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  • Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria

    BEIRUT – The Islamic State group said Tuesday that its spokesman and senior commander has been killed while overseeing military operations in northern ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • Good boy! Dogs really do know what you're saying, study suggests

    BERLIN – Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: Man's best friend really does understand some of what we'r ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Phoenix sheriff Joe Arpaio enters primary amid toughest campaign yet

    PHOENIX – Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces three Republican challengers in Tuesday's primary in what has turned out to be the toughest election in his 23 year ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Brazil's president proclaims innocence at impeachment trial

    BRASILIA, Brazil – In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Prayer or politics? Evangelist rallying Christians in Boston

    BOSTON – The son of famed evangelist Billy Graham is holding a mass prayer rally in Boston as part of a 50-state tour to urge evangelicals to vote.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land

    NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Even as Rhode Island makes history as the first U.S. state with an offshore wind farm, its people are not so fond of wind tur ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Trump stand-ins struggle to defend nominee

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump isn’t making it easy for top supporters and advisers, from his running mate on down, to defend him or explain some campaign ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Italy probes whether negligence played role in earthquake toll

    AMATRICE, Italy – Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high de ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:41 am
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