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Italian coast guard ship with migrants arrives in Sicily

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The Italian coast guard ship Diciotto has made port in the Sicilian city of Catania with 177 migrants awaiting word on which countries will take them following another standoff between Malta and Italy. More>>

Taliban rockets hit near Kabul presidency; no injuries

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Afghan police: Taliban fire rockets toward presidential palace as president was giving his holiday message; no injuries. More>>

El Salvador, Taiwan break ties as China isolates island foe

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Taiwan says it is breaking off diplomatic ties with El Salvador because the Central American country plans to defect to rival Beijing. More>>

US deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany

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The White House says a 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard has been deported to Germany, 14 years after a judge ordered him deported. More>>

Separated Korean families have 2nd day of emotional reunions

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Korean families separated by war meet for a second day of tearful reunions at the North's Diamond Mountain. More>>

Sen. Collins, potential swing vote, to meet with Kavanaugh

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is set to meet with Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, a centrist who's seen as a potential swing vote on his confirmation. More>>

Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by protesters

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The controversial "Silent Sam" statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been toppled by protesters. More>>

Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

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Microsoft says it's uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections. More>>

Man admits wife's murder, blames her for daughters' deaths

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A Colorado man is due back in court Tuesday to formally learn that he has been charged with the murders of his pregnant wife and two daughters. More>>

Madonna's rambling Aretha Franklin tribute earns backlash

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The backlash was swift for Madonna's rambling, egocentric Aretha Franklin tribute at VMAs. More>>

Trump plan rolls back Obama's coal emissions standards

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Trump administration prepares a plan to give states broad authority to determine how to restrict carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions. More>>

MTV VMAs was a shocking event, for the wrong reasons

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Cardi B will make her first public appearance since giving birth at the MTV Video Music Awards, and it might be worth it because she could win big. More>>

Poll shows support for charter schools, vouchers is growing

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Poll shows support for charter schools and private school vouchers has gone up over past year. More>>

States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

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A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to issue an injunction to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that wants to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons on the internet. More>>

AP sources: Prosecutors preparing charges against Cohen

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Two people familiar with the federal investigation of Michael Cohen say prosecutors are preparing criminal charges against the former Donald Trump lawyer that could be brought before the end of the month. More>>

Trump looks to Brennan for a foil in Russia probe spat

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Faced with Mueller's silence on Russia investigation, Trump looks to John Brennan for a foil as he attacks probe. More>>

Logic stages immigrant protest at VMAs with parents, kids

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Logic stages an immigrant protest with parents, kids in 'We are All Human Beings' T-shirts. More>>

The Latest: Post Malone, Aerosmith merge to close VMAs

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Cardi B walked into the MTV Video Music Awards as the night's top nominee and already a winner. More>>

Beating King of Pop, The Eagles have No.1 album of all-time

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The Eagles' greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to become history's best-selling album of all-time. More>>

Los Angeles authorities looking into Asia Argento allegation

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The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him. More>>

Animal crackers break out of their cages

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Nabisco's animal crackers to break out of their cages in new box design. More>>

At emotional Korean reunions, genuine talk often impossible

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The reunions taking place this week between Korean families separated by the 1950-53 war produce heart-wrenching images of elderly relatives likely seeing each other for the last time before they die, but they're also highly political events. More>>

Europe sees sharp rise in measles: 41,000 cases, 37 deaths

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The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37 people have died. More>>

Synthetic pot seen as a public health danger

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What is synthetic marijuana and why is it so dangerous?. More>>

Hard to see, hard to breathe: US West struggles with smoke

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Smoke from wildfires has blotted out mountains and city skylines from Oregon to Colorado, delayed flights and forced authorities to tell even healthy adults in the Seattle area to stay indoors. More>>

Experts say Tesla board may have too many ties to CEO Musk

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Tesla's board of directors may require shake up, corporate governance experts say, noting the lack of authority over the company's recent turmoil. More>>

Surf's up in California, where it's now the official sport

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Surf's up in California, where it's now the official state sport. More>>

