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N. Korean missiles add urgency to Hiroshima A-bomb appeals

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 7:28pm
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- Hiroshima's appeal of "never again" on the anniversary Sunday of the world's first atomic bomb attack has gained urgency as North Korea moves ever closer to acquiring nuclear weapons, showing its growing prowess with increasingly frequent missile launches....
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A 2nd LT in the Hall of Fame: RB Tomlinson inducted

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 7:28pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- The latest from the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions (all times local):...
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Should springing of US terrorism convicts alarm Americans?

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 7:28pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dozens of convicts serving time in U.S. prisons for terrorism-related offenses are due to be released in the next several years, raising the question whether that's something Americans should fear....
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3 US Marines missing after aircraft crashes off Australia

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 6:25pm
SYDNEY (AP) -- Search and rescue operations were underway for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia on Saturday while trying to land....
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Fox News host Eric Bolling suspended amid investigation

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 4:21pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fox News said Saturday that it has suspended Eric Bolling, co-host of its late-afternoon news program "The Specialists," while it investigates allegations he sent a lewd photo to co-workers....
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Northwestern teacher, Oxford staffer jailed in stabbing case

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 3:21pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Far from their prestigious campuses, a Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford finance officer were jailed in the San Francisco area Saturday after eight days as fugitives sought in the death of a young hairdresser in Chicago stabbed repeatedly until the knife broke, police said....
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Fox News host Eric Bolling suspended amid investigation

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 3:21pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fox News said Saturday that it has suspended Eric Bolling, the co-host of its late-afternoon news program "The Specialists," while it investigates allegations he sent a lewd photo to co-workers....
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UN imposes tough new sanctions on North Korea

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 3:21pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions Saturday to punish North Korea for its escalating nuclear and missile programs including a ban on coal and other exports worth over $1 billion - a huge bite in its total exports, valued at $3 billion last year....
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US in rare bull's-eye for total solar eclipse on Aug. 21

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 3:21pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- It will be tough eclipsing this eclipse....
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UN imposes tough new sanctions on North Korea

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 2:21pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday including a ban on coal and other exports totaling more than $1 billion - a huge bite in its total exports, valued at $3 billion last year....
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Police confirm Minnesota mosque was attacked, FBI takes lead

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 1:19pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) -- Someone apparently threw a bomb through the window of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging the imam's office but not injuring anyone, an official said....
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Chappelle on 30 years in showbiz and sensitivity in comedy

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 12:18pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- As Dave Chappelle reflects on spending 30 years in comedy, he says he's grateful and humble to still be living his dreams onstage....
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Official: Minnesota mosque blast was caused by bomb

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:17am
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) -- Someone apparently threw a bomb through the window of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging the imam's office but not injuring anyone, an official said....
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US in rare bull's-eye for total solar eclipse on Aug. 21

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 9:16am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- It will be tough eclipsing this eclipse....
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Food is free for the taking at floating 'forest' in NYC

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 9:16am
NEW YORK (AP) -- An old construction barge planted with vegetables, apple trees and fragrant herbs is giving apartment-dwelling New Yorkers a chance to pick something and eat it....
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Nation's oldest coal-fired steamboat returns to Mystic River

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 9:16am
A 109-year-old coal-fired steamboat returned to cruising the Mystic River after a more than two-year restoration project....
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3 US Marines missing after aircraft crashes off Australia

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 8:15am
SYDNEY (AP) -- Search and rescue operations were underway for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia on Saturday while trying to land....
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California speaker recall effort reflects Democratic tension

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 8:15am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Democrats control every lever of power in California state government, and free from worrying about major losses to Republicans, they're training fire instead on each other....
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Death row inmate who hanged self didn't want prison change

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 8:15am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A death row inmate who killed himself in March didn't want to make a planned move to a new prison and was upset about a recent legal setback, records show....
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Should springing of US terrorism convicts alarm Americans?

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 6:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dozens of convicts serving time in U.S. prisons for terrorism-related offenses are due to be released in the next several years, raising the question whether that's something Americans should fear....
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