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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally at the Four Seasons Arena at Montana ExpoPark, Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Great Falls, Mont., in support of Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., and GOP Senate candidate Matt Rosendale. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 05, 2018 - 8:22 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in Montana (all times local): 6:05 p.m. In a freewheeling speech in Montana, Trump cycled through many of his favorite themes but repeatedly returned to vigorous campaign-year attacks on Democrats. He again referred to Sen. Elizabeth...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally at the Four Seasons Arena at Montana ExpoPark, Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Great Falls, Mont., in support of Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., and GOP Senate candidate Matt Rosendale. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 05, 2018 - 8:05 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in Montana (all times local): 6:05 p.m. In a freewheeling speech in Montana, Trump cycled through many of his favorite themes but repeatedly returned to vigorous campaign-year attacks on Democrats. He again referred to Sen. Elizabeth...
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July 05, 2018 - 8:04 pm
MATTITUCK, N.Y. (AP) — Police and relatives say a Long Island man drowned helping to rescue a young nephew who was struggling in the water during a beach outing on the Fourth of July. Southold Town police say Leonel Ortiz Lemus drowned at the Mattituck Inlet Wednesday while trying to help children...
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A building smolders at the site where several fireworks workshops blew up in Tultepec, Mexico, Thursday, July 5, 2018. More than a dozen people were killed and at least 40 injured when a series of explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
July 05, 2018 - 7:55 pm
TULTEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Twenty-four people were killed and at least 49 injured Thursday when a series of explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City, according to officials. The dead included at least four firefighters and two police officers who rushed to the...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2018, file photo, California's Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is joined by former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at a news conference in downtown Los Angeles. Prominent school choice supporters are dishing out campaign money now that key state governor races have begun in earnest. Last week, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs donated $29,200 each, the maximum amount, to Newsom's campaign for California governor. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
July 05, 2018 - 7:24 pm
Prominent charter school supporters are dishing out campaign money, as key gubernatorial races in several states have now begun in earnest. June primary contests set up a number of state battles for governor in the midterm elections this November, with both Democratic and Republican candidates that...
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FILE –This Oct. 22, 2015 file photo shows U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, on Capitol Hill. Two men who were wrestlers at Ohio State University in the 1990s say Jordan isn't being truthful when he says he wasn't aware of allegations team doctor Richard Strauss was groping male wrestlers, NBC reported Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Male athletes from 14 sports at Ohio State have reported alleged sexual misconduct by Strauss, whose 2005 death at the age of 67 was ruled a suicide. Jordan's spokesman says in a statement the congressman never saw or heard about any abuse or had any abuse reported when he was an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 05, 2018 - 7:19 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan's office said records released Thursday show lawyers' attempts to schedule an interview with him as part of an Ohio State University sex abuse investigation were sent to a non-existent email address. Jordan's spokesman said the Republican congressman is...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally at the Four Seasons Arena at Montana ExpoPark, Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Great Falls, Mont., in support of Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., and GOP Senate candidate Matt Rosendale. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 05, 2018 - 7:07 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in Montana (all times local): 5:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is mocking journalists for questioning his readiness for his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump vowed Thursday at a campaign rally in Montana...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2018, file photo released by the Anne Arundel Police, Jarrod Warren Ramos poses for a photo in Annapolis, Md. Norfolk police spokesman Daniel Hudson says the letter arrived Thursday, July 5, at The Virginian-Pilot. He says the sender is Jarrod Ramos, who's accused of killing five people at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis last week. Hudson said police gave the letter to the FBI. He declined to say whether it's addressed to anyone in particular. (Anne Arundel Police via AP, File)
July 05, 2018 - 6:44 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police say they believe a man charged with killing five people in a Maryland newsroom sent a card to a journalist he harassed for years. Norfolk, Virginia, police spokesman Daniel Hudson says the card arrived Thursday at The Virginian-Pilot. It was not signed, but police believe...
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July 05, 2018 - 6:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City street has been renamed in honor of a police officer who was ambushed and killed last year in a parked police vehicle. What's now Detective Miosotis Familia Way is part of Ryer Avenue by the Bronx stationhouse where Familia worked. A renaming ceremony was held...
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July 05, 2018 - 6:36 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Canadian government said Thursday it's investigating a series of encounters in which U.S. border patrols have approached Canadian fishing vessels in a disputed island area off the East Coast. The area in question is around Machias Seal Island, a 20-acre (8-hectare) rock...
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