• White House says Mount McKinley to be renamed Denali

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, bestowing the traditional Alaska Native name on the eve of a historic presidential visit to Alaska.

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  • He took them by surprise: 3 dead, 2 hurt in shooting spree

    A gunman killed three relatives in a surprise attack witnessed by several children in a home in eastern Tennessee, authorities said.

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  • Chargers say Seahawks rookie attacked QB Rivers

    San Diego offensive linemen have accused Seattle Seahawks rookie defensive lineman Frank Clark of trying to punch Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers during a pre-season game. Several Chargers players were angered when team-mate King Dunlap was given a 15-yard penalty for unnecessary roughness as he…

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  • Trump's deportation idea similar to 1930s' mass removals

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for the mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally as well as their American-born children bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years…

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  • Two dead, massive outages after windstorm slams Washington state

    (Reuters) - A powerful windstorm toppled trees, killing two people in Washington state as work crews scrambled on Sunday to restore power to 450,000 customers, a TV report showed. A father driving with his three-year-old daughter in Gig Harbor, just west of Tacoma, was killed on Saturday when a…

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  • Putin pumps iron to show Russians his healthy, wholesome side

    The Kremlin has released pictures of Russian President Vladimir Putin working out at the gym with Prime Minister Dmitrty Medvedev, images apparently aimed at shoring up Putin's rugged, masculine image as his popularity dips. Wearing a white T-shirt, track suit trousers and running shoes, Putin is…

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    14-year-old Houston boy with brain-eating amoeba dies

    A Houston-area teen who was fighting for his life after a brain-eating amoeba entered his body while swimming at a local lake has died, according to a post by his family on his Facebook page.

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  • Were officials too quick to tie Texas deputy shooting to Black Lives Matter?

    Texas authorities have charged a man with killing a uniformed sheriff’s deputy at a Houston gas station Friday night. Law enforcement officials on Saturday arrested Shannon J. Miles, of Cypress, and charged him with capital murder in the fatal, “execution-style” shooting of Harris County deputy…

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  • Journalist 'confesses' to causing China market chaos: state media

    A financial journalist has "confessed" to causing "panic and disorder" on China's stock market and inflicting "huge losses on the country", state media reported on Sunday. Wang Xiaolu, a journalist with Caijing magazine, was detained by Chinese authorities following China's recent stock market…

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  • Obama to rename North America's highest peak as Denali on Alaska trip

    By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday will officially restore Denali as the name of North America's tallest mountain, ending a 40-year battle over what to call the peak that has been known as Mount McKinley. The symbolic gesture comes at the beginning of a…

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  • Hundreds mourn slain 9-year-old Ferguson girl

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hundreds gathered to remember a 9-year-old girl who was killed when shots were fired into her Ferguson home as she did homework on her mother's bed.

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  • Taking on immigrants in US could be time-bomb for Trump

    Billionaire Donald Trump has soared in opinion polls for the Republican presidential primary, but inflammatory anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost him the crucial Latino vote in the 2016 White House race. "What Trump is doing is political suicide," says Patricio Zamorano, executive director of the…

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    Missing 5-year-old girl found by Philadelphia police

    Philadelphia police have found a 5-year-old girl who went missing Saturday.

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  • Jewish group says Nazi train treasures must go to rightful owners

    WARSAW (Reuters) - (This 28 August 2015 story was refiled to change the description of Singer's position to CEO) Any valuables found on a Nazi train buried in Poland since World War Two must be returned to their rightful owners, the World Jewish Congress said on Friday. "To the extent that any…

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    Mothers must teach their daughters that true love is about affection, selflessness and gratitude, and letting go. If those qualities are not a part of a relationship, then it time to reconsider your steps! The fear of being alone or societal pressures are not the reasons to stay with someone.…

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  • Lawyer: Tony Stewart's response to lawsuit 'appalling'

    NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling."

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  • One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins

    Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars. In a place with no animals and little vegetation around, they closed themselves in at 3:00 pm Hawaii time (0100 GMT Saturday),…

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  • How Two Photos Inspired the World to Help a Syrian Single Dad

    Abdul Halim Attar looked distressed and exhausted as he extended one arm to display the blue caps of the pens while carrying his four-year-old daughter, Reem, over his shoulder. With a bit of assistance from his followers and local activists, he was able to locate Attar and has raised almost…

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