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Hobby Lobby fined $3M for smuggling Iraq religious artifacts

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 9:05am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Hobby Lobby Stores has agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi religious artifacts smuggled from the Middle East that the government alleges were intentionally mislabeled for import, federal prosecutors said....
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Authorities continue search after inmate's 2nd prison escape

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 9:05am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Authorities continued to search Thursday for an inmate who has made his second escape from a maximum-security South Carolina prison, offering a reward for information leading to his capture....
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Music giant Jimmy Iovine in 'Defiant' alliance with Dr. Dre

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 9:05am
NEW YORK (AP) -- "The Defiant Ones," a new HBO docuseries about two giants in the entertainment world, takes its title from a 1958 film classic about two prison escapees, one black and one white, who are shackled together as they make a break for freedom....
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US weighs sanctions on Chinese companies to punish NKorea

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 8:04am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Having lost patience with China, the Trump administration is studying new steps to starve North Korea of cash for its nuclear program, including an option that would infuriate Beijing: sanctions on Chinese companies that help keep the North's economy afloat....
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Police: 4 children, man found dead after reported stabbing

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 8:04am
LOGANVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- Police found four young children and their father apparently stabbed to death in a home outside Atlanta and took the mother into custody early Thursday....
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Police: 4 children, man found dead after reported stabbing

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 7:04am
LOGANVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- Police found four young children and a man apparently stabbed to death in a home outside Atlanta and took the mother into custody early Thursday....
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US, China grow further apart as North Korean threat rises

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 6:02am
BEIJING (AP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump's hopes for China's help with restraining North Korea appear to have gone nowhere, with the two sides growing further apart as their approaches and concerns diverge....
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Rob Kardashian's Instagram account disappears after outburst

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 6:02am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rob Kardashian says Instagram shut down his page on Wednesday following his flurry of posts attacking his former fiancée....
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Physicists find new particle with a double dose of charm

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 5:01am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists have found an extra charming new subatomic particle that they hope will help further explain a key force that binds matter together....
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To punish NKorea, US weighs sanctions on Chinese companies

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:01am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Having lost patience with China, the Trump administration is studying new steps to starve North Korea of cash for its nuclear program, including an option that would infuriate Beijing: sanctions on Chinese companies that help keep the North's economy afloat....
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Putin, Trump to meet in Germany amid a sea of disputes

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:01am
MOSCOW (AP) -- For Russian President Vladimir Putin, a meeting with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany offers a long-sought opportunity to negotiate a rapprochement with Washington. But controversy over the Trump campaign's ties with Russia will loom over the talks, making any agreements unlikely....
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Hamburg braces for major pre-G20 protest as leaders land

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 1:00am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) -- Hamburg police are gearing up for a major protest by anti-globalization activists as Germany's second-biggest city prepares to welcome leaders of the Group of 20 economic powers....
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Shunned by the rich, Cairo's subway speaks of economic woes

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 12:00am
CAIRO (AP) -- Cairo's subway is perhaps the cheapest in the world. For a fare equivalent to 11 U.S. cents, you can ride as far as you want across the overcrowded, traffic-choked Egyptian capital....
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Hobby Lobby fined $3 million over smuggled Iraqi artifacts

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 12:00am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Hobby Lobby Stores has agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artifacts smuggled from the Middle East that the government alleges were intentionally mislabeled, federal prosecutors said....
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Analysis: Despite test, N. Korean ICBM likely years away

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 10:59pm
TOKYO (AP) -- Despite North Korea's claim its intercontinental ballistic missile launch shows it can attack targets anywhere it wants, experts say it will probably be years before it could use such a weapon in a real-world scenario....
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Hobby Lobby fined $3 million over smuggled Iraqi artifacts

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 10:59pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say Hobby Lobby Stores has agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artifacts smuggled from the Middle East that the government alleges were intentionally mislabeled....
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US warns North Korea that diplomatic window is closing

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 9:58pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States warned Wednesday that North Korea was "quickly closing off" the prospect of a diplomatic resolution to its provocations, as the Trump administration launched a government-wide effort to identify options for confronting Pyongyang following its unprecedented intercontinental ballistic missile launch....
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Oregon approves measure requiring insurers to cover abortion

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 9:58pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Insurance companies in Oregon would be required to cover abortions and other reproductive services at no cost to the patient regardless of income, citizenship status or gender identity under a measure approved Wednesday by lawmakers....
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