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Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of

NEW YORK (AP) — The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground of sorts for Silicon Valley tycoons as well.

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Trump rallies in San Diego, Fresno draw big protests

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Donald Trump campaign rallies drew vocal crowds of protesters in San Diego and Fresno on Friday, all under heavy police presence following similar events around the country that led to violence and arrests.

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Trump tells California 'there is no drought'

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought."

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Argentine court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condor

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced Friday to prison for human rights crimes committed during the Operation Condor conspiracy to hunt down dissidents across South America and beyond.

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State OKs transfer of hospital obstetrics unit

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's health agency has given conditional approval to the transfer of obstetrics services from Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket to two affiliated hospitals.

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Hospitalized suspect in Reno pill mill raid bound for jail

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge in Reno has ordered one of the key suspects in an alleged prescription drug trafficking-ring to return to the county jail when he's released from the hospital where he was taken for a medical emergency.

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State bridge worker pulled from Hood Canal identified

SHINE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have identified a state transportation worker who died after his pickup truck apparently breached a railing and went into the water off Hood Canal Bridge.

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At least 1 dead, 3 missing in Texas flooding

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — At least one person has died in Texas and three are missing after torrential thunderstorms caused floods and at least one tornado that closed roads and schools, prompted evacuations, damaged homes and forced dozens of students to spend the night on campus, officials said Friday as they braced for more rain over the Memorial Day weekend.

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Porcupine sculpture stolen from Maine airport is replaced

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A prickly steel-and-nails sculpture of a mama porcupine and its baby has replaced a statue that was stolen from an airport in Maine.

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Iowa Department of Natural announces free fishing weekend

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says Iowa residents may fish without a license next weekend.

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Missouri highway patrol: Boy, 8, drowns in creek

CASSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Missouri say an 8-year-old boy has drowned in a creek.

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Cellphone radiation study raises concerns despite low risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males and raised long-dormant concerns about the safety of spending so much time with cellphones glued to our ears.

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Pentagon brass seek to mollify Guantanamo judge in 9/11 case

MIAMI (AP) — Two top officials at the Pentagon issued a conciliatory response Friday to the military judge presiding over the Sept. 11 war crimes case at Guantanamo Bay who had faulted both men in a ruling last month for publicly criticizing a temporary ban he issued on the use of female guards to transport the defendants.

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Search for abducted teen moves to Northern California coast

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Friday narrowed their frantic search for a missing teenager to a remote area about 65 miles from where she was last seen being dragged by an armed acquaintance who later died in a gun battle with police.

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More Oklahoma cuts necessary after passage of $6.8B budget

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature adjourned Friday after passing a $6.8 billion budget that will require most state agencies to absorb deeper cuts to deal with the remaining shortfall.

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The Latest: 1 arrested outside San Diego Trump rally

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on protests at Donald Trump campaign events in California (all times local):

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Judge dismisses murder charge against 2 in fireman's death

DETROIT (AP) — A judge has dismissed a murder charge against two of three people accused in the fatal beating of a 59-year-old Detroit firefighter who was just months from retirement.

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Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly expanded U.S. missile defense system as a threat to his country's security — and vowing to retaliate.

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Catholic priest says Colombia rebels free Spanish journalist

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels have freed a Spanish journalist who went missing in a lawless region of Colombia, ending a weeklong saga that recalled some of the most-volatile days of a long-running conflict that many in the country had thought were behind it.

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Good weather, no campfire restrictions in store for holiday

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Calm winds, sunny skies and no campfire restrictions in national forests.

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Agency probes arrest of husband of Chattanooga mayor's aide

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is probing the domestic violence arrest involving the husband of a top aide to Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke.

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Rauner vetoes plan to reduce Chicago pension payments

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a plan Friday that would reduce Chicago's payments to its police and fire pension funds for each of the next five years, calling it an irresponsible idea that will increase pension debt in the long term.

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Deadline nears for North Dakota deer gun license apps

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The deadline is nearing for North Dakota hunters to submit a license application for the 2016 gun season.

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Former wrestling coach pleads guilty to videotaping boys

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A former northern Indiana teacher and wrestling coach has pleaded guilty to charges alleging he videotaped naked boys in a locker room.

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Ex-'Glee' star Mark Salling indicted on child-porn charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the Fox musical dramedy "Glee," was charged Friday with receiving and possessing child pornography.

