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TV correspondents face danger they told others to avoid

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 1:57am
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a paradox of hurricane coverage: people on television spend days warning the public to get out of harm's way, then station their correspondents squarely in the middle of howling wind and rain and hope they don't get hurt....
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Crossing Trump on climate, new Miss America fears no tweet

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 1:57am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Cara Mund is not worried that she may begin her year-long reign as Miss America by starting a Twitter war with the nation's Tweeter-In-Chief....
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Trump and first lady prepare to commemorate Sept. 11

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:57am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is preparing to preside over his first 9/11 commemoration in office, a solemn and nonpartisan occasion in which he will be joined by first lady Melania Trump....
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US calls for Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:57am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States called for a vote Monday on new U.N. sanctions against North Korea, though exactly what measures would be in the resolution remained a mystery....
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Gone to Pot: Former Raider sells weed in Las Vegas

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 11:56pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The display case just inside the front door is filled with the kind of stuff you would find at any sports memorabilia store. Frank Hawkins used to run interference for Marcus Allen back in the day, and there are plenty of signed footballs and pictures of No. 27 in silver and black....
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Bannon confirms he opposed firing of FBI Director Comey

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 10:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon says the firing of FBI Director James Comey may have been the biggest mistake in "modern political history."...
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Police: At least 8 dead after shooting in North Texas

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 9:56pm
PLANO, Texas (AP) -- At least eight people are dead, including the suspect, after a shooting at a home in Plano, Texas, authorities in North Texas said Sunday night....
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US commemorates 9/11; thousands expected at ground zero

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 9:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- While the U.S. contends with the destruction caused by two ferocious hurricanes in three weeks, Americans also are marking the anniversary of one of the nation's most scarring days....
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US calls for Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 9:56pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States called for a vote Monday on new U.N. sanctions against North Korea, though exactly what measures would be in the resolution remained a mystery....
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Miss North Dakota Cara Mund is new Miss America

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 8:56pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Miss North Dakota, a 23-year-old who said President Donald Trump was wrong to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, was named Miss America 2018 Sunday night in Atlantic City....
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AP Interview: Priyanka Chopra urges more Syria refugee help

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 8:56pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The world must do more to help Syrian refugee children get an education, actress Priyanka Chopra said after chatting and joking with young refugees at an after-school center in Jordan's capital....
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The Latest: Florida's major airports assessing damage

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:55pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):...
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Irma set records; luckily, late weakening dampened its power

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:55pm
Before crashing into Florida, Hurricane Irma set all sorts of records for brute strength as it flattened Caribbean islands and swamped the Florida Keys. Irma's assault - so soon after Harvey's deluge of Houston - marked the first time the U.S. was hit by two Category 4 storms in the same year....
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Bangladesh hospital struggles to cope with Rohingya wounds

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:55pm
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) -- The 7-year-old Rohingya boy lies on a tattered mattress on the floor of a crowded government hospital in Bangladesh, bandages covering the spot where a bullet fired by Myanmar troops tore through his chest a week earlier....
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North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:55pm
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea says it will make the United States pay a heavy price if a proposal Washington is backing to impose the toughest sanctions ever on Pyongyang is approved by the U.N. Security Council this week....
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Macron to visit Caribbean as France defends hurricane prep

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:55pm
MARIGOT, St. Martin (AP) -- The French government on Sunday defended its hurricane preparations for the hard-hit Caribbean islands of St. Martin and St. Barts, rejecting criticism by political opponents and by islanders who felt abandoned as their homes and towns were devastated....
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Irma brings fears of surge, sewers and toxins to Tampa area

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 5:55pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- As Irma marches up Florida's Gulf Coast toward Tampa Bay, residents fear what the storm will do to an area that hasn't taken a direct hit from a major hurricane since 1921....
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Sweet 16: Nadal beats Anderson for 3rd US Open, 16th major

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 4:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rafael Nadal against Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final shaped up as quite a mismatch - and that's exactly what it was....
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Irma brings fears of surge, sewers and toxins to Tampa area

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 1:54pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- As Irma marches up Florida's Gulf Coast toward Tampa Bay, residents fear what the storm will do to an area that hasn't taken a direct hit from a major hurricane since 1921....
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Stateless Mikheil Saakashvili breaks through into Ukraine

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 12:54pm
SHEHYNI, Ukraine (AP) -- Mikheil Saakashvili and a small crowd of supporters shoved their way through a line of guards on the Ukrainian border Sunday, making good on the politician's vow to return to the land that had stripped him of citizenship....
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