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Lives of anxiety: Immigrants seek sanctuary in US churches

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 9:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amanda Morales sees her children off to school each day from the entrance of a gothic church, but she won't even venture onto the sidewalk for fear of what may happen if she leaves the building where she has been a virtual prisoner for more than two months....
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AP ANALYSIS: Saudi crown prince's arrests are a risky gamble

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 9:56am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's young Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has taken his riskiest gamble yet with the stunning arrests of top princes, military officers, government officials and influential businessmen in the kingdom....
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Catalan crisis Belgium's 'nightmare,' Spain ties at risk

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 8:56am
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Catalan crisis is being called a "nightmare" and a "time bomb" for Belgium's government....
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Relative: Pregnant woman, 3 children, in-laws slain in Texas

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 8:56am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) -- A mother's pride had lit up Crystal Holcombe's Facebook page. Daughters Emily and Megan had finished third and first in their respective categories in a 4-H bakeoff and displayed their handiwork in posted photos....
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Broadcom offers $103 billion for Qualcomm in chip megadeal

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 8:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadcom made an unsolicited, $103 billion offer for rival chipmaker Qualcomm, the tech industry's largest attempted takeover that is destined to come under intense regulatory scrutiny....
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Broadcom offers $103 billion for Qualcomm in chip megadeal

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 7:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadcom made an unsolicited, $103 billion offer for rival chipmaker Qualcomm, the tech industry's largest attempted takeover that is destined to come under intense regulatory scrutiny....
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Relative: Pregnant woman, 3 children, in-laws slain in Texas

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 5:55am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) -- A mother's pride had lit up Crystal Holcombe's Facebook page. Daughters Emily and Megan had finished third and first in their respective categories in a 4-H bakeoff and displayed their handiwork in posted photos....
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Church gunman was court-martialed, discharged from Air Force

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 5:55am
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) -- The man officials have identified to The Associated Press as the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church was discharged from the Air Force for allegedly assaulting his spouse and child, according to an Air Force spokeswoman....
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Sorrow, heartache, hope: Eyes of homeless offer hint of life

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 5:55am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's easy to walk past the homeless, to disregard the guy lying on the street or ignore the woman standing at an intersection holding a handwritten sign with a plea for help....
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Fiji calls for urgency in talks to implement climate accord

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 4:55am
BONN, Germany (AP) -- Fiji's prime minister called for a sense of urgency Monday, telling negotiators that "we must not fail our people" as he opened two weeks of talks on implementing the Paris accord to fight climate change, which is already affecting his Pacific island nation....
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Relative: Pregnant woman, 3 children, in-laws slain in Texas

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 2:55am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) -- A mother's pride had lit up Crystal Holcombe's Facebook page. Daughters Emily and Megan had finished third and first in their respective categories in a 4-H bakeoff and displayed their handiwork in posted photos....
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Pregnant woman and her in-laws among those killed

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 1:55am
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) -- A mother's pride lit up Crystal Holcombe's Facebook page on Friday. Daughters Emily and Megan had finished third and first in their respective categories in a 4-H bakeoff and displayed their handiwork in posted photos....
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Amid booming economy, homelessness soars along US West Coast

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 1:55am
SEATTLE (AP) -- In a park in the middle of a leafy, bohemian neighborhood where homes list for close to $1 million, a tractor's massive claw scooped up the refuse of the homeless - mattresses, tents, wooden frames, a wicker chair, an outdoor propane heater. Workers in masks and steel-shanked boots plucked used needles and mounds of waste from the underbrush....
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Carr throws for 300 yards to help Oakland beat Miami 27-24

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 1:55am
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders headed home early Monday after a long trip, ready for a rest with their season back on track....
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Police hone tactics to quell violence at hate-fueled rallies

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:48am
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Snipers perched on rooftops. Police helicopters and drones hovered overhead. Officers in riot gear lined the streets. White nationalists and counterprotesters screamed at each other from fenced-off pens, but the tactics employed by law enforcement at the "White Lives Matter" rally last month in Tennessee may have prevented the kind of mayhem that had erupted at earlier rallies in other states....
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Carr throws for 300 yards to help Oakland beat Miami 27-24

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 12:48am
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Derek Carr threw for 300 yards and the Oakland Raiders overcame two fluky plays that cost them possession to beat the Miami Dolphins 27-24 on Sunday night....
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Trump could face thorny issues on South Korea visit

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 11:45pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- President Donald Trump visits South Korea on Tuesday on the second leg of his first official Asian tour. While Trump will be looking to use his trip to strengthen Washington's alliance with Seoul and reaffirm their joint push to maximize pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, he will also be faced with several thorny issues weighing on the relationship. Here's a look at some of them....
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Survivors of 405 freeway plane crash share their story

Lariat Top Headlines - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 11:14pm
Frank & Janan Pisano, survivors of a plane crash on the 405 freeway next to John Wayne Airport last June, sat with Pastor John R. Steward at Mount of Olives Church in Mission Viejo to tell their story during services last weekend. On Friday June 30, the Pisano’s took off from John Wayne Airport in […]
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AP PHOTOS: Poverty, hardship laid bare amid homeless crisis

AP Top Headlines - Sun, 11/05/2017 - 10:43pm
Homelessness is not a new issue to America's West Coast. But it's getting worse - much worse....
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