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Races cars sit covered and idle on pit road as track workers gather nearby during a rain storm delaying a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Friday, July 5, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 06, 2019 - 3:05 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It's another rainy day at Daytona International Speedway as NASCAR prepares for its final holiday weekend race at the historic speedway. NASCAR has run at Daytona during the July 4th weekend since 1959 but is abandoning that tradition in a scheduling shake-up next season...
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This still image taken from video shows bottles and debris on the floor of a liquor store as a result from the earthquake in Ridgecrest, Calif., on Saturday, July 6, 2019. The quake struck at 8:19 p.m. Friday and was centered 11 miles (18 kilometers) from Ridgecrest, the same area of the Mojave Desert where a 6.4-magnitude temblor hit just a day earlier. (AP Photo/APTN)
July 06, 2019 - 2:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Southern California's strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Eugene Johnson is cleaning up his home after the 7.1 magnitude earthquake brought down his brick chimney and fireplace. The 61-year-old Trona resident said Saturday that he and his...
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In this July 4, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at the Carroll County Democrats Fourth of July Barbecue in Carroll, Iowa. Buttigieg has money _ far more than the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, expected to have at this stage of the Democratic presidential primary. Now he needs to turn that money into a formidable campaign to ensure his support from donors is matched by backing from voters. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 06, 2019 - 1:32 pm
CARROLL, Iowa (AP) — Pete Buttigieg stunned the Democratic presidential field with a nearly $25 million second-quarter fundraising haul. Now he needs to figure out how to use that money to build a campaign that can go the distance against nearly two dozen rivals — many of them better known — and...
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Smoke billows from a fire that broke out behind the Casa Corona restaurant following an earthquake in Ridgecrest, Calif., Friday, July 5, 2019. (Jessica Weston/The Daily Independent via AP)
July 06, 2019 - 12:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Southern California's strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 9:30 a.m. A fire official says there were no fatalities or major injuries in Ridgecrest after the 7.1 magnitudes earthquake on Friday night. Kern County Fire Chief David Witt also said...
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Smoke billows from a fire that broke out behind the Casa Corona restaurant following an earthquake in Ridgecrest, Calif., Friday, July 5, 2019. (Jessica Weston/The Daily Independent via AP)
July 06, 2019 - 12:19 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Southern California's strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 9 a.m. Gov. Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency for a section of Southern California that saw significant damage after Friday night's magnitude 7.1 earthquake. The declaration...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, from l-r., Rep.-elect Angie Craig, D-Minn., Rep.-elect Kim Schrier, D-WA., Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY., Rep.-elect Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., Rep.-elect Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, and Rep.-elect Sharice Davids, D-KS., line up as they join other members of the freshman class of Congress for a group photo on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 06, 2019 - 8:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa Rep. Abby Finkenauer spent her time back home meeting with small-business owners and veterans, marching in a parade and delivering gifts to fire stations. In their upstate New York districts, Rep. Antonio Delgado visited farms, including one that's part of a pilot program for...
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In this July 2, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, listens as Rev. Jesse Jackson, not pictured, addresses reporters during a news conference at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention in Chicago. Buttigieg has money _ far more than the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, expected to have at this stage of the Democratic presidential primary. Now he needs to turn that money into a formidable campaign to ensure his support from donors is matched by backing from voters. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)
July 06, 2019 - 6:30 am
CARROLL, Iowa (AP) — Pete Buttigieg stunned the Democratic presidential field with a nearly $25 million second-quarter fundraising haul. Now he needs to figure out how to use that money to build a campaign that can go the distance against nearly two dozen rivals — many of them better known — and...
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Food that fell from the shelves litters the floor of an aisle at a Walmart following an earthquake in Yucca Yalley, Calif., on Friday, July 5, 2019. (Chad Mayes via AP)
July 06, 2019 - 4:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quake with a magnitude of 7.1 jolted much of California, cracking buildings, setting fires, breaking roads and causing several injuries while seismologists warned that large aftershocks were expected to continue for days, if not weeks. The Friday night quake — preceded by...
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Food that fell from the shelves litters the floor of an aisle at a Walmart following an earthquake in Yucca Yalley, Calif., on Friday, July 5, 2019. (Chad Mayes via AP)
July 06, 2019 - 4:05 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quake with a magnitude of 7.1 jolted much of California, cracking buildings, setting fires, breaking roads and causing several injuries while seismologists warned that large aftershocks were expected to continue for days, if not weeks. The Friday night quake — preceded by...
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Smoke billows from a fire that broke out behind the Casa Corona restaurant following an earthquake in Ridgecrest, Calif., Friday, July 5, 2019. (Jessica Weston/The Daily Independent via AP)
July 06, 2019 - 3:39 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Southern California's strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 12:15 a.m. Small communities in the Mojave Desert are reeling from a magnitude 7.1 earthquake — the second major temblor in as many days to rock Southern California. Authorities say Friday...
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