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8 people now seated on jury in Bill Cosby’s sex assault case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three more jurors were chosen Tuesday to serve on the panel that will hear Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case, bringing to eight the number so far agreed upon by prosecutors and the defense team. Lawyers will continue

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Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russians about election meddling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign, telling the Russians that continued meddling would backfire and prevent any warming of relations after the election.

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The Latest: Italian, British officials meet ahead of G-7

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The chiefs of Italy’s police and intelligence forces, along with a British security official, have met to review

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Manchester police name bomber, hunt for accomplices

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Investigators hunted Tuesday for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and sparking a stampede of young concertgoers, some still wearing the American pop star’s trademark

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MBA for mom who went to all classes with quadriplegic son

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration. Judy

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Acquitted Tulsa cop who killed unarmed man returns to work

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white Oklahoma police officer acquitted of manslaughter after fatally shooting an unarmed black man is back on the force working “a desk job.” Tulsa officer Betty Shelby’s attorney, Shannon McMurray, said Tuesday that Shelby is

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7 people now seated on jury in Bill Cosby’s sex assault case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two more jurors were chosen Tuesday to serve on the panel that will hear Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case, bringing to seven the number so far agreed upon by the prosecutors and defense team. Lawyers will continue

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The Latest: Police confirm name of suspect in concert bomb

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Official records show that Salman Abedi was registered as living at the Manchester house raided by armed police

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Dark money comes with a twist in Virginia’s statewide races

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In Virginia’s closely watched statewide political contests, so-called “dark money” comes with a few ironic twists. Two Republican candidates being attacked by mysterious funds have their own ties to nonprofits that have spent millions of untraceable

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The Latest: Many in GOP cool to Trump’s budget plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 (all times local): 12:15 p.m. President Donald Trump’s budget is getting an icy reception on Capitol Hill from many of his fellow Republicans.

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Angry Venezuela protesters take aim at Chavez statues, home

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Anti-government protesters in Venezuela have settled on a new target for their frustration: Hugo Chavez. Until recently, even as the economy cratered and Venezuelans abandoned support for President Nicolas Maduro, many in the socialist-run country continued

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The Latest: Dems vote against Treasury undersecretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A group of Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee has voted against confirming a high-ranking Treasury Department official. They’re

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The Latest: London fans wait to hear if Grande will play

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Concert promoters at London’s O2 Arena, where Ariana Grande is scheduled to perform Thursday and Friday, say they

Mississippi accused of unequal schooling for black students

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, a civil rights group alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit over school funding. The lawsuit filed by the Southern

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Spacewalking astronauts pull off urgent station repairs

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts completed urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, replacing equipment that failed three days earlier and restoring a backup for a vital data-relay system. It took commander Peggy Whitson much longer

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Race for UN health agency chief down to 2 candidates

GENEVA (AP) — The race to lead the World Health Organization was down to two candidates Tuesday after Pakistan’s Dr. Sania Nishtar was eliminated in a first round of voting. The vote left Britain’s Dr. David Nabarro and Ethiopia’s Tedros

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Manchester police hunt for accomplices; victims young as 8

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Investigators hunted Tuesday for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and sparking a stampede of young concertgoers, some still wearing the American pop star’s trademark

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Trump’s $4T budget arrives on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to balance the government’s books over the next

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The Latest: Brennan worried about Russia, American contacts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Former CIA Director John Brennan says Russia has a history of trying to “suborn individuals” and he worried last

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The Latest: Queen marks moment of silence for bomb victims

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 4 p.m. Britain’s queen has marked a moment of silence to honor the victims of the Manchester suicide bombing. Accompanied

TRUMP BUDGET PROPOSAL

The Latest: Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 (all times local): 11 a.m. President Donald Trump has sent Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that proposes to eliminate the deficit in

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US stocks inch higher as health care companies gain ground

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly higher Tuesday morning as health care companies including makers of scientific instruments and drugs rise. Beverage makers are also gaining, leading household products makers upward. Stocks rose for the past three trading

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More sponsors pull out of New York’s Puerto Rican parade

NEW YORK (AP) — More sponsors have dropped out of New York City’s Puerto Rican Day parade after a decision by organizers to honor a freed nationalist who once embraced armed resistance to the U.S. rule of Puerto Rico. AT&T

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US new-home sales drop 11.4% in April, most in 2 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of new homes last month registered the biggest drop in more than two years. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that new-home sales skidded 11.4 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 569,000.

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The Latest: Polish authorities say some citizens missing

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 3:55 P.M. The band Take That has canceled their Tuesday night concert in Liverpool “out of respect” for the victims

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Trump condemns against ‘wicked ideology’ behind terror

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned a deadly attack at a pop concert in Manchester, England as the act of “evil losers” and called on nations to band together to fight terrorism. “The terrorists and

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The Latest: Intel director won’t detail Trump conversation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The nation’s intelligence director says he won’t comment on a news report that President Donald Trump asked him to