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New flames ignited in drought-stricken Washington state, not far from where a destructive wildfire reduced homes to rubble. Crews also are battling blazes in California and Nevada.Here's a look at hotspots around the West:___WASHIN ...more

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FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland farmer charged with 24 counts of animal cruelty testified Wednesday that he treated his cattle, goats and sheep better than authorities did when they seized the livestock he allegedly neglected.Daniel Rohrer Jr., ...more

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida jury convicts reputed mobster 'Big Tony' in 2001 murder of prominent businessman. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Big-time donors to a nonprofit educational group founded by Jeb Bush, disclosed for the first time Wednesday, highlight the intersection between Bush's roles in the worlds of business, policy and politics years before he began running ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' Democratic presidential primary is set to shift to allocating delegates based solely on voting results, after national party leaders rejected the state's traditional "Two-Step" method.America's second-largest state vo ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — The latest news on the coordinated militant attacks in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Peninsula that killed 64 soldiers (all times local):7:45 p.m.Egyptian security officials say 64 soldiers have been killed fighting militant ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

WINSLOW, Maine (AP) — One winner of a teenage Miss 4th of July pageant is upset. The other agreed to share the title but isn't talking. And the pageant organizer is defending herself from accusations she rigged the results.Molly Lybrook, 17, of ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter will recommend naming Lt. Gen. Robert Neller, a commander who served in Iraq's western province during one of the most violent periods of the war, as the next commandant of the Marine Corps, officials said ...more

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POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Five fishing groups asked a federal court to stop scientists from blasting the ocean floor with sound waves, arguing their research is disturbing marine life off the New Jersey coast by exposing animals to noise compar ...more

AP News - 29 mins ago

GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Preliminary indications suggest arson was not the cause of a fire that destroyed a black church targeted by the Ku Klux Klan 20 years ago, a federal law enforcement official said Wednesday.Local and regional officials s ...more