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    Chastain, MacMillan inducted into US Soccer Hall of Fame

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Brandi Chastain looked at the assembled crowd in a tent under the rain and addressed former coach Tony DiCicco, who had just introduced her at the induction ceremony for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame."Thank you,...

    By Ronald Blum, AP Sports Writer|

  • News

    Investor flips Trump childhood home for 50 percent profit

    NEW YORK (AP) A real estate investor who bought President Donald Trump's childhood home in New York City for $1.39 million in December has flipped it for a 50 percent profit.The New York Post reports (http://nyp.st/2mzQyYo ) that investor...

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  • News

    Judge in Virginia declines to block travel ban

    McLEAN, Va. (AP) In a sweeping affirmation of presidential authority, a federal judge in Virginia ruled against a Muslim civil rights group that sought to block the Trump administration's proposed travel ban.The ruling Friday by U.S. District...

    By Matthew Barakat, Associated Press|

  • News

    Zoo plan for baby hippo: More independence, nix lap naps

    CINCINNATI (AP) The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo, Fiona, is getting more independent and now tops 100 pounds (45.36 kilograms), meaning her days of napping on her human caretakers' laps are dwindling.She was born at the zoo in...

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  • Entertainment

    3-time Oscar-winning cinematographer being honored

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) A three-time Oscar-winning cinematographer is being honored by the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York, for his work with such Hollywood icons as Francis Ford Coppola and Warren Beatty.Vittorio Stararo will be...

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  • Business

    Montana bill seeks abortion ban on 'pain-capable' fetuses

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) The Montana Senate on Friday advanced a proposal seeking to extend protections to so-called "pain-capable" fetuses.If approved, Montana would join more than a dozen states adopting laws protecting pain-capable fetuses.The...

    By Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press|

  • News

    Vegas doctor, 93, convicted in opioid pill mill conspiracy

    LAS VEGAS (AP) A 93-year-old Las Vegas doctor faces up to 30 years in prison after he was convicted of illegally writing prescriptions for oxycodone and other painkillers that ended up in the hands of drug addicts and dealers.A federal court...

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  • Business

    Judge: Case alleging Ohio 'segregates' disabled can proceed

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A federal judge has rejected requests by Ohio Gov. John Kasich and several state officials to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges the state has effectively segregated people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in...

    By Julie Carr Smyth, AP Statehouse Correspondent|

  • Business

    Mayo Clinic expansion set to receive $585M in public funds

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) Millions of dollars in state aid for the Mayo Clinic's expansion is expected to begin arriving in Rochester, Minnesota, this fall.The Legislature pledged about $585 million in tax money for the Destination Medical Center...

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  • Environment

    California Guard helps Sierra town remove huge snowpack

    MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. (AP) The Eastern Sierra town of Mammoth Lakes got so much snow this winter that it had to get removal help from the California National Guard.Faced with more than 40 feet (12 meters) of snow, the Mono County community...

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