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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:13:00 EDT
Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy
The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:12:00 EDT
Defiant Malaysian PM rejects calls that he step down
Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak poured scorn on a huge two-day rally that brought together tens of thousands of yellow-shirted protesters demanding his resignation over a financial scandal.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:33:00 EDT
White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip
The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:33:00 EDT
Turner Field US flag at half-staff after fan dies in fall
The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:43:00 EDT
Trump makes an appearance at Barclays
Jim Herman played in the group in front of Tiger Woods last week on the PGA Tour, giving him a little experience in coping with gallery noise behind him. Sunday at The Barclays was slightly different. It wasn't the...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:12:00 EDT
Poland's mixed feelings over memorial to rescuers of Jews
As a Catholic Pole, Elka shouldn't even have been in the ghetto of Czestochowa, in southern Poland. But the nanny was so devoted to the 12-year-old Jewish boy she had raised since infancy that she refused to leave. She...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:53:00 EDT
Activists say IS damages ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra
Islamic State militants in Syria severely damaged the Bel Temple, considered one of the greatest sites of the ancient world, in a massive explosion Sunday, activists said.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:53:00 EDT
Italy's Eni finds 'supergiant' natural gas field off Egypt
The Italian energy company Eni SpA announced Sunday it has discovered a "supergiant" natural gas field off Egypt, describing it as the "largest-ever" found in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:13:00 EDT
In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy
With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:13:00 EDT
Donald Trump courts tea party voters in Nashville
Donald Trump will decide soon whether to mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president, the real estate mogul said Saturday.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:42:00 EDT
Egypt summons British ambassador over Al-Jazeera comments
Egypt's Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador in Cairo on Sunday to protest comments he made after a judge sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years prison each for reporting "false news."

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:22:00 EDT
Egypt announces parliamentary vote for October, November
Egypt on Sunday announced that long-awaited parliamentary elections will take place in October and November, a hoped-for step toward democracy amid a harsh crackdown on dissent.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:13:00 EDT
Global warming carving changes into Alaska in fire and ice
Global warming is carving measurable changes into Alaska, and President Barack Obama is about to see it.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:04:00 EDT
'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:03:00 EDT
Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU's field of dreams
On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car's headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe's newest residents catching their breaths, fresh from evading border police.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:12:00 EDT
Germany, France, Britain press for EU action on migrants
Germany, France and Britain pressed Sunday for better processing of migrants arriving in southern Europe and for a European Union-wide list of countries considered safe, and a special meeting of EU interior and justice...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:32:00 EDT
Mothers, students join Japan's protests over security bills
Mothers holding their children's hands stood in the sprinkling rain, holding up anti-war placards, while students chanted slogans against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his defense policies to the beat of a drum.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:12:00 EDT
Hungary detains 5th suspect in truck deaths of 71 in Austria
A fifth man suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in neighboring Austria has been detained, Hungarian police said Sunday.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:43:00 EDT
Ridin' with Biden? Clinton challenge a rough road for the VP
The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:13:00 EDT
Fire at Saudi oil company residence kills 11
A large fire broke out Sunday in the basement of a sprawling residential complex in Saudi Arabia's oil-rich east, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 200, officials in the kingdom said.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:23:00 EDT
What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solved
The sudden death four years ago of Knut, the celebrity Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:42:00 EDT
Workers overcome by gases at China paper mill, 7 die, 2 hurt
Workers were overcome with toxic gas from a paper mill's waste pool and seven of them died, authorities said Saturday, in China's latest deadly accident involving dangerous chemicals.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:42:00 EDT
UK prosecutors mull charges for News Corp. over hacking
British prosecutors say they are considering corporate charges against Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. over phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:42:00 EDT
Where to house Europe's migrants? Schools, barracks, parks
With more and more refugees appearing in Europe daily this summer, cities and towns are grappling with a basic but crucial problem: Where can they all sleep?

