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Report: Patriots unlikely to visit the White House

Both sides told The New York Times they were unable to find a date that works for both of them. But the two sides say it has nothing to do with politics.

  G7 leaders vow to help Brazil fight fires, repair damage

Police: 7 adults shot at child’s birthday party in Maryland

  Colo. principal worked his way up from being a school custodian

Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75 years on

Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh making longshot GOP challenge to Trump

Former NY congressman denies sex abuse allegations levied in former Boy Scout’s suit

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  Sheriff’s office: LA deputy lied about being shot by sniper

  Trump sends mixed messages to China on trade war

  Death of veteran at W.Va. VA hospital ruled homicide

  A homeowner was cuffed and mistaken for a burglar in his own home. He said the police refused to believe he lived there.

Fund backed by DiCaprio pledges $5M to Amazon amid fires

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries

  Watch: Careening car almost crashes into woman in wheelchair, flattens bus stop

It happened right after 9 a.m. Friday. The driver seemingly lost control and started driving into oncoming traffic.

  N. Korea tests new ‘super-large’ multiple rocket launcher

Some experts said North Korea aims to show off its weapons to try to get an upper hand ahead of a possible restart of nuclear negotiations.

Texas boy, mother found dead after kidnapping warrant, Amber Alert issued

A warrant for kidnapping had been issued for the 6-year-old's mother, who did not have custody of her son and was estranged from the boy’s father and custodial parent.

  Married only minutes, Texas newlyweds killed in crash

As the couple pulled out near the Justice of the Peace building, a truck pulling a trailer slammed into their vehicle, flipping it multiple times.

Luck announces retirement following Colts loss to Bears

  Okla. nurse’s aide allegedly threatens to skin co-worker

  Son of ex-NFL player accused of murdering parents arrested

  Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to transgender inmate, court rules

Brazilian troops begin deploying to fight Amazon fires

Economic storm clouds hovering over Trump and global leaders

Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney learned that the disease had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

Even before photo op of G-7 allies, sharp elbows come out

European Council President Donald Tusk said the summit in the seaside resort of Biarritz would be "a difficult test of the unity and solidarity of the free world and its leaders" and that "this may be the last moment to restore our political community."

Britain’s Prince Andrew denies knowledge of Epstein’s crimes

Queen Elizabeth's son expressed "tremendous sympathy" for Epstein's victims.

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

Hundreds of black-clad protesters armed with bamboo poles and baseball bats fought with police officers wielding batons on a main road following a march against "smart lampposts" that was sparked by surveillance fears.

  Trump “Masterpiece” gets retouched by critics. They’re doing their own masterpieces.

The impressionistic piece shows the president at an easel, pulling back the curtain on a painting.

  Asleep at the wheel: Tesla driver naps while driving in Southern California

A California couple was driving when they noticed a guy in a Tesla one lane over, who was sleeping while driving.

  Florida woman charged with dog’s hot car death

A dog died after being left in a hot car for several hours on Thursday and its owner now faces charges.

Officials: Teen at dance competition in Arizona had measles

Public health officials say a teenager competing in the World Hip Hop Championship in Phoenix has measles and may have exposed others at the dance competition.

Don’t forget the syrup! Saturday is National Waffle Day

Don't waffle on what to eat on Saturday. Bust out the maple syrup and go get yourself some waffles on National Waffle Day.

Obi-Wan, Lizzie McGuire join new Disney Plus platform

Ewan McGregor is reprising his "Star Wars" role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new series.

  Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

A white Florida man who told detectives he had a “pet peeve” about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in a dispute over a handicapped spot.

  Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

Cook County Judge Michael Toomin's appointment of former U.S. attorney Dan Webb raises the possibility that the special prosecutor could bring new charges against the former "Empire" actor.

Former Houston police officer charged with murder over raid

A former Houston police officer has been charged with murder in connection with the deadly January drug raid of a home that killed a couple who lived there and injured five officers, prosecutors announced Friday.

International traveler with measles visited Disneyland

A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland, Universal Studios, Hollywood tourist hot spots and the beach this month had measles and may have exposed others, public health agencies announced Friday.

  Brazilian president to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon

Brazilian forces will deploy starting Saturday to border areas, indigenous territories and other affected regions in the Amazon to assist in putting out fires for a month, according to a presidential decree authorizing use of the army.

  N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

The North had been expected to halt weapons tests because the 10-day U.S.-South Korean drills, which it views as an invasion rehearsal, ended earlier this week.

  Son charged in death of ex-NFL lineman Bennett, wife

The son of former NFL lineman Barry Bennett is accused of shooting Bennett and his wife multiple times, killing them, then driving out of state and boarding a flight to Mexico, according to criminal charges filed Friday.

Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New Mexico

Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead Friday with construction of taller border fencing funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump.

Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates

Escalating his trade war with China, President Donald Trump bumped up his tariffs on Chinese imports Friday, lashing back after Beijing raised taxes on U.S. products.

  NASA names Mars rock after the Rolling Stones

When the InSight Mars lander touched down back in November, its landing thrusters blew the rock about 3 feet - the farthest a stone has ever rolled during a landing on another planet.

NTSB releases preliminary report on Earnhardt plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board says part of the landing gear collapsed and a section of the right wing hit the runway as the plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. touched down a third time during its crash in East Tennessee last week.

Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, the Supreme Court said Friday.

Serial killer pleads guilty in 4 slayings

He was convicted in California of three slayings in 2013 and pleaded guilty to another killing last year in Texas.

Illinois patient’s death may be first in US tied to vaping

Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young adults.

Marlin police chief commits suicide as sexual assault warrants served

Further details weren’t immediately available.

