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    Report: More than half of hate crimes in US go unreported

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The majority of hate crimes experienced by U.S. residents over a 12-year period were not reported to police, according to a new federal report released Thursday that stoked advocates’ concerns about ongoing tensions between law enforcement and black and Latino communities. More than half of the 250,000 hate crimes that took place […]
  • South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, with his wife Kim Jung-sook, and Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert B. Neller, center, place their hands over their hard during the playing of national anthems for South Korea and the United States during a ceremony at the "Chosin Few Battle Monument," at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Triangle, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) National News

    South Korean leader looks for common ground with Trump

    WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea’s new leader vowed to stand firmly with President Donald Trump against North Korea, playing down his past advocacy of a softer approach toward the nuclear-armed nation as he made his first visit as president to Washington. President Moon Jae-in offered an emotional tribute Wednesday to Marines who fought in a […]
  • Sudanese activist Tayeb Ibrahim, who had worked to expose Sudanese abuses in the volatile South Kordofan province and hopes to see family living in the U.S. state of Iowa, watches television with his son Mohammed, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Dozens of Sudanese activists living in Egypt as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamic militias and were close to approval for resettlement in the United States, now face legal limbo in Egypt after the Supreme Court partially reinstated President Donald Trump's travel ban. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil) Lifestyle

    Partial US travel restrictions going into effect Thursday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a “close” family or business tie to the United States. The move came after the Supreme Court partially restored President Donald Trump’s executive order that was widely criticized as a ban on […]
  • President Donald Trump answers a question about health care during a meeting with the 2016 World Series Champions Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) National News

    GOP ponders whether Trump helps sell health care

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a platform most politicians can only hope for: A captivated, 6,000-person crowd and more than an hour of live, prime-time television coverage to hype the Republican vision for a new health care system. But when President Donald Trump got around to talking about the Republican plan — about 15 minutes […]
  • A fire burns near Mayer, Ariz, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, as seen from Spring Valley, Ariz. The fire has burned over 28 square miles (73 square kilometers). More than 500 firefighters are battling the blaze that's near the small town where 19 members of an elite firefighting unit were killed while battling a blaze four years ago. (AP Photo/Matt York) National News

    Arizona braces for winds as wildfires sweep West

    PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Jill Baker grabbed her dogs and took refuge at a high school after a raging fire forced her northern Arizona town to evacuate. Baker was one of nearly 2,000 people who fled a wildfire that has charred 32 square miles (83 square kilometers) of dense shrubbery over the same area […]
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    Ohio Senate passes bill named for woman set on fire by ex

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Legislation inspired by a woman who was set on fire by her ex-boyfriend has unanimously passed the Ohio Senate the day after her death was announced. The bill, named “Judy’s Law,” would require six additional years in prison for crimes that permanently maim or disfigure victims. The Senate passed the bill […]
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    Police: Man cited for keeping wild deer in New York house

    JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has been cited for keeping a wild deer on the second floor of his home. State Department of Environmental Conservation Officer Jerry Kinney says his office received a complaint that a neighbor was harboring a wild animal in his Jamestown house. The resident told responding officers he […]
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    Police: Man dragged out of car, beaten in road rage attack

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a man was dragged out of his car and beaten in an apparent case of road rage. A witness tells WTNH-TV (http://bit.ly/2sTLhwe ) the 53-year-old man slammed on his brakes during a green light at a New Haven intersection Tuesday to avoid hitting people crossing the […]
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    Owner of loose bull that caused fatal crash gets probation

    RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The owner of a bull that wandered out on a road and caused a fatal car crash in Vermont has been sentenced to probation. Craig Mosher was sentenced to 6 to 12 months of probation and 50 hours of community service on Wednesday for the crash that killed 62-year-old Jon Michael […]
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    Indiana woman faces 130 years in killing of her 2 children

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman who admitted to fatally smothering her two children faces 130 years in prison for those killings. Thirty-year-old Amber Pasztor of Fort Wayne was scheduled to be sentenced Thursday in Elkhart County for the deaths of 7-year-old Lilliana Hernandez and 6-year-old Rene Pasztor. She pleaded guilty but mentally […]