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SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks and wide receiver Doug Baldwin have agreed to a four-year contract extension that runs through the 2020 season.

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Four young children were stabbed to death in a gated apartment complex in suburban Memphis on Friday, and police took their mother into custody for questioning. She has not been charged.

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OMAHA, Neb. — Matching each other stroke for stroke, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte surged to the wall in almost perfect sync.

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LUCKNOW, India — Torrential rains triggered heavy floods and landslides that poured down hills in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, killing at least 18 people by today and destroying dozens of homes, officials said.

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JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on religious objections to same-sex marriage moments before it was set to take effect today, ruling it unconstitutionally establishes preferred beliefs and creates unequal treatment for gay people.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Golden State Warriors want to lure Kevin Durant and put even more offensive firepower on the floor.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The chlorination and filtration systems at an artificial water rapids course where Olympic kayakers train were inadequate to kill a rare, brain-attacking organism, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said after an Ohio teenager died from the amoeba.

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PORTLAND (AP) — Defending champion Brooke Henderson and Sweden’s Suzann Pettersen shared the lead at 11-under 133 after Friday’s second round of the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic.

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WASHINGTON — The first American death involving a car in self-driving mode presents a dilemma: How aggressively to embrace the potentially life-saving technology after a fatal crash. The driver’s history of speeding further complicates the question.

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ROME — The Colosseum has emerged more imposing than ever after its most extensive restoration, a multimillion-euro cleaning to remove a dreary, undignified patina of soot and grime from the ancient arena, which has been assailed for decades by pollution in traffic-clogged Rome.

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PHOENIX (AP) — Conor Gillaspie fell a home run shy of the cycle, Johnny Cueto settled down after a rocky start to earn his 12th victory and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Friday night.

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WASHINGTON — Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expressing regret that she sat down with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal criminal investigation, a chance encounter she acknowledges “cast a shadow” on the public’s perception of a case bound to influence the presidential campaign.

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SYDNEY (AP) — Western nations publicly critical of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime have been quietly sending security officials to collaborate with his government, Assad said in an interview broadcast today.

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LOS ANGELES — The reeking carcass of a dead humpback whale was stuck on a popular Los Angeles County beach Friday as Fourth of July weekend crowds began arriving.

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WASHINGTON — Peeling back some of the secrecy of America’s drone strikes on suspected terrorists, the Obama administration on Friday said it has killed up to 116 civilians in counterterror attacks in Pakistan, Yemen and other places where the U.S. is not engaged in active, on-the-ground warfare.

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PORTLAND — A Mexican national charged with aggravated murder in the shooting deaths of three people at a rural Oregon blueberry farm had been deported six times, most recently in 2013, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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LONDON — Justice Secretary Michael Gove argued today that he should be Britain’s next leader because he is passionately committed to leaving the European Union — but said he would not trigger EU exit talks this year if he becomes prime minister.

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NEW YORK — Nearly every day, somewhere in the country, the Stars and Stripes was lowered to half-staff last year in one of the most significant official gestures of mourning and respect, an Associated Press analysis found.

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PATHUM THANI, Thailand — Nearly eight months ago, migrant worker Tin Nyo Win thought he was doing the right thing — the only thing — to help free his pregnant wife from slavery inside a Thai shrimp peeling shed. He ran for help and prompted police to raid the business, freeing nearly 100 Bur…

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s top lawyer won’t overrule the findings of an FBI-led investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server, a Justice Department official said today.

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Striking union members chanted, banged drums and blew whistles as part of a raucous picket line on Atlantic City’s Boardwalk outside the Trump Taj Mahal casino early today amid a contract dispute with owner and billionaire investor Carl Icahn at the start of the busiest…

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LONDON — Dismayed at dropping the first set after being a single point from taking it, Serena Williams sat in her Centre Court sideline chair and cracked her racket against the turf once, twice, three times, four.

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HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam’s government said toxic discharges from a Taiwanese-owned steel plant were responsible for massive fish deaths that have decimated tourism and fishing in four provinces and highlighted the risks of rapid growth in foreign investment.

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LILLE, France — On the greatest night in its soccer history, Wales swept past the world’s No. 2-ranked team at the European Championship on Friday.

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HONG KONG — Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers took to the southern Chinese city’s streets for an annual pro-democracy protest march today, as tensions persisted over the high-profile case of a bookseller secretly detained in the mainland.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Aric Almirola was declared the winner of Friday night’s Xfinity Series race when NASCAR determined he was the leader when the caution flag froze the field shortly before the finish line at Daytona International Speedway.

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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s military said it mistakenly fired a supersonic anti-ship missile Friday that hit a fishing boat, killing one and injuring three people, on the day rival China was celebrating the Communist Party’s anniversary.