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Governor: 4 Zika cases likely came from Florida mosquitoes


Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Florida's governor said Friday the state likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland. Gov. Rick...full story
updated 2016-07-29 10:22 PM
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Demonstrators protest in the streets as they march for Freddie Gray to Baltimore's City Hall, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) Protestors confront a patron outside of a bar across the street from Oriole Park at Camden Yards after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) People take items from a business cooler after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Sumiteru Taniguchi, a survivor of the nuclear bombing at Nagasaki, Japan, participates in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Survivors of the nuclear attacks on Japan in 1945 hold photographs during an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Secretary of State John?Kerry, left, greets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in front of Kerry's residence in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. Abe arrived in the U.S. Sunday for a weeklong visit. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Fredricka Gray, center, the twin sister of Freddie Gray, speaks during a media availability at City Hall, after violence occurred after a march for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A man, center, shields himself after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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Governor: 4 Zika cases likely came from Florida mosquitoes

Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Florida's governor said Friday the state likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland. Gov. Rick....Fullstory

2016-07-29 10:22 PM

Russia's Putin to visit Slovenia to improve European ties
By DUSAN STOJANOVIC
Associated Press

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting European Union and NATO-member Slovenia this weekend, signaling a bid to maintain ties amid simmering....Fullstory

2016-07-29 10:22 PM

US wages, benefits see steady rise in second quarter
By JOSH BOAK
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The wages and benefits paid to U.S. civilian workers rose at a steady pace in the second quarter compared to the first....Fullstory

2016-07-29 09:01 PM

After shooting, German TV drops Counter Strike broadcast

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- A German TV channel has canceled plans to broadcast the finals of a global tournament of the video shooting game "Counter-Strike: Global....Fullstory

2016-07-29 09:01 PM

Ex-police officer to be sentenced in murder-for-hire case

Associated Press

CHESTER, Ill. (AP) -- A former suburban Chicago police officer is facing sentencing after he was convicted in a murder-for-hire case. Jurors agreed in May that....Fullstory

2016-07-29 08:22 PM

UK nuclear power project faces union protests, delay

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- French unions are protesting against energy giant EDF's approval of a major nuclear power plant project in southwest England, saying it puts....Fullstory

2016-07-29 08:22 PM

Eurozone growth halves in Q2 but inflation inches up in July

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Official figures show that economic growth across the 19-country eurozone halved in the second quarter of the year, a development that's probably....Fullstory

2016-07-29 05:42 PM

The Latest: Pope arrives at Auschwitz death camp

Associated Press

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) -- The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Pope Francis has walked beneath the notorious "Arbeit Macht Frei"....Fullstory

2016-07-29 05:42 PM

This time, an adoring He looks on as She accepts nomination
By NANCY BENAC
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- This time, Bill Clinton was the adoring spouse, smiling and clapping when the cameras cut away from the candidate in the spotlight. It....Fullstory

2016-07-29 05:42 PM

Clues in DNC hacking point to Russia, despite Trump claims
By ERIC TUCKER and TED BRIDIS
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said is reasserting that whoever hacked the Democratic National Committee and stole years of internal emails remains....Fullstory

2016-07-29 03:22 PM

Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower, led by energy sector

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening mostly lower on Wall Street, led by....Fullstory

2016-07-29 10:22 PM

Spain revises economic growth forecast up for 2016

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- The acting Spanish government has revised upward its forecast for economic growth this year from 2.7 percent to 2.9 percent. Presenting the figures....Fullstory

2016-07-29 09:01 PM

Winter took smaller bite from 2015 economy than it appeared
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It turns out the U.S. economy can withstand a cold snap after all. In early 2015, near-record-low temperatures and howling snowstorms in the....Fullstory

2016-07-29 09:01 PM

The Latest: Envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors to UN

Associated Press

GENEVA (AP) -- The Latest on the war in Syria and international efforts to resolve the crisis around the embattled city of Aleppo (all times....Fullstory

2016-07-29 08:22 PM

3 top figures jailed for Anglo Irish Bank accounting fraud

Associated Press

DUBLIN (AP) -- Three former senior bankers have been imprisoned for their roles in hiding billions in losses at the defunct Anglo Irish Bank, the....Fullstory

2016-07-29 08:22 PM

Strike disrupts Air France flights amid summer vacation

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Air France has cancelled 10 percent of its long-distance flights Friday, during a period of high traffic due to summer vacations, because....Fullstory

2016-07-29 08:22 PM

Minority Dem delegates frustrated with 'Bernie or Bust'
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- As most Democrats rally around Hillary Clinton, the lingering "Bernie or Bust" movement is stirring frustration at the party's convention among delegates....Fullstory

2016-07-29 05:42 PM

AP EXPLAINS: Conventions depict contrasting views of America
By KEN GUGGENHEIM
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Democratic and Republican party conventions have starkly framed the core question facing voters in November: Is America broken? Do they live in....Fullstory

2016-07-29 05:42 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech
By CHRISTOPER S. RUGABER and BRADLEY KLAPPER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out....Fullstory

2016-07-29 05:42 PM

Sony's profit falls on yen, lagging cellphones, Japan quake

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Sony Corp.'s fiscal first-quarter profit dipped 74 percent to 21.2 billion yen ($205 million), as earnings got hammered by a strong yen....Fullstory

2016-07-29 03:22 PM

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