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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be cleared of sex crimes

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be cleared of sex crimes

Due to Swedish statute of limitations, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has not been charged with a crime, may be cleared of ...


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Officers shot armed man in Oswego, police say

Officers shot armed man in Oswego, police say

Aug. 29–Police officers shot an armed man early Saturday in west suburban Oswego after he allegedly raised his rifle at the officers. About 12:16 a.m. Saturday, Oswego police received a…
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Burkina Faso court rejects candidate of former ruling party

Burkina Faso court rejects candidate of former ruling party

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A court in Burkina Faso on Saturday rejected the chosen presidential candidate of the former ruling party, prompting threats of a boycott of the vote…
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International

With heavy hearts, pilots perform at NY air show after death

With heavy hearts, pilots perform at NY air show after death

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — The first-ever New York Air Show opened Saturday with a moment of silence and tributes to mark the death a day earlier of a Texas…
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As Erika weakens, some in Tampa Bay area are still worried

As Erika weakens, some in Tampa Bay area are still worried

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated Saturday, but folks in the Tampa Bay area are watching it carefully. The 9 a.m. forecast from the National Hurricane Center…
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Science & Technology

At a virtual reality expo, VR comes in many forms

At a virtual reality expo, VR comes in many forms

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A few inches above the floor, a man is suspended from a swing-like apparatus pretending he’s flying over a mountain. Around the corner, a woman is…
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Twitter sets modest goals to diversity its workforce

Twitter sets modest goals to diversity its workforce

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online messaging service discriminates against its female…
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Burkina Faso court rejects candidate of former ruling party

Burkina Faso court rejects candidate of former ruling party

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A court in Burkina Faso on Saturday rejected the chosen presidential candidate of the former ruling party, prompting threats of a boycott of the vote…
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Rowan County clerk closes office ahead of gay rights protest

Rowan County clerk closes office ahead of gay rights protest

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The Rowan County clerk at the center of a conflict over same-sex marriage and religious conscience closed her office on Saturday ahead of a rally protesting…
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Iran president opposes parliament vote on nuclear deal

Iran president opposes parliament vote on nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday he opposes a parliamentary vote on the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers because terms of the agreement would turn…
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Ridin’ with Biden? Clinton challenge a rough road for the VP

Ridin’ with Biden? Clinton challenge a rough road for the VP

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper. Joe Biden may be considering whether to enter the race for president, but he sat…
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Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico

Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico

DALLAS (AP) — Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master’s degree at Texas’ Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over…
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The Latest: Wreaths laid to remember Katrina victims

The Latest: Wreaths laid to remember Katrina victims

BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi (AP) — The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Church bells are ringing in Mississippi to mark the…
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