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McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. More>>

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Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

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Kuwait has given Qatar a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that includes shutting down Al-Jazeera and cutting diplomatic ties to Iran. More>>

Qatar faced with punitive list of demands by Arab neighbors

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There has been diplomatic movement in the dispute between Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries and the nation of Qatar. More>>

Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time

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The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump's travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries. More>>

Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege

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The Philippine military chief says a Malaysian militant who helped lead and finance the siege in Marawi has been killed in one of the setbacks to the uprising by locals aligned with the Islamic State group. More>>

Car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11, wounds 20

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Pakistani police: Car bomb near police chief's office in southwestern province kills at least 11, wounds 20. More>>

Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison

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The longtime friend of South Korea's ousted president has been sentenced to three years in prison in the first punishment against a leading figure in the massive corruption scandal. More>>

North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

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North Korea has denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma. More>>

Experts: US exiting climate pact may doom some small islands

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With the US pulling out of Paris climate accord, scientists and government leaders say some small island nations may not survive. More>>

Ending guessing game, Trump admits there are no Comey tapes

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President Donald Trump says he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with James Comey, his fired FBI director. More>>

Juror: Cosby panel was concerned about 'politics' of case

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A juror says after 52 hours of deliberations, two holdouts in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial outside Philadelphia refused to convict the 79-year-old comedian. More>>

Spokesman: Cosby plans tour to educate youth on misbehavior

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Bill Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create, a spokesman for Cosby said Thursday. More>>

The Latest: Merkel calls UK's residency stance 'good start'

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European Council President Donald Tusk says that he still holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed even though the negotiations on Britain's departure from the European Union officially started this week. More>>

Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

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A judge has temporarily halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians living in the Detroit area who fear torture and possible death if sent back to Iraq. More>>

Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

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Congressional aides and lobbyists say Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited health care bill. More>>

Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

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An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults _ and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision. More>>

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

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The Philadelphia 76ers selected guard Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. More>>

Parole denied for Manson follower Krenwinkel in California

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A parole hearing has resumed for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson, after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders. More>>

No tapes after all: Trump says he didn't record Comey talks

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President Donald Trump says he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with James Comey _ his fired FBI director. More>>

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

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Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled that the population is no longer threatened. More>>

In Iowa, boisterous Trump turns back the clock to campaign Video included

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President Donald Trump has traveled to the Midwest for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters _ the kind of event he relished before winning the White House. More>>

Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath

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Weather forecasters are expecting a third day of rough weather for Gulf Coast states as Tropical Storm Cindy approaches. More>>

Iraqis: IS blew up mosque in 'formal declaration of defeat'

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Iraq says Islamic State group detonated explosives, blowing up famous mosque in Mosul with iconic leaning minaret. More>>

Brexit: May offers hope for EU citizens, wins guarded praise

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European Union leaders are gathering to weigh measures to tackle terrorism, closer defense ties and migration, convinced that anti-EU sentiment and support for populist parties are waning. More>>

German parliament votes to annul gay men's convictions

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German lawmakers have approved a plan to annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was enforced enthusiastically in post-World War II West Germany. More>>

Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure

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As Uber searches for a new CEO, at least one candidate _ Sheryl Sandberg _ says no. More>>

Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean up its act

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Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside. More>>

London fire: Tests show other high-rises have suspect panels

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The local administrator in the west London community devastated by a high-rise apartment fire has resigned after government officials criticized the speed of the response to the devastating blaze that killed at least 79 people. More>>

The Latest: Butler trade, freshmen picks highlight NBA draft

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The plaza outside Barclays Center is decorated in green and blue _ as in Celtics green and 76ers blue. More>>

10 Things to Know for Friday

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Among 10 Things to Know: GOP health plan meets conservative opposition; Judges say "Making a Murderer" confession was improperly obtained; 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft. More>>

Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

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The life of a 22-year-old college student who died this week after being detained for nearly a year and a half in North Korea will be celebrated in an Ohio hometown still stunned by his loss. More>>

Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter

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Officials: Last winter's flu vaccine was essentially ineffective in protecting older Americans against the illness. More>>

Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi faces renewed tests of her leadership in the aftermath of a devastating Democratic loss in a hard-fought Georgia congressional race. More>>

Judges: 'Making a Murderer' confession improperly obtained

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Three-judge federal appeals panel affirms that Wisconsin inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer' series was coerced into confessing and should be released from prison. More>>

