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7 Dead, 21 Missing After S. Korean Tour Boat Sinks in Hungary

7 Dead, 21 Missing After S. Korean Tour Boat Sinks in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A massive search was underway on the Danube River in downtown Budapest for 21 people missing after a sightseeing boat with 33 South Korean tourists sank after colliding with another vessel during an evening downpour. Seven people are confirmed dead, officials said Thursday. Another seven have been rescued, Pal Gyorfi, spokesman…

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2020 Preview? Feud Between Trump and Biden Flares Up

2020 Preview? Feud Between Trump and Biden Flares Up

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats won’t pick their nominee for another year, but President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are acting like the 2020 presidential contest is already a two-man race. Almost completely ignoring his 23 Democratic competitors , Biden has been laser-focused on Trump — particularly his embrace of racist rhetoric . But it has…

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Tornadoes Leave Trail of Destruction Across Ohio, Indiana

Tornadoes Leave Trail of Destruction Across Ohio, Indiana

BROOKVILLE, OH (AP) — A rapid-fire line of apparent tornadoes tore across Indiana and Ohio overnight, packed so closely together that one crossed the path carved by another. The storms strew debris so thick that at one point, highway crews had to use snowplows to clear an interstate. At least half a dozen communities from…

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Judge: Anheuser-Busch Must Pull Some Ads About Miller Coors

Judge: Anheuser-Busch Must Pull Some Ads About Miller Coors

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the Western District of Wisconsin on Friday granted a preliminary injunction…

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US Charges WikiLeaks Founder With Publishing Classified Info

US Charges WikiLeaks Founder With Publishing Classified Info

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a case with significant First Amendment implications, the U.S. filed new charges Thursday against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of violating the Espionage Act by publishing secret documents containing the names of confidential military and diplomatic sources. The Justice Department’s 18-count superseding indictment alleges that Assange directed former Army intelligence…

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