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Memories, tears mark newscast a day after on-air shootings

Just one day after two of its own were killed, the news team at Virginia station WDBJ-TV regrouped.

US economy likely grew more in spring than first estimated

The U.S. economy likely gained more momentum in the spring than the government previously estimated. The question now is whether shrunken global stock markets and a sharp slowdown in China will... Read more »

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Applications for US jobless aid drop to very low 271,000

Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that employers remain confident in the economy and are laying off few workers. Read more »

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Walmart to cease sales of semiautomatic rifles

Walmart has announced that they will stop selling semiautomatic weapons, citing sales figures, rather than recent controversy, as the reason. Read more »

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Sheriff: Officer shot and 1 stabbing victim have both died

A police officer was shot and killed Wednesday when he responded to a call from a house where three women had been stabbed, one of them fatally, in a town about 60 miles west of Baton Rouge, said... Read more »

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Fire crews battle smoky conditions, flames in Washington

Smoke from big wildfires burning east of the Cascade Range hurt air quality Wednesday and hampered efforts by crews battling the flames in Washington state. Read more »

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Argentine mom hopes pope will help get son off death row

When Lidia Guerrero met with Pope Francis in Rome last year, the Argentine native told her he knew all about Guerrero's son, who has been on death row in Texas for 19 years. Read more »

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Hawaii officials reopen Waikiki beach after sewage spill

Hawaii officials on Wednesday reopened world-renowned Waikiki beach after water quality tests showed bacteria levels there declined since a large sewage spill nearby earlier this week. Read more »

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Trump says he's proud he booted Univision's Ramos from event

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday he's proud of kicking one of the country's best-known Spanish-language journalists out of an Iowa news conference — the latest in... Read more »

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Mayor thanks US student who helped thwart France attack

An American student who helped stop a terror attack on a Paris-bound high-speed train said Wednesday it's been a "crazy few days" and he is happy to be home. Read more »

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Canadian official in Alaska amid mine development concerns

Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and British Columbia's minister of energy and mines were working toward an agreement in response to concerns raised about the potential impacts of Canadian mine development... Read more »

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This week in history: The Austro-Prussian War of 1866 ends

On Aug. 23, 1866, the Peace of Prague ended the Austro-Prussian War. The war had been engineered by Prussian Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, who hoped to created a unified German empire. Read more »

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KUTV back on DISH Network; KSL still dark on DirecTV

KUTV was back on DISH Network on Wednesday after going dark the day before, but KSL-TV's signal on DirecTV remains blacked out. Read more »

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Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV

He planned it all so carefully — a choreographed execution of two former colleagues, broadcast live to a horrified television audience. Hours later, he shared his own recording of the killing... Read more »

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Poll: Utahns would take Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton despite disliking him more

Utahns don't like Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, and they dislike Republican frontrunner Donald Trump even more. Yet when the two go head-to-head in a new poll, The Donald wins. Read more »

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Officer, 2 others shot in southwestern Louisiana town, police say

Louisiana State Police say a police officer and two other people have been shot in the southwestern Louisiana. Read more »

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South Sudan leader signs peace deal amid sanctions threat

South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal with rebels, more than 20 months after the start of fighting between the army and rebels led by his former deputy. Read more »

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Merkel travels to far-right heartland to defend refugees

Chancellor Angela Merkel was met with jeers Wednesday as she traveled to a German town at the center of a recent wave of far-right anti-foreigner violence, delivering a message of support for... Read more »

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Pentagon probing alleged distorting of war intelligence

The Pentagon's inspector general is investigating an allegation that the military command overseeing the anti-Islamic State campaign distorted or altered intelligence assessments to exaggerate... Read more »

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Hungary's border fence proves futile in slowing migrant flow

Clambering over the razor-wire fence or crawling under it, migrants surged Wednesday across the Serbian border into Hungary. Then they jostled to formally enter the country so they could quickly... Read more »

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Judge sentences Holmes to life, orders him out of courtroom

The man who unleashed a murderous attack on a packed Colorado movie theater was ordered Wednesday to serve life in prison without parole plus 3,318 years — the maximum allowed by law —... Read more »

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Virginia reporter, cameraman killed on air; gunman dies

A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death during a live television interview Wednesday by a gunman who recorded himself carrying out the killings and posted the video on social media after... Read more »

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Family and coworkers share love for two reporters killed in Wednesday’s shootings

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The nation was rocked Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire on and killed two reporters on live TV. Here's what coworkers and loved ones had to say about the pair. Read more »

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Rubio: Donald Trump won't be Republican nominee

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says Donald Trump will not be the Republican presidential nominee because his message is not an optimistic one. Read more »

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A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis

Record numbers of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea are trying to reach Europe this year, despite the risks of perilous sea crossings and... Read more »

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With historic visit, Obama to seek common cause with pope

Pope Francis' highly anticipated visit to the White House next month will put on display his common cause with President Barack Obama on many issues. Read more »

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