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Arpaio foes want criminal investigation of sheriff, top aide

PHOENIX (AP) — Immigrant rights advocates who pressed a racial profiling case against metro Phoenix's sheriff are urging a judge to recommend that a criminal investigation be launched against the lawman and his top aide for his defiance of court orders.

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Autopsies reveal details of San Bernardino terror attack

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Autopsies released Friday of the 14 victims of the San Bernardino terror attack confirm that all died quickly after being shot at least twice but also reveal chilling details of the carnage.

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Agency: Measure would put most of state off-limits to wells

DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators say a proposal to require new oil and gas wells to be at least 2,500 feet from homes and schools would leave 90 percent of the state off-limits to future drilling.

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Boom is alive in North Dakota, but now it's about babies

DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota oil patch is experiencing a baby boom.

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Public safety officials urging safe driving this weekend

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — State public safety officials are urging people to stay safe while traveling during this Memorial Day holiday weekend.

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Fort Pierre pool opens for season on Saturday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Fort Pierre's city pool is opening for the season on Saturday.

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Missing man's body found in Utah reservoir

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Weber County say they've found the body of a missing Utah man body in an Ogden-area reservoir.

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140 homes deemed damaged in Bryan; number expected to increase

Nearly 140 single-family homes in east Bryan were damaged when a tornado briefly touched down Thursday afternoon, Bryan officials said at a press conference late Friday.

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5 Things to Know in Florida for May 28

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Rutherford County sheriff faces public corruption charges

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A county sheriff is facing public corruption charges after being named in a 14-count indictment that accuses him and others of benefiting from a scheme to sell electronic cigarettes to inmates in the jail he oversees.

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Kentucky's new Medicaid likely to not include premiums

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Medicaid commissioner says more than 400,000 people who received health insurance from the state's expanded program will likely not have to pay monthly premiums under Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's reforms. But he says they could have reduced benefits.

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4 alleged cartel assassins arrested in Mexican border state

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in a Mexican border state say they have arrested four alleged cartel assassins responsible for 11 executions.

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The Latest: Hunt for abducted teen moves to California coast

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a Northern California girl abducted at gunpoint (all times local):

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Kansas Supreme Court: Legislature not fully funding schools

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday rejected some education funding changes enacted by the Legislature earlier this year and threatened to order the state's public schools closed if lawmakers don't act by June 30.

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Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnesses

CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Drew Peterson's attorneys rested their case Friday in the former suburban Chicago police officer's murder-for-hire trial after calling three inmates who testified that the prosecution's key witness cannot be believed.

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Telescope company, foes agree on replacing hearing officer

HONOLULU (AP) — Opponents of a giant telescope and the nonprofit company that wants to build it on Mauna Kea agree on something: It's time for a new hearings officer to oversee proceedings for the project's construction permit.

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Arch Coal gives up stake in Washington coal-export project

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Arch Coal is giving up its stake in a joint venture to build a coal export port near Longview, Washington.

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Man facing 149 years in prison for Arizona sex trafficking

PHOENIX (AP) — A man is facing nearly 150 years in prison after being convicted in an Arizona sex trafficking case.

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Brazil police identify 4 of 30-plus men wanted in gang rape

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police said Friday that they have identified and are searching for four of the more than 30 men suspected in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl, a case that has rocked Latin America's largest nation and highlighted its endemic problem of violence against women.

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UNC system says it won't enforce transgender bathroom rules

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina system told a federal court Friday that it won't enforce a law requiring transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates.

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Man found shot to death in Cottonwood Heights parking not

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death inside a car in a Cottonwood Heights parking lot.

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Missouri political mega-donor Sinquefield gives millions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri mega-donor Rex Sinquefield is pouring millions of dollars into political committees before the Aug. 2 primary and Nov. 8 general election.

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Rauner reverses course on medical marijuana, backs expansion

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has reversed course on broadening Illinois' medical marijuana pilot program and is now supporting a plan to extend it roughly two years and add more qualifying health conditions.

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Sanders pushes for debate with Trump; Trump declines

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says he will wait to debate the official Democratic nominee, and not debate Bernie Sanders, calling the Democratic nominating process "totally rigged."

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The Latest: If Kansas schools close, court blames lawmakers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court's ruling on school funding (all times local):

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Illinois man pleads no contest to hacking wife in Wisconsin

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois man accused of hacking his wife to death in Wisconsin has taken a plea deal, more than a month before he was slated to go on trial.

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