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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has told allies he will join the 2020 presidential race, according to two people familiar with his plans. An official announcement is expected before Friday, the filing deadline for the New Hampshire primary.

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JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Prison officials in Georgia prepared to execute a man Wednesday evening for the fatal shooting of a convenience store clerk 25 years ago.

Ray Jefferson Cromartie, 52, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection after 7 p.m. at the state

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DENVER (AP) — Cattle rancher Jeffery Gatzke in South Dakota was listening in as he worked on his tractor in his workshop. The first public hearings on impeaching President Donald Trump are political show, he thinks, but he wanted to follow along anyway.

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal transportation safety investigators criticized the U.S. Coast Guard Wednesday for ignoring suggestions over nearly two decades to improve tourist duck boats, changes they say might have prevented last year's Missouri accident that killed 17 people.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin could face a legacy-defining decision when the vote totals from the Kentucky governor’s race are double-checked Thursday — concede to Democrat Andy Beshear or contest last week’s election in a historic move that could put the

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KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is playing a starring role in the historic U.S. impeachment hearings — and Ukrainians themselves wish the whole thing would just go away.

The lively, if troubled, young democracy seems destined to be tangled up in other people’s

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WASHINGTON (AP) — What hearings? What phone call?

Professing disinterest and disdain, President Donald Trump said he was “too busy” doing the people’s business Wednesday to watch the impeachment hearings that imperil his presidency. But even as Trump tried

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BOSTON (AP) — A former California insurance executive was sentenced to six months in prison for paying $450,000 to get his son and daughter admitted to the University of Southern California as fake athletic recruits.

Toby MacFarlane, 56, of Del Mar,

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DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — The parent company of Walmart has sued dozens of counties in Colorado in a bid to reduce its tax bills.

The Durango Herald reports that county assessors are tasked with taking inventory of businesses’ assets and determining the items’

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HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man was surfing with his girlfriend when — instead of hanging 10 — he knelt down on one knee on his board and proposed.

Hawaii News Now reported that Lauren Oiye said yes just before Chris Garth dropped the ring in the ocean.

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