Florida Authorities: Multiple Dead During Mall Shooting

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say one suspect is dead at the scene after a fatal mass shooting at a riverfront mall in Jacksonville.  But on its Twitter feed, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says it’s unknown at this time if there’s a second suspect and

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Shooting at Video Game Tournament Claims Multiple Lives

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman opened fire Sunday during an online video game tournament that was being live-streamed from a Florida mall, killing multiple people and sending many others to hospitals, authorities said. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office did not immediately confirm the number

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Aspirin Disappoints for Avoiding First Heart Attack, Stroke

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Taking a low-dose aspirin every day has long been known to cut the chances of another heart attack, stroke or other heart problem in people who already have had one, but the risks don’t outweigh the benefits for most other folks, major new research finds. Although it’s been used for more than a

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Remembering John McCain: the quintessential patriot

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Sen. John McCain was a legend in American politics. From his survival as a prisoner who endured torture during the Vietnam War to his four decades in Congress representing Arizona, he stood as a fiercely independent and courageous man, sometimes hot-tempered and famously blunt. The Republican

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Pope Apologizes for Catholic Church ‘Crimes’ in Ireland

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KNOCK, Ireland (AP) — Pope Francis issued a sweeping apology Sunday for the “crimes” of the Catholic Church in Ireland, saying church officials regularly didn’t respond with compassion to the many abuses children and women suffered over the years and vowing to work for justice. Francis was

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Arizona Senator and War Hero John McCain Dies at 81

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that took him to Congress and the Republican presidential nomination, died Saturday after battling

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Pope Says He Shares Outrage Over Clergy Abuse Cover-Up

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DUBLIN (AP) — Pope Francis said at the start of a visit to Ireland on Saturday that he shares the outrage of rank-and-file Catholics over the failure of church authorities to punish the “repugnant crimes” of priests who raped and molested children. Seeking to respond to a global outcry over the

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Pope in Ireland Decries Abuse Cover-Up, Meets With Victims

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DUBLIN (AP) — Pope Francis faced a lukewarm reception and scattered protests Saturday on his trip to Ireland, with even his vow to rid the church of the “scourge” of sexual abuse and his outrage at those “repugnant crimes” dismissed as an insult by Ireland’s wounded victims. The abuse scandal —

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Once-Powerful Hawaii Hurricane Downgraded to Tropical Storm

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HONOLULU (AP) — A powerful hurricane that threatened Hawaii for a week rapidly disintegrated to become a tropical storm south of Honolulu. But meteorologists warned heavy rains could still wallop the islands with flash flooding and punishing winds. Lane dumped nearly 3 feet of rain on parts of

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Winds Die Down But Rain is Still a Threat to Hawaii

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HONOLULU (AP) — Strong winds have died down but officials warned Saturday that torrential rains still remained a big threat to Hawaii after once-powerful Hurricane Lane was downgraded to a tropical storm. Forecasters said as much as 10 more inches (25 centimeters) of rain could fall on Oahu and

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