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  • Guatemalan family demands justice in Border Patrol shooting

    The family of a Guatemalan immigrant fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas this week is demanding justice for the 19-year-old woman.

    Washington Post
  • Justify won't have Audible to kick around in Belmont Stakes

    Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify won't have to further contend with Audible in pursuit of the colt's bid for the Triple Crown. Trainer Todd Pletcher said Friday that Audible will be pointed toward a summer campaign, with the $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga on July 28 or the $1...

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  • Senate foreign relations chairman meets Maduro in Venezuela

    The powerful chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday two days after the embattled socialist leader kicked out the top U.S. diplomat in the country.

    Washington Post
  • Wolf-like animal shot in central Montana, DNA tests underway

    A central Montana rancher shot a wolf-like animal after it was spotted in a pasture with livestock, but a closer look prompted state wildlife officials to take DNA samples to determine what type of animal it was. Fish, Wildlife and Parks regional spokesman Bruce Auchly said the animal's...

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  • Guatemalan family demands justice in Border Patrol shooting

    The family of a Guatemalan immigrant fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas this week is demanding justice for the 19-year-old woman. Dominga Vicente, an aunt of Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez, says her niece migrated to escape poverty. She said Friday that after...

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  • Mallory, head coach at Indiana, Colorado, dies at 82

    Bill Mallory, who led Colorado to the Orange Bowl and became the winningest football coach in Indiana history, has died from a brain injury suffered in a recent fall. He was 82. Indiana announced Mallory's death on Friday, a day after his son, Indiana State coach Curt Mallory, posted on...

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  • Kyle Busch looks to check of box, win at Charlotte

    Kyle Busch has won a Cup points race at every track on the NASCAR circuit except one — Charlotte Motor Speedway. Twenty-eight starts, no checkered flags — and plenty of frustration. The 33-year-old Busch is looking to check off that final box on his racing resume Sunday in the Coca-Cola...

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  • Bill to create health care price controls in California dies

    A proposal to create government price controls in California for surgeries, hospital stays, doctor visits and other health care services died Friday when it failed to clear a key committee, but the author says he plans to bring it back next year. The measure was a longshot from the...

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  • Foot Locker knows cool sneakers, and that's why stocks are rallying: Analyst

    A carefully curated selection of cool sneakers is helping Foot Locker's stock gain momentum, says analyst.

    CNBC
  • Hall & Oates still play faves, but Oates has new music, too

    Daryl Hall and John Oates can still pack arenas with fans who can sing along to the entire set list.

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  • Weinstein turns himself in holding 2 entertainment bios

    Harvey Weinstein’s choice of reading material for his surrender to New York authorities on Friday drew attention to a pair of entertainment biographies.

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  • Names of 4 soldiers killed in Niger added to memorial wall

    The names of four Special Forces soldiers killed last year in an ambush in Niger were among 12 added to a memorial wall at Fort Bragg. The Fayetteville Observer reported the names of Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, Sgt. 1st Class Jeremiah Johnson, Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright and Sgt. La David Johnson...

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  • Alleged Weinstein victim: Tough part ahead with his defense

    A woman who claims she was a victim of Harvey Weinstein in two incidents in the 1990s said alleged survivors she’s in touch with feel “elated” at his surrender and arrest Friday, but predicted he’ll now “play hard and dirty.”

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  • Deal dead with investor for Alaska mine project near fishery

    A Canadian company that was courted as a potential partner in a proposed copper-and-gold mine near one of the world's largest salmon fisheries has backed away from the project. Mine developer Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. says it was unable to finalize an agreement with First Quantum...

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  • Putin says US exit from Iran deal could trigger instability

    Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Friday that the U.S. exit from the Iranian nuclear deal could trigger dangerous instability and raise new threats for Israel if Tehran resumes a full-fledged nuclear program.

    Washington Post
  • Temple College earns JUCO World Series bid out of left field

    The Temple College baseball season was in the books. Coach and former major league pitcher Craig McMurtry even had exit interviews planned with his players. But, as they say in baseball, it ain't over 'til it's over. Out of left field, McMurtry received a call: Tell his players to pack...

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  • Deportation protection restored in high-profile Georgia case

    Lawyers for a Mexican woman whose case made national headlines when she was a Georgia college student eight years ago say federal immigration authorities have agreed to renew her temporary protection from deportation. The American Civil Liberties Union said in a news release Friday that the...

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  • Red Sox designate Hanley Ramirez for assignment

    The Boston Red Sox designated Hanley Ramirez for assignment on Friday to make room for Dustin Pedroia on the 25-man roster as he returns from the disabled list. The 34-year-old Ramirez was hitting .254 with six homers and 29 RBIs in 44 games this season while splitting his time between...

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  • Weinstein turns himself in holding 2 entertainment bios

    Harvey Weinstein's choice of reading material for his surrender to New York authorities on Friday drew attention to a pair of entertainment biographies. Weinstein arrived at a New York police precinct holding Richard Schickel's biography of the stage and film director Elia Kazan and Todd...

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  • Guatemala minister: Sheldon Adelson flew officials to Israel

    The Guatemalan government says United States casino magnate Sheldon Adelson provided its official delegation a Boeing 767 to travel to Israel for the relocation of its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

    Washington Post
  • Human rights body calls on Nicaragua to protect students

    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has called on the Nicaraguan government to protect 13 university students who have been outspoken in leading protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega during the past month.

    Washington Post
  • Weinstein arraigned on rape, criminal sex act charges...

    Weinstein arraigned on rape, criminal sex act charges... (Top headline, 1st story, link) Related stories:Pleads Not Guilty...Must Wear Electronic Monitor...One woman unnamed...DETAILS... Advertise here

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  • Idaho town warns against drinking water after man found dead

    Residents of an Idaho town have been told not to drink the water after a fired municipal worker was found dead in his home by emergency workers who were hospitalized after entering the residence. Dietrich Mayor Don Heiken says 62-year-old Tom Young was found dead Thursday. Heiken fired...

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  • Russia’s ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

    “Toxic” political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with Moscow, Russia’s former ambassador in the United States and a long-time Trump campaign contact told The Associated Press on Friday.

    Washington Post