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Ohio execution of condemned man set; 1st in over 3 years

12 min 36 sec ago
LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is preparing to put a condemned child killer to death in the state's first execution in more than three years. 2017-07-26T02:04:00-04:00 2017-07-26T06:04:01-04:00

10 Things to Know for Today

12 min 36 sec ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 2017-07-26T01:55:00-04:00 2017-07-26T05:55:41-04:00

Senate Judiciary Committee withdraws subpoena for Manafort

12 min 36 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman will not be testifying Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, as originally scheduled, after the committee rescinded its subpoena. 2017-07-26T00:33:00-04:00 2017-07-26T04:33:16-04:00

Muslim cleric: Protest to go on despite Israeli concession

12 min 36 sec ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem said Wednesday that worshippers would not return to a contested shrine until Israel removes the new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there. 2017-07-26T00:10:00-04:00 2017-07-26T04:10:41-04:00

Vote shows GOP's problems in replacing Obama health law

12 min 36 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Where the Senate Republican effort to demolish the Obama health care law ends up is anyone's guess, but early indications are the GOP will have a hard time replacing that statute with any sweeping changes. 2017-07-25T23:53:00-04:00 2017-07-26T03:53:46-04:00

Dad: Ex-Marine killed in Syria 'had a mission' in IS battle

34 min 20 sec ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Marine believed so strongly in the war against the Islamic State group that he secretly traveled to Syria, where he was killed this month while fighting for a Kurdish militia group. 2017-07-25T23:43:00-04:00 2017-07-26T03:43:22-04:00

Fires force evacuation of 10,000 in 3 French Riviera towns

55 min 34 sec ago
BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France (AP) — Authorities ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people as fires hopscotched around the Riviera for a third day Wednesday, tearing through the forest of La Londe-les-Maures. 2017-07-26T00:43:00-04:00 2017-07-26T04:43:30-04:00

Vatican Cardinal Pell faces Australian court on sex charges

1 hour 55 min ago
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Silent but defiant, Cardinal George Pell made his first court appearance in Australia on Wednesday on charges of sexual abuse, vowing through his lawyer to fight the allegations that have rocked Rome and threatened the pope's image as a crusader against abusive clergy. 2017-07-25T22:24:00-04:00 2017-07-26T02:24:50-04:00

Rights groups ask Duterte to retract threat to bomb schools

2 hours 15 min ago
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Human rights groups asked the Philippine president Wednesday to retract a threat to order airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels, warning such an attack would constitute a war crime. 2017-07-25T20:28:00-04:00 2017-07-26T00:28:01-04:00

The Latest: Muslim cleric wants cameras removed from shrine

2 hours 35 min ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 2017-07-25T23:30:00-04:00 2017-07-26T03:30:09-04:00

Trump cranks up heat on Sessions, says "time will tell" fate

2 hours 55 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cranked up the heat Tuesday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, scorning him as "very weak" and refusing to say whether he'll fire the nation's top law enforcement officer and his onetime political ally. It was an extraordinary public rebuke, and even fellow Republicans pushed back forcefully. 2017-07-25T20:20:00-04:00 2017-07-26T00:20:31-04:00

Trump: Nation closer to liberation from 'Obamacare'

2 hours 55 min ago
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Celebrating a slim but symbolic health-care win in Washington, President Donald Trump told supporters in Ohio on Tuesday night that the nation was one step closer to liberation from the "Obamacare nightmare." 2017-07-25T20:58:00-04:00 2017-07-26T00:58:06-04:00

Senate opens 'Obamacare' debate at last but outcome in doubt

2 hours 55 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted, at last, Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans' long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare." There was high drama as Sen. John McCain returned to the Capitol for the first time after being diagnosed with brain cancer to cast a decisive "yes" vote. 2017-07-25T20:12:00-04:00 2017-07-26T00:12:28-04:00

Trump ex-campaign chair talks with Senate investigators

2 hours 55 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman met with Senate investigators Tuesday, providing his recollection of a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer and agreeing to turn over contemporaneous notes of the gathering last year, according to people familiar with the closed-door interview. 2017-07-25T16:05:00-04:00 2017-07-25T20:05:55-04:00

US Rep: Truck passed checkpoint 2 hours before discovery

3 hours 55 min ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Investigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is just one member of a larger organization involved in human smuggling that they are looking to identify and dismantle, a U.S. immigration official said. 2017-07-25T21:21:00-04:00 2017-07-26T01:21:52-04:00

'Pharma Bro' won't stop talking, except to jury in trial

4 hours 35 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli has kept up his trademark trolling on social media during his securities fraud trial — calling the case "bogus" — but the jury won't hear him defend himself in court. 2017-07-25T20:22:00-04:00 2017-07-26T00:22:14-04:00

Cheers for McCain, then a speech like impassioned prophet

4 hours 35 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The maverick stood with his party on Tuesday, casting a crucial vote in the Republican drive to repeal "Obamacare." But then, like an angry prophet, Sen. John McCain condemned the tribal politics besetting the nation. 2017-07-25T14:35:00-04:00 2017-07-25T18:35:25-04:00

Trump: Nation closer to liberation from 'Obamacare'

5 hours 55 min ago
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Celebrating a slim but symbolic health-care win in Washington, President Donald Trump told supporters in Ohio on Tuesday night that the nation was one step closer to liberation from the "Obamacare nightmare." 2017-07-25T19:08:00-04:00 2017-07-25T23:08:30-04:00

Justice Dept. rules intensify crackdown on sanctuary cities

6 hours 15 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department escalated its promised crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities Tuesday, saying it will no longer award coveted grant money to cities unless they give federal immigration authorities access to jails and provide advance notice when someone in the country illegally is about to be released. 2017-07-25T17:49:00-04:00 2017-07-25T21:49:17-04:00

The Latest: McCain calls on both parties to work together

6 hours 35 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Arizona Sen. John McCain's return to Congress for the first time since being diagnosed with brain cancer (all times local): 2017-07-25T18:18:00-04:00 2017-07-25T22:18:02-04:00

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