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:02:00 EDT
Norwegian TV to air fictional series about Russian invasion
In a move that has annoyed Russia, a Norwegian television channel says it will air a fictional TV drama depicting a Russian invasion of Norway after radical environmentalists seize power and freeze the Scandinavian...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 08:22:00 EDT
Israel has failed to reform Jewish radicals, critics charge
The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultranationalist Jewish settler youths from turning to violence and attacking Palestinians and their property.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 08:02:00 EDT
US-Belgian arrested in Sierra Leone 'blood diamond' case
Spanish authorities have arrested a businessman with dual American-Belgian citizenship who has been accused of enslavement and pillaging "blood diamonds" during Sierra Leone's civil war, a legal aid group said.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 07:32:00 EDT
Police say Bangkok bombing suspect is not cooperating
Thai police said Sunday the man arrested in connection with Bangkok's deadly bombing was being uncooperative, possibly not telling the truth to interrogators and would remain in military custody for at least seven days.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 06:33:00 EDT
New Orleans, Gulf coast mark Katrina milestone
The Gulf Coast and New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest storms in American history, in ways both devout and festive. Church bells rang and brass bands played as people across...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 06:33:00 EDT
Study: Tiny, wireless pacemaker could be surgery-free option
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 06:12:00 EDT
As asylum-seekers flood in, Germany struggles to house them
Twenty-three-year-old Leila, her husband and two small children spent their first week in Germany in a temporary shelter, an austere but desperately needed haven after a traumatic flight from Syria that began when her...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:52:00 EDT
Greek election could result in new, big coalition govt
Greece's outgoing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, is banking on his popularity to win a national election next month and strengthen his grip on power after purging his radical left Syriza party of dissenters.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:52:00 EDT
Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note
By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Well, that was exciting.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:45:00 EDT
Missing hiker found alive after 9 days lost in Sierra Nevada
A woman who was stranded in the rugged Sierra Nevada for nine days while suffering from some broken bones survived by using a water filter to drink from a creek, authorities said.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:45:00 EDT
AP Source: LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:22:00 EDT
Spa Stunner! American Pharoah loses in Travers to Keen Ice
The day after American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes and became the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, trainer Bob Baffert already was leery of Saratoga in the summer.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:42:00 EDT
Man charged with murder in ambush of Houston area deputy
Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what officials...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:22:00 EDT
Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison
An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for broadcasting "false news," sparking an international outcry and underlining how authorities are trampling over free...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:12:00 EDT
The Latest: Greste calls on el-Sissi to 'undo injustice'
The latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:12:00 EDT
Cecil and Caitlyn heat up the Halloween costume wars early
Who gets to decide what grown people wear for Halloween?

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:53:00 EDT
The Latest: Clinton: Celebrate progress but continue work
The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:53:00 EDT
What's in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in 1 day
A billion people logged in to Facebook on a single day this week, marking the first time that many members used the world's largest online social network in a 24-hour period. The number amounts to one-seventh of the...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:53:00 EDT
Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking
The CEO of the company that runs adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:42:00 EDT
Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case
Thai authorities arrested a foreign man they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:32:00 EDT
On-Air Ambush: TV crew's killing unfolds in real time
By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:12:00 EDT
Spa Stunner! American Pharoah loses in Travers to Keen Ice
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah came up short in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes on Saturday, losing to Keen Ice by three-quarters of a length before a sold-out and stunned crowd at Saratoga Race Course.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:02:00 EDT
Before nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a message
In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:52:00 EDT
Gulf Coast marks Katrina's fury, celebrates rebirth
As the church bells rang marking the decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, the 80-year-old woman wept softly into a tissue as she leaned against her rusting Oldsmobile near a Catholic church in Mississippi.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:22:00 EDT
Dominica digs out from storm damage that killed at least 20
Rescue crews jumped off boats and trudged through mud, rocks and uprooted trees Saturday to reach communities cut off by a tropical storm that killed at least 20 people and left nearly 50 missing in the eastern Caribbean...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:12:00 EDT
Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico
Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a manager at a communications...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:02:00 EDT
Latest on Houston deputy: Suspect charged with murder
Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:42:00 EDT
A Q&A with Wall Street's top psychiatrist on market turmoil
When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:42:00 EDT
Hungary court orders arrest of 4 men in migrant truck deaths
Four men suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria were placed under preliminary arrest on Saturday by a Hungarian court.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:21:00 EDT
More ID, bag checks on Europe's trains after foiled attack
European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, France's interior minister said Saturday.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:12:00 EDT
38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group
At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to Swaziland's most famous traditional festival, a rights group said on Saturday.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:12:00 EDT
Beware manspreading, enjoy wine o'clock: new Oxford words
Manspreading is so widespread it's now a word.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:02:00 EDT
The gift of gold: Bolt wins again, with help from the US
Usain Bolt's final gold medal at the Bird's Nest came gift-wrapped.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:42:00 EDT
As Erika weakens, some in Tampa Bay area are still worried
Tropical Storm Erika dissipated Saturday, but folks in the Tampa Bay area are watching it carefully.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 11:32:00 EDT
Turkish jets join US-led coalition in airstrikes against IS
Turkish fighter jets have carried out their first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria, Turkey announced on Saturday.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:52:00 EDT
Survivor's husband recounts story before gunfire erupted
The chamber of commerce official who was answering questions about her community on live TV when gunfire erupted said she never saw the gunman walk up to the group.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 09:02:00 EDT
The Latest: Suspect's bomb material same as in deadly blast
The latest on the arrest of a suspect in the Bangkok shrine bombing (all times local):

