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July 15, 2018 - 4:01 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of three Kansas City police officers (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The Kansas City Star reports that police have killed the suspect in the shooting of three officers. The newspaper reports that the suspect came out of a home where he had barricaded...
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July 15, 2018 - 3:55 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of three Kansas City police officers (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The Kansas City Star reports that police have killed the suspect in the shooting of three officers. The newspaper reports that the suspect came out of a home where he had barricaded...
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This Dec. 10, 2012 photo shows Weymouth Police Officer Michael C. Chesna in Weymouth, Mass. Chesna died Sunday, July 15, 2018, from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer's gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase. (Gary Higgins/The Quincy Patriot Ledger via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 3:38 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer and bystander died Sunday from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer's gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase. Weymouth officer Michael Chesna was shot multiple times by his own firearm around 7:30 a.m. Sunday, and...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2018 file photo, protesters chant "Families belong together!" as they walk to the front doors of the federal courthouse in Brownsville, Texas, to bring attention to the U.S. immigration policy. A federal judge, responding to a plan to reunify children separated at the border, said he was having second thoughts about his belief that the Trump administration was acting in good faith to comply with his orders. The Justice Department on Friday, July 13 filed a plan to reunify more than 2,500 children 5 years old and older by a court-imposed deadline of July 26 using “truncated” procedures to verify parentage and perform background checks that excludes DNA testing and other steps it took to reunify children under 5. The administration said the abbreviated vetting puts children at significant safety risk but is needed to meet the deadline. (Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald via AP, File)
July 15, 2018 - 2:58 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge, responding to a plan to reunify children separated at the border, said he was having second thoughts about his belief that the Trump administration was acting in good faith to comply with his orders. The Justice Department on Friday filed a plan to reunify more...
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Crews battle the Ferguson Fire along steep terrain behind the Redbud Lodge along Highway 140 near El Portal in Mariposa County, Calif., on Saturday, July 14, 2018. (Andrew Kuhn /The Merced Sun-Star via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 1:58 pm
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with sweltering conditions Sunday, authorities said. The blaze that broke out Friday scorched more than 6 square miles (16 square...
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A woman tries to calm a man down as he yells at a police officer at the scene of a police involved shooting in Chicago, on Saturday, July 14, 2018. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 1:24 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Authorities have identified the man whose fatal shooting by a Chicago police officer led to a clash between officers and angry residents as 37-year-old Harith Augustus. The Cook County Medical Examiner's office released Augustus'...
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July 15, 2018 - 1:16 pm
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell a penny a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.94. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the average price is 63 cents higher than it was one year ago. Lundberg says prices at...
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July 15, 2018 - 12:38 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine rapper surprised moviegoers with free tickets to a sci-fi satire movie. Rory Ferreira, who goes by the stage name Milo, bought all 129 seats to the 4:20 p.m. showing of the movie "Sorry to Bother You" at the Nickelodeon in Portland, Maine, on Saturday. The Portland...
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A bus remains on the scene of a multi-vehicle deadly crash Sunday, July 15, 2018, on Interstate 25 just north of Bernalillo, N.M. (Rio Rancho Fire Rescue via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 12:37 pm
BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — A crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on a highway in New Mexico early Sunday has killed three people and sent 22 to the hospital, authorities said. Sandoval County Fire Chief James Maxon confirmed the deaths and said the crash occurred on Interstate 25...
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In this July 12, 2018 photo, farmer Don Bloss checks on the operation of an auger transferring corn on his farm in Pawnee City, Neb. Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump’s trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business. Bloss, who grows corn, soybeans, sorghum and wheat on his farm in the southeastern Nebraska community of Pawnee City, said he’s already seen a few neighbors quit farming as they struggled to make a profit even before the tariff battle began this year. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
July 15, 2018 - 12:06 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years. The threat of...
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