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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.The phenomenon so rare t ...more

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SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow most of the 1,200 people under evacuatio ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An FBI expert testifying in the trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures says visits to fake pregnancy belly websites were found on computers seized ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:1. ISRAEL WARNS OF ESCALATION IN GAZA"What is coming will be worse," the Israeli military declares — even as the international commun ...more

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PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) — In a story July 27 about California Wildfires, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the type of aircraft assisting firefighters battling a wildfire outside Yosemite National Park. They were fixed-wing airplanes and hel ...more

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.Now Brantly is himself a patient, fighting for his own sur ...more

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A jury on Monday acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.The Washtenaw County Circuit Court jury reached the not guilty verdict in the trial of Ed Thomas, 21, on ...more

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WASECA, Minn. (AP) — A judge on Monday dismissed the most serious charges against a 17-year-old boy accused of plotting to kill his family and attack his southern Minnesota school.Waseca County Judge Gerald Wolf dismissed four counts of attempte ...more

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Here is a timeline of developments in the move to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.April 25 — Recordings emerge and quickly spread of team owner Donald Sterling denouncing his young girlfriend for bringing blac ...more

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle went home for the day Monday after hours of deliberations during which they told the judge at one point they didn't th ...more