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FILE- In this July 2, 2011 file photo, fans sing along with Jill Scott as she performs on stage at the 2011 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. More is the key word for the 2018 Essence Festival as it gears up for fans planning to descend upon New Orleans over the 4th of July holiday weekend for its 24th cultural explosion. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
July 04, 2018 - 11:17 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More is the key word for the 2018 Essence Festival as it gears up for fans planning to descend upon New Orleans over the 4th of July holiday weekend for its 24th cultural explosion. Michelle Ebanks, president of Essence Communications Inc., said since the first festival was held...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak to a "Salute to Service" dinner, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 03, 2018 - 10:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump in West Virginia (all times local): 10:20 p.m. President Donald Trump celebrated active-duty service members and veterans during a military tribute on the eve of Independence Day. The president spoke Tuesday during a "Salute to Service" charity...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a "Salute to Service" dinner, Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 03, 2018 - 7:53 pm
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated active-duty service members and veterans during a military tribute Tuesday on the eve of Independence Day. Delivering remarks at a "Salute to Service" charity dinner at the Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West...
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July 02, 2018 - 12:14 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Two Boston police officers are showing that America is the land that they love with their Fourth of July version of "Carpool Karaoke." In what they're calling "Cop Pool Karaoke," Officers Stephen McNulty and Kim Tavares discuss the upcoming Fourth of July holiday on the video before...
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Brooks Koepka reacts after putting on the 12th green during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 17, 2018 - 6:44 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on Sunday's final round of the U.S. Open (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Brooks Koepka has won a second consecutive U.S. Open, the first player to do so since Curtis Strange in 1989. Coincidentally, Strange was covering Koepka's twosome for Fox. Koepka shot 16 under...
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EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT -- A wounded man is carried after a deadly suicide attack struck a crowd of people as they left the governor's compound, in Jalalabad, capital of eastern Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Sunday, June 17, 2018. The suicide bomber on Sunday, killed at least 18 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishya)
June 17, 2018 - 12:27 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 19 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire. The Taliban later rejected an extension...
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Taliban fighters ride in their vehicle in Surkhroad district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 16, 2018. A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday as mostly Taliban fighters gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, killing 21 people and wounding another 41, said the Nangarhar provincial Police Chief Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai. Most of the dead and wounded were believed to be Taliban, he said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gal)
June 17, 2018 - 11:33 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 3:40 p.m. An Afghan official says a suicide bombing in the eastern city of Jalalabad has killed at least 18 people. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, says the attack took place...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2015 file photo, Chris Cornell plays guitar during a portrait session at The Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, Calif. Chris Cornell’s daughter has released a recording of a duet with her late father as a tribute to him on father’s day. Toni Cornell released the duet of Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” on Sunday, June 17, 2018, along with a note thanking him for her father for his support of her. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP, File)
June 17, 2018 - 11:32 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Cornell's daughter has released a recording of a duet with her late father as part of an emotional tribute to the late rocker on Father's Day. Toni Cornell released the duet of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U" on Sunday along with a note thanking her dad for his support of...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2017, file photo, taxi drivers chat as they refuel their vehicles at a gas station in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt announced Saturday, June 16, 2018 steep increases in fuel and cooking gas prices as part of the country's economic reforms and austerity measures designed to overhaul the country's ailing economy. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
June 16, 2018 - 2:32 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt announced Saturday steep increases in fuel and cooking gas prices as part of the country's economic reforms and austerity measures designed to overhaul the country's ailing economy. The new prices went into effect Saturday morning, the Ministry of Oil said in a statement. Prices...
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Uruguay's Jose Gimenez, center, heads the ball to score the opening goal during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
June 15, 2018 - 10:55 pm
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — On a team that boasts one of the World Cup's most potent attacks, a defender lifted Uruguay to its first opening-match victory at the World Cup in 48 years. Jose Gimenez headed in Carlos Sanchez's free kick in the 89th minute for a 1-0 victory over Egypt on Friday. "...
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