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Existing only from the Nile, Egypt fears disaster from a dam

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:07am
CAIRO (AP) -- The only reason Egypt has even existed from ancient times until today is because of the Nile River, which provides a thin, richly fertile stretch of green through the desert. For the first time, the country fears a potential threat to that lifeline, and it seems to have no idea what to do about it....
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Jordan seeks more security guarantees in south Syria truce

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:07am
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan hopes a cease-fire it helped negotiate in neighboring southern Syria will eventually lead to a secure border, the reopening of a vital trade crossing and a gradual return home for Syrian war refugees who sought asylum in the kingdom....
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AP source: Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 10:05pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency....
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AP photographer reflects on 13 years covering Rio shootings

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 10:05pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- It's often said the birth of a child changes your life. Covering the shooting deaths of children in recent months amid a wave of violence in Rio de Janeiro, I have realized from the pain of grieving parents that losing one probably changes you even more....
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Seahawks use huge 2nd-half surge to rout Colts 46-18

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 10:05pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- It took a trio of relative unknowns to wake up the Seattle Seahawks....
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Rio's kids are dying in the crossfire of a wave of violence

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 9:05pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- In Rio de Janeiro, a 2-year-old girl is shot in the head while playing at a restaurant. Stray bullets cut down a 13-year-old during PE class at school....
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The Latest: Colts hold surprising 15-10 lead over Seahawks

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:03pm
The Latest on Week 4 of the NFL (all times EDT):...
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The Latest: Parole official: Simpson will live in Vegas area

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 7:03pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The Latest on the release from a Nevada prison of former football legend O.J. Simpson (all times local):...
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Trial to begin in assassination of N. Korea leader's brother

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 7:03pm
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) -- Two women accused of poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler arrived for the beginning of their trial Monday in Malaysia's High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination....
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10 Things to Know for Monday

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 6:03pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:...
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New York Yankees will expand protective netting next season

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 6:03pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Following a frightening scene in the stands, the New York Yankees are making a move to keep their fans safe....
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Trump arrives at Liberty National for Presidents Cup finale

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 5:03pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- President Donald Trump didn't just present the Presidents Cup trophy to the winning American team on Sunday. He dedicated it to the people who have endured hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico....
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San Juan mayor in hurricane spotlight after Trump tweets

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 2:02pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- In Puerto Rico's hurricane-ravaged capital, Carmen Yulin Cruz is everywhere you go these days: handing out bags of ice, wading through chest-deep floodwaters, hugging people in need of comfort....
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The Latest: Fatal attack disrupts Marseille train travel

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 11:56am
MARSEILLE, France (AP) -- The Latest on attack at Marseille's main train station (all times local):...
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Media titan Samuel 'Si' Newhouse is dead at 89

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 11:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- S.I. Newhouse Jr., the low-profile billionaire media mogul who ran the parent company of some of the nation's most prestigious magazines, died Sunday. He was 89....
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Coast Guard report: Captain errors led up to El Faro sinking

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 10:56am
A Coast Guard report released Sunday says the primary cause of the 2015 sinking of the cargo ship El Faro, which killed all 33 aboard, was the captain underestimating the strength of a hurricane and overestimating the ship's strength....
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Colorado: No edible pot shaped as people, animals or fruit

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 10:56am
DENVER (AP) -- A ban on gummy bears and other edible marijuana products shaped like animals, people and fruit takes effect this month in Colorado - a change aimed at decreasing the likelihood small children will mistake them for a favorite treat....
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More trafficking victims turn to hotline with pleas for help

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:56am
The tipster's account was grim. A woman had suffered broken ribs and a punctured lung at the hands of a man who for nine years had been forcing her into prostitution....
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Media titan Samuel 'Si' Newhouse is dead at 89

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 7:56am
NEW YORK (AP) -- S.I. Newhouse Jr., the low-profile billionaire media mogul who ran the parent company of some of the nation's most prestigious magazines, died Sunday. He was 89....
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2 women killed by man with knife at French train station

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 7:56am
MARSEILLE, France (AP) -- A man with a knife attacked people at the main train station in the southeastern French city of Marseille on Sunday, killing two women before soldiers fatally shot the assailant, officials said....
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