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NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open.The top-ranked athlete performed "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" on Wednesday night at Arena in New York City. She ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge has ruled that a 13-year-old girl is competent to stand trial on allegations she deliberately started a wildfire that destroyed three dozen homes north of San Diego in May.U-T San Diego (http://bit.ly/1q1AsiM ) reports t ...more

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SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Would burglars be dumb enough to post selfies on their victim's cloud account?That's what Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators are trying to determine.Detectives on Wednesday released photos of a man and ...more

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KERNVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire northeast of Bakersfield burning in steep terrain has destroyed eight homes and 10 other structures, authorities said, but residents of some 200 homes under evacuation orders were allowed to return home Wednesday eve ...more

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SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Two teenagers suspected of plotting a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school denied charges Wednesday that they made criminal threats against another boy.The South Pasadena boys, ages 16 and 17, entered ...more

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BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Rain washed out NASCAR's Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesday night.The race has been rescheduled for Thursday morning at 10 a.m.Defending race champion Kyle Busch is set to start up front after w ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A Canadian drug kingpin who was one of New York's biggest marijuana suppliers and was dubbed the Pot Playboy was sentenced Wednesday to 27 years in prison for leading a $1 billion international drug trafficking enterprise, prosecutors s ...more

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James Foley was remembered on Wednesday as a journalist who was passionate, persistent, big-hearted, always pushing closer to the story. The 40-year-old went missing in northern Syria in November 2012, and his death was shown in a video that militants ...more

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MANORHAVEN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a boat exploded while being refueled at a Long Island marina, killing a man aboard and burning a dock worker who pushed the fiery vessel away from the shore.Nassau County police say the 33-foot motorboat went u ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community: Ferguson, Missouri.North is one of three high schools in the Ferguson-Floriss ...more