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June 14, 2018 - 4:41 pm
This was never how Magdalena Czarnecka and her husband, Michael Wangrat, saw their honeymoon going, but the adventurous pair are just happy to be OK, after Magdelena fell 1,000 ft down a mountain.
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FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, sports betting will be the main topic at a major gambling industry conference in Atlantic City. The East Coast Gaming Congress on Wednesday, June 13, will discuss where sports betting stands and what might be next now that New Jersey has won a U.S. Supreme Court case clearing the way for all 50 states to legalize it if they choose. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 14, 2018 - 11:11 am
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's governor kicked off a new era of gambling Thursday in the state that led the charge for the entire nation to bet on sports legally. Gov. Phil Murphy placed $20 bets on Germany to win the World Cup soccer tournament, and the New Jersey Devils to win hockey's...
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FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in Washington, on Jan. 25, 2017. A survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV finds that parents and their kids agree about a lot of things when it comes to politics. Most in both generations disapprove of Trump, and 55 percent say they usually see eye to eye about politics. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
June 14, 2018 - 9:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In some ways, President Donald Trump has brought Tammy Kennedy and her daughter, Sue Ann, together on politics. They don't agree on every issue— Tammy supports abortion rights, for example, while Sue Ann opposes them. Even so, the two agree on most issues and disapprove of the way...
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June 14, 2018 - 9:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the annual congressional baseball game (all times local): 9:45 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan is recalling the morning one year ago when one of his top colleagues, Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES'), was shot during a baseball practice in Virginia. Ryan tells a group of...
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FILE - This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo shows the Twenty-First Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building in New York. The potential for another media megadeal are sending shares of Comcast, Twenty-First Century Fox and Disney into motion before the opening bell. After a judge cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, many now expect Comcast to top Disney’s pending $52.4 billion stock offer for the entertainment assets of Twenty-First Century Fox, possibly as early as Wednesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 14, 2018 - 7:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Competing bids from Comcast and Disney for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox come as the media landscape changes and companies get more involved in both creating and distributing content. X-Men and other movies from Fox's studios would help beef up Disney's upcoming streaming...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2018 file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who was shot and nearly killed during a Congressional baseball practice, apparently has a memoir coming this fall. The 304-page book is called “Back in the Game,” according to listings on Amazon.com and the web site for the publisher Center Street. The release date is Nov. 13. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
June 14, 2018 - 1:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The annual baseball game between congressional Republicans and Democrats carries special significance, coming on the first anniversary of the ball-field shooting that almost killed House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. Republicans have largely maintained their support for gun rights...
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June 13, 2018 - 12:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman has asked President Donald Trump to attend the annual congressional baseball game Thursday night at Nationals Park. Texas Rep. Roger Williams, who is coaching the Republican team, tells The Associated Press that, "I asked him to come, I guess it was last...
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June 13, 2018 - 3:25 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in last month's parliamentary elections, has announced an alliance with an Iran-backed coalition ahead of marathon negotiations to form a new government. The move, which was announced by al-Sadr and...
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June 12, 2018 - 6:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Emergency officials say 11 people have been killed when two boats collided near a Russian city that is hosting the World Cup. The accident occurred late Monday on the Volga River several hundred meters (yards) off the shoreline of the city of Volgograd in southern Russia. According to...
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Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman, and Chris Volo, right, arrive at Singapore's Changi Airport on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
June 12, 2018 - 1:09 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore on Tuesday as President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met for the first time. He told the Associated Press that he hopes to soon visit the White House. The eccentric former...
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