Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker

Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker

Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured in the blast in Murrieta.
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Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence accuser

Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence accuser

Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti said Monday that R&B singer R. Kelly paid $2 million to keep the alleged victim in a child pornography case off the witness stand during his 2008 trial that ended with his acquitted of all charges.
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Trump tweets send bitter message to many Americans

Trump tweets send bitter message to many Americans

President Donald Trump's tweet telling four congresswomen to "go back to where they came from" sent a painful message to many Americans that they are not welcome in their own country. It echoed remarks they have heard throughout their lives.
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Hawaiians protest giant telescope build

Hawaiians protest giant telescope build

Demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope. Scientists hope the telescope will help answer questions about the universe, but some Native Hawaiians consider the land holy.
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Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence accuser

Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence accuser

Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti said Monday that R&B singer R. Kelly paid $2 million to keep the alleged victim in a child pornography case off the witness stand during his 2008 trial that ended with his acquitted of all charges.
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Missouri QB Kelly Bryant Learns New Offense

Missouri QB Kelly Bryant Learns New Offense

Missouri quarterback Kelly Bryant discusses transition to new program after transferring from Clemson.
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Democratic congresswomen: Don't take Trump's Bait

Democratic congresswomen: Don't take Trump's Bait

The message from the four Democratic congresswomen of color targeted by President Donald Trump's tweets: "Do not take the bait."
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Calif. casino roof collapses, no major injuries

Calif. casino roof collapses, no major injuries

Authorities say there were mostly minor injuries reported after a roof collapsed in the lobby of Larry Flynt's Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena, a suburb of Los Angeles.
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AP Top Stories July 15

AP Top Stories July 15

Here's the latest for Monday Ju ly 15th: Trump doubles down on racist tweets; Accusers urge judge to hold Epstein until trial; Blood tests show promise in detecting Alzheimer's and Hawaiians protest giant telecsope build.
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Man sentenced to 2nd life term in VA car attack

Man sentenced to 2nd life term in VA car attack

An avowed white supremacist was sentenced to life plus 419 years on state charges for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia.
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US: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use

US: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has concerns that the new digital currency planned by Facebook could be used for illicit activity such as money laundering, human trafficking and financing terrorism.
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Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi

Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi

Tropical Depression Barry transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean."
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Hijab debate grows in intensity in Iran

Hijab debate grows in intensity in Iran

There is growing anecdotal evidence that more women are pushing back against wearing the compulsory headscarf, or hijab, in Iran. The debate over the hijab is polarizing Iranians as a time when the country is buckling under US sanctions.
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Trump signs order to make goods more American

Trump signs order to make goods more American

President Donald Trump is requiring products "Made in America" to be made using more American components if they are to be used by the government.
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Blood tests show promise in detecting Alzheimer's

Blood tests show promise in detecting Alzheimer's

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal _ a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Half a dozen research groups gave new results at a conference on these experimental tests.
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Unbowed by furor, Trump digs in on racist tweets

Unbowed by furor, Trump digs in on racist tweets

Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries, insisting many people agree with him.
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Accusers urge judge to hold Epstein until trial

Accusers urge judge to hold Epstein until trial

Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls.
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Auto workers want bigger slice of profits

Auto workers want bigger slice of profits

Contract talks between the United Auto Workers union and Detroit’s three automakers are kicking off with the union taking a far less conciliatory stance than past years
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Favreau praises 'wonderful' Beyonce performance

Favreau praises 'wonderful' Beyonce performance

Director Jon Favreau praised Beyonce's performance in his remake of "The Lion King" at the film's London premiere. Other stars in attendance included Elton John, Pharrell Williams and Billy Eichner.
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When music royalty met British royalty

When music royalty met British royalty

Beyonce and Jay-Z meet the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at "The Lion King" London premiere.
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ShowBiz Minute: R Kelly, Beyonce, US Box Office

ShowBiz Minute: R Kelly, Beyonce, US Box Office

Judges to decide on bond hearings for R. Kelly indictments; Beyonce and Jay-Z meet Meghan and Harry at "The Lion King" premiere; At U.S. box office, "Spider-Man" does victory lap over "Crawl," "Stuber."
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Mistaken Identity: Jake Gyllenhaal

Mistaken Identity: Jake Gyllenhaal

Actors aren’t unique, they just have better hair – according to Jake Gyllenhaal.
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On This Day: 15 July 2010

On This Day: 15 July 2010

Robbie Williams rejoined British boyband Take That.
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AP Top Stories July 15

AP Top Stories July 15

Here's the latest for Monday July 15th: Democratic outrage after Trump tweets; Epstein going to court; South deals with Barry floods; Wildfire threatens Nevada homes.
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Mistaken Identity: Samuel L. Jackson

Mistaken Identity: Samuel L. Jackson

Doesn’t matter who you think Samuel L. Jackson is – he’ll still sign the autograph.
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Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno

Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno

Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned about 1.8 square miles.
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Owning a French castle: not what it seems

