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With major roads swamped, photographer flies to Port Arthur

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 1:41pm
Port Arthur's major roads were swamped by rising waters brought by Harvey, and there were few images showing the devastation that virtually cut off the East Texas city....
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Apple expected to unveil next iPhones at Sept. 12 showcase

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 1:41pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple's faithful fans and investors won't have to wait much longer to see what the iPhone maker has in store next....
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In tit for tat, US tells Russia to close post in San Fran

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 12:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an escalating tit-for-tat, the United States forced Russia on Thursday to shutter its consulate in San Francisco and scale back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York, as relations between the two former Cold War foes continued to unravel....
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After his death, Notorious B.I.G.'s mom becomes his No.1 fan

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 12:41pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The mother of late rap icon Notorious B.I.G. says she didn't consider him a true artist until he died....
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Impact of Houston's economy is felt well beyond its area

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 11:41am
The Houston that was battered by Hurricane Harvey is an economic powerhouse whose influence reaches far beyond its region, leading many to worry about when its economy be able to stand up again....
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The Latest: Pence lands in Texas to survey Harvey's wreckage

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 10:40am
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) -- The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Texas to survey damage from Harvey (all times local):...
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Impact of Houston's economy is felt well beyond its area

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 9:40am
The Houston that was battered by Hurricane Harvey is an economic powerhouse whose influence reaches far beyond its region, leading many to worry about when its economy be able to stand up again....
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US shutters Russia's San Francisco consulate in retaliation

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 9:40am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is retaliating against Russia by forcing closure of its consulate in San Francisco and scaling back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York....
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Wells Fargo says 3.5 million accounts involved in scandal

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 8:39am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The scope of Wells Fargo's fake accounts scandal grew significantly on Thursday, with the bank now saying that 3.5 million accounts were potentially opened without customers' permission between 2009 and 2016....
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Wells Fargo says 3.5 million accounts involved in scandal

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 7:39am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The scope of Wells Fargo's fake accounts scandal grew significantly on Thursday, with the bank now saying that 3.5 million accounts were potentially opened without customers' permission between 2009 and 2016....
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No laughing matter: Nitrous oxide reappears in US ambulances

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 7:39am
STOWE, Vt. (AP) -- Normally used in dentist's offices and hospitals, nitrous oxide - yes, laughing gas - is starting to turn up again in ambulances in some rural areas where medical workers with clearance to provide more traditional painkillers often aren't on board....
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AP Explains: How the insurgency behind Myanmar attacks grew

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 6:39am
BANGKOK (AP) -- Armed with machetes and rifles, a ragtag band of insurgents comprised of members of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority launched unprecedented attacks last week, triggering fighting with security forces that has left more than 100 people dead and forced at least 18,000 to flee into neighboring Bangladesh....
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AP Exclusive: China accuses outspoken tycoon in US of rape

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 5:38am
BEIJING (AP) -- Escalating efforts to repatriate one of the ruling Communist Party's most wanted exiles, Chinese police have opened an investigation on a new allegation, rape, against New York-based billionaire Guo Wengui, who has been releasing what he calls official secrets ahead of a pivotal party leadership conference....
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AP Exclusive: China accuses outspoken tycoon in US of rape

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 4:36am
BEIJING (AP) -- Escalating efforts to repatriate one of the ruling Communist Party's most wanted exiles, Chinese police have opened an investigation on a new allegation, rape, against New York-based billionaire Guo Wengui, who has been releasing what he calls official secrets ahead of a pivotal party leadership conference....
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AP Explains: A look at the insurgency behind Myanmar attacks

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 2:35am
BANGKOK (AP) -- Armed with machetes and rifles, a ragtag band of insurgents comprised of members of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority launched unprecedented attacks last week, triggering fighting with security forces that has left more than 100 people dead and forced at least 18,000 to flee into neighboring Bangladesh....
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So far, cellphone networks have weathered Harvey

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 2:35am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Roads, refineries and other infrastructure have taken a beating in the Texas and Louisiana regions hit by Harvey - but cellphone networks so far remain largely functional....
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AP Exclusive: China accuses outspoken tycoon in US of rape

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 1:35am
BEIJING (AP) -- Escalating efforts to repatriate one of the ruling Communist Party's most wanted exiles, Chinese police have opened an investigation on a new allegation, rape, against New York-based billionaire Guo Wengui, who has been releasing what he calls official secrets ahead of a pivotal party leadership conference....
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Harvey tests political opposites in Texas' Abbott, Turner

AP Top Headlines - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 1:35am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Harvey's devastation is testing two Texas leaders whose personal styles are as divergent as their politics....
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