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An Associated Press reporter observed what appeared to be a body lying on an outdoor balcony, covered by a yellow sheet. ___.

Robert A. "Bob" Hoover, a World War II fighter pilot who became an aviation legend for his flying skills in testing aircraft and demonstrating their capabilities in air shows, has died at age 94.
Fearing election Day trouble, some US schools cancel classes In this Oct. 21, 2016 photo, students arrive at Falmouth high school in Falmouth, Maine.

One Wisconsin Institute provided the emails to The Associated Press on Tuesday, after the Nation first reported about them.
A south Mississippi high school student has been disciplined following allegations that one or more white students put a noose around the neck of a black football player, a lawyer for the school district said Tuesday.
KHAZER, Iraq - Iraqi special forces have moved more than 1,000 people from villages near the front lines of the battle to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul and surrounding areas, where the U.N.
By The Associated Press October 25, 2016 10:54 pm 10/25/2016 10:54pm. ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland public defenders and the ACLU of Maryland are calling for laws to regulate police surveillance techniques out of privacy concerns, but authorities ...
Shaky results from consumer companies dragged the U.S. stock market lower Tuesday as shares of well-known names such as appliance maker Whirlpool and athletic apparel maker Under Armour suffered their worst declines in years.
Trump looms large in California congressional races. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will play a major role in California's congressional elections.
AP fact check: Voter registration problems do not equate to fraud. email. BY Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press October 25, 2016 at 11:23 AM EDT.
Los Angeles -- Clayton Kershaw is unlikely to need back surgery for the herniated disk that sidelined the Dodgers ace for more than two months during the season, according to president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman.

The Associated Press. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., applauds on stage at a rally at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H.
Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton's top campaign official show some of the attention her team paid to courting black voters.
The wild action in Week 8 of SEC play was enough to shake some things up for the conference in the latest Associated Press Top 25.
Madrid (AP) - Hundreds of people have marched in Barcelona to protest the return of bullfighting to the city. Spain's Constitutional Court overruled Catalonia's regional ban on bullfighting Thursday, saying the prohibition violated a national law ...
In a report sent to the U.N. Security Council late Friday and seen by The Associated Press, the team said there was "sufficient evidence" to conclude that Syrian forces were responsible for one of the attacks in Qmenas in Idlib governorate on March 16 ...
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says something headline-grabbing, dubious or outright false, and his mild-mannered running mate sets out to refashion the boss's argument.
Fraternities and sororities at UC Berkeley have taken a bold stance against sexual violence, voluntarily banning all parties following reports of two sexual assaults last week at off-campus frat functions.
Baghdad - Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq on Saturday to meet with his commanders and assess the progress in the opening days of the operation to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia doesn't have to reveal information about its execution drug to two Mississippi death row inmates, a federal judge in Atlanta has ruled.
police say two people were arrested in connection with a shooting outside a San Francisco high school that left four students wounded earlier this week.
Caracas, Venezuela - Venezuela's electoral authority suspended a recall drive against President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday less than a week before it was set to start, throwing the opposition's key campaign to oust the socialist leader into disarray.
Buenos Aires, Argentina - Tens of thousands of Argentines marched in the capital of Buenos Aires on Wednesday to condemn violence against women, the latest public outcry following the brutal killing of a 16-year-old girl who was drugged, raped and ...
Brussels (AP) - Belgian prosecutors say four people have been charged with participating in the activities of a terrorist organization, including by funding it and recruiting people to fight with the Islamic State group in Syria.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are hosting their 13th state dinner Tuesday evening, honoring the visit of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
Several families filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday against the state of Michigan and the Flint school district, saying more needs to be done to help students ...
Charlottesville, VA. - The woman who claimed she was gang raped in a now-discredited story in Rolling Stone magazine said the University of Virginia dean who counseled her after she came forward about her alleged assault "did everything right," ...
Albuquerque, N.M. (AP) - Federal wildlife officials are now under a court order to update a decades-old recovery plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf, a predator that has struggled to regain a foothold in the American Southwest despite millions ...
The Associated Press obtained a copy of the report in advance. The gas leak was the largest-known release of climate-changing methane in U.S.
"We have a very close partnership with the French," Mark Taplin, a principal deputy Assistant Secretary within the U.S. Department of State who testified at the field hearing told The Associated Press. "This is one of the relatively few areas where we ...
While most grown-ups are a few weeks away from heading to the polls, more than 150,000 of the nation's schoolchildren have already voted on who they want to be president.
Saudi Arabia says it has executed a prince who fatally shot another man in a melee, a rare death sentence carried out against a member of the kingdom's extensive royal family.
At least three student activists had to be taken to a hospital after they were ran over by the van driven by a police officer, protest leader Renato Reyes said.
Joshua Lorenz, a Pittsburgh attorney and councilman in Murrysville, told The Associated Press the meme - which said, "Vote Hillary November 8th" and "You can vote at home comfortably online" - was meant as a joke for his friends.
Graphiq, an artificial intelligence startup that specializes in creating interactive infographics, on Tuesday announced a partnership to distribute its charts through the Associated Press. Above, Graphiq CEO and founder Kevin O'Connor (left) and vice ...
Hillary Clinton was always expected to get a late-campaign enthusiasm boost from the White House. The surprise is that it's not coming from the president.
Trump's supporters appear to share his concerns. A poll last month by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found half of all those with a favorable opinion of Trump said they have little to no confidence in the integrity of the ...
State lawmakers on Monday moved closer to an election season showdown with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf over a bill designed to make it easier for gun owners and organizations like the National Rifle Association to challenge cities' firearms ordinances in ...
A Hawaiian monk seal, an endangered species, lies on a Waikiki beach in Honolulu on Thursday, September 15, 2016. conservationists are concerned about the number of feral cats roaming Hawaii because cat feces washing into the ocean can spread ...
PHOENIX -- Mike Hazen seemingly had the perfect job, working in his hometown as the general manager of the Boston Red Sox. One aspect was missing: Final say in baseball decisions.
The nation's high-school graduation rate has reached a record 83.2 percent, continuing a steady increase that shows improvement across all racial and ethnic groups, according to federal data released Monday.
Wichita, Kan. (AP) - Emails obtained by The Associated Press show a top U.S. elections official left behind an unfolding scandal in Kansas where he was having an affair with a woman he promoted in his previous job and used her to skirt oversight of ...
Russian and Syrian forces will halt hostilities for eight hours in the eastern districts of Aleppo, Russia's military announced Monday, a day on which opposition activists said Russian airstrikes killed at least 36 people, including several children ...


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