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Concert review: Jake Owen's show full of surprises

Those who attended Country Jam USA on Friday are not likely to forget Jake Owen’s headlining set any time soon.

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Ex-KKK leader David Duke runs for U.S. Senate

BATON ROUGE, La. — Declaring “the climate of this country has moved in my direction,” white supremacist David Duke registered Friday for Louisiana’s U.

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Heat, humidity sticks to nearly all of U.S.

WASHINGTON — Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the country is leaving few places to hide. Not even the cool of night.

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Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be suspended, possibly forever

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — The more than two-year-long hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be suspended once the current search area in the Indian Ocean has been

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Manson follower Leslie Van Houten denied parole

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who is

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Obama denies U.S. was involved in failed coup

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday denied prior knowledge or involvement by the U.S. in last week’s failed coup attempt in Turkey, saying reports to

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Clinton taps Kaine as VP

ORLANDO, Florida — Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial

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Trump adds fuel to Cruz feud day after convention wraps

CLEVELAND — Hours after delivering a disciplined, for him, if doom-filled speech to accept the presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention,

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Gunman kills 9 in Munich, then himself

MUNICH — An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald’s Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16

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Brian Westrate's GOP convention blog: Cruz disappointed, Trump excited

Editor’s note: This piece was written Friday by Brian Westrate, chairman of Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District Republican Party and a delegate at the

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Astronaut John Glenn's historic flight plan sold for $67K

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In-flight instructions used by astronaut John Glenn during his historic 1962 Mercury spaceflight have been sold at auction.

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Reports: 6 dead in Munich mall shooting; manhunt underway

MUNICH (AP) — A manhunt was underway Friday for a shooter or shooters who opened fire at a shopping mall in Munich, killing six people and wounding others, police and

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Ex-KKK leader David Duke registers to run for US Senate

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, an avowed white supremacist, officially signed up Friday to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.

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Colorado town awaits test results of pot ingredient in water

HUGO, Colo. (AP) — Bottled water was distributed to residents of the small Colorado town of Hugo on Friday as officials investigate the possibility that a marijuana

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John Edwards' former mistress says she'll always love him

NEW YORK (AP) — The former mistress of one-time Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards says she “will always love” him and they’re “great

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