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Farmer suicides rise in India as climate warms, study shows

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 1:31pm
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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Los Angeles reaches deal with Olympic leaders for 2028 Games

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:27pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles has reached an agreement with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games....
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AP Analysis: Most automakers slow to fix dangerous air bags

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:27pm
DETROIT (AP) -- A government effort to speed up recalls of more than 21 million of the most dangerous Takata air bag inflators is falling short, according to an analysis of completion rates by The Associated Press....
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'13 Reasons' might have triggered suicide searches online

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:27pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- A popular TV series that showed a teen ending her life may have triggered a surge in online searches for suicide, including how to do it....
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Brouhaha! NJ gov Christie confronts Cubs fan at Brewers game

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:27am
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Another ballpark brouhaha for Chris Christie....
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Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:27am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died. He was 73....
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AP Exclusive: Parole for young lifers inconsistent across US

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:26am
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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Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:26am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died. He was 73....
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US hospitals set record for fast heart attack care

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:26am
There's never been a better time to be treated for a heart attack. U.S. hospitals have set a record for how quickly they open blocked arteries, averaging under one hour for the first time since these results have been tracked....
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APNewsBreak: Study says films exclude women, Hispanics

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:26am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In 2016 "Moonlight" won best picture and "Hidden Figures" was the 14th highest grossing film of the year, but popular Hollywood films remained as white and male-dominated as ever....
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US-Russia ties at new low with expulsions of diplomats

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 9:26am
MOSCOW (AP) -- With a sweeping cut in the number of U.S. diplomatic personnel in Russia, President Vladimir Putin has raised the stakes further in an escalating rift with the United States....
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Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 9:26am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died. He was 73....
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VP Pence in Estonia: Attack on 1 NATO ally is attack on all

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 8:25am
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday strongly pledged America's commitment to protecting NATO allies against attacks, including the Baltic states, which have anxiously watched a growing Russian military presence in the region....
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Kenya election official tortured, killed days before vote

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 7:22am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- An official crucial to running Kenya's presidential election next week has been found tortured and killed, the electoral commission chairman said Monday, as concerns grew that the East African nation's vote again would face dangerous unrest....
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AP NewsBreak: Study says films exclude women, Hispanics

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 7:22am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In 2016 "Moonlight" won best picture and "Hidden Figures" was the 14th highest grossing film of the year, but popular Hollywood films remained as white and male-dominated as ever....
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A talk with Trump on North Korea? After vacation, Seoul says

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 4:20am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's latest leader took office at an uneasy moment in his country's history, inheriting the wreckage left by an ousted and excoriated predecessor. Among his lesser-noticed promises was a vow to improve quality of life in a society of long hours and hard work - to help break the chains to people's desks, to let them take a breath and relax a bit....
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Award-winning French actress Jeanne Moreau dies at 89

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 4:20am
PARIS (AP) -- French actress Jeanne Moreau, a smoky-voiced femme fatale who starred in Francois Truffaut's love triangle film "Jules and Jim" and whose award-winning, seven-decade career included work with some of the world's most acclaimed directors, has died. She was 89....
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Transgender soldier fears life setback after Trump's tweet

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 3:19am
BERATZHAUSEN, Germany (AP) -- The U.S. Army soldier took a deep breath before hitting the button that sent the email to more than 200 fellow troops....
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Under ICBM's red glare, Pyongyang pretties up its 'pyramid'

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 3:19am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- While North Korea's second launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile dominated headlines late last week, Pyongyang quietly unveiled renovations around the capital's biggest landmark: a futuristic, pyramid-shaped 105-story hotel, the world's tallest unoccupied building....
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Transgender soldier fears life setback after Trump's tweet

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 1:18am
BERATZHAUSEN, Germany (AP) -- The U.S. Army soldier took a deep breath before hitting the button that sent the email to more than 200 fellow troops....
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