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Published on July 31, 2016 - Page 2
1715: A fleet of Spanish ships carrying gold, silver and jewelry sank during a hurricane off the east Florida coast; of some 2,500 crew members, more...
Published on July 31, 2016 - Page 2
Pope: Don’t be ‘couch potato’ BRZEGI, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis challenged hundreds of thousands of young people to reject being a “couch potato”...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 2
1914: Transcontinental telephone service in the U.S. became operational with the first test conversation between New York and San Francisco. 1958:...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 2
Man caught after 39 years GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A man wanted for the 1977 killing of a former immigration official and the shooting of a former...
Published on July 28, 2016 - Page 2
1914: World War I began as Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. 1932: Federal troops forcibly dispersed the so-called “Bonus Army” of World War I...
Published on July 28, 2016 - Page 2
Alleged shooter sought jihad SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Adel Kermiche nursed his obsession with jihad in this quiet French town, and...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 2
1921: Canadian researcher Frederick Banting and his assistant, Charles Best, succeeded in isolating the hormone insulin at the University of Toronto...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 2
IS claims priest murder SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — The Islamic State group crossed a new threshold Tuesday in its war against the West...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 2
1945: The Potsdam Declaration warned Imperial Japan to unconditionally surrender, or face “prompt and utter destruction.” 1971: Apollo 15 was...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 2
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Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 9
MOSCOW — Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 2
1941: President Franklin D. Roosevelt froze Japanese assets in the United States in retaliation for Japan’s occupation of southern Indochina. 1946:...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 2
Cops: Killer wielded machete BERLIN (AP) — A Syrian man killed a woman with a machete and wounded two others Sunday outside a bus station in the...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 6
Official: Bomber was denied asylum ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — Bavaria’s top security official says a man who blew himself up after being turned away...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 11
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual global...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 2
1915: The SS Eastland, a passenger ship carrying more than 2,500 people, rolled onto its side while docked at the Clark Street Bridge on the Chicago...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 2
Drug lord, 86, makes request MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s government is studying a request to place imprisoned 86-year-old drug lord Ernesto Fonseca...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 8
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The anti-terrorism proposals of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump make him the better option for Europe...
Published on July 22, 2016 - Page 2
1957: Walter “Fred” Morrison applied for a patent for a “flying toy” which became known as the Frisbee. 1975: The U.S. House of Representatives...
Published on July 21, 2016 - Page 2
1930: President Herbert Hoover signed an executive order establishing the Veterans Administration (later the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)....

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