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Over the top: Trump sews up delegates to seal GOP nomination

Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party's delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary Clinton's prescriptions for energy, guns, the economy and international affairs, shifting abruptly toward the general election with his likely Democratic opponent locked in a divisive primary contest.
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Braves’ Olivera gets 82-game suspension without pay

Braves outfielder Hector Olivera has been suspended through Aug. 1 without pay for violating Major League Baseball’s joint policy on domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.
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State threatens to shut down Atlanta Streetcar

Channel 2 Action News has learned that state transportation authorities are giving MARTA and the City of Atlanta 19 days to solidify plans to correct scores of problems with the Atlanta Streetcar, many of which state and federal regulators pointed out months ago.
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Smyrna man arrested in fatal apartment shooting

Police arrested a 20-year-old Smyrna man in connection with a shooting at a Cobb County apartment complex that left two men dead Wednesday.

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NBC's 'Red Nose Day Special' promises many stars

NBC's 'Red Nose Day Special' raises $30M for kids' charities

NBC's "Red Nose Day Special" mixed comedy and musical performances with heartfelt pleas for children in need, raising more than $30 million.
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Fire ants kill woman day after mother dies

An Alabama family is in mourning after holding a double funeral for a mother and a grandmother. The two women died less than 24 hours apart.

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Fight over LGBT rights derails House budget work

The House on Thursday defeated a spending bill dealing with domestic energy and water programs, as GOP conservatives rebelled against a provision added by Democrats that would bar discrimination by federal contractors against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers.

AP declares Trump the GOP winner

The Associated Press on Thursday officially declared Donald Trump the winner of the Republican race for President, reporting that Trump has now secured the support of enough delegates to gain more than a majority at the GOP convention in Cleveland.

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Chinese developer Wanda opens theme park to take on Disney

China's largest private property developer, the Wanda Group, opened an entertainment complex on Saturday that it's positioning as competition for Disney and its $5.
Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of

Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of

The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground of sorts for Silicon Valley tycoons as well.

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DMC: Commissioner should apologize for harsh words about rap

DMC: Commissioner should apologize for words about rap

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and hip-hop icon Darryl "DMC" McDaniels says the New York police commissioner's recent comments — where he labeled rappers as thugs following a shooting at a hip-hop concert — are disrespectful and that the commissioner should apologize to rappers like Chuck D, Will Smith and Kendrick Lamar — performers whose songs do not promote violence and negative images.
Ex-'Glee' star Mark Salling indicted on child-porn charges

Ex-'Glee' star Mark Salling indicted on child-porn charges

Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the Fox musical dramedy "Glee," was charged Friday with receiving and possessing child pornography.

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