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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. BORDER CRISIS BEDEVILS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEFAs Republicans rush to criticize Obama's decision to skip a visit to the Mexico line, the p ...more

AP News - 13 minutes ago

Oil prices extended losses Thursday as the outlook for supply remained robust.Benchmark U.S. crude for August delivery was down 36 cents to $101.93 a barrel at 0940 GMT in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract fell ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — There is fierce jockeying for Emmy nominations in the premier drama and comedy series categories, with newcomers "True Detective" and "Orange is the New Black" making strategic moves to boost their chances.The nominations were ...more

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SAN DIMAS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say no one was hurt when a commuter train with about 50 people aboard and a truck collided in San Dimas.The accident occurred around 10 p.m. Wednesday at a rail crossing.Metrolink says one of its train ...more

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.Forrest Hayes, 5 ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Like many young baseball players, Aaron Senne dreamed of fame and fortune when he signed his first contract as a Miami Marlins' draft choice after a record-breaking college career at Missouri.Reality as a low-level minor leaguer ...more

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Halfway up the 264 stairs leading to the top of the world's tallest waterslide, it was clear this was the most breathtaking ride I'd ever encountered.And that was before I ever stepped foot in the raft.Two-thirds ...more

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SPRING, Texas (AP) — A father who authorities say went on a shooting rampage at a suburban Houston home, killing four of his children and two adults and wounding his 15-year-old daughter critically, has surrendered after a standoff and is in custody, p ...more

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California chemical engineer is facing more than 20 years in prison for a rare economic-espionage conviction for selling to China the technology that creates a white pigment.A jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

CORYDON, Ind. (AP) — With a long, slimy body and beady eyes, North America's largest salamander wouldn't top any cutest animal lists. The hellbender's alien appearance and mysterious ways have earned the big amphibian a bad reputation and unflattering ...more