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 05:31:00 EDT
Correction: France-Stopping the Wolves story
In a story Aug. 24 about terrorist attacks, The Associated Press incorrectly reported the percentage of attacks for which extremist groups have claimed responsibility. Extremist groups have claimed responsibility for only...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:41:00 EDT
Donald Trump speaks at $100-per-person event near Boston
Donald Trump held a $100-per-person campaign event - which he repeatedly insisted wasn't a fundraiser - outside of Boston on Friday evening as he backpedaled on his previous pledge not to accept contributions for his...

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:51:00 EDT
Vin Scully to return for record 67th year with Dodgers
The voice of summer in Los Angeles plans to return next year.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:51:00 EDT
White supremacist takes stand in Jewish site shootings
A white supremacist charged with killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City spent more than two hours Friday telling jurors how he planned the attacks and is sorry he didn't kill more people.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:41:00 EDT
TV shooting survivor's husband recounts story before gunfire
The woman who survived the on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists says she never saw the gunman walk up to the group because the camera's bright light blinded her.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:41:00 EDT
Despite volatility, on-air rampage difficult to predict
Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II festered and fumed. His hair-trigger temper directed at a random collection of people he encountered never seemed to stray into the type of violent...

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:32:00 EDT
Clerk asks US Supreme Court to intervene in marriage case
Two months after it legalized gay marriage nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court is being asked by a Kentucky county clerk for permission to keep denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:42:00 EDT
GOP's tough talk doesn't square with US-China relationship
If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it: Spurred by the stock market's wild ride, they lashed out at the world's most populous nation.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:32:00 EDT
After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control
Andy Parker's resolve to fight for gun control formed in the hours after his daughter was shot and killed on live television. In his first interviews after the tragedy, he briefly mentioned the issue as he eulogized...

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:32:00 EDT
Prep school scandal: Former student convicted of sex charges
A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape but convicted Friday of lesser sex offenses against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a tradition in which seniors competed to see how...

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:31:00 EDT
Lebanon: Shiny on the outside, rotting from the inside
To the casual visitor, Lebanon may seem like a tiny slice of Mediterranean modernity and coexistence in a turbulent region plagued by violence and extremism.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:42:00 EDT
The Latest: Defense says ex-senior's boasts were 'damning'
The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:42:00 EDT
Obama expects better US-Israel ties after Iran deal in place
President Barack Obama on Friday compared tensions between the U.S. and Israel over the Iranian nuclear deal to a family feud and said he expects quick improvements in ties between the longtime allies once the accord is...

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:32:00 EDT
Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea
Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off...

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:11:00 EDT
The Latest: UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:22:00 EDT
Radar detects object believed to be missing Nazi gold train
A Polish official said Friday he has seen an image made by ground-penetrating radar that seemed to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing in southwestern Poland since World War II.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:01:00 EDT
Katrina-scattered families rebuild separately and together
Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington's modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids' shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her...

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:06:00 EDT
On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger
On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:31:00 EDT
200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast
Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the western coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperate people trying to reach Europe...

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:31:00 EDT
As markets drop, question is: will the Chinese still shop?
The designer outlet mall of Bicester Village is set in the English countryside near Oxford, but it might as well be in China.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:22:00 EDT
Austrian officials: 71 migrants likely suffocated in truck
Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on Austria's main highway,...

