Trump finds it 'inconceivable' lawyer would tape a client

Donald Trump says he finds it "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client
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'Wonder Woman,' 'Aquaman' and 'Shazam!" thrill Comic-Con

'Wonder Woman,' 'Aquaman' and 'Shazam!" thrill Comic-Con audience during Warner Bros. panel
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Oregon governor invokes emergency declaration as fires rage

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act allowing state officials to mobilize additional workers to battle a combination of blazes in a southwestern part of the state
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The Latest: Trump says 'inconceivable' lawyer taped him

Donald Trump says he finds it "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client
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Town commemorates 100th anniversary of German attack

A Cape Cod town is celebrating the hundredth anniversary of the only enemy attack on American soil during World War I
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Maine native "honored" that Russia wants to interrogate him

A Maine native is among the U.S. officials that Russian President Vladimir Putin says he'd like his prosecutors to interrogate
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NAACP, Mormon church partnering on initiatives in East Coast

The Mormon church is teaming up with the NAACP on a new education and employment program on the East Coast, an outgrowth from the first official meeting between the two groups in May
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Survivors recount deadly Missouri duck boat sinking

An Indiana woman whose nine family members were killed when a Missouri duck boat sank says the last thing she heard before a huge wave swept over them was her sister-in-law yelling, "Grab the baby!"
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Police: 1 pedestrian dead in morning crash

Police say a man died from injuries he received in an early morning crash involving a pick-up truck
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Citing Florida law, sheriff won't arrest parking lot shooter

A Florida sheriff says that due to the state's self-defense laws he will not arrest a man who killed a man during an argument over a parking space
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Ruling: New Mexico funding for public schools is inadequate

A state judge has ruled that New Mexico is violating the rights of at-risk students by failing to provide adequate funding for public schools
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2 more firefighters hurt battling blaze near Yosemite

A California forest fire just west of Yosemite National Park is steadily growing after two more firefighters were injured while working in blazing summer heat to protect mountain communities in the Sierra Nevada
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Yellowstone effort to eradicate lake trout shows progress

An extensive effort to capture and kill non-native lake trout in Yellowstone Lake is showing progress with fewer of the invasive fish being found
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William Faulkner conference focuses on slavery as theme

A conference at the University of Mississippi is focusing on what slavery meant in the life, imagination and writing of William Faulkner
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The Latest: State officials review ruling on school funding

It's unclear whether New Mexico officials will appeal a judge's ruling that the state is violating the rights of at-risk students by failing to provide adequate funding for public schools
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Report: Utility offered SC lawmakers deal to kill rate cut

Executives offered South Carolina legislators a bigger consumer rebate for a failed multibillion-dollar nuclear project if lawmakers scrapped a law requiring reduced power bills
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Wisconsin researchers study genetic screening for Amish

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers are working to expand newborn genetic screening for Wisconsin's Amish and Old Order Mennonite communities
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27 Wyoming residents have died in severe flu season

Twenty-seven Wyoming residents have died from flu-related illnesses during the most recent influenza season
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Motion to remove judge from Topeka double murder case denied

A Kansas woman whose convictions in the 2002 shooting deaths of her ex-husband and his fiancee were overturned has lost her bid to have her trial judge removed from the case
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Officials: Man killed ex-girlfriend, later found dead in SUV

Authorities say a man killed his ex-girlfriend in her Pennsylvania home and was found dead himself the following morning in a parking lot
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New Mexico man who fed wildlife at his home bitten by bear

Officials say a 70-year-old southern New Mexico man who regularly fed wildlife at his home suffered multiple injuries when he was bitten by a bear as he stepped outside
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New Mexico unemployment drops to 4.9 percent in June

New Mexico's unemployment rate is down, dropping to 4.9 percent in June from 5.1 percent in May
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Maine CDC: Norovirus at beach sickened 97

Maine state scientists say the highly contagious norovirus sickened nearly 100 people who swam at Woods Pond Beach or had contact with someone who did
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Latest: 2 more firefighters injured in blaze near Yosemite

Authorities say two more California firefighters have been injured while battling a stubborn and growing wildfire in steep terrain west of Yosemite National Park
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Authorities identify pilot killed in Wisconsin plane crash

Authorities have identified the pilot killed after a small plane crashed into a farm near Sheboygan Falls.The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office says 50-year-old Martin J. Tibbitts of Grosse Pointe, Michigan was killed in the crash Friday
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St. Paul starts new syringe-exchange program

