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Trump tests loyal base with immigration flirtation with Dems

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 2:34pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Few issues have animated President Donald Trump's ardent supporters more than his pledge to build a wall along the nation's Southern border. Now, Trump's decision to put that promise aside - at least temporarily - while he pursues a deal with Democrats to protect young immigrants brought to the country illegally may test the limits of that loyalty....
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Caribbean families separate to rebuild lives after storm

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 1:33pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The shrieks of children playing volleyball and the occasional barking of dogs echoed inside Puerto Rico's largest convention center, transformed into a shelter for hurricane victims from other Caribbean islands as hundreds of families devastated by the Category 5 storm transition toward new lives. For many, that included tearful good-byes as they leave behind children with friends or family on the U.S. mainland, where they can go to school while the...
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Gaga pulls out of Rock in Rio, posts photo of IV in her arm

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 1:33pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lady Gaga has been hospitalized and forced to pull out of the upcoming Rock in Rio music festival in Brazil, citing "severe physical pain" and posting a photo of what resembles an IV in her arm....
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AP PHOTOS: A young Rohingya mother's horrified discovery

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:31pm
SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (AP) -- The wooden boat packed with Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar was a few meters (yards) away from shore in Bangladesh on Thursday when it capsized....
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ESPN says it accepts Hill's apology for Trump tweets

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:31pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- ESPN says it has accepted the apology of its "SportsCenter" host Jemele Hill for tweeting this week that President Donald Trump was a "white supremacist" and "bigot."...
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Videos show suspect in school shooting playing with guns

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:30am
ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) -- The student accused of shooting a classmate to death at a Washington state high school and wounding three others had posted videos online showing him playing with guns, including one where he pretends to hunt for a drug dealer....
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Tall tail: Record-setting cats share home near Detroit

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:30am
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Here's a very tall tail: Two record-setting cats are living together near Detroit....
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As Mueller probe intensifies, so do Trump attacks on Comey

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:29am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican attacks that accompanied the firing of FBI Director James Comey have sharply intensified in the last two weeks, with broadsides delivered on Twitter, public statements and even from the White House podium....
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Soldiers injured in explosion at Fort Bragg

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 9:28am
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- An explosion during a training exercise injured a number of U.S. special operations forces at Fort Bragg on Thursday....
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For Red Cross, hurricanes bring both donations and criticism

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 9:28am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Confronted with back-to-back major hurricanes, the American Red Cross has received a huge outpouring of financial support - and a simultaneous barrage of criticism based on its struggles to respond to several past disasters....
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Mattis' message: US is not intimidated by North Korea

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 8:26am
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AP) -- He inspected a mock-up nuclear warhead, but there was no Kim Jong Un lookalike posing for photographs. He chatted with nuclear missile launch officers in their underground command post, but there was no talk of unleashing nuclear hell on North Korea....
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Jitters in Europe as Russia-Belarus war games set to begin

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 8:26am
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Military officials in Belarus have sought to calm Western fears about major war games with Russia getting underway Thursday that involve thousands of troops, tanks and aircraft....
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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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