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:01:00 EDT
Fast-food's new target: The snack attack
Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:01:00 EDT
Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking
The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:11:00 EDT
Q&A about this week's market turmoil in China and beyond
With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated - at least for now - here are some questions and answers about it, as well as lessons to learn:

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:41:00 EDT
Vatican says ex-envoy, charged with sexual abuse, has died
The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, the highest-ranking Holy See official to ever be charged with sexually abusing young boys, was found dead Friday as he awaited trial, the Vatican said.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:41:00 EDT
India's river waters cleanse spirits at Hindu festival
It's just water. But to the millions of Hindus expected at the Kumbh Mela festival, held this year along the Godavari, touching that water is reverential.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:11:00 EDT
Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis
Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:21:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:53:00 EDT
Ebola survivor who lost 21 relatives gives birth to baby boy
Ebola did not take Victoria Yillia's life. And it could not prevent the birth of her son.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:21:00 EDT
Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out new cigar-shaped craft
The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:53:00 EDT
The Latest on TV shooting: AG joins hundreds for vigil
The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:31:00 EDT
AP EXCLUSIVE: Chairman promises review of unspent charity
Nearly $10 million in charitable donations by California taxpayers sat unspent in government accounts at the end of last year, The Associated Press has found, and the Senate Governance and Finance Committee chairman said...

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:21:00 EDT
Virginia shootings make for tough media decisions
In an era when anyone can go online and find video of extremist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of this week's killing of a TV news crew...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:31:00 EDT
Events mark Emmett Till slaying 60 years later
Sixty years after a black Chicago teenager was killed for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi, relatives and civil rights activists are holding church services and movie screenings to remember Emmett Till.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:11:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Friday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:01:00 EDT
Californians cut water without state imposing fines
For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without the state imposing fines, officials said Thursday.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:01:00 EDT
Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America
Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:01:00 EDT
Teacher describes handling gun-wielding teen hostage taker
Thirty-year veteran teacher Twila Smith had scarcely started a new school year when a 14-year-old freshman entered her world studies class and drew a gun Tuesday.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:31:00 EDT
Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration
Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country's future the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever hopes to win back the...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:31:00 EDT
Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists
Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:31:00 EDT
AP PHOTOS: Before and after images of areas hit by Katrina
By The Associated Press When Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Gulf Coast nearly 10 years ago, it left a mammoth trail of damage in its wake.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:22:00 EDT
Democratic Party lags in money before presidential year
The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by its Republican competitor.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:22:00 EDT
Taking down Bolt is not easy, but a cameraman gives it a try
Only when the running stopped and the picture-taking began did Usain Bolt finally meet his match.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:31:00 EDT
Trump, Cruz to hold joint event to blast Iran deal
GOP presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are expected to headline a Capitol Hill rally against President Obama's proposed nuclear agreement with Iran, both candidates confirmed Thursday.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:01:00 EDT
Memories, tears mark newscast a day after on-air shootings
The colleagues of two journalists shot to death on live television returned to their morning show Thursday with memories, tears and a determination to carry on.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:42:00 EDT
Anchor's shock at live TV slayings shifts to poise, strength
The wide-eyed, open-mouthed look of shock on the face of WDBJ-TV anchor Kim McBroom was seen worldwide after her two co-workers were fatally shot on live television. But as her grieving newsroom went back to work, and she...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:41:00 EDT
The Latest: Jurors in prep school rape case go home for day
The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:32:00 EDT
Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital
As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned truck was found with at least 20 - and possibly up to 50 -...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:51:00 EDT
Donald Trump's campaign team, dwarfed by rivals
Not only is Donald Trump an unconventional candidate, he's got a campaign operation that turns the conventional wisdom of electoral politics on its head.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:55:00 EDT
Bush campaign raffling off ticket to Colbert debut
Jeb Bush isn't just going to be a guest on Stephen Colbert's late-night debut on CBS. He's turned it into a fundraising opportunity.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:32:00 EDT
AP Exclusive: David Letterman struggling with love of racing
This kind of list makes David Letterman sick to his stomach and question his love of auto racing.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:31:00 EDT
3 generations of Swedish family linked by single womb
For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his mother, uniting three generations.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:21:00 EDT
Record migrant flow reported on Hungary's razor-wire border
Hungary deployed police reinforcements to rein in an unrelenting flow of migrants across its porous border Thursday, but refugee activists said the effort appeared futile in a nation whose migrant camps are overloaded and...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:21:00 EDT
Argentine mom hopes pope will help get son off death row
When Lidia Guerrero met with Pope Francis in Rome last year, the Argentine native told her he knew all about Guerrero's son, who has been on death row in Texas for 19 years.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:11:00 EDT
Polish official 'convinced' that mystery Nazi train exists
A leading Polish cultural official said Thursday he is "convinced" of the existence of a Nazi treasure train that has been missing for 70 years and which two men claim to have found recently.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:20:00 EDT
Balkan summit on migrants overshadowed by migrant deaths
Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann had just finished telling other European leaders that there was an urgent need to crack down on human traffickers when the news came: at least 20 migrants - possibly up to 50 - have been...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:10:00 EDT
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins - the continent's only species of the flightless bird - are at risk of extinction.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:21:00 EDT
Ukraine reaches debt relief deal with creditors
The Ukrainian government said Thursday it has reached a deal with its international bondholders to lighten its public debt burden, a crucial move that will help the country avoid default as it tries to cope with the...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:51:00 EDT
US stocks open higher after Chinese market surges
U.S. stocks are opening higher after China's main stock index logged its biggest gain in eight weeks. A report also showed that the U.S. economy expanded at a much faster pace than previously estimated.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:51:00 EDT
UK immigration at record high as topic is hotly debated
Britain gained almost 330,000 people through migration in the year to March 31, official figures showed Thursday. It's the highest figure on record and a headache for the Conservative government amid a political storm...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:51:00 EDT
Mamma Mia! Piano played on ABBA's hits up for auction
A grand piano that featured on many of ABBA's biggest hits is going up for auction in London.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:10:00 EDT
Clock shock: British admit Big Ben's bongs not quite on time
Don't set your watch by Big Ben.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:31:00 EDT
Trump dumps insults on questioners, insists on control
For Donald Trump, the joy of the insult seems as compelling as the art of the deal.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 05:50:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:41:00 EDT
Former broadcaster in TV shooting was a volatile, angry man
By ADAM GELLER AP National Writer Even after gunning down a TV news reporter and cameraman during a live interview, Vester Lee Flanagan II continued to rage. But after a volatile career that had seen him...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:40:00 EDT
New hospital in Jordan treats worst of Mideast's war-wounded
They are among the most tragically wounded from the Middle East's multiple wars. A 14-year-old Syrian girl whose lower legs were torn off by a shell. A 15-year-old Iraqi boy who was severely burned in a car bomb...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:10:00 EDT
What's behind the 'anchor babies' buzz phrase?
Donald Trump took heat when he spoke about "anchor babies" and seemed to relish the fallout from his latest provocation in the race for the GOP presidential nomination. Then Jeb Bush echoed the phrase and found himself on...

