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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:32:00 EDT
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control
China's ruling Communist Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:31:00 EDT
UN, US failed to prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in South Sudan
Despite warnings from officials and pleas from residents, UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan, especially in the Yei region.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:31:00 EDT
US-backed Syrian forces clear Raqqa after driving out IS
Spokesman: US-backed forces removing land mines, clearing roads in Raqqa, a day after taking it from IS.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:31:00 EDT
Bootleg Libyan oil, shady havens: Slain reporter's beats
On tiny Malta, slain reporter had no shortage of international intrigue to probe.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:14:00 EDT
GOP, Dem senators push health deal as Trump keeps distance
A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is on shaky ground.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:13:00 EDT
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession scheme
A convicted sex offender who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of the way he strangled his multiple victims is set for execution Wednesday.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:13:00 EDT
Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier's grieving family
Trump and the new politics of honoring families of the fallen.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:13:00 EDT
Study: Lower-income kids give more time to TV, digital media
A survey finds that children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV or using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:13:00 EDT
Suspect in Maryland office park shooting is apprehended
A sheriff's office in northeastern Maryland says it is on the scene of a shooting at an office park.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:13:00 EDT
Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area
The many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in wildfires burning in Northern California will not only have to find or build a new place to live. They'll have to do it in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:13:00 EDT
Cubs avoid sweep, top Dodgers 3-2 to cut NLCS deficit to 3-1
Javier Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs, Wade Davis hung on for a six-out save and the Chicago Cubs avoided a sweep, holding off the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:12:00 EDT
Gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor
Gold medal-winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she was molested by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar from the time she was 13 to her retirement from the sport last year.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:12:00 EDT
Goodell: NFL not changing its national anthem policy
The NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand during the national anthem.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:12:00 EDT
Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS
Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:12:00 EDT
Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call
More than a half-dozen people whose relatives died in military service since Donald Trump became president say they never got a call from him.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:12:00 EDT
Country stars honor shooting victims at CMT Artists show
Country singer Jason Aldean and other stars honored victims of a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas instead of handing out awards at the CMT Artists of the Year show.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:11:00 EDT
Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his way
Emory University officials say letters from a young Barack Obama to a girlfriend show a young man trying to figure out his place in the world.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:50:00 EDT
Obama returns to campaign trail for Dems in governor's races
Former President Barack Obama is returning to the campaign trail to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia as they gear up for next month's elections.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:48:00 EDT
Sessions defends Comey firing, dodges questions on Trump
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee for questioning about his oversight of the Justice Department. Wednesday's hearing is Sessions' first appearance before the committee since his January confirmation.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:48:00 EDT
Trump says Comey knew he was going to exonerate Clinton
President Donald Trump is again tweeting about the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:25:00 EDT
Site of Amazon's HQ2 has much to learn from Seattle
Memo to the many places vying for Amazon's second headquarters: It ain't all food trucks and free bananas.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:25:00 EDT
Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweets
Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment on its platform, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:25:00 EDT
Correction: Self-Driving Cars Report story
A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:23:00 EDT
Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions of Americans
Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump's sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:22:00 EDT
Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, has died
Gord Downie, the revered lead singer and songwriter of iconic Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, has died.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:13:00 EDT
Russian TV star Sobchak declares her presidential bid
Famous Russian TV host Ksenia Sobchak has declared herself a candidate for Russia's presidential race.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:54:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Among 10 Things to Know: Trump defending himself against new controversy; Dow closes above 23,000 for first time; Obama returning to campaign trail.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:13:00 EDT
Are insurers 'enriched' by Obama health law, as Trump says?
Are insurers 'enriched' by Obama health law, as Trump says?.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:13:00 EDT
Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS
Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:02:00 EDT
The Latest: Governors urge Congress to back health subsidies
Sen. Lamar Alexander says President Donald Trump called him Wednesday "to be encouraging" of bipartisan efforts to come up with a plan to stabilize health insurance premiums after Trump stopped them.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:02:00 EDT
Uncertainty reigns ahead of new health care sign-up period
Uncertainty and confusion are mounting as millions of Americans prepare to select health insurance policies when the new open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act begins on Nov. 1.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:02:00 EDT
Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy
A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:56:00 EDT
Man convicted in plot to behead blogger over cartoon contest
Jurors are set to resume deliberations in the case of a man accused of plotting to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller on behalf of the Islamic State group.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:12:00 EDT
Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS
Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:02:00 EDT
The Latest: Trump denies disrespecting grieving family
President Donald Trump is continuing to reject a Florida congresswoman's account that he told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for.".

