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In this photograph released by the state-run Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, left, and Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al Sabah, right, walk together on an airport tarmac, on Al Thani’s arrival in Kuwait. Qatar's foreign minister, carrying a handwritten letter from the country's ruling emir arrived in Kuwait amid a diplomatic crisis engulfing his nation. (KUNA via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 6:23 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the crisis between four major Arab nations and the tiny Persian Gulf country of Qatar (all times local): 1:20 a.m. China's U.N. ambassador says the best way to resolve the crisis between four major Arab nations and the Persian Gulf country of Qatar is for the...
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Col. Serhiy Demydiuk, the head of Ukraine's national CyberPolice unit talks during an interview with the Associated Press in his office in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, July 3, 2017. The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, Col. Serhiy Demydiuk suggested Monday. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
July 03, 2017 - 6:16 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine's CyberPolice suggested Monday. Col. Serhiy Demydiuk, the head of Ukraine's national...
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July 03, 2017 - 6:11 pm
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a nurse stabbed at a Pennsylvania hospital had earlier treated the man who was arrested and charged with attempted homicide. Police in Bethlehem said the male nurse was stabbed at about 9:30 p.m. Friday at Lehigh Valley Health Network-Muhlenberg. A hospital...
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July 03, 2017 - 5:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Horowitz, who oversaw programming and digital news operations for Fox Sports, was abruptly fired Monday after two years on the job. The move was "fully warranted," Daniel Petrocelli, a lawyer for Fox Sports, said in a statement released Monday by the company. He didn't...
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Lucio Ortiz shops for marijuana at The Source dispensary, Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Las Vegas. Recreational marijuana became legal in Nevada on Saturday. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 03, 2017 - 5:40 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Recreational marijuana sales have exceeded the expectations of Las Vegas area store owners. Eager pot customers on Monday again lined up before dispensaries opened their doors. That's after thousands swarmed the pot stores over the weekend. Nevada on Saturday became the fifth state...
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July 03, 2017 - 5:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Horowitz, who oversaw programming and digital news operations for Fox Sports, was abruptly fired Monday after two years on the job. The move was "fully warranted," Daniel Petrocelli, a lawyer for Fox Sports, said in a statement released Monday by the company. He didn't...
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This photo provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office in Decatur, Ill., shows Brendt Christensen, the suspect in the kidnapping of visiting University of Illinois Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang. At Christensen's first court appearance at federal court in Urbana, Ill., Monday, July 3, 2017, a judge ordered Christensen held without bond. Authorities said facts in the case indicate the Zhang is dead, although her body hasn't been found. (Macon County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 4:42 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered outside a federal courthouse Monday as the suspect in the kidnapping of a Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois made his first appearance since being arrested last week. During the nine-minute hearing, 28-year-old Brendt Christensen acknowledged to...
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New Jersey State Park police block the entrance to Bulls Island state recreation area during the state government shutdown in Stockton, N.J. , Sunday, July 2, 2017. New Jersey's government shutdown dragged into a second day Sunday without a resolution to the stalemate between a defiant Republican Gov. Chris Christie and an unmoving Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto. (Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 4:42 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's assembly speaker said Monday he's drafting a bill to address the state's largest health insurer and satisfy his fellow Democrats and Republican Gov. Chris Christie in an effort to resolve the budget stalemate that has mired the state in a three-day government...
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In this June 28, 2017 photo, a white deer stands in a field with orange butterfly weed at the Seneca Army Depot in upstate New York. Public bus tours to view a rare herd of ghostly white deer at a former World War II Army weapons depot are slated to begin fall 2017. The white deer roaming the 7,000-acre Seneca Army Depot in the Finger Lakes have been off-limits to the public for decades, save for glimpses through the surrounding chain-link fence. (Dennis Money via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 3:55 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A rare herd of ghostly white deer that have been kept mostly from public view for decades are no longer off-limits. The herd at a former World War II Army weapons depot in upstate New York will be available for public viewing through bus tours slated to begin in the fall. The...
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July 03, 2017 - 3:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Ryan, an actress and comedian who gained fame with impersonations of celebrities on YouTube, has died. She was 33. Los Angeles County coroner's spokesman Ed Winter says Ryan died Saturday at her home in Los Angeles. He says her death has been ruled a suicide after the...
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