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Baton Rouge to continue to mourn officers slain in ambush
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The city of Baton Rouge will continue to memorialize officers slain in a shoot-out outside a convenience store just a week ago with funeral services planned Monday for police officer Montrell Jackson.
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Burned body found as wildfire burns near Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of homes remained evacuated Sunday as two massive wildfires raged in tinder-dry California hills and canyons, and authorities said a burned body was found in one neighborhood swept by the flames.
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Burned body found as wildfire burns near Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A burned body was found Saturday at the scene of a brushfire north of Los Angeles that has scorched 31 square miles and prompted the evacuation of 1,500 homes, authorities said.
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The Latest: Burned body found at California fire scene
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):
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Authorities say burned body found at scene of Southern California wildfire
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say burned body found at scene of Southern California wildfire.
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As Democratic convention nears, excessive heat settles in
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As thousands of delegates arrive in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, it's not just politics they have to contend with — it's also the hot and sticky weather.
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Mountain guide falls to his death while leading group
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — A guide who was leading tourists down Grand Teton mountain has died.
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Shooting at Texas apartment complex leaves 4 dead
BASTROP, Texas (AP) — A shooting at a Texas apartment complex on Saturday left four people dead including the suspected shooter, police said.
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No surprise sheriff's deputy died helping fellow officers
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy killed last Sunday ran to help another officer when he could have stayed safe in the convenience store where he was working off-duty, a minister said at his funeral Saturday.
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The Latest: Texas shooting dead are 1 man, 2 women, 1 child
BASTROP, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Bastrop, Texas: (all times local):
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AP EXPLAINS: For 69 years, Kashmir is torn by deadly strife
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — When news spread that Indian troops had killed 22-year-old Burhan Wani, a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest rebel group on July 8, the public response was spontaneous and massive. Tens of thousands
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No ASEAN consensus on South China Sea row _ for now
VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — Southeast Asia's main grouping failed to reach a consensus on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea, intensifying a diplomatic stalemate that officials said they hope to resolve in further
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After Obama's green light, Afghan forces on the offensive
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants with a new offensive next week against Islamic State group loyalists, an assault that will see
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Prosecutor: Venezuela first lady's nephews confess drug deal
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Two nephews of Venezuela's powerful first lady confessed to trying to smuggle 800 kilograms (1,763 pounds) of cocaine into the U.S., according to prosecutors in the politically-charged case.
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Iraq: Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 11 people
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked a security check point in northern Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 11 people, Iraqi officials said.
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Saudi official makes rare Jerusalem visit, meets Israelis
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Foreign Ministry says a senior official has met with a visiting former military general from Saudi Arabia. The meeting marks a rare public engagement between countries that have no official relations.
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Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings
MUNICH (AP) — The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked
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Afghanistan marks day of national mourning after huge attack
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan marked a national day of mourning on Sunday, a day after at least 80 people were killed by a suicide bomber attack on a peaceful demonstration. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group.
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After Munich shooting, tearful witnesses linger at scene
MUNICH (AP) — It was the beginning of a typical Friday night out. Crowds streamed through Munich's glass-and-concrete Olympia Shopping Mall, while across the street, a mostly young crowd relaxed in a McDonald's restaurant.
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US researcher: Young shooters tend to research role models
MILAN (AP) — The U.S. psychologist who wrote a book about school shootings that investigators found in the Munich gunman's room says researching other mass killers can be a warning sign since young gunmen often are looking for role models — but it's
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