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:03:00 EDT
Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS
Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:21:00 EDT
Discovery Channel revives 'American Chopper' after 5 years
"American Chopper" will return to the Discovery Channel next year, five years after its first run on the network ended.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:12:00 EDT
Democrats slam GOP budget on taxes, health care cuts
Senate Democrats are targeting Republicans on taxes and health care cuts, seeking to inflict political pain as the Senate moves ahead on a $4 trillion budget blueprint that's a crucial step in the GOP's drive to rewrite the tax code.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:00 EDT
Some flowers create blue halo to say hello to foraging bees
Scientists say some flowers produce a blue halo, apparently to catch the attention of foraging bees.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:00 EDT
Obama to campaign in NJ, Virginia governor races
Former President Barack Obama returning to political life as he campaigns in New Jersey and Virginia for Democratic gubernatorial candidates.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:01:00 EDT
The Latest: Sessions won't say if he'll jail journalists
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending the Trump administration's travel ban as an important tool in fighting terrorism.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:35:00 EDT
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold
In a coordinated look at one of the universe's most violent acts, astronomers hit the gold mine of science and even figure out the cosmic origins of gold.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:35:00 EDT
In Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statue
Egyptian archaeologists uncover part of 4,000-year-old wooden statue likely depicting female regent from that era.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:35:00 EDT
What cosmic crash confirmed: Einstein was as good as gold
The best ever view of two neutron stars crashing confirmed several theories that had not yet been proven.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:25:00 EDT
Poll: Big partisan gap in views on gender equality in the US
A new Pew Research Center survey shows Republicans and Democrats have sharply different views on the state of gender equality in the United States.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:23:00 EDT
Mike Pence's brother launches run for Indiana US House seat
Greg Pence, one of Vice President's Mike Pence's older brothers, files document indicating run for Congress in Indiana.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:14:00 EDT
Judge: Newest travel ban 'same maladies' as previous version
A U.S. judge has blocked the third version of a travel ban issued by President Donald Trump this year.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:32:00 EDT
Former hostage says his American wife was rushed to hospital
Former hostage Joshua Boyle says his wife had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:31:00 EDT
IRS still enforcing Obama-era insurance mandate
Contrary to widespread perceptions, IRS still enforcing Obama-era insurance requirement.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:34:00 EDT
Puerto Rico governor and Trump to meet at White House
Trump and Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosello to discuss hurricane recovery, rebuilding on the island.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:15:00 EDT
Trump: Lawmaker 'fabricated' account of his talk with widow
A Florida congresswoman says President Donald Trump told the widow of a slain soldier that he 'knew what he signed up for'.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:14:00 EDT
Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2
Aaron Judge ignited a rousing rally with a home run, then doubled during a four-run eighth inning to spur the unflappable New York Yankees over the Houston Astros 6-4 and tie their AL Championship Series 2-2.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:14:00 EDT
Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs
Almost There: Dodgers beat Cubs 6-1 for 3-0 NLCS lead, just 1 win from first World Series since 1988.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:11:00 EDT
Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against 'grim' challenges
Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its national congress on Wednesday.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:54:00 EDT
Trump: US faces 'once in a lifetime opportunity' on taxes
President Donald Trump says the nation faces a "once in a lifetime opportunity" to overhaul the tax system during a White House meeting with a group of senators.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:33:00 EDT
As congressional investigations wear on, some eye a finish
As congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when _ and how _ the probes will end.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:13:00 EDT
Portuguese minister resigns over 106 wildfire deaths
The Portuguese government minister in charge of emergency services has resigned after 106 people were killed in wildfires this year.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:36:00 EDT
Book's challenge: Can you do squats like Justice Ginsburg?
