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Twitter suspends account of Weinstein critic Rose McGowan

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 8:49am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rose McGowan's Twitter account has been suspended, temporarily muting a central figure in the allegations against Harvey Weinstein....
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APNewsBreak: US closes trucking firm tied to smuggling case

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 8:49am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Federal safety regulators have shut down a troubled Iowa trucking company that owned the semitrailer involved in a human trafficking case in which 10 immigrants died in Texas....
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Rose McGowan's account suspended by Twitter

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 7:49am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rose McGowan's Twitter account has been suspended, temporarily muting a central figure in the allegations against Harvey Weinstein....
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Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 7:49am
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years of being held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban, U.S. and Pakistani officials said Thursday....
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AP-NORC Poll: Americans blame wild weather on global warming

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 7:49am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria blitzed the nation, most Americans think weather disasters are getting more severe and see global warming's fingerprints....
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US to pull out of UNESCO amid Palestinian tensions

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 7:49am
PARIS (AP) -- The United States is pulling out of UNESCO because of what Washington sees as its anti-Israel bias and a need for "fundamental reform" of the U.N. cultural agency....
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Paris hopes to ban gas-powered cars in city by 2030

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 7:49am
PARIS (AP) -- In the future, the noise of car engines revving around the streets of Paris might become just a memory....
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Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 5:39am
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban....
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House set to pass $36.5B for hurricane, wildfire relief

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 5:39am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House is on track to backing President Donald Trump's request for billions more in disaster aid, $16 billion to pay flood insurance claims and emergency funding to help the cash-strapped government of Puerto Rico stay afloat....
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Emergency alerts get scrutiny after deadly wildfires

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 4:37am
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) -- Communities in wildfire-prone Northern California have an array of emergency systems designed to alert residents of danger: text messages, phone calls, emails and tweets. But after days of raging blazes left at least 23 dead, authorities said those methods will be assessed....
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'Ring of Fire' volcanos remind Asia of seismic peril

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 3:34am
The horseshoe-shaped string of active volcanos bounding the Pacific Ocean has lived up to its "Ring of Fire" name in the past month, sparking mass evacuations in Indonesia and Vanuatu and now setting parts of southwestern Japan on edge. The 450 or so volcanos that make up the "Ring of Fire" are an outline of where the massive Pacific Plate is grinding against other plates that form the Earth's crust, creating a 40,000-kilometer (25,000-mile) -long zone prone to freq...
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Emergency alerts get scrutiny after deadly wildfires

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 1:34am
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) -- Communities in wildfire-prone Northern California have an array of emergency systems designed to alert residents of danger: text messages, phone calls, emails and tweets. But after days of raging blazes left at least 23 dead, authorities said those methods will be assessed....
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Some Democrats who opposed Iran nuke deal now want it upheld

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 1:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several congressional Democrats who split with President Barack Obama to oppose the nuclear agreement with Iran are now urging President Donald Trump to uphold the international accord, arguing that robust enforcement is the best way to counter Tehran's malign behavior in the Middle East....
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Trump hopes to boost lower-premium health insurance plans

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 1:34am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Frustrated by failures in Congress, President Donald Trump will try to put his own stamp on health care with an executive order Thursday that aims to make lower-premium plans more widely available....
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Search for mother trapped in fires ends in heartbreak

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:34am
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) -- Jessica Tunis screamed at her mother to run out of the burning house but Linda Tunis said she was trapped, there was fire everywhere, and the last thing she said to her daughter was that she was going die before the call dropped....
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Rare photos by early NASA astronauts being auctioned off

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 10:32pm
BOSTON (AP) -- John Glenn was the first person to snap a photograph of Earth from outer space. Neil Armstrong took the first picture from the moon's surface....
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'Why so much hate?' Femicides plague Mexico's largest state

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 9:32pm
VILLA CUAUHTEMOC, Mexico (AP) -- Just like any other day, Dr. Jessica Sevilla Pedraza went to work at the hospital that morning, came home for a quick lunch and then left again. The plan was to see more patients, hit the gym and be back in time for her usual dinner with dad before he went to his night-shift job....
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Strasburg, Nationals beat Cubs 5-0, force NLDS to Game 5

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 8:26pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg gave Washington everything he had, and it was more than enough....
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Woman who searched for days learns mother killed in wildfire

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 6:24pm
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) -- A frantic Jessica Tunis had been calling hospitals and posting on social media when her family's search ended up back at the charred ruins of her mother's Santa Rosa house on Wednesday, looking for clues in the debris as to where she might be....
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Judge won't order officials to allow abortion for immigrant

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 6:24pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal judge in San Francisco said Wednesday that the government cannot prevent a pregnant 17-year-old at a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children from getting an abortion, but declined to issue an order that would bar federal officials from interfering in the girl's access to the procedure....
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