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Prospects for air traffic control privatization appear slim

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has made airlines' longtime goal of privatizing air traffic control a key part of his agenda to boost America's infrastructure. But his prospects for closing the deal with Congress appear slim....
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Trump says decision made on Iran deal, won't say what it is

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:55am
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has made a decision on whether to walk away from the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran but refused to say what it is, setting the stage for a particularly contentious meeting of the parties to the agreement. The meeting will be the highest-level U.S.-Iranian interaction of Trump's presidency and comes a day after he delivered a blistering attack on Iran and the accord at the U.N. General Assembly....
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Captain: Oklahoma City man killed by police was deaf

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:55am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man who was approaching them holding a metal pipe didn't hear witnesses yelling that the man was deaf, a department official said Wednesday....
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Captain: Oklahoma City man killed by police was deaf

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:54am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man who was approaching them holding a metal pipe apparently didn't hear witnesses yelling that the man was deaf, the department said Wednesday....
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Government seeks prison time for Weiner in sexting case

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:54am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say former congressman Anthony Weiner should go to prison for about two years for engaging in sexting with a 15-year-old girl....
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Boxer LaMotta, immortalized in 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:54am
MIAMI (AP) -- Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," for which Robert De Niro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancee said Wednesday. He was 95....
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Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 8:53am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law, according to an independent analysis released Wednesday. That would likely result in more uninsured Americans....
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The Latest: Witnesses yelled 'he can't hear' before shooting

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 8:53am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Latest on a man holding a stick who was shot and killed by an Oklahoma City police officer (all times local):...
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Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health care

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 6:52am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him....
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Spanish police arrest Catalan officials over secession vote

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 4:51am
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police arrested at least 12 people Wednesday in raids on Catalan government offices, news reports said, as national authorities intensified a crackdown on the region's preparations for a secession vote that Spain says is illegal....
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Rescuers wriggle into collapsed school after Mexico quake

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 1:49am
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The three-story school structure had pancaked into a pile of concrete slabs. The bodies of 21 children and four adults had been pulled out. But still sounds came from the collapsed structure early Wednesday - nobody knew if they were survivors pounding for help, or simply the noises of shifting rubble....
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Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 1:49am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump's threat before the world to obliterate North Korea left no doubt about his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup. His disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech offered Pyongyang little hope of a negotiated solution....
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The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me?

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:48am
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Dennis Lyon was a genetic train wreck. Cancer was ravaging his liver, lungs, bones and brain, and tests showed so many tumor mutations that drugs targeting one or two wouldn't do much good. It seemed like very bad news, yet his doctors were encouraged....
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Trump's North Korea threats leave Asia struggling to explain

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:48pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Was it a bluff? A warning that Washington would shoot down North Korea's next missile test? A restatement of past policy? Or simply just what it seemed: a straightforward threat of annihilation from the president of the United States?...
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As Syrian war winds down, Israel sets sights on Hezbollah

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:48pm
PILON MILITARY BASE, Israel (AP) -- With President Bashar Assad seemingly poised to survive the Syrian civil war, Israeli leaders are growing nervous about the intentions of his Iranian patrons and their emerging corridor of influence across the region....
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Trump's North Korea threats leave Asia struggling to explain

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:47pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Was it a bluff? A warning that Washington would shoot down North Korea's next missile test? A simple restatement of past policy? Officials and pundits across Asia struggled Wednesday to parse U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy North Korea" if provoked....
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Pelting rain, relocation add to woes in Rohingya Muslim camp

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:47pm
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) -- Monsoon rains, relocations and extortion attempts are worsening the living situation in the Bangladeshi camps for Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar....
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Immigrant hurricane victims turn to churches amid fear

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:47pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Immigrants came from across Houston to a Baptist church gymnasium and stacked dollies with boxes of cereal, orange juice and household necessities like cleaning bleach....
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AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 8:45pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results....
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