Army reinstates at least 36 discharged immigrants

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The US Army has reinstated or revoked discharge orders for more than 35 immigrant soldiers who had enlisted as a pathway to citizenship, a court filing Monday shows. Another 149 enlistees have had their discharges suspended. More>>

Report: Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20 percent

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Firefighters in the Italian city of Genoa have suspended an operation to allow evacuated residents to retrieve their belongings from homes under a bridge that partially collapsed, after workers heard creaking noises coming from the structure. More>>

No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

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Alabama will begin its quest for a repeat national championship ranked No. 1 ahead of Clemson, Georgia. More>>

Kavanaugh in memo pushed graphic sex questions for Clinton

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once advised Ken Starr and others investigating Bill Clinton not to give the president "any break" in questions regarding the details of his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. More>>

Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

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Prosecutors have charged a Colorado man with murder in the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters. More>>

Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack

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Afghan officials: Taliban take more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in ambush in north. More>>

Pope: No effort spared to fight abuse, but offers no details

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Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church. More>>

Watergate wisdom? Cohen lawyer turns to Nixon turncoat

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Michael Cohen's lawyer says he has been having frequent chats with John Dean, the former White House counsel who turned on President Richard Nixon. More>>

More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search

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Some Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of ethics and transparency at the company. More>>

Trump elevates Brennan in proxy fight over Mueller probe

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President Donald Trump is capitalizing on the silence of special counsel Robert Mueller, attempting to elevate one of his most outspoken critics as the public face of the Russia probe. More>>

Trump ready to ease rules on coal-fired power plants

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The Trump administration is set to roll back a key piece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, proposing regulations that give states wide authority to determine how to restrict greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants. More>>

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

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Indian officials say a military airport has opened to commercial flights in the flood-savaged state of Kerala, to help speed in relief and fly out residents. More>>

Michigan official faces manslaughter trial over Flint deaths

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Michigan's health director will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of two men linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area. More>>

Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm

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A southern Oklahoma casino says 14 fans suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys. More>>

Brief Korean reunions bring tears for separated families Video included

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Elderly South Koreans have traveled to the border with North Korea ahead of family reunions with relatives in the North they've been separated from since the Korean War. More>>

Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires

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An AP analysis finds a clear connection between warmer temperatures out west and more land burned by wildfires. More>>

Flash flood hits hikers in gorge in southern Italy; 8 dead

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Italy's civil protection agency says at least five people have been killed when a rain-swollen river flooded a gorge in the southern region of Calabria. More>>

Annan leaves legacy of fighting for equality and rights

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Kofi Annan left the United Nations more committed to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights _ and until his death was speaking out about the turbulent world he saw moving from nations working together to growing nationalism. More>>

The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'

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Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn't truth. More>>

NFL players, coaches protecting skin on every given sun day

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Blocks and screens: NFL players and coaches protecting skin in different ways on every given sun day. More>>

Fearful of losing Roe, left pushes Schumer for action

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Left-wing groups criticizing Sen. Schumer for not forcing wavering Democrats into line against Kavanaugh. More>>

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

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Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona. More>>

Trump assails Mueller following Times report

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President Donald Trump is blasting a New York Times story reporting that the White House counsel has been cooperating with the special counsel's investigation. More>>

Correction: Pennsylvania Dioceses-Sex Abuse-Lawsuits story

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The leadership of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic Church is under pressure to support a change in state law to give those victims a temporary opportunity to file lawsuits on decades-old abuse claims. More>>

Catholics consider withholding donations amid abuse scandals

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Many Catholics who help churches and related nonprofits raise money are considering withholding or reducing their donations as a way to express their anger over the latest revelations that priests sexually abused children. More>>

Germany: No preparations made in case of alien landing

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Not Fake News: The German government says it has made no preparations for the possibility that aliens might land in the country. More>>

Giuliani clarifies his 'truth isn't truth' puzzler

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'Truth isn't truth': Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani explains why he's wary about pushing the president into an interview with special counsel. More>>

'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

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Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22". More>>

