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    Today is the Last Day to Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

    SAN FRANCISCO — If you have been ignoring those Windows 10 upgrade notifications, today might be a good day to finally upgrade. Late tonight or very early tomorrow morning, upgrading from an old version of Windows to Windows 10 will no longer be free. After today, the Home version will cost $120 and the Pro version will cost $200. The free upgrade applies to eligible tablets and PCs running Windows 7 or newer operation systems. Vista users are not eligible. Your computer must […]

  • One San Diego police officer was killed and another was injured Thursday night in a shooting as they tried to make a stop in the city, police said.

    San Diego Police Shooting: 1 Officer Killed, 1 Injured

      SAN DIEGO, California — One San Diego police officer was killed and another was injured Thursday night in a shooting as they tried to make a stop in the city, police said. A suspect also was shot and was in custody early Friday. He’s being treated at a hospital for a gunshot wound, San Diego police Chief Shelley Zimmerman told reporters Friday morning. Police are trying to determine if anyone else was involved in the shooting in southern San […]

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    Fallen Muslim Soldier’s Dad to Trump: ‘You have sacrificed nothing and no one’

    PHILADELPHIA – The father of a Muslim-American soldier who was killed in the Iraq War delivered a passionate appeal at the Democratic National Convention for voters to support Hillary Clinton, accusing Republican Donald Trump of sacrificing “nothing” and “smearing the character” of religious minorities like his family. Khizr Khan, whose son, Army Capt. Humayun Khan, died from a suicide bombing in Baghdad 12 years ago, said that if Trump is able to follow through on his proposal to ban Muslims […]

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    How Hillary Clinton Defined her Historic Moment

    PHILADELPHIA  — As Hillary Clinton playfully batted away an avalanche of balloons Thursday night, she appeared proud, happy and reconciled to her historic moment. She had accepted the Democratic nomination with “humility, determination and boundless confidence in America’s promise,” taking her place as the first woman to lead a major presidential ticket on a night pulsating with emotion. “When there are no ceilings,” she declared, “the sky’s the limit.” Her speech lacked the poetic sweep of the President Barack Obama’s […]

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    Home Prices Have Finally Recovered From the Housing Crash

    NEW YORK  — It’s taken 11 years, but home prices have finally climbed back to pre-crash levels. The median home price in the U.S. was $231,000 last month, according to a report from ATTOM Data Solutions (formerly RealtyTrac). That’s 9% higher than a year ago and 1% above the previous record of $228,000 hit in July 2005. Median home prices have be rising on a national level every month for more than four years, and it’s created an affordability issue […]

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    Obama: America is Already Great

    PHILADELPHIA — President Barack Obama said Wednesday America is already great and does not need some “self declared savior” like Donald Trump to fix it, as he told Americans only Hillary Clinton is fit to succeed him. Obama said Americans are not a frightened, fearful people living in a “divided crime scene” as envisioned by Trump, and can only solve their problems by coming together and being faithful to the nation’s founding ideals. “Our power doesn’t come from some self-declared […]

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    Donald Trump Encourages Russia to Hack Hillary Clinton

    DORAL, Florida  — Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s email. “Russia, if you’re listening I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press,” Trump said during a news conference in Florida. Shortly after his event ended, Trump repeated his call on Twitter. “If Russia or any other country or person has Hillary Clinton’s 33,000 illegally deleted emails, perhaps they should share […]

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    Cockroach Milk the Next Superfood?

    A little cockroach milk with those cookies? Chock full of protein, the insect milk may someday be transformed into a food supplement worthy of human consumption, new research indicates. Scientists have found that the Pacific Beetle Cockroach feeds its bug babies a formula which is remarkably rich in protein, fat and sugar. Don’t expect to find it next to the regular milk in the dairy section, however, at least not for now. “Any liquid harvested from a cockroach is not […]

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    Freddie Gray Case: All Charges Dropped Against Remaining Officers

    BALTIMORE — Prosecutors are dropping charges against the three remaining officers facing trial in connection with Freddie Gray’s death. Six officers were charged in connection with the April 2015 death of Gray, a 25-year-old who died after sustaining a neck injury while in police custody. A pretrial hearing for Officer Garrett Miller had been set for Wednesday. Trials for officers Alicia White and William Porter had been scheduled for the fall. Baltimore Chief Deputy State’s Attorney Michael Schatzow made the request […]

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    It’s Official: Hillary Clinton Makes History

    PHILADELPHIA — Democrats made Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation’s history on Tuesday, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics. The former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state was formally installed as the party nominee to take on Donald Trump on an emotional night at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia. Clinton will formally accept the nomination on Thursday night, before embarking on an intense fall […]

  • Out of an abundance of caution, General Mills announced the voluntary recall of more than 10 million pounds of flour because it may be linked to the outbreak.

    More E. coli Cases Prompt General Mills Flour Recall Expansion

    General Mills on Monday announced another expansion of its flour recall. The move was prompted by an announcement from the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that four more individuals from two different states (Minnesota and Wisconsin) have developed E. coli illness linked to the flour. One of those individuals is suffering from a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome. This results from E. coli illnesses that last longer and are more severe, according to the […]

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    Michelle Obama: ‘When they go low, we go high’

    PHILADELPHIA  — Michelle Obama cast the presidential race as one between a positive role model for children — in Hillary Clinton — and a damaging one — in Donald Trump — in the marquee speech on the Democratic National Convention’s opening night. The first lady never mentioned Trump by name, but she leveraging her popularity, she made a rare, if not unprecedented, foray into partisan politics to knock the Republican nominee. Obama condemned “the hateful language that we hear from […]


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