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:00:00 EDT
Asian stocks rise after Wall Street rebound
Asian stocks rose Thursday after Wall Street soared overnight, breaking a six-day string of losses. The recovery brought a measure of relief to many investors, although experts warned that more volatility could be ahead.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:30:00 EDT
Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15s and similar weapons
Wal-Mart will stop selling the AR-15 rifle and other semi-automatic weapons at its stores because fewer people are buying them, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:10:00 EDT
Fire crews battle smoky conditions, flames in Washington
Smoke from big wildfires burning east of the Cascade Range hurt air quality Wednesday and hampered efforts by crews battling the flames in Washington state.

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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDT
Serena Williams shrugs off US Open jitters for karaoke
Serena Williams is trying to ignore "the elephant in the room" ahead of the U.S. Open.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:20:00 EDT
Mayor thanks US student who helped thwart France attack
An American student who helped stop a terror attack on a Paris-bound high-speed train said Wednesday it's been a "crazy few days" and he is happy to be home.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:00:00 EDT
Experts: Trump, Ramos confrontation shouldn't be a surprise
Donald Trump's onscreen confrontation with Univision's Jorge Ramos on Tuesday over the Republican presidential candidate's immigration plan should only be a surprise to those who don't know Ramos.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:30:00 EDT
TV station balances grief, journalism after on-air shooting
By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer Alison Parker and Adam Ward's colleagues at TV station WDBJ saved their tears for off the air.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:11:00 EDT
Trump says he's proud he booted Univision's Ramos from event
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday he's proud of kicking one of the country's best-known Spanish-language journalists out of an Iowa news conference - the latest in a series of clashes...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:40:00 EDT
The Latest: Obama calls TV shooting heartbreaking
The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:10:00 EDT
Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV
He planned it all so carefully - a choreographed execution of two former colleagues, broadcast live to a horrified television audience. Hours later, he shared his own recording of the killing worldwide on social media.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:11:00 EDT
State Department officials routinely sent secrets over email
The transmission of now-classified information across Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email is consistent with a State Department culture in which diplomats routinely sent secret material on unsecured email during the...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:00:00 EDT
Obama to seek unity with pope on issues in White House visit
Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton has largely been passed to...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:21:00 EDT
Colorado theater gunman's sentencing caps grueling trial
Belittled by the judge and jeered by spectators, James Holmes was sent to prison for the rest of his life Wednesday, while the survivors of his murderous attack on a Colorado movie theater wondered aloud how they would...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:11:00 EDT
Young Lebanese activists challenge old political class
First they egged the prime minister's building. Then they dumped some of the garbage piling up on Beirut's streets outside the home of the environment minister, furious the government couldn't get its act...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:10:00 EDT
A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis
By The Associated Press Record numbers of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea are trying to reach Europe this year, despite the risks of perilous sea...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:00:00 EDT
Saudi arrested in 1996 bombing that killed 19 Americans
A man described as the mastermind of the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing that killed 19 American servicemen in Saudi Arabia has been captured, a U.S. and a Saudi official said Wednesday, ending a nearly two-decade manhunt for...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:51:00 EDT
South Sudan leader signs peace deal amid sanctions threat
South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal with rebels, more than 20 months after the start of fighting between the army and rebels led by his former deputy.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:51:00 EDT
Tardy tax filers risk loss of health care subsidies
Sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law doesn't start for another couple of months, but the next few days are crucial for hundreds of thousands of customers at risk of losing financial aid when...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:40:00 EDT
Josh Duggar in rehab after admitting to pornography habit
Days after he confessed to cheating on his wife and an addiction to pornography, Josh Duggar has entered rehab.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:40:00 EDT
Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104
Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who helped lead the 1965 "Bloody Sunday" voting rights march and was the first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama, died early Wednesday at age 104, her son Bruce...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:10:00 EDT
Hungary's border fence proves futile in slowing migrant flow
