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Charles Manson, mastermind of 1969 murders, dies at 83]

LOS ANGELES - Charles Manson, who masterminded a string of bizarre murders in Los Angeles in 1969 that both horrified and fascinated the nation and si ...

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Country music star Mel Tillis dead at age 85, publicist says

Mel Tillis, a Country Music Hall of Fame singer and songwriter who recorded more than 60 albums and penned a string of hits for Kenny Rogers, George S ...

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A sign of hope from Argentina’s vanished submarine: seven mysterious signals

Argentine authorities received a few blips of hope in their effort to find a three-decade old submarine - and 44 crewmen - that suddenly stopped commu ...

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A dying veteran needed CPR. Hidden video shows his nurse laughing instead.

By the late winter of 2014, James Dempsey had served in a world war, raised children, buried a wife and seen the best of his health behind him. As he ...

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UPDATE: Zimbabwe President Mugabe agrees to step down

HARARE - Robert Mugabe agreed on Sunday to resign as Zimbabwe's president hours after the ruling ZANU-PF party fired him as its leader following 37 ye ...

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Trump says decision to allow big game trophy imports put on hold

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Friday he is putting a decision to allow imports of big game trophies on hold until he can ...

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Puerto Rico utility head resigns after slow Hurricane Maria response

NEW YORK - The head of Puerto Rico's indebted utility has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island after Hurricane ...

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U.S. House tax bill would hit not-for-profits hard

Hospitals, university buildings and affordable housing projects could become much more expensive to develop if the tax plan approved Thursday by the R ...

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Purdue Pharma is said to approach states, proposing settlement of opioid claims

WILMINGTON, Del. - Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma is proposing a settlement in an attempt to end state investigations and lawsuits over the U.S. opioid ...

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U.S. Navy crew grounded after pilot draws penis in the sky

WASHINGTON - A U.S. Navy air crew was grounded on Friday after using their advanced fighter jet to draw a giant image of a penis in the sky with the e ...

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Trump adds five conservatives to list of possible Supreme Court picks

WASHINGTON - In a move certain to please conservatives, President Donald Trump on Friday added five names to his list of candidates for a prospective ...

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Law clerk by day, ghost hunter by night, now Trump’s judicial nominee

By day, he was a clerk to a federal judge, a Harvard Law School graduate at the start of his career. By night, he was a ghost hunter and a devotee of ...

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Key NAFTA talks open in Mexico amid complaint of U.S. inflexibility

MEXICO CITY - A key round of talks to update the NAFTA trade pact formally opened on Friday, but within hours Canada was complaining about inflexibili ...

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Rotten Tomatoes under fire for timing of ‘Justice League’ review

A lot of people want to throw things at Rotten Tomatoes.The movie-review aggregator waited more than 24 hours to post a poor critics' score for the ne ...

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Republican appointee, Iowan Jamie Johnson, resigns from the DHS after past comments about blacks, Muslims come to light

A Republican appointee in charge of a Department of Homeland Security center for outreach to faith and community groups has resigned after a report th ...

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