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Q&A: Afraid of sharks? Flu, asteroids pose far greater risk
BOSTON (AP) -- You might want a bigger boat, but you probably don't need better odds....

Mayors to Trump: immigration orders meddle with cities
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Mayors are warning President Donald Trump that toughening immigration enforcement meddles with U.S. cities' affairs....

Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Cindy covered timberland and fields across the rural Deep South on Saturday, but the sun peeked out enough to offer hope that the worst was over....

Judge sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, dismisses suit
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A judge has ruled in favor of one of the nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care, clearing the company of wrongdoing in an alleged $20 million scam to bilk the federal government....

Federal agencies demand records from SeaWorld theme park
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A newspaper is reporting that two federal agencies are demanding records from SeaWorld....

Plane crashes into empty Florida daycare building; 1 killed
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- A small plane has crashed into an empty daycare building in Florida, killing one person and injuring another....

Louisiana man gets 1 year, 1 day for wire-fraud scheme
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A Louisiana man has been sentenced to one year and a day in prison for diverting money solicited from property investors to his personal use....

Big catch: Fisherman finds camera, returns it to owner
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) -- A man who was fishing in the Tennessee River reeled in a waterlogged camera and then used social media to track down its owner in Florida....

Former Muslim charged with making bomb threat to mosque
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a former Muslim threatened to blow up a Florida mosque, later telling investigators he was being targeted for converting to Judaism....

Georgia swamp wildfire appears to be quenched after rainfall
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities say it's been nearly two weeks since any smoke has been seen at the site of a wildfire that began in early April in a south Georgia swamp....

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