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  • Donald Trump says only core issue in immigration debate is 'the well-being of the American people'

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    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Donald Trump says only core issue in immigration debate is 'the well-being of the American people'

  • Grandma who lost savings wins $15M in case against insurers

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    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California grandmother who lost her life savings in a real estate investment scam offered by an insurance agent was awarded more than $15 million Wednesday in a lawsuit against MetLife and two subsidiaries, attorneys said. ...

  • Angels 3, Reds 0

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    (AP) Cincinnati Los Angeles ab r h bi ab r h bi Hmilton cf 3 0 0 0 A.Smmns ss 3 1 2 0 Cozart ss 4 0 0 0 Calhoun dh 4 0 0 0 Votto 1b 4 0 1 ...

  • Ricky Nolasco throws 4-hit gem as Angels sweep Reds, 3-0

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    (AP) ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ricky Nolasco pitched a dynamic four-hitter for his fifth career shutout and his first victory for Los Angeles, leading the Angels to an interleague sweep of the Cincinnati Reds with a 3-0 victory Wednesday night. C.J. ...

  • Judge dismisses Illinois social service providers' lawsuit

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    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by social service providers who wanted the court to force payment on contracts with the state of Illinois, saying the issue belongs in a higher court. After brief oral ...

  • Police: Suspicious powder found at Trump Tower not hazardous

    1 hour, 1 minute ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Police say they believe that suspicious white powder found at Trump Tower in Manhattan is harmless. Officers were called to the mailroom in the basement of the building near Central Park just before 4 p.m. Wednesday. ...

  • Kenya's top anti-corruption official resigns

    1 hour, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's top anti-corruption official said Wednesday he has resigned after his family business was mentioned as a company that did business with a ministry implicated in corruption. Since its inception in 1997, all five heads of ...

  • Konta collapses on court, comes back to win US Open match

    1 hour, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Johanna Konta sat on a towel along the baseline, her racket resting by her feet, an ice bag under each arm, chest heaving. Fans murmured with concern in the stands and her opponent stood next to ...

  • Hurricane Madeline downgraded to tropical storm as it veers past Hawaii's Big Island

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Madeline downgraded to tropical storm as it veers past Hawaii's Big Island.

  • AP-Scorecard

    1 hour, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) Here are the latest scores from today's sports events: ——— INTERLEAGUE Cincinnati 0 L.A. Angels 0 (Top 4th) ——— AMERICAN LEAGUE Toronto 3 Baltimore 0 (Bot 3rd) Cleveland 2 Minnesota 1 (Bot 4th) N-Y Yankees at Kansas City 8:15 p.m. ...

  • Authorities: Boy shoots 11-year-old in face

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) ABINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old boy has been shot in the face with a handgun by another boy inside a Massachusetts home. The Enterprise reports (http://bit.ly/2cddeVV ) it happened just before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at a home ...

  • Memorial held for Gen. John Vessey, ex-Joint Chiefs chairman

    2 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners have gathered for a service honoring former Army Gen. John Vessey, a Minnesota native who became chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President Ronald Reagan. A memorial for Vessey, who ...

  • YouTube star PewDiePie back on Twitter after ISIS joke

    2 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The most popular YouTuber is back on Twitter after joking that his account became unverified because he joined ISIS. Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg's Twitter account was briefly suspended this week, and the blue check mark detonating his ...

  • Hurricane warning downgraded for Hawaii's Big Island

    2 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Forecasters on Wednesday downgraded a previously issued warning for Hawaii's Big Island, saying Hurricane Madeline would likely weaken to a tropical storm as it passes to the south of the island. The development came as merchants ...

  • Matt Moore beats D-backs for first career win at AT&T Park

    2 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Moore struck out seven over 5 1-3 innings for his first career victory at AT&T Park, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 on Wednesday. Moore walked off in the sixth to ...

  • Review: 'Morgan' a cool, if predictable, exploration of AI

    2 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) Even if you guess the twist in "Morgan" early on, the title character is still an interesting one. Played by relative newcomer Anya Taylor-Joy, Morgan is enigmatic and otherworldly, at once childlike and wise. She's also an expensive, top-secret experiment, ...

  • McCaskill confirms 2018 run during Missouri military tour

    2 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has confirmed that she'll run for re-election in 2018. The Springfield News-Leader reports (http://sgfnow.co/2bCxPWt ) the Missouri Democrat said Tuesday while visiting a National Guard facility at Springfield-Branson National Airport that she'll ...

  • Jury convicts man in 2013 iPad-grab death of Las Vegas teen

    2 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury in Las Vegas has found a 24-year-old man guilty of murder, conspiracy and robbery in the death of a high school student who died beneath a getaway vehicle when he refused to let go ...

  • Uranium miner agrees to fix radioactive sludge leaks

    2 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A uranium mining company has agreed to corrective measures after two spills of radioactive sludge, the most recent on March 29 when some of the material from a Wyoming mine leaked from a truck onto a ...

  • Black Eyed Peas reunite for new 'Where Is The Love?' version

    2 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Black Eyed Peas are reuniting after a five-year hiatus for a new rendition of their song "Where Is The Love?" aimed at ending gun violence. "Where Is The Love?" was originally released in 2003 and reached ...

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