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B.B. King funeral to take place Saturday in Mississippi
INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) -- Blues pioneer B.B. King is being remembered in the Mississippi Delta as a man whose talent was equaled by his generous spirit....

AP source: Hastert paid to keep old sex abuse claims secret
CHICAGO (AP) -- Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said....

Latest on Hastert: Boehner 'shocked' by reports
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Volunteers search for missing after Central Texas flood
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) -- A handful of volunteers trudged along the muddy and brush-filled banks of the Blanco River in Central Texas, searching for a group of people still missing days after the vacation house where they were staying was swept away in a massive flood....

Latest on flooding: More rain in the forecast for Texas
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AP PHOTOS: Aerial views of Texas floodwaters
The record rains that have submerged highways, flooded homes and led to several deaths in Texas show little signs of diminishing....

Jury convicts TV actor Diamond of misdemeanors in stabbing
PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) -- TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared the former "Saved by the Bell" actor of the most serious felony charge....

Protesters gather at Phoenix mosque under close police watch
PHOENIX (AP) -- About 500 protesters gathered outside a Phoenix mosque on Friday as police kept two groups sparring about Islam far apart from each other....

Man not guilty of murder in killing of unarmed trespasser
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- A Nevada man who was accused of murder after confronting two unarmed trespassers with a deadly barrage of gunfire at a vacant duplex he owns was found not guilty Friday of all charges in the latest case to test the boundaries of stand-your-ground self-defense laws....

This has been a month of extreme weather around the world
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange....

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