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Pope Francis speaks against drug liberalization

Pope Francis has jumped into a political debate over the liberalization of drug laws in Latin America, saying legalization will not reduce the problems of addiction. In a speech in Rio de Janeiro…

Durant, Love to keep playing for US

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kevin Durant shied away from swarming media after Wednesday’s Team USA practice in UNLV’s Mendenhall Center. There is one thing he won’t be able to escape. “Kevin Durant is the face of USA basketball…
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Faulty meters cited in Junction City water loss

Authorities in a northeast Kansas community are cracking down on illegal water consumption but say old and faulty meters are the biggest reason for the apparent overuse of water.…
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Olbermann says he’s all about sports now

Keith Olbermann isn’t planning to talk politics on his new late-night sports show, although he will make an exception for a certain New York mayoral candidate.…
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Winfield man was a baseball great

In the history of baseball and of the thousands who have played on the highest level, only 208 players are in the Hall of Fame.…

Spain official says train accident leaves 35 dead

MADRID (AP) — Spanish official Alberto Nunez Feijoo says that at least 35 people have died after a passenger train derailed in the northwest of the country. Feijoo, regional government president of northwestern Galicia, told Cadena SER radio…

Ships to guard Copacabana Beach for pope’s Mass

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s Defense Ministry says four navy ships will watch over Copacabana beach when Pope Francis celebrates Mass there Friday. The ships will cruise the length of the famed beach checking boats near where Francis…
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Kate applauded for not hiding new mommy tummy

As Kate and William showed off the royal baby, what caught the eye of many women was not the new heir to the throne but the Duchess of Cambridge’s post-childbirth silhouette: that little bump.…

Panel: More than 220,000 dead in Colombia conflict

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A much-awaited report by a Colombian government-created historical commission says the country’s long internal conflict has claimed at least 220,000 lives since 1958, with civilian noncombatants accounting for more than four of every five…