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Turkish president vows to ‘destroy terrorists’
ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president vowed on Sunday to “destroy terrorists” after months of deadly attacks throughout the country and reiterated his claim that a child suicide bomber was responsible for last weekend’s explosion that claimed at least 54 lives in the southeast. Speaking at a rall...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Trump stand-ins struggle to speak for and defend nominee
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump isn’t making it easy for top supporters and advisers, from his running mate on down, to defend him or explain some campaign positions. Across the Sunday news shows, a parade of Trump stand-ins, led by vice presidential nominee Mike Pence, couldn’t say whether Trump w...
By Laurie Kellman The Associated Press FULL STORY
Grief erupts in Italy as nation honors, buries quake dead
ASCOLI PICENO, Italy — Mourners in Italy prayed, hugged, wept and even applauded as coffins carrying victims of the country’s devastating earthquake passed by at a state funeral Saturday, grieving as one nation after three desperate days of trying to save as many people as possible. In the cent...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
2 Chicago men charged in shooting of NBA star Wade’s cousin
CHICAGO — Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, Chicago police announced Sunday. Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26, and Derren Sorrells, 22, also were charged with attempted murder ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Rebels set permanent cease-fire under Colombia peace deal
HAVANA — The commander of Colombia’s biggest rebel movement said Sunday its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord ending one of the world’s longest-running conflicts. Rodrigo Londono, leader...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Clinton invokes father’s memory to hit Trump on business
WARREN, Mich. — Hillary Clinton has landed on a very personal counterpunch to what she says is Donald Trump’s checkered business past: her dad. As the Democratic presidential nominee works to undercut Trump’s economic record and promote her plans for small businesses, she is invoking memorie...
By Catherine Lucey The Associated Press FULL STORY
Scams and waste loom as millions donated after Orlando
The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight. The fundraisers — an average of more than fou...
By Jeff Donn The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Dallas police squelch critics, questions about sniper attack
DALLAS — The day after five Dallas officers were killed by a sniper, the city’s police chief described the men as “guardians” of democracy, praising them for protecting the freedom to protest at a large demonstration against police brutality. President Barack Obama later eulogized the slain...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Women march in Venice for right to go topless in public
LOS ANGELES — A group of about 50 women and men are walking topless in the oceanside Los Angeles neighborhood of Venice to demand that females get the same legal right as males to walk bare-chested in public. The protesters are participating Sunday in the neighborhood’s annual Go Topless marc...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
10,000th Syrian reaches United States this week in resettlement program
AMMAN, Jordan — The U.S. will reach its target this week of taking in 10,000 Syrian war refugees in a year-old resettlement program, the U.S. ambassador to Jordan said Sunday, after meeting families headed to California and Virginia. The resettlement program has emerged as an issue in the U.S. p...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Mussels disappearing from New England waters, scientists say
PORTLAND, Maine — New England is running out of mussels. The Gulf of Maine’s once strong population of wild blue mussels is disappearing, scientists say. A study led by marine ecologists at the University of California at Irvine found the numbers along the gulf coastline have declined by more ...
By Patrick Whittle The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Firefighter recovering after fall while battling blaze
FULLERTON, Calif. — Orange County authorities say a firefighter who was injured in a fall while battling a blaze at a Fullerton condo complex is expected to make a full recovery. Fullerton Fire Department Battalion Chief John Stokes says the male firefighter fell from a second-floor roof onto an...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Teen shot, killed in parking lot of Riverside church
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Police in Riverside are investigating the killing of a teenager who was shot in the parking lot of a church. Investigators say the victim was walking with friends around 1:15 a.m. Sunday when they were confronted by the suspect and a fight broke out. Police say the suspect ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Man shot by FBI agent serving search warrants in Compton
COMPTON, Calif. — The FBI says one of its agents fatally shot a man during a confrontation while warrants were served at a home in Los Angeles County last week. Agency spokeswoman Laura Eimiller says the shooting happened Thursday night when an FBI SWAT team arrived at the residence in Compton l...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
 
  


 
 
 
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Would you welcome express lanes with a toll or carpool lanes on Highway 101 in San Mateo County?

Yes, they will help with traffic
Yes, but only carpool lanes
Only if the lanes are added and not taken away from current lanes
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