Mystery ailment leads US to evacuate more workers from China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has evacuated several more government workers out of the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou after medical testing revealed they might have been affected by unexplained health incidents that have already hurt U.S. personnel in Cuba, the...
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Leader of corrupt Baltimore police unit to be sentenced

BALTIMORE (AP) — An ex-leader of a rogue Baltimore police unit is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. Former Gun Trace Task Force leader Sgt. Wayne Jenkins pleaded guilty in January to charges including racketeering and robbery. His plea agreement calls for a...
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School shooting panel to discuss student diversion programs

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The task force investigating the Florida high school shooting massacre is set to discuss student diversion programs, school security and campus police. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission is meeting Thursday and Friday as...
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National Guardsman killed in flash flood to be laid to rest

SEVERN, Md. (AP) — A Maryland National Guardsman who died while trying to help a woman during a flash flood will be laid to rest. The funeral for 39-year-old Staff Sgt. Eddison Hermond of Severn, Maryland, will be held Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to noon at The Church at...
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Explore an abandoned Chinese village now engulfed by nature

HOUTOUWAN, China (AP) — Blanketed with greenery, the ghost town is perched atop cliffs looking west into sea mists obscuring the horizon. Abandoned homes ravaged by weather and creeping vines stand silent but for the surf, the whine of mosquitos, and birdsong. This is...
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Samantha Bee is back, both angry and apologetic

NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Samantha Bee is back on television, saying she’s angry that the controversy over her use of a crude epithet to describe Ivanka Trump distracted from more important issues. Bee apologized again on Wednesday at the start of her TBS show...
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Military base calls immigration agents on pizza delivery man

NEW YORK (AP) — He went from delivering pizza to being detained by immigration officers. A guard at an Army garrison in Brooklyn called Immigration and Customs Enforcement on a pizza delivery man who made a delivery there Friday. Now, Ecuadorean immigrant Pablo...
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The Latest: Earthquake and ash eruption hit Kilauea volcano

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano (all times local): 5 p.m. A magnitude 5.6 earthquake has struck the summit of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano summit, sending a plume of ash and rock about 10,000 feet into the sky. Hawaii County...
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Underwood makes history again, Shelton wins top CMT Award

Carrie Underwood continued to make history as the most decorated act at the CMT Music Awards with 18 wins, while Blake Shelton walked away with the night’s top prize. Shelton, the only person to win two awards Wednesday, won video of the year for “I’ll Name the...
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The Latest: Police: Father, son dead in murder-suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on missing 2-year-old and father found dead in Virginia (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Police say a 2-year-old Long Island boy and the father suspected of abducting him amid a bitter custody dispute are believed dead in Virginia in an apparent...
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