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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith's highest governing body, has died. He was 90.Packer died Friday afternoon at his home in Salt Lake City from natural causes, church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a stat ...more

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A fire official says firefighters have safely removed all 66 riders who were stranded aboard The Orlando Eye after the 400-foot Ferris wheel stopped moving for more than 45 minutes Friday.Orange County Fire Rescue spokeswoma ...more

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YAOUNDE (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Friday he is ready to organize a new summit of nations fighting Boko Haram, a militant group that has suffered defeats in recent months in its campaign to forge an Islamist state in northea ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.Several 2016 contenders have brushed off Tr ...more

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump.On the same day one of its top sponsors called on NASCAR to take a stance against Trump, the motorsports series said it will not hold its season-end ...more

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor signed a bill late Friday that allows certain public agencies to buy up to $400 million in tax and revenue anticipation notes as the government of the U.S. territory seeks more cash amid a worsening e ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Four avid eaters have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous.Reigning champion Joey Chestnut joined past winners at the weigh-in Friday ahead of the 99-year-old Ind ...more

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LACEY, Wash. (AP) — Thurston County health officials say a Super 8 Motel in Lacey has voluntarily closed while officials investigate a possible outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.Over the past month, three cases of the disease have been confirmed ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Coast Guard has suspended a search for a cruise ship crew member who was reported overboard off Alaska.Alaska State Troopers identified the Norwegian Sun crew member as 27-year-old Jonas Fillipe de Miranda Santiago o ...more

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IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — It won't be a small, private affair when the Dalai Lama celebrates his 80th birthday this weekend in Southern California.Hundreds of well-wishers are expected at a three-day Global Compassion Summit to mark the exiled Tibet ...more