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Today is Monday, Aug. 14, the 226th day of 2017. There are 139 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 14, 1947, Pakistan became independent of British rule. On this date: In 1848, the Oregon Territory was created. In 1900, international forces, including U.S....
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A sculpture showing a hand making the OK sign in New Jersey is being relocated because some people fear it too closely resembles a gang symbol. The sculpture is titled “Helping Hands.” Children ages 12 to 15 created it at a summer camp. The nonprofit organization Isles Inc....
NEW YORK (AP) — You won’t find any pictures of dogs playing poker at DoGUMENTA. A three-day art exhibition curated expressly for dogs is attracting hundreds of canines to a marina in lower Manhattan, where hounds and terriers are feasting their eyes, and in some cases their mouths, on nearly a...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire has cut off the return route for dozens of people staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet, leaving them the choice of remaining until rangers tell them it’s safe or hiking out along a longer and more difficult trail, park officials said Friday. Park...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is facing pressure from both sides of the aisle for him to explicitly condemn white supremacists and hate groups involved in deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump, who has been at his New Jersey golf club on a working vacation,...
NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of the nation’s third largest pharmaceutical company resigned from a manufacturing council that advises President Donald Trump days after racially tinged clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, citing “a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism.”...
DENVER (AP) — A judge on Friday threw out a former radio host’s case against Taylor Swift in a trial that delved into their dueling lawsuits over whether he groped her during a backstage meet-and-greet and whether she and her team ruined his career. U.S. District Judge William Martinez...
BOSTON (AP) — A taxi driver who plowed into a group of cab drivers near Boston’s Logan International Airport has been charged with negligent operation of a motor vehicle. Ten people were hurt when a taxi driven by Cambridge resident Lutant Clenord drove into a group of people gathered at an...
CHICAGO (AP) — A hair stylist suffered more than 40 stab wounds to his upper body in a fatal attack last month in the high-rise Chicago condo of a Northwestern University professor, police said Friday. The since-fired professor, Wyndham Lathem, and Oxford University financial officer Andrew...
DUNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A skydiver who was blown off course in Massachusetts has been rescued after spending hours stuck about 70 feet (21 meters) up in a tree. Dunstable police said late Sunday that the man had been removed from the tree more than two hours after rescue teams were first...

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