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‘Toy Story 4’ opens big but below expectations with $118M

NEW YORK (AP) — "Toy Story 4" brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film's below-expectations debut didn't quell continuing concerns about a rocky summer movie season. The "Toy Story 4" opening, ...

Air Canada reviewing how flight crew left passenger on parked plane

(AP) — Air Canada said Sunday it's looking into how crew members could have disembarked from a plane without noticing a sleeping passenger who was left behind. The airline was responding to an incident involving a woman who described waking up "all alone" on a "cold dark" aircraft after a ...

Marvel-inspired FX series starts final season

Say goodbye to “Legion.” Or start to, anyway. The “X-Men”-related Marvel saga of mutant David Haller (played by “Downton Abbey” alum Dan Stevens) begins its third and final FX season Monday, June 24. Once thought schizophrenic, David has been locked in a battle — for ...

Spotlight

Q: As you started Season 3 of “Designated Survivor” for Netflix, did it feel as if you had done it for the show’s former first-run home, ABC? A: Yes, except instead of having just one script and seeing what was going to come, we had a few more scripts this time. I think everybody was ...

Dear Annie: No longer feeling like a priority

Dear Annie: As much as I hate to admit it, I think about divorce practically every day. Divorce, however, isn't something I want. What I want is for my husband to understand my point of view — which is why I'm writing this letter. He reads your column religiously. Maybe my words will sink in ...

Horoscopes By Holiday

Tunnels of love are the same as other tunnels — disorienting, contracting the entire world into a space where the relationship seems like the only thing that exists. Then, when one emerges from the tunnel, blinking in the sunlight, all sense of scale must get suddenly adjusted to the larger ...

High-tech tools help with 2020 census in remote places

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau is using new high-tech tools to help get an accurate population count next year as its faces challenges tallying people of color who live in remote places and can be wary of the federal government. The agency is using aerial images of rural ...

Member of armed border group charged with impersonation

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — A man who has been a spokesman for a small group of armed civilians patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border was charged with impersonating a U.S. officer or employee. An indictment returned Wednesday by a grand jury in New Mexico charged James Christopher Benvie, 44, of ...

In Mideast, Pompeo seeks global coalition against Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull back from the brink of a military strike on Iran. Pompeo spoke as he left ...

New state laws target marital rape, wage theft, opiates

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Starting July 1, Minnesotans who rape their spouses can be charged with sexual assault, wage theft becomes a crime and drug manufacturers will help shoulder the state's costs of responding to the opioid epidemic. Those are some of the new laws taking effect July 1 along ...

Memorial proposed for fallen journalists

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The publisher of a Maryland newspaper where a gunman killed five people last year is pushing for a national monument to fallen journalists. Tribune Publishing Chairman David Dreier announced Sunday that a bipartisan group of lawmakers will introduce legislation this ...

People in the News

Steamy romance novelistJudith Krantz dies at 91 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy" engrossed readers worldwide with their steamy tales of the rich and beautiful, died Saturday at her Bel-Air home. She was ...

Buttigieg criticized at emotional town hall after shooting

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor. Buttigieg ...

Bikers bid goodbye to 7 motorcyclists killed in crash

COLUMBIA, N.H. (AP) — A long-planned Blessing of the Bikes ceremony for motorcycle enthusiasts became a scene of mourning and reflection Sunday as about 400 people paid tribute to seven bikers killed in a devastating collision with a pickup truck . The victims of the wreck Friday evening ...

International

Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — The death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 and rescuers are continuing to search the rubble for more trapped workers. The unfinished, seven-story building collapsed early ...

National

Police officer fatally shot at Missouri food market ST. LOUIS (AP) — A police officer responding to a bad check complaint at a food market has been shot and killed near St. Louis. North County Police Cooperative Chief John Buchannan says officer Michael Langsdorf responded to a call Sunday ...

Minnesota

Minneapolis light-rail foes worry about Minnesota state bee MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The group managing construction of a $2 billion light-rail project between Minneapolis and southwestern suburbs is receiving stinging criticism about the well-being of Minnesota's newly anointed state bee. The ...

Trump: ‘Surprise’ question about Pence run led him to hesitate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hesitated to back a possible 2024 presidential run by Vice President Mike Pence because he was caught off-guard by the question. Given a chance at a do-over, however, Trump still did not endorse his loyal lieutenant. "You can't put me in that ...

Yemeni rebels strike Saudi airport ahead of US-Saudi talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One person was killed and seven others were wounded in an attack by Iranian-allied Yemeni rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia Sunday evening, the Saudi military said, as the U.S. secretary of state was on his way to the country for talks on Iran. Regional ...

Census, redistricting top remaining Supreme Court cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of decisions with two politically charged issues unresolved, whether to rein in political line-drawing for partisan gain and allow a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Both decisions could affect the distribution of political ...