Steve Bannon wants GOP to rally behind Trump Video included

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Sounding alarms about the midterm elections, former adviser Steve Bannon says Republicans must rally behind Trump to survive. More>>

Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments

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U.S. health officials revised rules for gene therapy experiments. More>>

2 detained after shots are fired at US Embassy in Turkey

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Shots fired at a security booth outside the U.S. Embassy in Turkey's capital, police searching for white car. More>>

Ariana Grande tears up as she recalls Manchester tragedy

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The very mention of Manchester still brings Ariana Grande to tears. More>>

Not just land heat waves: Oceans are in hot water, too

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Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves. More>>

Study: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain

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US study finds you're better off in the long run if you quit smoking, even if you gain weight. More>>

Trump dares Brennan to sue because his clearance was revoked

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Former CIA Director John Brennan says he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances. More>>

Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

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As jurors in Virginia weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another, separate trial looming in the nation's capital. More>>

Wildfire moves closer to Glacier National Park's scenic road

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A wildfire in northwest Montana's Glacier National Park is forcing evacuations and has burned within a mile of the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road. More>>

Spanish police shoot man dead in suspected terror attack

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Police in Barcelona say they have shot a man who attacked officers with a knife at a police station in the Spanish city. More>>

After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

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Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for years with few, if any, repercussions. More>>

Project documents hidden history of LGBTQ life in the South Video included

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A new project is documenting the history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South. More>>

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas make their engagement official

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have officially announced their engagement. More>>

US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

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The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S. More>>

Janet Jackson, Daddy Yankee celebrate release of new song

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Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee celebrate release of new song "Made for You" in New York. More>>

IndyCar's Wickens in hospital following violent Pocono crash

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IndyCar driver Robert Wickens taken by helicopter for medical treatment following horrific accident at start of race at Pocono Raceway. More>>

Muslim pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat for hajj's pinnacle

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Muslim pilgrims have gathered in the valley of Mount Arafat for a day of prayer that marks the pinnacle of the hajj. More>>

Trump military parade plans unravel over costs

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The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public. More>>

Quake swarm jolts Indonesian islands, killing at least 12

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Multiple strong earthquakes cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least 3 people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from an earlier temblor that killed hundreds. More>>

As Musk admits to job stress, Tesla's board may have to act

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Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, but he stands by his tweet on taking company private. More>>

Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion

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The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution. More>>

MTV VMAs working to craft tribute for Aretha Franklin

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The MTV Video Music Awards plans on honoring the legacy of Aretha Franklin _ they're just not sure how they will do it. More>>

Palestinians sort through 8 years of mail held by Israel

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Palestinian postal workers in the West Bank are sifting through eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel. More>>

Catholics consider withholding donations amid scandals Video included

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Catholics across the U.S. shaken by the latest revelations of priests sexually abusing children are considering withholding or reducing their donations to their local churches as they look for ways to express their anger. More>>

Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 dead

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A strong earthquake has jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok as it tries to recover from a quake earlier this month that killed 460 people. More>>

Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply

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Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has announced a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday. More>>

Steve Bannon says GOP must rally behind Trump to survive Video included

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Sounding alarms about the midterm elections, former adviser Steve Bannon says Republicans must rally behind President Donald Trump to survive. More>>

Brennan considers legal action to stop clearance revocations

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Former CIA Director John Brennan says he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances. More>>

Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon's

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President Donald Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT.'". More>>

Giuliani on hazards of Trump interview: 'Truth isn't truth'

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'Truth isn't truth': Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani explains why he's wary about pushing the president into an interview with special counsel. More>>

800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

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Indian authorities are bringing drinking water by train to the flooded southern state of Kerala, where over 300 people have died and 300,000 are displaced in the worst flooding in a century. More>>

Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

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More women than ever before have won their primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year _ setting a U.S. record and battles in November that could significantly increase the number of women in elected office and change the debate on key issues. More>>

Over 2 million Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage

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More than 2 million Muslims have begun the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. More>>

