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Lyft beefing up background checks after latest…

Ridesharing company Lyft says it is beefing up its background checks after a driver arrested for rape was found to be an undocumented worker

Police return from days off, vacation to hunt for…

A police officer on Hawaii's Big Island died after a shooting during a traffic stop Tuesday night and a manhunt is underway for the suspect

Minnesota helps 13-year-old boy keep his hot dog…

A 13-year-old entrepreneur reported for operating a hot dog stand without a license gets help from the state

OAS condemns human rights abuses in Nicaragua

The Organization of American States has adopted a resolution condemning human rights abuses committed by Nicaraguan police and armed pro-government civilians since protests against President Daniel Ortega began in mid-April

US eases Obama-era coal ash pollution rules for…

The Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the U.S. after utilities objected to the regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama

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The women tricked into being sterilised

Thousands of indigenous Peruvian women say they were forcibly sterilised as part of a state family planning programme. This is Josefina's story.

What is Going on With Elon Musk?

TIME's Jeffrey Kluger discusses how the happy billionaire rocket scientist became a cautionary tale.

Meghan Markle Reportedly Wants to Wear Pants

There is one thing about being Royal that Meghan Markle doesn’t like and it’s not that she can’t eat garlic around the queen. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

FBI Director Wray says Russia continues to sow…

FBI Director Christopher Wray is dismissing Russia President Vladimir Putin's denial of election meddling

Woman testifies to helping Army sergeant kill his wife

A U.S. Army sergeant's girlfriend has testified to helping him kill his wife in 2015

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Aston Martin unveils 'sports car for the skies'

British sports car maker Aston Martin unveils the Volante Vision Concept at the Farnborough Airshow, joining the likes of Airbus and Uber in a bid to revolutionise the way people travel. Matthew Stock reports.

EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile…

The European Union has fined Google a record $5 billion for forcing cellphone makers that use the company's Android mobile operating system to install Google apps

Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge by merchants and the beverage industry

Trump: 'I Would' Hold Putin Responsible For…

President Trump also reiterated that he believes Russia meddled in the 2016 election.

Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook

Police: 2 children suffer bites in possible shark…

Authorities say two children have been bitten in waters off New York's Fire Island in possible shark attacks, prompting beach closings

The Latest: 1 found dead in Oregon wildfire

One person has been found dead near a tractor in a field that was consumed by a wildfire in Oregon

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Police: Bank teller shot by gunman with big wig…

Police in North Carolina say a bank robber shot and wounded a teller before getting away with money

US pastor denied release in latest trial hearing…

A court in western Turkey has again denied a request for the release from custody of an American pastor who is on trial on charges of aiding terror groups and engaging espionage

Rival blames Louisiana governor for halt in executions

Louisiana's Democratic governor and Republican attorney general are trading barbs over the recent extension of a court order blocking the state from carrying out any death sentences