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July 02, 2017 - 2:34 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Sunday its recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will be recycled and sold starting this week in South Korea. The Galaxy Note FE phone, using unused parts in the recalled Note 7 smartphones, will go on sale in South Korea on Friday at 700,000 won ($611),...
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, left, exits prison after his sentence, in Ramle, Israel, Sunday, July 2, 2017. The parole board of Israel's Prison Service has granted Olmert early release from prison. Prison Service spokesman Assaf Librati says the board granted Olmert's request to reduce a third of his 27-month incarceration sentence. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
July 02, 2017 - 2:26 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was released from prison early Sunday days after a parole board granted him early release from his 27-month corruption sentence. Prison Service spokesman Assaf Librati said Olmert, 71, was whisked away by Israel's security service after his...
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July 02, 2017 - 2:16 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV says a series of car bomb explosions have rocked the capital, resulting in multiple casualties. It says a suicide car bomber struck near Tahreer Square in central Damascus early Sunday, and that two other bombs went off after security forces chased other attackers. It...
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Jeff Horn of Australia celebrates after beating Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, July 2, 2017. Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision in a Sunday afternoon bout billed as the Battle of Brisbane in front of more than 50,000 people. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)
July 02, 2017 - 2:01 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Manny Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Jeff Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision in a Sunday afternoon bout billed as the Battle of Brisbane in front of more than 51,000 people. The 11-time world champion entered the fight at Suncorp Stadium as a...
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July 02, 2017 - 1:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics says its recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will be recycled and sold starting this week. The South Korean company says the Galaxy Note FE phone, using unused parts in the recalled smartphones, will go on sale in South Korea on Friday at 700,000 won ($611),...
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Jeff Horn of Australia celebrates after beating Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, July 2, 2017. Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision in a Sunday afternoon bout billed as the Battle of Brisbane in front of more than 50,000 people. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)
July 02, 2017 - 1:39 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Manny Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Jeff Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision in a Sunday afternoon bout billed as the Battle of Brisbane in front of more than 50,000 people. The 11-time world champion entered the fight at Suncorp Stadium as a...
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The Power Ultra Lounge in downtown Little Rock, Ark., was the scene of a mass shooting during a rap concert early Saturday, July 1, 2017. Little Rock's police chief says investigators believe a shooting at the nightclub where more than two dozen people were injured may be gang-related. All of the victims were expected to survive the shooting. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
July 02, 2017 - 1:36 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The landlord that owns the Little Rock nightclub where a shooting resulted in 28 people being injured officially evicted the club. The volley of gunfire inside the Power Ultra Lounge early Saturday came so fast that investigators believe multiple people had to have been...
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, left, exits prison after his sentence, in Ramle, Israel, Sunday, July 2, 2017. The parole board of Israel's Prison Service has granted Olmert early release from prison. Prison Service spokesman Assaf Librati says the board granted Olmert's request to reduce a third of his 27-month incarceration sentence. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
July 02, 2017 - 1:35 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was released from prison early Sunday days after a parole board granted him early release from his 27-month corruption sentence. Prison Service spokesman Assaf Librati said Olmert, 71, was whisked away by Israel's security service after his...
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Yingying Zhang's father Ronggao Zhang, left, and her friend Xiaolin Hou carry the banner as community members join together to walk for Yingying, a Chinese scholar who went missing three weeks ago, Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Urbana, Ill. Illinois students and others from the wider community are gathering at the Urbana-Champaign campus to show support for the Chinese scholar who disappeared three weeks ago. (Holly Hart/The News-Gazette via AP)
July 02, 2017 - 1:23 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The 28-year-old Illinois man charged with kidnapping a Chinese scholar now believed to be dead was among a select few admitted to the University of Illinois' highly competitive physics graduate program in 2013. Brendt Allen Christensen originally planned to earn a doctorate degree,...
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The Power Ultra Lounge in downtown Little Rock, Ark., was the scene of a mass shooting during a rap concert early Saturday, July 1, 2017. Little Rock's police chief says investigators believe a shooting at the nightclub where more than two dozen people were injured may be gang-related. All of the victims were expected to survive the shooting. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)
July 02, 2017 - 1:20 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The landlord that owns the Little Rock nightclub where a shooting resulted in 28 people being injured officially evicted the club. The volley of gunfire inside the Power Ultra Lounge early Saturday came so fast that investigators believe multiple people had to have been...
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