Multi-gene test may find risk for heart disease and more

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New way to track millions of genetic variations promises better forecasting of people's risk for heart attacks, four other disorders. More>>

The Latest: Latest earthquake on Indonesian island kills 2

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Another strong earthquake has struck near the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok. More>>

Irish archbishop urges pope to speak frankly about abuse

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The archbishop of Dublin says he hopes Pope Francis will speak frankly about the "darkness" of priestly sex abuse during his upcoming visit to Ireland, which has been clouded by new revelations of misconduct in the U.S. church. More>>

Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

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Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit. More>>

AP source: Omarosa has video, audio, texts

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Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material. More>>

AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

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Omarosa Manigault Newman's stash of documentation is said to include video, emails, text message and other material. More>>

Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'

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A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally. More>>

Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaign

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The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to campaigners seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union. More>>

Migrant spouse of pregnant woman detained on way to hospital

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A California woman says she had to drive herself to the hospital and give birth without her husband after he was detained by immigration agents. More>>

Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

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Italian media say three more bodies have been found in rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising death toll to 41. More>>

French audit warns 840 bridges may face risk of collapse

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An audit commissioned by the French government says about 840 French bridges are suffering from serious damages and at risk of eventual collapse. More>>

Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power

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When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power. More>>

Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker who dropped legal fight

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Cyprus police say an Egyptian man who in 2016 hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and ordered it to land on the east Mediterranean island has been extradited to his homeland. More>>

Movement encourages Argentines to quit Catholic church

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Hundreds of people gathered in Buenos Aires to oppose the influence of religion on Argentine politics and encourage people to quit the Roman Catholic Church in the wake of a Senate vote not to legalize some abortions. More>>

Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage

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Saudi Arabia is preparing to host the annual hajj pilgrimage beginning Sunday, as over 1.6 million Muslim faithful from abroad have arrived in the ultraconservative kingdom. More>>

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

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Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. More>>

Putin dances at Austrian wedding; talks with Merkel on Syria

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Austria to attend the wedding Saturday of the country's foreign minister, before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. More>>

German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS man

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German federal prosecutors say they're taking seriously a Yazidi woman's claim she encountered her former Islamic State captor in Germany, but need more information to identify him. More>>

Thousands stranded as floods submerge southern Indian state

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Thousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is at least partially submerged. More>>

German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS man

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German federal prosecutors say they're taking seriously a Yazidi woman's claim she encountered her former Islamic State captor in Germany, but need more information to identify him. More>>

The Latest: Romanian trucker is Genoa bridge's 43rd victim

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Italian state radio says the body of a 30-year-old man was found Saturday in the Genoa bridge collapse, bringing the toll to 42 dead. More>>

Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

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Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister after his party won the most votes in last month's election despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf. More>>

Producer who worked with Franklin recalls great performances

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Television producer Ken Ehrlich worked with Aretha Franklin to help create some of her most magical performances, including her legendary performance of the aria 'Nessun Dorma' on the 1998 Grammys. More>>

Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy

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The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors. More>>

Arrest made in more than 100 synthetic pot overdoses in park

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Man arrested in connection with synthetic marijuana overdoses at Connecticut park. More>>

Amid turmoil, USA Gymnastics takes small steps forward

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USA Gymnastics has preached the need for a culture change in the wake of the scandal surrounding disgraced former national team doctor Larry Nassar and is starting to create a path forward under new high-performance director Tom Forster. More>>

Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kids

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A slain Colorado mother whose 2 young daughters were also killed painted a rosy picture of married life. More>>

Hundreds of neo-Nazis march in Berlin, protected by police

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Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich are marching through central Berlin, protected from counter-protesters by police in riot gear. More>>

Kansas independent candidate wants to lure votes from Kobach

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Kansas City-area businessman Greg Orman has submitted enough valid signatures to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor. More>>

Bishop: I have 'profound remorse' after sex abuse report

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As the Vatican expresses "shame and sorrow" over a searing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children, a bishop who is named in the report is holding a Mass for the Forgiveness. More>>

Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

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Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are recommending a short prison sentence for a former Trump campaign adviser who lied to the FBI during the Russia probe. More>>

Lawyers will seek to shift blame for warehouse fire at trial

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The two men charged in the deaths of 36 people in an Oakland warehouse fire are scheduled to appear in court for the first time since a judge scuttled their plea deal. More>>

Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

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The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson. More>>

Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacy

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Queen of Soul gave black Americans "Respect" as a staunch supporter of civil rights. More>>

Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victims

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Excavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident. More>>

Cuomo on his 'inartful' remark: 'Of course America is great'

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he was "inartful" when he said America "was never that great.". More>>

Manafort judge says he fears for jurors' safety

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The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial is refusing to release the names of jurors. More>>

Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest

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Turkey's currency remains steady against the dollar despite an apparent threat of possible new sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump. More>>

US ends Syria stabilization funding, cites more allied cash

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APNewsBreak: Citing increased contributions from anti-IS coalition partners, the Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate itself from the conflict. More>>

UN chief: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new force

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Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or police force to deploying civilian observers or beefing up the UN presence on the ground. More>>

6.1 quake shakes Costa Rica near Panama; no major damage

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A strong earthquake has shaken southern Costa Rica near the border of Panama, knocking items off store shelves and knocking out power in places, but there are no immediate reports of injuries or major damage. More>>

Documents: Suspects in missing teacher's death admit slaying

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New court documents suggest within weeks of a south Georgia teacher's disappearance, two of her former students told friends at a party they had killed Tara Grinstead and burned her body. More>>

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76 Video included

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Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76. More>>

Chile: Man angry over suitcase behind wave of bomb threats

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Chilean authorities charge that a man angry over an airline not returning his suitcase made false bomb threats that caused up to 11 commercial flights to take emergency measures in Chile, Argentina and Peru. More>>

Trump warns he'll revoke clearance of Justice Dept official

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President Donald Trump's admission that he is going after security clearances to punish those involved in the Russia probe underscores the president's willingness to use his executive power to try to derail the investigation. More>>

People plucked from rooftops as Indian floods kill 324

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Rescuers are using helicopters and boats to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala that killed more than 320 people in the past nine days. More>>

Is the ever-weird Florida man becoming Florida politician?

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Florida's penchant for the weird and strange may be spreading to its politicians. More>>

Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as prime minister

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Pakistani lawmakers gather in parliament to elect former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan as prime minister. More>>

Trump blames DC, as military parade plans unravel over costs Video included

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The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018. More>>

Washed out: Water woes scuttle Phish's 3-day music festival

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Fans of the rock band Phish have been thrown a curveball by the last-minute cancellation of a three-day music festival in central New York because of health concerns stemming from torrential rains that contaminated drinking water. More>>

The Latest: Italy buries its Genoa dead as emotions surge

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Davide Capello was driving across the bridge toward the Italian city of Genoa when suddenly, the road dropped out from under him. More>>

The Latest: Trump blames DC for military parade cancellation

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President Donald Trump says he is canceling his plans for now for a military parade through the streets of Washington because the price was "ridiculously high.". More>>

White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

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Toxics used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states. More>>

Culinary greats honor late French master chef Joel Robuchon

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Hundreds of chefs, among them some of the world's top cooks, have gathered to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine Joel Robuchon. More>>

US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugee

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An Iraqi man arrested in California is accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq after he qualified to be resettled in the U.S. as part of a refugee program. More>>

Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors Video included

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The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has ended its first day of deliberations. More>>

The Latest: 60 more ex-CIA officials criticize Trump

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President Donald Trump says he expects to "quickly" revoke the security clearance for the Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm that commissioned the dossier on Trump's ties to Russia. More>>

The Latest: Manafort jury sent home for the weekend Video included

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The jury has begun its second day of deliberations in the tax and bank fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. More>>

Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestream

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London's famous, festering fatberg lives on _ and is getting its own livestream. More>>

Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighter

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Officials say a firefighter who died helping people evacuate a Northern California blaze was killed by a fire tornado that at one point reached a temperature of 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit. More>>

