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LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California say they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot an unarmed burglar in the back despite her telling him she was pregnant.Long Beach police also said Thursday that the woma ...more

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States with established Central American immigrant communities have received the most unaccompanied children released to sponsors this year after they were arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border.Here's a state-by-state breakdown of the 30,340 who ha ...more

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — The scorching weather in Phoenix has broken a record as the mercury hit 116.The National Weather Service says the temperature on Thursday afternoon overtakes the record of 114 which was set on this date in 2006.Yuma tied th ...more

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FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes.A transcript of ...more

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KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash s ...more

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OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso (AP) — An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso — the third major international aviation disaster in a ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and chil ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hercules came to Comic-Con.Dwayne Johnson made an unannounced appearance Thursday inside the San Diego Convention Center's largest exhibition hall.He slapped high-fives with fans and announced a free, advanced screening o ...more

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CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming. Within minutes, the sky turned dark, cellphones pinged with emergency messages and a tornado tore through a popul ...more