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The Latest: Lawyer: Army neglected soldier's mental illness

AP Photo/Caleb Jones HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a Hawaii-based soldier being arrested on terrorism charges (all times local): 5 p.m. The defense attorney for a U.S. soldier arrested on terrorism charges says it appears his client may suffer from service-related mental...

Military plane crashes in Mississippi; at least 12 dead

AP Photo/Andy Lo ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. Marine refueling tanker crashed into a soybean field in rural Mississippi on Monday, killing at least 12 people aboard and spreading debris for miles, officials said. Leflore (le-FLOR’) County Sheriff Ricky Banks told...

Mt Gox CEO goes on trial in Japan as bitcoin gains traction

AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court began hearings Tuesday into charges that the head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox accessed its computer system and inflated his account by $1 million. French-born Mark Karpeles was whisked into the...

Lawmakers announce plan to extend California cap and trade

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders have struck a deal to extend California’s cap-and-trade program through 2030, but it still needs backing from two-thirds of lawmakers. The deal updates how pollution offsets and allowances are used,...
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Tuesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 50 39 .562 — New York 45 41 .523 3½ Tampa Bay 47 43 .522 3½ Baltimore 42 46 .477 7½ Toronto 41 47 .466 8½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 47 40 .540 — Minnesota 45 43 .511 2½ Kansas City 44 43...

Missiles and music: For Kim Jong Un, they go together

This image made from undated video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea’s KRT on July 10, 2017, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un waves to the audience in Pyongyang. Kim attended a concert replete with pop music and thunderous applause to fete the successful launch...
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Major League Baseball: Yankees slugger Judge rules Home Run Derby

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer MIAMI — Aaron Judge dominated the All-Star Home Run Derby in the same manner he has smashed his way through his rookie season. The larger-than-life New York Yankees slugger beat Minnesota’s Miguel Sano 11-10 with two minutes to spare...

FBI: US soldier pledged allegiance to Islamic State group

HONOLULU (AP) — An active duty soldier based in Hawaii pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State group, helped purchase a drone for it to use against American forces and said he wanted to use his rifle to “kill a bunch of people,” according to an FBI...

Brown announces plan to extend cap and trade through 2030

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders have struck a deal to extend California’s cap-and-trade program through 2030, but it still needs backing from two-thirds of lawmakers. The deal updates how pollution offsets and allowances are used,...

Trump taps Randal Quarles for Federal Reserve board

WASHINGTON (AP) — Randal Quarles, who served in top Treasury Department positions under two Republican presidents, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to take a key position on the Federal Reserve board in charge of overseeing the banking system. The selection,...