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12 p.m.Authorities in northeast Oklahoma have identified the firefighter who died after he was swept away by floodwaters while assisting in a rescue.Claremore Fire Chief Sean Douglas says Capt. Jason Farley was helping rescue about 10 peo ...more

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A submarine will be the third U.S. Navy vessel named the USS New Jersey.Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced Sunday that a submarine being built now will get that name when it's completed and commissioned in about five yea ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star.Outside the three-story bookstore at the outdoor shopping mecca known as The Grove, hundreds of mostly young women have formed a line that stretches past trendy clothing stores an ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged, a harsh assessment that raised new questions about the Obama ...more

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EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments — photos of Ali hovering over Liston ...more

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SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A 92-year-old World War II veteran is slated to receive an honorary diploma from his Ohio high school after he left early more than seven decades ago to fight in the war.The Dayton Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1Anpf ...more

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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Up to 10 inches of rain fell over 24 hours in parts of Texas, prompting numerous evacuations and rescues overnight and into Sunday, while a firefighter in northeast Oklahoma died after being swept away in floodwaters.The ...more

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman jailed in a long-running dispute over her son's circumcision has been released after nine nights behind bars.Heather Hironimus, 31, posted bond and was released at 10:18 p.m. Saturday, jail records sh ...more

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When the Rhode Island School of Design offered iconic filmmaker John Waters an honorary degree, he was surprised. After all, he got thrown out of every school he ever went to.Known for quirky films that push the boundarie ...more

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A major collection of letters, photos and publications of the late crime fiction author Dashiell Hammett has been acquired by the University of South Carolina and will be made available to students and scholars within the coming y ...more