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Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

A private inspector said Saturday that he warned the company operating duck boats on a Missouri lake about design flaws putting the watercraft at greater risk of sinking, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people during a sudden stor
Hillary Clinton is cheered at star-studded Central Park fest

Hillary Clinton is cheered at star-studded Central Park fest

NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton was cheered Saturday in Central Park when she took the stage as part of a star-studded summer festival of conversation, music and food. The former Democratic presidential candidate, secretary of state and U.S.
Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

BRANSON, Mo. — "Grab the baby!" Those were the last words Tia Coleman recalls her sister-in-law yelling before the tourist boat they were on sank into a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, including nine of Coleman's family members.
'Wonder Woman,' 'Aquaman' and 'Shazam!" thrill Comic-Con

'Wonder Woman,' 'Aquaman' and 'Shazam!" thrill Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO — Warner Bros. brought out all the stops Saturday at Comic-Con with an army of stars, surprises and new footage from films like "Aquaman ," ''Shazam! " and even "Wonder Woman 1984," which is only three and a half weeks into production.
Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks

Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Jordan Spieth has a share of the lead in the British Open and a big edge in experience. Still only 24, he already has won three majors and his name is the last one etched on the base of the silver claret jug.
Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikes

Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikes

JERUSALEM — Gaza's militant Hamas rulers said Saturday they had accepted a cease-fire ending a massive Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead, once again pulling the sides back from the brink of a full-fledged war.
Revelations of US cardinal sex abuse will force pope's hand

Revelations of US cardinal sex abuse will force pope's hand

VATICAN CITY — Revelations that one of the most respected U.S. cardinals allegedly sexually abused both boys and adult seminarians have raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew — and what Pope Francis is going to do about it.
Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space

Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space

BERLIN — Kraftwerk fans are used to hearing otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart.
Mob lynches Muslim man over cow smuggling charges in India

Mob lynches Muslim man over cow smuggling charges in India

NEW DELHI — A Muslim man was beaten to death by a mob in western India over allegations of smuggling cows, police said Saturday, despite calls by the country's highest court for immediate steps to stop deadly mob violence across the country.

Margaret Thatcher's spouse not happy about McCartney invite

LONDON — Most hosts would be quite happy to have Paul McCartney come to a shindig. But that wasn't the case with Denis Thatcher in 1988 when planning a gala reception at 10 Downing Street.