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July 17, 2017 - 12:10 pm
HARGEISA, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's internet has returned after an outage of more than three weeks cost the Horn of Africa nation about $10 million a day, authorities said Monday. Hormuud Telecom, the country's largest telecom company, announced the restoration of service in a message to subscribers...
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July 17, 2017 - 12:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will offer an extra 15,000 temporary, seasonal work visas this budget year. The extra H-2B visas are for seasonal, non-agriculture workers for jobs at a variety of businesses, including resorts. The extra visas will be available to companies that can how...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2015. file photo, Ryan Phillippe speaks on stage during the "Secrets And Lies" panel at the Disney/ABC Television Group 2015 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. Phillippe posted a picture of himself laid up in a hospital bed with a broken leg on Monday, July 17, 2017, following what he calls a “freak accident.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 17, 2017 - 12:03 pm
Actor Ryan Phillippe has posted a picture of himself laid up in a hospital bed with a broken leg following what he calls a "freak accident." Phillippe wrote in the caption of his Instagram post Monday that he's "going to be ok." The picture shows him with a bandage on his leg and a swollen foot. He...
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July 17, 2017 - 12:03 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Interstate fishing managers say a row with an appointee of President Donald Trump's administration over the regulation of flounder fishing off New Jersey jeopardizes conservation of marine species all along the East Coast. The fish in question is summer flounder, which is...
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July 17, 2017 - 12:02 pm
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — Chemical tests at an Indiana tributary that feeds Lake Michigan are coming up clear following a spill of a potentially carcinogenic chemical. The (Northwest Indiana) Times ( http://bit.ly/2txsXq0 ) reports that the Burns Waterway has been tested weekly for hexavalent chromium...
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July 17, 2017 - 12:01 pm
DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — State Police released an artist's sketch Monday of a man considered the main suspect in the killings of two northern Indiana girls and urged the public to study the image and provide tips that could help them identify the suspect. The composite sketch depicts a white man with a...
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July 17, 2017 - 12:00 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Florida State is the preseason pick to win the Atlantic Coast Conference and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson of Louisville is the preseason player of the year. The ACC announced voting results Monday following a poll of 167 media members who attended last week's...
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July 17, 2017 - 11:59 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman who claimed to have lost her baby during a deadly shooting at her gender reveal party in suburban Cincinnati wasn't even pregnant, police said Monday. Colerain Township Police Chief Mark Denney said investigators only have speculation about why the woman claimed to be...
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This 2009 handout photo released by a friend of Xiyue Wang, shows Xiyue Wang at his apartment in Hong Kong, China. Princeton University professor Stephen Kotkin, who advised Wang, a Chinese-American researcher sentenced to prison in Iran, defended his former student as innocent of all charges against him. Kotkin told The Associated Press by email that Xiyue Wang is a "remarkable, linguistically gifted graduate student" who studied governance in 19th and early 20th century Muslim regions. (Friend of Xiyue Wang via AP)
July 17, 2017 - 11:59 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Chinese-American graduate student at Princeton sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran for allegedly "infiltrating" the country and sending confidential material abroad is innocent of all charges against him, his professor said Monday. Xiyue Wang's arrest, which...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2017, file photo, Clemson's Christian Wilkins waves to the media during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day, in Charlotte, N.C. It's Wilkins time to be the face of Clemson _ a role the 6-foot-4, 310-pound junior is more than ready to to take on. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
July 17, 2017 - 11:57 am
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson defensive tackle Christian Wilkins usually finds the spotlight, and it doesn't seem to matter if he's on the field or off it. It doesn't even matter if he is seeking the attention or not. Maybe it's his full-out love of Power Rangers, the big man showcasing his...
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