The thrill and the truth of Aretha Franklin Video included

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Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha Franklin felt and what she could express, between what she expressed and how we responded. More>>

APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

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Google clarifies it tracks users who disable location history. More>>

Romanian PM tells EU: Force against protesters was justified

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Romania's prime minister has defended the use of force by riot police during a violent protest that left more than 450 people injured. More>>

Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

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Female veterans are campaigning to change Congress, where those with military experience account for just 1 in 5 lawmakers. More>>

Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

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The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania "criminal and morally reprehensible.". More>>

Tipping the scales: White lion cubs bulking up in Germany

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They're still tiny, but the white lion cubs at the Magdeburg zoo in eastern Germany are putting on weight fast. More>>

Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead Video included

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's deadly assault on the Afghan city of Ghazni is the kind of violence the insurgents are likely to repeat in the run up to parliamentary elections scheduled for October. More>>

The Latest: Fans mourning Franklin in Detroit, New York

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Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76. More>>

Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis grows

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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting the Vatican to play a key role investigating the scandal involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with minors and adult seminarians. More>>

Washington cardinal entangled in two sex-abuse scandals

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Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, is facing a storm of criticism and calls for his resignation after becoming entangled in two major sexual abuse scandals roiling the church he has served with distinction since 1966. More>>

Remains found in New Mexico desert tunnel are missing boy

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Authorities say the remains found at a remote New Mexico compound have been identified a missing Georgia boy. More>>

Knives and guns: Serb-Russian youth camp closed after outcry

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Police have closed a summer youth camp on a mountain in western Serbia organized by Russian and Serbian far-right groups after a public outcry. More>>

Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

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A plane from China landing on a rain-soaked Manila runway in poor visibility has veered off in a muddy field with one engine and a wheel ripped off but no serious injuries among the 165 people aboard who scrambled out through an emergency slide. More>>

Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does 'racist things' Video included

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AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises. More>>

Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

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The Italian government lashed out Thursday at the holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia for defending its financial interests in the face of the deadly bridge crash in Genoa without sparing a word for victims. More>>

Detroit residents remember Aretha Franklin, impact on city Video included

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Aretha Franklin was Detroit's favorite daughter, often singing at the church where her father once led and headlining charity functions for kids or the less fortunate. More>>

The Latest: Pentagon puts off military parade until 2019 Video included

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The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018. More>>

Judge finds conspiracy to kill Kim with VX, women to testify

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Two women on trial for the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother have arrived at a Malaysian court for a key ruling. More>>

India's Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

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Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies after a prolonged illness. More>>

Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump. More>>

Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

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Afghan authorities revise down death toll from previous day's suicide bombing in Shite area to 34 killed, not 48. More>>

Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

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A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members have been evacuated safely by emergency slides. More>>

The Latest: Indonesian to testify when murder trial resumes

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A Malaysian judge has ruled the two women charged with murdering the North Korean leader's half brother should begin entering their defense. More>>

Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

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Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case. More>>

US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

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America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people". More>>

Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

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The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy. More>>

Recording: Omarosa offered $15,000 a month to be 'positive'

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Omarosa Manigault Newman has released another secret audio tape that she says proves President Donald Trump wanted to silence her after firing her from the White House. More>>

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  • Ill health forces Dutch Olympian to halt long-distance swim

    Ill health forces Dutch Olympian to halt long-distance swim

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    In a fundraising feat that has captured the imagination of his nation, a Dutch Olympian is approaching the end of a marathon swim along the route of an iconic speed skating race.More >>
    In a fundraising feat that has captured the imagination of his nation, a Dutch Olympian is approaching the end of a marathon swim along the route of an iconic speed skating race.More >>
  • Adrian Peterson signs with running back-depleted Redskins

    Adrian Peterson signs with running back-depleted Redskins

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-08-20 21:15:03 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 3:34 AM EDT2018-08-21 07:34:03 GMT
    The Washington Redskins have signed four-time All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson.More >>
    The Washington Redskins have signed four-time All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson.More >>
  • Pick 6: Some old geezers to watch this season

