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Weinstein Co., mired in sex scandal, may be up for sale

AP Top Headlines - 13 hours 30 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Weinstein Co., mired in a sex scandal, may be putting itself up for sale....
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Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

AP Top Headlines - 13 hours 30 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created....
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Trump voters confront climate change in wake of hurricane

AP Top Headlines - 14 hours 30 min ago
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax plan is far from the biggest ever

AP Top Headlines - 14 hours 30 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump presented a distorted picture of his tax plan this past week and claimed he was trying to keep the Obama health law's insurance markets afloat even as he took steps that could well sink them....
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EU backs Iran deal, urges US Congress to protect it

AP Top Headlines - 15 hours 31 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union foreign ministers on Monday backed the Iran nuclear agreement, saying the accord is working and is a key part of non-proliferation efforts despite U.S. President Donald Trump withdrawing his support for it....
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Portugal wildfires kill 27; 3 dead across border in Spain

AP Top Headlines - 16 hours 31 min ago
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Wildfires in Portugal killed at least 27 people, injured dozens more and left an unconfirmed number of missing in the country's second such tragedy in four months, officials said Monday. In neighboring Spain, at least three deaths were reported....
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White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts

AP Top Headlines - 18 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- By slashing corporate tax rates, the Trump administration said Monday, the average U.S. household will get an estimated $4,000 more a year....
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California fires turn shelters into extended homes

AP Top Headlines - 20 hours 38 min ago
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) -- Barking dogs, loud snorers and a woman who appears to have dementia crying out every night. Trying to sleep on a cot in a shelter for fire evacuees is not easy....
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Dodgers' dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs

AP Top Headlines - 20 hours 38 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Just a year ago, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was attempting to get through the late innings of tight playoff games with long appearances by closer Kenley Jansen, a hodgepodge of veteran relievers and one desperate bailout from ace Clayton Kershaw....
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Oil rig explodes in Louisiana lake, injuries reported

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:24pm
KENNER, La. (AP) -- An oil rig exploded Sunday night in Lake Pontchartrain in St. Charles Parish, a Louisiana police department said....
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In Harvey-hit county, some in GOP newly confront the climate

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:22pm
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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Oil rig explodes in Louisiana lake, injuries reported

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:22pm
KENNER, La. (AP) -- An oil rig exploded Sunday night in Lake Pontchartrain in St. Charles Parish, a Louisiana police department said....
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Venezuela officials: Ruling party wins most governorships

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 9:21pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela's National Electoral Council said candidates for the socialist movement founded by the late President Hugo Chavez won nearly all of the 23 governorships up for grabs in Sunday's regional elections. Opposition leaders disputed the accuracy of the vote count....
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Turner's 3-run homer in 9th gives Dodgers 4-1 win over Cubs

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 9:21pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series....
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Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 9:21pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem....
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The Latest: Venezuela ruling party wins most governor races

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 8:21pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- The latest on Venezuela's gubernatorial elections (all times local):...
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Bryant, Rizzo, Contreras no-shows at plate for Cubs in NLCS

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 8:21pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs are going back home trailing the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 in the National League Championship Series in no small part because the heart of their order hasn't shown up....
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Iraqi forces enter territory disputed with Kurds

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 7:19pm
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi federal forces entered disputed territory held by Kurds early Monday, seeking to end a nearly month-old political fight over areas taken under control by Kurdish militias three years ago to defend the oil city of Kirkuk against the Islamic State group....
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Philippines: Last leaders of IS-tied siege killed in Marawi

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 7:19pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- 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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Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 96

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 7:19pm
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, died. He was 96....
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