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  • Young wins GOP House primary, will face Dunbar

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Rep. Don Young has won the Republican nomination for U.S. House. Young faced three challengers in Tuesday night's primary, none of whom gained traction or reported much for fundraising. The 81-year-old Young is the longest-serving Republican in the House,...

  • China's latest bus fire kills 1, injures 19

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — A public bus in eastern China caught fire Wednesday in what was likely arson, killing one person and injuring 19 others, a local state-run newspaper reported. The blaze is at least the fifth bus fire this year in China. Several public attacks in recent years, including...

  • American journalist killed in Syria aware of risks

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Journalist James Foley was captured once covering the uprising in Libya so he knew the risks when he went to Syria in 2012 to cover the escalating violence there. It didn't matter. He was a journalist at heart, once saying he'd cover local news if it meant doing...

  • Prosecutor: Gunman, others dead after shooting

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Authorities on the south Oregon coast are trying to determine why a 34-year-old man lured his father to his death at a remote campsite, then drove to a beach where he shot five vehicles in a parking lot, killing a Michigan camper who was sleeping in his vehicle....

  • Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save people trapped in cars and homes. The Phoenix area was battered...

  • Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story. As he increasingly pushes his Justice Department to protect voting rights and end unfair prison sentences and police...

  • Japan trade deficit widens, exports up slightly

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit rose in July from the month before to a wider than expected 964 billion yen ($9.4 billion), though exports were higher for the first time in three months, the government said Wednesday. It was the 25th straight monthly trade deficit for the world's...

  • Official: 4 of 6 child hostages freed in Harvey

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — Negotiators worked late into the evening Tuesday in an effort to convince two men barricaded in a home in the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey to end their standoff with police and release the last of six children and two adults they took hostage. Initially,...

  • US officials: Video shows American's beheading

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants threatened to kill another captive they also...

  • American killed in Syria a journalist at heart

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Journalist James Foley, captured and held six weeks while covering the uprising in Libya, knew the risks when he went to Syria in 2012 to cover the escalating violence there. It didn't matter. He was a journalist at heart, once saying he'd cover local news if it...

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