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SEATTLE (AP) — Police say an Amazon.com employee from out of town was the operator of a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week.Witnesses told police they saw the craft fly back into a fifth-floor room of a nearby hotel. Police cont ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressing for action on Friday, President Barack Obama urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans at home to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S.While ...more

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(Reuters) - Tony La Russa, who will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, believes there is room in the Hall for tainted stars from the so-called Steroids Era. Pitcher Roger Clemens and sluggers Barry Bonds and Mark M ...more

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko says the government of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk will face a vote of confidence in a special session of Parliament next week.Poroshenko made the announcement Friday after meeting w ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lawyers will argue the constitutionality of gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin in about a month.The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced Friday on its online docket that it has rescheduled oral arguments for bo ...more

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(Reuters) - Canada's Graham DeLaet has his sights set on ending one of golf's oldest title droughts, and was in "a great position" as he finished the Canadian Open second round just two strokes off the early lead in Montreal on Friday. No Can ...more

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CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Speaking a few dozen yards away from where two people were killed in a tornado that swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday it's a blessing more people didn't die in the sto ...more

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — City leaders from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington met Friday with top executives at the U.S. Olympic Committee to hear about the nuts and bolts of bidding for the 2024 Olympics.Among those attendi ...more

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TWISP, Wash. (AP) — County sheriff doubles estimate of homes destroyed in Washington state wildfire to 300. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after offering competing plans to improve veterans' health care, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees are attempting again to find a compromise.Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Re ...more