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PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma.The dog's owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minnesota, …
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police in Minneapolis say officers shot and killed a man who was firing a handgun as he walked down a city street.In a statement on the department's Facebook page, police say the incident happened around 5:30 p.m. Saturday on the north side of Minneapolis.Authorities say …
Today in HistoryToday is Sunday, June 24, the 175th day of 2018. There are 190 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On June 24, 1968, "Resurrection City," a shantytown constructed as part of the Poor People's March on Washington, D.C., was closed down by authorities.On this date:In …
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest in Northern California (all times local):8:23 p.m.A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday in the …
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford have named their baby daughter Neve and say they want her to grow up in a world in which she can make choices about her family and career based on what she wants.Ardern made her first …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eager to keep the Republican Party in control of the Senate, President Donald Trump pressed his tough anti-illegal immigration stance before supporters Saturday, saying "we have to be very strong" as he sought to help boost the candidacy of a one-time critic.Trump was in …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Han Solo's Blaster from the "Return of the Jedi" has sold for $550,000 at a Las Vegas auction.Julien's Auctions says Ripley's Believe It or Not bought the item Saturday.The sci-fi weapon was the top-selling item at the Hollywood Legends auction.The blaster was part of a …
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas judge has declared a mistrial in the trial of a former deputy's husband charged in the death of a man he and his wife confronted outside a restaurant.The Houston Chronicle reports District Judge Kelli Johnson declared the mistrial in Terry Thompson's case Saturday …
NEW YORK (AP) — Tennis legend Billie Jean King will be one of the grand marshals of New York City's gay pride march as cities around the world hold LGBT pride events.The marches commemorate the riots that erupted in response to a police raid at a New York gay bar called the Stonewall Inn in …
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Prominent Malaysian politican Anwar Ibrahim was taken to a hospital after complaining of back and shoulder pain.The 70-year-old was being treated late Saturday following a trip to Turkey, said Fahmi Fadzil, a spokesman for Anwar's People's Justice Party.He said …
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A fresh wave of violence claimed at least seven lives in Nicaragua as international criticism mounted against the government of President Daniel Ortega over its response to protests.The attacks began Friday evening, hours after the Inter-American Commission on Human …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. military said it moved 100 wooden coffins to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of American soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War.U.S. Forces Korea spokesman Col. Chad Carroll also said …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after lawmakers had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them.A spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan said Saturday …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Nevada (all times local):2:30 p.m.President Donald Trump is promoting his administration's business policies, particularly tax cuts, during a roundtable on tax reform in Las Vegas.The "USA Open for Business" event follows …
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who has accused China of "intimidation and coercion" in the South China Sea, is visiting Beijing this week as the countries increasingly spar over U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and Beijing's expanding military presence overseas.Mattis will be …
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins.A hulking Alaska National Guard cargo plane's mission April 25, 1964, was to deliver Gov. William Egan to oversee efforts to rebuild the town …
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Demonstrators led rallies and protests Saturday to decry the separation of immigrant parents from their children by U.S. border authorities, while Democratic lawmakers said they aren't convinced the Trump administration has any real plan to reunite them.Hundreds of …
NEW YORK (AP) — Politicians and religious leaders vowed to ensure immigrant families separated at the U.S. border are reunited swiftly, as a crowd rallied Saturday outside a facility housing children bused from Texas to New York.State Sen. Brian Benjamin's East Harlem district includes the …
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United …
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on an Alaska city honoring Guardsmen killed in crash after 1964 earthquake (all times local):1:40 p.m.Four men who died on a humanitarian mission to help rebuild an Alaska town following the second most powerful earthquake ever recorded have been honored …

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