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World leaders face crises in North Korea and Myanmar at UN

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 1:20pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Facing an escalating nuclear threat from North Korea and the mass flight of minority Muslims from Myanmar, world leaders gather at the United Nations starting Monday to tackle these and other tough challenges - from the spread of terrorism to a warming planet....
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Cuba mystery: What theories US investigators are pursuing

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:20pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There must be an answer....
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The Latest: Protesters flood mall before heading elsewhere

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:20pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local):...
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Trump skips town, but still focus of competing rallies in DC

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:20pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump skipped town for the weekend, but that didn't stop demonstrators from making him the focus of competing rallies in the nation's capital that highlighted the stark political divisions in the United States....
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Child care choices limited for those working outside 9-to-5

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 10:19am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Heather Peele is just like any other mom rushing to pick up her child at day care after work. Except, it's 2:30 a.m., and her 6-year-old daughter has been sleeping for hours at a 24-hour child care center near the Las Vegas airport....
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Iraq could use force if Kurdish referendum leads to violence

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 10:19am
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Saturday....
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Bicyclists get free roadside assistance in Connecticut city

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 10:19am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Maureen Hart was riding home on the Founders Bridge into Hartford when the tire on her bicycle went flat....
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What hurricanes don't teach us: AP finds fast coastal growth

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 8:17am
Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored bull's-eyes on two of the country's fastest growing regions: coastal Texas around Houston and resort areas of southwest Florida....
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What hurricanes don't teach us: AP finds fast coastal growth

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 7:16am
Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored bull's-eyes on two of the country's fastest growing regions: coastal Texas around Houston and resort areas of southwest Florida....
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Is there a suspect in prostitute deaths? Prosecutor is coy

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 7:16am
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- For years, the thicket along a beach highway on Long Island held a horrible secret. Hidden from passing drivers were the skeletal remains of 10 people, mostly young women who had worked as prostitutes. Who killed them, and why, is a mystery that has vexed a slew of seasoned homicide detectives....
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Questions of gun planting, outburst key in officer's verdict

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 7:16am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A judge's decision to acquit an officer of murder in the death of a black suspect came down to two major questions: Did he plant a gun, and did he premeditate the shooting?...
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Nursing home tragedy unfolded days after Irma's initial hit

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 6:12am
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) -- The first 911 call from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills didn't sound ominous: A nursing home patient had an abnormal heartbeat....
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Is there a suspect in prostitute deaths? Prosecutor is coy

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 6:12am
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- For years, the thicket along a beach highway on Long Island held a horrible secret. Hidden from passing drivers were the skeletal remains of 10 people, mostly young women who had worked as prostitutes. Who killed them, and why, is a mystery that has vexed a slew of seasoned homicide detectives....
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Germany's Merkel: flexible in politics and modest in private

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 4:10am
BERLIN (AP) -- She's been named the world's most powerful woman, seen off a series of domestic rivals and led an unsentimental response to Europe's debt crisis. But to many Germans, Chancellor Angela Merkel is a reassuring figure known simply as "Mutti" - Mom....
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The Latest: Suspect arrested in London subway attack

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 3:07am
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on the London subway attack and manhunt for suspects (all times local):...
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Millions of world's children lack any record of their births

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 3:07am
MASAKA, Uganda (AP) -- Would a 15-year-old girl be married off by her parents in violation of the law? Would another girl, who looks even younger, get justice after an alleged statutory rape at the hands of an older man?...
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Commander: Iraq launches operation near Syrian border

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 1:02am
BAGHDAD (AP) -- An Iraqi military commander says troops have launched a multi-pronged operation to capture a town near the Syrian border from the Islamic State group....
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Iran recruits Afghan and Pakistani Shiites to fight in Syria

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 1:02am
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Thousands of Shiite Muslims from Afghanistan and Pakistan are being recruited by Iran to fight with President Bashar al-Assad's forces in Syria, lured by promises of housing, a monthly salary of up to $600 and the possibility of employment in Iran when they return, say counterterrorism officials and analysts....
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London subway blast: UK soldiers deployed, attacker sought

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 12:01am
LONDON (AP) -- British authorities are searching for suspects in the London subway blast that injured more than two dozen people as hundreds of soldiers are being deployed across the country....
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