Personal trainer Bryant Johnson has been working out 84-year-old Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for years. In a book out Wednesday, he details her workout regimen.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:24:00 EDT
Judge halts newest Trump travel ban, saying it has same woes
A judge in Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:34:00 EDT
Pink diamond that was a French crown jewel to be auctioned
Christie's says it will put under the hammer a legendary 19-carat pink diamond that once belonged to French rulers including King Louis XIV and Emperor Napoleon for the first time in 130 years.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:21:00 EDT
UN judges to deliver verdicts next month in Mladic trial
A U.N. war crimes tribunal will deliver its verdicts next month in the long-running trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:02:00 EDT
Weinstein's film academy ouster raises concerns about others
Film academy will not be 'inquisitorial court,' president says in memo to members.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:56:00 EDT
NFL players, owners hold talks on social issues
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was confronted by two protesters before the NFL's annual fall meetings. He listened, said nothing, and the protesters were peacefully led away.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:55:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: US congresswoman: Trump says fallen soldier 'knew what he signed up for'; Al-Qaida in Syria set to gain as Islamic State group disintegrates; Judge in Hawaii blocks revised Trump travel ban.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:54:00 EDT
Trump warns 'I fight back' after McCain hits foreign policy
President Donald Trump is issuing a warning shot after Arizona Sen. John McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America's foreign policy during a Monday night speech in Philadelphia.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:24:00 EDT
Spanish premier urges Catalan secession leaders to back down
Some 50 Spanish and Catalan party lawmakers have held up posters in parliament demanding the release of two pro-Catalonia independence movement leaders, describing them as political prisoners.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:48:00 EDT
Showrunner alleges sexual harassment by Bob Weinstein
Spike network is investigating reports of sexual harassment by the brother of disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein against the female showrunner of a series produced by The Weinstein Co. and aired on Spike.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:33:00 EDT
CIA watchdog nominee scolded for lack of preparation
President Donald Trump's nominee to be the CIA's independent watchdog is telling Congress that he's never read the Senate's so-called torture report.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:22:00 EDT
DA who dropped Weinstein case rethinking campaign donations
The Manhattan district attorney who declined to charge Harvey Weinstein in a 2015 sexual abuse case says he has stopped taking campaign donations pending a review by an outside ethics group.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:21:00 EDT
Politics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families
Trump stirs a nest by claiming predecessors did not sufficiently honor military dead, draws heated responses.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:22:00 EDT
Amnesty: Myanmar army killed at least hundreds of Rohingya
Thousands more Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar and crossed into Bangladesh where more than half a million others are already living in camps to escape large-scale violence.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:22:00 EDT
Catalans protest sedition case, court declares vote illegal
Spain's northeastern Catalonia is bracing itself for a fresh round of protests after two leaders of the region's powerful pro-independence movement were jailed in a sedition probe.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:04:00 EDT
A short-term health deal by senators _ but Trump a question
Two leading senators say they have the "basic outlines" of a bipartisan deal to resume payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:53:00 EDT
Senate moves ahead on GOP budget that's key to taxes
The Senate has moved forward on a GOP budget plan that's a critical step in the party's drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:52:00 EDT
Californians head back home to altered lives, communities
A week after fleeing in fear of wildfire, tens of thousands of Californians are drifting back into their neighborhoods, facing damage both physical and emotional.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:14:00 EDT
Bannon boosts Flake challenger, snubs Trump plea to back off
The political action committee affiliated with former presidential strategist Steve Bannon is endorsing state Sen. Kelli Ward over Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:11:00 EDT
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areas
Iraq's Kurdish fighters have lost more territory in Iraq, a day after Iraqi forces pushed them out of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:11:00 EDT
Former hostage says his American wife was rushed to hospital
Former hostage Joshua Boyle says his wife Caitlan had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:01:00 EDT
US-backed forces celebrate fall of IS 'capital,' Raqqa
US -backed forces battling IS in Syria take hospital in Raqqa, leaving militants cornered in and around the city stadium.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:32:00 EDT
In Somalia, hope fades in desperate search for missing
US military plane lands in Somalia with aid after country's deadliest attack; 302 killed.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:02:00 EDT
Witherspoon reveals Hollywood assault; Lawrence talks abuse
Jennifer Lawrence says she was asked early on in her career to lose 15 pounds in two weeks for a role and was forced to pose nude alongside thinner women for photos that she says a female producer told her would serve as inspiration for her diet.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:35:00 EDT
Court agrees to take on US-Microsoft dispute over emails
The Supreme Court is intervening in a digital age privacy dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails stored abroad.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:33:00 EDT
After IS collapse in Raqqa, US faces other extremism threats
The U.S. military says the Syrian city of Raqqa is about 90 percent cleared of Islamic State fighters.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:16:00 EDT
NTSB: Balloon crash pilot was as impaired as a drunk driver
Federal investigators say the pilot in a Texas hot air balloon crash that killed 16 people took off with opioids and sedatives in his system that likely contributed to ignored weather warnings and flying into a power line.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:14:00 EDT
Files reveal details of US support for Indonesian massacre
Declassified files have revealed new details of U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians during anti-communist hysteria in the mid-1960s.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:13:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Among 10 Things to Know for Wednesday:.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:02:00 EDT
The Latest: Senators announce plan for insurance markets
A leading Republican senator says he and a top Democrat have reached an agreement on a plan to extend federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:06:00 EDT
Appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder case
A Missouri appeals court has thrown out a $72 million verdict awarded to a woman who claimed baby powder and other Johnson & Johnson products contributed to her ovarian cancer.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:12:00 EDT
UK intelligence chief says terror threat is worst of career
Britain's domestic intelligence chief says the country is facing the worst terrorist threat he's seen his 34-year career.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:22:00 EDT
Passenger says Delta crew stopped her from singing anthem
Passenger says Delta crew stopped her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing anthem aboard flight.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:04:00 EDT
Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from consideration
President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:01:00 EDT
George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins Booker prize
American author George Saunders is bookmakers' favorite to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with his novel of the afterlife, "Lincoln in the Bardo.".

