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  • Police: Young Texas mom missing since concert last weekend

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Texas are looking for a 29-year-old mother who hasn’t been seen since going on a date last weekend. El Paso police issued a missing person alert late Thursday describing Erika Andrea Gaytan as “endangered.” Television station KFOX reports that she made several Facebook posts from the July 13 […]
  • Kushner to head to Mideast to push Palestinian economic plan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is returning to the Mideast at month’s end to promote the administration’s $50 billion economic support plan for the Palestinians that they’ve rejected because it ignores their political demands. Kushner outlined the plan’s ambitious investment and development goals at a Bahrain conference last […]
  • ‘Avengers: Endgame’ has passed ‘Avatar’ as biggest film ever

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The global box office has a new king in “Avengers: Endgame.” The superhero extravaganza this weekend usurped “Avatar” to become the highest grossing film of all time, with an estimated $2.79 billion in worldwide grosses in just 13 weeks. “Avatar” has held onto the record for a decade at $2.789 billion. […]
  • Coroner: 2 workers who died in grain silo suffocated

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A coroner says two men who died after they were trapped in a silo filled with grain in Ohio suffocated. The Blade in Toledo reports Lucas County’s coroner has ruled the deaths as accidental. The coroner identified the men who died Friday in the silo operated by The Andersons company in […]
  • Attorney: Deputy had no obligation to confront school gunman

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a former Florida sheriff’s deputy want a judge to dismiss felony charges stemming from his failure to enter a school building while a gunman carried out a massacre. Scot Peterson’s attorneys say prosecutors stretched the laws “beyond their breaking points” when they charged him last month with child […]
  • ‘The Lion King’ rules and ‘Endgame’ scores all-time record

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it. Not only did its photorealistic remake of “The Lion King” devour opening weekend records for the month of July and PG-rated films, but “Avengers: Endgame” also crept past […]
  • Teen activists score mental health days for Oregon students

    SALEM, Oregon (AP) — Oregon will allow students to take “mental health days” just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused school absences to include mental or behavioral health under a new law that experts say is one of the first of its kind in the U.S. But don’t call it coddling. […]
  • In some states, GOP sees the recall as its way back to power

    DENVER (AP) — Republicans frustrated by losing their grip on political power in some Western states have begun deploying a new weapon: the recall. Once reserved for targeting corrupt or inept elected officials, the recall has become part of the toolkit for Republicans seeking a do-over of election results. One GOP strategist in Colorado has […]
  • Man whose wife was struck and killed by vehicle sues FBI

    NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man says in a $35 million lawsuit filed against the federal government that an off-duty police officer who struck and killed his wife with a vehicle last year worked for the FBI at the time. The New Haven Register reports that Edward Wilczynski, of North Haven, whose wife, […]
  • Nadler: Mueller hearing to air evidence of Trump wrongdoing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee chairman said Sunday that this week’s hearing with Robert Mueller will air “very substantial evidence” of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump and make a public case for impeachment. Republicans pledged sharp questioning of the special counsel about what they see as a “one-sided” Russia investigation. Days before back-to-back […]