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This Sunday, July 2, 2017 photo provided by the Jefferson County Sheriff shows Ricky Hampton, also known as Finese2Tymes, who was arrested in Alabama early Sunday, a day after a shooting at one of his concerts in Little Rock, Ark., the U.S. Marshal Service said. (Jefferson County Sheriff via AP)
July 02, 2017 - 3:05 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A rapper whose concert in Little Rock was the site of a shooting that left 28 people injured was arrested early Sunday on unrelated assault charges while outside an Alabama club where he was performing just 24 hours later, and authorities said several firearms were...
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July 02, 2017 - 2:55 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A court in Macedonia's capital has banned a former counterintelligence chief from leaving the country and ordered his passport confiscated in connection with a wiretapping scandal. A special prosecutor has charged Saso Mijalkov, a close relative of former conservative Prime...
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This is an undated hand out photo of Chris Gard and Connie Yates with their son Charlie Gard provided by the family, at Great Ormond Street Hospital, in London. The parents of terminally-ill baby boy Charlie Gard lost the final stage of their legal battle on Tuesday, June27, 2017 to take him out of a British hospital to receive treatment in the U.S., after a European court agreed with previous rulings that the baby should be taken off life support. (Family of Charlie Gard via AP)
July 02, 2017 - 2:49 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis called Sunday for the parents of a terminally ill British baby to be allowed to do everything possible to treat their 10-month-old son, amending the Vatican's previous position after conservatives complained. In a statement, the Vatican press office said Francis "is...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2014 file photo, an Etihad Airways plane prepares to land at the Abu Dhabi airport in the United Arab Emirates. The capital of the United Arab Emirates became the first city to find itself exempt from a U.S. ban on laptop computers being in airplane cabins, the country’s flag carrier said Sunday. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
July 02, 2017 - 2:47 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The capital of the United Arab Emirates became the first city to be exempt from a U.S. ban on laptop computers being in the cabins of airplanes coming from the Mideast, the country's flag carrier said Sunday. Long-haul airline Etihad said it welcomed the decision...
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FILE In this file photo taken Jan.8, 2016 in Warsaw, Poland, Poland's Deputy Prime Minister and Culture Minister Piotr Glinski talks to reporters in his office. On Sunday, July 2, 2017, Glinski and UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova opened the 41st annual session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Krakow, southern Poland. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
July 02, 2017 - 2:43 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials have opened the 41st annual UNESCO World Heritage Committee's conference in Poland. The meeting will run through July 12 and debate contentious issues like Palestinian motion to deny Israel sovereignty over Jerusalem and the level of protection Poland gives its...
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July 02, 2017 - 2:43 pm
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a coroner was called to the scene of a blast believed to have been a gas explosion that leveled a Pennsylvania home. One utility worker was unaccounted for and two others were injured. The explosion was reported at about 12:15 p.m. Sunday in Manor Township near...
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July 02, 2017 - 2:36 pm
As the budget year starts most places in America, 11 states don't have budgets in place. In New Jersey, Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto are blaming each other over a government shutdown that forced a Cub Scouts group to end their state park camping trip...
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FILE - This file image released by Illumination and Universal Pictures shows the Minions in a scene from "Despicable Me 3." The Minions are still a box office force and original stories are scoring big, but not the R-rated comedy — even with Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler behind it. (Illumination and Universal Pictures via AP)
July 02, 2017 - 2:30 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Minions are still a box office force and original stories are scoring big, but not the R-rated comedy — even with Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler behind it. Studio estimates on Sunday say that Universal Pictures and Illumination's "Despicable Me 3" earned $75.4 million over the...
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A model displays a creation for Proenza Schouler during their Spring Summer 2018 fashion collection presented in Paris, Sunday, July 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 02, 2017 - 2:29 pm
PARIS (AP) — U.S. ready-to-wear brands Proenza Schouler and Rodarte switched from their regular New York slots to open Paris couture week Sunday, in a sign the business and organizational model of global fashion is evolving to meet the industry's changing needs. Here are some highlights from day...
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Police officers with the Forensics Unit leave Bronx Lebanon Hospital after a gunman opened fire and then took his own life there, Friday, June 30, 2017, in New York. The gunman, identified as Dr. Henry Bello who used to work at the hospital, returned with a rifle hidden under his white lab coat, law enforcement officials said. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
July 02, 2017 - 1:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who appears to have been the intended target of a former physician who started shooting at a New York hospital, killing one person and injuring six, said he has no idea why he would have been singled out. Dr. Kamran Ahmed told the New York Post he wasn't the only one Dr...
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