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'Summer of hell' begins with start of Penn Station repairs

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 7:08am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The rush hour commute into New York got off to a quiet start Monday as workers began two months of repairs at the country's busiest train station, a project that Gov. Andrew Cuomo predicts will make for a "summer of hell."...
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'Summer of hell' begins with start of Penn Station repairs

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 6:08am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The rush hour commute into New York got off to a quiet start Monday as workers began two months of repairs at the country's busiest train station and what Gov. Andrew Cuomo predicts will make for a "summer of hell."...
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Tillerson on Gulf shuttle diplomacy to ease Qatar crisis

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 3:07am
ISTANBUL (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson embarks on his first shuttle diplomacy mission this week, hopping between Gulf Arab nations in a bid to resolve a crisis over Qatar that has embroiled the region....
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Survey: US uninsured up by 2M this year as gains erode

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 2:07am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of U.S. adults without health insurance has grown by some 2 million this year, according to a major new survey that finds recent coverage gains beginning to erode....
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Thousands flee wildfires in California; Canada blazes grow

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 1:07am
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada, forcing thousands of residents to flee and destroying homes....
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Afghan students denied US visa to attend robot competition

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 12:07am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Six female students from war-torn Afghanistan who had hoped to participate in an international robotics competition in the U.S. this month will have to watch via video link after their visa applications were denied - not once, but twice....
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Take me out to the screen: VR baseball a hit

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 12:07am
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Nicholas Montes put on goggles and a catcher's mitt and crouched....
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Under the covers: Sleep technology explodes

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 11:05pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pillows that track your snoozing patterns? A bed that adjusts based on how much you twist and turn? Companies are adding more technology into their products, hoping to lure customers craving a better night's sleep....
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In Mexico, massacre of family underlines surging violence

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 10:05pm
COATZACOALCOS, Mexico (AP) -- The bullet-riddled bodies of the Martinez children were found on a bloody floor, huddled next to the corpses of their parents in a rented shack....
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Day of reckoning for rail commuters arrives in New York

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 10:05pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The day of reckoning has come for rail commuters into New York City....
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Freeland loses no-hit bid in 9th, Rockies top White Sox 10-0

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 10:05pm
DENVER (AP) -- Kyle Freeland just absorbed the thundering cheers as he tipped his cap and headed off the mound....
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Freeland loses no-hit bid in 9th, Rockies top White Sox 10-0

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 8:03pm
DENVER (AP) -- Kyle Freeland just absorbed the thundering cheers as he tipped his cap and headed off the mound....
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Teen bit in head by bear wakes up to "crunching sound"

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 4:02pm
WARD, Colo. (AP) -- A teen staffer at a Colorado camp fought off a bear after waking up Sunday to find the animal biting his head and trying to drag him away....
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Tillerson gets oil industry award, says he misses colleagues

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 3:01pm
ISTANBUL (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that he misses his oil industry "colleagues, partners and competitors" as he accepted an award at the World Petroleum Congress, hosted by Turkey this year....
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GOP governors to party's senators: Do no harm to health care

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 12:01pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- The pressure is on Republican senators - from congressional leaders, conservative groups and impatient GOP voters - to fulfill a seven-year-old promise to scrap much of Democrat Barack Obama's health care law. But back home, Republican governors who have experienced some of the upside of the law are warning their GOP senators to first, do no harm....
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Black homeowners struggle as US housing market recovers

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 9:00am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yul Dorn and his wife raised their son and daughter in a three-bedroom home crammed with family photos, one they bought in a historically African-American neighborhood in San Francisco more than two decades ago....
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Thousands flee wildfires burning in the US and Canada

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 9:00am
SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) -- Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada, destroying a smattering of homes, forcing thousands to flee and temporarily trapping children and counselors at a California campground....
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Goal of nation's first opioid court: Keep users alive

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 8:00am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- After three defendants fatally overdosed in a single week last year, it became clear that Buffalo's ordinary drug treatment court was no match for the heroin and painkiller crisis....
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All-Stars come to Florida with sport struggling in the state

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 7:00am
MIAMI (AP) -- A Miami Marlins fan walks into a bar, and this is no joke: He wants to watch his team play, but all 10 televisions are tuned to other games in other time zones....
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