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After Obama's green light, Afghan forces on the offensive

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants with a new offensive against Islamic State group loyalists, an assault that will see American troops back on the battlefield working more closely with Afghan soldiers....
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After Obama's green light, Afghan forces on the offensive

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants with a new offensive against Islamic State group loyalists, an assault that will see American troops back on the battlefield working more closely with Afghan soldiers....
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Authorities: Munich shooter planned attack for a year

MUNICH (AP) -- The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage at a Munich mall had planned his attack for a year and chose his victims at random, investigators said Sunday....
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The Latest: Shooter received inpatient psychiatric care

MUNICH (AP) -- The latest on the mass shooting in Munich (all times local):...
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Cops, protesters gear up for hot day of marches ahead of DNC

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police officers are posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as protesters prepare for a sweltering day of marches and rallies ahead of the Democratic National Convention....
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Name of girl, 4, who died after being left in car released

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in central Pennsylvania have released the name of a 4-year-old girl who died after being left in a car for hours on a hot day....
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As Democratic convention nears, excessive heat settles in

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- As thousands of delegates arrive in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, it's not just politics they have to contend with - it's also the hot and sticky weather....
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Clinton's turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's Hillary Clinton's turn....
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Fire officials: Philadelphia firefighter dies while on duty

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials say a Philadelphia firefighter has died while on duty....
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Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The streets are freshly swept, the hotel rooms are pristine, the party invitations have gone out and extra police patrols are assigned....
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Mayor: Deal to avert airport worker strike during convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The mayor of Philadelphia has announced an agreement that will avert a walkout by some Philadelphia International Airport workers who had threatened to strike during next week's Democratic National Convention....
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US researcher: Young shooters tend to research role models

MILAN (AP) -- The U.S. psychologist who wrote a book about school shootings that investigators found in the Munich gunman's room says researching other mass killers can be a warning sign since young gunmen often are looking for role models - but it's just one of many possible indicators....
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How sympathetic whites are helping to fuel racial change

MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- An attorney in Oregon is supporting political candidates who promise to address racial profiling in policing. In suburban Ohio, a mother says she and her friends will push for better racial integration in their children's high school. And in rural Massachusetts, a young father has launched a Facebook group called "White Men for Black Lives."...
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Woman critically injured in home invasion

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a woman was critically injured in a shooting during a home invasion robbery in western Pennsylvania....
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