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OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A former inmate says sheriff's deputies used a python to intimidate and harass prisoners in an Alabama county jail.In a federal lawsuit filed Monday in Montgomery, Trawick Redding Jr. says he saw two deputies in the jail with ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Global stock markets steadied Tuesday as a rout in Chinese shares slowed and U.S. indexes turned higher. European shares also gained. Investors were encouraged by strong results from UPS, Ford and other big companies.KEEPING SCOR ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Toronto International Film Festival has announced a star-studded lineup for its 40th annual event, including anticipated performances from Matt Damon, Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore, and Bryan Cranston.Ridley Scott's "The Mar ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the Obama administration wants to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners.He and Attorney General Loretta Lynch will visit the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup, Maryland, on Fr ...more

Reuters News - 24 mins ago

By Patricia Zengerle and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry told U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday he wanted to set the record straight on the Iran nuclear deal and equated walking away from the agreement to giving Tehr ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will vote before its August recess on an effort to block federal aid to Planned Parenthood, presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul said Tuesday.Paul, R-Ky., said that win or lose, simply having the vote will be "a huge ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry pitched the administration's controversial nuclear deal with Iran to a skeptical House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday, pushing back against the allegation it would ease crippling sanctions forever i ...more

Reuters News - 31 mins ago

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) - The big selloffs in shares of social media companies last quarter following weak results seem to be brushed under the carpet this earnings season as investors focus instead on the success of Facebook ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A northern New York prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run.Joyce Mitchell, a tailor shop instructor ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans announced plans Tuesday for a quick vote on a three-month highway spending extension, as Congress stared down a deadline to act or see states lose money for road projects during the summer driving season.The l ...more