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Police: Bavarian official says attacker was denied asylum
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Police: Bavarian official says attacker was denied asylum
Bavaria's top security official says a man who blew himself up after being turned away from an open-air music festival in the southern German city of Ansbach was a 27-year-old Syrian who had been denied asylum

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Thousands of pro-Sanders, anti-fracking marchers hit streets
Thousands of pro-Sanders, anti-fracking marchers hit streets
Thousands of demonstrators have taken to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, cheering, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave
The Latest: Hollywood stars hold climate rally ahead of DNC
The Latest: Hollywood stars hold climate rally ahead of DNC
More than 1,000 people have joined Hollywood stars including Shailene Woodley, Susan Sarandon and Danny Glover in Philadelphia for a climate rally on the eve of the Democratic National Convention
Crash kills Nebraska punter, former Michigan State punter
Crash kills Nebraska punter, former Michigan State punter
A sheriff's department official says Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler have died in a car crash in Wisconsin after working at a kicking clinic
Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year
Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year
Investigators say the teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing "killer" video games, a victim of bullying who suffered from panic attacks set off by contacts with people
IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio
IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio
Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual global sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in next month's Rio de Janeiro Games
Hacked emails show Democratic party hostility to Sanders
Hacked emails show Democratic party hostility to Sanders
Several emails posted by Wikileaks on its document disclosure website show DNC officials scoffing at Sanders and his supporters and in one instance, questioning his commitment to his Jewish religion.
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In Dallas, burgeoning movement overshadowed by shooting
In Dallas, burgeoning movement overshadowed by shooting
The Next Generation Action Network has held more than 50 protests against police brutality since the group was founded in August 2014 after the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri
Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality
Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality
Activists who protested racial injustice 50 years ago say the country still needs honest dialogue about race _ even if it's uncomfortable for some people to acknowledge that black lives have long been devalued
The Latest: Clinton saddened by GOP's 'lock her up' chants
The Latest: Clinton saddened by GOP's 'lock her up' chants
Hillary Clinton says the chants of 'lock her up' at last week's Republican National Convention made her feel 'very sad.'
On their convention's eve, Democrats bedeviled anew by email
On their convention's eve, Democrats bedeviled anew by email
Hillary Clinton arrives in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking Democratic Party united behind her steady leadership
Man arrested after spending 12 hours in tree in Seattle
Seattle police have arrested a man after he spent nearly 12 hours perched in a tree in the Lake City neighborhood
Aug. sentencing for couple who planned to join Islamic State
A federal judge has scheduled sentencing next month for a Mississippi couple who pleaded guilty to planning to travel to Syria and join the Islamic State group
Former Marine pleads guilty to sex offense with 13-year-old
A former Marine gunnery sergeant has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison on sex offense charges as part of plea deal reached just minutes before the victim was supposed to testify
Scientists capture rare images of wolverine in Sierra Nevada
Scientists capture rare images of wolverine in Sierra Nevada
Scientists investigating a rare wolverine sighting in the Sierra Nevada set up cameras and have captured video of the animal scurrying around and scaling a tree
Newport Jazz Festival gets new vision with Christian McBride
Newport Jazz Festival gets new vision with Christian McBride
Leadership is changing at the Newport Jazz festival, where founder George Wein (ween) is turning over artistic direction next year to virtuoso bassist Christian McBride
Police identify 4 adults killed in Central Texas shooting
Police have identified the four people killed in a weekend shooting at a Texas apartment complex
2 years after Ferguson, recriminations roil governor's race
2 years after Ferguson, recriminations roil governor's race
Missouri's candidates in a hotly contested Republican governor's primary are promising decisive action two years after the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson prompted widespread protests
Global deals may drop $1.6 trillion if Brexit talks lag
Global deals may drop $1.6 trillion if Brexit talks lag
Global mergers and acquisitions may drop by as much as $1.6 trillion over the next five years unless Britain quickly agrees to leave the European Union under terms that give it continued access to the single market
The Latest: IOC VP: ruling was 'justice for clean athletes'
The Latest: IOC VP: ruling was 'justice for clean athletes'
International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates says the IOC's decision not to ban all Russian athletes from the Rio Games reflected the need to be fair to athletes who hadn't turned to doping
Mexican mayor shot to death, second in 2 days
The mayor of a town in one of Mexico's most violent drug corridors has been shot to death, the second mayor killed in Mexico in two days
Fight between driver, passenger results in crash in Phoenix
Police say a car crash that critically injured a driver and shut down part of a Phoenix freeway was started by a fight between the man and a passenger