WWII Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tom Holiday dies at age 94

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Samuel Tom Holiday, one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers, died in southern Utah Monday surrounded by family members who raised money through a crowdfunding campaign to be by his side. He was 94. Holiday was among hundreds of Navajos who used...
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Police chief: DC officers shoot, kill man with gun

WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say police in Washington shot and killed a man who produced a handgun in an alley. Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham tells news outlets that three officers on routine patrol in southeast Washington encountered a group of men Tuesday...
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India says Pakistan firing kills 4 soldiers in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Pakistani forces were firing along the highly militarized frontier in disputed Kashmir early Wednesday after Pakistani firing killed at least four Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured three others on border patrol, Indian officials...
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The Latest: Votes planned on 2 immigration bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress’ efforts to pass immigration legislation (all times local): 10 p.m. A top Republican aide says the House will vote next week on two immigration bills. The plan comes after GOP moderates and conservatives failed to reach...
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The Latest: Judge approves merger of AT&T and Time Warner

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the resolution of the AT&T-Time Warner antitrust case (all times local): 9:55 p.m. A federal judge has approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner, potentially ushering in a wave of media consolidation while shaping...
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El Salvador’s former first lady arrested in corruption case

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Police in El Salvador have arrested former first lady Vanda Pignato for her alleged participation in a $351 million embezzlement scheme run by her husband, ex-President Mauricio Funes. A judge in San Salvador issued the arrest warrant for...
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Trump contradicts US military stance on Korea war games

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s abrupt announcement that he will suspend U.S. military drills in South Korea appeared to catch the Pentagon and the Seoul government flat-footed, and it contradicted a pillar of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ campaign to...
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Local candidate killed in Mexican Caribbean resort town

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — A candidate for city council in the Caribbean resort of Isla Mujeres has died after being shot at a political event, Mexican authorities said Tuesday. Quintana Roo state prosecutors said Rosely Magana died late Monday, two days after being shot along...
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Raccoon scales St. Paul office tower, captivating public

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building in St. Paul, Minnesota, captivated onlookers and generated interest on social media after it started scaling an office building. Onlookers and reporters tracked the critter’s progress at it climbed...
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