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ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — The number of people killed in the earthquake in central Italy has risen to 291. Authorities say a man who was being treated at a hospital in Perugia has died of his injuries. Italy is observing a day of national mourning for those killed by the earthquake that toppled three towns before dawn on Wednesday. A funeral was held today for 35 of the victims.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton has received her first national security briefing as the Democratic presidential nominee. She met with intelligence officials for more than two hours today at the FBI office in White Plains, New York. Republican Donald Trump received his briefing earlier this month, a customary move for major party presidential nominees.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a pair of rulings affecting Wisconsin's voter ID law, meaning no more changes to the requirement are likely before the November election. Yesterday's decision means Wisconsin voters will have to show an acceptable ID to vote, but those having trouble getting it can get a temporary ID from the Division of Motor Vehicles.
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling nearly 368,000 vehicles to fix a defective part that could prevent the windshield wipers from working. The problem affects the 2013 models of the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain. GM says those vehicles were built with ball joints that could corrode and wear out to render the windshield wipers inoperable. GM says it will cover the repair costs once it determines when it will be able to fix the problem.
NEEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Aly Raisman (AL'-ee RAYS'-mihn) is getting a hero's welcome following her medal-winning performances at the Summer Olympics. The 22-year-old gymnast's hometown of Needham, Massachusetts, is hosting a "Rally for Aly" today. She also threw out the first pitch at Boston's Fenway Park before the Red Sox game yesterday. Raisman won two individual silver medals and a team gold medal at the Rio Games.
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