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  • The Latest: 19 confirmed dead in Japan knife attack

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on a knife attack at facility for the handicapped outside Tokyo (all times local): 9:45 a.m. The Sagamihara City fire department says that 19 people are confirmed dead in the attack on a facility for ...

  • Strong storms roll through Philadelphia during convention

    7 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Severe storms with lightning, heavy rain and strong winds rolled through Philadelphia during the Democratic convention Monday night, leading city officials to urge political protesters and rally attendees to seek shelter and organizers to recommend that media ...

  • Vegas immigrants tell their stories at Democratic convention

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas residents who took the stage at the Democratic National Convention say they know Hillary Clinton will fight to keep immigrant families together. Eleven-year-old Karla Ortiz said Monday that she's scared most days that her ...

  • Indianapolis police officer and suspect shot after chase

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis police officer has been shot and another officer is injured following an expressway chase. Indianapolis police tweeted Monday evening that the officer who was shot has been taken to a hospital and is being treated ...

  • VIEWER'S GUIDE: Tuesday's roll call says it all

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For all of the hoopla attached to a political convention, it all comes down to this: that moment when the presumptive nominee becomes the nominee outright. On Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton is to become the first woman ...

  • Prosecutors urge speedy jailing of 2 convicted legislators

    45 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling reversing the conviction of a former Virginia governor is no reason to let two convicted former top New York legislators remain free pending appeal. Federal prosecutors argued in ...

  • Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

    46 minutes ago

    (AP) ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Solar Impulse 2 plane has landed in Abu Dhabi more than a year after its initial take off, completing the first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy. The ...

  • Solar Impulse 2 plane lands in Abu Dhabi, completes first round-the-world solar-powered flight

    50 minutes ago

    (AP) ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Solar Impulse 2 plane lands in Abu Dhabi, completes first round-the-world solar-powered flight.

  • AP-Scorecard

    55 minutes ago

    (AP) Here are the latest scores from today's sports events: ——— INTERLEAGUE Colorado 1 Baltimore 1 (Top 4th) San Diego 0 Toronto 0 (Top 4th) Chi Cubs at Chi White Sox 8:10 p.m. ——— AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 1 Detroit 0 (Top ...

  • Thunderbird pilot steered clear of home before ditching jet

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — An Air Force Thunderbird pilot who ditched his jet moments after flying over the Air Force Academy's commencement ceremony reported engine trouble and told air traffic controllers he was aiming the plane away from a home before ...

  • Fox News ousts 2 more executives

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Four days after the ouster of Roger Ailes as Fox News chief, two more executives at the network have been laid off. But the firing of Michael Clemente and his top deputy, Peter Boyer, were not ...

  • Top California official's essay, posts lack citations

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An online magazine opinion piece attributed to California's lieutenant governor contains at least one paragraph that largely originally appeared on the website of the National Center for Lesbian Rights. Several of Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom's ...

  • Man touted as one of biggest drug dealers ever gets 35 years

    1 hour, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A Colombian described as one of history's biggest cocaine dealers has been sentenced to 35 years in prison by a New York judge who calls the scope of his crimes "staggering." Daniel Barrera Barrera is known ...

  • November trial set for cases over North Carolina LGBT law

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A federal court has set a November trial date for dueling lawsuits over a North Carolina law that limits protections for LGBT people. A written order signed Monday by a federal magistrate judge says the trial ...

  • WNBA president on rescinded fines: We needed to move forward

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA President Lisa Borders says she hopes that rescinding the fines the league imposed over black warmup shirts worn in solidarity for shooting victims will lead to a fresh start on social activism for the players ...

  • Up there: Netherlands, Latvia lead world for people's height

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — If you want to see a tall population of men, go to the Netherlands. Tall women? Latvia. And in the United States, which lags behind dozens of other countries in height, the average for adults stopped ...

  • Sandusky scandal still casts shadow at Penn State

    2 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin sees an improved team in Happy Valley — and a program that can't escape the shadow cast by the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Franklin made some pointed comments about negative ...

  • NFL, players union announce new game-day concussion protocol

    2 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the players association have announced a new policy regarding game-day concussion protocol and discipline for clubs that violate the procedure. Under the new policy jointly announced Monday, the NFL and NFLPA "will follow ...

  • AP EXPLAINS: Why Sanders is focused on 'lame duck' Congress

    2 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Timing is everything. Bernie Sanders put Democrats on notice Monday that he's not just hoping to influence Washington's agenda under the next president — he's got his eye on this fall's "lame duck" session of Congress. Here's ...

  • White Sox ace Sale to start Thursday at Cubs

    2 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox ace Chris Sale will start on Thursday against the crosstown Cubs in his first appearance since he was suspended for five days for destroying collared throwback uniforms the team was scheduled to wear. Manager Robin ...

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