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Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox

Battle For Fox

Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox’s entertainment businesses, setting up a battle...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 17, the 168th day of 2018. There are 197 days left in the year. This is Father’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 17, 1775, the Revolutionary War Battle of Bunker Hill resulted in a costly victory for the British, who suffered heavy losses. On this...


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Remnants of hurricane help crews in Colorado, Wyoming fires

Western Wildfires

A welcome dose of rain spawned by a hurricane that churned through the Pacific has given a boost in the battle against two large wildfires in Colorado and Wyoming.


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Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

APTOPIX US Open Golf-1

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — One was about power. The other was about patience. Brooks Koepka has a game for the U.S. Open no matter the course, no matter the test, no matter the circumstances. He never lost hope when he began his title defense with a 75 and was 7-over par midway through the second...


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The Latest: Event on verge of being shut down before gunfire

Art All Night Shooting Trenton

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a New Jersey arts festival (all times local): 5 p.m. Authorities say a number of fistfights broke out at an all-night New Jersey arts festival and the event was on the verge of being shut down when gunfire erupted, killing a suspect and injuring 22...


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Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Immigration Holding Facility

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets. One teenager told an...


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5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

Immigrant Chase-Fatal Crash

BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) — At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during a suspected “smuggling event” crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas, authorities said. The SUV carrying 14 people went out of control...


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Midwestern states endure flash flooding, heat wave

Severe Weather

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Lines of thunderstorms crawled across northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin on Sunday after overnight flash flooding washed out roads and highways, as a heat wave sent temperatures into the high 90s elsewhere in the Midwest. The National Weather Service issued flood...


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Battle rages in Iowa for elusive independent voters

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. DUBUQUE, Iowa - Abby Finkenauer says she’s running for Congress to represent hard-working Iowans who just want “enough money at the end of the week to send their kids to baseball and softball practice and buy a case of beer.” Rod Blum, the two-term Republican...


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CORRECTS: Brooks Koepka wins US Open for 2nd straight year, becoming 7th player to go

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — CORRECTS: Brooks Koepka wins US Open for 2nd straight year, becoming 7th player to go back-to-back. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said Koepka was 6th player to go back-to-back )


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Protections for immigrants erode under Trump since inaugural

Immigration Separated Families

Erosion of immigrant protections began when Trump took office and continued for months.


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