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APNewsBreak: Gun safety groups to host presidential forum

APNewsBreak: Gun safety groups to host presidential forumTwo prominent gun safety organizations said Thursday that they will host a forum for Democratic presidential candidates in Las Vegas on Oct. 2, the day after the city marks the second anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The Giffords group and March For Our Lives told The Associated Press that the forum focused on gun violence will be the first of its kind for presidential hopefuls and will be open to all candidates who meet the Democratic National Committee’s polling and fundraising thresholds for the September debate. Guns are a complex issue in Nevada, an early voting state that will be the third in the U.S. to weigh in on the 2020 Democratic field.



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APNewsBreak: Alaska Natives believed whale hunt was legal

APNewsBreak: Alaska Natives believed whale hunt was legalANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Indigenous hunters in Alaska initially believed they were legally hunting a beluga whale when they unlawfully killed a protected gray whale with harpoons and guns after the massive animal strayed into a river last year, a federal investigative report said.



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APNewsBreak: Woman says she reported abuse in 2013

APNewsBreak: Woman says she reported abuse in 2013SEATTLE (AP) — A woman said Tuesday that she told Oregon child welfare officials in 2013 that Jennifer and Sarah Hart — who plunged off a California cliff with their children last month in an SUV — had been depriving the kids of food as punishment.



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The Latest: APNewsBreak: Paul recovering from 5 broken ribs

The Latest: APNewsBreak: Paul recovering from 5 broken ribsFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's assault at his home (all times local):



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APNewsBreak: No increased danger after Yosemite rocks fall

APNewsBreak: No increased danger after Yosemite rocks fallYOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A geological analysis Friday found there was no more danger than usual of another giant rock fall after two huge slides, including one involving a slab of granite the size of a 36-story building, occurred this week on the famed El Capitan rock formation in Yosemite National Park.



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APNewsBreak: Plot to kill gang boss a lie, witness now says

APNewsBreak: Plot to kill gang boss a lie, witness now saysRENO, Nev. (AP) — The star witness who helped convict the triggerman who killed a high-ranking Hells Angels' boss at a Nevada casino in 2011 says he was lying when he testified that the shooting was an assassination plot orchestrated by a rival motorcycle gang, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.



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APNewsBreak: New Orleans to take down Confederate statues

APNewsBreak: New Orleans to take down Confederate statuesWorkers in New Orleans began removing the first of four prominent Confederate monuments early Monday, the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation racism and white supremacy.



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APNewsBreak: GOP health plan could cost Minnesota billions

APNewsBreak: GOP health plan could cost Minnesota billionsST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials are bracing for billions of dollars in additional health care expenses if congressional Republicans enact a plan they're discussing to replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a draft document obtained by The Associated Press.



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APNewsBreak: Man claims bias over use of HIV-blocking drug

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man has filed a discrimination complaint against Mutual of Omaha, claiming the company rejected him for long-term care insurance because he is taking an HIV prevention drug.
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