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Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ July 27 The Philadelphia Inquirer on the Democratic National Convention: Paul Simon's "Bridge Over Troubled Water" was an obvious choice for a convention striving to be one - and much more apropos than his "America," the adopted theme of the Bernie Sanders insurgency. Fans couldn't help but notice, however, that Simon had chosen a number that was sung by his estranged former partner Art Garfunkel,...

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) " The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT): 4:25 p.m. As Hillary Clinton gets set to claim the Democratic presidential nomination, fellow New Yorker Chuck Schumer is preparing for his own next...

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YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) " Gunmen who have been barricaded in a police station in the Armenian capital for 10 days took members of an ambulance crew hostage on Wednesday after they came in to treat those wounded in an exchange of fire with officers,...

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Netflix has given second seasons to Chelsea Handler's new talk show

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Black Mirror's third season will premiere Friday, Oct. 21 on Netflix, the...

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) " Claressa Shields won a gold medal as the most dominant fighter in London at the first Olympic women's boxing tournament. After reigning atop the amateur sport for the ensuing three years, the ferocious American...

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CHICAGO (AP) " President Barack Obama's presidential library will be built in a park on Chicago's South Side along the shores of Lake Michigan and a short walk from the university where Obama once taught, a person familiar with the selection...

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) " A judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2013 fatal shooting of a 33-year-old black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle. Circuit...

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NEW YORK (AP) " Florida health officials are investigating two more mysterious cases of Zika infection that do not appear to be related to travel, bringing the total to four. The cases have raised the possibility that mosquitoes in the U.S.

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THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) " Greek police have emptied three buildings in this northern city of illegal occupiers and made 74 arrests. Police say they emptied the buildings, one belonging to the Greek Orthodox Church, a second to the...

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BALTIMORE (AP) " The Latest on the case against officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was injured in police custody (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says reforms in the...

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