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St. Louis ex-officer acquitted in killing of black man

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:51am
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A judge acquitted a white former St. Louis police officer Friday in the death of a black man who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase in 2011....
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At more US colleges, video gamers get the varsity treatment

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 7:51am
BOSTON (AP) -- In some ways, they're like typical college athletes. They're on varsity teams. They train for hours between classes. Some get hefty scholarships. But instead of playing sports, they're playing video games....
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Harvard removes title for Chelsea Manning amid CIA spat

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 6:51am
Harvard University reversed its decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow early Friday, a day after CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned appearance over the title for the soldier who was convicted of leaking classified information....
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Vatican diplomat recalled amid child porn investigation

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 5:50am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- A high-ranking Vatican priest working in the Holy See's embassy in Washington has been recalled after U.S. prosecutors asked for him to be charged and face trial in a child pornography investigation, Vatican and U.S. officials said Friday....
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NASA waits for word that Saturn spacecraft met fiery end

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:48am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA waited for confirmation Friday that the Cassini spacecraft had burned up in the sky over Saturn....
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Castro's denial: Personal assurance clouds probe of attacks

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 3:48am
HAVANA (AP) -- Raul Castro seemed as rattled as the Americans....
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Reported explosion and stampede at London subway station

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 2:47am
LONDON (AP) -- A reported explosion at a train station sent commuters stampeding in panic, injuring several people on Friday at the height of London's morning rush hour, and police said they were investigating it as a terrorist attack....
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The Latest: Reports of burns among passengers on Tube train

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 1:46am
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on an incident at a subway station in London (all times local):...
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Sirens sound as North Korea again sends a missile over Japan

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:39am
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's warning sirens blared when the North Korean missile was launched and again when it passed overhead. TV stations warned people to get inside buildings and go to the basement. Trains and subways on a northern island briefly stopped for safety checks....
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Schools seek to help immigrants amid mixed signals on DACA

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:39am
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are increasing anxiety and confusion on college campuses, where the stakes are high....
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King's forces arrest prominent Saudis in warning to critics

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:38pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- When news broke of a possible breakthrough in an impasse that has pitted Qatar against its Arab neighbors for the past three months, one of Saudi Arabia's most well-known clerics expressed his support for reconciliation in a tweet to his more than 14 million followers....
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Statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee removed from Dallas park

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:37pm
DALLAS (AP) -- Crews arranged by Dallas officials removed a statue of Robert E. Lee from a pedestal Thursday and carted it away from a park named for the Confederate general....
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Catch 22: Indians rally, win AL-record 22nd straight game

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 9:36pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- On a winning streak that just won't stop, the Cleveland Indians have posted shutouts, blowouts and routine wins....
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Catch 22: Indians rally, win AL-record 22nd straight game

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 8:36pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians added a walk-off win to a streak that has had everything....
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CIA director cancels Harvard speech over 'traitor' Manning

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 7:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped his appearance Thursday at Harvard University over the school's decision to make Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified information, a visiting fellow....
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Trump revives debate on hate groups, then condemns them

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a resolution condemning white supremacists and hate groups, hours after reviving his assertion that there were "bad dudes" among the people who assembled to oppose a white nationalist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, last month....
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The Latest: Protesters angry with Berkeley plaza closure

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:36pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on University of California, Berkeley boosting security ahead of a speech by a conservative commentator (all times local):...
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Equifax's troubles deepen amid new disclosure about breach

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:36pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Credit agency Equifax traced the theft of sensitive information about 143 million Americans to a software flaw that could have been fixed well before the burglary occurred, further undermining its credibility as the guardian of personal data that can easily be used for identity theft....
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Pompeo cancels Harvard speech over Manning

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped his appearance Thursday at Harvard University over the school's decision to make Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified information, a visiting fellow....
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Cassini spacecraft: 'Magnifying glass' at Saturn until end

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:36pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- For more than a decade, NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn took "a magnifying glass" to the enchanting planet, its moons and rings....
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