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China tells reporters to work within state media

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators have banned the country’s journalists from sharing information they have obtained on the job with overseas media or publishing it in any venue, such as blogging sites, outside the media they are employed, in a move that critics say...
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Dubai airport soars in rankings of world’s busiest

In this June 17, 2014, photo, Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths, a 56-year-old Briton, talks to an Associated Press reporter at his office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Now that he’s had a taste of running the world’s busiest air hub for international passengers,...

LeBron’s Foundation Partners With TV Show

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — As northeast Ohio waits to find out if LeBron James will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, his foundation says it is partnering with a reality TV show to spruce up some houses in his Akron hometown. The basketball star’s LeBron James Family Foundation is...
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Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways

In this May 2014, photo provided by Solar Roadways, Scott and Julie Brusaw stand for a photo on a prototype solar-panel parking area at their company’s business in Sandpoint, Idaho. Scott Brusaw’s idea for solar-powered roads has gone viral and raised more than $1.4...
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Police: Woman in 2 heroin deaths panicky then calm

Alix Tichelman, left, 26, of Folsom, Calif., confers with public defender Diane August, right, during her arraignment in Santa Cruz Superior Court Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Santa Cruz, Calif. Tichelman is facing manslaughter charges for the November 2013 death of Forrest Hayes,...
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Texas shooting suspect had faced other charges

This booking photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office shows Ronald Lee Haskell. Haskell, 33, is charged with multiple counts of capital murder in the killings of two adults and four children Wednesday evening, Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Ron Hickman said...

Fall elections loom over governors’ meeting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Partisan divisions over immigration, education and health care are intensifying as dozens of the nation’s governors meet just months before elections thick with presidential implications. The three-day gathering of the National Governors...

Engineering Firm To Add Jobs In Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An engineering firm has announced plans to expand its operations in Boyd County in northeastern Kentucky. Gov. Steve Beshear’s office says EN Engineering will create 80 engineering jobs and invest nearly $3 million in the project. The company provides...
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Lebanese rockets hit Israel in offensive’s 4th day

Smoke rises following an Israeli strike on Gaza, seen from the Israel-Gaza Border, Friday July 11, 2014. Rocket fire by Palestinian militants continued in earnest from Gaza toward various locations in southern Israel. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) Smoke rises following an Israeli...

Trial: dengue shot offers some protection

LONDON (AP) — The most advanced vaccine for dengue only offers modest protection but could still help millions of people avoid the devastating effects of the disease known as “breakbone fever,” according to a large trial. There is no treatment for dengue,...