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June 28, 2017 - 9:26 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a law enforcement officer shot in Sacramento, California (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The suspect in the shooting of a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was convicted nearly a decade ago of charges linked to the slaying of a brother and sister. Court and...
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FILE - In this May 1, 2011 file photo, Cardinal George Pell, left, reads a bible during the blessing of a statue of John Paul ll at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, Australia. Australian police say they are charging Pell with historical sexual assault offenses. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
June 28, 2017 - 9:12 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police charged a top Vatican cardinal on Thursday with multiple counts of historical sexual assault offenses, a stunning decision certain to rock the highest levels of the Holy See. Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis' chief financial adviser and Australia's most senior...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 5, 2008 file photo, British author Michael Bond sits with a Paddington Bear toy during an interview with The Associated Press in London. Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington bear, died on Tuesday June 27, 2017, aged 91. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)
June 28, 2017 - 9:07 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. AUSTRALIA MOST SENIOR CATHOLIC CHARGED Police say they are charging a top Vatican cardinal with historical sexual assault offenses. Cardinal George Pell now becomes the highest-ranking...
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FILE – In this April 19, 2017, file photo, the Rev. Rowland Foster, center, shakes hands with defense attorney Chris Ferro, right, before a court hearing in Bernville, Pa. Foster, the pastor of a church that rejects modern medicine is due in court in Pennsylvania on a charge that he failed to report suspected abuse when his 2-year-old granddaughter died of pneumonia. Foster is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, for a preliminary hearing that will determine if there’s enough evidence to send the case to trial. (AP Photo/Mark Scolforo, File)
June 28, 2017 - 9:06 pm
WERNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The pastor of a fundamentalist congregation that eschews modern medicine will stand trial on a charge he should have alerted authorities when his 2-year-old granddaughter was dying of pneumonia last year, a judge ruled Wednesday. District Judge Ann Young said prosecutors...
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An evacuee from the Goodwin fire enters a Red Cross shelter, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Prescott Valley, Ariz. Forest officials say over a dozen campground and other recreation areas have been closed because of the wildfire in northern Arizona. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 28, 2017 - 8:45 pm
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — A wildfire burning Wednesday through a dense Arizona forest has forced thousands of people from their homes, closed a major road and created a huge plume of smoke over the same area devastated by a blaze that killed 19 firefighters four years ago. The fire is burning...
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FILE - In this May 1, 2011 file photo, Cardinal George Pell, left, reads a bible during the blessing of a statue of John Paul ll at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, Australia. Australian police say they are charging Pell with historical sexual assault offenses. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
June 28, 2017 - 8:40 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police charged a top Vatican cardinal on Thursday with multiple counts of historical sexual assault offenses, a stunning decision certain to rock the highest levels of the Holy See. Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis' chief financial adviser and Australia's most senior...
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Vice President Mike Pence addresses supporters during a visit to discuss health care at a roundtable at Tendon Manufacturing in Bedford, Ohio, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (Joshua Gunter/The Plain Dealer via AP)
June 28, 2017 - 8:33 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says President Donald Trump's administration will repeal former President Barack Obama's health care reforms by the end of the summer. Pence's speech in a Cleveland manufacturing facility Wednesday came as a Republican health care Senate bill faced GOP...
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An evacuee from the Goodwin fire enters a Red Cross shelter, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Prescott Valley, Ariz. Forest officials say over a dozen campground and other recreation areas have been closed because of the wildfire in northern Arizona. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 28, 2017 - 7:34 pm
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — A wildfire burning Wednesday through a dense Arizona forest has forced thousands of people from their homes, closed a major road and created a huge plume of smoke over the same area devastated by a blaze that killed 19 firefighters four years ago. The fire is burning...
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June 28, 2017 - 7:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After releasing a best-selling children's book, Kelly Clarkson is back for an encore. HarperCollins Publishers announced Wednesday that the Grammy winner's "River Rose and the Magical Christmas" is coming out Oct. 24. The picture book is illustrated by Lucy Fleming and continues...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an energy roundtable with tribal, state, and local leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 28, 2017 - 7:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican legislation to repeal and replace the Obama health care law (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is exploring options for salvaging the battered Republican health care bill. But he's confronting a growing chorus of GOP...
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