Meet Carlos, the unknown canine star of military drama ‘Max’
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Meet Carlos, the unknown canine star of military drama ‘Max’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to canine stars, like their human counterparts, sometimes it’s all about the look. Before he’d even conceived of what would eventually become “Max,” director Boaz Yakin knew what he didn’t want: Something cute. “It’d been a long time since anyone made a movie where the dog was … Continue reading

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Vin Diesel test dives new ‘Fast & Furious’ ride
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Vin Diesel test dives new ‘Fast & Furious’ ride

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — “Fast & Furious” star Vin Diesel traded the franchise’s signature muscle cars for a new kind of ride. The actor, along with co-stars Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson and Jason Statham, unveiled Universal Studio Hollywood’s latest attraction: “Fast & Furious — Supercharged,” which opened to the public on Wednesday. “I’m more … Continue reading

Clinton to miss convention of liberal activists, bloggers
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Clinton to miss convention of liberal activists, bloggers

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is not expected to appear at Netroots Nation, an annual convention of liberal activists and bloggers who are often courted by Democratic presidential candidates. Organizers of the event said Wednesday that Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley have confirmed to appear at the July 16-19 conference … Continue reading

Road sign advising to ‘drink more beer’ sells for $600
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Road sign advising to ‘drink more beer’ sells for $600

FRANKENLUST TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An auction company has sold an electronic road sign that was drawing eyes in Michigan for its beer-centric slogan. The Bay City Times (http://bit.ly/1HeL8V1 ) reports the auction company, 1Bid.us, has had the sign that says “DRINK MORE BEER” on its property in Bay County’s Frankenlust Township for about a … Continue reading

Storm cleanup begins in PA, NJ; nearly 400K without power
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Storm cleanup begins in PA, NJ; nearly 400K without power

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Powerful storms that thundered through eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut downed trees and power lines, leaving nearly 400,000 customers without electricity and disrupting mass transit service Wednesday. In Pennsylvania, PECO said about 137,000 homes and businesses were without power. Chester and Delaware counties were hardest hit, and officials said full … Continue reading

California reveals details of self-driving car accidents
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California reveals details of self-driving car accidents

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California state officials released reports Thursday detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes, reversing a policy that had shielded details of how the next-generation technology is performing during testing on public roads. The disclosure came after The Associated Press successfully argued to the Department of Motor Vehicles that the agency … Continue reading