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APNewsBreak: Poor suburb softens on merger with Cleveland
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EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Leaders of one of Ohio's poorest cities have dropped their opposition to being annexed by neighboring Cleveland, a shift...

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'That was brutal': National Spelling Bee down to top 10
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OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Tejas Muthusamy knew he was in trouble.

The finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee were already off to an agonizing...

Correction: Commencement Speaker Costs story
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BOSTON (AP) — In a story May 20 on fees paid by colleges to commencement speakers, The Associated Press, relying on information from Rutgers...

Puerto Rico senators override veto, halt tax increase
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor has lost a battle to increase a business-to-business tax and impose a transition to a value-added...

Informant's motives questioned at Drew Peterson trial
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CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The credibility of a wire-wearing informant enlisted to ensnare Drew Peterson in a murder-for-hire plot was challenged on the...

Arkansas Democrats dropping Jefferson, Jackson from dinner
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Democratic Party on Thursday said it's dropping Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson's names from its annual...

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State Department email report complicates Clinton's message
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Clinton is telling voters not to trust Donald Trump. But a new government report about her usage of a private email server...

US senator testifies at congressman's corruption trial
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey testified for the prosecution Thursday in the trial of a congressman accused of trying to land an...

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Former Marine freed from prison in Iran attends memorial
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former U.S. Marine who was jailed in Iran for more than four years until his January release said Memorial Day is...

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The Latest: Police: 2 men wanted to steal, sell exec's SUV
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WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of ex-coal chief executive Bennett Hatfield in southern West Virginia (all times...