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  • Actor arrested with Jackie Chan's son released

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    BEIJING (AP) — A Taiwanese actor arrested on drug charges along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan was released Friday after two weeks in detention, amid a broad anti-drug crackdown in China's capital that has ensnared several celebrities. Kai Ko emerged from a Beijing...

  • Israel identifies body as missing American student

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    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a recently found body has been identified after a forensic investigation as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri says the body was confirmed early on Friday morning to be...

  • North Korea yanks cheerleaders for Asian Games

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    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday it won't send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul's hostility for reversing a decision to dispatch the women dubbed by South Korean media as a "squad of beauties." Many South...

  • Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen takes crown

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    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The first Myanmar national to win an international pageant has been stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, and has allegedly run off with the expensive crown and breast implants. Her picture was blacked out on the organization's website and replaced...

  • Suds, faith found at California laundromat

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    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry. Every month, Mitchell travelled to a local laundromat in Southern California to take advantage of Laundry Love,...

  • In Texas, big school finance questions remain

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    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Pumping an extra $3.4 billion into Texas public schools didn't convince a judge that the state is adequately funding classrooms. But how much more money it will take — and how those funds should be divvied up — isn't likely to get sorted anytime soon. State...

  • NFL Preseason Capsules

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    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs. The first-round pick did not return after being struck in the left side by...

  • Carrasco helps Indians beat White Sox 3-2

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    CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Bourn and the Cleveland Indians are feeling pretty good heading into a big series with Kansas City. Bourn had two triples among his three hits, leading Carlos Carrasco and the Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Cleveland took...

  • Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

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    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history. With the virus continuing to kill in Guinea, Liberia,...

  • Beer gardens helping Milwaukee County budgets

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    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Oversized mugs of beer clink together as drinkers sitting under a canopy of trees in a Milwaukee public park listen to an accordion player. Traditional German-style beer gardens, once popular but then outlawed during Prohibition, are back in Milwaukee County. The park...

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