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Trump and first lady prepare to commemorate Sept. 11

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:57am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is preparing to preside over his first 9/11 commemoration in office, a solemn and nonpartisan occasion in which he will be joined by first lady Melania Trump....
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US calls for Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:57am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States called for a vote Monday on new U.N. sanctions against North Korea, though exactly what measures would be in the resolution remained a mystery....
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Gone to Pot: Former Raider sells weed in Las Vegas

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 11:56pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The display case just inside the front door is filled with the kind of stuff you would find at any sports memorabilia store. Frank Hawkins used to run interference for Marcus Allen back in the day, and there are plenty of signed footballs and pictures of No. 27 in silver and black....
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Bannon confirms he opposed firing of FBI Director Comey

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 10:56pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon says the firing of FBI Director James Comey may have been the biggest mistake in "modern political history."...
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Police: At least 8 dead after shooting in North Texas

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 9:56pm
PLANO, Texas (AP) -- At least eight people are dead, including the suspect, after a shooting at a home in Plano, Texas, authorities in North Texas said Sunday night....
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US commemorates 9/11; thousands expected at ground zero

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 9:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- While the U.S. contends with the destruction caused by two ferocious hurricanes in three weeks, Americans also are marking the anniversary of one of the nation's most scarring days....
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US calls for Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 9:56pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States called for a vote Monday on new U.N. sanctions against North Korea, though exactly what measures would be in the resolution remained a mystery....
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Miss North Dakota Cara Mund is new Miss America

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 8:56pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Miss North Dakota, a 23-year-old who said President Donald Trump was wrong to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, was named Miss America 2018 Sunday night in Atlantic City....
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AP Interview: Priyanka Chopra urges more Syria refugee help

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 8:56pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The world must do more to help Syrian refugee children get an education, actress Priyanka Chopra said after chatting and joking with young refugees at an after-school center in Jordan's capital....
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The Latest: Florida's major airports assessing damage

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:55pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):...
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Irma set records; luckily, late weakening dampened its power

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:55pm
Before crashing into Florida, Hurricane Irma set all sorts of records for brute strength as it flattened Caribbean islands and swamped the Florida Keys. Irma's assault - so soon after Harvey's deluge of Houston - marked the first time the U.S. was hit by two Category 4 storms in the same year....
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Bangladesh hospital struggles to cope with Rohingya wounds

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:55pm
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) -- The 7-year-old Rohingya boy lies on a tattered mattress on the floor of a crowded government hospital in Bangladesh, bandages covering the spot where a bullet fired by Myanmar troops tore through his chest a week earlier....
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North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:55pm
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea says it will make the United States pay a heavy price if a proposal Washington is backing to impose the toughest sanctions ever on Pyongyang is approved by the U.N. Security Council this week....
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Macron to visit Caribbean as France defends hurricane prep

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 6:55pm
MARIGOT, St. Martin (AP) -- The French government on Sunday defended its hurricane preparations for the hard-hit Caribbean islands of St. Martin and St. Barts, rejecting criticism by political opponents and by islanders who felt abandoned as their homes and towns were devastated....
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Irma brings fears of surge, sewers and toxins to Tampa area

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 5:55pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- As Irma marches up Florida's Gulf Coast toward Tampa Bay, residents fear what the storm will do to an area that hasn't taken a direct hit from a major hurricane since 1921....
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Sweet 16: Nadal beats Anderson for 3rd US Open, 16th major

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 4:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rafael Nadal against Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final shaped up as quite a mismatch - and that's exactly what it was....
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Irma brings fears of surge, sewers and toxins to Tampa area

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 1:54pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- As Irma marches up Florida's Gulf Coast toward Tampa Bay, residents fear what the storm will do to an area that hasn't taken a direct hit from a major hurricane since 1921....
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Stateless Mikheil Saakashvili breaks through into Ukraine

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 12:54pm
SHEHYNI, Ukraine (AP) -- Mikheil Saakashvili and a small crowd of supporters shoved their way through a line of guards on the Ukrainian border Sunday, making good on the politician's vow to return to the land that had stripped him of citizenship....
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Irma recovery could require 11M meals, 24,000 tarps and more

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 11:53am
With the arrival of what is potentially one of the most devastating storms to ever hit Florida, officials have set aside 3.2 million liters (0.85 million gallons) of water, filled 67 trailers with meals, and amassed 24,000 tarps. They also have asked the federal government to kick in 11 million meals and millions more liters (gallons) of water, plus nearly 700 cases of baby supplies....
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Sooner Surge: Oklahoma up to No. 2 behind Alabama in AP poll

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 11:53am
Oklahoma moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll behind Alabama after the Sooners scored the most impressive victory of week two....
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