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SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2016

Man arrested after woman killed with machete in Germany

BERLIN – A Syrian man killed a woman with a machete and wounded two others Sunday outside a bus station in the southwestern German city of Reutlingen before being arrested. Police said there were no indications pointing to terrorism. Police spokesman Bjoern Reusch told the Associated Press that witnesses said the 21-year-old asylum-seeker, who was known to police, was having an argument with the woman before attacking her about 4:30 p.m. The suspect, whose name was not released, wounded another woman and a man as he fled.

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DNC chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz speaks during a campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Florida State Fairgrounds Entertainment Hall, Friday, July 22, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (Mary Altaffer / Associated Press)

Hacked emails complicate Democratic National Convention

PHILADELPHIA – On the heels of a tumultuous Republican convention, Hillary Clinton arrived in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking Democratic Party united behind her steady leadership. To do that, she must overcome lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated ...

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The remains of a burned home smoulder in Iron Canyon Road area near Santa Clarita, Calif., on Sunday, July 24, 2016. (Matt Hartman / Associated Press)

California wildfire guts 18 homes

Flames raced down a rugged hillside “like a freight train,” leaving smoldering remains of homes and warnings that more communities should be ready to flee the wildfire churning through tinder-dry canyons in Southern California, authorities said Sunday.

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Clinton in search of larger message

The convention the Republicans just wrapped up in Cleveland, with its back-stabbing rivals, missing dignitaries and borrowed phrases from another speech, may not be a tough act to follow, but Democrats are nonetheless in a state of high anxiety as the spotlight shifts their way this week.

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Russian balloonist’s flight sets record

A cold and exhausted 65-year-old Russian balloonist came back to Earth with a bruising thud in the Australian Outback on Saturday after claiming a new record by flying solo around the world nonstop in 11 days.

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Coup attempt in Turkey raises a nuclear concern

Several dozen American B61 thermonuclear warheads are kept at the Incirlik Air Force Base in Turkey. The base has been a linchpin in NATO’s southern flank for more than half a century. But the failed military coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has increased long-standing concerns about the military usefulness and security of the Incirlik armory.

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Clapton guitar auctioned for $45,000

A guitar owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton has sold at auction for $45,000 and the proceeds will be used to pay the medical bills of a Texas musician whose wife recently died of leukemia.

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Parting Shot - 10.21.16

Fog blankets the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco on Friday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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