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Updated at 1:26 AM

CLEVELAND (AP) " United for a night, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as their presidential standard-bearer, capping the billionaire businessman's stunning takeover of the GOP and propelling him into a November faceoff with Democrat Hillary Clinton. "This is a movement, but we have to go all the way," Trump said in videotaped remarks beamed into the convention hall. For Trump, the celebrations were a much-needed opportunity to regroup after a chaotic convention kickoff...

Updated at 11:41 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Authorities closed a stretch of popular Southern California ocean amid fears that raw sewage from a massive spill miles away might have made it to the coast. A buried pipe some 20 miles away in Los Angeles collapsed...

Updated at 11:25 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Cars crossing the Tappan Zee bridge north of New York City on Tuesday had to swerve out of the way as a crane boom from an adjacent bridge project crashed down across the key Hudson River crossing, halting traffic for...

Updated at 11:22 PM

CLEVELAND (AP) " The Latest on the Republican National Convention (all times EDT): 8:15 p.m. Mike Pence has been nominated as the Republican vice presidential candidate " and Donald Trump's running mate. The Indiana governor was...

Updated at 11:15 PM

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) " University of New Hampshire dairy researchers are more relaxed these days about monitoring pregnant cows: A sensor attached to their tails sends text alerts to help detect when they're in labor. Moocall measures tail...

Updated at 10:25 PM

WUERZBURG, Germany (AP) " A 17-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker vowing "revenge on these infidels" went on an ax-and-knife rampage on a train in southern Germany, wounding five people before being shot and killed by police " an attack that German...

Updated at 10:14 PM

The best quotes from the biggest speakers at the GOP convention on day two

Updated at 10:07 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " In a world where there's a smartphone app for everything, one company __ Amazon.com Inc. " has long been the host for an outsized share of online software and computing services. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wants to...

Updated at 9:20 PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) " The case of a Utah man who contracted the Zika virus after caring for his infected father raised new questions for health experts who said Tuesday that the investigation could guide new research into the way the disease...

Updated at 9:19 PM

DETROIT (AP) " A two-story, wood-frame house on Tuesday became the 10,000th vacant building torn down under Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's massive plan to eliminate blight as the city continues dealing with abandoned properties following a...

Updated at 9:18 PM

ISTANBUL (AP) " Asserting that "all the evidence" points to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric as the mastermind of last week's failed coup, Turkey's government on Tuesday fired tens of thousands of teachers, university deans and others accused of ties...

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