Stabbing suspect was caretaker, studied insurance sales

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Canadian man remains in custody in stabbing of Michigan airport police officer; suspect accused of shouting 'Allahu akbar' before the incident that is being investigating as act of terrorism. More>>

Archbishop: Church of England 'colluded' to hide sex abuse

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The head of the Church of England has said that the institution "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its bishops, rather than help his victims. More>>

AP Newsbreak: US, EU urge China to limit food import control

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Food exporters including the United States and Europe are stepping up pressure on China to scale back plans for intensive inspections of imports that they say will hamper access to its fast-growing market. More>>

US airstrike kills al-Qaida commander, 2 others, in Yemen

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The U.S. military says an American airstrike in Yemen has killed a top commander for the al-Qaida affiliate there and two of his associates. More>>

Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

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Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball are expected to be the top two picks in the NBA draft. More>>

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

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President Donald Trump is questioning why the Obama administration didn't try to stop Russia from interfering in the 2016 election if it happened on his predecessor's watch. More>>

Ron Howard takes helm of Han Solo 'Star Wars' film

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Ron Howard will take command of the Han Solo "Star Wars" spinoff after the surprise departure of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. More>>

'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prison

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A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a District of Columbia restaurant during his investigation of a conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" has been sentenced to four years in prison. More>>

Amazon aiming to be the dressing room in your house

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Amazon tests new clothing service that lets customers try on clothes at comfort of their home before they buy. More>>

Rome show smashes myth Virgin model was Borgia pope's lover

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An art exhibit in Rome aims to demolish what curators call the "myth" that a Madonna painting at Vatican was modeled on Borgia pope's lover. More>>

Auto club predicts record travel over July 4th weekend

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Cheap gasoline and a decent economy are expected to push July 4th travel to a record. More>>

'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit

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If European Union chief Donald Tusk is still "a dreamer" about Britain having second thoughts on leaving the EU, some other EU leaders at a summit Thursday were ready to dash his hopes. More>>

Trump's putdown of wind energy whips up a backlash in Iowa

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President Trump's derision of wind energy at his Iowa rally was denounced across the state which has been a national leader in wind generation and is using the resource to fuel economic development. More>>

Americans and guns: It's complicated

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A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows Americans have grown more divided over gun issues. More>>

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

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Edmonton captain Connor McDavid has won his first Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player. More>>

GOP Medicaid cuts would hit states fighting opioid epidemic

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Republican efforts to roll back former President Barack Obama's health care law could mean deep cuts to treatment programs in states hard hit by the opioid crisis. More>>

The Latest: Lawyer for Manson follower blasts parole denial

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Parole has been denied for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson, after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders. More>>

Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting

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A Milwaukee jury needed less than two days of deliberations to acquit a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that sparked two nights of violence on the city's north side. More>>

Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

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A study by the Highway Loss Data Institute found a 2.7 percent increase crash claims in the first three states to legalize marijuana for recreational use -- Colorado, Oregon and Washington -- when compared with neighboring states. More>>

Trump's tease of possible Comey tapes fits familiar pattern

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An answer is expected this week to a question that has transfixed Washington: Does President Donald Trump have secret recordings of his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey. More>>

Scandal-hit South Africa leader says doing job 'very well'

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South Africa's highest court says it is up to the speaker of parliament to decide whether a vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma can be done by secret ballot. More>>

Prosecutor: Paris attacker asked family to see him as martyr

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A French prosecutor says a man who was killed when he drove a car packed with arms and explosives into a police convoy had pledged allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State group. More>>

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses Video included

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Democratic Party divisions are on stark display a day after a hard-fought special election loss in a Georgia House race. More>>

Census: US more diverse, white population grows least

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The U.S. Census Bureau says the nation is aging and becoming more ethnically diverse. More>>

The Latest: 7 UK buildings found with combustible cladding

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British Prime Minister Theresa May says initial tests on other high-rise buildings after the London fire tragedy have shown that the cladding on some of them is combustible. More>>

The Latest: West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy

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Tropical Storm Cindy has made landfall in southwestern Louisiana, bringing rain and the threat of flash flooding and tornadoes. More>>

Attitudes, legal standards help make police convictions rare

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In the three years since fatal police shootings of unarmed black people launched the Black Lives Matter movement, few officers have been charged and none has been convicted by juries in those deaths. More>>

The Latest: White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

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The White House is painting a Republican win in Georgia's special House election Tuesday as a personal victory for President Donald Trump. More>>