Clambering over the razor-wire fence or crawling under it, migrants surged Wednesday across the Serbian border into Hungary. Then they jostled to formally enter the country so they could quickly leave it, heading toward...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:10:00 EDT
Moogalian recounts train attack in French magazine interview
The first inkling Mark Moogalian had that something was amiss on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris was when he saw a man dragging his suitcase into the bathroom.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:10:00 EDT
Barriers throughout history to keep people out _ and in
As migrants by the thousands pour daily into Hungary, the government is hastily building a barrier along its 174-kilometer (109-mile) border with Serbia: three layers of razor wire and a 4-meter (13-foot) high fence. The...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:50:00 EDT
Merkel travels to far-right heartland to defend refugees
Chancellor Angela Merkel was met with jeers Wednesday as she traveled to a German town at the center of a recent wave of far-right anti-foreigner violence, delivering a message of support for refugees as many look to her...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:20:00 EDT
Palestinians could raise flag at UN before pope visit
In a move likely to upset Israel's government, the Palestinians are seeking to raise their flag, along with the Vatican flag, at U.N. headquarters - just in time for Pope Francis' visit next month.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:30:00 EDT
Gunman in French train attack charged with terrorism
The Moroccan suspect in a foiled attack on a high-speed train in France is facing terrorism charges over what authorities say was a plan to unleash carnage among hundreds of passengers - but his family defended him...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:50:00 EDT
US stocks open sharply higher after 6-day slump
U.S. stocks are opening sharply higher Wednesday after slumping for six straight days amid concern that growth in China was slowing more quickly than previously thought.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:20:00 EDT
Critics deliver mixed verdict on hyped Cumberbatch 'Hamlet'
It's a "Hamlet" with Hollywood-level hype and an A-list star in Benedict Cumberbatch. But London's latest stage sensation is more than a Shakespearean star vehicle.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:20:00 EDT
Suicide bombers kill officer in northeastern Nigerian city
Two suicide bombers killed an Air Force officer at a checkpoint in a late-night attack in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, witnesses and police said Wednesday.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:30:00 EDT
Belgian WWII nurse who helped save many US troops dies
A Belgian nurse who helped save hundreds of American soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge at the end of World War II has died and will be buried near where thousands of Allied troops fell.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:10:00 EDT
With many Ebola survivors ailing, doctors evaluate situation
Lingering health problems afflicting many of the roughly 13,000 Ebola survivors have galvanized global and local health officials to find out how widespread the ailments are, and how to remedy them.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:10:00 EDT
Second cancers are on the rise; 1 in 5 US cases is a repeat
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer Second cancers are on the rise. Nearly 1 in 5 new cases in the U.S. now involves someone who has had the disease before.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:10:00 EDT
China probing brokers, regulators for possible stock crimes
Employees of one of China's biggest securities firms and one current and one former employee of its market regulator are under investigation on suspicion of illegal stock trading, state media reported Wednesday, amid...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:30:00 EDT
70th annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red
More than 20,000 people have pelted each other in the street with tomatoes in this year's "Tomatina" as the Spanish event celebrates its 70th birthday.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:20:00 EDT
On Mississippi's shore, what Katrina erased not yet replaced
Between Mississippi's seashore and the railroad tracks a little ways inland, where Hurricane Katrina all but erased a neighborhood 10 years ago, Efrem Garza and a handful of other homeowners are still resettling a...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 05:40:00 EDT
Survey: Recalls make Americans less satisfied with cars
Americans are less happy with their cars and trucks than at any time in more than a decade, and it's largely because they're getting sick of dealing with recalls.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 03:49:00 EDT
Norway accused of unfairly taking away immigrant children
One August day, Airida Pettersen received the news many immigrant mothers have come to dread: School representatives told the Lithuanian that child welfare officials removed her two children from the classroom and placed...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 02:10:00 EDT
In Jerusalem's culture war, secular residents make gains
Crowds of angry ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, wearing long beards, black and white garb and large black hats, protested in the streets of Jerusalem earlier this month against a new cinema opening its doors on the Sabbath.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 01:10:00 EDT
Asian shares seesaw as China rate cut fails to spark rally
Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after China's decision to cut its key interest rate failed to spark a sustained rally on Wall Street, bringing on another white-knuckle day as Chinese, Hong Kong and Japanese markets...

