Top Headlines for July 17, 2017

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Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Flash flood kills 5 children, 4 adults at Arizona swim hole

    TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) — Adults, teens and children as young as 2 were enjoying a summer afternoon by cooling off in an Arizona creek when the gentle waters turned deadly….
  • Maduro foes: Over 7 million vote in Venezuelan referendum

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Foes of President Nicolas Maduro said more than 7 million Venezuelans cast symbolic votes rejecting his plan to retool the constitution in a strong but not overwhelming showing that left the opposition facing tough choices two weeks before the socialist leader seeks to reshape the political system….
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  • AP Explains: South Korea pushes for talks with North Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Less than two weeks after North Korea's first intercontinental ballistic missile test, South Korea's new president has offered to hold talks at the tense border separating the two Koreas in what would be the rivals' first face-to-face meeting in 19 months….
  • Flynn returns to hometown, surfing in respite from scandal

    MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) — Former national security adviser Michael Flynn, at the center of multiple probes into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election, seeks sanctuary from the swirling eddy of news coverage in the beach town where he grew up surfing and skateboarding, one of nine siblings crammed into a 1,200-square foot house….
  • Jordanian soldier convicted in killing of 3 American troops

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A military court convicted a Jordanian soldier on Monday in the shooting deaths of three U.S. military trainers at a Jordanian air base and sentenced him to life in prison with hard labor….
  • US-Syrian woman sets up model school in al-Qaida-run region

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Running a school in the enclave controlled by Syria's al-Qaida affiliate, Syrian-American Rania Kisar has become skilled in getting her way, either by negotiating with the militants or by pushing back against them….
  • Hearing is believing: Speech may be a clue to mental decline

    Your speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh … developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early sign of mental decline, which can lead to Alzheimer's disease, a study suggests….
  • Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin Landau, the chameleon-like actor who gained fame as the crafty master of disguise in the 1960s TV show "Mission: Impossible," then capped a long and versatile career with an Oscar for his poignant portrayal of aging horror movie star Bela Lugosi in 1994's "Ed Wood," has died. He was 89….
  • What we learned at Wimbledon: Never count out Roger Federer

    LONDON (AP) — Never count out Roger Federer. Seems obvious, right? Especially after he won his record-breaking eighth Wimbledon championship and second Grand Slam title of this resurgent season….

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