Afghanistan sets July 7, 2018 for parliamentary elections

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Election Official: Afghanistan will hold elections July 7, 2018 for its 249-seat Parliament in line with its constitution that requires Parliamentary polls every four years. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: AP: US interrogates detainees in Yemen prisons rife with torture; AP sources: Senate GOP health bill would reshape 'Obamacare'; Tropical Storm Cindy lashes Gulf Coast states. More>>

Suicide car bomb outside Afghan bank kills at least 29

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Local Afghan police chief says at least 15 killed in suicide car bombing in capital of southern Helmand province. More>>

Russia cancels diplomatic meeting in wake of US sanctions

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The Kremlin has voiced regret about the new U.S. sanctions and warned of possible retaliation. More>>

US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections Video included

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Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is set to testify at a House intelligence committee hearing as the panel presses ahead with its investigation of Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign. More>>

Census: Every ethnic, racial group grew, but whites slowest

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The U.S. Census says the nation is aging and becoming more ethnically diverse. More>>

Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne

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Saudi Arabia's King Salman has appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, removing the country's counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the royal line of succession. More>>

Trump using Trump hotel to hold Trump re-election fundraiser

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President Donald Trump will hold his first re-election fundraiser at his own hotel in Washington next week. More>>

In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

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President Donald Trump is heading to the Midwest in search of his supporters' warm embrace _ and to celebrate a Republican congressional victory in an election viewed as an early referendum on his presidency. More>>

AP sources: Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

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Republicans are angling toward a Senate vote next week on their marquee effort to erase much of President Barack Obama's health care law. More>>

Summer vacation: Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock?

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Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock? A new poll about summer travel finds the No. 1 thing people want to do on vacation is ... nothing. More>>

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

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Residents and officials along a stretch of the Gulf Coast from the Florida panhandle to eastern Texas are keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Cindy. More>>

Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict

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The Wall Street Journal has fired its highly regarded chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged about his involvement in prospective business deal with an international businessman who was one of his key sources. More>>

IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

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Iraq's Ministry of Defense says the Islamic State group destroyed the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul and the iconic leaning minaret when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures late Wednesday night. More>>

Blackhawks' Hossa to miss next season with skin disorder

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Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the entire 2017-18 NHL season because of a progressive skin disorder. More>>

Belgium tightens security after failed Brussels bombing

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Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon says security will remain high at Brussels rail facilities after a man blew up an explosive device at Central Station. More>>

Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

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Jury deliberations are entering a second day in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer charged in a fatal shooting that led to riots in the majority African-American neighborhood where it happened last year. More>>

Juror: 2 holdouts blocked conviction in Bill Cosby trial

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The Pennsylvania judge who presided over Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial is weighing whether to release the identities of the jurors who deadlocked in the case. More>>

Canadian charged in US airport attack investigated as terror

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Officials say the airport in Flint, Michigan, has been evacuated after a police officer was injured. More>>

Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen

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Virginia detectives say the beating death of a teenage Muslim girl appears to have been a case of road rage, but the case has left doubt among Islamic leaders who say it looks too much like a hate crime. More>>

Seattle police shooting may show limits of crisis training

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Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a pregnant woman inside her apartment had been trained to deal with people showing signs of mental illness or other behavior crises. More>>

Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens charged with murder

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A former Texas nurse who prosecutors say may be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 young children has been indicted on a murder charge for the second time in recent weeks. More>>

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Stabbing at Flint airport investigated as terror attack, Senate GOP leaders to unveil health care bill, Tropical Storm Cindy claims boy's life. More>>

Police: Man killed woman, then himself on Chicago Skyway

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Police say a man and woman have been found dead with gunshot wounds on the Chicago Skyway, prompting an early-morning closure of part of the expressway that connects the city with Indiana. More>>

Latest: Officials: Suspect a dual citizen of Canada, Tunisia

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A law enforcement official says the FBI is looking at terrorism as a possible motive in the stabbing of an officer at a Flint airport. More>>

Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

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Queen Elizabeth II will outline the government's upcoming legislative program with far less pageantry than usual in a speech expected to be dominated by discussion of Britain's upcoming departure from the European Union. More>>

Shocking video of police shooting wasn't enough to convict Video included

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The release of dashboard video in the shooting death of Philando Castile renewed anger over his death and reopened an emotional question: How could the police officer who shot him have been acquitted. More>>

Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

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In a hidden room in a house in Argentina's capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's history, including busts of Adolf Hitler and even a macabre medical device used to measure head size. More>>

Kushner kicks off Mideast peace push with first solo visit

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President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, has arrived for a day-long visit aimed at restarting long-dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. More>>

