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LDS Church 'troubled' by separation of families at border

Immigration Holding Facility

The church said the U.S. government’s actions are “harmful to families, especially to...

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Germany's Daimler lowers 2018 outlook, cites tariffs, diesel

BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG has lowered its 2018 earnings outlook, a change that it says is partly due to increased import tariffs for U.S. vehicles in China. The company said late Wednesday that it now sees fewer SUV sales and higher costs at its Mercedes-Benz Cars division than...


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Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock '69 concert field

Digging Woodstock

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes. Perhaps they would find an old peace symbol? Or a strand of hippie beads? Or Jimi...


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Child safety group issuing annual list of unsafe summer toys

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston-based consumer watchdog group is issuing its annual summer safety report flagging toys it says pose a danger to children. World Against Toys Causing Harm — better known by its acronym, W.A.T.C.H. — says its latest report will highlight “warm weather recreational products and...


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Fashion designer Kate Spade to be buried in Kansas City

Kate Spade Funeral

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Fashion designer Kate Spade will be buried Thursday in Kansas City, where she was born. Services for Spade are planned for 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church. Her father, Frank Brosnahan, says it’s the same church where Spade’s grandparents wed. Spade...


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Face scans for international travelers at Florida airport

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s busiest airport is becoming the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, according to officials there. The expected announcement Thursday at Orlando International Airport...


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3 Democrats running for Michigan governor have 1st debate

Michigan Governor 2018 Democratic Debate

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The three Democrats running for Michigan governor met for their first televised debate Wednesday night, with two decrying corporate financial influence on state politics while a third — who accepts such campaign donations — refused to be pulled into the criticism while...


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Former employee sued by Tesla says he was a whistleblower

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Tesla sued a former employee Wednesday, accusing the man of hacking the automaker’s computer systems and stealing company secrets, shedding light on what chief Elon Musk had suggested was the work of a secretive internal saboteur. But the employee, Martin Tripp, told...


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Police: Bear that mauled searcher likely killed Alaska hiker

Alaska Bear Attack

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Alaska’s largest city said they believe the same brown bear killed a hiker who had gone missing and attacked a volunteer who was looking for him Wednesday. The hiker, Michael Soltis, had been missing for two days before being found dead close to where the...


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Tesla sues former employee as Musk signals hunt for saboteurs

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Tesla sued a former employee Wednesday, accusing the man of hacking the automaker’s computer systems and stealing company secrets, shedding light on what chief Elon Musk had suggested was the work of a secretive internal saboteur. But the employee, Martin Tripp, told...


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Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

Migrant Children Airlines

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines said Wednesday that they asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who were separated from their parents by immigration authorities. Facing growing opposition to his administration’s recent policy of...


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