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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Alex Brundle took the Daytona Prototype pole in qualifying Friday for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship's Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of The Americas.The second-generation British driver turned a lap of 1 minute, 57.8 ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played a role in the incident, despite calls from local civil rights leaders.Daniele Watts issued a statement late Friday through her ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Four men have been charged in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was gunned down in a backyard after becoming upset with his mother and running from his Chicago home, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Friday.Derrick Allmon, ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The driver of a stolen van that hit and badly injured a dog during a wild, televised police chase in Los Angeles has been sentenced to two years in state prison.Los Angeles County prosecutors say 21-year-old Yovani Rodriguez w ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Much of the White House was evacuated on Friday after someone jumped the fence at the executive mansion.The incident occurred just minutes after President Barack Obama and his daughters left the White House on Friday evening ab ...more

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BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — He could be anywhere. Crouching behind boulders the size of tractor trailers, as one outdoorsman put it. Concealing himself in a cave. Taking cover in thick brush.With tens of thousands of acres of undisturbed northeas ...more

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BELL, Fla. (AP) — Most people in this rural, north Florida community seemed to know about the Spirit family's troubled and tragic past.The patriarch, Don Spirit, who police say killed his daughter and his six grandchildren before committing suic ...more

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PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren't stopping the flames. And so they are dropping record-breaking ...more

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska, military officials said Friday.Lt. Col. Michael Jazdyk, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense ...more

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store in Scottsdale and then selling the items at a pawn shop.Police took the 46-year-old Chapman into c ...more