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Former Equifax CEO says response should have been better

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 2:29am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The former chairman and CEO of Equifax says the challenge of responding to the concerns of tens of millions of consumers in the wake of a massive data breach proved overwhelming, and regrettably, his company made mistakes....
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Vegas shooter had interest in guns, video poker, real estate

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 1:29am
MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) -- Stephen Paddock had a penchant for guns, high-limit video poker and real estate deals. His father was a notorious fugitive bank robber. He had a recent live-in girlfriend and two ex-wives and seemed to live a comfortable life in a Nevada retirement community....
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Acts of heroism saved countless lives at Las Vegas shooting

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 1:29am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Rob Ledbetter's battlefield instincts kicked in quickly as bullets rained overhead....
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US senator seeks cyber info from voting machine makers

AP Top Headlines - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 12:27am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. senator wants to know how well the country's top six voting machine manufactures protect themselves against cyberattacks, a move that comes just weeks after federal authorities notified 21 states that they had been targeted by Russian government hackers during the 2016 presidential election...
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Family, friends mourn, honor loved ones who were killed

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:27pm
They were school teachers and youth football coaches, real estate agents and local business owners....
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In hurricanes' aftermath, technology eases return to school

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:27pm
Smartphone exchanges, social media, messaging apps and websites rendered students and their teachers at once disconnected and connected in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma....
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North Korea tension sidelines South's Unification Ministry

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:27pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Every day, South Korea's Unification Ministry sends officials to the border village of Panmunjom to call North Korea at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more than 18 months, the North hasn't picked up....
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Late-night TV hosts decry Las Vegas killings, gun laws

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:27pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Late-night comics decried the Las Vegas mass shooting as a confounding and repetitive American tragedy, with Jimmy Kimmel and Trevor Noah lashing out at politicians who oppose gun control....
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Rock superstar Tom Petty dies at 66

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:27pm
Tom Petty, an old-fashioned rock superstar and everyman who drew upon the Byrds, the Beatles and other bands he worshipped as a boy and produced new classics such as "Free Fallin,' "Refugee" and "American Girl," has died. He was 66....
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Tom Petty a rock classicist from the beginning

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Given the leather jacket and sneer Tom Petty wore on the cover of his 1976 debut, many people assumed he was one of those cheeky punks bent on tearing down the walls of rock 'n' roll....
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Butker's field goals send Chiefs to 29-20 win over Redskins

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:27pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- After Harrison Butker missed the first field-goal attempt of his NFL career, Chiefs coach Andy Reid walked over to the rookie and prepared to instill a little bit of confidence....
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Rock superstar Tom Petty dies; sold 80 million records

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 9:26pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66....
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Butker's field goals send Chiefs to 29-20 win over Redskins

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 9:26pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker drilled a 43-yard field goal with 8 seconds left in his first career game, atoning for an earlier miss and helping Kansas City to a 29-20 victory over the Washington Redskins on Monday night....
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Family, friends mourn, honor loved ones who were killed

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 8:26pm
They were school teachers and youth football coaches, real estate agents and local business owners....
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Witness and survivor accounts from the Las Vegas shooting

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 7:26pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- It was a night of music that turned to chaos and horror. There were 22,000 country music fans at the outdoor Las Vegas concert when the shooting started. Police said 59 people died and 527 were injured when a shooter rained gunfire down on them from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay casino hotel. Here are the accounts of survivors and their loved ones, interviewed by The Associated Press....
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Brother: Las Vegas gunman was wealthy real-estate investor

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 7:26pm
MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) -- Stephen Paddock lived in a tidy Nevada retirement community where the amenities include golf, tennis and bocce. He was a wealthy real-estate investor, recently shipped his 90-year-old mother a walker and liked to play high-stakes video poker in Las Vegas....
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In face of Las Vegas shooting, congressional inaction

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 6:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas renewed Democrats' calls Monday for gun safety legislation, but their pleas fell on deaf ears in the Republican-controlled Congress. At the same time GOP legislation aimed at loosening gun rules stood in limbo, facing an uncertain future....
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He 'saved my life and lost his': Las Vegas shooting victims

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 6:26pm
A registered nurse from Tennessee who died shielding his wife, a doctor, from gunfire. The only son of a Canadian couple who is now left childless. A California middle school special education teacher engaged to be married....
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As calendar flips to October, the MLB postseason from A to Z

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 5:26pm
All those home runs by Aaron Judge, all those wins by the Los Angeles Dodgers, nicely done. Except none of that matters now - a sinker that bounces to the backstop, a liner that hooks barely foul, the whole script flips....
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Bodyguard gives harrowing account of Benghazi attack

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 5:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A diplomatic security agent testified Monday that after militants stormed the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, he turned to U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, who was hiding in a safe room, and said, "When I die, you need to pick up my gun and keep fighting."...
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