A new syringe-exchange program in downtown St. Paul may be a sign that some local governments are embracing once controversial measures in dealing with the country's opioid epidemic
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Georgia city to move its inmates

A city in Georgia will soon be moving its inmates
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Yankton works to welcomes more ride-sharing services

Officials in southeastern South Dakota are easing regulations to encourage more ride-sharing services in the city
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Century-old dam removed to clear passage on river in Georgia

A century-old dam is being removed to clear a passage on the Middle Oconee River in Georgia
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The Latest: Survivor says storm prompted change in boat tour

An Indianapolis woman whose nine family members died when a tourist boat sank says crew members told passengers the tour would start on the water because of an incoming storm
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University of Kansas bike-sharing service off to big start

The University of Kansas' new bike-share service has seen a booming start and plans to add more bikes to the fleet this fall
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New Colorado VA hospital finally opens, late and over budget

A $1.7 billion veterans hospital in suburban Denver has opened its doors to visitors after a ceremonial ribbon-cutting
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High court nominee gets started answering questions

Kavanaugh answers lawmakers' questionnaire as Congress begins sizing up Supreme Court nominee
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Police: Man dived into 'extremely shallow' water, found dead

Police say a 28-year-old man who jumped into "extremely shallow" water has died
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Kaine and Stewart square off in first debate

The candidates in Virginia's U.S. Senate race had a quarrelsome first debate Saturday with President Donald Trump serving as a frequent focal point of the sparring
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Good Samaritan and Coast Guard respond to capsized boat

The Coast guard and a Good Samaritan have rescued four people from a capsized vessel in Niantic Bay in Connecticut
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Volunteers provide food, care in wake of Iowa tornadoes

Businesses and volunteers are pitching in to provide more than cleanup in the wake of the destructive tornadoes that swept through three cities in central Iowa earlier this week
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Marana residents taking precautions against polluted water

Some residents of Marana are installing water-treatment systems and buying bottled water as alternatives to drinking polluted tap water
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William Carey opens Mississippi's second pharmacy school

William Carey University is opening Mississippi's second pharmacy school on the state's Gulf Coast
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Woman severely burned in chemical attack near Los Angeles

Los Angeles County authorities say a woman suffered life-threatening injuries when someone splashed her with an unknown type of caustic chemical
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Ex-Kansas youth pastor pleads guilty to sex with girl

A former Wichita youth pastor has pleaded guilty to having sex with a 15-year-old girl while he worked at Word of Life Church
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Family, including 4 children, displaced in house fire

A family has been displaced by a serious fire in Connecticut
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Sex workers speaking out against effort targeting brothels

Workers at legal brothels in Nevada say an attention-grabbing pimp's campaign for the Legislature has sparked an anti-brothel effort that they fear could spread to other parts of the state that allow for legal prostitution
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Students, Capital-Gazette reporter, rally for gun control

Students from a Maryland school where a girl was killed in a shooting and a reporter from the Capital-Gazette newspaper where five people were shot to death last month are urging lawmakers to approve stronger gun-control measures
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Arkansas Governor accepts party's nomination for re-election

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has formally accepted the state Republican Party's nomination for governor, seeking re-election for a second term
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Women dies, tried to save grandson from drowning

Police say a woman has drowned while trying to save her 5-year-old grandson
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Las Vegas police: Man fatally stabbed while driving car

Las Vegas police say a man was fatally stabbed with a knife as he drove a car
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Bristol store offers CBD oil, hemp-based products

Bristol, Tennessee, store offers CBD oil, hemp-based products
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Vegas-area bicyclists try out new stretch of Interstate 11

Bicyclists have had their one and only chance to test out a new section of interstate highway in the Las Vegas area
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Former Hartford mayor tapped for workers compensation job

Former Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has been nominated to fill a vacancy on Connecticut's Workers' Compensation Commission
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11-year-old girl rescued from house fire has died

An 11-year-old girl rescued from a burning home by firefighters in western Washington has died
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3 Minnesota prison officers resign after colleague killed

Minnesota prison officials say three correctional officers have resigned after the killing of one of their colleagues
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Grandmother tried to save grandson from drowning, police say

Police say a woman has drowned while trying to save her 5-year-old grandson
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Suspect in 9 bank robberies kills self after one last holdup

Authorities say a California man suspected in multiple bank robberies throughout the state killed himself just hours after holding up one last bank
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Legislation signed requiring protection for state workers

