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    South Carolina city council OKs slavery apology resolution

    The city council in what was once a key seaport for slave trade adopted a resolution Tuesday apologizing for slavery.By voice vote, the Charleston City Council approved the resolution which offers a denouncement of slavery, a promise of tolerance...

    By Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press|

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    Parents, fans brawl during youth softball tournament

    KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Video shows a brawl that broke out between parents and fans of two North Carolina girls softball teams at a Tennessee park.The Kingsport Times-News reports the fight happened Saturday in Kingsport during a 12-and-under...

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    Illinois candidate apologies for decade-old blackface photo

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A candidate for the Illinois Senate has apologized for a decade-old photo from a Halloween party that depicts him dressed in blackface as a rapper.Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton told The Belleville News-Democrat that most...

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    2nd arrest in deadly shooting at New Jersey arts festival

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have made a second arrest stemming from a deadly shooting at a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey.Mercer County prosecutors say Davone White is facing three weapons charges. The 26-year-old Trenton...

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  • Entertainment

    Adam Levine, Behati Prinsloo share baby photo

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine spent his first Father's Day as a dad of two.Supermodel Behati Prinsloo shared a photo on Instagram of the 39-year-old holding their second daughter, Gio Grace, who was born in February. Their first...

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  • Business

    Honolulu mayor vetoes bill to limit Uber, Lyft 'surge' fares

    HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's mayor has vetoed a bill aimed at setting limits for what ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft can charge during peak demand.Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Tuesday he wants to see new technology blend with old.The bill...

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  • News

    Youngest migrants held in 'tender age' shelters

    Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three "tender age" shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned.Lawyers and...

    By Garance Burke And Martha Mendoza, Associated Press|

  • Law and order

    LA County Oks $2 billion for new jail to treat mentally ill

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County will spend more than $2 billion to replace its aging downtown Men's Central Jail with a new facility that includes treatment for a growing number of medically and mentally ill inmates.The Board of Supervisors...

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  • Environment

    Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho couple has sued the U.S. government, saying their teenage son still suffers headaches after a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed near their home doused him with cyanide.Mark and Theresa...

    By Keith Ridler, Associated Press|

  • Business

    American: Computer system behind cancellations 'stabilized'

    DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines says it has "stabilized" a computer system that failed at one of its affiliate carriers, causing the cancellation of 2,500 flights over the past week.The failure occurred in computers used to schedule crews for PSA...

    By David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer|

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