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A person is attended to as authorities respond after the Fire Ball amusement ride malfunctioned injuring several at the Ohio State Fair, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Steve Martin said that some of the victims were thrown from the ride when it malfunctioned Wednesday night. (Justin Eckard via AP)
Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurtA swinging and spinning amusement park ride has broken apart on the opening day of the Ohio State fair on Wednesday, killing one man and injuring seven other people
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FILE - This Aug. 31, 2015, file photo shows telescopes on the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island. A hearings officer is recommending that a construction permit be granted for a giant telescope planned for a Hawaii mountain summit that some consider sacred. Retired judge Riki May Amano is overseeing contested-case hearings for the Thirty Meter Telescope and issued her recommendation Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
Judge recommends contested giant Hawaii telescope for permitA hearings officer is recommending that a construction permit be granted for a giant telescope planned for a Hawaii mountain summit that some consider sacred
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
United States' Clint Dempsey raises the championship trophy after the United States beat Jamaica 2-1 in the Gold Cup final soccer match in Santa Clara, Calif., Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Morris's 88th-minute goal gives US Gold Cup titleJordan Morris scored a tiebreaking goal in the 88th minute, and the United States beat Jamaica 2-1 for its sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup title and first since 2013
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
US admiral stands ready to obey a Trump nuclear strike orderThe U.S. Pacific Fleet commander says he would launch a nuclear strike against China next week if President Donald Trump ordered it and warned against the military ever shifting its allegiance from its commander in chief
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Chicago White Sox starting pitcher James Shields delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Arrieta helps Cubs stay hot with 8-3 victory over White SoxJake Arrieta pitches first-place Chicago Cubs past Chicago White Sox 8-3
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In this Wednesday, July 26, 2017 photo, a woman walks by an advertisement of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S8 smartphone at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics on Thursday, July 27, said its second-quarter profit surged 85 percent to record high thanks to memory chips. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Samsung, surmounting legal woes, logs record profit on chipsSamsung Electronics reports record quarterly and semiconductor profits thanks to booming demand for memory chips
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Director/producer Susan Lacy speaks in the "Spielberg" panel during the HBO Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Steven Spielberg opens up about life, filmmaking in HBO docSteven Spielberg opens up about life, filmmaking and flops in new HBO documentary
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 11, 2017 file photo, Equality March for Unity and Pride participants march past the White House in Washington. Most LGBT-rights activists never believed Donald Trump's campaign promises to be their friend. With his move to ban transgender people from military service on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, on top of other actions and appointments, they now see him as openly hostile. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
LGBT outrage over Trump ban on transgender military serviceLGBT-rights activists outraged by Trump's move to ban transgender people from military service
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A model F18 jet sits on a coffee table as Alaina Kupec poses for a photograph at her home, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Orange, N.J. Kupec, a transgender woman who worked with pilots who flew F18 jets while serving as a Navy intelligence officer from 1992 until 1995, said she felt "heartbreak" after she heard about Trump's Twitter pronouncement banning transgender people from military service. The 48-year-old publicly transitioned to life as a woman in 2013. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
'Fired by tweet:' Troops, veterans react to transgender ban'Fired by tweet:' Transgender active-duty troops shocked by Trump's ban
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New York City Public Advocate Letitia James speaks to protestors gathered in Times Square, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in New York. A rally was held in Times Square after President Donald Trump's announcement of a ban on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Protesters gather against Trump ban on transgender troopsDemonstrators have flocked to a military recruiting station in New York City and gathered at a plaza named for a San Francisco gay-rights icon on Wednesday to protest President Donald Trump's abrupt ban on transgender troops in the military
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FILE- In this June 22, 2017, file photo, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during the "American Leadership in Emerging Technology" event in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Boy Scouts president Randall Stephenson told The Associated Press on Wednesday, July 26, in his first public comments on the furor over President Donald Trump's speech at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree on Monday that he'd be "disingenuous" if he suggested he was surprised by the Republican president's comments. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
AP Exclusive: Boy Scouts chief expected a fiery Trump speechAP Exclusive: The Boy Scouts of America says it anticipated President Donald Trump would spark controversy with a politically tinged speech at its national jamboree in West Virginia but felt obliged to invite him out of respect for his office
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, right, hands Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, left, a check signed by President Donald Trump in the Brady Press Briefing room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. President Trump donated his second quarter salary to the Education Department. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Sanders tries to turn page, but press sparring continuesSarah Huckabee Sanders made her solo debut as the new White House press secretary on Wednesday, starting a new chapter at the podium with motherly scolding and practiced folksy charm
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