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:51:00 EDT
Bergdahl: Trump has reaffirmed criticism, tainting case
Bowe Bergdahl says President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his criticism of the soldier _ preventing him from receiving a fair sentence on charges he endangered comrades in Afghanistan.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:13:00 EDT
The Latest: UN says Raqqa liberation from IS is game changer
The Latest: Spokesman for US-backed Syrian force says city of Raqqa has been liberated from Islamic State militants.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:12:00 EDT
Israel says no talks if Hamas in Palestinian government
Israel has announced it will not negotiate with a Palestinian government consisting of the militant group that rules Gaza, further complicating a reconciliation process between the rival Palestinian groups.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:52:00 EDT
Foreign experts to help Malta investigate reporter's killing
Malta has appealed to the FBI and European forensic experts to help in the investigation of the car bomb killing of its leading investigative journalist.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:22:00 EDT
Deadly fires ease, anger grows over Iberia's 45 fire deaths
Lower temperatures and rainfall in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula is aiding emergency teams in Portugal and Spain fighting fires that killed nearly 40 people over the weekend.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:54:00 EDT
Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievance
It still isn't enough for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback to win the grievance he filed against the NFL on Sunday.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:01:00 EDT
The Latest: 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins Man Booker Prize
American author George Saunders has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with "Lincoln in the Bardo," a polyphonic symphony of a novel about restless souls adrift in the afterlife.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:52:00 EDT
Cochran's illness shows risks to GOP leaders of aging Senate
Top Republicans already coping with a razor-thin majority also have an aging Senate.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:33:00 EDT
The Latest: Iraqi PM calls for dialogue after Kirkuk
The Latest: Thousands of civilians stream back to Kirkuk, day after fleeing as Iraqi troops pushed Kurdish forces out.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:47:00 EDT
325-pound woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her
Authorities say a 325-pound Florida woman has been charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:22:00 EDT
Taliban launch wave of attacks in Afghanistan, kill 74
Taliban wave of attacks across Afghanistan targets police compounds, government facilities, killing at least 34 people.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:06:00 EDT
Look who's talking: It's President Donald Trump - again
President Trump's last-minute Rose Garden scrum is an example of his preference for talking to reporters on the fly.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:52:00 EDT
Trump returns favor by campaigning for an early supporter
President Donald Trump is in South Carolina Monday, hoping his stumping for Gov. Henry McMaster's re-election fares better than it did in Alabama, where Trump's chosen candidate lost the GOP primary.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:22:00 EDT
Philippine military pushes to defeat last Marawi fighters
Gunfire rang out and explosions thudded as Philippine soldiers fought to gain control of the last pocket of Marawi controlled by Islamic militants as Duterte declared the city liberated.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:21:00 EDT
Ophelia batters UK after pummeling Ireland, leaves 3 dead
Storm Ophelia is battering Scotland and Northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:46:00 EDT
Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros 8-1, trail ALCS 2-1
Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and a made pair of sparkling catches, leading CC Sabathia and the Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1 and cutting New York's deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven AL Championship Series.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:23:00 EDT
NYC 'remains a target,' FBI says after bombing conviction
A jury that says it's close to a verdict will resume deliberating the fate of a man charged with setting off a bomb in Manhattan last year that injured 30 people.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:55:00 EDT
911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'
Emergency calls from sweltering Florida nursing home show staff increasingly agitated after Hurricane Irma knocked out air conditioning _ a disaster that ultimately claimed 14 elderly lives.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:55:00 EDT
Trump, McConnell make a show of unity, despite tensions
President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appear together to laud their relationship and claim they are unified in support of a joint GOP agenda.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:50:00 EDT
China's Xi looks to extend power at Communist Party congress
Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its national congress on Wednesday.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:26:00 EDT
Bomb kills journalist who exposed Malta's ties to tax havens
Malta's prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:21:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: In Syria's Raqqa, IS makes last stand at city's stadium; With hashtag 'Me Too,' Alyssa Milano elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation; US tech giants may find their future shaped by Europe.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:43:00 EDT
Weinstein Co., overwhelmed by backlash, may be up for sale
The Weinstein Co., mired in a sex scandal, may be putting itself up for sale.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:12:00 EDT
