• Rhode Island Hospital renews $600,000 grant for trauma study

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Hospital has renewed funding for its trauma and inflammation research training fellowship. The $600,000 award from the National Institutes of Health will support scientists and clinicians studying trauma-related diseases and how the body reacts to...

  • Trump fires adviser after racially charged Facebook posts

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has fired a campaign aide after racially charged Facebook posts surfaced on the aide's account. The Trump campaign says longtime aide Sam Nunberg was fired. The website Business Insider reported the posts Friday. They...

  • Board: Acupuncturist negligent in giving bee sting therapy

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — An acupuncturist in Southern California could have his medical license suspended by state regulators who say he used bee stings to treat patients and didn't have an allergic reaction kit in his office. Xin Sheng "Tom" Zhou has been using bee sting therapy to...

  • Mali: 2 soldiers killed in convoy ambush

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Two Malian soldiers were killed and five were injured when their convoy was ambushed in the center of the country, a defense official said Sunday. The attack occurred Saturday on the road between the central towns of Nampala and Diabaly, roughly 400 kilometers (250...

  • Park wins Women's British Open, captures 4th different major

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — As Inbee Park hunted down Jin-Young Ko in the final stretch of the Women's British Open, it quickly became clear which South Korean was the rookie and which was the player about to add another chapter in golf's record book. The top-ranked Park picked up...

  • Israeli premier vows 'zero tolerance' for Jewish extremists

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's security cabinet approved new measures Sunday against Israelis who attack Palestinians, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government will have "zero tolerance" for Jewish extremists. The tough talk follows a pair of attacks last week that shocked...

  • Gypsies' plight emphasized on Roma Holocaust Day

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    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Europe's top human right official drew attention to the abuses and discrimination faced by the Roma minority as Europe commemorated the tens of thousands of Gypsies killed during World War II. The European Parliament has designated Aug. 2 as Roma Holocaust...

  • Iran's president says nuclear deal achieves goals

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    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says his country achieved its main goals in the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers last month. In a national address late Sunday, he says the accord recognizes Iran's right to enrich uranium and lifts international...

  • Nuns' tipoff leads Spanish police to arrest 212 for fraud

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    MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say a congregation of nuns in the southern city of Granada led them to an organization that allegedly defrauded as many as 7,000 victims of up to 7 million euros ($7.7 million). Police said in a statement Sunday they have arrested 212 suspects who...

  • GOP hopefuls prep for first 2016 debate_and Donald Trump

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidates dismissed the dominance of Donald Trump in early primary polling, scrambling to position themselves days before their first debate. While candidates and their teams have spent hours privately strategizing how best to tackle the...

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