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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota dentist who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe said that he had no idea the lion he killed was protected and that he relied on the expertise of his local guides to ensure the hunt was legal.   Full Story
 
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PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a breakout planned by two killers told investigators she performed sex acts with one of the men and took naked photos of herself for the other.   Full Story
 
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MIAMI (AP) — A man arrested by the FBI on charges of plotting as an Islamic State sympathizer to detonate a nail-filled bomb on a Florida beach is no extremist, his attorney says.   Full Story
 
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MIAMI (AP) — Psssst — Need a phony ID? A fraudulent tax refund? Insurance money from a sham car crash?   Full Story
 
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ABOVE THE ATLANTIC OCEAN (AP) — Scouring the vast ocean expanse off Florida for two missing teen boaters is a long, tedious mission for the eight-person crew of the C-130 Hercules Coast Guard plane based out of Clearwater.   Full Story
 
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LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from 12 nations around the Pacific Rim are meeting on the Hawaiian island on Maui to negotiate a trade pact.   Full Story
 
Police in California are questioning a 15-year-old boy in the death of an 8-year-old neighbor girl who disappeared while riding her new scooter.   Full Story
 
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled a Kansas abortion opponent must stand trial over a letter she sent to a Wichita doctor saying someone might place an explosive under the doctor's car.   Full Story
 
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — It was another sunny and hot day in the fourth year of a severe, unrelenting drought when dozens of children who had just spent the day splashing and playing at a "Water Wonders Camp" heard a loud crack and saw a giant pine tree hurtling toward them.   Full Story
 
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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fire crews stopped the progress of a fire that jumped a containment line east of California's Napa Valley, prompting the mandatory evacuation of more than 200 people from their homes.   Full Story
 
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HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities released additional footage from Sandra Bland's three days in jail, saying they wanted to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving.   Full Story
 
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River.   Full Story
 
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is moving toward raising interest rates from record lows — just not likely yet.   Full Story
 
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia on Wednesday is expected to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution to set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago.   Full Story
 
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude-6.3 earthquake has shaken southern Alaska and was felt by some people in Anchorage and Kodiak.   Full Story
 
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DALLAS (AP) — A baby giraffe whose birth at the Dallas Zoo was viewed live on the Internet worldwide has died in an accident.   Full Story
 
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A huge, ancient pine tree uprooted and fell onto kids at a summer day camp Tuesday, injuring eight children, two of them critically, fire officials said.   Full Story
 
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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana have released photos of a car that a gunman was driving before he opened fire in a movie theater.   Full Story