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NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, thwarting Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.St ...more

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GLEN, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that she remains hopeful the U.S. can reach a "strong verifiable deal" to curb Iran's nuclear weapons program by next week's deadline.The Democratic presidential front-runner said during a J ...more

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Police in Newport News, Virginia, say a 23-year-old man was fatally shot by police after he ignored their pleas to put down a sawed-off shotgun.Police Chief Richard Myers said Kawanza Jamal Beaty was shot early Saturday ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The union representing Philadelphia police officers is challenging the department's decision to make public the names of officers in police-involved shootings.Lodge 5 of the Fraternal Order of Police filed an unfair labor pra ...more

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The largest Ferris wheel on the East Coast reopened Saturday, one day after 66 riders were stranded on The Orlando Eye and had to be evacuated from the towering 400-foot attraction."The team of technicians has successfully c ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they're focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times.Kathryn Steinle's father, Jim Steinle, told KNTV (htt ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he and GOP legislative leaders have agreed to completely remove a part of the proposed state budget that would severely roll back the state's open records laws.Walker announced the decision i ...more

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OREM, Utah (AP) — A pilot who delivered candy to children in Berlin at the end of World War II parachuted sweets down to Orem to celebrate Independence Day.Gail Halvorsen, 94, also known as the "Candy Bomber," dropped 1,000 chocolate bars attach ...more

AP News - 53 mins ago

EAU CLAIRE, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old Michigan girl said there was nothing special about the way she spit a cherry pit Saturday."I just took a deep breath and pushed hard," said Megan Ankrapp of Buchanan, whose pit landed at 49 feet, ¼ inch — l ...more

AP News - 53 mins ago

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Some Oregonians woke on the Fourth of July to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene.Hundreds of people reported to the U.S. Geological Survey that they felt the quake, whic ...more