer accusations that he urged defiance of the federal courts again: This time on gay marriage....
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Officials: Firefighter halted teen who killed father, shot 3
TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- A volunteer firefighter stopped a teenager who shot three people outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home, authorities said....
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Suspect in killings of 4 women called charmer with dark side
ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) -- A man linked to the slayings of at least four women in Ohio is described by those who know him as a charmer with a dark side....
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Governor to approve state-run retirement for private workers
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California's governor is preparing to sign a bill to automatically enroll millions of private-sector workers in retirement savings accounts....
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Ex-Iowa State student faces sentencing in sex assault case
NEVADA, Iowa (AP) -- A former Iowa State University student is expected to be sentenced Thursday for sexually assaulting an unconscious female student after an on-campus party....
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Man rescued at sea says suspicions compound grief over mom
BOSTON (AP) -- A man who was rescued from a life raft after seven days on the Atlantic Ocean said suspicions about his account of the sinking of his boat are compounding his grief over the apparent drowning of his mother....
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Trump's old military prep school looks overseas for renewal
CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) -- While Donald Trump talks tough about dealing with China, his old military prep school is building bridges to that country....
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UN says EU may ratify Paris Agreement soon
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Paris Agreement on Climate Change appears likely to enter into force with India announcing that it has ratified the agreement and the EU signaling it may ratify within the next few days, officials said....
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Graphic video released of La. boy's shooting by police
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) -- After a police body camera captured two deputy city marshals firing on a car and killing a 6-year-old boy, the head of the Louisiana State Police said the video was the most disturbing thing he's seen....
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Missouri fraternity suspended over reports of racial slurs
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- The University of Missouri temporarily suspended a fraternity on Wednesday over accusations of racial slurs directed toward black students, in the latest incident of racial tension that has roiled the campus for nearly a year....
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