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ADDS IDS - In this photo provided by the Shenyang Municipal Information Office, Liu Xia, center, wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, holds a portrait of him during his funeral at a funeral parlor in Shenyang in northeastern China's Liaoning Province, Saturday, July 15, 2017. The photo shows, from left to right, Liu Hui, younger brother of Liu Xia, Liu Xia and Liu Xiaoxuan, younger brother of Liu Xiaobo holding his cremated remains. (Shenyang Municipal Information Office via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 2:31 am
SHENYANG, China (AP) — China cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, 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. The government of the city of Shenyang in northeastern...
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This booking photo released by Hawai'i Police Department shows Tiffany Stone on Friday, July 14, 2017, on Hawaii's Big Island. Stone, along with with her mother Henrietta Stone and Kevin Lehano, was charged with murder after allegedly starving her 9-year-old daughter. Lehano is the father of the child. (Hawai'i Police Department via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 2:16 am
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii father, mother and grandmother are charged with murder after allegedly starving a 9-year-old girl. Police on Hawaii's Big Island on Friday arrested 49-year-old Kevin Lehano (leh-hah-noh), 33-year-old Tiffany Stone and 59-year-old Henrietta Stone. Hawaii County...
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Graphic shows the close call scenario of Air Canada AC759 at San Francisco International Airport on July 8; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
July 15, 2017 - 2:11 am
Investigators looking into the frighteningly close call involving an airliner that nearly hit planes on the ground at San Francisco International Airport will try to determine why the pilots made such a rookie mistake and nearly landed on a busy taxiway instead of the runway. The Air Canada plane...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after beating Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych in their Men's Singles semifinal match on day eleven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 14, 2017. (Gareth Fuller/Pool Photo via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 2:10 am
LONDON (AP) — Much has changed for Roger Federer since he played in, and won, his first Grand Slam final at Wimbledon in 2003. First of all, as he reminded everyone after moving into his 11th title match at the All England Club — with a shot at his eighth championship, more than any man in history...
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July 15, 2017 - 1:58 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A stuntman for "The Walking Dead" has died after falling on the Georgia set of the hit television show. It's the first on-set death in the U.S. in nearly three years. John Bernecker, 33, died about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at an Atlanta hospital after falling on the show's set in Senoia,...
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A Honolulu Fire Department helicopter flies near a fire burning on a floor at the Marco Polo apartment complex, Friday, July 14, 2017, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
July 15, 2017 - 1:38 am
HONOLULU (AP) — At least three people died and 12 were injured Friday in a fire at a Honolulu high-rise that was not equipped with sprinklers, authorities said, and hundreds fled the giant condominium complex as smoke billowed from the upper floors. The dead were found on the 26th floor, where the...
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This image provided by Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios shows a scene from the animated sequel film, "Wreck-It Ralph 2." John Lasseter, the chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, led a presentation of the upcoming animation slate, including "Wreck-It Ralph 2," for the studio Friday, July 13, 2017, at the star-studded biannual fan convention D23 in Anaheim., Calif. (Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 1:33 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to Disney, they like to keep it in the family, whether it's getting a football team's worth of original Disney princesses to cameo in "Wreck-It Ralph 2," reuniting "The Incredibles" fourteen years after the original film hit theaters, or securing a new director...
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July 15, 2017 - 1:32 am
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii father, mother and grandmother are charged with murder after allegedly starving a 9-year-old girl. Police on Hawaii's Big Island on Friday arrested 49-year-old Kevin Lehano (leh-hah-noh), 33-year-old Tiffany Stone and 59-year-old Henrietta Stone. Hawaii County...
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This undated photo provided by the Bucks County District Attorney's Office in Doylestown, Pa., shows Sean Kratz of Philadelphia. Kratz was charged Friday, July 14, 2017, with 20 counts, including three counts of criminal homicide in the Friday, July 7, 2017, killings of three Pennsylvania men. Cosmo DiNardo, an admitted drug dealer with a history of mental illness was also charged in the July 5, 2017, killing of a fourth man. (Bucks County District Attorney's Office via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 1:14 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the killings of four Pennsylvania men (all times local): 1:10 a.m. A marijuana dealer says in court documents he killed four men on his family's Pennsylvania farm, shooting one of them and crushing him with a backhoe and trying to set...
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Firefighters on a lower balcony spray water upwards while trying to contain a fire at the Marco Polo apartments, Friday, July 14, 2017, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
July 15, 2017 - 1:00 am
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a fire in a Honolulu high-rise apartment building (all times local): 6 p.m. Honolulu's mayor says the burning high-rise where at least three people have died was not equipped with sprinklers. Mayor Kirk Caldwell made the revelation at a Friday night news conference...
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