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  • Thunder's Andre Roberson beating Warriors with his offense

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Warriors forward Draymond Green said earlier during the Western Conference finals that the Warriors would congratulate the Oklahoma City Thunder if Andre Roberson beat them on...

    By Diamond Leung, dleung@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • Planners seek to transform border town into destination

    SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) Trucks race along a winding road in the arid New Mexico desert. As they travel through Santa Teresa, a border-crossing port of entry and unincorporated town, they pass millions of square feet of warehouses that store...

    By Russell Contreras, Associated Press|

  • Mount Vernon exhibit looks at Washington as slaveholder

    MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) — It is the unavoidable Achilles' heel in the reputation of George Washington and so many other Founding Fathers: that men who risked their lives to protect their nation's liberty were also slaveholders.That dichotomy will...

    By Matthew Barakat, Associated Press|

  • Thunder's Andre Roberson beating Warriors with his offense

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Warriors forward Draymond Green said earlier during the Western Conference finals that the Warriors would congratulate the Oklahoma City Thunder if Andre Roberson beat them on...

    By Diamond Leung, dleung@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • Trump says he's holding fundraisers only because GOP asked

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Donald Trump says he is only asking wealthy donors for their money because the Republican National Committee wants him to.In an interview with The Associated Press, that's how the presumptive GOP presidential nominee...

    By Jill Colvin And Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press|

  • Eric Trump, helping his father, balances company, campaign

    NEW YORK (AP) — The windows of Eric Trump's office in the Trump Tower offer breathtaking views of some of Manhattan's most expensive real estate. It's there the youngest of Donald Trump's adult sons is reflecting on eye-opening moments from a...

    By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press|

  • McAuliffe announces California brewery expanding to Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe says another craft beer company has decided to locate its East Coast operations in Virginia.The governor's office announced Tuesday that San Diego-based Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits will open a...

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  • Baltimore police leader acknowledges flaws exposed by trial

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The trial of an officer cleared in the arrest of a young black man who died from injuries suffered in police custody has exposed deep systemic problems within the Baltimore Police Department: Officers are inadequately trained and...

    By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press|

  • Madson, A's bullpen let one slip away to Mariners

    SEATTLE (AP) — Things fell apart in a hurry for Oakland's usually reliable bullpen Tuesday night.Closer Ryan Madson allowed a game-ending, two-run homer to Leonys Martin in the ninth inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 6-5 comeback victory over...

    By Jim Hoehn, Associated Press|

  • Casino magnate Wynn envisions water paradise in dry Nevada

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Imagine a white sand beach with a bar at the dock. Water skiers flash by a small island, where fireworks shoot from twin peaks. Now imagine this water paradise is in the desert of drought-stricken Nevada.Casino magnate Steve Wynn...

    By Sally Ho, Associated Press|

  • Thunder's Andre Roberson beating Warriors with his offense

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Warriors forward Draymond Green said earlier during the Western Conference finals that the Warriors would congratulate the Oklahoma City Thunder if Andre Roberson beat them on...

    By Diamond Leung, dleung@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • How AP and Equilar calculated CEO pay

    For its annual study of CEO pay, The Associated Press used data provided by Equilar, an executive data firm.Equilar examined the regulatory filings detailing the pay packages of 341 executives. Equilar looked at companies in the Standard & Poor's...

    By The Associated Press|

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. PROTESTS TURN VIOLENT OUTSIDE TRUMP RALLY IN NEW MEXICODemonstrators throw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at officers,...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Solar-powered plane's latest leg: Ohio to Pennsylvania

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A solar-powered airplane has taken off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright on the latest leg of its journey around the world.The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from Dayton...

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  • Ex-police officer sentenced to life in prison for child porn

    FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida police officer has been sentenced to life in federal prison after pleading guilty to several child exploitation and child pornography charges.A federal judge in Fort Pierce on Tuesday sentenced...

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  • San Diego elementary school gets rid of Robert E. Lee name

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego elementary school will feature a new name next school year after officials agreed to drop the current name honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.The San Diego Union-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/25kQQ5c ) that the...

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  • Santa Ana police shoot knife-wielding carjacking suspect

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Ana police shot and critically wounded a woman suspected of stabbing a man during an attempted carjacking, trying to break into a business and then threatening officers with a knife.Corporal Anthony Bertagna says...

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  • September retrial set in Etan Patz disappearance

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City retrial will begin after Labor Day for a New Jersey man accused of killing Etan Patz (AY'-tahn payts) in 1979.The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/22oQ5mz ) says jury selection is expected to start Sept. 6 or 7 in...

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  • Baylor says 'Ken Starr is president' amid speculation

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University and its president are facing mounting pressure over how the school has handled reports of rape and assault by football players, and the Texas university says its governing board is still considering the...

    By Jim Vertuno, AP Sports Writer|

  • North Carolina inmate says officers beat him for no reason

    LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A 65-year-old state prison inmate says he was handcuffed when officers attacked him, causing him to be hospitalized for four days.Citing hospital records, the Charlotte Observer (http://bit.ly/1YYn7I8 ) reports that inmate...

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  • High school student charged in teen's drug-related death

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Police say a high school student in northern Virginia has been charged with giving drugs to a classmate who died.Authorities say 18-year-old David Evers turned himself in to Fairfax County police last week and was charged with...

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  • Detroit-area cop delivers pizza after takeout driver hurt

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit police officer stepped in after a pizza delivery driver was injured in a car crash to make sure a still-warm order made it to its destination.Lincoln Park police Cpl. Joe Sparks tells The Detroit News...

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  • The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2015

    Here are the three CEOs who got the biggest pay raises last year, and the deepest pay cuts, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.Top raises:1. Dara Khosrowshahi, Expedia, $94.6 million, up 881 percent. Stock...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Boy swept away in Arkansas floodwaters rescued alive

    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in northeast Arkansas say a 13-year-old boy was found safe three hours after he was swept away in a flooded drainage pipe.Jonesboro police say the boy fell into the storm drain Tuesday after storms dumped more...

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  • Woman wrecks car, then falls 60 feet off cliff in New York

    NEW SCOTLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a woman wrecked her car, ran into the woods when responding officers showed up and fell about 60 feet off a cliff in New York.The woman was hospitalized with serious injuries after the fall Tuesday...

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  • Police ID 2 killed in Virginia plane crash

    RHOADESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are identifying two people who died in a small plane crash.Police identified the two in a statement Wednesday as 57-year-old pilot Charles Neal Caldwell of Apopka, Florida, and his passenger,...

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  • Suspect leads police to bodies of Washington state couple

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — For six weeks, authorities said a missing Washington state couple had been killed. Two brothers who fled to Mexico were charged with their slayings.But until Tuesday, no bodies had been found.That changed after one of the...

    By Lisa Baumann And Phuong Le, Associated Press|

  • Police seize thousands of marijuana plants in California

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Police say they seized more than 3,000 marijuana plants at a Northern California house where the entire front yard was used as a grow site.The Press Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/1WOpOhz ) that Clearlake Police...

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  • The Latest: Portrait to be unveiled of slain church pastor

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a church shooting in Charleston about a year ago that left nine black members dead (all times local):10:05 a.m.The pastor and state senator shot to death at a Charleston church last year is being remembered as...

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  • Harvard Club of Boston elects its 1st female president

    BOSTON (AP) — The 108-year-old Harvard Club of Boston has elected its first female president, and she says her election is the beginning of many changes for the alumni group.Karen Van Winkle was elected Monday. She tells The Boston Globe...

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