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Big holdup for borrowers claiming for-profit college fraud

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 2:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tens of thousands of former students who say they were swindled by for-profit colleges are being left in limbo as the Trump administration delays action on requests for loan forgiveness, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press....
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J.J. Abrams to write and direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 2:27pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- J.J. Abrams is returning to "Star Wars," and will replace Colin Trevorrow as writer and director of "Episode IX," pushing the film's release date back seven months....
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Big holdup for borrowers claiming for-profit college fraud

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 1:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tens of thousands of former students who say they were swindled by for-profit colleges are being left in limbo as the Trump administration delays action on requests for loan forgiveness, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press....
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White House accuses Clinton of 'reckless attacks' in book

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 1:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is accusing former campaign rival Hillary Clinton of "propping up book sales with false and reckless attacks."...
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Apple unveils $999 iPhone X, loses 'home' button

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:26pm
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- "One more thing." With that phrase, Apple paid homage to its late co-founder Steve Jobs for the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone on Tuesday when it unveiled its latest - and, at $999, its most expensive - new version of the device, the iPhone X....
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Defense: Girl accused of stabbing classmate was delusional

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:26pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin girl who told investigators she helped stab a classmate was convinced the crime would protect her and her family from a horror character called Slender Man who she thought was real, her attorney told jurors Tuesday....
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NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft faces fiery finish

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:26pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- After a 20-year voyage, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is poised to dive into Saturn this week to become forever one with the exquisite planet....
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Investigators fault driver in Tesla Autopilot crash

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An inattentive driver's over reliance on his Tesla Model S sedan's semi-autonomous driving system and a truck driver who made a left-hand turn in front of the car are both to blame for a fatal crash last year, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday....
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Suicide of teen who made sex video shows dilemma for schools

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:25am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Staff at a suburban Chicago high school called 16-year-old Corey Walgren to the dean's office to ask about a video he made of himself having sex with a classmate. A few hours later, the teen walked to the top of a five-story parking deck and jumped....
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NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft faces fiery finish

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:25am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- After a 20-year voyage, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is poised to dive into Saturn this week to become forever one with the exquisite planet....
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UK engineers launch 'sewer war' against giant fat blob

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:25am
LONDON (AP) -- British engineers say they have launched a "sewer war" against a giant fat blob clogging London's sewers....
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Odd ball: Indians chase win streak record that includes tie

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:25am
CLEVELAND (AP) -- As they climb toward baseball history with every win, the streaking Cleveland Indians are chasing a hallowed, 101-year-old record that includes an asterisk....
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Apple kicks off event; $1,000 iPhone is expected

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:25am
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple has kicked off its event expected to unveil a dramatically redesigned iPhone that's likely to cost $1,000....
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Investigators release findings on Tesla Autopilot crash

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An inattentive driver using his Tesla Model S's semi-autonomous driving system and a truck driver who made a left-hand turn in front of the car are both to blame for a fatal crash last year, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday....
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Pelosi declines to back Bernie Sanders' health care bill

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is declining to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders' universal health care bill....
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Senate GOP struggles with deficit in work on budget, taxes

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans are struggling with how many billions of dollars President Donald Trump's tax code overhaul will add to the deficit as they work on a GOP budget plan that's a prerequisite to any far-reaching change in the nation's tax system....
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Defense: Girl accused of stabbing classmate was delusional

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:25am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin girl who told investigators she helped stab a classmate was convinced the crime would protect her and her family from a fictional horror character called Slender Man, her attorney told jurors Tuesday....
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Age matters when it comes to screening for cervical cancer

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 8:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Getting checked for cervical cancer isn't one-size-fits-all: Millions of women may soon have to decide between a routine Pap or a newer test that detects if they have a cancer-causing virus....
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American household income finally topped 1999 peak last year

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 8:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The median U.S. household's income finally topped pre-recession levels in 2016 after two strong years of increases....
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Suspect pleads guilty in 1975 killing of Maryland sisters

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 7:25am
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) -- A 60-year-old man who pleaded guilty in the killing of two young sisters from Maryland was sentenced Tuesday to two 48-year prison terms, more than four decades after the girls vanished during a trip to a local shopping mall....
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