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Police: Man accused of threat to Jewish center…

Police say a man accused of posting what they believe was a threat to a Jewish center in Ohio on Instagram has been arrested on charges of telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's governor during…

Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by Hurricane Katrina, has died at 76

4 Louisiana men to plead guilty in Mississippi…

Four Louisiana men to plead guilty to charges they tried to bribe a Mississippi sheriff, seeking lucrative jail contracts to sell inmates phone service and commissary goods

Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown…

An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization has lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar, marine traffic monitoring data showed late Sunday

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Police: Men with guns in Missouri Walmart broke no laws

Two men with handguns in their waistbands caused concern when they entered a Walmart in the Kansas City area, but police say they were there just to buy ammunition for target practice

'We survived!' Collapsing glacier soaks kayakers

Chunks of falling glacier caused a massive wave that came straight at a pair of kayakers in Alaska.

Trump dismisses worries of recession, says…

Trump says the economy is "doing very well" and is dismissing concerns of recession, offering an optimistic outlook after last week's steep drop in the financial markets

Scary Post Puts White Nationalist Behind Bars

Police arrested a 20-year-old white man Saturday over an Instagram post suggesting he was about to shoot up a synagogue, CNN reports. James Patrick Reardon was booked in Ohio after weeks of worry over his plans. On July 11, he posted an Instagram video of a man shooting a rifle...

Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to…

The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever

Motorcycle Crash Claims Life of Football 'Legend'

A former NFL running back and Texas Longhorn "legend" lost his life in a Saturday night motorcycle crash, CNN reports. Cedric Benson was only 36. He had posted an image of his BMW motorcycle on Instagram just hours before the west Austin accident, adding heart emojis and the words, "My...

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Sudan Army And Civilian Protest Leaders Sign…

​The agreement calls for the creation of an 11-member council that will rule the country during a three-year period before elections take place.

Tesla restarts its solar-panel business, offers rental plans

Tesla will let customers in some states rent solar panels instead of buying rooftop systems

Bail set at $200,000 for NYC subway scare…

Bail has been set at $200,000 for a homeless man from West Virginia who was charged with placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station

'Walk of Shame' Triggers Probe by Texas Rangers

Two mounted cops who led a black man by rope won't be the subject of a criminal investigation—but his family is still crying foul over the incident, ABC News reports. The white Texas officers arrested Donald Neely, 43, on criminal trespass charges, tied a rope to his handcuffs, and...

Sacramento files lawsuit to ban 7 men from…

The city of Sacramento has filed an unusual lawsuit to ban seven men considered to be a "public nuisance" from a popular business corridor

AP Exclusive: US talks secretly to Venezuela…

AP Exclusive: A senior administration official says the U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela's socialist party boss

2 moms charged in adoption scams were Florida jail inmates

Authorities say two Florida women scammed two couples in similar adoption cases that began when they were pregnant inmates

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Man found dead in underpass after Istanbul floods

A homeless man was found in the Unkapani district, apparently drowned, after heavy rain caused extensive damage