  Sad-eyed, 26-pound cat at Philadelphia shelter looking for new home

A big cat described as a "jumbo-sized package of fluff & love" is available for adoption in Philadelphia.

Little Debbie ranked all their snacks and some people are not happy

Not everyone agrees with Little Debbie's ranking.

  Want a healthy heart? Get a dog

People who have dogs are more likely to exercise regularly, eat a healthier diet and have better sugar levels in their blood, a study shows.

Rep. Seth Moulton ends Democratic presidential primary bid

Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton is exiting the Democratic presidential primary race, becoming the second 2020 candidate to drop out this week as the field narrows.

Authorities probe Sacramento light rail crash, 27 injured

Sacramento Fire Capt. Keith Wade tells news outlets that 27 people were injured, including 13 people who were transported to trauma hospitals. He said the remaining patients were treated at the scene and released.

  Doctors pull brown recluse out of woman’s ear in Mo.

She thought it was water in her ear, but when it wouldn't go away, she went to see a doctor.

  Hawaiian Air: Engine problem caused smoke to fill plane, forcing emergency landing

Seven people were taken to hospitals.

Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at age 79

Billionaire and conservative activist David Koch has died at the age of 79. The Koch brothers founded the anti-tax, small government group Americans for Prosperity.

  WATCH: Woman steals stroller from N.J. store, leaves child behind

It wasn't hard for police to catch a suspected thief when she left her child behind at the scene.

Police: Toddler taken to hospital drunk on schnapps, grandma arrested

Police say the boy was under the age of three, and was incoherent when his mother picked him up from her mother’s Garvin Street home on July 5.

France opens Epstein-linked rape investigation

France's investigation involves information regarding minors 15 years old and older, a statement said.

Volkswagen recalls 679K cars to fix potential rollaway problem

VW says silicate can build up on a shift lever switch, allowing the key to be removed if the lever isn't in park. That could let the cars roll off unexpectedly.

Putin orders Russia to respond after US missile test

President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military on Friday to work out a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty.

Peppa Pig to get new owner: GI Joe maker Hasbro

The maker of Monopoly and GI Joe will pay about $4 billion to buy Entertainment One Ltd., a British entertainment company that produces "Peppa Pig," ''PJ Masks" and other animated shows for preschoolers.

  Arrest warrant issued in ice cream-licking incident in Texas

An arrest warrant has been issued for a 24-year-old man who authorities say posted social media video of himself licking ice cream from a carton in Texas and returning it to a supermarket freezer.

Serial killer who preyed on gay men executed in Florida

Gary Ray Bowles, a serial killer who preyed on older gay men during an eight-month spree that left six dead, was executed by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison.

  Caught on camera: Philadelphia police search for piggy bank bandit

Philadelphia police are looking for two burglars who broke into a home early Thursday and stole change from a boy's piggy bank.

Florida man hits McDonald’s worker for taking too long, police say

A Florida man didn’t get his fast food fast enough, so he punched a restaurant employee in the face, police say.

Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout from quitting family planning program

Planned Parenthood and several other providers withdrew from the Title X program rather than comply with a newly implemented rule prohibiting participating clinics from referring women for abortions.

  Amazon fires stir bitter dispute over who is to blame

The World Meteorological Organization said this week that satellite images show smoke from Amazon fires is reaching the Atlantic coast and Sao Paulo.

  Elevator passenger dies, trapped between car and shaft

Authorities say an elevator accident in a New York city high-rise has killed a man who was apparently pinned between the elevator car and the shaft.

Apple wants people to know how to clean its new credit card

Apple describes a two-step cleaning process involving microfiber cloths and isopropyl alcohol and includes a list of inappropriate cleaners.

  Walmart to revamp, reopen El Paso store after mass shooting

The renovated store will include an on-site memorial honoring the victims of the shooting, many of whom were Latino, and recognizing the "binational relationship between El Paso and Ciudad Juarez" just across the border in Mexico.

  Suspect in California campus killing was co-worker

Chuyen Vo, 51, was arrested Wednesday night at his home in Huntington Beach, officials announced at a news conference near the killing scene in a campus parking lot.

Weinstein to be rearraigned as DA seeks actress’s testimony

Prosecutors are bringing a new indictment against Harvey Weinstein in an attempt to bolster their case with testimony from an actress who says he raped her in 1993.

Gunman at large after Los Angeles deputy shot at sheriff’s station

A shooter remained at large after wounding a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in a sheriff's station parking lot in the Mojave Desert city of Lancaster, authorities said.

Kodak Black pleads guilty in federal weapons case

Rapper Kodak Black pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal weapons charges stemming from his arrest just before a scheduled concert performance in May.

WWII veteran earns high school diploma

John Wapienik was presented with his high school diploma Thursday, 77 years after being drafted.

Dozens of Nigerian scammers indicted in email, romance schemes targeting elderly people

U.S. authorities on Thursday unsealed a 252-count grand jury indictment charging 80 people in a major conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through fraud schemes and launder the money through a Los Angeles-based network.

Half a million fewer jobs created last year than previously thought

The economy added fewer jobs last year than previously thought, but unemployment remains low, according to the Department of Labor.

  No camping at Phish shows near Denver over plague concerns

Thousands of people who planned to camp during three days of Phish concerts at a stadium outside Denver will no longer be able to because of concerns that fleas in and around nearby prairie dog burrows could spread the plague.

Major carriers, state AGs will work to combat robocalls

According to the agreement, the companies will offer call-blocking tools for free to customers, with the exception of those who still use old copper landline phones (where it's more difficult from a technical standpoint).

More than $1 million in cocaine found in banana shipments sent to Wash. grocery stores

Authorities found bricks of cocaine in shipments of bananas sent to three grocery stores in Washington state.