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US court says drug-sniffing dog fails the smell testCHICAGO (AP) ? Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.
Afghanistan says Taliban leader Mullah Omar died 2 years ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) ? Afghanistan asserted Wednesday that the Taliban's reclusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, died more than two years ago in a Pakistani hospital ? an announcement that injects new uncertainty into the country's fragile peace process.
House votes to provide money for highways, transit
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid and veterans' health care before heading out of town for its August recess, leaving unresolved an array of sticky issues that are sure to complicate an autumn agenda already groaning under the weight of indecision.
US official: Debris in photo belongs to Boeing 777WASHINGTON (AP) ? A U.S. official says air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year.
Probe into California tree fall begins; kids seriously hurtPASADENA, Calif. (AP) ? An investigation began Wednesday into why a 75-year-old, 75-foot-tall pine tree fell on a group of kids from a summer camp at a Southern California children's museum, leaving a young boy and girl hospitalized with serious injuries, officials said.
Dentist who killed Cecil the lion poached in US
The wealthy American dentist who killed Zimbabwe's beloved lion Cecil is a trophy-seeking bow hunter with a poaching conviction in the United States. Walter Palmer, 55, boasted that he is a bow hunting purist who doesn't carry a gun as backup when pursuing big game.
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Troy Tulowitzki still shocked by trade to Toronto
American Pharoah arrives at Monmouth for Sunday's Haskell