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Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral draws crowd of onlookers


ALPHARETTA, Ga., - Dozens of onlookers gathered on Saturday near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, who died this week, months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub.

Minneapolis airport terminal area briefly evacuated in bomb scare

- Part of a Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport terminal was briefly evacuated and the upper airport roadway closed on Saturday after an unattended bag tested positive for explosives, a spokeswoman said.

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March to Washington begins with civil rights rally in Selma

- NAACP leaders launched a 40-day march across the U.S. South on Saturday with a rally in Selma, Alabama, drawing on that city's significance in the 1960s civil rights movement to call attention to the issue of racial injustice in modern America.

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California wildfires expand after death of firefighter

- Firefighters rushed to contain a pair of fast-moving wildfires in Northern California on Saturday as they mourned the death of a U.S. Forest Service firefighter killed this week in the battle against one of the blazes, officials said.

Man pleads not guilty in incident outside U.S. Capitol building

WASHINGTON - A Pennsylvania man pleaded not guilty Saturday to charges that he ignored police and slammed his car into a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol building Friday, according to court documents, in the latest security alert at the Washington landmark.

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Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland had been warned over conduct: AP

- The Texas trooper who arrested a black woman later found hanged to death in jail was warned about his "unprofessional conduct" in 2014, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press.

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Texas attorney general indicted by grand jury on fraud charges: reports

AUSTIN, Texas - The attorney general of Texas has been indicted on securities fraud and other charges over an alleged scheme to mislead investors in a technology company, the New York Times and other media reported on Saturday.The three-count indictment against Ken Paxton, a Republican, will be unsealed in Dallas on Monday, when the former longtime state lawmaker is expected to turn himself in to authorities, according to the Times.

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Four dead, 65 sick in New York City Legionnaires' disease outbreak

NEW YORK - A deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, a severe type of pneumonia, has now killed four people and sickened 65 in the Bronx section of New York City since July 10, New York City health officials said on Saturday.

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Verizon workers in U.S. East could strike on Sunday: media

- Thousands of Verizon Communications Inc workers on the U.S. East Coast were poised to strike on Sunday after the company failed to reach agreement with unions as contract negotiations went to the wire, U.S. media reported on Saturday.

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Private equity pioneer Jerome Kohlberg dies

WASHINGTON - Jerome Kohlberg Jr., a founder of investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co and a pioneer of the leveraged buyout, died on Thursday at his home in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, aged 90.

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