US: China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea

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Otto Warmbier's death after returning from North Korea is stoking outrage in Washington and threatening to overshadow high-level U.S.-Chinese talks Wednesday. More>>

In Georgia, Republicans celebrate while Dems seek upsides

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Republicans have some breathing room after Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia to avoid a major upset ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. More>>

Latest: Former Milwaukee cop 'thankful' at acquittal

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Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer charged in a fatal shooting that sparked unrest in a predominantly black neighborhood where it happened last summer. More>>

Clarification: Ticks story

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Tick numbers are on the rise across New England this spring, raising the prospect of an increase in Lyme and other diseases. More>>

AP-NORC poll: Few favor Trump move to ditch Paris accord

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A new poll finds that Americans are more likely to oppose than support President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord. More>>

FBI: Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind

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The FBI says a gunman acted alone when he shot and wounded a top House Republican and four other people on a northern Virginia baseball field. More>>

What offseason? A week after Finals, the NBA in overdrive

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Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez are on the move, Dwyane Wade and Pau Gasol seem to be staying put. More>>

NBC says 'Downton Abbey' movie production to start in 2018

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An NBCUniversal executive says a "Downton Abbey" film is in the works, with production likely to begin in 2018. More>>

Fidget spinners named among possible summer hazards for kids

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A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear. More>>

South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical

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South Sudan no longer has areas in famine, but almost 2 million people are on the brink of starvation and an estimated 6 million people _ half the population _ will face extreme food insecurity, according to reports by the government and the U.N. More>>

Queen's elderly husband Prince Philip in London hospital

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Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of an infection and will not be attending the queen's speech. More>>

Macron adds new faces to Cabinet after losing 4 ministers

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The French press reports that two more French government ministers, including the minister of justice, are targeted in possible probes have resigned, following on the heels of the defense minister. More>>

Science Says: DNA shows early spread of cats in human world

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A DNA study is showing how cats spread in the ancient human world. More>>

NASA telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

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NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope found 10 new planets that are not too hot or cold and just the right size to have life on them. More>>

White House to negotiate tax overhaul behind closed doors

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Trump's top economic aide says the administration plans to introduce its tax overhaul during the first two weeks of September. More>>

The Latest: Officials: Brussels attacker sympathized with IS

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A federal magistrate in Belgium says that the suspect who was shot and killed by soldiers at the Brussels central station had Moroccan nationality and wasn't known to authorities for terror activities. More>>

Agent: Tiger Woods in a clinic for handling pain medication

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Tiger Woods has checked into a clinic to get help for dealing with pain medication, and his agent is not sure how long he will be there. More>>

4 cardinals press pope to clarify divorce-remarriage stand

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Four conservative cardinals who publicly questioned Pope Francis' opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics are pressing their case and arguing that the issue is dividing the church. More>>

London copes with deep divisions after attacks, tower fire

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The cars are zipping over London Bridge at their typical fast clip, drawing little obvious attention. More>>

Man accused of moving cocaine through children's day care

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Children played and slept surrounded by pounds of cocaine at a Los Angeles day care center that a man used as a drug trafficking hub, authorities said. More>>

Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters

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President Donald Trump makes his first visit to Iowa since he won the state in last year's elections, but many of his independent voters are rethinking their support. More>>

Daniel Day-Lewis says he's retiring from acting

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Daniel Day-Lewis says he's retiring from acting, which will make his upcoming film, "Phantom Thread," his final one. More>>

'Worth killing over': How a plane mogul dodged US scrutiny

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American authorities are investigating a global corruption case against an Iranian-born aviation mogul decades after they probed his involvement in a Kansas bank collapse. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Republican wins Georgia House seat in key contest; Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure; Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir. More>>

'Bachelor' contestant lawyer disputes no misconduct finding

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The producer of ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" says a review of videotape found no cast misconduct or danger to any contestant. More>>

Harvard freshmen's ouster over posts draws broad response

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Harvard University's recent decision to rescind admission offers to 10 incoming freshmen because of offensive Facebook posts is drawing attention from far beyond the Ivy League school's halls. More>>

Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret tapes exist

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President Donald Trump is expected to make an announcement in the coming days on whether any recordings exist of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. More>>

After Warmbier's death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea

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President Donald Trump says the death of a 22-year-old college student who was detained for nearly a year and a half in North Korea is a "total disgrace.". More>>

Shootings kill or injure at least 19 US children each day

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Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study that paints a bleak portrait of persistent violence. More>>

Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Castile car

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Video that shows a Minnesota police officer firing seven rapid shots at Philando Castile during a traffic stop last July is now public, days after the officer was acquitted in the case. More>>

Muslims question whether girl's killing was road rage

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Islamic leaders are questioning Virginia detectives' insistence that the beating death of a teenage Muslim girl appears to have been a case of road rage, saying the attack looks all too much like a hate crime. More>>

Hawks send center Dwight Howard to Hornets

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A person familiar with the situation says the Charlotte Hornets have reached an agreement to acquire center Dwight Howard from the Atlanta Hawks. More>>

Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes

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Brazil's federal police force says it has found evidence that embattled President Michel Temer received bribes to help businesses. More>>

Clamping down, Trump team puts the 'brief' in press briefing

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President Donald Trump's White House is putting the "brief" in press briefings. More>>

Senate steers toward showdown vote next week on health bill

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Democrats lack the votes to stop the still-evolving Republican health care bill in the Senate, but they're criticizing it as a stealthy measure that GOP leaders want to rush through the chamber before anyone knows what's really in it. More>>

Coroner still probing death of US student held by N. Korea

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The family of an American college student who died days after being released from North Korea in a coma says the 22-year-old "has completed his journey home.". More>>

Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret tapes exist

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be meeting with the top members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. More>>

Republicans' Medicaid rollback collides with opioid epidemic

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Republican efforts to roll back former President Barack Obama's health care law could mean deep cuts to treatment programs in states hard hit by the opioid crisis. More>>

As heat wave hits, air-conditioner fixers are in hot demand

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As a scorching heat wave hits Phoenix, air conditioning repairmen have been besieged with phone calls from desperate homeowners. More>>

Barbie's companion Ken gets new looks: Man bun, beefy bod Video included

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He's been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally getting some attention. Mattel is introducing 15 new looks for the male doll, giving him new skin tones, body shapes and hair styles. More>>

Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

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The most expensive House race in U.S. history heads to voters Tuesday in suburban Atlanta. More>>

'Worth killing over': How a plane mogul dodged US scrutiny

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American authorities are investigating a global corruption case against an Iranian-born aviation mogul decades after they probed his involvement in a Kansas bank collapse. More>>

Brussels train station blast being treated as terror attack

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Belgian media are reporting that explosion-like noises have been heard at a Brussels train station; main square evacuated. More>>

The Latest: Suspect in train station blast confirmed dead

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Belgian authorities say soldiers "neutralized" a person at a main Brussels train station amid media reports of explosion-like noises there. More>>

Neighbors: Alleged mosque attacker made anti-Muslim slurs

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British police have identified the suspect held in connection with the van attack outside a London mosque as Darren Osborne, of Cardiff. He is being held on suspicion of attempted murder and alleged terror offenses. More>>

US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

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Australia suspended airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria after US fighter jet shot down Syrian warplane. More>>

Death of American detained in North Korea baffles experts

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What happened to Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died just days after North Korea released him from detention, has outsiders baffled. More>>

Prodigy, half of rap duo Mobb Deep, dead at 42

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Prodigy, the skilled rapper and member of the New York hip-hop duo Mobb Depp, has died. More>>

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: GOP seeks to hang on to House seat in key election; Belgium says it foiled terror attack; Rapper Prodigy dies at 42. More>>

The Latest: Handel thanks Trump for support in key GOP win

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Republican Karen Handel has won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia and avoided a major upset after the most expensive House campaign in U.S. history. More>>

Google promises YouTube crackdown on online extremism

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Google is intensifying its campaign against online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups. More>>

The Latest: No quick verdict in Milwaukee ex-cop trial

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The prosecutor who charged a former Milwaukee police officer for killing a 23-year-old black man told jurors the man "looked like a child" and was in a vulnerable position when he was fatally shot. More>>

'Human Project' study will ask 10,000 to share life's data

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Researchers are gearing up to start recruiting 10,000 New Yorkers early next year for a study so sweeping it's called "The Human Project.". More>>

Jury to resume deliberations Wednesday in ex-cop trial

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Closing arguments are set in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer charged in a fatal shooting that ignited riots in the majority black neighborhood where it transpired. More>>

Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

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The first day of summer is forecast to bring some of the worst heat the southwestern U.S. has seen in years. More>>

Ryan promises tax overhaul this year despite GOP divisions

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House Speaker Paul Ryan is promising to overhaul the tax code by the end of the year despite political divisions among Republicans and a crowded legislative agenda for Congress. More>>

