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Notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman convicted

NEW YORK (AP) " Lawyers for notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman say they'll keep fighting his conviction.Jurors in New York on Tuesday convicted Guzman on all 10 counts in an international drug distribution trial that lasted more than three months. The verdict was reached on the...

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Maduro challenger plans caravans for US aid to Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) " Opposition leader Juan Guaido said Tuesday that he will try to run caravans of badly needed food and medicine into Venezuela but won't start for nearly two weeks, a timeline that threatens to deflate momentum toward unseating entrenched President Nicolas Maduro.Surrounded...

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Biden: Longtime Rep. John Dingell treated all with 'dignity'

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) " Longtime Rep. John Dingell knew that jobs were about more than collecting a paycheck, and that health care meant more than just good health. Both were about dignity, former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday while eulogizing the longest serving member of Congress in U.S....

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Camels found wandering in Arizona yard are back home

SAHUARITA, Ariz. (AP) " Two camels in southern Arizona are back home after going for an impromptu trek in the desert.Pima County sheriff's officials said authorities Tuesday found the owners of the runaway camels.Deputies were called to a residence in the town of Sahuarita on Monday night and found...

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Heading south: Warming to change how US cities feel in 2080

WASHINGTON (AP) " The climate in New York City in 60 years could feel like Arkansas now. Chicago could seem like Kansas City and San Francisco could get a Southern California climate if global warming pollution continues at the current pace, a new study finds.In 2080, North Carolina's capital,...

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) " Bosnia police on Tuesday shot and killed the country's most-wanted fugitive, who had been sought in the slayings of a police officer and another person, after a huge manhunt.Edin Gacic died after a shootout with police near the capital Sarajevo, police said. A...

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Virginia's lieutenant governor has denied newly publicized allegations that he sexually assaulted two women years ago and has vowed to continue serving in office. It's a scenario that already has played out in several other states, with differing conclusions.At least six other statewide elected...

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STOCKHOLM (AP) " Sweden's civil protection agency says the country needs more water-dropping resources to fight serious wildfires like the ones last year and improve cooperation between the rescue services.Agency head Dan Eliasson says the path ahead is "to get us the skills and ability" to use...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Sen. Sherrod Brown, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential contender, shrugged off arguments from liberals on Tuesday that signing onto the climate change plan known as the Green New Deal is essential to winning over the party's base."I don't need to co-sponsor every bill that...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar has apologized for tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so. But President Donald Trump on Tuesday called her apology "lame" and said she should resign from Congress or at least not be allowed...

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PARIS (AP) " At least five French journalists have been suspended from their jobs for allegedly harassing people online with sexist, homophobic and racist insults that were coordinated through a private Facebook group.France's Liberation newspaper and cultural magazine Les Inrockuptibles said this...

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HOUSTON (AP) " The nonprofit National Butterfly Center has asked a federal judge to stop border wall activity on its property as the Trump administration gears up to build new walls and fencing in South Texas and may soon win funding for more.In a motion filed late Monday, center director Marianna...

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DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) " Former Vice President Joe Biden and other dignitaries are attending the funeral Tuesday for longtime Rep. John Dingell, a day after hundreds of people passed his coffin and were personally greeted by the family of America's longest-serving member of Congress.Snow and icy...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " The climate in New York City in 60 years could feel like Arkansas now. Chicago could seem like Kansas City and San Francisco could get a Southern California climate if global warming pollution continues at the current pace, a new study finds.In 2080, North Carolina's capital,...

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) " A Virginia city's penalty of jail time for teenage trick-or-treaters has scared up some ridicule and a possible policy change.The Chesapeake City Council is set to vote Tuesday on an amendment to a 50-year-old law that threatens teens with up to six months in jail if they go...

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GENEVA (AP) " Two U.N. agencies want governments and makers of headphones, mobile phones and other audio devices to do more to keep down the volume they emit amid concerns about hearing loss in an increasingly digitized era.The World Health Organization and the International Telecommunications Union...

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) " The operator of Frankfurt's international airport says it is developing a concept for electric air taxi services.Fraport AG is working with Volocopter GmbH, which makes two-seat, multi-rotor electric aircraft that can fly with a pilot or autonomously.Actually operating such...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Doctors already are supposed to screen new mothers for depression, to find those who need prompt care. Now they're also being urged to identify women at risk " because counseling could prevent depression from setting in.Up to 1 in 7 women experience what's called perinatal...

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " The Afghan government has fired its election commission.The move Tuesday by President Ashraf Ghani's administration comes more than three months after chaotic parliamentary elections " the results of which have still not been announced " and ahead of July's controversial...

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) " Rescue workers in South Africa pulled a newborn baby from a storm drain in a four-hour operation that ended with whoops and cheers from onlookers.Rescue Care Paramedics, one of the groups that helped to extricate the infant girl in Durban, says it is unclear why the baby was...

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