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Gary Mike, front, father of 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike, speaks outside of federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, after the man charged with her murder and sexual assault pleaded guilty. The death of Ashlynne Mike on the largest American Indian reservation prompted calls to expand the Amber Alert system and the death penalty to tribal communities across the U.S. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
August 01, 2017 - 7:50 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man charged with murder, sexual assault and other counts in the death of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation changed his pleas to guilty Tuesday in a case that prompted calls to expand the Amber Alert system and the death penalty to tribal...
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August 01, 2017 - 7:42 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed one challenge to Seattle's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which represents Uber and Lyft, sued in March to block...
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FILE- In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump to speaks to Boeing employees in the final assembly building at Boeing South Carolina in North Charleston, S.C. The Air Force, which has been looking for ways to lower the cost of new planes for Air Force One, confirmed on Tuesday, Aug. 1, that it is talking to Boeing about buying two jumbo jets that were ordered but never delivered to a now-defunct Russian airline. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
August 01, 2017 - 7:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force, which has been looking for ways to lower the cost of new planes for Air Force One, is talking to Boeing about buying two jumbo jets that were ordered but never delivered to a now-defunct Russian airline. The Air Force and Boeing confirmed Tuesday that they are...
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Officers search for a suspect after a shooting in Dobbins, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Two California sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded Tuesday after they responded to reports of an armed and agitated man pulling up plants in the garden of a rural Rastafarian church, authorities said. The shooter remained at large, and the Yuba County deputies were in serious condition and undergoing surgery at Sutter Roseville Medical Center after the shooting in the rural community of Oregon House about 55 miles north of Sacramento. (AP Photo/Sophia Bollag)
August 01, 2017 - 7:30 pm
DOBBINS, Calif. (AP) — Two California sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded Tuesday after they responded to reports of an armed and agitated man pulling up marijuana plants on a farm that supplies pot to a Rastafarian church, authorities said. The shooter remained at large, and the Yuba County...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2004, file photo, a gray wolf is seen at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minn. A federal appeals court Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, retained federal protection for gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region, ruling that the government acted prematurely when it dropped them from the endangered species list. (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, File)
August 01, 2017 - 7:28 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court Tuesday retained federal protection for gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region, ruling that the government made crucial errors when it dropped them from the endangered species list five years ago. The court upheld a district judge who...
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August 01, 2017 - 7:23 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed one challenge to Seattle's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which represents Uber and Lyft, sued in March to block the law...
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Officers search for a suspect after a shooting in Dobbins, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Two California sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded Tuesday after they responded to reports of an armed and agitated man pulling up plants in the garden of a rural Rastafarian church, authorities said. The shooter remained at large, and the Yuba County deputies were in serious condition and undergoing surgery at Sutter Roseville Medical Center after the shooting in the rural community of Oregon House about 55 miles north of Sacramento. (AP Photo/Sophia Bollag)
August 01, 2017 - 7:20 pm
DOBBINS, Calif. (AP) — Two California sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded Tuesday after they responded to reports of an armed and agitated man pulling up marijuana plants on a farm that supplies pot to a Rastafarian church, authorities said. The shooter remained at large, and the Yuba County...
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August 01, 2017 - 7:16 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — CBS' new entertainment bosses got more than a warm welcome as reporters grilled them on the network's lack of diversity. "We are absolutely moving in the right direction," declared Kelly Kahl, who was named president of CBS Entertainment in May, the same time Thom...
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August 01, 2017 - 4:14 pm
iBook charts for week ending August 1, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ): iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher 1. The Late Show by Michael Connelly - 9780316225977 - (Little, Brown and Company) 2. House of Spies by Daniel...
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August 01, 2017 - 4:12 pm
App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 1, 2017: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. Bloons TD 5, Ninja Kiwi 5. MONOPOLY Game, Electronic Arts 6. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop...
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