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ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — A young man on camera names the person who's challenged him to dump the contents of a bucket over his head. But in a twist on the ice bucket challenge, this man is soon drenched in frothy, soapy water — part of a campaign to ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all shared one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist."The role of freelancers, who make a living by ...more

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MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape.At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and to ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption trial is winding down in federal court in Richmond.McDonnell testified in his own defense for more than four days. He wrapped up his time on the witness stand Tuesday by ...more

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Even actor Tom Hanks has an opinion about whether the athletes at the 2015 Women's World Cup should play on artificial turf or grass.A group of players from the U.S. women's national team, who will vie for a spot in the World Cup in October qual ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who authorities are now calling a serial killer opened fire on Los Angeles-area streets for five straight days until he was finally arrested, police said.By then, three people and two dogs were dead, four people were cri ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.Free of graffiti and absent so much as a kid's initials carved in the grandstand benches, Jackie Robinson Park is outfitt ...more

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KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Charging documents show a Utah woman accused of dumping her newborn in a neighbor's trash says she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy.A probable cause statement released late Tuesday shows 23-year-old Alicia M ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Taney Dragons are getting the champion's treatment as the city of Philadelphia hosts a parade honoring the team's appearance in the Little League World Series.The team is to travel about four miles by float from Center Ci ...more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — George Barrett, a longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer known for handling a case that ultimately desegregated the state's public colleges and universities, has died. He was 86.Barrett died Tuesday at a hospital, several ...more