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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is accusing GOP rival Donald Trump of unleashing the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists. Just minutes before Clinton's Nevada speech Thursday, Trump warned a crowd in Manchester, New Hampshire, that Clinton would try to accuse his campaign of being racists. Trump told Clinton, "Shame on you."

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Another earthquake has struck central Italy. The U.S. Geological Survey is giving it a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 and says it happened near Amatrice (ah-mah-TREE'-cheh), one of the towns hardest hit by Wednesday's powerful pre-dawn quake. Wednesday's quake has killed at least 250 people, but rescuers are still sifting through rubble. Scientists have counted more than 470 aftershocks.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police in Brazil have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Police say the indictment will be sent to Lochte in the United States and to the International Olympic Committee's ethics commission. The swimmer's spokeswoman says Lochte has no comment.

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's airline All Nippon Airways has started grounding Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" flights after detecting problems with their Rolls-Royce engines. Nine domestic flights were canceled Friday, and others will be canceled through September. But the airline says there will be no cancellations on international routes. Planes used for those routes began being repaired when a problem with the engine was detected in February.

DURANT, Miss. (AP) — Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi have been found slain in their home. Authorities believe that Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, both 68 years old, may have been the victims of a break-in and vehicle theft. Their bodies were found Thursday morning in the Durant home and the car has been recovered.

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