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May 29, 2017 - 10:58 am
(AP) _ Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says on its website that Woods was booked into a county jail around 7 a.m. Monday. Jail records show Woods had been arrested by police in Jupiter. He was released just...
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May 29, 2017 - 10:11 am
(AP) - President Donald Trump is thanking the men and women who died in service to the United States. In the first of two tweets Trump sent out on Monday, he says: "Today we remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in serving. Thank you, God bless your families & God bless the...
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May 29, 2017 - 10:03 am
(AP) _ The Latest on celebrating the life and legacy of John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100 (all times local): A wreath-laying ceremony has taken place as part of the planned celebration of the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100. A...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk from Marine One across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington, Saturday, May 27, 2017, as they return from Sigonella, Italy. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 29, 2017 - 2:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is assailing internal leaks as he considers an overhaul of his White House staff and grapples with a burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign. Frustrated with what he views as his team's inability to push back against the...
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May 28, 2017 - 4:46 pm
(AP) -- A man who got into an argument with his estranged wife and her family over his children was arrested Sunday in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including his mother-in-law and a sheriff's deputy. "I ain't fit to live, not after what I done...
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May 28, 2017 - 4:26 pm
(AP) -- At the end of 500 miles around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was a former Formula One driver who took the checkered flag. He even drove for Andretti Autosport. It just wasn't Fernando Alonso. Takuma Sato became the first Japanese winner of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday when the former...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2011 file photo, singer Gregg Allman arrives at the 45th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. On Saturday, May 27, 2017, a publicist said the musician, the singer for The Allman Brothers Band, has died. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)
May 28, 2017 - 1:41 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — As Greg Allman neared the end of his life, he tried to maintain some privacy about what was coming. "He kept it very private because he wanted to continue to play music until he couldn't," said Michael Lehman, the rock star's manager. Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 1979 file photo, President Jimmy Carter, flanked by Secretary of State Cyrus, right, and his advisor on foreign policy, Zbigniew Brzezinski, left, walk toward a waiting helicopter to fly to the nearby Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Brzezinski, the national security adviser to President Carter, has died at age 89. His death was announced on social media Friday night, May 26, 2017, by his daughter, MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty, File)
May 27, 2017 - 4:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Former presidents are remembering Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski (ZBIG'-nyef breh-ZHIN'-skee), as an "influential voice" who "shaped decades...
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This photo combo of file images shows Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge, left, and IBM CEO Virginia Rometty. Rutledge was the highest paid CEO in 2016, and Rometty was the highest paid female CEO, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 26, 2017 - 6:40 am
The typical big-company CEO raked in $11.5 million last year in salary, stock and other compensation, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's an 8.5 percent raise from a year earlier, the biggest in three years. The bump reflects how well stocks have...
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This undated photo released by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Tommy Arthur, who was convicted in the 1982 murder of Troy Wicker. Arthur, nicknamed the Houdini of death row after having seventh executions postponed is facing an eighth date with the death chamber on Thursday, May 25, 2017, and a diminishing chance of winning another reprieve. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 8:25 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur — called the "Houdini" of death row by some after he got seven prior execution dates postponed — is scheduled to be put to death Thursday evening. Arthur, 75, was convicted in the 1982 murder-for-hire slaying of Troy Wicker. The twisting legal...
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