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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lonnie Lynn, known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common's albums, has died.Lynn died at age 71 on Friday, Common said in an interview Monday in Los Angeles. He gave no further details.L ...more

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava has begun moving over a vacant lot in a rural subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island.The lots in the Kaohe (cah-OH'-hay) Homesteads subdivision that are closest to the lava are vacant, and officials say no homes are in immi ...more

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WEED, Calif. (AP) — A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said. ...more

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A 63-year-old man was arrested after three people were killed and a child injured in a shooting at a trailer park in South Texas, according to police.Sammuel Everett Toomey is charged with capital murder and aggravat ...more

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MINNETONKA, Minnesota (AP) — The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas.In a statement Monday, Minnetonka-based Radisson, part of ...more

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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Sudanese woman imprisoned for refusing to reject Christianity said in a televised interview airing Monday night that she was resolved to keep her faith even if it meant death.Meriam Ibrahim, who now lives in Mancheste ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy fighters. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. says 33 million iTunes account holders have accessed U2's free album.The company issued a statement Monday from Senior Vice President Eddy Cue with the first usage numbers for the surprise "Songs of Freedom" release by ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:1. US WILLING TO INVOLVE TEHRAN IN FIGHT AGAINST MILITANTSSecretary of State Kerry rules out any military coordination, however, with ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Burger King wants to dismiss a lawsuit alleging there were needles in a sandwich after the former soldier who made the claim didn't attend a settlement conference.Clark Bartholomew sued after he said he was injured in 2010 when h ...more