Austria's Sebastian Kurz preaches change, faces challenges
Young, dynamic and preaching renewal, Austria's next likely leader is already inviting comparisons with French President Emanuel Macron. But while Macron is making good on promises of change, politics could remain business as usual under Sebastian Kurz.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:31:00 EDT
White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts
Trump's chief economist says plan to cut corporate tax rates will cause average household incomes to jump $4,000 a year.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:12:00 EDT
Court jails 2 Catalan independence leaders in sedition probe
Catalonia's leader hasn't clarified whether he declared independence from Spain in a letter to the central government and has renewed a call for dialogue.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:51:00 EDT
Iraqi forces push into disputed Kirkuk as Kurds withdraw
Iraqi Kurdish officials say federal forces and state-backed militias have launched a "major, multi-pronged" attack aimed at retaking the disputed northern city of Kirkuk.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:41:00 EDT
Trump, McConnell: No matter what people say, we're friends
There will be a chill in the air when Trump and McConnell sit down for lunch.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:41:00 EDT
Somalia truck bombing toll over 300, scores remain missing
Funerals begin as Somalia bombing toll reaches 276; critically injured are airlifted to Turkey.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:41:00 EDT
McCain condemns 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' in speech
US Sen. John McCain is this year's recipient of the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:32:00 EDT
The Latest: Iraqi forces seize oil fields in Kirkuk
An Iraqi Kurdish commander says federal forces have seized an oil and gas company and other industrial areas south of Kirkuk in fighting with Kurdish forces that caused "lots of casualties.".

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:23:00 EDT
Trump says predecessors didn't honor fallen; response heated
Trump stirs a nest by claiming predecessors did not sufficiently honor military dead.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:12:00 EDT
North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'
North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.".

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:01:00 EDT
Houses spared by massive fires bring joy and sense of loss
With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:21:00 EDT
Venezuela opposition looks for answers after election loss
Venezuela's National Electoral Council proclaimed candidates with the socialist movement founded by the late President Hugo Chavez won a vast majority of the 23 governorships up for grabs in Sunday's regional election.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:13:00 EDT
Goodell, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem
Goodell, team owners, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem on Tuesday.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:02:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Among 10 Things to Know for Tuesday: Why Trump may withdraw support of drug czar; What astronomers are calling 'The most spectacular fireworks in the universe.'.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:01:00 EDT
Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting
The Las Vegas tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:11:00 EDT
Driver of deadly immigrant smuggling run pleads guilty
The driver of a semitrailer packed with almost at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, has pleaded guilty to making the deadly smuggling run.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:12:00 EDT
Trump: Cuba 'is responsible' for attacks on US personnel
President Donald Trump says he believes Cuba "is responsible" for attacks on American government personnel in Havana.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:41:00 EDT
The Latest: White House condemns Somalia bombing
President Donald Trump is assailing Democrats as he continues to lobby for his tax overhaul plan.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:41:00 EDT
Army Sgt. Bergdahl pleads guilty to deserting his post
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:24:00 EDT
Correction: Las Vegas Shooting story
Nearly two weeks after one of the most horrific crimes in U.S. history, authorities have yet to sort out the basic facts surrounding the case of a high-stakes video poker player who murdered 58 people from his high-rise hotel room in Las Vegas.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:24:00 EDT
The Latest: Judge accepts Bergdahl's guilty pleas
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:32:00 EDT
Portugal wildfires kill at least 35; 4 dead in Spain
Authorities in Spain and Portugal say that nine people died over the weekend in hundreds of wildfires fanned by strong winds caused by a hurricane.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:11:00 EDT
Trump's blow to 'Obamacare' jolts health consumers, politics
President Donald Trump plans to halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law he has been trying to unravel for months.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:43:00 EDT
Russian cargo ship launched to International Space Station
An unmanned Russian cargo ship has been launched to take supplies to the six astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:12:00 EDT
Dodgers' dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs
Los Angeles' relievers have retired 24 of 25 without allowing a hit in the NL Championship Series against the Cubs.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:34:00 EDT
Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:53:00 EDT
Ex hostage tells AP why he had kids in captivity
Former hostage Joshua Boyle says he and his wife decided to have kids in captivity because they always planned to have a big family and decided "hey, let's make the best of this and at least go home with a larger start on our dream family.".

