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AP Interview: Lavrov hints US-Russia 'Tit-for-tat' could end

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:43pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday that he heard positive news in President Donald Trump's United Nations address: "that the U.S. would not impose its way of life on others."...
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Nominee for EPA chemical safety post has deep industry ties

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 6:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency has for years accepted payments for criticizing studies that raised concerns about the safety of his clients' products, according to a review of financial records and his published work by The Associated Press....
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Analysis: Trump insists on 'America First.' Who will follow?

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:40pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump invited the question, and now the world must answer: If America insists on putting itself first, will anyone else follow?...
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Trump slams Venezuela at UN; Maduro calls him 'Hitler'

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:37pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore "democracy and political freedoms" in Venezuela, singling out the South American country for some of his most blistering criticism in a speech to the United Nations....
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Ex-tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:36pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former pro tennis star James Blake testified on Tuesday that a plainclothes police officer wearing a T-shirt and jeans didn't identify himself before throwing him to the ground and handcuffing him in a mistaken arrest in 2015 outside a Manhattan hotel....
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After Irma, Florida Jews seek respite in High Holy Days

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:36pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- During Hurricane Irma, Temple Shalom served as a sanctuary of a different kind....
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Navy chief: Budget cuts strain force amid ship crashes

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:35am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As grieving family members watched, top Navy leaders and lawmakers on Tuesday said frequent extended deployments, delayed maintenance and nearly a decade of budget constraints have strained the U.S. Navy, possibly contributing to two ship collisions that killed 17 sailors....
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Ex-tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:34am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former pro tennis star James Blake testified on Tuesday that a plainclothes police officer never identified himself before throwing him to the ground and handcuffing him outside in 2015 outside his Manhattan hotel....
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The Latest: Most internet service out to Dominica

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:34am
MIAMI (AP) -- A company that tracks the status of the internet around the world says most of Dominica's internet service appears to be down in the wake of Hurricane Maria....
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The Latest: Man accused of 2 deaths linked to 3rd shooting

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:34am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The Latest on the killings of two black men in Baton Rouge (all times local):...
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GOP governors launch 'news' site critics call propaganda

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:34am
ATLANTA (AP) -- Republican governors are getting into the "news" business....
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The Latest: Trump concludes combative UN address

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 8:32am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):...
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Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trust

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 8:32am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia, says Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election led directly to the low level of trust between the two former Cold War foes....
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The Latest: Trump makes his debut before UNGA

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:31am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):...
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The Latest: UN head says nuclear threat at high level

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 6:31am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):...
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FEMA isn't relying on trailers to house hurricane victims

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 6:31am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The hurricanes that battered Texas and Florida have likely spawned the worst disaster-created housing crisis since Hurricane Katrina left hundreds of thousands of Gulf Coast residents without homes more than a decade ago....
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Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores open

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 6:31am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Toys 'R' Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season - and says its stores will remain open for business as usual....
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Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 4:29am
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) -- Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation Tuesday as it plunged into a Caribbean region already ravaged by Hurricane Irma....
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Hurricane Maria lashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:27am
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) -- Hurricane Maria pounded the small island of Dominica with catastrophic winds overnight, starting a charge into the eastern Caribbean that threatens islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma and holds the possibility of a direct hit on Puerto Rico....
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Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy but keeps stores open

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:27am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season - and says its stores will remain open for business as usual....
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