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NYC man dies during arrest caught on video

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man died during an arrest — partially captured on amateur video — during which a police officer placed him in what appeared be a choke hold as several others brought him to the ground and struggled to place him in handcuffs....
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EPA proposal could block huge Alaska mine

FILE – In this July 13, 2007 file photo, workers with the Pebble Mine project test drill in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska near the village of Iliamma. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing restrictions that would essentially block development of a massive...
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What we know, and don’t, 1 day after Ukraine crash

A flag flies half-staff near the traffic tower at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Friday, July 18, 2014. The attack on a Malaysian jetliner Thursday afternoon killed 298 people from nearly a dozen nations, more than half being Dutch, including vacationers, students and a large...
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Massive wildfire burns homes, leads to evacuations

A plane drops fire retardant on the Chiwaukum Creek Fire near Leavenworth, Wash., Thursday, July 17, 2014. The blaze closed a section of U.S. Highway 2, and resulted in the evacuation of nearly 900 homes. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) A plane drops fire retardant on the Chiwaukum...
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World calls for Ukraine cease-fire after crash

Ukrainian coal miners search the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area in eastern Ukraine near the...
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World calls for Ukraine cease-fire after crash

Ukrainian coal miners search the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area in eastern Ukraine near the...
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Israel PM says expansion of Gaza assault possible

A Palestinian man inspects the damage by an Israleli strike at the Inteiz family house in the Shajaiyeh neighborhood of Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Friday, July 18, 2014. Three members of the family were killed overnight when a tank shell hit the family house, according to...
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Tiger Woods nearly misses cut at British Open

Tiger Woods of the US plays a shot off the 8th tee during the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison) Tiger Woods of the US plays a shot off the 8th tee during the second...

AP sources: Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale process told The Associated Press on Friday. It is unclear if the...
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LeBron James undecided on jersey No. 6 or 23

FILE – In this March 1, 2012 file photo, Miami Heat’s LeBron James (6) throws powder in the air at the start of their NBA basketball game with the Portland Trail Blazers, in Portland, Ore. There was no eye contact, nothing to indicate any reconciliation. The breakup...