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:34:00 EDT
Tillerson: US prefers diplomacy with NKorea, but has options
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving the North Korean crisis "will continue until the first bomb drops.''.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:42:00 EDT
Turner homers in 9th, Dodgers top Cubs 4-1 for 2-0 NLCS lead
Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers took a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:40:00 EDT
The Latest: Infant dies in Portugal fires; toll rises to 32
Spain's prime minister says he's traveling to the northwestern region of Galicia where raging wildfires have killed at least three people and prompted the evacuation of thousands.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:11:00 EDT
EU backs Iran deal, urges US Congress to protect it
European Union foreign ministers are urging US Congress to safeguard the Iran nuclear agreement after Trump withdraws support for deal.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:02:00 EDT
Yellen sounds upbeat on economy, signaling likely rate hike
Yellen sounds upbeat note on economy and inflation, paving way for expected December rate hike.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:59:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Iraqi forces enter disputed territory occupied by Kurds; Death toll in Somali truck bombing rises above 300; Firefighters turn corner in battle against California wildfires.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:58:00 EDT
Improving world economy still needs help from low rates
The world economy is the healthiest it's been in years but could still use a little help from low-interest rates and higher government spending from countries that can afford it. That from the International Monetary Fund.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:41:00 EDT
The Latest: Actress asks if others have been harassed
French President Emmanuel Macron says that he wants to revoke Harvey Weinstein's Legion of Honor award over the multiple accusations of sexual assault and harassment against the Hollywood titan.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:50:00 EDT
French president moves to revoke Weinstein's Legion of Honor
British police are investigating three new allegations of sexual assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:51:00 EDT
Philippines: Last leaders of IS-tied siege killed in Marawi
Philippine security officials say the two final surviving leaders of a deadly siege in the south, including a top Asian terror suspect, have been killed in fierce fighting.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:41:00 EDT
Son believes his father was deep asleep when fires came
From a woman trying to save her dogs to a couple married 75 years, the California wildfires have claimed at least 40 lives.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:41:00 EDT
Hopes and plans destroyed overnight by deadly wildfires
Tens of thousands of California residents have seen hopes and plans grossly interrupted by deadly wildfires.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:38:00 EDT
Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein
Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been revoked by its 54-member board.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:42:00 EDT
Oil rig explodes in Louisiana lake, injuries reported
A Louisiana police department says an oil rig has exploded in Lake Pontchartrain in St. Charles Parish.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 04:50:00 EDT
Tillerson 'not playing' when pressed on 'moron' remark
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is insisting that persistent tensions with President Donald Trump are not hindering his mission as the nation's top diplomat, all while sidestepping the question of whether he truly called the president a "moron.".

