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  • Arkansas Senate takes up religion bill at governor's request

    Arkansas Senate takes up religion bill at governor's request

    Associated Press - 3 minutes 37 seconds ago
    Arkansas Senate takes up religion bill at governor's request

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) โ€” Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed away Wednesday from his promise to sign a controversial religious-objections bill, bowing to pressure from critics that included his own son and some of the state's biggest employers, who say the legislation is anti-gay. …

  • Police: Gunman in medical office murder-suicide left a note

    Police: Gunman in medical office murder-suicide left a note

    Associated Press - 9 minutes ago
    Police: Gunman in medical office murder-suicide left a note

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) โ€” A man who stormed a California medical office and shot the mother of his five children before turning the gun on himself left behind a suicide note filled with frustration over a property dispute, police said Wednesday. …

  • Ko eyes major breakthrough at LPGA Mission Hills

    Ko eyes major breakthrough at LPGA Mission Hills

    AFP News - 9 minutes ago
    Ko eyes major breakthrough at LPGA Mission Hills

    Lydia Ko, at 17 already the youngest golfer ever to reach number one in the world, will try to add a first major championship to her sparkling resume this week at the LPGA's ANA Inspiration. A victory would make the South Korean-born New Zealander the youngest major champion in LPGA history, surpassing American Morgan Pressel, who was 18 when she lifted the trophy on the same Mission Hills Country Club Dinah Shore Tournament course in 2007. Although Ko hasn't finished in the top 25 in two …

  • New Mitch Albom novel a story of world-famous guitarist

    New Mitch Albom novel a story of world-famous guitarist

    Associated Press - 13 minutes ago
    New Mitch Albom novel a story of world-famous guitarist

    NEW YORK (AP) โ€” Mitch Albom's next novel will have strings attached. …

  • Serena's 700th win sets up Halep semi

    Serena's 700th win sets up Halep semi

    Reuters - 17 minutes ago
    Serena's 700th win sets up Halep semi

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams overcame a dreadful second set to beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki 7-6(4) 1-6 6-3 on Wednesday for her 700th career win and a berth in the Miami Open semi-finals. Williams will face Romania's Simona Halep for a place in the final after the third-seed beat Sloane Stephens 6-1 7-5. The pair were due to meet in the semi-finals at Indian Wells earlier this month but Williams pulled out with a knee injury and Halep went on to beat …