Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt
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Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt

A swinging and spinning amusement park ride has broken apart on the opening day of the Ohio State fair on Wednesday, killing one man and injuring seven other people

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The Latest: FBI: Suspect in custody in cruise ship death
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The Latest: FBI: Suspect in custody in cruise ship death

A spokeswoman for the FBI says a suspect is in custody in the death of a woman on a cruise ship in U.S. waters off of Alaska

Samsung, surmounting legal woes, logs record profit on chips
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Samsung, surmounting legal woes, logs record profit on chips

Samsung Electronics reports record quarterly and semiconductor profits thanks to booming demand for memory chips

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The Latest: Senate committee approves new taxes

Legislation to close a $2 billion hole in the Pennsylvania state budget will get a vote in the full Senate after clearing committee late Wednesday

AP Exclusive: Boy Scouts chief expected a fiery Trump speech
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AP Exclusive: Boy Scouts chief expected a fiery Trump speech

AP Exclusive: The Boy Scouts of America says it anticipated President Donald Trump would spark controversy with a politically tinged speech at its national jamboree in West Virginia but felt obliged to invite him out of respect for his office

N. Korea mysteriously nixes beer fest, but unveils new brew
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N. Korea mysteriously nixes beer fest, but unveils new brew

North Korea has suddenly canceled a popular monthlong beer festival for unknown reasons, but people won't be going thirsty in a country where brews are cheap and often carry the ruling family's seal of approval

FBI investigating death from domestic dispute on cruise ship
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FBI investigating death from domestic dispute on cruise ship

The FBI says it's investigating a domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship that led to the death of a 39-year-old Utah woman

House, Senate Republicans reach deal to move sanctions bill
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House, Senate Republicans reach deal to move sanctions bill

House and Senate Republicans have worked out a deal to move quickly on a package of new financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, clearing the way for the far-reaching legislation to be sent to President Donald Trump

New York eyes textalyzer to bust drivers using cellphones
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New York eyes textalyzer to bust drivers using cellphones

New York state will study the use of a device known as the textalyzer that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a crash was texting while driving

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California governor signs bill targeting poor air quality

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed air-quality legislation tied to an extension of the state's cap and trade law to address climate change