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Southwest opposed FAA recommendation to inspect fan blades like one that snapped during fatal engine failure within year

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DALLAS (AP) — Southwest opposed FAA recommendation to inspect fan blades like one that snapped during fatal engine failure within year.

Suspect in Vegas casino picnic shooting arrested in Texas

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a casino dealer identified as the suspect in a deadly company picnic shooting on Sunday has been arrested in a small town in the Texas Panhandle.Las Vegas police said on Twitter Thursday that Anthony J. Wrobel wa

Pentagon: No civilian casualties in Syria strikes

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.Spokeswoman Dana W. White said this is a testament to the accuracy of U.S. and allied

Maryland bill seeks transparency in online political ads

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In the wake of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, Maryland is close to enacting a law that some experts say would set a new standard for how states deal with foreign interference in local elections and in

Minnesota prosecutor won't file charges in Prince's death

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in the musician's death, effectively ending the state's two-year investigation into how Prince got the fentanyl that killed

'Yup, shot him': Prosecutors say ex-lawman hid double life

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PERRY, N.Y. (AP) — In the rural western New York town where he lived on a gentleman's farm, Joseph Mlyniec was a respected public servant with two decades as a sheriff's sergeant and four years on the town board.But a different story emerged aft

2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer.He thought nothing of it when he and his business partner, Donte Robinson, were appro

The Latest: Prosecutor closes Prince death case; no charges

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into Prince's death (all times local):11:35 p.m.The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died says he's filing no criminal charges in the musician's death.The announceme

Marijuana supporters, critics across the US weigh in on 420

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America's marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday: Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group.Nine of those states and Washington, D.C., also have broad legalizati

Belarus to require internet comments to be authorized

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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The parliament in Belarus has passed a measure prohibiting internet users from commenting on forums without authorization and requiring online publications to register with the government as mass media.The law passed on Thu

California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said

Egypt exhibiting previously unseen Ptolemaic artifacts

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is exhibiting artifacts from the Ptolemaic period for the first time in The Egyptian Museum in Cairo.Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani said Wednesday the exhibit displays around 300 artifacts that show the life of the Ptole

Thai court acquits northeastern gold mine protesters

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BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Thailand found seven environmental activists not guilty Thursday of violating a law on public gatherings that imposes severe penalties for actions that disrupt public services.The activists, all women, in November 2016

Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's president

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HAVANA (AP) — HAVANA (AP) — A 57-year-old bureaucrat replaced Raul Castro as the president of Cuba on Thursday, launching a new political era as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the wo

Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS.Michael Cohen had sued in federal court in New York City over publication of the dossier detailing

Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly lower

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NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are edging lower in early trading on Wall Street, putting the market on track for its first loss this week.Technology companies and m

Attacker in Berlin skullcap case turns himself in to police

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BERLIN (AP) — A 19-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker has turned himself in to police after his violent attack on a man wearing a Jewish skullcap in Berlin caused outrage across Germany.Police spokesman Winfrid Wenzel said the young Syrian showed up

EU foreign policy chief praises Montenegro's role in Balkans

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PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The European Union foreign policy chief has praised Montenegro's role in the volatile Balkans region, where Russia is also vying for influence.Federica Mogherini said Thursday that Montenegro has played an "excellent

Teachers use social media in US uprisings, fight for funding

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PHOENIX (AP) — The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories.Teachers, long tired of low wages and a dearth of state funding, begin talking to each other onli

'Pharma Bro' arrives at low-security federal prison

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FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) — The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey.Martin Shkreli was moved Tuesday from the Brooklyn Metropolitan