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    Russian convicted in masterminding global online theft ring

    SEATTLE (AP) The son of a Russian lawmaker has been convicted of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information and orchestrating an international online theft scheme that netted him millions of dollars.Jurors deliberated over...

    By Martha Bellisle, Associated Press|

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    Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) A Pacific Northwest tribe is traveling nearly 5,000 miles across Canada and the United States with a 22-foot-tall totem pole on a flatbed truck in a symbolic journey meant to galvanize opposition to fossil fuel...

    Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press|

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    California audit identifies state government waste, misuse

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A California state district engineer approved $3.9 million in payments to the firm that employed the worker's spouse and the state public health department improperly reimbursed an official $75,000 for driving to work,...

    By Janie Har, Associated Press|

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    The Latest: Trump says 'nobody even knows' what alt-right is

    WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):9:10 p.m.Republican Donald Trump is continuing to push back on allegations from rival Hillary Clinton that his candidacy has courted the "alt-right" movement.In an...

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    Pardon me: Michigan plant making way for Grey Poupon mustard

    HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) The state with a history of manufacturing motors and Motown music is making more room for mustard.The Holland Sentinel reported (http://bit.ly/2bjAWUg ) Thursday that the Kraft Heinz Co. plant in the western Michigan city of...

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  • Entertainment

    Ryan Lochte nabs new sponsor after Speedo, others dump him

    NEW YORK (AP) Ryan Lochte has a new sponsor Pine Bros. Softish Throat Drops that says people should give the swimmer "a second chance" after he fell from corporate grace following a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics he tried to pass...

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  • Business

    The Latest: Louisiana to reopen 3 shellfish areas

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):7:15 p.m.The Louisiana Department of Health is reopening three molluscan shellfish growing areas in Vermilion and Iberia parishes 30 minutes before sunrise Friday.The...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Chargers coach Mike McCoy on Bosa: 'We all want him here'

    SAN DIEGO (AP) A day after the Chargers took their contract dispute with rookie defensive end Joey Bosa public, San Diego coach Mike McCoy had nice things to say about the former Ohio State star."I think everybody understands the business side...

    By Jay Paris, Associated Press|

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    NASA nears the end of its splashdown tests for Mars craft

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) NASA on Thursday conducted the second to last splashdown test for its Orion spacecraft as the agency prepares to eventually send humans to Mars.Scientists at NASA's Langley facility used a pendulum and explosives to vault a...

    By Ben Finley, Associated Press|

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    The Latest: Bill would notify inmates of immigration rights

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Latest on action in the California Legislature (all times local):4:10 p.m.The California Senate is backing legislation requiring that people in jails be notified of their rights before they can be interviewed by...

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