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Mall shooting suspect: 'Creepy,' multiple arrests, disputes
OAK HARBOR, Wash. (AP) -- The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy's makeup counter had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather, and was described by a neighbor as so "creepy, rude and obnoxious" that she kept a Taser by her front door....

Things to Know about deadly shootings at mall in Washington
BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) -- Authorities on Sunday were investigating the background and possible motive of the suspect arrested in the slayings of five people in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle. Here are things to know about the shooting and the investigation:...

The Latest: Charlotte mayor lifts curfew
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Latest on protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, over the fatal police shooting of a black man (all times local):...

US terror attacks' common denominator: Anwar al-Awlaki
NEW YORK (AP) -- Five years after Anwar al-Awlaki was killed by an American drone strike, he keeps inspiring acts of terror....

Residents evacuate Cedar Rapids homes ahead of flooding
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Several thousand residents of Cedar Rapids left their homes Sunday as floodwaters began to spill out of the rising Cedar River, and Iowa's second-largest city worked to apply the lessons officials learned after the record 2008 flood....

Clinton, Trump buff foreign policy bona fides on debate eve
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were meeting separately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday, giving each candidate fresh foreign policy talking points on the eve of their first presidential debate....

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident
MIAMI (AP) -- Jose Fernandez escaped from Cuba by boat on his fourth try as a teenager, and when his mother fell into the Yucatan Channel during the journey, he jumped in and pulled her out....

Lengthy jury selection in Charleston church shootings begins
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- The laborious process of jury selection is getting underway in the federal death penalty trial of Dylann Roof, the white man charged in the deaths of nine black parishioners gunned down during a Bible study at a Charleston church....

Pentagon chief is expert on nukes but says little about them
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As defense secretary to a president who famously envisioned "a world without nuclear weapons," Ash Carter has said remarkably little about them....

Runners sidelined by bomb blast take to streets of NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- A group of runners whose New Jersey race was canceled after a pipe bomb exploded on the route linked arms as they joined a New York City race Sunday, and said they had no fear about taking part....

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