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation to better protect state workers in vulnerable positions
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2 dead in three-wheeled motorcycle crash in Oregon

Oregon State Police say two people have died in a three-wheeled motorcycle crash in northeastern Oregon
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Newspaper: Iowa used public funds for private schools

A newspaper's analysis shows Iowa has spent nearly $500 million in public money in the past decade to support private schools and home-school programs
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Delays make availability of Ohio medical marijuana unclear

Ohio's delays in selecting processors and giving cultivators the green light to grow plants have pushed the availability of medical marijuana even further past the Legislature's Sept. 8 deadline
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Man not facing more prison time for flight disturbance

The lawyer for a man who caused a flight disturbance says his client will likely be returning to South Korea since he is not facing additional prison time
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Man drowns trying to save 12-year-old from Outer Banks surf

A North Carolina man is the eighth victim of the rough Outer Banks surf during this year's beach vacation season
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Capitol Watch: Cuomo to Puerto Rico; casinos eye sports bets

In New York state government news, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is making his fifth trip to Puerto Rico following last year's devastating hurricanes
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Man convicted of possessing cache of homemade pipe bombs

A Minnesota man has been found guilty of illegally possessing a cache of homemade pipe bombs discovered on a family hunting property last year
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CCRI plans events to talk about the school and free tuition

Recruiters from the Community College of Rhode Island are traveling the state to answer questions about the school and its free tuition program
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Crews making good progress on central Washington wildfire

Crews aided by calmer winds are making good progress on a 109-square-mile wildfire in central Washington
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Former, current Winnebago Tribe members plead guilty

A current and a former member of the Winnebago Tribe's governing council have pleaded guilty to misusing federal money to pay themselves bonuses
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White Mountains artist in residence invites walkers

An artist in residence at the White Mountain National Forest is inviting people to join her for a walk
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The Latest: Inspector warned of flaws in Missouri boats

A man who owns a private inspection service says he told the company operating duck boats on a Missouri lake that two dozen of them had significant design flaws
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Maine farms get USDA money to help launch new product lines

A pair of Maine farms is getting a boost from the federal government to launch new product lines
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Cuomo, lawmakers urge Senate to block Kavanaugh over guns

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in calling on the U.S. Senate to reject Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh because of his expansive interpretation of gun rights and the Second Amendment
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Dust storm sweeps into Las Vegas

A dust storm swept into the Las Vegas area Saturday morning, severly reducing visibility as forecasters warned that thunderstorms would damage trees and roofs
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Forest fire near Yosemite continues to grow as heat spikes

A California forest fire just west of Yosemite National Park is steadily growing as crews work in blazing summer heat to protect mountain communities in the Sierra Nevada
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2nd suspect charged in shooting of North Carolina deputy

A second suspect is facing charges after a North Carolina deputy was shot during a traffic stop and the gunman later killed in a shootout with law officers
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Vale to face tough questions over Mount Sunapee purchase

Concerned residents will get the chance hear from Vail Resorts next week on their proposed takeover of the Mount Sunapee ski area
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Man who recently moved in with woman charged in her death

Authorities say a man who recently moved in with a New Jersey woman has been charged in her beating death
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Officer faces police charges in black man's chokehold death

The New York Police Department has begun disciplinary proceedings against a white officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man who gasped, "I can't breathe."
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The Latest: Boat company staying closed during investigation

The website for a tour company whose boat capsized in southwest Missouri says the business will remain closed during the investigation
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Lincoln seeks autonomous shuttle service for 2019

Lincoln could welcome an autonomous shuttle service using driverless buses as early as next spring
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Alabama shellfish area closed

The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed shellfish growing waters in an area of Mobile Bay
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2 people seriously injured in rollover crash

Two people have been seriously injured in a Massachusetts rollover single-car crash
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Accused Russian agent attended US Rep Sanford's holiday BBQ

A South Carolina congressman says a gun-rights activist suspected of being a covert Russian agent circulating in conservative political circles attended a party at his coastal farm last fall
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Volunteers provide food, care also in wake of Iowa tornadoes

Businesses, groups and volunteers are pitching in to provide more than cleanup in the wake of tornadoes that destroyed buildings, trees and vehicles in central Iowa earlier this week
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Florida man killed by deputies after he kills dog

Florida deputies killed a 38-year-old man who punched, and then shot dogs following a domestic dispute with his wife
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