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Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 1:10pm Updated: June 23, 2017 - 1:45pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas federal jury awarded nearly $218 million on Friday to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically...

World's Ugliest Dog Contest awards underdogs' inner beauty

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 11:56am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 12:30pm

PETALUMA, Calif. — The World's Ugliest Dog Contest in California is celebrating the inner beauty and imperfections of man's best friend on Friday.

The pooches — many of...

Doctors: Officer stabbed in neck at airport recovering well

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 11:55am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 12:30pm

FLINT, Mich. — The Flint, Michigan, airport officer stabbed in the neck during what authorities are investigating as a terrorist act is recovering well from a 12-inch "slash"...

5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 11:17am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:45am

ANKARA, Turkey — Five people were electrocuted Friday at a water park in northwest Turkey, including two teenagers and a 12-year-old, Turkish media reports said.

The...

North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 10:53am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:30am

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 10:30am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:15am

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The...

University of Missouri revokes Cosby's honorary degree

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 10:28am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:15am

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri's Board of Curators has voted unanimously to revoke an honorary degree it granted to Bill Cosby.

University system President...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's solar-power brainwave was borrowed

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 10:09am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 10:30am

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is crediting himself with the idea of building a Mexico border wall of solar panels. But that looks to be a borrowed brainwave; others...

Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 9:50am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 10:30am

MADRAS, Ore. — Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in...

Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 9:46am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 10:15am

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump suggested he was just trying to keep fired FBI Director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of...

'Superhero' 3D printed hands help kids dream in Argentina

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 9:44am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 10:15am

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Being born without fingers can be tough for any child. Getting new ones — especially red and blue superhero themed digits — has made 8-year-old Kaori...

Food aid dwindling in world's fastest-growing refugee crisis

By The Canadian Press June 23, 2017 - 9:43am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 10:15am

KAMPALA, Uganda — Food aid soon will run out for nearly a million South Sudanese sheltering in Uganda in what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis, the United...

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