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Hawaii volcano generates blue flames from burning methane

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Blue flames from burning methane are the latest natural phenomena being seen at the eruption of the...

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Memphis store clerk charged in death of teen who took beer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A grocery store clerk has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of a teenager who allegedly stole a beer. The district attorney’s office in Shelby County, Tennessee, says Anwar Ghazali is being held on a $1 million bond in the death of 17-year-old Dorian Harris....


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Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

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NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was expected to turn himself in to police Friday morning to face charges involving an aspiring actress who said he forced her to perform oral sex on him, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. It would be the first criminal case against Weinstein to...


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APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot sped up before Utah crash

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured. Data from the Model S electric vehicle show it picked...


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Daniel Craig to return as 007 in 2019, Danny Boyle at helm

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Daniel Craig is back as Bond, the spy series’ producers confirmed, in a Danny Boyle-directed film due for release in 2019. Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions announced Thursday that production on the 25th official James Bond thriller will...


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10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. FOR TRUMP, KIM MAY BE THE DEAL THAT GOT AWAY Eager for a dramatic moment and a bold accomplishment, Trump agreed to Kim’s March overture for a summit in less than an hour, ignoring the...


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The royal wedding made Episcopal Bishop Michael Curry a superstar. Can the religious left

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Jane Dealy was one of 1,000 progressive Christians standing in front of the White House Thursday night, all holding tiny candles and saying “Jesus” in unison in the direction of America’s seat of power. Dealy had wanted for weeks to attend the vigil, but...


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Rose McGowan on Weinstein: 'One win is a win for all of us'

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NEW YORK (AP) — She was one of the earliest Harvey Weinstein accusers, and she thought the mogul might never face justice in a court of law. Now, actress Rose McGowan, who has accused Weinstein of raping her 20 years ago, is gratified but “still in shock” at the news that he is expected to...


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Accused Florida school shooter due in court for hearing

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The teenager accused of fatally shooting 17 at a Florida high school is scheduled to be in court. A status hearing on the murder and other charges facing 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz is scheduled for Friday afternoon in Fort Lauderdale. No trial date has been set for Cruz,...


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Yacht hosting high school prom crashes into other yacht

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a yacht hosting a high school senior prom rear-ended another yacht on the Hudson River near Hoboken. Video of the event shows the prom-hosting yacht Cornucopia Destiny crashing into the smaller yacht named Sundancer, which then crashes into the pier....


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AP Explains: What's changing under new data privacy rules

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Europe’s new data and privacy rules take effect Friday, clarifying individual rights to the personal data collected by companies around the world for targeted advertising and other purposes. Years in the making, the rules are prompting companies to rewrite their privacy policies and in some cases,...


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