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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee police officials have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer and they are currently searching for the man....
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ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) -- Bobby Brown's sister vowed the family feud was "far from over" between their family and the late Whitney Houston's kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown....
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers....
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DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) -- Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is "done for" if the conservative donors and politicians he gathered at a retreat this weekend don't rally others to their cause of demanding a smaller, less-intrusive government....
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HANOVER, Pa. (AP) -- Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their statehouses this summer and presidential candidates from both parties declared it too divisive for official display....
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public....
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CAIRO (AP) -- Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring....
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The International Olympic Committee said Sunday it will order testing for disease-causing viruses in the sewage-polluted waters where athletes will compete in next year's Rio de Janeiro Games....
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republican-led states....
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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Now there are two: Zimbabwe accused a Pennsylvania doctor on Sunday of illegally killing a lion in April, adding to the outcry over a Minnesota dentist the African government wants to extradite for killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July....
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AP Top Headlines At 8:21 p.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 8:21 p.m. EDT
  1. Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally hunted lion
    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Now there are two: Zimbabwe accused a Pennsylvania doctor on Sunday of illegally killing a lion in April, adding to the outcry over a Minnesota dentist the African government wants to extradite for killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July....
  2. Climate change: Obama orders steeper cuts from power plants
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republican-led states....
  3. IOC to order tests for viruses at Rio's Olympic water venues
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The International Olympic Committee said Sunday it will order testing for disease-causing viruses in the sewage-polluted waters where athletes will compete in next year's Rio de Janeiro Games....
  4. US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit
    CAIRO (AP) -- Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring....
  5. Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public....
  6. Some Americans refuse to give up on Confederate flag
    HANOVER, Pa. (AP) -- Many Americans assumed the Confederate flag was retired for good after governors in South Carolina and Alabama removed it from their statehouses this summer and presidential candidates from both parties declared it too divisive for official display....
  7. Koch warns conservatives must demand smaller government
    DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) -- Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is "done for" if the conservative donors and politicians he gathered at a retreat this weekend don't rally others to their cause of demanding a smaller, less-intrusive government....
  8. 5 things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthood
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers....
  9. Bobby Brown's sister vows family feud is just beginning
    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) -- Bobby Brown's sister vowed the family feud was "far from over" between their family and the late Whitney Houston's kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown....
  10. Police ID suspect in killing of officer; manhunt underway
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee police officials have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer and they are currently searching for the man....
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