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Koreas holding military talks to reduce tensions on border

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas were holding rare high-level military talks Thursday to discuss reducing tensions across their heavily fortified border. It’s possible North Korean officials during the talks at the border village of Panmunjom will seek a...
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Rebel Wilson has Australian defamation payout slashed

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rebel Wilson has had her record 4.6 million Australian dollar ($3.5 million) damages award in a defamation case slashed to AU$600,000 ($454,000) after a magazine publisher appealed the amount of the payout. The 38-year-old Australian comic...
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Latest: Judge: Gamers Cannot Play Pending ‘swatting’ Trial

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on two gamers charged in fatal “swatting” call in Wichita (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Two gamers whose online dispute over a video game allegedly led to a swatting call that resulted in police fatally shooting a Wichita, Kansas, man...

The Latest: Central Colorado wildfire likely human-caused

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the wildfires burning in the West: (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Investigators say a wildfire that scorched an area of Colorado known for its ski resorts, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,300 homes, was likely human-caused. Summit Fire Chief...
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Agencies Search For Suspect Who Fled Into Ohio River

VILLA HILLS, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky and Ohio are searching for a man who police say jumped into the Ohio River while he was being sought by officers. News outlets report the man’s identity hasn’t been released. Cincinnati police said in a tweet that he is...

A Year After Shooting, GOP Lawmakers Hold Firm On Gun Rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the year since House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others were shot at a congressional baseball practice, mass shootings have occurred at a Texas church, a Las Vegas music festival and high schools in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas. Ohio Rep. Brad...

Wedding dress mistakenly donated to Goodwill

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman is on a desperate search to find her wedding dress that was mistakenly donated to Goodwill. Rachele Familia tells WGGB-TV she was storing her wedding dress at her aunt and uncle’s house. Familia married in 2004, and her...
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Magnitude 5.3 quake rattles Panama; no damage reported

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama has been rattled by a moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake, but officials say there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says Wednesday evening’s quake was centered about 127 miles (204 kilometers) southwest...
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Nevada brothel owner may need from old guard that he bashes

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof says the “establishment got crushed” when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary Tuesday night. But now, the flamboyant pimp may need some help from the GOP establishment to win in...
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Arizona lawmaker criticized for race, immigration comments

PHOENIX (AP) — A Republican lawmaker is being criticized for saying “there aren’t enough white kids to go around” when discussing integration in schools at an event in northern Arizona. Rep. David Stringer, a Republican from Prescott, spoke Monday at the...
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