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UN calls for 48-hour humanitarian pause in east Aleppo city

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief is urgently calling for a weekly 48-hour "humanitarian pause" in the eastern part of Aleppo city in Syria where all road access is blocked by fighting and between 250,000 and 275,000 people are trapped.

Georgia appeals court says 'upskirting' not against the law

ATLANTA (AP) — A man admitted he surreptitiously took cellphone video up a woman's skirt while she shopped at a grocery store, but a Georgia court says he didn't break the law.

FBI confirms that it's investigating hack involving Democratic National Committee emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI confirms that it's investigating hack involving Democratic National Committee emails.

Maryland Live casino sues MGM over high-roller lists

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland casino is suing MGM Resorts International over lists of high-rollers.

EPA moves to regulate climate-warming airliner pollution

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has found that jet engine exhaust is adding to climate change and endangering human health, and needs to be regulated.

As Fed meets, no rate hike is expected until late this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — On again. Off again.

Delta flight makes emergency landing in North Carolina

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A passenger plane landed safely at Raleigh-Durham International in North Carolina after experiencing engine trouble on a flight from Tampa, Florida, to New York-LaGuardia.

ACLU wants to review West Virginia police shooting

WEIRTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is seeking details related to the death of a 23-year-old black man who was fatally shot by police.

The Latest: Baton Rouge shooter's body released to mother

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the Baton Rouge shooting on July 17 that left three law enforcement officers dead (all times local):

Police: Off-duty officer fires when person points weapon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say an off-duty officer investigating the sound of gunshots in northwest Washington fired his gun when a person pointed a weapon in his direction.

Alabama superintendent lifts ban on 'Amazing Grace'

WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama school superintendent who banned a high school marching band from playing "Amazing Grace" is reversing his decision.

Hastert attorney wants breach-of-contract lawsuit dismissed

YORKVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An attorney for Dennis Hastert has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a victim of sexual abuse seeking outstanding hush-money payments from the imprisoned former U.S. House speaker.

Last dance: Hundreds attend prom for dying Wisconsin teen

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A 14-year-old Wisconsin girl suffering from an illness that will take her life has decided to unhook her ventilator and die — but not before she attends prom.

The Latest: Warren to deliver Dem convention keynote speech

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia (all times EDT):

DNC starts in Philadelphia with huge protests, high temps

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Democratic National Convention gets underway Monday in Philadelphia with much bigger demonstrations than the Republican convention and much higher temperatures as the region copes with an oppressive heat wave.

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The Latest: Police say area 'deemed safe' after shooting

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida. (all times local):

Authorities: 2 killed, 17 shot at Florida nightclub

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been killed and more than a dozen shot at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida.

AP Exclusive: Pricey drugs overwhelm Medicare safeguard

WASHINGTON (AP) — A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show.

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