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Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

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The mayor of Portland, Oregon, on Monday urged U.S. officials and organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and other similar events, saying they are inappropriate and could be dangerous after two men were stabbed to death on a train as they tried to help a pair of young women targeted by an anti-Muslim tirade....
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Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge

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Tiger Woods attributed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail Monday for nearly four hours....
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Trial near for sect members accused of beating away demons

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RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (AP) -- It has been nearly 4½ years since Matthew Fenner said he was beaten in a church sanctuary by a group of congregants hell-bent on expelling his "homosexual demons."...
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Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- President Donald Trump expressed his nation's "boundless and undying" gratitude Monday to Americans who have fallen in battle and to the families they left behind, hailing as heroes the hundreds of thousands buried at Arlington National Cemetery....
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Opponents of Texas immigration disrupt legislative session

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas' tough new anti-"sanctuary cities" law launched a raucous demonstration from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday, briefly halting work and prompting lawmakers on the floor below to scuffle - and even threaten gun violence - as tense divides over hardline immigration policies boiled over....
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Old South monument backers embrace "Confederate Catechism"

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Sometimes it seems like the impassioned people who want to preserve Confederate monuments across the South are reading a different history book than the rest of the nation....
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The Latest: Trump places wreath at Arlington

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's Memorial Day observance (all times local):...
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The Latest: Macron attacks Russian media outlets

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PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to France (all times local):...
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Police: Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI

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JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida....
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Senators' demands underscore McConnell's health care problem

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- For Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, writing a Republican-only health care bill that can pass the Senate boils down to this question: How do you solve a problem like Dean, Lisa, Patrick, Ted, Rand and Susan?...
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South Africa's 'lion whisperer' gets up close with big cats

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DINOKENG GAME RESERVE, South Africa (AP) -- The male lion brushes through the tall grass and strides into a clearing in a South African wildlife sanctuary. A man beckons the big cat with purring sounds. The lion, Bayetsi, responds with a gentle growl and caresses Kevin Richardson, popularly known as the "lion whisperer," with its mane....
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National Spelling Bee becoming easier to predict

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- To the fans watching on ESPN, Nihar Janga's win last year in the Scripps National Spelling Bee was a shock: He was only 11 years old, a fifth-grader appearing in the bee for the first time, competing against 8th-graders with deep voices and facial hair....
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Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US ties

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BERLIN (AP) -- Berlin remains committed to strong trans-Atlantic relations, but Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion after meetings with President Donald Trump that Europe can no longer entirely rely on the U.S. "speaks for itself," her spokesman said Monday...
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India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, diets

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NEW DELHI (AP) -- A new ban imposed by India's government on the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter to protect animals considered holy by many Hindus is drawing widespread protests from state governments and animal-related industries....
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Get ready for busy travel season; airlines could set record

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DALLAS (AP) -- If you're planning a big vacation trip this summer, move over. You're going to have lots of company....
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A fan remembers Gregg Allman's life-affirming sound

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The stage remains dark in the moments before the final show. It's the Allman Brothers' annual New York City Beacon Theater run, in March 2011....
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6-day war begets 50 years of conflict for Israel

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- It may well be remembered as a pyrrhic victory for Israel: in six days it stunned the world by vanquishing several Arab armies, only to be saddled with a deeply corrosive 50-year fight with the Palestinians for the Holy Land....
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Putin set to visit France in hope of mending strained ties

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MOSCOW (AP) -- On a trip that will likely shape Russia-France ties for years to come, President Vladimir Putin is set to visit France for talks on Monday with newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron after expressing sympathy for his rivals during the campaign....
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Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty

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BERLIN (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged European Union nations to stick together in the face of emerging policy divisions with the U.S., Britain's decision to leave the bloc and other challenges....
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