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Weakened Barry rolls into Louisiana, drenches Gulf Coast

Weakened Barry rolls into Louisiana, drenches Gulf Coast

NEW ORLEANS — Barry rolled into the Louisiana coast Saturday, flooding highways, forcing people to scramble to rooftops and dumping heavy rain that officials had feared could test the levees and pumps that were bolstered after Hurricane Katrina devas

DNA confirms remains are those of missing Virginia toddler

HAMPTON, Va. — Police in Virginia have confirmed that human remains found at a trash incinerator earlier this month belong to a 2-year-old boy who went missing.
Funeral held for Beth Chapman of 'Dog the Bounty Hunter'

Funeral held for Beth Chapman of 'Dog the Bounty Hunter'

AURORA, Colo. — Friends and family of the late "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV show co-star Beth Chapman are gathering in Colorado to remember her life. Funeral services in Chapman's home state of Colorado were being livestreamed Saturday.
Halep star struck at meeting duchesses at Wimbledon

Halep star struck at meeting duchesses at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England — Simona Halep joined the list of tennis royalty at Wimbledon on Saturday, then got a bit star struck at meeting the real thing.
Film airing on PBS recalls city's dark deportation history

Film airing on PBS recalls city's dark deportation history

BISBEE, Ariz. — The darkest, most violent chapter in the history of Bisbee was an open secret for decades in the funky old Arizona copper town 7 miles (11 kilometres ) north of the U.S.-Mexico border.

UK police urge publishers not to use leaked diplomatic memos

LONDON — A British police investigation into the leak of confidential diplomatic memos is raising press freedom issues, as police warned Saturday that U.K. media outlets might face a criminal inquiry if leaked documents are published.
Toxic lake in Russia's Siberia becomes selfie sensation

Toxic lake in Russia's Siberia becomes selfie sensation

MOSCOW — Residents of a city in Siberia don't need to fly off to tropical locales for picturesque selfies taken by pristine turquoise waters.

Facebook faces a $5B FTC fine, the largest ever in tech

At $5 billion, the fine the FTC is about to levy on Facebook is by far the largest it's given to a technology company, easily eclipsing the second largest, $22 million for Google in 2012.
Pence tour of migrant centre shows men crowded in cages

Pence tour of migrant centre shows men crowded in cages

WASHINGTON — Vice-President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots.
'It's powerful': Tropical storm starts lashing Louisiana

'It's powerful': Tropical storm starts lashing Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — Homeowners sandbagged their doors and tourists trying to get out of town jammed the airport Friday as Tropical Storm Barry began rolling in, threatening an epic drenching that could test how well New Orleans has strengthened its flood p