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Taxpayers helped fund 'Tonight Show' broadcast in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota taxpayers helped foot the bill when Jimmy Fallon broadcast "The Tonight Show" from Minneapolis as part of last year's Super Bowl festivities.
White man indicted in killing of black teen over rap music

White man indicted in killing of black teen over rap music

PHOENIX — A white man who authorities say was out of prison for two days when he stabbed a black teen on July 4th because he felt threatened by the youth's rap music at a suburban Phoenix convenience store was indicted Thursday on first-degree murder
Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training

Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training

NEW YORK — Amazon, needing a more tech-savvy workforce, is offering to pay to retrain its employees and help them switch to more technical jobs at Amazon or elsewhere.
Skopje zoo's chimp returns after recovering from depression

Skopje zoo's chimp returns after recovering from depression

Koko the chimpanzee, once a star in Skopje's zoo, has returned home after spending 10 years in the Netherlands recovering from depression, the zoo says.
AP Exclusive: Officer alleges sexual misconduct by general

AP Exclusive: Officer alleges sexual misconduct by general

WASHINGTON — A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination.
Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The British navy said Thursday it stopped three Iranian paramilitary vessels from disrupting the passage of a British oil tanker through the Strait of Hormuz in a brief but tense standoff stemming from the U.K.

Mexican actor Pablo Lyle request 'Stand Your Ground' hearing

MIAMI — Mexican actor Pablo Lyle says he wants his manslaughter case dismissed under Florida's "Stand Your Ground" self- defence law for fatally punching a driver during a road-rage incident in Miami.
David Bromberg fears huge violin collection must be split up

David Bromberg fears huge violin collection must be split up

WLIMINGTON, Del. — David Bromberg, a master of stringed-instrument Americana, says a deal to sell his massive collection of historic violins to the Library of Congress has fallen through.
Fox News viewers flock to Trump's holiday speech

Fox News viewers flock to Trump's holiday speech

NEW YORK — The Fourth of July meant hot dogs, fireworks and President Donald Trump for many Fox News viewers. Fox News reached an average of 4.09 million viewers between 6 and 8 p.m.
Man arrested in UK after climbing Buckingham Palace gates

Man arrested in UK after climbing Buckingham Palace gates

London police have arrested a man who climbed the front gates of Buckingham Palace while Queen Elizabeth II was in residence.