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8:35 p.m. (CDT)Another victim of deadly storms and flooding in Texas has been identified by authorities.Officials Friday evening identified 73-year-old Ralph Hugh Carey as one of the six people who died in Hays County in Central Texas.</p ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the afternoon of the largest coastal oil spill in California in 25 years, graduate student Natalie Phares quickly organized a volunteer bucket brigade to clean a beach north of Santa Barbara.Seven hours after the discovery ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a man was fatally shot in the western part of the city, continuing the month's spike in homicides.Sgt. Jarron Jackson said in an email Friday that officers on patrol found a 19-year-old man with a gunshot wo ...more

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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons waived linebacker Prince Shembo on Friday, shortly after he was charged with aggravated animal cruelty.Police in suburban Gwinnett County said Shembo was charged after his then-girlfriend's dog died ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii County's top prosecutor said Friday he will dismiss charges against about 10 of the 31 protesters who were arrested while blocking construction of a giant telescope on a mountain held sacred by Native Hawaiians.The Thirty ...more

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SINGAPORE (AP) — China's land reclamation in the South China Sea is out of step with international rules, and turning underwater land into airfields won't expand its sovereignty, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told an international security conference Sa ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — Authorities said Friday they reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms that continue to submerge highways and flood homes.At least 28 people have been killed n ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii fire officials say a man is dead after he was apparently impaled by the bill of a fish.West Hawaii Acting Battalion Chief John Whitman says witnesses reported that a man in his 40s jumped from a Kailua-Kona pier Friday in ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers on Friday approved carrying handguns openly on the streets of the nation's second most-populous state, sending the bill to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who immediately promised to sign it and reverse a ban dating to ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — The woman who was shot and critically wounded by a Georgia sheriff told a detective the shooting was an accident that happened while they were practicing self-defense tactics in an empty model home, her father said Friday.Gwenever ...more