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August 10, 2017 - 7:35 pm
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court says a San Francisco Bay-area billionaire needs to open an access road to a beloved beach, upholding a lower court ruling against a co-founder of a giant tech company. The First District Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled 3-0 that Vinod...
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A sign points to Sachem East High School in Farmingville, N.Y. where police say log fell on a teenage football player's head, killing him, Thursday Aug. 10, 2017. Joshua Mileto, 16, was participating in a pre-season drill with a group of high school football players, carrying a large log overhead for a workout, when the wood fell on his head. The 11th-grader was taken from the school to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)
August 10, 2017 - 7:33 pm
FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A high school football player lifting a large log with teammates as part of a Navy SEALs-style drill was hit in the head by the log and died Thursday, raising questions about adapting such military training to young athletes. Joshua Mileto, a 16-year-old Sachem East High...
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FILE -In this June 27, 2017 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. steps out of the West Wing of the White House in Washington to speak with the media after he and other Senate Republicans met with President Donald Trump. President Donald Trump raised the possibility Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, that McConnell should step down if he can't muscle health care and other legislation through the Senate, taking an extraordinary swipe at the man with the most power to steer the White House agenda through the chamber. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 10, 2017 - 7:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated a stunning feud against his top Senate partner Thursday, suggesting Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might have to think about stepping aside if he doesn't deliver on the president's agenda of health care, taxes and infrastructure. Trump called...
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National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a security briefing, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 10, 2017 - 7:13 pm
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he was surprised by an FBI raid on his former campaign chairman's home, calling the move "pretty tough stuff." Trump was referring to FBI agents who searched Paul Manafort's home in Alexandria, Virginia, in the early morning hours of...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 file photo, a woman trims "little buds" from last season's harvest at her home near Laytonville, Calif., in Mendocino County. In Calaveras County, a rural California county already in turmoil over a massive influx of marijuana growers, the county auditor is accusing the sheriff of misspending some of the $1 million his department received in fees from legal pot growers to go after illegal operators. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
August 10, 2017 - 7:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California county auditor is accusing a sheriff of improperly spending some of the $1 million his department received in fees from legal pot growers to go after illegal operators. It's the latest skirmish over pot in a rural county confronting a massive influx of marijuana...
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August 10, 2017 - 6:27 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Three city employees and their spouses who are concerned that Houston could be forced to stop paying benefits to same-sex spouses due to an ongoing civil case on Thursday sued the city, asking for a court order to stop any such action. The employees' lawsuit, filed in federal court,...
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In this courtroom sketch, pop singer Taylor Swift speaks from the witness stand during a trial Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Denver. Swift testified Thursday that David Mueller, a former radio DJ, reached under her skirt and intentionally grabbed her backside during a meet-and-a-greet photo session before a 2013 concert in Denver. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 10, 2017 - 6:23 pm
DENVER (AP) — A defiant and occasionally exasperated Taylor Swift insisted during a whirlwind hour of testimony Thursday that a Denver disc jockey grabbed her bare backside and held on for a long time during a meet-and-greet before a concert. The pop superstar used explicit language that seemed...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2016, photo, CNN commentator Jeffrey Lord, appears at a rally for President-elect Donald Trump in Hershey, Pa. CNN cut ties Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, with Lord, a conservative commentator, after he tweeted a Nazi salute at a critic. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
August 10, 2017 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN cut ties Thursday with conservative commentator Jeffrey Lord after he tweeted a Nazi salute at a critic. A network spokesperson confirmed that Lord was no longer with the network and said "Nazi salutes are indefensible." The statement came hours after Lord tweeted the Nazi...
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A sign points to Sachem East High School in Farmingville, N.Y. where police say log fell on a teenage football player's head, killing him, Thursday Aug. 10, 2017. Joshua Mileto, 16, was participating in a pre-season drill with a group of high school football players, carrying a large log overhead for a workout, when the wood fell on his head. The 11th-grader was taken from the school to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)
August 10, 2017 - 6:21 pm
FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A high school football player lifting a large log with teammates as part of a Navy SEALs-style drill was hit in the head by the log and died Thursday, raising questions about adapting such military training to young athletes. Joshua Mileto, a 16-year-old Sachem East High...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after a security briefing at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 10, 2017 - 6:20 pm
BEDMINISTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to expel hundreds of U.S. diplomatic employees from Russia, instead thanking Putin and insisting it would save the U.S. significant cash. In remarks to reporters at his golf course in...
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