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GOP governors launch 'news' site critics call propaganda

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican governors are getting into the "news" business.

Official: US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that came close to it during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, an American defense official said.

Official: US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An American defense official says a U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots near an Iranian naval ship during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf.

Muslims keep up shrine boycott despite Israeli concessions

JERUSALEM (AP) — Muslim leaders urged the faithful on Tuesday to keep up their prayer protests and avoid entering a contested Jerusalem shrine, even after Israel dismantled metal detectors that initially triggered the tensions.

Smugglers offer crammed big rigs as 'VIP treatment' to US

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The gruesome discovery of a tractor-trailer full of dozens of dead and suffocating people outside a San Antonio Walmart this week drives home an unsettling truth: Smuggling people inside boxes not meant for animals works.