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On Spikes or Skates, Ancel Robinson Had One Speed: Fast

Ancel Robinson Jr. — one of the greatest athletes in Fresno County history —has died at age 86. While at Fresno State, Robinson tied the world record in the 220-yard low hurdles at 22.2 seconds en route to winning the NCAA title in 1957. Throughout his l...

California Defends Tax Return Law After Setback

SACRAMENTO — California's elections chief says he believes a state law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns is constitutional despite a legal setback. A federal judge in Sacramento ...
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Nevada Desert Towns Prep for Possible ‘Storm Area 51’ Influx

LAS VEGAS — Visitors descending on the remote Nevada desert for "Storm Area 51" are from Earth, not outer space. No one knows what to expect, but the two tiny towns of Rachel and Hiko near the once-secret military research site are preparing for an influx o...
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Trump Says Gun Negotiations Going ‘Very Slowly’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday poured cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as Attorney General William Barr circulated a draft plan on Capitol Hill to ex...
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UK Top Court Aims to Rule Next Week on Parliament Shutdown

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was accused by one of the country's former leaders of obstructing Parliament by shutting down the legislature for five weeks, as a landmark Brexit case at the U.K. Supreme Court came to a head on Thursday. "The ...
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Rivals Jockey Over Forming Next Israeli Government

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited his political rival Benny Gantz to join a unity government with him and his religious allies on Thursday, an offer that was greeted coolly amid continued de...
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Iran Envoy: ‘All-out War’ to Result if Hit for Saudi Attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an "all-out war," Tehran's top diplomat warned Thursday, raising the stakes as Washington and Riyadh weigh a response to a drone-and-missile strike on the kingdom's oil ind...
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