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 04:50:00 EDT
276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia's history
Death toll from blast in Somalia's capital rises to 53, security and medical sources say.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:52:00 EDT
Trump leaves Republicans with heavy lift on Iran deal
Republicans who've demanded a bigger say in how the Iran nuclear agreement works are getting just what they want after President Trump directed lawmakers to make the accord more stringent.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:50:00 EDT
Tesla fires hundreds of workers as part of annual reviews
Tesla Motors has fired hundreds of workers after completing its annual performance reviews, even though the automaker is trying to ramp up production to fill orders for its new Model 3 sedan.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:38:00 EDT
Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy
A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision to halt federal payments to insurers.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:29:00 EDT
Election produces likely right turn, young leader in Austria
Polling places are opening in Austria, where voters will decide whether the country moves right after decades of centrist policies and could pave the way for Europe's youngest government leader.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:11:00 EDT
AP Top 25: Penn State up to 2 behind unanimous No. 1 Alabama
Penn State is No. 2 in The Associated Press College football poll behind now unanimous No. 1 Alabama after a wild weekend of upsets gave the Top 25 a major makeover.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:09:00 EDT
California firefighters say they finally 'turned a corner'
Even as an unprecedented toll of death and destruction from wildfires kept mounting, California communities were getting glimpses of heroism and humanity Firefighters made major gains against most of the blazes on Friday.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:51:00 EDT
Manning, Pierre-Paul and rest of Giants stun Broncos 23-10
Eli Manning ignored the loss of four wide receivers, and the New York Giants pulled off a 23-10 stunner over the Denver Broncos.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:18:00 EDT
Venezuela officials: Ruling party wins most governorships
Venezuelans head to the polls Sunday in regional elections that could tilt a majority of the states' 23 governorships back into opposition control for the first time in nearly two decades of socialist party rule.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:48:00 EDT
The Latest: Venezuela ruling party wins most governor races
Venezuela's National Electoral Council says candidates for the ruling socialist party have won a majority of the 23 governors' offices up for grabs in Sunday's regional elections.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:40:00 EDT
Volcanoes on 'Ring of Fire' remind Asia of its seismic peril
The horseshoe-shaped string of active volcanos bounding the Pacific Ocean has lived up to its "Ring of Fire" name in the past month, sparking mass evacuations in Indonesia and Vanuatu and now setting parts of southwestern Japan on edge.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:39:00 EDT
'I'm intact,' Tillerson says, brushing off drama with Trump
The strained relationship between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is coming under renewed focus as the nation's top diplomat insists Trump hasn't undermined him even as he again refuses to deny calling the president "a moron.".

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:39:00 EDT
Iraqi forces enter territory disputed with Kurds
Kurdish media says the three official border crossings between Iraq's Kurdish region and Iran have been closed.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:08:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Monday
Among 10 Things to Know: Crews finally getting upper hand against California wildfires; Trump to meet with Senate leader McConnell at White House; Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers breaks collarbone.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT
With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10
Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay.

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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:30:00 EDT
Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision
President Donald Trump took a major step this week toward fulfilling a campaign promise to gut the Affordable Care Act, but states he won are likely to be affected the most.

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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 22:57:00 EDT
Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 96
Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, has died.

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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 22:39:00 EDT
The Latest: QB Siemian returns for second half
The Latest from the NFL: Several 49ers take a knee again; 3 Dolphins stay off the field for the anthem.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:13:00 EDT
Hayward from hospital: It's hurting me that I can't be there
Celtics coach Brad Stevens: Full recovery, but no timetable for Gordon Hayward's return.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:12:00 EDT
Louisville trustees fire athletic director Tom Jurich
Louisville trustees have fired athletic director Tom Jurich, the school's second major official let go this week in the wake of its involvement in a national federal investigation of college basketball.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:12:00 EDT
Jerry Sandusky denied new trial on child sex abuse charges
A Pennsylvania judge is set to announce whether former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will get a second shot at persuading a jury he's innocent of child molestation charges.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:12:00 EDT
Brady thinks Patriots' offense has room to grow
Despite solid numbers, Brady thinks Patriots offense has room for improvement.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:02:00 EDT
Joe Theismann on Gordon Hayward's injury: 'It sickens me'
Former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann says he was sickened by seeing the video of Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward breaking his left ankle.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:01:00 EDT
LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS
LEADING OFF: Cubs face Dodgers' Kershaw trailing 3-1 in NLCS.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:49:00 EDT
