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James Franco doubles up for '70s New York drama 'The Deuce'

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:49am
NEW YORK (AP) -- You don't have to look far to find a New Yorker who beefs about what 42nd Street has become....
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Gene Michael, who built Yankees' 1990s champions, dies at 79

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:49am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Yankees shortstop, manager and executive Gene Michael has died at 79....
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AP Exclusive: Most Florida flood zone property not insured

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 8:45am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across the state, including the areas most endangered by what could be a devastating storm surge....
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Billions of dead trees force US fire crews to shift tactics

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 8:45am
ALBANY, Wyo. (AP) -- Vast stands of dead timber in the Western U.S. have forced firefighters to shift tactics, trying to stay out of the shadow of lifeless, unstable trees that could come crashing down with deadly force....
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SpaceX launches Air Force's super-secret minishuttle

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 8:45am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- SpaceX launched the Air Force's super-secret space shuttle on Thursday, a technology tester capable of spending years in orbit....
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DeVos expected to share plans on Title IX enforcement

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 8:45am
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said Obama administration guidance on how colleges should handle sexual assault complaints isn't working and suggested it needs to be revised....
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Trump's catchphrase for any circumstance: "We'll see"

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 5:41am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When in doubt, President Donald Trump has a ready-made response to any questions: "We'll see."...
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AP Exclusive: Most Florida flood zone property not insured

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 4:41am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across the state, including the areas most endangered by what could be a devastating storm surge....
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The Latest: GOP congressman lauds Trump for debt-limit deal

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 4:41am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump, Congress, hurricane relief and debt limit (all times local):...
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The Latest: McConnell nearly doubles Harvey aid package

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 3:41am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump, Congress, hurricane relief and debt limit (all times local):...
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Saudi filmmakers build audiences without cinemas

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 3:41am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- With daring filmmakers, untold stories and entertainment-starved young people, Saudi Arabia has all the makings of a local movie industry - except for theaters....
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The Latest: Dutch video shows devastation on St. Maarten

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 1:40am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):...
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Tough path for GOP on immigration _ and Trump made it harder

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 1:40am
NEW YORK (AP) -- On immigration, there were few easy answers for the Republican Party's most vulnerable members. And President Donald Trump just made things harder....
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H-bomb or not, experts say North Korea near its nuclear goal

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 1:40am
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's latest nuclear test was part theater, part propaganda and maybe even part fake. But experts say it was also a major display of something very real: Pyongyang's mastery of much of the know-how it needs to reach its goal of becoming a full-fledged nuclear state....
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AP Explains: Ex-Confederate capital eyes statues' removal

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 1:40am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Some of the oldest and largest Confederate statues in the U.S. tower over Monument Avenue, a four-lane road that has served as Richmond's parade route. The avenue, lined with trees, churches and historic mansions, cuts through the heart of the city and is perhaps the most prestigious address in all of Richmond....
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Australian court dismisses challenge to gay marriage survey

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:40am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australians will be surveyed on their support for gay marriage from next week after the nation's highest court on Thursday dismissed challenges to the government's power to conduct the postal ballot without Senate permission....
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AP Exclusive: Most Florida flood zone property not insured

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 11:39pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, an Associated Press analysis shows a steep drop in flood insurance across the state, including the areas most endangered by what could be a devastating storm surge....
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Science Says: How repeated head blows affect the brain

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 11:39pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Researchers are tackling fresh questions about a degenerative brain disease now that it has been detected in the brains of nearly 200 football players after death. The suspected cause is repeated head blows, an almost unavoidable part of contact sports....
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