Owning a French castle: not what it seems

The Tour de France loves castles. Not a day passes without the TV cameras zooming in on one of the country's magnificent châteaux along the race route. But one chateaux buyer found that owning a castle isn't so easy.
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Louisiana Governor: Barry not worst case scenario

Louisiana Governor: Barry not worst case scenario

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said he was "extremely grateful" that Tropical Depression Barry had not caused the disastrous floods that were forecast, but he urged residents to be cautious as they ventured outside.
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Apollo 11 controller was lone woman in sea of men

Apollo 11 controller was lone woman in sea of men

Amid the room full of men inside NASA's firing room for the liftoff of Apollo 11 sat JoAnn Morgan. Morgan, 78, who began working for NASA in 1958 while in college, made her prime-time debut as the first female launch controller on July 16, 1969.
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Today in History for July 15th

Today in History for July 15th

Highlights of this day in history: President Richard Nixon announces his breakthrough trip to China; Fashion designer Gianni Versace slain; Aerospace giant Boeing founded; Dutch painter Rembrandt born.
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Stars react to royals Meghan and Harry at 'The Lion King' premiere

Stars react to royals Meghan and Harry at 'The Lion King' premiere

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the European premiere of 'The Lion King' much to the wonder and amusement of the movie's cast.
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AP Top Stories July 14

AP Top Stories July 14

Here are the top stories for Sunday, July 14th: New Orleans avoids worst of storm; Dozens dead in Nepal flooding; France celebrates Bastille Day; New York interrupted by power outage.
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New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm

New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm

The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over the weekend.
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Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry

Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry

The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry inundated southern Louisiana.
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France celebrates Bastille Day with parade

France celebrates Bastille Day with parade

French President Emmanuel Macron has overseen the annual Bastille Day celebrations which this year showcased European defense cooperation.
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U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing

U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions.
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Today in History for July 14th

Today in History for July 14th

Highlights of this day in history: Bastille prison stormed during the French Revolution; Outlaw 'Billy the Kid' gunned down; Richard Speck murders student nurses in Chicago; Mariner 4 probe flies by Mars; Folk singer Woody Guthrie born.
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AP Top Stories July 13

AP Top Stories July 13

Here's the latest for Saturday, July 13th: Barry has made landfall weakened to a tropical storm; Louisiana Governor says levees hold but the storm remains a threat; Islamic extremists attack Somali hotel; Meditation helps kids stay calm in class.
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Aftermath of deadly attack on Somali hotel

Aftermath of deadly attack on Somali hotel

Somali forces Saturday morning ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo, in which the death toll has risen to 26 people, including a prominent Canadian-Somali journalist and several foreigners, officials say.
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New Orleans wakes up to Tropical Storm Barry

New Orleans wakes up to Tropical Storm Barry

The wind and rain was being felt Saturday morning around the famed French Quarter but some expected to wake up to worse conditions.
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Kim Yoon-seok on his directorial debut, drama 'Another Child'

Kim Yoon-seok on his directorial debut, drama 'Another Child'

South Korean actor and director Kim Yoon-seok talks about his directorial debut, 'Another Child,' at the New York Asian Film Festival
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Director Katsumi Nojiri on how his brother's suicide inspired him to create 'Lying to Mom'

Director Katsumi Nojiri on how his brother's suicide inspired him to create 'Lying to Mom'

At the New York Asian Film Festival, Japanese director Katsumi Nojiri says he used humor to tell a story about suicide, a taboo subject, in his new film 'Lying to Mom'
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Protest against Hong Kong cross-border traders

Protest against Hong Kong cross-border traders

Several thousand people marched in Hong Kong against traders from mainland China on Saturday in what is fast becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
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Today in History for July 13th

Today in History for July 13th

Highlights of this day in history: Live Aid concerts held in London and Philadelphia; A French revolutionary is stabbed in his bath; Civil War draft riots erupt in New York; A power blackout hits the Big Apple; Actor Harrison Ford born.
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States buy new voting systems running old software

States buy new voting systems running old software

According to an analysis by The Associated Press, states are buying 'new' election systems that will soon be running outdated and unsupported software that makes it more vulnerable to hacking.
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NYC sees Manhattanhenge sunset

NYC sees Manhattanhenge sunset

People in Manhattan got to see a clear Manhattanhenge sunset Friday night as the sun set intersected with the street grid and clouds did not block the view.
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AP Source: Westbrook going to Rockets for Paul

AP Source: Westbrook going to Rockets for Paul

A person with knowledge of the situation says the Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and draft picks. The move will reunite Westbrook with former Thunder teammate James Harden.
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R. Kelly's attorney: He 'didn't do anything wrong'

R. Kelly's attorney: He 'didn't do anything wrong'

The attorney for R. Kelly says the singer "didn't do anything wrong" after federal prosecutors alleged Kelly and his entourage recruited girls and women to engage in illegal sexual activity.
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