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Red Sox clinch AL East, top Astros 6-3; rematch in playoffs

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 3:40pm
BOSTON (AP) -- The hard chopper bounced off first baseman Mitch Moreland's glove and high into the air. Second baseman Brock Holt jumped to glove the ball and flipped it to first, where David Price was covering....
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Red Sox clinch AL East, top Astros 6-3; rematch in playoffs

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 1:40pm
BOSTON (AP) -- David Price came on in relief of Drew Pomeranz and squelched a dangerous seventh-inning rally to help the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 6-3 on Saturday, clinching the first back-to-back AL East titles in franchise history....
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The Latest: Protesters rally against Catalan independence

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 1:40pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on Catalonia's plans to hold a referendum Sunday on breaking away from Spain (all times local):...
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Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for some

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 12:34pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Xavier Totti moved to the mainland United States from his native Puerto Rico 43 years ago. He is still asked routinely if he is "legal," and when he mails packages to relatives back home, he has to fill out an international form....
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Tillerson says US has direct channels to talk to North Korea

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 10:34am
BEIJING (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Saturday that the United State is maintaining direct channels of communications with North Korea even as tensions rise over the North's nuclear and missile programs and the countries' leaders spar through bellicose name-calling....
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Mormon leader reaffirms faith's opposition to gay marriage

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 10:34am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A top Mormon leader reaffirmed the religion's opposition to same-sex marriage on Saturday during a church conference watched by members around the world....
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Hurricane stresses Puerto Rico's already weak health system

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 9:32am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Martin Lopez was shot in the hand last Saturday by two thieves who made off with his precious cans of gas in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. He was rushed to Centro Medico, a trauma center in the Puerto Rican capital where in ordinary times he would be quickly treated by surgeons and sent on his way....
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Amid outcry over Confederate markers, new ones are going up

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 9:32am
ATLANTA (AP) -- While Confederate statues and monuments around the nation get removed, defaced, covered up or toppled, some new memorials are being erected, by people who insist their only purpose is to honor Civil War soldiers who died for the South....
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Playboy's interviews were models of the art form

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 9:32am
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Jann Wenner was preparing to launch Rolling Stone in 1967, he had some ideas about how to make the magazine's interviews stand out....
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Spain, Catalonia head for showdown over independence vote

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 7:31am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Montserrat Aguilera wasn't intending to vote for the Catalonia region to secede from the rest of Spain....
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 7:31am
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:...
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Report: Welsh climber killed in Yosemite tried to save wife

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 5:30am
LONDON (AP) -- A British newspaper is reporting that the Welsh climber killed by falling rock in Yosemite National Park this week died while trying to shield his wife....
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NBA suggests to teams unity ideas, reminds of anthem rule

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 4:30am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA is recommending teams address fans or show videos expressing themes of unity before their first home games, while reminding them of the rule that players must stand for the national anthem....
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Tillerson in China to discuss North Korea, Trump visit

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 3:26am
BEIJING (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other officials Saturday on issues including trade, North Korea and preparations for an anticipated visit by President Donald Trump to China in November....
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Pullman Party: No. 16 Washington State beats No. 5 USC 30-27

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 2:26am
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -- Mike Leach and his team were engulfed in a sea of crimson on the turf of Martin Stadium, reveling in a rare occurrence for Washington State football....
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Mormons tune in to hear guidance from top leaders

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 1:25am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Mormons around the world will tune in Saturday to hear guidance from the religion's top leaders during a twice-yearly conference in Utah....
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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 1:25am
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see....
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Dubai dreams of flying taxis darting among its skyscrapers

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/30/2017 - 12:25am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Dubai is hoping to one day have flying, pilotless taxis darting among its skyscrapers....
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South Carolina women's hoops coach: No White House invite

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:24pm
Dawn Staley and her champion South Carolina Gamecocks are still waiting for their invite to the White House....
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Being called a 'good man' by Trump is sometimes an omen

AP Top Headlines - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 10:24pm
BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) -- Sometimes it's better not to be a nice guy....
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