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Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

NFL Meetings Football-1

NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem...

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Lava flow enters Hawaii geothermal plant property

HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from the Kilauea volcano has reached a geothermal power plant on the Big Island, approaching wells that have been capped to protect against the release of toxic gas should they mix with lava. The lava breached the property overnight and now is within 200 yards (183 meters) of...


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Rubio, in challenge to Trump, suggests Congress will act against ZTE

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - In a direct challenge to President Donald Trump, Sen. Marco Rubio suggested Sunday that Congress would take steps to prevent the Chinese tech firm ZTE from being able to operate in the United States. Trump had announced last week that he would allow the...


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George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the 93-year-old has been hospitalized for low blood pressure and fatigue. Spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted just after 2 p.m. Sunday that Bush will likely remain in the hospital for a few days. Bush is being treated at...


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US officials are meeting with North Koreans in DMZ

North Korea Koreas Tensions

The U.S. State Department says American officials are meeting with North Korean officials at the border village of Panmunjom as talks continue over a potential summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says a ‘U.S....


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'Throw the bums out' of Congress to protect Russia probe, top Democrat says

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee on Sunday called on voters to “throw the bums out” of Congress whom he has accused of trying to help President Donald Trump undermine the special counsel’s Russia probe. “The only thing that makes this...


Business

'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

Film Review Solo: A Star Wars Story

NEW YORK (AP) — In the largest disturbance yet in Disney’s otherwise lucrative reign over “Star Wars,” the Han Solo spinoff “Solo: A Star Wars Story” opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 million in ticket sales over the three-day weekend in North American theaters. Disney...


Lifestyle

Forgotten WWII battle raged 75 years ago on Alaska island

Battle of Attu Anniversary

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — William Roy Dover’s memory of the World War II battle is as sharp as it was 75 years ago, even though it’s been long forgotten by most everyone else. His first sergeant rousted him from his pup tent around 2 a.m. when word came the Japanese were attacking and had maybe even...


Business

Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

Detroit Train Station Ford

DETROIT (AP) — The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a hulking embodiment of Detroit’s long decline from America’s manufacturing engine to its biggest municipal bankruptcy. The 105-year-old building that once handled all of Detroit’s passenger...


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Oral injuries lead to recall of Spam, other Hormel product

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says the canned chicken and pork in...


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US Gulf Coast braces for impact as Alberto approaches

Tropical Weather

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Beaches in Florida were largely empty ahead of Memorial Day as a slowly intensifying storm carrying brisk winds and heavy rain approached the U.S. Gulf Coast on Sunday. The storm disrupted plans from Pensacola in the Panhandle to Miami Beach on Florida’s southeastern...


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