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CORRECTS TO CLARIFY THAT CREW IS NOT PART OF JENNY LEE SPORTFISHING AND THAT THIS WON’T BE A STATE RECORD - In this Saturday, July 22, 2017, photo provided by Jenny Lee Sportfishing, from left, Mark Miccio, Mark Miccio, Matt Miccio and Steve Miccio pose for a photo with a 926-pound Mako shark that they helped catch at Hoffmann Marina in Brielle, N.J. State environmental officials said Tuesday, July 25, that the catch won’t be recognized as a state record because more than one angler helped catch it. (Jenny Lee Sportfishing via AP)
July 25, 2017 - 3:40 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 926-pound (420-kilogram) Mako shark caught off the New Jersey coast won't be recognized as a state record because more than one angler helped catch it. The 12-foot-long (3.6-meter-long) shark caught Saturday about 100 miles (160 kilometers) offshore beats an 880-pound tiger...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., accompanied by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, following a House GOP Caucus. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 25, 2017 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local): 3:33 p.m. President Donald Trump says that he is "very disappointed" in Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Trump told The Wall Street Journal in an interview Tuesday that he has not made up his...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., accompanied by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, following a House GOP Caucus. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 25, 2017 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local): 3:33 p.m. President Donald Trump says that he is "very disappointed" in Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Trump told The Wall Street Journal in an interview Tuesday that he has not made up his...
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Scouts and their leaders listen to President Donald Trump at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit in Glen Jean, W.Va., Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
July 25, 2017 - 3:28 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — No knot-tying demonstrations. No wood-carving advice. President Donald Trump went straight to starting a fire in a speech at a national Boy Scouts gathering. Parents, former Scouts and others were furious after Trump railed against his enemies, promoted his political agenda...
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, as the Senate was to vote on moving head on health care with the goal of erasing much of Barack Obama's law. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 25, 2017 - 3:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie, the Senate voted by a hair Tuesday to start debating Republican legislation to tear down much of the Obama health care law. The vote gives President Donald Trump and GOP leaders a crucial initial victory but launches a weeklong...
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In this Thursday, March 30, 2017 photo, Juliana Oliveira, a former member of the Word of Faith Fellowship, cries during an interview in Betim, Brazil. "When you are in a cult, you don't know you are in a cult because little by little it all becomes ‘normal,'" said Oliveira. "It's like a frog in a pot of water. By the time it's boiling, he can't jump out." (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
July 25, 2017 - 3:12 pm
SAO JOAQUIM DE BICAS, Brazil (AP) — At the Word of Faith Fellowship churches in the Brazilian cities of Sao Joaquim de Bicas and Franco da Rocha, the signs of broken families are everywhere: parents separated from their children, siblings who no longer speak, grandparents who wonder if they will...
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In this Thursday, March 30, 2017 photo, Juliana Oliveira, a former member of the Word of Faith Fellowship, cries during an interview in Betim, Brazil. "When you are in a cult, you don't know you are in a cult because little by little it all becomes ‘normal,'" said Oliveira. "It's like a frog in a pot of water. By the time it's boiling, he can't jump out." (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
July 25, 2017 - 3:12 pm
SAO JOAQUIM DE BICAS, Brazil (AP) — At the Word of Faith Fellowship churches in the Brazilian cities of Sao Joaquim de Bicas and Franco da Rocha, the signs of broken families are everywhere: parents separated from their children, siblings who no longer speak, grandparents who wonder if they will...
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Israeli police officers walk outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Israel has begun dismantling metal detectors it installed a week earlier at the gates of a contested Jerusalem shrine, amid widespread Muslim protests. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
July 25, 2017 - 3:00 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Palestinian Muslims prayed in the streets near Jerusalem's most contested holy site Tuesday, heeding a call by clergy to not enter the shrine despite Israel's seeming capitulation when it removed metal detectors it installed there a week earlier. Muslim leaders said...
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Israeli police officers walk outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Israel has begun dismantling metal detectors it installed a week earlier at the gates of a contested Jerusalem shrine, amid widespread Muslim protests. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
July 25, 2017 - 3:00 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Palestinian Muslims prayed in the streets near Jerusalem's most contested holy site Tuesday, heeding a call by clergy to not enter the shrine despite Israel's seeming capitulation when it removed metal detectors it installed there a week earlier. Muslim leaders said...
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A Palestinian youth sells bagels outside Jerusalem's Old City, overlooking the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Israel has begun dismantling metal detectors it installed a week earlier at the gates of a contested Jerusalem shrine, amid widespread Muslim protests. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
July 25, 2017 - 2:54 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he will continue to suspend security coordination with Israel until it returns the situation at a major...
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