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A former cop who killed shares lessons on deadly force

AP Photo/Martha Irvine LOS ANGELES (AP) — It all happened in seconds. But those brief moments would forever change life for David Klinger, a self-described “beach kid” who’d dreamt of being a police officer since he was a kid. He’d entered the Los...
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Tunisian police hunt for accomplices in deadly beach attack

AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic SOUSSE, Tunisia (AP) — Investigators are searching for one or more accomplices in an attack on a luxury hotel in a Tunisian beach resort that killed at least 38 people, some of them sunbathers on the beach, an official said Sunday. The father and...
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Swedish woman’s Wall Street dream led to $850M lawsuit

AP Photo/Frank Franklin II NEW YORK (AP) — She was a young woman from a tiny Swedish town who aspired to work on Wall Street. He was a married man from China who owned a Manhattan investment consulting firm. The intersection of their lives led to an $850 million lawsuit and...

Anthony Doerr wins Carnegie Medal for fiction

NEW YORK (AP) — Readers and critics love Anthony Doerr’s “All the Light We Cannot See.” And so do librarians. Doerr’s World War II novel, a best-seller awarded the Pulitzer Prize in April, has won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction....
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Dalai Lama joins Patti Smith on Glastonbury festival stage

AP Photo/Jim Ross LONDON (AP) — One of the most talked-about appearances at Britain’s Glastonbury music festival wasn’t a singer or rocker – it was the Dalai Lama. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, who appeared at the festival for the first time, spoke...
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VA aims to help homeless, at-risk veterans find stable jobs

AP Photo/John Minchillo CINCINNATI (AP) — David Bowles is excitedly making plans to move from a homeless shelter to an apartment of his own in a few weeks, thanks to a new Department of Veterans Affairs program helping homeless veterans find long-term employment....
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Time will tell if furling the rebel flag means deeper change

AP Photo/Albert Cesare BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real change in a region known for fiercely defending its complex traditions, or simply the work of...
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Argentina leads final 4 in Copa America semifinals

AP Photo/Andre Penner SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The Copa America semifinals are again missing a local favorite. Argentina did its part, but Brazil – as in the World Cup a year ago, and in this same South American championship four years ago – no longer shines like...
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AP-GfK Poll: Americans show strong support for home Olympics

AP Photo/Charles Krupa While Bostonians are hesitant to host the Olympics, Americans across the country overwhelmingly support the idea of the games on home turf, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. The support decreases when people are asked if they would want the...
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Luke Bryan, Paisley, Bentley headline 1st NYC country fest

AP Photo/Andy Kropa NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Apple has a country music radio station, and country music stars of all sizes regularly perform and sell out New York City: Shania Twain is headlining Madison Square Garden this week. Yet for all the music festivals the city...