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CITRONELLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama say a Mississippi man has confessed to killing five adults whose bodies were found in a home in southern Alabama yesterday. Capt. Paul Burch of the Mobile County Sheriff's Office says Derrick Dearman was taken into custody after he walked into the Greene County Sheriff's Office and confessed. Burch said he expects Dearman to face five or six counts of capital murder. One of the victims was a woman who was about five months pregnant.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Thirteen people have been shot and wounded at a house party in Connecticut. Police in Bridgeport say 11 men and two women were taken to hospitals early today with gunshot wounds. One woman is in critical condition. Police believe there were at least two shooters and that they fired through some hedges in the yard of an adjacent home. There's no word on a possible motive.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says people around the U.S. are just starting to pay attention to the extent of flooding that killed at least 13 people in the state. Edwards tells CNN's "State of the Nation" that the disaster has received less attention because it wasn't a hurricane or named storm.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican Party chairman says Donald Trump is "getting into a groove" in his campaign against Hillary Clinton. Reince Priebus (ryns PREE'-bus) predicted on ABC's "This Week" that Trump will pull even with Clinton in polls by around Labor Day. Trump shook up his campaign this past week, installing a new chief executive and campaign manager.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An American has won a bronze medal in the men's marathon in Rio. Galen Rupp finished third in his second marathon and first ever in the Olympics. A Kenyan runner (Eliud Kipchoge) won the gold and an Ethiopian (Feyisa Lelisa) took silver.

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