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NKorea minister calls Trump's threat 'sound of dog barking'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 1:04am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea's foreign minister has described as "the sound of a dog barking" President Donald Trump's threat to destroy his country....
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UN mission in Congo forces reckoning over sex abuse scandal

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:04am
BUNIA, Congo (AP) -- She had been orphaned by a brutal conflict, but the 14-year-old girl found refuge in a camp protected by U.N. peacekeepers....
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Bet on Trump or challenge Israel? Palestinians mull strategy

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:04am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- After more than two decades of failures, Palestinians are increasingly questioning their leaders' strategy of reaching statehood through negotiations with Israel....
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THE NEXT ONE? 13-year-old hoops phenom invites AP on journey

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:04am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Emoni Bates walks out a front door of Clague Middle School with just inches to spare....
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UN mission in Congo forces reckoning over sex abuse scandal

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:01pm
BUNIA, Congo (AP) -- The Congolese orphan girl haunts the U.N.'s top human rights official, even though more than a decade has passed since he heard her story....
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Business ties complicate Muslim states' response to Rohingya

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:01pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- When Rohingya Muslims fled persecution and slaughter in Myanmar in past decades, tens of thousands found refuge in Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest sites. This time around, Muslim leaders from the Persian Gulf to Pakistan have offered little more than condemnation and urgently needed humanitarian aid....
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10 Things to Know for Thursday

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:01pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...
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SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing system

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 7:59pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission says a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016....
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Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 7:59pm
Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging Bull," has died. He was 95....
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Mexican family mourns 11 dead after church falls at baptism

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 6:58pm
ATZALA, Mexico (AP) -- A child's baptism turned into tragedy when the roof of a church collapsed as a powerful earthquake shook central Mexico. Eleven members of a family died, including the 2-month-old girl being christened....
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Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 6:58pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the middle of Donald Trump's presidential run, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide "private briefings" about the campaign to a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin....
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Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 5:58pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a 105 mph foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during Wednesday's game against Minnesota, leading some players to call for protective netting to be extended....
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AP PHOTOS: 24 hours of fear, heroism after Mexico quake

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 4:56pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- It was 24 hours of terror and death, hope and heroism in Mexico....
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Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 3:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a 105 mph foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during Wednesday's game against Minnesota, leading some players to call for protective netting to be extended....
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Trump to award Medal of Honor to Alabama veteran

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 2:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump will award the Medal of Honor to a retired Army medic from Alabama who risked his life several times to provide medical care to his comrades during the Vietnam War, the White House announced Wednesday....
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Lillian Ross, longtime New Yorker writer, dead at 99

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 2:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lillian Ross, the ever-watchful New Yorker reporter whose close narrative style defined a memorable and influential 70-year career, including a revealing portrait of Ernest Hemingway, a classic Hollywood expose and a confession to an adulterous affair, has died at age 99....
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Worries of backlash help revive GOP health care drive

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 1:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Political worries have helped pump fresh life into the last-gasp Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul, including the party's increasingly impatient conservative base, incumbents' nightmares about primary challenges and wrathful presidential tweetstorms....
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US allies divided over Trump's threat against North Korea

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 1:55pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Japan urged international unity Wednesday in pressuring North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, even as another key U.S. ally pushed back against President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy" the rogue nation if it attacked....
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Soft soil makes Mexico City shake like it was built on jelly

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 1:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The soft soil that lines the ancient lake bed that Mexico City is built on amplified the shaking from Tuesday's earthquake and increased its destructive force, seismologists say as they try to better understand the quake that has killed more than 200 people....
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US allies divided over Trump's threat against North Korea

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:55pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Japan urged international unity Wednesday in pressuring North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, even as another key U.S. ally pushed back against President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy" the rogue nation if it attacked....
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