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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dumb Starbucks is coming back, but only on TV.The comic who came up with the fake-store concept will discuss its origins and aftermath on next Tuesday's episode of Comedy Central's "Nathan For You."Star Nathan Fielder o ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. secretary of state reported progress in efforts to broker a truce in the conflict that has so far killed at least 657 Palestini ...more

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors are due to reconvene in St. Paul to deliberate on whether a late famed military sniper defamed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir.The case went to the jurors midday Tuesday. They will res ...more

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Syracuse city police officer was looking at the computer inside his patrol car when he ran a red light and collided with an unmarked police vehicle.Police tell The Post-Standard (http://bit.ly/1sQl5wR ) th ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Three middle school students in a heavy metal band have gotten permission from a Manhattan judge to sign a multi-year recording contract with Sony.The Daily News (http://nydn.us/1r6Fh9M) says the court's approval Tuesday allows U ...more

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GARY, Ind. (AP) — Plans are in the works to name a school in Michael Jackson's Indiana hometown for the late pop star.The Gary Community School Board on Tuesday approved a memorandum of understanding with Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson. The ...more

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BATH, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James has sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused by the announcement of his homecoming earlier this month.Cleveland Cavaliers fans and journalists arrived en masse to the NBA star's Akron area ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. THE FINAL DAYS AND HOURS OF FLIGHT 17'S PASSENGERSThe Boeing 777 traveling from Amsterdam to Malaysia held the promise of beginnings ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.Theodore Wafer, an airport employee with no crimin ...more

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FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A lightning strike has killed one person and injured two others on Fort Myers Beach in southwest Florida.The Lee County Sheriff's Office says a man was walking with a woman and another man Tuesday afternoon when the ...more