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Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea

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President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer … Click to Continue »

Turner is latest to plan sports streaming service

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Turner Sports is the latest TV company to announce a sports streaming service as traditional television companies chase millennial audiences. The service, expected next year in the U.S., has signed … Click to Continue »

UK retail sales grow modestly as consumers remain cautious

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Retail sales in Britain, a key component of the economy, rose by a solid if unspectacular 0.3 percent in July from the month before as consumers remain constrained by falling … Click to Continue »

China warns Washington against 'trade war'

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China's government on Thursday warned "there is no winner in a trade war" after an aide to President Donald Trump called in published comments for a tougher stance toward Beijing. … Click to Continue »

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Trump increasingly isolated as business panels dismantled

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With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils, an attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative … Click to Continue »

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Global shares meander after upbeat Japan trade report

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Shares were mixed in narrow trading Thursday, with European benchmarks falling back after recent gains. Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar, despite the … Click to Continue »

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President Trump's ardent backers support him more than ever

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President Donald Trump's most ardent champions are sticking by him, happy to absolve him of any wrong in the blame game over the deadly weekend violence at a rally of … Click to Continue »

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National Park Service ends ban on disposable water bottles

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The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb … Click to Continue »

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The Latest: Guam starts new school year despite NK threat

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The Latest on the North Korea crisis (all times local): Noon Students in Guam are returning to school after summer break in spite of the recent North Korean missile threats. … Click to Continue »

Trump isolation growing as business panels dismantled

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With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils Wednesday —an attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his … Click to Continue »

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Steve Bannon calls white nationalists ‘clowns’ and contradicts Trump on North Korea

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President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Peaceful candlelight vigil moves through campus

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The Latest on a memorial service for the woman killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally (all times local): 10 p.m. Hundreds … Click to Continue »

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The Latest: Trump disbands business panel as fallout spreads

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The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump has abruptly disbanded two of his White House business councils in the latest fallout from his … Click to Continue »

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Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them

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President Donald Trump had pushed many of America's top corporate leaders to the breaking point with his inability to decisively condemn white supremacists — so they huddled on an 11:30 … Click to Continue »

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Youngest victim of marathon bombing has park named after him

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The youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing was honored Wednesday during a ceremony to break ground on a park to be built in his memory. The family of 8-year-old … Click to Continue »

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On a chaotic day in DC, Trump goes after Amazon, again

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President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, saying Wednesday that the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers." Trump, in a tweet, said that "towns, … Click to Continue »

US demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talks

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The United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began. … Click to Continue »

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Calvin Harris to perform at Rihanna's Diamond Ball charity

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Calvin Harris, the writer and producer of Rihanna's hit "We Found Love," is set to perform at her charity event in New York next month. Rihanna said Wednesday that the … Click to Continue »

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US home construction slumped in July

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Homebuilders pulled back sharply on construction of apartment complexes in July, causing housing starts to tumble to a three-month low. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that housing starts fell 4.8 … Click to Continue »

Global stocks higher as North Korean tensions ease further

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Global stock markets mostly rose on Wednesday as the U.S. and North Korea indicated willingness to reduce nuclear tensions and investors looked ahead to minutes from the Federal Reserve's last … Click to Continue »

Wednesday, Aug 16

'Bathroom bill' dies again in Texas as session abruptly ends

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A Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people died again late Tuesday along with many of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's summer demands as an already bruising legislative session was derailed by … Click to Continue »

Oakdale man at center of white supremacist tempest plans another rally

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Fallout from weekend violence in Charlottesville, Va. continues to swirl around Nathan Damigo of Oakdale, a white nationalist leader who told reporters he will help sponsor a rally in the … Click to Continue »

Business leaders quit Trump panel; he hits back hard

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday ripped into business leaders who resigned from his White House jobs panel — the latest sign that corporate America's romance with Trump is faltering — … Click to Continue »

Tuesday, Aug 15

If you got a spam call about a ‘free cruise,’ you might be owed up to $900

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If you’ve ever gotten a spam telephone call congratulating you for winning a “free cruise,” you could be eligible for up to $900 in restitution, thanks to a class action … Click to Continue »

Searchers recover body of missing Hickman resident from upper Stanislaus River

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Searchers on Monday recovered the body of Robert Bass III, 32, of Hickman, who had gone missing last month in the Stanislaus River west of Strawberry. The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s … Click to Continue »

UPDATE: Man surrenders two hours after standoff at west Modesto mini-market

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A man surrendered to police after a two-hour standoff at a west Modesto mini-market on Monday afternoon, authorities said. Heather Graves, spokeswoman for The Modesto Police Department, said officers were … Click to Continue »

‘This is a huge victory.’ Oakdale white supremacist revels after deadly Virginia clash

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A Stanislaus State University student from Oakdale is a central figure in Saturday’s white supremacist demonstration in Charlottesville that turned violent. Nathan Damigo, 31, was arrested and released soon after … Click to Continue »

Monday, Aug 14

Top Fed official tells AP: Bond portfolio could shrink soon

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A top Federal Reserve official suggested Monday that the Fed will likely announce next month that it will begin paring its bond portfolio — a step that could lead to … Click to Continue »

British cybersecurity expert pleads not guilty to US charges

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A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information … Click to Continue »

He was seen marching in Charlottesville with white supremacists. Now he’s fired.

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A hot dog restaurant in Berkeley, California, fired one of its employees after a photograph circulated of him reportedly marching alongside white nationalists during the unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, that … Click to Continue »

North County Corridor key study kicks off debate over final route options

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Six decades of talking about a bypass around Oakdale are coming together in a newly released planning document that should spark new discussion on which path the future road should … Click to Continue »

Sunday, Aug 13

Officials: White nationalist rally linked to 3 deaths

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A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, hurting more than a dozen others and … Click to Continue »

Man fires gun as he attempts to carjack four vehicles in south Modesto

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A man tried to carjack at least four people while firing a gun near Hatch Road in South Modesto on Saturday afternoon. Modesto Police Sgt. Kalani Souza said at about … Click to Continue »

Modesto area renters pinched; why it could get worse

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Modesto resident Christine Thompson said it took her three or four months of searching to find her current home, a two-bedroom apartment that rents for $825 a month, is clean, … Click to Continue »

Omelets, aliens and a Bloody Mary you could eat for dinner await at new Modesto spot

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If you like omelets that will last you until dinner and cocktail garnishes that eat more like a meal, the Squeeze In is your new favorite spot. The breakfast and … Click to Continue »

Saturday, Aug 12

Submarine owner detained over journalist's disappearance

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A Danish court ordered the owner of an amateur-built submarine Saturday held in pre-trial detention for 24 days while police investigate the disappearance of a Swedish journalist who had been … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Sub owner ordered held in woman's disappearance

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The Latest on a private submarine that sank off Denmark: (all times local): 5 p.m. A Danish court has ordered the owner of an amateur-built submarine to be held in … Click to Continue »

A new trial for Scott Peterson? No way, new court filing contends

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Scott Peterson’s celebrity attorney did not botch his blockbuster 2004 trial, and a juror did not lie in order to punish the man accused of murdering his pregnant wife and … Click to Continue »

Witnesses described a diaper full of lighter fluid. A Ceres woman was arrested.

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Ceres Police arrested a woman who witnesses said poured lighter fluid on a diaper and used it to light an RV on fire Thursday. The Ceres Fire Department and Ceres … Click to Continue »