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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) " If the ship legendary explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is found at the bottom of Newport Harbor, Rhode Island will own it outright because of a legal maneuver it took nearly two decades ago based on an obscure, centuries-old maritime practice. In 1999, Rhode Island went to federal court in Providence to do what's known as "arresting" the shipwrecks in the harbor " having the government take possession of them so a federal court could...

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " A group of animal rights activists briefly interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally in Northern California when they jumped barricades and tried to rush the podium. Sanders' security stopped the protesters before they could...

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) " A New York Marine whose remains were discovered more than 70 years after he died in a Pacific battle is being buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Pfc. James B. Johnson of upstate Poughkeepsie was killed during the...

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " Amnesty International said Tuesday that more than 1.2 million Afghans have been forced to flee their homes due to violence in the past three years and urged the Kabul government and the international community to tackle...

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) " Haiti's electoral authorities begin deliberating Tuesday whether they should annul results of the disputed presidential election's first round, as recommended by a special commission that reported finding significant...

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " MVP Stephen Curry knocked down yet another 3-pointer in the waning moments, pulled his jersey up into his mouth and yelled to the rafters in triumph once more. A special, record-setting season saved for the defending...

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CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) " Caught in a real-life win-or-lose challenge, soccer forward Alan Pulido overpowered a kidnapper, freed himself and then called police for help " a dramatic tale that shows how tough the professional player is, or...

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) " About $13 million in bitcoins will be auctioned in Sydney in June after Australian police confiscated the digital currency as proceeds of crime, an official said Tuesday. Ernst & Young was running the process,...

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This week The Bachelorette was completely swallowed by Chad, this season's meathead villain. Some...

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BARSTOW — Marine Corps Logistics Base, Barstow saw a busy May full of awards and honors for the base and one of its civilian employees. Chad Hildebrandt, supervisor of railway operations at the base, was honored as the 2015 Civilian...

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BARSTOW — The Barstow Fire Protection District recently celebrated a milestone. May 24 marked the 90th anniversary of the fire district and while the BFPD didn’t hold any large celebrations, Capt. Travis Espinoza said a large...

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