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Most states do bare minimum on fire-foam contamination
The military is checking U.S. bases for potential groundwater contamination from a toxic firefighting foam, but most states so far show little inclination to examine civilian sites for the same threat....

Violence follows California Trump rally, about 20 arrested
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) -- Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump violently confronted each other in California leading to some 20 arrests as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange County....

White powder mailed to Trump campaign office ruled harmless
NEW YORK (AP) -- An envelope containing a suspicious white powdery substance caused a scare when it was opened at a campaign office of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, but it later was deemed to be harmless....

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- A Texas medical examiner says the two young daughters of an internationally known pianist likely died of asphyxia....

APNewsBreak: Investigators look at overdose in Prince death
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press....

APNewsBreak: San Francisco chief releases racist texts
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco's police chief has ordered effective immediately that all officers attend an anti-harassment class, even as he released more transcripts of a former lieutenant and two former officers exchanging racist text messages....

Lawmaker accused of harassment is all alone with his M&Ms
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Amid the frenzied negotiations, flaring tempers and occasional frivolity marking the end of another Tennessee legislative session, one lawmaker stayed conspicuously alone and quiet....

ABA team owner and envied dealmaker Ozzie Silna dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ozzie Silna, who turned a fading American Basketball Association franchise into a four-decade windfall of nearly $800 million from the NBA in what's commonly called the greatest deal in sports history, has died at age 83....

Exxon's 1Q profit plunges 63 percent on lower oil prices
DALLAS (AP) -- Exxon Mobil produced its weakest quarter in more than 16 years as lower oil prices pushed its profit down by 63 percent....

Ex-Montana Sen. Conrad Burns dies; influenced energy policy
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns, a former cattle auctioneer whose folksy demeanor and political acumen earned him three terms and the bitter disdain of his opponents, died Thursday. He was 81....

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