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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Dixieland jazz band walked ahead of a slow black hearse and a crowd of thousands followed as the city of Memphis said farewell Wednesday to blues legend B.B. King with a tribute and processional down Beale Street.The stre ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — It's the modern era's military strategy of choice: overwhelming air power delivering precision-guided punishment backed by intelligence on the ground, with minimal exposure for soldiers of the striking side.Seductive though it is ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:___12 a.m. (2400 GMT, 6 p.m. EDT)Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner was expected to spend Wednesday night in jail after surrendering when police issued an arrest warrant at the requ ...more

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two people who were in the car with a U.S. airman when he drove to a North Dakota Wal-Mart and opened fire inside the store in an apparently random shooting had no idea what he was about to do, police said Wednesday.Marcell ...more

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ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — Police say one of two hostages has been released from a Northern California gas station where an armed man held them at gunpoint after crashing a stolen car.Television news helicopters show officers with guns drawn surroun ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri adoption records contradict a St. Louis woman's claim that her baby was stolen at Homer G. Phillips Hospital in 1965 after she was told the newborn had died.The Associated Press obtained a letter dated May 21 from the j ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer seeking to free two chimpanzees from a state university told a judge Wednesday that their confinement for research purposes is akin to slavery, the involuntary detention of people with mental illnesses and imprisonment.S ...more

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CABOT, Pa. (AP) — Conservative culture warrior Rick Santorum launched a 2016 White House bid on Wednesday, vowing to fight for working-class Americans in a new election season that will test his influence — and focus on social issues — in a changing Re ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Kanye West is bringing his talents to Atlanta's most popular hip-hop concert shows.WHTA, known locally as Hot 107.9, announced Wednesday that West will be one of the headliners at Birthday Bash 20 at Philips Arena on June 20. The ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as ...more