Police: Brutal slaying near mosque stemmed from road rage

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Authorities say a man charged with murder in the death of a Muslim teen who was attacked near her mosque became enraged after getting in a fight with one of the girl's friends mosque. More>>

Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society

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The Washington Redskins aren't in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't block trademarks on the basis that they're offensive. More>>

Poll: Courts are right in blocking Trump's travel ban

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An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll has found that most Americans think federal courts that have ruled against President Donald Trump's travel ban are acting rightly. More>>

Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, debunks plane crash

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Emergency services in Portugal say they are making headway in their battle to control a major wildfire that killed 64 people in the central area of the country. More>>

McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea

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Sen. John McCain says Americans who are "stupid" enough to still want to travel to North Korea should be required to sign a waiver absolving the U.S. government of blame should they be harmed while there. More>>

The Latest: Portuguese official says no fire planes crashed

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An official with Portugal's Air Accident Office says a Canadair water-dropping plane has crashed in central Portugal while fighting wildfires that killed 64 people. More>>

Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

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As the U.S.-led coalition fights to oust Islamic State militants from Raqqa, Syrian government troops and their allies have moved into key areas on the flanks of the battle. More>>

Tiger Woods receiving professional help to manage meds

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Tiger Woods is receiving help to manage his medications. More>>

Religious, indigenous leaders demand rainforests be saved

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Religious, indigenous leaders call for end to deforestation in an international multi-faith and multi-cultural plea to reduce emissions that fuel climate change that is killing tropical rainforests. More>>

US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

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South Korea says the United States has flown two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula in a show of force against North Korea. More>>

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Writing a bill in private not unusual

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The secret behind complaints about the Senate health care bill being written in secret? It's not at all unusual. More>>

US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

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The U.S. military says it shot down what it called an Iranian-made, armed drone in southern Syria. More>>

Coroner: Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system

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Carrie Fisher's autopsy report shows the actress had cocaine in her system when she fell ill on a plane last year, but investigators could not determine what impact the cocaine and other drugs found in her system had on her death. More>>

Ryan promises to overhaul tax code this year despite hurdles

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House Speaker Paul Ryan is promising to overhaul the tax code by the end of the year despite political divisions among Republicans and a crowded legislative agenda for Congress. More>>

AP sources: Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House

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AP sources: Press secretary Sean Spicer seeking to take on more strategic role at White House. More>>

Poll: Courts are right in blocking Trump's travel ban

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An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll has found that most Americans think federal courts that have ruled against President Donald Trump's travel ban are acting rightly. More>>

House Dems question Flynn disclosures of Middle East travel

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Two top House Democrats are questioning whether former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn failed to report a 2015 trip to the Middle East to security clearance investigators. More>>

Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map

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The Supreme Court could soon decide whether to consider the high-profile issue of drawing electoral districts. More>>

10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: AP Poll: Few favor Trump move to ditch Paris climate accord; Georgia congressional race finally heads to voters; Southwest celebrates first day of summer with heat wave. More>>

A look at Syria's conflict, as mutual enemies close in on IS

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A look at Syria's conflict, as various forces converge on Islamic State group, begin to fight among themselves. More>>

Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

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The Supreme Court says the government can't refuse to register trademarks that are considered offensive. More>>

Big questions in US warship's collision with container ship

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Big questions on collision of Navy's USS Fitzgerald with container ship off Japan. More>>

Poll: Courts are right in blocking Trump's travel ban

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An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll has found that most Americans think federal courts that have ruled against President Donald Trump's travel ban are acting correctly. More>>

And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

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After almost a year of waffling, Britain finally opens negotiations with its European Union counterparts on Monday to leave the bloc. More>>

Police: Road rage led to bat attack, Muslim teen's death

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A 22-year-old Virginia man is charged with murder in an attack on a group of Muslim girls returning from breakfast to an all-night prayer session at their mosque. More>>

Canceled flights, burning door handles: Heat hits Southwest Video included

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The southwestern U.S. is about to feel the wrath of a punishing heat wave that includes a forecast of 120 degrees in Phoenix _ a temperature not seen in the desert city in more than 20 years. More>>

House Dems question Flynn disclosures of Middle East travel

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Two top House Democrats are questioning whether former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn failed to report a 2015 trip to the Middle East to security clearance investigators. More>>

Muslims targeted by violence in wake of IS-claimed attacks

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Britain's Muslim community reacts with fear and anger over increasing attacks against them. More>>

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