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Police: 14 hurt in deck collapse at North Carolina beach

EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — A deck collapsed at a North Carolina beachhouse as a family got set to take a group photo Saturday evening, leaving at least 14 injured with two of those in critical condition, authorities said. Emerald Isle Police Chief Jeffrey Waters said an...
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Chile beats Argentina 4-1 on penalties to win Copa America

AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The wait is finally over for Chile. The title drought continues for Argentina. Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo made a save and striker Alexis Sanchez converted the winning penalty as the hosts defeated Argentina 4-1 in a shootout after...
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Billy Joel weds girlfriend during July 4 party at NY estate

AP Photo/Kevin Wolf NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel married girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise ceremony at the couple’s annual July 4 party. The singer’s spokeswoman Claire Mercuri says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo presided over Saturday’s nuptials at...
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As Women’s World Cup draws to end, inequality remains

AP Photo/DARRYL DYCK VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The most successful Women’s World Cup concludes on Sunday when the United States and Japan take the field at BC Place. Record attendance. Record TV ratings. A rematch of the classic final from 2011 and the...
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England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd

AP Photo/Jason Franson EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 108th minute, helping England beat Germany 1-0 on Saturday for third place in the Women’s World Cup. It was England’s first win in 21 meetings against Germany, and...
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Right to die: Colombian man ends life with government backup

AP Photo/Fernando Vergara BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Dr. Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota. Inside his black doctor’s bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber tourniquet. The...
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Earnhardt to start on pole after rain washes out qualifying

AP Photo/Terry Renna DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rain washed out qualifying for Sunday night’s race at Daytona International Speedway, where the field was set by practice times. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start from the pole because he was fastest in Friday’s first...
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Will history repeat itself? The US women hope not

AP Photo/DARRYL DYCK VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011. That was the day the United States lost to Japan in the Women’s World Cup title match in Germany. The Americans get a rematch on Sunday when the teams meet...
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Diana Douglas, 1st wife of Kirk Douglas, dies at 92

AP Photo LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diana Douglas, the first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, has died in Los Angeles. She was 92. Michael Douglas’s production company says she died of cancer on Saturday at a movie industry retirement home in Woodland...

One injured in Kenton crash

KENTON – One person was reportedly injured this afternoon in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 68 at Ohio 701 in Hardin County, south of Dunkirk, according to the Findlay post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Richard Hyde, 66, of Columbus, was transported to Hardin Memorial...