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GOP group removes post calling congresswomen…

An Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic women members of Congress and referred to them as the "Jihad Squad."

Could coastal mansions become eligible for…

A proposed overhaul of federal protection zones along the East Coast would make hundreds of waterfront homes newly eligible for taxpayer-funded disaster aid

Cops Go Undercover in Georgia

Drivers in Cobb County, Georgia got a little surprise this week when construction workers turned out to be undercover cops, CBS News reports. The helmet-wearing officers aimed to stop drivers from using smartphones behind the wheel, and wrote 170 tickets at one crossing alone in only a few hours, mostly...

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Amid protests, Duterte to address Congress led by…

Duterte is to address a joint session of the Philippine Congress where his allies have greater control to press for his priorities like reinstating the death penalty and amending the pro-democracy constitution

The Latest: Power restored to most of utility's customers

A utility company says it has restored power to a majority of its customers on Kauai

Residents help tackle Portugal wildfires

People attempt to extinguish fires near their homes and hundreds of firefighters are deployed.

Papua New Guinea PM won't discuss China on…

Papua New Guinea's prime minister says his country's relationship with China is not open to discussion during his current visit to Australia

Authorities: 8 hurt by lightning at Florida Gulf Coast beach

Authorities say a lightning strike at a Gulf Coast beach in Florida has left eight people injured, one of them critically

Olympic robots offer 'virtual' attendance, help…

Japanese automaker Toyota is readying various robots for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

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Utility says most of a Hawaiian island is without power

A utility company that serves about 33,000 customers on the island of Kauai reports that power is out on most of the island

'Endgame' Beats 'Avatar' As Highest Grossing Film…

In its 13th weekend out, "Avengers: Endgame" brought in a record smashing $2.7902 billion globally.

Coroner: 2 workers who died in grain silo…

A coroner says two men who died after they were trapped in a silo filled with grain in Ohio suffocated

Dem Lied, Said She Was ER Doc in Pulse Shooting

C. Elizabeth McCarthy wanted to win a Florida House seat, and she was willing to tell voters a whopper to do so. As the Orlando Sentinel reports, McCarthy said at various campaign events for House District 28 that she was a medical doctor working the Orlando Regional Medical Center ER...

America's got scallops: Catch is up, consumers…

America's harvest of scallops is increasing to near-record levels at a time when the shellfish are in high demand

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Abe's coalition still short of votes to change…

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition appeared to have secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections but won't reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions

Indiana police identify body of Detroit woman found in 1999

Authorities have identified a Michigan woman found dead nearly 20 years ago in a northeastern Indiana field