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By admin On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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China fires back at US accusations over aerial encounter

BEIJING (AP) - China is denying that its fighter jet pilots acted dangerously during an encounter with a U.S. surveillance plane in international airspace in which the American pilot took evasive action to avoid More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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US safety board to detail findings of deadly NY train crash

NEW YORK (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board is scheduled to meet and detail a probe into a 2015 crash between a commuter train and an SUV that killed six people in the New York suburbs, a day after More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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US soldier pleads not guilty to support for Islamic State

HONOLULU (AP) - A U.S. Army soldier based in Hawaii pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of attempting to support the Islamic State group. Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was arraigned in federal court in Honolulu after More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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92-year-old WWII veteran attacked trying to defend US flag

KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - A 92-year-old Marine veteran has been injured while trying to defend the U.S. flag outside his Texas home. Howard Banks fought in World War II and was left legally blind by a flare on Iwo Jima. More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Charlie Gard’s parents drop battle to bring baby to US

LONDON — The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for experimental treatment after new medical tests showed it could no longer help. Lawyer More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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US student freed after week held in China over taxi dispute

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that drew More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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US official: 17 people rescued from tractor-trailer at San Antonio Walmart are considered in life-th

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - US official: 17 people rescued from tractor-trailer at San Antonio Walmart are considered in life-threatening condition. More...

By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Some urge sprinkler mandates across US after Honolulu fire

HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. has a mixed bag of laws on whether older high-rise apartment buildings must install fire sprinklers that weren't required when the towers were first built. Many cities - including New York, More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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US fines American, Frontier and Delta over rule violations

Three U.S. airlines have agreed to each pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines to settle government claims that they violated rules aimed at protecting consumers. The Transportation Department detailed the More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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US states vie for big Foxconn display panel factory

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say More...