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  • Bobby Brown's sister vows family feud is just beginning

    49 minutes ago

    (AP) ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Brown's sister vowed the family feud was "far from over" between their family and the late Whitney Houston's kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown. A frustrated Leolah Brown walked out ...

  • As A-bomb survivors age, Japanese pass storytelling to young

    1 hour, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) KUNITACHI, Japan (AP) — On a recent weekend, an 84-year-old survivor of the Nagasaki atomic bombing retraced his movements on a map: the inferno during his 20-kilometer (12-mile) walk home, the "black rain" of falling radioactive particles and how he ...

  • First race back for Triple Crown winners usually a success

    1 hour, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — American Pharoah will attempt to do what many Triple Crown champions have done throughout history — win the first race after victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Racing's 12th Triple Crown winner takes ...

  • Veteran actress to step into Valerie Harper's role in play

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) — Performer Brenda Vaccaro will replace Valerie Harper in a play in Maine as Harper recovers from an illness and brief hospitalization. The Ogunquit Playhouse says in a release Saturday night that Vaccaro will step into the ...

  • Afghan Taliban issues statement quoting Haqqani group leader

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban has issued a written statement purportedly quoting Jalaluddin Haqqani, the leader of the notoriously brutal Haqqani insurgent group, in an effort to quell rumors of his death. The statement, posted Sunday to the ...

  • 'Downton' producer open to possibility of big-screen film

    2 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Here's a roundup of news Saturday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs: 'DOWNTON ABBEY,' THE MOVIE? With "Downton Abbey" coming to ...

  • Rousey crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190

    2 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ronda Rousey defended her bantamweight title by knocking out Bethe Correia only 34 seconds into the first round at UFC 190 on Saturday night. Rousey charged at Correia at the start and finished the fight ...

  • Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

    3 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee police officials say an officer has been fatally shot during a traffic stop in Memphis. Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong says police received a call at about 9:15 p.m. Saturday about an officer being shot. ...

  • Memphis police officer shot, killed during traffic stop in Tennessee; suspect still on the run

    3 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis police officer shot, killed during traffic stop in Tennessee; suspect still on the run.

  • AP Source: Seattle nearing extension with Bobby Wagner

    3 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says the Seattle Seahawks and linebacker Bobby Wagner are close to finalizing a contract extension that would keep the All-Pro middle linebacker with the club after this season. The person spoke ...

  • More on line, more on mobile: advertising executive to IOC

    3 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A leading advertising executive told the IOC on Sunday that the Olympic body needs to stay relevant with the younger generation and concentrate more of its content on the Internet and via mobile devices. Martin ...

  • Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

    3 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their members will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled with the wireless carrier. Leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of ...

  • 2 soldiers dead, 24 wounded in suicide attack in Turkey

    3 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Officials says two soldiers have been killed and 24 others wounded in a suicide attack by Kurdish rebels in eastern Turkey. The governor's office for Agri province says Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, militants attacked a ...

  • Photos of endangered animals shine on Empire State Building

    3 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building. Organizers say the Saturday night event was a first-of-its-kind live video projection. It drew ...

  • AZ Lottery

    3 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — These Arizona lotteries were drawn Saturday: All or Nothing Evening 01-05-06-08-09-11-13-14-19-20 (one, five, six, eight, nine, eleven, thirteen, fourteen, nineteen, twenty) All or Nothing Midday 01-02-03-04-05-08-14-15-16-19 (one, two, three, four, five, eight, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, nineteen) Pick ...

  • China to close Beijing's airports during military parade

    3 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities will close Beijing's two airports during a military parade next month to mark the end of World War II in Asia. The Civil Aviation Administration of China said in a statement Saturday that flights will ...

  • Obama to unveil final power plant emissions limits on Monday

    3 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday will unveil the final version of his unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions from existing U.S. power plants. Obama says it's the biggest and most important step the U.S. ...

  • Rapper arrested after encouraging fans to jump barricades

    3 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials say rapper Travis Scott is facing disorderly conduct charges after encouraging fans to jump over security barricades during his performance at Lollapalooza. The rapper, whose real name is Jacques Webster, was arrested Saturday on the ...

  • Giants win 9-7 in 11 innings to spoil Texas debut for Hamels

    4 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cole Hamels followed up his no-hitter by pitching into the eighth inning of his Texas debut without a decision as the Rangers lost 9-7 to the San Francisco Giants in 11 innings Saturday night. Hunter Pence ...

  • Giants 9, Rangers 7, 11 innings,

    4 hours, 5 minutes ago

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