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Los Angeles back from dead as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games - a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running....

Experts: Unlikely German sailor fell ill in Rio's water

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Medical experts and scientists said Friday it's unlikely that a German sailor with a bacterial skin infection that's resistant to antibiotics contracted the illness in polluted Olympic waters....

UN envoy notes 'tangible results' in talks with Libya envoys
GENEVA (AP) -- The U.N. special envoy for Libya has met with leaders of the Tripoli-based government and says he hopes a draft agreement aimed at forming a national unity government can be finalized in coming weeks....

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Bittersweet reward for brothers wrongly imprisoned 30 years

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Receiving $750,000 apiece for wrongful imprisonment is a bittersweet reward for two North Carolina brothers who suffered an emotional and physical toll from their three decades of incarceration....

US small businesses feel mixed impact from China's economy

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NEW YORK (AP) -- China's economic problems have been a windfall for some U.S. small businesses - and pose a threat to others....

Deaths of family after Jersey shore fire were murder-suicide

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LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) -- A man fatally shot his partner and their two children before setting their Jersey shore house on fire and killing himself, prosecutors said Friday, confirming investigators' early suspicions that the deaths were a murder-suicide....
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