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Nissan decries incremental change, seeks dramatic jumps

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 10:11pm
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) -- Aiming to get an edge on its rivals in an intensely competitive industry, Japanese automaker Nissan says it's attempting to foster a corporate culture that will produce manufacturing innovations in leaps and bounds instead of steady incremental improvement....
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Sao Paulo mayor tests presidential waters amid voter anger

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 10:11pm
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Just eight months into his job as Sao Paulo mayor, Joao Doria appears to be positioning himself as a presidential hopeful who can save Brazil from a seemingly bottomless pit of graft scandals, even while insisting he isn't running....
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'Proof' of Rohingya-set fires in Myanmar fails inspection

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 9:10pm
BANGKOK (AP) -- Pointing to the ashes of a destroyed village that was once home to dozens of Rohingya Muslim families, the abbot of a nearby Buddhist monastery insisted he knew who had set it ablaze. It was the Rohingya themselves, he said, and there was photographic evidence to prove it....
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Hey 19: Blazing Indians extend win streak to 19 straight

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 9:10pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- One more day. One more game. One more win....
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Hey 19: Blazing Indians extend win streak to 19 straight

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 8:10pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Unrelenting and unbeatable at the moment, the Cleveland Indians refuse to lose....
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Republicans jumping ship amid dissatisfaction in Trump era

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 7:09pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Veteran Republicans are bailing on Congress in growing numbers, as GOP control of Washington fails to produce the unity or legislative successes party leaders wish for. With President Donald Trump willing, if not eager, to buck fellow Republicans and even directly attack them, a number of lawmakers no longer wish to be involved....
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Prosecutor: Man who killed Holly Bobo lived in 'dark world'

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 6:08pm
SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) -- A man who lived in the "dark, dark world" of methamphetamine and morphine abducted a Tennessee nursing student from her rural home in 2011, then drugged, raped and shot her before discarding her body and bragging about it, a prosecutor said Monday....
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The Latest: UN Security Council adopts new NKorea sanctions

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 4:05pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The latest on the U.N. Security Council's attempt to rein in North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs (all times local):...
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Wanted: Volunteer shooters to thin Grand Canyon bison herd

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 4:05pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The National Park Service plans to thin a herd of bison in the Grand Canyon through roundups and by seeking volunteers who are physically fit and proficient with a gun to kill the animals that increasingly are damaging park resources....
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How to fix identity-theft issues posed by the Equifax hack

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 3:05pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Equifax breach didn't just expose sensitive personal information of 143 million Americans - it underscored the huge vulnerabilities that make widespread identity theft possible....
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Volunteer shooters to help thin Grand Canyon bison herds

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 3:05pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The National Park Service plans to thin a herd of bison in the Grand Canyon through roundups and by seeking volunteers who are physically fit and proficient with a gun to kill the animals that increasingly are damaging park resources....
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Aircraft carrier is rushed to the hurricane-battered Keys

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 2:04pm
MIAMI (AP) -- Authorities sent an aircraft carrier and other Navy ships to Florida to help with search-and-rescue operations Monday as a flyover of the hurricane-battered Keys yielded what the governor said were scenes of devastation....
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Irma's roar gives way to grinding chorus of saws, generators

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 2:04pm
SWEETWATER, Fla. (AP) -- A grinding chorus of chain saws and generators kicked in quickly after Hurricane Irma's roar left Sweetwater, a small, mostly Spanish-speaking town west of Miami where streets were swamped, fences and trees fell, cars got stuck in floodwater and shed roofs bent like tin foil....
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Harvey and Irma to slow US growth but rebound should follow

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 2:04pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With businesses disrupted, fuel and chemical refineries out of commission and consumers struggling to restore their lives, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will likely pack a tough double-whammy for the U.S. economy....
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California challenges Trump's end to young immigrant program

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 2:04pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California sued the Trump administration Monday over its decision to end a program that shields young immigrants from deportation, saying it would be especially hard hit because it has more of the immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally by parents or by parents who overstayed visas than any other U.S. state....
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Security clearance backlog leads to risky interim passes

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 1:04pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A government backlog of 700,000 security clearance reviews has led agencies like the Defense Department to inadvertently issue interim passes to criminals - even rapists and killers - fueling calls for better and faster vetting of people with access to the nation's secrets....
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Catholic leaders decry Dems' questioning of judicial pick

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:03pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Roman Catholic leaders are objecting to Democratic senators' line of questioning for one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees, arguing the focus on her faith is misplaced and runs counter to the Constitution's prohibition on religious tests for political office....
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Catholic leaders decry Dems' questioning of judicial pick

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 11:02am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Roman Catholic leaders are objecting to Democratic senators' line of questioning for one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees, arguing the focus on her faith is misplaced and runs counter to the Constitution's prohibition on religious tests for political office....
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Solemn, personal ceremonies as US commemorates 9/11

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 10:01am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Holding photos and reading names of loved ones lost 16 years ago, 9/11 victims' relatives marked the anniversary of the attacks at ground zero on Monday with a solemn and personal ceremony....
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Militants attack convoy in Egypt's Sinai, kill 18 police

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 8:01am
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- Islamic State militants ambushed a police convoy in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Monday, killing 18 police and wounding seven others in one of the deadliest attacks this year in the restive region bordering Israel and the Gaza Strip....
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