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  • Good Samaritan killed trying to help wounded Texas woman

    49 minutes ago

    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a father of three was killed when he attempted to assist a woman who had been shot by her husband during an argument outside of a Dallas-area store. Arlington police allege that 35-year-old Anthony ...

  • The Latest: Minister: Slayings of 8 rocked Ohio community

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for six of the eight people shot in massacre in rural Ohio (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The minister of a church where the funeral of six family members is ...

  • NBC and Golf Channel facing a busy summer of golf

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) The summer schedule for NBC and Golf Channel is not finalized, though this much is clear: There won't be another summer like this one from the number of big events to two premier tournaments that the networks have never broadcast. ...

  • Trump repeats unsubstantiated claim Cruz dad has Oswald ties

    1 hour, 1 minute ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Republican front-runner Donald Trump rehashed unsubstantiated claims Tuesday that his rival Ted Cruz's father has links to President John F. Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald. In a telephone interview broadcast by Fox News on Tuesday, Trump ...

  • Lawsuit: Salon shampoo license requirement doesn't wash

    1 hour, 1 minute ago

    (AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When in the course of human events someone wants to give a shampoo at a salon, a conservative think tank says they shouldn't have to get a license. Media report the Beacon Center of Tennessee filed ...

  • John Daly at 50, and the senior circuit beckons

    1 hour, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) The celebration for John Daly began the day he became eligible for the PGA Tour Champions. Not just because he turned 50, rather the fact he made it to 50. "You know about that bet I had with Fuzzy, don't ...

  • Serbia shocked by UEFA decision to accept Kosovo

    1 hour, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia reacted with outrage against UEFA's decision to accept the former province of Kosovo as its 55th member, saying Tuesday it will fight the decision by all legal means. Serbia's Foreign Ministry said UEFA's 28-24 vote ...

  • AP Exclusive: Dozens escaped from mental hospital since 2013

    1 hour, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — When a man accused of torturing a woman to death broke out of Washington state's largest mental hospital with another patient in early April, officials called it a rare occurrence and cited only two other escapes ...

  • Jewish leader urges Sweden to prioritize anti-Semitism fight

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) STOCKHOLM (AP) — The president of the European Jewish Congress says Sweden needs to be vigilant of anti-Semitism among some refugees seeking shelter in the Nordic country. Moshe Kantor on Tuesday said that while Muslim refugees also face bigotry and ...

  • Former Baltimore mayor holds back concession in primary

    1 hour, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon says she wants to get a final vote count from last week's mayoral primary and isn't conceding an election that was held about a year after Freddie Gray's death and unrest in ...

  • Amy Sedaris hosts Super 8 motel art giveaway at NY gallery

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — You don't expect to find paintings from motel rooms hanging in a New York art gallery. But Openhouse gallery will be showing art from Super 8 motels and giving it away with help from comedian and ...

  • The Latest: Search underway for abducted 11-year-old girl

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of an 11-year-old girl who was reportedly abducted in northwestern New Mexico (all times local): 8:45 a.m. The FBI says authorities are searching for a missing 11-year-old girl abducted by a ...

  • Eurovision song contest heads to US airwaves

    1 hour, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) GENEVA (AP) — The Eurovision song contest, where stars like Julio Iglesias and Celine Dion first gained international fame, is getting a spot on U.S. airwaves for the first time. The European Broadcasting Union has struck a deal with Viacom ...

  • Stones, Dylan, McCartney play Coachella in October

    1 hour, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Boomer-chella is on. Goldenvoice announced Tuesday that the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and the Who will perform during a three-day concert at the desert grounds where the annual Coachella music ...

  • Florida's high court urged to throw out death sentences

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former judges and top legal officials are calling on the Florida Supreme Court to impose life sentences on nearly 400 people now on awaiting execution on death row. The group, which includes three former state Supreme ...

  • No break for Leicester: Title-winners train after partying

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) LEICESTER, England (AP) — After partying late into the night, groggy-eyed Leicester players reported for duty at the training ground as usual on Tuesday morning. They had been apart for only a few hours after watching together at top-scorer Jamie ...

  • Philadelphia ending college requirement for police recruits

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Police Department is moving to end a requirement that recruits have at least two years of college credits as it struggles to hire enough officers. At the same time, Commissioner Richard Ross wants to raise ...

  • Villanova's buzzer-beater Jenkins to stay for senior season

    1 hour, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — The Villanova player who hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win the national championship is sticking around for his senior season. Kris Jenkins and Villanova officials said Tuesday that Jenkins has withdrawn his name from NBA draft ...

  • Concerts in Tennessee to live-stream in Chicago

    1 hour, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) Three concerts will be live-streamed from Tennessee into high-traffic areas in Chicago later this month in what promoters are calling "the first long-distance concert of its kind." Performers in three Tennessee cities and the audience in Chicago will be able ...

  • UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts

    1 hour, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding that all parties to conflicts protect medical personnel, hospitals and medical facilities against violence and attacks — and face justice if they don't. The resolution adopted ...

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