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Legal experts see no criminal trouble for Clinton thus far

Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based on the public evidence thus far.

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In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action

Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic visit to Alaska.

Arizona woman acknowledges drowning twin sons

An Arizona woman told investigators that she drowned her 2-year-old twin sons and tried to kill her 3-year-old stepbrother in the same way because she didn’t want them to live with the difficulties she faces.

Sex registry questioned after prep school grad’s conviction

A graduate of an elite prep school who was convicted of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old classmate as part of a game of sexual conquest will be required to register as a sex offender for life, a punishment his lawyer likens to being branded and legal experts and reform advocates say exceeds the crime.

Hometown mourners celebrate life of slain TV cameraman

The scene inside a Virginia high school auditorium sounded more like a celebration of life Monday than a visitation after a death as the family of a cameraman who was slain on live TV greeted well over 1,000 mourners at a hometown reception.

Suspect in Houston-area deputy’s death had mental evaluation

The man accused of shooting and killing a suburban Houston officer has a history of mental illness and once lived in a homeless shelter, authorities said Monday.

EU struggles for answers as migrant influx raises tensions

French and German leaders reminded other European countries Monday of their shared responsibility toward refugees, as one official blamed harsh government policy for the deaths of dozens of migrants crammed into a truck.

Afghan Taliban offer leader’s biography amid power struggle

Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan’s government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a city near the Afghan border aimed at resolving a dispute over the group’s leadership following the death of figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar.

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Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed

A grenade exploded outside Ukraine’s parliament during a nationalist protest against a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east, killing one police officer and injuring more than 100, the interior ministry said.

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When the wells run dry: California families cope in drought

Looking for water to flush his toilet, Tino Lozano pointed a garden hose at some buckets in the bare dirt of his yard.

Service pays tribute to slain television reporter, cameraman

Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two television journalists who were shot and killed while working last week.

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Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many ways

When Pope Francis sets foot on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Sept. 22, it won’t just be his first time in the United States as pontiff.

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Defiant Malaysian PM rejects calls that he step down

Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak poured scorn on a huge two-day rally that brought together tens of thousands of yellow-shirted protesters demanding his resignation over a financial scandal.

Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

HOUSTON (AP) — The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.

Doubts about China’s economic leadership sap confidence

The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years.

General Mills sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas cuts

General Mills has set an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025 — not just within its own operations but from farm to fork to landfill.

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Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party.

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected though still below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.

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Family seeks answers in East St. Louis strip club killing

In the nearly six years since a southern Illinois man died in an East St. Louis strip club parking lot after being run over by a bouncer's pickup truck, court hearings for a reckless homicide charge have been postponed 16 times and the case is on its sixth judge — one of whom is in federal prison.

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Donald Trump courts tea party voters in Nashville

Donald Trump will decide soon whether to mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president, the real estate mogul said Saturday.

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