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Air France Warns of Drop in Travel to France After Attacks

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 27
Air France, facing a strike by cabin crew at the height of the summer vacation season, is warning of pressure on its finances amid concerns about France as a tourist destination after a string of deadly attacks.

N. Carolina GOP Spends Over $176,000 Defending Anti-LGBT Law

NATIONAL | By Gary D. Robertson and Emery P. Dalesio | Jul 27
More than $176,000 in legal bills have been racked up by North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and state GOP legislative leaders to defend the law directing transgender people to use school or govt restrooms corresponding to their birth certificate.

Psychic Miss Cleo Dies of Cancer at 53

OBITUARIES | By Terry Spencer | Jul 27
The actress who became famous playing the Jamaican psychic Miss Cleo, claiming to know callers' futures in ubiquitous TV infomercials and commercials 15 years ago, has died of cancer.

Hiroshima Unhappy Atomic-Bomb Park is 'Pokemon Go' Site

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 27
"Pokemon Go" players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased.

Sanders Loyalist Warn of Party Split After Clinton Victory

POLITICS | By Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble | Jul 27
Bernie Sanders loyalists warned that the Democratic Party could rupture over the nomination of Hillary Clinton after a volatile night that saw a large group of Sanders delegates and supporters exit the party's national convention to stage a sit-in

Dark Smoke Hangs Over Scenic Stretch of Pacific Coast

NATIONAL | By Terence Chea and John Antczak | Jul 27
A wildfire was fouling the summer season on a beloved and scenic stretch of the California coast, where smoke and the threat of flames forced the closure of state parks near Big Sur.

Bill Clinton Tells a Love Story to Make His Case for Hillary

POLITICS | By Lisa Lerer | Jul 27
There have been millions of words, decades of video and reams of commentary devoted to their story. It's been dissected, defended and decried at kitchen tables and on cable news, in tabloids and classrooms.

Fox News' O'Reilly Says Slaves Who Built White House Were 'Well Fed and Had Decent Lodgings'

NATIONAL | Jul 27
Forget that whole whipping thing. According to Fox News' Bill O'Reilly the slaves whose unpaid labor built the White House didn't have it so bad.

The UN Calls for Olympic Truce During Rio Games

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 27
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for the Olympic Truce to be upheld during the Rio de Janeiro Games from Aug. 5-21.

Historic Solar Flight Marks First Roun-the-World Journey

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 27
The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago.

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