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This Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, photo provided by the City of Waukegan, Ill., shows Nicole Garza, an animal control officer for Waukegan police, holding down a 4-foot alligator in a van outside city hall after animal control workers helped capture it from Lake Michigan. The alligator, whose mouth was taped shut, was spotted by a kayaker fishing for salmon off the Waukegan shore. It was taken to the Wildlife Discovery Center in nearby Lake Forest. Animal control officers have started an investigation to determine who dumped the alligator into the water. (David Motley/City of Waukegan via AP)
October 09, 2018 - 3:17 pm
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities don't know who dumped a four-foot-long reptile into Lake Michigan, but they now know what kind it is. After initially believing the animal spotted Monday swimming near Waukegan, Illinois, by a startled kayaker was a caiman, officials now say it is actually an...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2005, file photo, Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe reacts during the TV show "Bet it...?" in Dresden, eastern Germany. Caballe, a Spanish opera singer renowned for her bel canto technique and her interpretations of the roles of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti, has died. She was 85. (Eckehard Schulz/Pool Photo via AP, File)
October 06, 2018 - 5:28 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the death of opera singer Montserrat Caballe (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The guitarist for rock group Queen has expressed his condolences for the death of Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe, saying she was an "inspiration" to group leader Freddie Mercury...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2006, file photo, Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe, left, performs with her daughter Montserrat Marti, right, on the occasion of the celebration of her 50th stage anniversary in Basel, Switzerland. Montserrat Caballe, a Spanish opera singer renowned for her bel canto technique and her interpretations of the roles of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti, has died. She was 85. Hospital Sant Pau spokesman Abraham del Moral confirmed her death early Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, to The Associated Press.(Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP, File)
October 06, 2018 - 3:04 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Montserrat Caballe, a Spanish opera singer renowned for her bel canto technique and her interpretations of the roles of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti, has died. She was 85. Caballe died early Saturday at Hospital San Pau in Barcelona, hospital spokesman Abraham del Moral...
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In this photo taken on Friday, May 5, 2017, the headquarters of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) are seen in The Hague, Netherlands. The Dutch defense minister on Thursday Oct. 4, 2018, accused Russia's military intelligence unit of attempted cybercrimes targeting the U.N. chemical weapons watchdog and the investigation into the 2014 Malaysian Airlines crash over Ukraine. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
October 04, 2018 - 9:55 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a new wave of global cyberattacks blamed on Russia (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The global chemical weapons watchdog that was targeted by Russian hackers says it "takes very seriously the security of its information systems and networks." The Organization for the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 25, 2018 file photo, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich attends a news conference on environmental and economic impact of the WC2018 in Moscow, Russia. The World Chess Federation says it has elected a former Russian government official as its new president. FIDE says that Arkady Dvorkovich has been elected to the job at its General Assembly in Batumi, Georgia. He is an avid chess player himself and he has promised to “take FIDE up to the highest standards of professionalism, efficiency and transparency.” (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
October 03, 2018 - 11:58 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The World Chess Federation says it has elected a former Russian government official as its new president. FIDE said that Arkady Dvorkovich was elected to the job Wednesday at its general assembly in Georgia. The 46-year-old Dvorkovich served more than six years as Russia's deputy...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018 file photo, Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods talks with reporters after off-season training at the NFL football team's practice facility in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Los Angeles police have arrested four people they say targeted celebrity homes for burglary, including those of Woods, Rihanna, Christina Milian, and Dodgers star Yasiel Puig. At a news conference in Los Angeles Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, police displayed recovered items they believe were stolen, including expensive watches, handbags, jewelry and cellphones. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker, File)
October 02, 2018 - 9:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four people have been arrested in connection with a series of burglaries that targeted the homes of celebrities, including Rihanna, Christina Milian, Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig and Rams wide receiver Robert Woods, police said Tuesday. The suspects were believed to be part of...
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In this February 2016 photo, Max Nash takes photos in Bedfordshire. Nash, who covered the conflicts in Southeast Asia and the Middle East and helped nurture a new generation of female photojournalists during more than 40 years with The Associated Press, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, after collapsing at home. He was 77. (Tony Margiocchi via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 12:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — Photographer Max Nash, who covered conflicts in Southeast Asia and the Middle East and helped nurture a new generation of female photojournalists during more than 40 years with The Associated Press, died Friday after collapsing at home. He was 77. Known in his youth for a mop of...
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In this Sept. 21, 2018, photo, the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino reflects the last sunlight of the day along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. The hotel was the scene of the the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history when a gunman killed 58 people at a country music festival in 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher)
September 30, 2018 - 11:15 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A small bouquet of dried flowers was wedged inside the padlock on Gate 5 of the killing ground that was the Route 91 Harvest Festival one recent day, the only visible reminder that it was the site of the worst mass shooting in modern American history. A peek inside the chain-link...
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The motorcade transporting President Donald Trump drives down Pennsylvania Avenue heading towards the Trump Hotel in Washington on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2018. Trump is having a private meeting and dinner with supports (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 27, 2018 - 9:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 10:15 p.m. President Donald Trump described Thursday's heated Senate hearing as "brutal" and "hard to watch" during an evening GOP fundraiser. But Trump also praised Supreme Court nominee Brett...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
September 24, 2018 - 7:31 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local): 8:25 a.m. Bill Cosby has arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the start of a sentencing hearing that will determine the punishment for the 81-year-old comedian convicted of sexual assault. Cosby,...
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