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NOWATA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say two people are in custody and a manhunt is underway in southeastern Kansas after an Oklahoma police officer was shot in the head during a pursuit.South Coffeyville Police Chief Wade Lamb tells the Tulsa World ...more

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FIFA's 209 members are expected to elect President Sepp Blatter to a fifth term Friday, based on statements in recent months issued by continental confederations, despite a string of scandals including the indictment of nine soccer officials this week ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Foreign Minister said Friday that the upsurge of boat people in Southeast Asia has reached an "alarming level," and called for governments in the region to address the root causes of the crisis — a reference to the swelling nu ...more

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Today is Friday, May 29, the 149th day of 2015. There are 216 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On May 29, 1765, Patrick Henry denounced the Stamp Act before Virginia's House of Burgesses.On this date ...more

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OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — They couldn't be rattled. They couldn't be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.So they shared the title on Thursd ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican. Before the indictment hand ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — One declared and one likely Republican presidential contender criticized the administration's nuclear negotiations with Iran and reaffirmed their support for Israel as they courted wealthy Jewish donors Thursday at a gala in New York.</ ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who once was second i ...more

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The man who killed 12 moviegoers and wounded scores of others in a suburban Denver theater was mentally ill but legally sane, a court-appointed psychiatrist testified Thursday.Prosecutors called Dr. William Reid to testi ...more

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GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Authorities in Guatemala have raided properties linked to former Vice President Roxana Baldetti, who resigned amid a customs corruption scandal that implicated her former private secretary.Guatemala's Public Ministry says p ...more