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CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were ta ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

SPA, Belgium (AP) — Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the second practice of the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday, finishing ahead of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg as their positions from the morning session were reversed.Conditions were co ...more

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — He already knows Bayern is fast, and now Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is going to give the 3-year-old colt a chance to see how far he can stretch his speed.Impressive in winning the $1 million Haskell Invitation ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A former Montana Catholic school teacher who was fired for being pregnant and unmarried is suing the school district.The Montana Standard reports (http://bit.ly/1l0DJzJ ) Shaela Evenson filed the lawsuit Thursday alleging the ...more

AP News - 35 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were opening slight lower Friday, as investors wait for a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Investors were also monitoring the situation in Ukraine, where a Russian convoy entered Ukraine without permission.K ...more

AP News - 43 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are little edging lower in early trading amid concerns of an escalation in the Ukrainian crisis after a Russian aid convoy entered the country.Investors are also looking ahead to a meeting of central bankers for clues abou ...more

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TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Mud, slides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain falling on wildfire-scarred areas of north-central Washington damaged some homes, blocked portions of at least three highways and stranded motorists, officials say.Okanogan ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Both suspects in a 20-hour hostage standoff this week in a Chicago suburb are parolees, and one is a convicted murderer who was under electronic monitoring.Illinois Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer says that when 40-y ...more

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In this photo by Bullit Marquez, Japanese koi swim under paddling ducks at a zoo in the Philippines. Malabon Zoo owner Manny Tangco said he has opened the new koi collection to honor Filipinos who work abroad because the fish are said to symbolize pers ...more

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ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with the Islamic militants.Speaking on NBC's "Today," John and Diane F ...more