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Trump to see Irma damage, recovery firsthand in Florida

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 7:26am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is going to hear firsthand from people affected by Hurricane Irma as he makes his third visit in less than three weeks to survey storm damage and recovery efforts....
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Norwegians find well-preserved Viking-era sword

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 7:26am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Norwegian archaeologist says a well-preserved, if rusty, iron sword dating to the Viking era has been found in southern Norway....
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The Latest: Trump says deal is nearing on young immigrants

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:24am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local):...
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Irma pushes Florida's poor closer to the edge of ruin

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:24am
IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) -- Larry and Elida Dimas didn't have much to begin with, and Hurricane Irma left them with even less....
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Latin Mass fans celebrate 10-year anniversary, without pope

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:24am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Fans of the old Latin Mass descended on Rome on Thursday for their annual pilgrimage facing indifference to their cause, if not outright resistance, from none other than Pope Francis....
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Scientists: Ash tree species pushed to brink of extinction

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:20am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Five prominent species of ash tree in the eastern U.S. have been driven to the brink of extinction from years of lethal attack by a beetle, a scientific group says....
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Attacked in bed, safe a few feet away: Cuba mystery deepens

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The blaring, grinding noise jolted the American diplomat from his bed in a Havana hotel. He moved just a few feet, and there was silence. He climbed back into bed. Inexplicably, the agonizing sound hit him again. It was as if he'd walked through some invisible wall cutting straight through his room....
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Irma pushes Florida's poor closer to the edge of ruin

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 2:13am
IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) -- Larry and Elida Dimas didn't have much to begin with, and Hurricane Irma left them with even less....
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AP NewsBreak: Medicare card remake to protect seniors

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 2:13am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Medicare cards are getting a makeover to fight identity theft....
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School shooting: A gun jams, and a student tries to help

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 1:10am
ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) -- Armed with a pistol and rifle, classmates say the shooter's face "was passive" in the hallway of a high school in a tiny Washington state town. He tried to fire a weapon, but it jammed, and another boy confronted him....
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US set to extend Iran sanctions relief under nuclear deal

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 1:10am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is poised to extend sanctions relief to Iran, avoiding imminent action that could implode the landmark 2015 nuclear deal....
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Malaysia fire blocks lone exit to Islamic dormitory; 24 dead

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:09am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A fire that blocked the only exit to an Islamic school dormitory killed 24 people, mostly teenagers, on the outskirts of Malaysia's capital early Thursday, officials said. A government official said a wall separating the victims from a second exit "shouldn't have been there."...
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Sean Spicer pressed (gently) as 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' guest

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:09am
NEW YORK (AP) -- It was a different Sean Spicer who paid a visit to ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Wednesday night....
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Bruce

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:09am
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Just a little more than a month ago, Jay Bruce was in New York sinking with the Mets as a season that began with promise and a richness of pitching was undermined by injuries....
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Iraqi Kurds to vote on independence despite region's fears

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:08pm
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's Kurds vote this month on whether or not they support independence for their enclave in the country's north, a step toward their long-held dream of statehood. The outcome, almost certain to be "yes," will further rattle a region still engulfed in the fight against the Islamic State group....
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Officials: Student killed confronting shooter at high school

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:02pm
ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) -- A student who opened fire in a hallway at a Washington state high school killed a classmate who confronted him Wednesday and wounded three others before being stopped by a custodian, authorities said....
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Fire at Islamic school in Malaysia kills 24, mostly teens

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:02pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A fire killed 24 people, mostly teenagers, trapped behind barred windows and a blocked exit in an Islamic school dormitory on the outskirts of Malaysia's capital early Thursday, officials said....
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'Sopranos' mobster, veteran actor Frank Vincent dies at 80

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 6:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Frank Vincent, a veteran character actor who often played tough guys, including mob boss Phil Leotardo on "The Sopranos," has died. He was 80....
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White House: ESPN could justify firing Hill for Trump tweets

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 5:55pm
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that sports anchor Jemele Hill could justifiably be fired from ESPN for tweets calling President Donald Trump a "white supremacist" and "a bigot."...
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