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Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea
WYOMING, Ohio (AP) -- Hundreds of mourners gathered Thursday to celebrate the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to Ohio in a coma....

FBI: No 'wider plot' suspected in Michigan airport stabbing
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and made reference to people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said....

Americans and guns: It's really complicated, survey shows
ATLANTA (AP) -- Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns....

Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Milwaukee jury needed less than two days of deliberations to acquit a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that sparked two nights of violence on the city's north side....

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana....

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical companies to finance his expansion of coverage....

Former immigration detainees challenge labor practices
DENVER (AP) -- Every day, immigrants are told to clean their living areas in a privately run Colorado detention center or risk being put in solitary confinement. Some also volunteer to do jobs as varied as landscaping, more cleaning and cutting other inmates' hair, but the pay is always the same - $1 a day....

Juror: 2 holdouts in Bill Cosby's trial refused to convict
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- After 52 hours of tense deliberations, two holdouts in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial refused to convict the 79-year-old comedian, a juror told ABC News....

Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation
NEW YORK (AP) -- Coal company Murray Energy has sued HBO and its Sunday-night host, John Oliver, for what it says was a "false and malicious broadcast" last Sunday evening. It's seeking financial damages and a court order barring rebroadcasts of the segment's "defamatory statements."...

Judge hears update on Ferguson, Justice Department agreement
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A federal judge in St. Louis is set to hear an update on the progress Ferguson, Missouri, has made in its agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice....

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