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:59:00 EDT
You can blame the beeping economy for worst US traffic ever
More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside: U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the rearview mirror.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:49:00 EDT
Police: Student with gun who took school hostages in custody
A 14-year-old boy held 29 students and a teacher at gunpoint in a West Virginia high school classroom Tuesday afternoon before he released them after negotiations and surrendered, authorities said. No injuries were reported.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:30:00 EDT
Colombian garbage collector rescues books for children
A second-grade education has not stopped garbage collector Jose Gutierrez from bringing the gift of reading to thousands of Colombian children.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:20:00 EDT
American who helped stop France terror attack returns to US
One of the three Americans who helped stop a terror attack on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris returned home to California on Tuesday.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 23:09:00 EDT
Colorado theater shooter's mother says son is remorseful
The mother of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes gave an impromptu public apology Tuesday, telling a judge during his sentencing hearing that her son feels remorse but his mental illness and medications made it hard for...

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:50:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:40:00 EDT
Trump has Univision anchor removed from news conference
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump engaged in a prolonged confrontation with the anchor of the nation's leading Spanish-language network during a news conference Tuesday, first having the well-known news...

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:40:00 EDT
France train suspect watched jihadi video, prosecutor says
Minutes before he slung an assault rifle across his chest and walked through a high-speed train, the Moroccan suspect in the foiled attack watched a jihadi video on his cellphone, the French prosecutor said in formally...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:22:00 EDT
Day wins in a blowout at Barclays
The toughest challenge Jason Day faced Sunday at The Barclays was convincing his peers that golf really isn't this easy.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:22:00 EDT
F Andrew Wooten gets 1st US call-up for exhibition vs Peru
Forward Andrew Wooten is getting his first call-up to the U.S. national team for the exhibition against Peru, with Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley staying with their Major League Soccer teams.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:03:00 EDT
Texans take preseason win over Saints 27-13
Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:02:00 EDT
Scott Dixon snatches IndyCar championship away from Montoya
Scott Dixon captured a fourth IndyCar championship by winning the season finale Sunday to snatch the title from Juan Pablo Montoya.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:02:00 EDT
Tokyo wins Little League title, beating Lewisberry 18-11
With more than 42,000 fans cheering against them, the Tokyo players found themselves down eight runs in the first inning of the Little League championship game against Lewisberry, Pennsylvania.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:02:00 EDT
Cubs to don 1-piece pajamas at end of West Coast trip
The Cubs are wrapping up a six-game West Coast trip, so it must be time for manager Joe Maddon to break out the pajamas.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:42:00 EDT
Nadal hopes to make new memories vs Coric as US Open begins
Rafael Nadal's memories of his lone match against Borna Coric are a bit fuzzy, which is understandable.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:02:00 EDT
Denver's defense carrying the load while offense struggles
His two Pro Bowl receivers haven't been together on the field with him all offseason. He hasn't found the end zone all month. And he's coming off his first three-sack outing since mid-2013.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:52:00 EDT
Fed Vice Chair Fischer keeps open possibility of Sept. hike
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have kept inflation below the central bank's target level have likely begun to fade.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:42:00 EDT
Nestle: Forced labor has no place in our food supply chain
Nestle says "forced labor has no place in our supply chain" following a U.S. class action lawsuit that alleges the Swiss food company knowingly supported a system of slave labor and human trafficking to make its Fancy...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:32:00 EDT
'Compton' tops box office for 3rd week; 'War Room' surprises
The Christian drama "War Room" made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron's music drama "We Are Your Friends" fell completely flat and the N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" keeps chugging along.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:12:00 EDT
General Mills sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas cuts
General Mills has set an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025 - not just within its own operations but from farm to fork to landfill.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:52:00 EDT
3 reasons markets lost faith in China's economy, at a glance
By The Associated Press For decades, Chinese economic policymakers have drawn praise for keeping their economy growing strongly through turbulence, such as the Asian financial crisis of 1997-1998 and the...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:42:00 EDT
Doubts about China's economic leadership sap confidence
The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China's economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:24:00 EDT
Pentagon funding new high-tech venture
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:23:00 EDT
USDA to approve Simplot's genetically engineered potato
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops around the world.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:12:00 EDT
Scientists, tribe study shrinking Washington state glacier
Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels...

