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It's a girl: Japan zoo's star panda baby gets a checkup

The baby panda, who has become an overnight celebrity in Japan, is a girl.

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move

A massive sequoia sent to Boise as a small seedling by naturalist John Muir more than a century ago is now in the way of a hospital's expansion and plans are to move it two blocks away to city property

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

North Korea has denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Sri Lankan doctors on strike to demand university's closure

A strike by Sri Lankan doctors has paralyzed government hospitals, though the doctors are still treating critical and emergency cases.

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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World's Ugliest Dog Contest awards underdogs' inner beauty

The World's Ugliest Dog Contest is celebrating man's best friend's perfect imperfections in California Friday

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Deputies firing on charging dog hit, kill teen boy

When a dog that had already bit one of them charged a group of deputies, two of them opened fire. A teenage boy standing some 30 feet behind was struck down by a bullet that apparently bounced on the concrete and hit him in the chest

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding and higher river and lake levels through the weekend

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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UK seeks to reassure EU citizens they can stay after Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to reassure European Union nationals living in her country that their futures will be secure once Britain leaves the EU in 2019

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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AP Analysis: Could Trump push a partial Mideast deal?

AP Analysis: Trump is uniquely suited to push for Middle East peace but final peace deal will be difficult to achieve

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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Debate stirs about female lax players not wearing helmets

Helmets are not a required piece of equipment worn by female high school lacrosse players

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Police: Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized

Police say a pit bull that mauled two young children in Pennsylvania as they sat helplessly strapped into their car seats is being euthanized next week

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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Outspoken US swimmer Lilly King refuses to stay in her lane

In the staid world of swimming, where the idea of staying in your lane usually extends beyond the pool, King is one of the most outspoken exceptions

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press