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  • By JIM LITKE AP Sports Writer
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CHICAGO (AP) — The tailored, slate-gray suit, the scarlet and gray power tie, the blacked-out chronograph on his wrist — if you didn't know Urban Meyer was the football coach at Ohio State, your first guess would be a Fortune 500 CEO.

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  • By ELAINE KURTENBACH AP Business Writer
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TOKYO (AP) — Asian share benchmarks were mixed Tuesday as investors awaited a slew of corporate earnings reports. A meeting of the Federal Reserve and caution over potential twists and turns in U.S. politics kept most indexes trading within a narrow range.

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  • By RYAN NAKASHIMA Technology Writer
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's parent company Alphabet can easily afford the $2.7 billion write-down it's taking to cover a big antitrust fine in Europe. But it might find it harder to shrug off the rest of the European regulatory assault that's headed its way.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel clarified but offered no apology for a weekend segment that The New York Times called malicious for its suggestion that one of the newspaper's articles spoiled an attempt to capture the Islamic State leader.

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  • By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press
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ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. company that manufactured panels on a London apartment tower where at least 80 people perished in an inferno has quit selling them for high-rises because it has no control over their installation, a top company executive said Monday.

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  • By Erica Werner AP Congressional Correspondent
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders believe they lost to President Donald Trump partly because voters don't know what the party stands for. So they're trying to rebrand themselves with a new slogan and a populist new agenda as they look ahead to the 2018 midterms.

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  • By LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press
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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A minister posing with a church manual in one hand and a 9 mm handgun in the other. A tax analyst cradling her AR-15 semi-automatic. A flight attendant taking aim, her blue fingernail polish glowing alongside the Glock 40. A banker in a black summer dress checking t…

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  • By LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press
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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn't sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to protect herself. Couldn't she just aim for their leg and try to maim them?

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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times says Fox News' morning show "Fox & Friends" should apologize for what the newspaper calls a "malicious and inaccurate segment" about intelligence leaks and the Islamic State that aired Saturday.

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CHICAGO (AP) — In a story July 22 about the Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago, The Associated Press misidentified one of the attendees as John Haberkorn. His name is Mark Haberkorn.

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  • By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's victory for "Dunkirk" and "Girls Trip" at the box office this weekend. Both original and well-reviewed films smashed expectations and enticed diverse audiences to the theaters, even though cumulatively summer remains down from last year.

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  • By JOHN ROGERS Associated Press
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — When O.J. Simpson told a Nevada parole board last week that he's led a "conflict-free life," he seemed to overlook a few episodes that had him cycling in and out of courtrooms and jail cells for nearly 20 years before the Las Vegas hotel-room heist that sent him to prison …

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  • By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and KEN THOMAS Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Repeal and replace "Obamacare." Just repeal. Or let it fail — maybe with a little nudge. President Donald Trump has sent a flurry of mixed messages, raising questions about the White House strategy on health care.

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  • By MARLEY JAY AP Markets Writer
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished barely lower Friday as energy companies fell with oil prices and a 10-day rally for technology companies came to an end. But Wall Street mostly avoided the sharp losses that hit European stocks.

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  • By MATTHEW LEE and JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — American citizens will be barred by the U.S. from traveling to North Korea beginning next month following a prohibition on using U.S. passports to enter the country, the State Department said Friday.

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  • By LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It would be a first for a U.S. national park: requiring reservations to get in. But it's an option that Zion National Park is considering to manage an overwhelming surge of visitors to its sweeping red-rock vistas and canyons in Utah.

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A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:

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  • By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring rose last month in 14 U.S. states in June, and the unemployment rate fell to record lows in two states, evidence that the job market is getting tighter across much of the country.

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  • By JOHN CARUCCI Associated Press
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NEW YORK (AP) — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos calls himself the "most fabulous supervillain on the internet" and that's probably not an exaggeration. He's angered everyone from liberals to the alt-right with his controversial comments.

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  • By ERICA WERNER AP Congressional Correspondent
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A brutal reality is settling over Capitol Hill: The Republican effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," which has consumed the first six months of the Trump administration, may never yield results.

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  • By JOHN ROGERS Associated Press
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SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — When Beth Sanden crashed her bike after speeding over a wet, broken patch of asphalt 15 years ago, the elite endurance athlete was left paralyzed. She figured her competition days were over, along with her career as a personal trainer and triathlon coach.

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  • By SUDHIN THANAWALA Associated Press
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The state can take wayward children away from their parents even when they are doing their best to control their kids and the kids aren't delinquents, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

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  • By RAPHAEL SATTER and FRANK BAJAK Associated Press
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HOUSTON (AP) — In an innovative blow to illicit internet commerce, cyberpolice shut down the world's leading "darknet" marketplace — then quietly seized a second bazaar to amass intelligence on illicit drug merchants and buyers.

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  • By JULIET LINDERMAN, JASON DEAREN and JEFF MARTIN Associated Press
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In promotional brochures, a U.S. company boasted of the "stunning visual effect" its shimmering aluminum panels created in an NFL stadium, an Alaskan high school and a luxury hotel along Baltimore's Inner Harbor that "soars 33 stories into the air."

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  • By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pushing and shoving? Of course. Pinching? Borderline. But biting? Retired stars Landon Donovan, Alexi Lalas and Steve McManaman said lengthy suspensions are needed to stop players from sinking their teeth into opponents, as El Salvadorans did against Americans Jozy Altido…

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LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star.

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  • By JACKIE ZIMMERMANN NerdWallet
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After two decades in the workforce, Ohio businesswoman Deborah Wasylko found herself faced with the prospect of having to move to keep her job while dealing with challenges in her family life. Wasylko concluded that she had a choice: continue her corporate career or become an entrepreneur.

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  • By CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer
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CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities, meaning shoppers on the insurance exchanges will have fewer places to turn for help signing up for coverage.