The Associated Press

July 22, 2019 - 12:00 am
COASTAL PROTECTION ZONES Plan would make coastal mansions eligible for disaster aid OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) — A proposed sweeping overhaul of federal protection zones along the East Coast would make hundreds of waterfront homes including multimillion-dollar estates newly eligible for taxpayer-...
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July 22, 2019 - 12:00 am
SAFETY GRANTS-GEORGIA Georgia communities awarded federal grants for public safety ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Two Georgia communities are being awarded federal grants to fund programs aimed at improving public safety. The city of Albany in southwest Georgia has been approved to receive more than $60,300...
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July 22, 2019 - 12:00 am
EQUIFAX-FINE Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlement WASHINGTON (AP) — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The...
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July 21, 2019 - 12:00 am
COASTAL PROTECTION ZONES Plan would make coastal mansions eligible for disaster aid OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) — A proposed sweeping overhaul of federal protection zones along the East Coast would make hundreds of waterfront homes including multimillion-dollar estates newly eligible for taxpayer-...
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July 21, 2019 - 12:00 am
SHOOTING WHILE STEERING Police say drunk driver accidentally fired gun while driving (Information from: The News & Observer, http://www.newsobserver.com ) KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (AP) — Police say a drunk driver accidentally fired a gun while steering his car in a parking lot brewery in Kill...
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July 21, 2019 - 12:00 am
PUERTO RICO-GOVERNOR Puerto Rico gov will not seek re-election, leaves his party SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party. Ricardo Rosselló...
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July 20, 2019 - 11:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A business dispute took CBS off the air for millions of satellite television customers of DirecTV and AT&T U-verse on Saturday. CBS was black on satellite systems owned by AT&T in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and at least 11 other large cities across the United States...
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Biff Hutchison, of Burley, Idaho, performs during Pogopalooza, The World Championships of Pogo in Wilkinsburg, Pa., Saturday, July 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
July 20, 2019 - 5:51 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pogopalooza, known as the World Championships of Pogo, is bouncing into Pittsburgh this weekend. Extreme pogo stick athletes from around the world are coming to town to show off their huge tricks and flips to compete for world titles in such categories as High Jump and Best Trick...
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A boy holding a Turkish flag watches as Turkish acrobatic jets fly, during a military parade celebration marking the 45th anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion in the Turkish occupied area of the divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, July 20, 2019. Cyprus was split into Greek Cypriot south and Turkish Cypriot north in 1974 when Turkey invaded in response to a coup by supporters of a union with Greece. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
July 20, 2019 - 7:31 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkey's vice president says his country is stepping up a search for hydrocarbons off ethnically divided Cyprus with the dispatching of a survey vessel to join two drillships and another research craft operating in waters around the east Mediterranean island nation. Fuat...
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July 20, 2019 - 12:00 am
BLACK LAWMAKER ACCOSTED Black lawmaker: White man said 'Go back where you came from' MABLETON, Ga. (AP) — An African-American lawmaker in Georgia says she was verbally attacked in a supermarket by a white man who told her, "Go back where you came from." Rep. Erica Thomas of Austell tearfully...
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