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Australian farmer says human orthopedic plate found in croc

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian crocodile farmer who found an orthopedic plate inside a croc's stomach said Thursday that he had been told the surgical device was from a person's body and had been contacted by relatives of missing people...

 

Katy Perry, others must pay $2.78M for copying song

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry, her collaborators and her record label must pay more than $2.78 million because the pop star's 2013 hit "Dark Horse" copied a Christian rap song, a jury decided Thursday. It was an underdog victory for rapper Marcus...

 

Iran president: US sanctions on foreign minister 'childish'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country's foreign minister, describing the move Thursday as "childish" and a barrier to diplomacy. Hassan Rouhani's remarks came after the T...

 

Trump says he'd rather rallygoers not chant 'Send her back!'

CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would "prefer" that his supporters at a rally Thursday night don't engage in a "Send her back!" chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism for not doing more to stop...

 

Phoenix video stirs up ghosts of Southwest's segregated past

PHOENIX (AP) — Three American Legion posts stand within miles of each other in central Phoenix, a curious reminder of how segregation once ruled the U.S. Southwest as well as the Deep South. Soldiers returning after World War I in 1919 chartered...

 

Once a retail shrine , flagship stores lose their shine

NEW YORK (AP) — It used to be considered the retailer's crown jewel — a large format store on a swank corridor that showed off the best of what a brand had to offer. But now the so-called flagship store is disappearing from high-profile shopping...

 

AP Analysis: Biden wrestles with his Obama problem

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden came to the debate stage with stats and one-liners aimed at the feisty group of challengers. But the weapon he used the most was just two words: Barack Obama. On health care, immigration, and civil rights, Biden deflecte...

 

Leaders of religious right balk at labeling Trump a racist

NEW YORK (AP) — Many religious leaders have strongly condemned President Donald Trump's disparaging remarks about minority members of Congress. Prominent figures on the religious right have not joined in, instead maintaining public silence or...

 

Trump says he'll put 10% tariffs on remaining China imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intensified pressure Thursday on China to reach a trade deal by saying he will impose 10% tariffs Sept. 1 on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he hasn't already taxed. The move immediately sent...

 

Walloped by heat wave, Greenland sees massive ice melt

BERLIN (AP) — The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island's ice sheet and causing massive ice loss in the Arctic. Greenland, the world's...

 

GOP pushes immigration bill, skirting rules as Dems protest

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee upended the rules Thursday for immigration legislation that would extend family detentions as chairman Lindsey Graham muscled the measure forward over the objections of Democrats....

 

Hard-won budget, debt deal clears Senate, advances to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump's endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending increases for the Pentagon and domestic agencies. The...

 

2 Dillinger relatives doubt body in grave is the gangster

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two relatives of notorious 1930s gangster John Dillinger who plan to have his remains exhumed as part of a television documentary say they have "evidence" the body buried in an Indianapolis cemetery may not be him and that FBI...

 

Fed chief struggles to manage a wild card: Trump trade wars

WASHINGTON (AP) — After the Federal Reserve cut interest rates Wednesday for the first time in a decade, Chairman Jerome Powell made a striking acknowledgement: In the Trump era, the Fed faces a steep learning curve. The Fed is supposed to set...

 

Syria says it agrees to cease-fire in rebel stronghold

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's government said it has agreed to a conditional cease-fire starting late Thursday in northwestern Syria, according to state media. Government troops and allied Russia warplanes have been carrying out a three-month offe...

 
 By ROB MAADDI    Sports    August 2, 2019

Ryan Leaf uses his story to help other former NFL players

Ryan Leaf spent most of his time in prison alone and angry until a military veteran persuaded the former No. 2 overall NFL draft pick to stop self-loathing long enough to help fellow inmates learn to read. Now the once-star college quarterback who...

 

Gunmaker asks US Supreme Court to hear Sandy Hook appeal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal Thursday of a state ruling against the company. Remington Arms, based in Madison, North Carolina, cited...

 

Rebel missile, suicide attack kill dozens in Yemen's port

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's main southern city of Aden was shaken by double attacks Thursday, as a missile fired by rebels hit a military parade and suicide bombers blasted a police station. At least 51 people were killed in the deadliest day in...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Persistent distortions on migrants, economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the Democratic presidential contenders dug in their heels with unsupported rhetoric about immigration, the economy and more in the final debate before the stage shrinks. Several persisted in their distorted depiction of...

 

Officials: Cherokee Nation homes to be restored in $30M plan

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — The Cherokee Nation will overhaul hundreds of tribal homes, remodel community buildings and generate construction jobs across northeastern Oklahoma under a $30 million rehabilitation plan, officials said. The Housing, Jobs...

 

Oklahoma native, 1 of last known USS Arizona survivors, dies

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma native who was one of the last known survivors of the U.S.S. Arizona during the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has died. Daughter Pat Cunanan says Lonnie David "L.D." Cook died Wednesday at age 98 in...

 

Prosecutor seeks to quash police video of fatal shooting

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor is asking a court to prohibit the release of a police video of a fatal shooting by officers. Officers, including the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, were involved in the July 17 fatal shooting of 35-year-old...

 

Kansas, Missouri truce over jobs conflict appears shaky

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The governors in Kansas and Missouri have moved to end an economic "border war" that has gained their states unwanted national attention for using millions of dollars in incentives to entice companies into shifting jobs close...

 

Man given probation after solicitation of child sex

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 67-year-old Wichita man who tried to have sex with a 13-year-old girl has been sentenced to three years of probation. Sedgwick County records show Raymundo Arroyo Sanchez was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to...

 

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