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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where water collects inside the houses and yards of the peo ...more

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Wall Street rode another wave of selling Monday that sent U.S. stocks sharply lower, before a late-afternoon pullback stemmed some of the losses.Investors unloaded materials, financials and other stocks, briefly knocking the Dow Jones industrial ...more

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LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The arrival of thousands of Somali refugees in this former mill city in the nation's whitest state sparked a backlash at first, complete with a rally of white supremacists and a pig's head rolled into the local mosque.Fift ...more

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MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor urged a jury Monday to convict a suburban New York man of vehicular manslaughter, drunken driving and other charges in the death of a police officer, despite the fact that another driver was actually the one who struck ...more

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ROCKY TOP, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Rocky Top has settled a lawsuit with the copyright holders of the bluegrass song the town is named after.Rocky Top changed its name from Lake City in 2014 after developers promised the new name would entice th ...more

AP News - 29 mins ago

ROCKY TOP, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Rocky Top has settled a lawsuit with the copyright holders of the bluegrass song their town is named after.House of Bryant Publications sued what was then the town of Lake City in 2013 in an effort to prevent ...more

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A commercial flight headed to Los Angeles filled with smoke, turned around and made an emergency landing in Tucson, Arizona, where some passengers had to jump from the airplane to the runway.The United flight operated by Sky ...more

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval on Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos poisoning.The agency' ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the snowstorm that's moving into the Northeast (all times local):4 p.m.Officials say about 30 of the 70 people aboard a bus that crashed on Interstate 95 in Connecticut during a snowstorm have been injured. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — When rookie police Officer Peter Liang fired his gun in a pitch-dark public housing stairwell, he at first thought he had hurt nothing but his career. Then he went looking for the bullet and heard someone crying.He followed the s ...more