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Israeli PM sheds statesmanlike persona as scandals mount

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 10:37am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- With a slew of corruption scandals closing in on him, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is dropping what remains of his statesmanlike persona in favor of an angry nationalism that's popular with his base....
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Hobby To Passion: Keaton Larson’s drive for film production

Lariat Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 10:09am
“I think part of me is drawn to the nature of sadness because life is sad, but in sadness, I find beauty,” Keaton Larson, a Film Production Major at Saddleback College says in one of his VSCO photo journals. Entries that capture the reality and pureness of life through the lens of his Canon 70D. […]
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Harvey survivors made narrow escapes, fear what's next

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 8:35am
A father forced to flee fast-rising water with five children in tow. A couple who saw the dream house they'd bought little more than a year ago devastated. A veteran of past floods so chastened by the last few days that she wonders whether she can ever go home....
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Charlottesville poses new civil rights test for Sessions

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 8:35am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, a son of the segregated South who was named after leaders of the Confederacy, faces a tough new test of his commitment to protecting civil rights as he oversees the Justice Department's investigation of the deadly violence at a rally of white nationalists in Virginia....
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Lambert leads nominees for country music awards

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 8:35am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Miranda Lambert led the pack with five nominations for Country Music Association awards on Monday, with Little Big Town and Keith Urban earning four nods each....
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Amid war, Syria hopes to reach World Cup for 1st time

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 7:35am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- In the midst of a long-running and ruinous war, millions of Syrians may finally have something to be joyful about....
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S. Koreans worry North Korean nukes will damage US alliance

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 6:32am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter following North Korea's strongest-ever nuclear test explosion to criticize both Koreas and China. But his tweets will get as much attention in Asia for what's missing as for their tough words....
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The Latest: UN looking into 2nd North Korean seismic shock

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 6:32am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on North Korea's nuclear test and the world reaction (all times local):...
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Harvey's floodwaters mix a foul brew of sewage, chemicals

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 4:27am
Harvey's filthy floodwaters pose significant dangers to human safety and the environment even after water levels drop far enough that Southeast Texas residents no longer fear for their lives, according to experts....
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S. Koreans worry North Korean nukes will damage US alliance

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 3:24am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter following North Korea's strongest-ever nuclear test explosion to criticize both Koreas and China. But his tweets will get as much attention in Asia for what's missing as for their tough words....
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Millions who buy health insurance brace for sharp increases

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 1:21am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Millions of people who buy individual health insurance policies and get no financial help from the Affordable Care Act are bracing for another year of double-digit premium increases, and their frustration is boiling over....
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Cambodia paper is latest victim of intensifying crackdown

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 1:21am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- When Cambodia's main opposition leader was arrested over the weekend in a surprise police raid, one of this country's last independent media outlets rushed reporters out in the middle of night to cover the story, just as it has done for nearly a quarter-century....
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Cambodia paper is latest victim of intensifying crackdown

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 12:20am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- When Cambodia's main opposition leader was arrested over the weekend, one of this country's last independent media outlets rushed reporters out in the middle of night to cover the story, just as it's done for nearly a quarter-century....
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UN Security Council sets emergency meeting on NKorea blast

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 11:18pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council is holding its second emergency meeting in a week about North Korea on Monday after a powerful nuclear test explosion added another layer of urgency for diplomats wrestling with what to do about the North's persistent weapons programs....
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Fear of robots taking jobs spurs a bold idea: guaranteed pay

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 11:18pm
HONOLULU (AP) -- Driverless trucks. Factory robots. Delivery drones. Virtual personal assistants....
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UN Security Council sets emergency meeting on NKorea blast

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 10:16pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council is holding its second emergency meeting in a week about North Korea on Monday after a powerful nuclear test explosion added another layer of urgency for diplomats wrestling with what to do about the North's persistent weapons programs....
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Harvey's floodwaters mix a foul brew of sewage, chemicals

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 10:16pm
Harvey's filthy floodwaters pose significant dangers to human safety and the environment even after water levels drop far enough that Southeast Texas residents no longer fear for their lives, according to experts....
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Growing dilemma: Automated jobs meet social consciousness

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 10:16pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Security guard Eric Leon watches the Knightscope K5 security robot as it glides through the mall, charming shoppers with its blinking blue and white lights. The brawny automaton records video and sounds alerts. According to its maker, it deters mischief just by making the rounds....
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Man dies after rushing into Burning Man festival flames

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 8:15pm
A man rushed past layers of security officers into a massive fire at the Burning Man festival's signature ceremony, suffering burns that left him dead just hours later....
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