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  • Girl's killing is New Mexico's latest horrific child death Associated Press - 46 minutes ago
    Girl's killing is New Mexico's latest horrific child death

    The killing this week of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who was drugged, raped and dismembered is just the latest horrific child slaying case for New Mexico, which has the nation's highest youth poverty ...

  • Ex-wife says Trump campaign CEO made anti-Semitic remarks Associated Press - 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, said Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when the two battled over sending their daughters to private school nearly a decade ago, according to court papers reviewed Friday by The Associated Press.

  • Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported Associated Press - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
    Tank explodes at California refinery; no injuries reported

    A sulfur storage tank exploded Friday at the largest oil refinery in California, sending a chemical cloud into the air and causing a fire, authorities said. No injuries were reported. There was no immediate ...

  • The colonel's secret recipe revealed? Not so fast, says KFC Associated Press - 2 hours 10 minutes ago
    The colonel's secret recipe revealed? Not so fast, says KFC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Has Colonel Sanders' nephew inadvertently revealed to the world the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices behind KFC's fried chicken empire?

  • Does China still harvest organs of executed? Doctors divided Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    Does China still harvest organs of executed? Doctors divided

    BEIJING (AP) — A Canadian patient's receipt of a kidney transplant after waiting just three days during a recent visit to China raised an immediate red flag among surgeons at the Montreal-based Transplantation Society: A turnaround that quick indicates the organ likely came from the body of an executed prisoner.

  • US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won't finish the job before Election Day.

  • Britney Spears hitches a ride for Corden's Carpool Karaoke Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    Britney Spears hitches a ride for Corden's Carpool Karaoke

    NEW YORK (AP) — Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britney Spears on Thursday's edition of "The Late Late Show."

  • Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms

    PARIS (AP) — France's top administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean beach resort, effectively meaning that towns can no longer issue bans on the swimsuits that have divided the country and brought world attention to its fraught relationship with Muslims.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines at 9:18 p.m. EDT Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    US economy grew at sluggish 1.1 percent annual pace in April-June quarter, slightly below earlier estimate

  • Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it's the first state fair in the nation to allow cannabis for public viewing.

  • Oldest floating US post office scrapes rock, runs aground Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night could stop a U.S. mail boat — and then it ran aground in New Hampshire.

  • The Colonel's famous recipe (maybe, maybe not) Associated Press - 4 hours ago
    The Colonel's famous recipe (maybe, maybe not)

    Social media is lighting up on the possibility that, at long last, Colonel Sanders' 11 herbs and spices have been revealed. KFC says it hasn't, and the original source, a relative, now says he doesn't ...

  • Facebook reduces role of human editors in 'trending topics' Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Facebook is taking new steps to reduce the role of human judgment in its "Trending Topics" feature, which drew controversy earlier this year over claims the service was suppressing conservative ...

  • Correction: Hospital Superbug Outbreak story Associated Press - 5 hours ago
    Correction: Hospital Superbug Outbreak story

    In a Feb. 20, 2015 story about an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" outbreak at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, The Associated Press mischaracterized a statement an expert made about proving ...

  • Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ Associated Press - 5 hours ago
    Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's criticism on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November.

  • Icahn hits back, says he bought more Herbalife shares Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Activist investor Carl Icahn insists that he's still in Herbalife's camp, saying he bought 2.3 million more Herbalife shares Friday and that he never gave an order to sell his $1 billion stake in the supplements ...

  • Lockheed Martin unit to manage former Nevada nuke test site Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A subsidiary of defense giant Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $5 billion contract to manage a vast federal Department of Energy reservation where the nation used to conduct nuclear testing north of Las Vegas.

  • Business Highlights Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    ___ Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for raising interest rates has strengthened in light of a solid job market and ...

  • California governor signs bill banning coal-export funding Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday banning state transportation funding for new coal export terminals. The bill represents a victory for environmentalists as they campaign aggressively ...

  • Bolivian president, opposition spar over official's killing Associated Press - 5 hours ago
    Bolivian president, opposition spar over official's killing

    LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — President Evo Morales and his political opponents traded recriminations Friday over the shocking beating death of a high-ranking government official by protesting miners who had blockaded a highway.

  • Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest Associated Press - 5 hours ago
    Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest

    A breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state exposed several million records containing buyers' personal information, ...

  • The Latest: Pot plants on display at Oregon State Fair Associated Press - 6 hours ago
    The Latest: Pot plants on display at Oregon State Fair

    The Latest on marijuana plant display at Oregon State Fair (all times local): Living pot plants are on display at the Oregon State Fair and organizers say it marks a first for any state fair in the nation. ...

  • US, Russia fall short on deal to restore Syria truce Associated Press - 6 hours ago
    US, Russia fall short on deal to restore Syria truce

    GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Russia said Friday they had resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were unable once again to forge a comprehensive agreement on stepping up cooperation to end the brutal war that has killed hundreds of thousands.

  • Garmin announces major expansion at Olathe headquarters Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    Garmin International says it is planning a $200 million expansion at its headquarters in Olathe. Garmin and the city of Olathe announced Friday that the company will build a new manufacturing and distribution ...

  • Photograph of separated elderly Canada couple gets attention Associated Press - 6 hours ago
    Photograph of separated elderly Canada couple gets attention

    A photograph of a crying elderly Canadian couple in wheelchairs, separated into two different care homes after 62 years of marriage because no beds were available together, has received international attention. ...

  • Appeals court rules NYC can use GPS to track taxi drivers Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday that New York City can track taxi drivers by using their cabs' GPS systems.

  • Court sides with Trader Joe's in suit over alleged knockoff Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    A U.S. court has the authority to hear a trademark lawsuit by grocery chain Trader Joe's against a man who purchased the company's products and resold them in Canada at "Pirate Joe's," a store ...

  • Biden: $2.45B loan for Amtrak upgrades in Northeast Corridor Associated Press - 6 hours ago
    Biden: $2.45B loan for Amtrak upgrades in Northeast Corridor

    Amtrak is receiving a $2.45 billion loan from the federal government to buy new trains, upgrade tracks and make platform improvements along the busy Northeast corridor, the largest such loan ever by the ...

  • Rebels, civilians leave town after four-year siege Associated Press - 7 hours ago
    Rebels, civilians leave town after four-year siege

    DARAYA, Syria (AP) — Escorted by armed troops, dozens of insurgents and their families left this war-wrecked suburb of the Syrian capital on Friday as part of a forced evacuation deal struck with the government to end a four-year siege and aerial campaign that has left the area in ruins.

  • Killing of 2 nuns leaves gaping hole in poor community Associated Press - 7 hours ago
    Killing of 2 nuns leaves gaping hole in poor community

    LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — In the poverty-stricken Mississippi county where two nuns were slain, forgiveness for their killer is hard to find, even if forgiveness is what the victims would have wanted.

  • Stocks end mostly lower after Yellen speech Associated Press - 7 hours ago
    Stocks end mostly lower after Yellen speech

    Stocks ended mostly lower on Friday after Federal Reserve officials said the case has strengthened for raising interest rates above the super-low levels that have helped fuel a seven-year bull market. ...

  • Kurdish militants claim deadly car bomb attack in Turkey Associated Press - 7 hours ago
    Kurdish militants claim deadly car bomb attack in Turkey

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Kurdish suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden truck into a checkpoint near a police station Friday in southeast Turkey, killing at least 11 police officers and wounding 78 other people, the prime minister said.

  • Pokemon doughnuts, exercise classes tap game's popularity. Associated Press - 7 hours ago
    Pokemon doughnuts, exercise classes tap game's popularity.

    NEW YORK (AP) — Weeks into the "Pokemon Go" craze, demand remains strong for "Poke Ball"-shaped treats made by a high-end doughnut company, one of many businesses and organizations coming up with creative ways to lure players in their search for the elusive "pocket monsters."

  • US wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers Associated Press - 7 hours ago
    US wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers

    The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation's highways. A new proposal Friday would impose a nationwide limit by electronically capping ...

  • Worms found in burgers at 2 Kentucky McDonald's restaurants Associated Press - 7 hours ago

    At least two people have reported finding worms in food from McDonald's restaurants in two Kentucky communities. Mayfield resident Madison Stephens tells WPSD-TV (http://bit.ly/2bMKi9l) that she visited ...