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June 21, 2016 - 5:00pm
1 week 2 days ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has concluded a private visit with a dozen wounded or ill service members receiving treatment at a military hospital near the nation's capital.

Obama spent about an hour making the rounds Tuesday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

The White House says Obama met with eight Army members, two Marines and one member each from the Navy and Air Force. He also met with veterans and...

June 21, 2016 - 4:59pm
1 week 2 days ago

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has declined to block a Mississippi gay marriage law in one challenge filed against it. But it's still possible he will block the law after considering three other lawsuits.

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves says two gay men who plan to marry each other within the next three years can't prove they would face immediate harm if House Bill 1523 becomes law July 1. The American Civil Liberties Union, representing the couple, filed...

June 21, 2016 - 4:59pm
1 week 2 days ago

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Two Southern California men have been convicted of trying to become fighters for the Islamic State terrorist group.

Nader Elhuzayel and Muhanad Badawi were convicted Tuesday of conspiracy to aid a foreign terrorist organization. Each faces up to 15 years in federal prison.

Badawi also was found guilty of financial aid fraud and Elhuzayel was convicted of bank fraud.

Federal authorities say the 25-year-old...

June 21, 2016 - 4:56pm
1 week 2 days ago

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday June 10, to Thursday June 16, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

UNITED STATES

1. Lil Boom, "F(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk) Steph Curry" (Lil Boom Ent)

2. Nuages, "Dreams" (Nuages)

3. Take a Daytrip, "Listen" (Take A Daytrip)...

June 21, 2016 - 4:56pm
1 week 2 days ago

QUANTICO, Va. (AP) — A former Naval Academy instructor convicted of indecent acts with female midshipmen is facing another court-martial on charges that he lied to clear his name.

Marine Corps spokesman Rex Runyon said Tuesday that commanders have approved a general court-martial against Maj. Mark Thompson. He was convicted in 2013 of committing indecent acts, fraternization and conduct unbecoming an officer while an academy instructor. One student alleged Thompson...

June 21, 2016 - 4:49pm
1 week 2 days ago

The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday June 10, to Thursday, June 16, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

UNITED STATES

1. Drake, "One Dance" (Cash Money Records)

2. Desiigner, "Panda" (Def Jam Recordings)

3. Drake, "Too Good" (Cash Money Records)

4. Rihanna...

June 21, 2016 - 4:43pm
1 week 2 days ago

DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a search for a possible gunman at an Army Reserve training facility in Northern California (all times local):

4:00 p.m.

Authorities say they have lifted a lockdown at a U.S. Army Reserve training facility in Northern California after determining reports of an intruder were unfounded.

The Alameda County Sheriff's Office says all is clear at Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area in Dublin, 35...

June 21, 2016 - 4:35pm
1 week 3 days ago

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending June 19:

Fiction

1. Foreign Agent by Brad Thor, narrated by Armand Schulz (Simon & Schuster Audio)

2. The Short Drop by Matthew FitzSimmons, narrated by James Patrick Cronin (Brilliance Audio)

3. End of Watch by Stephan King, narrated by Will Patton (Simon & Schuster Audio)

4. Tom Clancy Duty and Honor by Grant Blackwood, narrated by...

June 21, 2016 - 4:34pm
1 week 2 days ago

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on extreme heat in the Southwest (all times local):

3:55 p.m.

For a second day, Las Vegas set a record daytime high temperature on Tuesday, reaching 113 degrees.

National Weather Service meteorologist Barry Pierce says that tops the old mark of 111 degrees for the date set in 1954.

It follows Monday's 115, which broke the record of 113 set in 2015.

Pierce says...

June 21, 2016 - 4:31pm
1 week 3 days ago

iBook charts for week ending June 19, 2016 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):

iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books

1. Foreign Agent by Brad Thor - 9781476789378 - (AtriaEmily Bestler Books)

2. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes - 9781101606377 - (Penguin Publishing Group)

3. Here's to Us by Elin Hilderbrand - 9780316375153 - (Little, Brown and Company)

4. After You by...

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