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  • Florida Supreme Court scolds judge who jailed abuse victim

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) The Florida Supreme Court has publicly reprimanded a judge who jailed a domestic violence victim for not showing up to testify against her alleged abuser.News outlets report that Florida Chief Justice Jorge Labarga on...

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  • Tropical storm warning issued for a section of Florida's Gulf coast as tropical depression approaches

    MIAMI (AP) — Tropical storm warning issued for a section of Florida's Gulf coast as tropical depression approaches.

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  • Obama to speak at summit devoted to Lake Tahoe preservation

    STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to speak Wednesday at an annual summit dedicated to Lake Tahoe, the popular getaway Mark Twain called the world's "fairest picture" and naturalist John Muir tried to designate a national...

    By Scott Sonner, Associated Press|

  • California farmworkers on edge over historic overtime bill

    MENDOTA, Calif. (AP) — Many California farmworkers who make up the backbone of the nation's No. 1 agricultural state were praising historic legislation that brings them closer to receiving the same overtime pay as the rest of the state's workers...

    Scott Smith, Associated Press|

  • Tropical weather expected to drench North Carolina coast

    RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Outer Banks will likely be drenched as a tropical weather system blows by with up to 5 inches of heavy rain. But the depression had yet to reach tropical storm strength as it curved out to sea...

    By Ben Finley And Jonathan Drew, Associated Press|

  • LA county jail records show Chris Brown bailed out for $250,000; singer faces assault allegation

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — LA county jail records show Chris Brown bailed out for $250,000; singer faces assault allegation.

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  • Arizona old-guard Republicans advance in primary

    PHOENIX (AP) — In a year of political outsiders, two of the most prominent and longest-serving Arizona Republicans bucked the trend and easily beat back primary challenges.Sen. John McCain defeated a populist challenger on the right by more than...

    By Bob Christie, Associated Press|

  • Dog swims over 6 miles, walks 12 more to find family

    BEULAH, Mich. (AP) — A dog swam more than 6 miles and walked a dozen more to find its family after falling overboard into Lake Michigan during the weekend.Edward Casas was boating on the lake Sunday with his wife, Kristin, and the family dog, a...

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  • STORY REMOVED: BC-US--Handcuffed Suspect Flees

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn a story about a suspect who fled while still handcuffed. The story included a name for the suspect provided by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, which the sheriff's office now says is...

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  • FSU football player eats lunch with student sitting alone

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — For one day, a mother says she didn't have to worry about her son eating lunch by himself after he was joined by Florida State University wide receiver Travis Rudolph.News outlets report a photo capturing Rudolph and...

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  • Clinton to stress American exceptionalism in Ohio

    SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton plans to stress her support for American exceptionalism during a speech in the battleground state of Ohio, while arguing that Donald Trump has rejected the concept.Clinton's midday address at the American...

    By Catherine Lucey And Jill Colvin, Associated Press|

  • Some military vets tweet support for Kaepernick's protest

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick's protest of the national anthem is apparently winning support from some military veterans on Twitter.The San Francisco 49ers quarterback sparked controversy during the NFL's preseason by sitting...

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  • Greinke solid, D'backs beat Cueto and Giants 4-3

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even when he lacks his best stuff, Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke usually has enough to beat the Giants.On Tuesday night, one big inning from his Arizona teammates helped, too.Greinke threw six solid innings to continue his...

    By Michael Wagaman, Associated Press|

  • Cueto comes up short again in Giants' 4-3 loss to D'backs

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For four innings, Johnny Cueto looked like the pitcher who won 13 games before the All-Star break and was the NL's starter in the Midsummer Classic.The fifth inning was a sharp reminder of how the Giants right-hander has...

    By Michael Wagaman, Associated Press|

  • A painful loss behind a sub-par Cueto, and even more pain in the outfield

    The final write ... and a quick turnaround to tomorrow...

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  • Tropical weather system spares North Carolina's Outer Banks

    RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Outer Banks apparently will be spared from a tropical system that has been moving toward the state for days, threatening to drench the state with up to 5 inches of rain.The National Weather Service said...

    By Ben Finley And Jonathan Drew, Associated Press|

  • Police cuff lawmaker as he tries to defuse Milwaukee tension

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A state lawmaker says police officers threw him to the ground and put him in handcuffs as he tried to de-escalate tensions after 10 people were arrested at the scene of a recent fatal police shooting on Milwaukee's north...

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  • The Latest: North Carolina apparently dodging storm

    RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather systems threatening the Southeast (all times local):9:20 a.m.An emergency management official says North Carolina's Outer Banks were spared from a tropical weather system that had been moving...

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  • Police: Woman kidnapped by husband found dead, he's wounded

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman who was kidnapped at gunpoint by her husband while he was under home confinement on charges he beat and abducted her two months earlier was found dead inside a barn, and he was hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot...

    By Joe Mandak, Associated Press|

  • 3 dead, 9 injured in multi-vehicle crash in New York City

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three people were killed and nine others were injured early Wednesday in a collision on a major Long Island highway where just 10 days earlier six other people died in a horrific crash.Wednesday's chain-reaction wreck involved six...

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  • Some military vets tweet support for Colin Kaepernick's protest

    SANTA CLARA -- Colin Kaepernick's protest of the national anthem is apparently winning support from some military veterans on Twitter. ...

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  • Markets Right Now: Stocks edge lower in early trading

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street as a thin batch of earnings gave investors little to get excited about.Tax preparation company H&R...

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  • Some military vets tweet support for Colin Kaepernick's protest

    SANTA CLARA -- Colin Kaepernick's protest of the national anthem is apparently winning support from some military veterans on Twitter. ...

    Associated Press|

  • Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris, Eric Church lead CMA nods

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Stapleton, Eric Church and budding newcomer Maren Morris are the leaders at the 2016 Country Music Association Awards.The three performers received five nominations each Wednesday. The CMAs will air live Nov. 2 on ABC in...

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  • Bruce Springsteen breaks own record for longest US show

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band couldn't leave New Jersey without breaking another record.Tuesday night's concert at MetLife Stadium ended four hours after it started, breaking the previous record for the...

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  • 5 California Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. CHRIS BROWNSinger posts bail after arrest on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon that followed a bizarre, hours-long...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Indian-Americans clash with cowboy town over proposed center

    NORCO, Calif. (AP) — The Southern California city of Norco markets itself as "Horsetown USA," and it's not unusual for cowboy hat-wearing residents to head out for lunch or run errands on horseback in its Old West-styled downtown.Local leaders...

    By Amy Taxin, Associated Press|

  • After easy win, Rubio has bigger challenge to keep seat

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential aspirations and insistence that he was done with the Senate didn't hurt him with GOP voters, now it's time to see if the rest of Florida will be as forgiving as he seeks a second...

    By Brendan Farrington, AP Political Writer|

  • Questions Trump may tackle in anticipated immigration speech

    SEATTLE (AP) — After an unexpected visit to Mexico on Wednesday, Donald Trump is set to deliver a much-anticipated speech on immigration in Arizona. He'll do so under pressure to clarify where he stands on the finer points of an issue that's...

    By Jill Colvin, Associated Press|

  • Trump heading to Mexico ahead of immigration speech

    EVERETT, Washington (AP) — Donald Trump will be taking his first foreign trip as the Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday, making a quick visit to Mexico, a nation he derided as the home of rapists and criminals as he launched his...

    By Jill Colvin And Julie Pace, Associated Press|