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:52:00 EDT
Buzz Aldrin joins university, forming 'master plan' for Mars
Buzz Aldrin is teaming up with Florida Institute of Technology to develop "a master plan" for colonizing Mars within 25 years.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:52:00 EDT
Leading stem cell scientist cleared of misconduct charges
Sweden's Karolinska Institute says a leading stem cell scientist accused of unethical behavior has been cleared of scientific misconduct though he sometimes acted without due care.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:52:00 EDT
Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West
The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states - regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections, U.S....

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:52:00 EDT
Californians cut water without state imposing fines
For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without the state imposing fines, officials said.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:33:00 EDT
Service pays tribute to slain television reporter, cameraman
Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two television journalists who were shot and killed while working last week.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:52:00 EDT
Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift set for MTV VMAs
By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer The M in MTV will stand for Miley on Sunday night.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:03:00 EDT
Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000
A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 16:32:00 EDT
Nelson Shanks, painter of presidents and royalty, dies at 77
Nelson Shanks, a painter renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to a pope to royalty, has died. He was 77.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:32:00 EDT
Hundreds of Russians protest destruction of demon sculpture
About 500 people have held a protest in Russia's second-largest city over the destruction of a century-old bas-relief of the demon Mephistopheles.

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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 07:22:00 EDT
TV academy, actors union toast diversity at pre-Emmy party
With hit shows like "Empire," ''black-ish" and "How to Get Away With Murder," diversity is the new normal in TV.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:12:00 EDT
Lottery winners don't get largesse, but get left out
Big-time Illinois Lottery winners aren't getting the largesse. They're getting left out.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:12:00 EDT
WWI cannon swiped from outside Veterans of Foreign Wars post
A World War I cannon was stolen from outside a Veterans of Foreign Wars building in Michigan, and an official is concerned it could be sold for scrap metal.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:12:00 EDT
Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia
Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around the city to promote fuel conservation and positive body image.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:32:00 EDT
Benedictine monk relaxing atop wind turbine spotted by drone
A Benedictine monk who works at a private Rhode Island school has discovered that finding solitude is no easy feat, even 175 feet in the air.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:32:00 EDT
Girls named Destiny questioned in cliffside vandalism case
Sheriff's deputies have interviewed more than a dozen girls named "Destiny" trying to crack a vandalism case where someone spray-painted a prom invitation on a southwest Idaho cliffside.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:12:00 EDT
Police confront North Dakota students armed with telescope
Two North Dakota State University students got a scare when armed police officers mistook their telescope for a rifle.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:12:00 EDT
Golf club owner agrees to pay $100,000 over manure incident
The owner of a Southern California golf club, who raised a stink by spreading chicken manure on the course, has agreed to pay $100,000 to air pollution regulators.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:12:00 EDT
'Fire hazard' home burns as couple signs deed to buy it
A western Pennsylvania couple who bought a neighboring vacant house because they feared it was a fire hazard was right: It caught fire while they were at the county courthouse signing the deed.

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:12:00 EDT
Turkey probes restoration of tower likened to 'SpongeBob'
Turkish authorities have launched an investigation into restoration work carried out on a historic tower near Istanbul after social media users derided the construction, likening it to the cartoon character SpongeBob...

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