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Lawsuit alleges Fox News made up part of Seth Rich story

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 7:43am
NEW YORK (AP) -- An investigator who worked on the Seth Rich case claims Fox News fabricated quotes implicating the murdered Democratic National Committee staffer in the WikiLeaks scandal and that President Donald Trump pressured Fox to publish the story....
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Jordanian parliament repeals 'marry the rapist' clause

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 4:42am
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The lower house of Jordan's parliament on Tuesday scrapped a provision in the kingdom's penal code that allowed a rapist to escape punishment if he married his victim....
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On the go! Darvish, Gray dealt on busy trade deadline day

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 4:42am
Yu Darvish and Sonny Gray headed a parade of prized arms on the move Monday, leaving little doubt on trade deadline day: Top teams made a big pitch for the playoffs....
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North Korea's evolving ways to get what it wants and needs

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 1:38am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea has been condemned and sanctioned for its nuclear ambitions, yet has still received food, fuel and other aid from its neighbors and adversaries for decades. How does the small, isolated country keep getting what it wants and needs?...
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Defiance that made Arizona sheriff popular led to downfall

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 1:38am
PHOENIX (AP) -- The political defiance that made Joe Arpaio popular and seemingly untouchable as metro Phoenix's sheriff of 24 years ultimately led to his downfall as he was convicted of a crime for ignoring a U.S. court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants....
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Trump on tricky legal ground with 'Obamacare' threat

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 12:37am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's threat to stop billions of dollars in government payments to insurers and force the collapse of "Obamacare" could put the government in a tricky legal situation....
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Clerics offering religious edicts in Cairo metro stir debate

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:36pm
CAIRO (AP) -- Reda el-Sebaay was taking the subway while on a short business trip to Cairo from a Nile Delta city when he stumbled upon clerics offering religious advice or fatwas - answers to any question a Muslim follower might have....
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Did Alexander Hamilton hold this coin?

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Old inns along the Revolutionary War trails boast of George Washington sleeping there. But coin experts say they have found the first silver piece minted by the United States - one likely held by the most en vogue of Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton....
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AP Analysis: After finishing 2nd, huge 'thank you' due to LA

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:36pm
One of the beautiful things about the Olympics is that the runners-up get prizes, too....
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Watchdog: Tight security hinders oversight of US Afghan aid

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:35pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. watchdog tasked with overseeing the spending of billions of U.S. dollars in aid to Afghanistan said unprecedented restrictions on the movement of American government employees is sending a dangerous message to Afghan people and hinder the U.S. work in the country....
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Seas rise, trees die: Climate change before your eyes

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:35pm
PORT REPUBLIC, N.J. (AP) -- They're called "ghost forests" - dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists call one of the most visible markers of climate change....
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After life without parole: 2 held for decades savor freedom

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 9:35pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- It's just a few blocks from the house Earl Rice Jr. left behind as a teenager to the places he remembers. But after more than four decades in prison, he has ground to cover....
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Monitor: Tight security hinders oversight of US Afghan aid

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 9:35pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The watchdog tasked with overseeing the spending of U.S. aid in Afghanistan says unprecedented restrictions on the movement of American government employees send a dangerous message to Afghan people and hinder the U.S. work in the country....
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Farmer suicides rise in India as climate warms, study shows

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 8:34pm
NEW DELHI (AP) -- When Rani's husband died by drinking pesticide, he left the family in debt. But even if they could pay off the loans, Rani said their farming days are over....
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Appreciation: Sam Shepard embodied, examined American myth

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 6:33pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- No one really got to know Sam Shepard - and that was the way he seemed to like it. Despite dozens of blatantly personal plays to his name, movie stardom and the spotlight of celebrity and acclaim, Shepard remained throughout his life an inscrutable figure, an American myth in plain sight....
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Appreciation: Sam Shepard embodied, examined American myth

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 5:33pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- No one really got to know Sam Shepard - and that was the way he seemed to like it. Despite dozens of blatantly personal plays to his name, movie stardom and the spotlight of celebrity and acclaim, Shepard remained throughout his life an inscrutable figure, an American myth in plain sight....
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AP Exclusive: Parole for young lifers inconsistent across US

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 2:31pm
DETROIT (AP) -- Courtroom 801 is nearly empty when guards bring in Bobby Hines, hands cuffed in front of navy prison scrubs....
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Joe Arpaio convicted after refusing to end immigrant patrols

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 2:31pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio was convicted of a criminal charge Monday for refusing to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking a final rebuke for a politician who once drew strong popularity from such crackdowns but was ultimately booted from office as voters became frustrated over his headline-grabbing tactics and deepening legal troubles....
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The Latest: White House says Trump was joking about police

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 2:31pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):...
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Los Angeles reaches deal with Olympic leaders for 2028 Games

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 1:31pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles reached an agreement Monday with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris, officials announced Monday....
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