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Big holdup for borrowers claiming for-profit college fraud

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 1:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tens of thousands of former students who say they were swindled by for-profit colleges are being left in limbo as the Trump administration delays action on requests for loan forgiveness, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press....
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White House accuses Clinton of 'reckless attacks' in book

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 1:27pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is accusing former campaign rival Hillary Clinton of "propping up book sales with false and reckless attacks."...
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Apple unveils $999 iPhone X, loses 'home' button

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:26pm
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- "One more thing." With that phrase, Apple paid homage to its late co-founder Steve Jobs for the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone on Tuesday when it unveiled its latest - and, at $999, its most expensive - new version of the device, the iPhone X....
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Defense: Girl accused of stabbing classmate was delusional

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:26pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin girl who told investigators she helped stab a classmate was convinced the crime would protect her and her family from a horror character called Slender Man who she thought was real, her attorney told jurors Tuesday....
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NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft faces fiery finish

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:26pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- After a 20-year voyage, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is poised to dive into Saturn this week to become forever one with the exquisite planet....
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Investigators fault driver in Tesla Autopilot crash

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An inattentive driver's over reliance on his Tesla Model S sedan's semi-autonomous driving system and a truck driver who made a left-hand turn in front of the car are both to blame for a fatal crash last year, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday....
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Suicide of teen who made sex video shows dilemma for schools

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:25am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Staff at a suburban Chicago high school called 16-year-old Corey Walgren to the dean's office to ask about a video he made of himself having sex with a classmate. A few hours later, the teen walked to the top of a five-story parking deck and jumped....
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NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft faces fiery finish

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:25am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- After a 20-year voyage, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is poised to dive into Saturn this week to become forever one with the exquisite planet....
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UK engineers launch 'sewer war' against giant fat blob

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:25am
LONDON (AP) -- British engineers say they have launched a "sewer war" against a giant fat blob clogging London's sewers....
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Odd ball: Indians chase win streak record that includes tie

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:25am
CLEVELAND (AP) -- As they climb toward baseball history with every win, the streaking Cleveland Indians are chasing a hallowed, 101-year-old record that includes an asterisk....
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Apple kicks off event; $1,000 iPhone is expected

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:25am
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple has kicked off its event expected to unveil a dramatically redesigned iPhone that's likely to cost $1,000....
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Investigators release findings on Tesla Autopilot crash

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An inattentive driver using his Tesla Model S's semi-autonomous driving system and a truck driver who made a left-hand turn in front of the car are both to blame for a fatal crash last year, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday....
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Pelosi declines to back Bernie Sanders' health care bill

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is declining to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders' universal health care bill....
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Senate GOP struggles with deficit in work on budget, taxes

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans are struggling with how many billions of dollars President Donald Trump's tax code overhaul will add to the deficit as they work on a GOP budget plan that's a prerequisite to any far-reaching change in the nation's tax system....
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Defense: Girl accused of stabbing classmate was delusional

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:25am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin girl who told investigators she helped stab a classmate was convinced the crime would protect her and her family from a fictional horror character called Slender Man, her attorney told jurors Tuesday....
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Age matters when it comes to screening for cervical cancer

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 8:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Getting checked for cervical cancer isn't one-size-fits-all: Millions of women may soon have to decide between a routine Pap or a newer test that detects if they have a cancer-causing virus....
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American household income finally topped 1999 peak last year

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 8:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The median U.S. household's income finally topped pre-recession levels in 2016 after two strong years of increases....
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Suspect pleads guilty in 1975 killing of Maryland sisters

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 7:25am
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) -- A 60-year-old man who pleaded guilty in the killing of two young sisters from Maryland was sentenced Tuesday to two 48-year prison terms, more than four decades after the girls vanished during a trip to a local shopping mall....
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Suspect pleads guilty in 1975 killing of Maryland sisters

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 6:24am
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) -- A man charged in the killing of two young sisters from Maryland pleaded guilty Tuesday, more than four decades after the girls vanished during a trip to a local shopping mall....
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'Worst ever seen': European leaders view Irma-hit islands

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 5:24am
POINTE-A-PITRE, Guadeloupe (AP) -- France's president, Britain's foreign secretary and the Dutch king were visiting Caribbean territories on Tuesday that have been hammered by Hurricane Irma, trying to quell accusations by residents that European governments were slow to prepare, slow to react and sometimes even racist in their responses to the devastation....
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