Tip or not, Cubs manager Maddon ejected for 2nd time in NLCS
Cubs manager Joe Maddon has been ejected for the second time in the NL Championship Series.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:32:00 EDT
5 things to know about China's twice-a-decade party congress
Much of it will be held behind closed doors, but journalists and academics _ and more than a billion Chinese citizens _ will be closely watching for hints signaling change at this week's twice-every-decade congress of China's ruling Communist Party.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:13:00 EDT
States ask US court to keep up health subsidies cut by Trump
Nineteen top state government lawyers are asking a U.S. judge in California to force the Trump administration to make health care subsidy payments that the president abruptly cut off last week.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:25:00 EDT
House, Senate intel committees receive briefing from Google
Tech giant Google has briefed the House and Senate intelligence committees ahead of two Nov. 1 hearings that will examine Russian efforts to influence U.S. elections through social media.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:25:00 EDT
Nielsen says it will report on who's watching streamed shows
The Nielsen company says it will now report how many people are watching shows on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:25:00 EDT
China's Xi calls for more technology development
President Xi Jinping has called for China's ruling Communist Party to step up technology development, an area in which Beijing faces complaints that it encourages theft of foreign know-how and blocks access to emerging industries.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:25:00 EDT
Ohio seeks technology ideas to solve national opioid crisis
Ohio has launched an $8 million effort to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:22:00 EDT
Asian markets mixed as data shows China growth slowed
U.S. stock indexes are mostly higher in early trading, extending the market's modest gains from a day earlier.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:14:00 EDT
Jury convicts ex-Oklahoma police officer in 4th murder trial
A white former Oklahoma police officer on trial for the fourth time in the 2014 killing of his daughter's black boyfriend has told jurors he had no choice but to shoot the young man.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:13:00 EDT
Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre
The hotel security guard who is a witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history says he was shot while walking down a hotel hallway outside where Stephen Paddock was holed up in a suite.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:13:00 EDT
Q-and-A: A look at most recent travel ban rulings
So far, the third time isn't the charm for President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:22:00 EDT
Court refuses to revive defamation suit against Bill Cosby
An appeals court has rejected an attempt to revive a Massachusetts defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who says he raped her in a Detroit hotel decades ago.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:22:00 EDT
Harvard rescinds 2014 medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein
Harvard University is rescinding a 2014 medal it awarded to Harvey Weinstein for his contributions to African American culture.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:22:00 EDT
Christy Turlington Burns: model harassment widely tolerated
Christy Turlington Burns: Sexual harassment, mistreatment of models widely tolerated.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:22:00 EDT
Tatum won't develop sexual abuse drama with Weinstein Co.
Channing Tatum is no longer developing a film with The Weinstein Co. about a boy dealing with the aftermath of sexual abuse.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:12:00 EDT
Judge: Michael Douglas' son can go to Los Angeles to act
The judge who sentenced Michael Douglas' son to nearly a decade in prison says he can go to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:22:00 EDT
Melania Trump to donate inaugural ball gown to Smithsonian
Melania Trump is donating her ivory silk off-the-shoulder inaugural ball gown to the First Ladies' Collection at the Smithsonian Institution at a ceremony on Friday.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:35:00 EDT
Baltimore workers remove "fatberg" of grease from sewer pipe
A 'fatberg' that may have taken beyond half a century to grow along a sewer pipe below Baltimore has been removed.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:00 EDT
Sheriff's cadet uses dad's patrol car to pull over his ex
Officials say the 22-year-old son of a Florida sheriff's lieutenant took his father's unmarked car and used it to pull over his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:00 EDT
Police round up unusual suspect: young bull on soccer field
New York City police have been pursuing an unusual suspect _ a cow on a Brooklyn soccer field.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:00 EDT
Sweet Surrender: Detroit-area man arrested with doughnuts
A 21-year-old man wanted for probation violations surrendered at a suburban Detroit police station _ with a dozen doughnuts for officers.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:00 EDT
Newlyweds' pot-bellied pig gets second reprieve from borough
A Pennsylvania borough has granted a second reprieve to a newly married couple fighting for the right to keep their pet pot-bellied pig.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:00 EDT
Newspaper lands easy scoop: Corvette crashes into its office
Newspaper scores easy scoop as Corvette driver jumps curb, crashes into newsroom.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:00 EDT
Curiosity does in bear cubs after escape from wildlife park
Two bear cubs that escaped from a South Dakota wildlife park didn't get far, due in part to their curiosity.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:34:00 EDT
Attorney: Convicted tax schemer is too fat for prison
The attorney for a 72-year-old Florida man who was convicted in a tax scheme is using obesity to try to keep his client out of prison.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:16:00 EDT
Man vows he's penniless in court; deputies find $4K on him
An Ohio defendant who vowed he was penniless and couldn't pay a fine now faces a big one after deputies escorting him from court found he had over $4,000 in his clothes.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:52:00 EDT
Oops! Actor Bill Pullman accepts, then breaks film award
Bill Pullman accepts, then breaks film award presented at Woodstock Film Festival.

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