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Venus Williams of the United States, left leaves with her runner-up trophy from Centre Court after her defeat by Spain's Garbine Muguruza, right, in Women's Singles final on day twelve at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 15, 2017 - 2:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — As a kid, Garbine Muguruza sat in awe in front of the TV as the Williams sisters accumulated Grand Slam titles. They were her role models. Now Muguruza is all grown up, an emerging tennis star in her own right — and, as of Saturday, the only woman who can boast of beating each...
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A woman, who exited the Marco Polo apartment complex, is placed in an ambulance as firefighters continue to battle the blaze at the high-rise, Friday, July 14, 2017, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
July 15, 2017 - 2:10 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Karen Hastings was in her 31st floor Honolulu apartment when she smelled smoke. She ran out to her balcony, looked down, and saw flames five floors below her. "The fire just blew up and went flying right out the windows," the 71-year-old Hastings said of the first moments of the...
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Oklahoma Republican Gov. Mary Fallin and South Dakota Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard, left, laugh as Fallin addresses a plenary session entitled "The Workforce of Tomorrow" on the third day of the National Governors Association's meeting Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
July 15, 2017 - 1:48 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Trump administration is struggling to get support from skeptical U.S. governors for a revised health care bill before the U.S. Senate. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma made their...
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July 15, 2017 - 1:46 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes have broken out in northwestern Syria between two of the most powerful insurgent groups there raising fears of widespread violence in the rebel-held province of Idlib, the groups and an opposition monitor said Saturday. The fighting between the ultraconservative Ahrar al-Sham...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. officials say the Trump administration, after months of delay, is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber-operations. The plan would eventually split it from the intelligence-focused National Security Agency in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyber war against the Islamic State group and other foes. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
July 15, 2017 - 1:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyberwar against the Islamic State group and other foes, according to U.S...
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July 15, 2017 - 1:23 pm
HURGHADA, Egypt (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Security officials in Egypt say the Egyptian man who stabbed two German women to death at a popular Red Sea resort first sat and spoke to them in fluent German before producing a large kitchen knife, attacking...
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July 15, 2017 - 1:16 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Six Congolese rangers were found Saturday in a large forest reserve in Congo's northeast a day after a security station was attacked by militia, but an American journalist and at least three other security guards remain missing, a local official said Saturday. Mambasa...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 14, 2017 file photo, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the National Governors Association special session called "Collaborating to Create Tomorrow's Global Economy," in Providence, R.I. Trudeau has released an official Spotify playlist. Trudeau unveiled his "PM Mix" of 39 songs on the streaming service Saturday. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
July 15, 2017 - 1:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has released an official Spotify playlist. Trudeau unveiled his "PM Mix" of 39 songs on the streaming service Saturday. It includes tracks by Canadian artists such as Drake, Shawn Mendes, k.d. lang and The Tragically Hip, as well as songs by...
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July 15, 2017 - 12:48 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A spectator who posted photos and audio online from the closing argument of Bill Cosby's criminal defense attorney has been found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to 50 hours' community service. Montgomery County President Judge Thomas DelRicci sentenced 37-year-old...
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In this photo provided by the Shenyang Municipal Information Office, Liu Xia, the wife of imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, watches as Liu's ashes are buried at sea off the coast of Dalian in northeastern China's Liaoning Province, Saturday, July 15, 2017. China cremated the body of Liu on Saturday, July 15, 2017, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished. (Shenyang Municipal Information Office via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 12:41 pm
SHENYANG, China (AP) — Family members of Liu Xiaobo scattered the Nobel Peace Prize laureate's ashes into the sea on Saturday in funeral proceedings closely orchestrated by the Chinese government following his death from cancer while in custody. Liu's supporters said the move was intended by the...
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