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Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt

27 sec ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A swinging and spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball malfunctioned and broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State fair on Wednesday, hurling people through the air, killing at least one and injuring seven others. 2017-07-26T18:32:00-04:00 2017-07-26T22:32:54-04:00

'Fired by tweet:' Troops, veterans react to transgender ban

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former U.S. naval combat-tested officer said she feels angry that President Donald Trump is saying transgender veterans like her should be considered unfit to serve. 2017-07-26T18:02:00-04:00 2017-07-26T22:02:22-04:00

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 2017-07-26T17:03:00-04:00 2017-07-26T21:03:47-04:00

GOP senators blink on a big chance to repeal 'Obamacare'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated they didn't have the stomach to repeal "Obamacare" on Wednesday when it actually counted. The Senate voted 55-45 to reject legislation to throw out major portions of Barack Obama's law without replacing it. 2017-07-26T14:41:00-04:00 2017-07-26T18:41:45-04:00

Trump's order: Bar all transgender troops from US military

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly declared a ban Wednesday on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military, catching the Pentagon flat-footed and unable to explain what it called Trump's "guidance." His proclamation, on Twitter rather than any formal announcement, drew bipartisan denunciations and threw currently serving transgender soldiers into limbo. 2017-07-26T14:36:00-04:00 2017-07-26T18:36:00-04:00

Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt

20 min 25 sec ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A swinging and spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball malfunctioned and broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State fair on Wednesday, hurling people through the air, killing at least one and injuring seven others. 2017-07-26T18:08:00-04:00 2017-07-26T22:08:22-04:00

AP Exclusive: Boy Scouts chief expected a fiery Trump speech

20 min 25 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America 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, its leader said Wednesday in his first public comments on the furor over Trump's remarks. 2017-07-26T17:29:00-04:00 2017-07-26T21:29:07-04:00

1 dead, 7 others hurt in ride malfunction at Ohio State Fair

40 min 7 sec ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At least one person was killed and seven others injured when a ride malfunctioned on opening day of the Ohio State Fair, fire officials said. 2017-07-26T17:55:00-04:00 2017-07-26T21:55:49-04:00

'Fired by tweet:' Troops, veterans react to transgender ban

40 min 7 sec ago
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former U.S. naval combat-tested officer said she feels angry that President Donald Trump is saying transgender veterans like her should be considered unfit to serve. 2017-07-26T16:54:00-04:00 2017-07-26T20:54:45-04:00

1 dead, several others hurt in ride malfunction at fair

1 hour 32 sec ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At least one person was killed and several others injured when a ride malfunctioned on opening day of the Ohio State Fair, fire officials said. 2017-07-26T17:25:00-04:00 2017-07-26T21:25:17-04:00

AP Exclusive: Boy Scouts chief expected fiery Trump speech

1 hour 20 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America 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, its leader said Wednesday in his first public comments on the furor over Trump's remarks. 2017-07-26T16:29:00-04:00 2017-07-26T20:29:30-04:00

Mexican government reuniting smuggling victims with families

1 hour 40 min ago
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Mexican government officials said Wednesday they were working to reunite families with some of the survivors of a failed human smuggling operation and had been assured by U.S. immigration officials that they would not question relatives about their legal status in the United States. 2017-07-26T16:12:00-04:00 2017-07-26T20:12:23-04:00

Protesters gather against Trump ban on transgender troops

2 hours 25 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrators have flocked to a military recruiting station in New York City to protest President Donald Trump's abrupt ban on transgender troops in the military. 2017-07-26T15:46:00-04:00 2017-07-26T19:46:48-04:00

AP Exclusive: Boy Scouts chief expected fiery Trump speech

2 hours 20 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — 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. 2017-07-26T16:17:00-04:00 2017-07-26T20:17:49-04:00

Trump announces $10 billion Foxconn plant in Wisconsin

2 hours 20 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that's expected to initially create 3,000 jobs, the largest economic development project in state history. 2017-07-26T15:57:00-04:00 2017-07-26T19:57:50-04:00

US, Brazil investigate sect accused of abuse, trafficking

2 hours 39 min ago
Ten former members of the Word of Faith Fellowship church say they have been contacted by U.S. federal and state authorities investigating allegations of abuse, forced labor and visa fraud after a series of Associated Press stories about the North Carolina-based evangelical sect, which has branches in Brazil and Ghana and affiliations in other countries. 2017-07-26T15:00:00-04:00 2017-07-26T19:00:23-04:00

Trump announces $10 billion Foxconn plant in Wisconsin

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 23:41
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that's expected to initially create 3,000 jobs, the largest economic development project in state history. 2017-07-26T15:10:00-04:00 2017-07-26T19:10:00-04:00

LGBT outrage over Trump ban on transgender military service

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 23:41
NEW YORK (AP) — Most LGBT-rights activists never believed Donald Trump's campaign promises to be their friend. But with his move Wednesday to ban transgender people from military service, on top of other actions and appointments, they now see him as openly hostile. 2017-07-26T12:48:00-04:00 2017-07-26T16:48:24-04:00

Trump announces $10 billion Foxconn plant in Wisconsin

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 23:01
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that's expected to initially create 3,000 jobs. 2017-07-26T14:50:00-04:00 2017-07-26T18:50:45-04:00

Sanctions bill hits hurdle in Senate over NKorea penalties

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 23:01
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new package of financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea has a hit a snag in the Senate, where the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee has objected to the House's decision to include penalties targeting Pyongyang in the legislation. 2017-07-26T10:30:00-04:00 2017-07-26T14:30:05-04:00

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