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11 states sue over Obama's school transgender directive

By PAUL J. WEBER
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students...full story
updated 2016-05-26 02:22 PM
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Fredricka Gray, center, the twin sister of Freddie Gray, speaks during a media availability at City Hall, after violence occurred after a march for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A protestor, right, pulls a bag away from a group of women after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Sumiteru Taniguchi, a survivor of the nuclear bombing at Nagasaki, Japan, participates in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) People take items from a business cooler after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Protestors gather outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Secretary of State John?Kerry, left, greets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in front of Kerry's residence in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. Abe arrived in the U.S. Sunday for a weeklong visit. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Demonstrators protest in the streets as they march for Freddie Gray to Baltimore's City Hall, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) A protestor stands on a mailbox outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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11 states sue over Obama's school transgender directive
By PAUL J. WEBER
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students....Fullstory

2016-05-26 02:22 PM

The Weeknd, Belly cancel Kimmel performance because of Trump
By MESFIN FEKADU
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- R&B singer The Weeknd and rapper Belly have canceled their performance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" because Donald Trump was set to....Fullstory

2016-05-26 11:01 AM

Arizona sheriff warns of cartel gunfire in wilderness

Associated Press

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) -- An Arizona sheriff has warned holiday hikers and campers to beware of cartel assassins who have been ambushing rivals and stealing....Fullstory

2016-05-26 06:01 AM

Microsoft denies forcing Windows 10 upgrade
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) -- Microsoft says Windows users still can opt-out of upgrading to the latest version of the software despite claims the company has....Fullstory

2016-05-26 06:01 AM

US stocks climb for the second day as oil prices rise
By MARLEY JAY
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks are continuing to climb Wednesday morning, and energy companies are leading the way as the price of oil continues....Fullstory

2016-05-26 06:01 AM

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's accounting in SEC probe

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is under investigation by U.S. regulators in connection with its accounting practices. The company, whose digital platforms....Fullstory

2016-05-26 06:01 AM

Sharks head to 1st Cup final after 5-2 win over Blues
By JOSH DUBOW
Associated Press

SAN JOSE, California (AP) -- Two years after their most devastating playoff loss, the San Jose Sharks held their most meaningful celebration. The franchise notorious for....Fullstory

2016-05-26 02:42 PM

All the exotic cars parked in the Dubai police's garage
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The Dubai police have built up a high-horsepower arsenal of luxury sports cars and SUVs over the years to complement their fleet of green-and-white patrol....Fullstory

2016-05-26 02:42 PM

Missing hiker found dead last year kept journal of ordeal
By DAVID SHARP
Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were discovered last year survived at least 26 days after getting lost, kept a journal....Fullstory

2016-05-26 09:02 AM

Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty
By MEG KINNARD
Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Several family members of the nine people gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston say they support decisions by....Fullstory

2016-05-26 06:01 AM

VOICES: Hiroshima serves as memorial for all victims of WWII
By JULIE WATSON
Associated Press

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2016-05-26 02:22 PM

Authorities: Unruly group instigated violence at Trump rally
By RUSSELL CONTRERAS
Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A day after a riot erupted outside a Donald Trump rally, Albuquerque officials concluded that the mayhem had less to do....Fullstory

2016-05-26 09:02 AM

New York tampon tax to get the ax with governor set to sign

Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's Legislature has given its final approval to exempting tampons and other feminine hygiene products from state sales taxes. A spokesman....Fullstory

2016-05-26 06:01 AM

Suspect leads police to bodies of Washington state couple
By LISA BAUMANN and PHUONG LE
Associated Press

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- For six weeks, authorities said a missing Washington state couple had been killed. Two brothers who fled to Mexico were charged....Fullstory

2016-05-26 06:01 AM

Markets Right Now:

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains....Fullstory

2016-05-26 06:01 AM

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By FRAZIER MOORE
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Will history repeat itself with the remake of "Roots" ? The original miniseries, based on Alex Haley's best-seller, became a national phenomenon....Fullstory

2016-05-26 06:01 AM

Indy 500 champions choose the most important non-driver
By JENNA FRYER
Associated Press

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2016-05-26 02:42 PM

Thursday, June 2
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2016-05-26 09:02 AM

BC-AP Sports Digest

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The supervisor is Richard Rosenblatt, followed by Simmi Buttar at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be....Fullstory

2016-05-26 06:01 AM

Business events scheduled for Thursday
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday: WASHINGTON -- Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases durable goods for April,....Fullstory

2016-05-26 06:01 AM

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