    Pick 6: Some old geezers to watch this season

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 3:18 AM EDT2018-08-21 07:18:08 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri (4) reacts to making a field goal against the Baltimore Ravens in the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Indianapolis, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri (4) reacts to making a field goal against the Baltimore Ravens in the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Indianapolis, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.
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    Anyone who pays attention to the NFL knows that Tom Brady is 41 as he heads into the season.More >>
  • BusinessMore>>

  • Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

    Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:25:32 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:44:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, a man is silhouetted as he walks in front of Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi, India. Microsoft says it’s uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political grou...(AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, a man is silhouetted as he walks in front of Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi, India. Microsoft says it’s uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political grou...
    Microsoft says it's uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.More >>
    Microsoft says it's uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.More >>
  • Trump plan rolls back Obama's coal emissions standards

    Trump plan rolls back Obama's coal emissions standards

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:25:12 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:44:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks during an event to salute U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks during an event to salute U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug...
    Trump administration prepares a plan to give states broad authority to determine how to restrict carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions.More >>
    Trump administration prepares a plan to give states broad authority to determine how to restrict carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions.More >>
  • Poll shows support for charter schools, vouchers is growing

    Poll shows support for charter schools, vouchers is growing

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:15:11 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:42:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies during hearing on the FY19 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. Support for charter schools and private school voucher programs has gon...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies during hearing on the FY19 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. Support for charter schools and private school voucher programs has gon...
    Poll shows support for charter schools and private school vouchers has gone up over past year.More >>
    Poll shows support for charter schools and private school vouchers has gone up over past year.More >>
  • TechnologyMore>>

  • Indonesian officials defend parade of veiled kids with guns

    Indonesian officials defend parade of veiled kids with guns

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 3:18 AM EDT2018-08-21 07:18:05 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:44:58 GMT
    Indonesian officials are defending a street parade that involved veiled kindergarteners carrying replica weapons, with police saying they'll arrest the person who uploaded a viral video of the event to Facebook.More >>
    Indonesian officials are defending a street parade that involved veiled kindergarteners carrying replica weapons, with police saying they'll arrest the person who uploaded a viral video of the event to Facebook.More >>
  • Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

    Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:25:32 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:44:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, a man is silhouetted as he walks in front of Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi, India. Microsoft says it’s uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political grou...(AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, a man is silhouetted as he walks in front of Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi, India. Microsoft says it’s uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political grou...
    Microsoft says it's uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.More >>
    Microsoft says it's uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.More >>
  • States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

    States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:09:46 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:42:07 GMT
    A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to issue an injunction to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that wants to post blueprints for printing...More >>
    A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to issue an injunction to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that wants to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons on the internet.More >>
  • NationalMore>>

  • Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by protesters

    Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by protesters

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-08-21 02:54:50 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:44:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Banners are used to cover the statue known as Silent Sam as people gather during a rally to remove the confederate statue from campus at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Banners are used to cover the statue known as Silent Sam as people gather during a rally to remove the confederate statue from campus at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.
    The controversial "Silent Sam" statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been toppled by protesters.More >>
    The controversial "Silent Sam" statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been toppled by protesters.More >>
  • Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

    Microsoft uncovers more Russian attacks ahead of midterms

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:25:32 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:44:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, a man is silhouetted as he walks in front of Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi, India. Microsoft says it’s uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political grou...(AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, a man is silhouetted as he walks in front of Microsoft logo at an event in New Delhi, India. Microsoft says it’s uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political grou...
    Microsoft says it's uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.More >>
    Microsoft says it's uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.More >>
  • Man admits wife's murder, blames her for daughters' deaths

    Man admits wife's murder, blames her for daughters' deaths

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-08-21 04:15:22 GMT
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    A Colorado man is due back in court Tuesday to formally learn that he has been charged with the murders of his pregnant wife and two daughters.More >>
    A Colorado man is due back in court Tuesday to formally learn that he has been charged with the murders of his pregnant wife and two daughters.More >>
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