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Fleeing Rohingya face hunger, little hope in Bangladesh camp

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 9:06am
KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (AP) -- In a corner of a room in a sprawling expanse of squalid shanties and tents, Zahida Begum holds in her arms the tiny boy she gave birth to just hours ago. Her eyes are blank....
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Residents cough, rub eyes in Harvey pollution spike

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 7:05am
GALENA PARK, Texas (AP) -- Cindy Sanchez began to feel ill while barbecuing just before Harvey's torrents started pelting this city just east of Houston, along a corridor with the nation's highest concentration of petrochemical plants....
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Residents cough, rub eyes in Harvey pollution spike

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 6:04am
GALENA PARK, Texas (AP) -- Cindy Sanchez began to feel ill while barbecuing just before Harvey's torrents started pelting this city just east of Houston, along a corridor with the nation's highest concentration of petrochemical plants....
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Delaware city struggles as a gun plague afflicts its youth

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 1:59am
WILMINGTON, Delaware (AP) -- When the shots rang out - "pop, pop, pop," and then a thunder roll of gunfire - Maria Williams hit the floor....
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Donald Trump Jr. fled father's name before embracing it

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 1:59am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump Jr. has been in the public eye since becoming the first-born child of a magnate, but the flashes of him were fleeting - a boy caught in his parents' messy divorce, a 20-something accessory on a reality show, a hunter in gory photos with exotic prey....
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AP PHOTOS: What Rohingya carry as they flee Myanmar violence

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 1:59am
TEKNAF, Bangladesh (AP) -- Cellphones to reach out to separated relatives. Bags of spices that remind them of home. Solar panels to bring a little light to their ragged tents....
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For Irma vs. Mar-a-Lago, the smart $$ is on Trump's house

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 1:59am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Hurricane Irma is likely to test President Donald Trump's longtime boast that his Mar-a-Lago mansion can withstand any storm....
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House heads toward passage of Harvey aid bill, debt hike

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Conservative grumbling aside, the House is heading toward backing a $15.3 billion disaster aid package that President Donald Trump and Democrats have linked to a temporary increase in America's borrowing authority and keeping the government funded through December....
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Delaware city struggles as a gun plague afflicts its youth

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:59am
WILMINGTON, Delaware (AP) -- When the shots rang out - "pop, pop, pop," and then a thunder roll of gunfire - Maria Williams hit the floor....
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Donald Trump Jr. fled father's name before embracing it

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:59am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump Jr. has been in the public eye since becoming the first-born child of a magnate, but the flashes of him were fleeting - a boy caught in his parents' messy divorce, a 20-something accessory on a reality show, a hunter in gory photos with exotic prey....
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For Trump and Ryan, a tortured relationship grows more so

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It started out cold as ice, and then turned warm and friendly. Now the tortured relationship between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan has gone cool again, with the Republican president making clear he has no qualms about bucking the GOP leader to cut deals with his Democratic foes....
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The Latest: At least 3 killed in Mexico quake, in Chiapas

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:59pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The Latest on the Mexico earthquake (all times local):...
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Magnitude-8 earthquake hits south Mexico, tsunami possible

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:58pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A massive earthquake hit off the coast of southern Mexico late Thursday night, causing buildings to sway violently and people to flee into o the streets in panic as far away as the capital city....
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Super letdown: Patriots routed in 2nd half, Chiefs win 42-27

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 9:58pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- There were big plays all over the field. The Chiefs, not the Patriots, were making them....
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Police: Officer-involved shooting at Miami airport pre-Irma

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 8:57pm
MIAMI (AP) -- Police said they were investigating an officer-involved shooting Thursday night at the Miami airport that shut down a terminal as people looked to leave Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma....
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Police: Officer-involved shooting at Miami airport pre-Irma

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 7:56pm
MIAMI (AP) -- Police say they are investigating an officer-involved shooting at the Miami airport that shut down a terminal as people looked to leave Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma....
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Officers, medics sue over chemical plant fire after Harvey

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 5:55pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Seven sheriff's deputies and medical emergency responders who say they were sickened by a chemical fire at a plant outside Houston that flooded during Harvey sued the owner Thursday for gross negligence, seeking $1 million in damages....
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Equifax breach exposes 143 million people to identity theft

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 5:55pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans. Now the unwitting victims have to worry about the threat of having their identities stolen....
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This US wildfire season is among the worst: Here's why

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 5:55pm
DENVER (AP) -- Acrid yellow smoke clogs the skies of major Western U.S. cities, a human-caused fire in the Columbia River Gorge rains ash on Portland, Oregon, and a century-old backcountry chalet burns to the ground in Montana's Glacier National Park....
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Equifax breach exposes 143 million people to identity theft

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 4:55pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans. Now the unwitting victims have to worry about the threat of having their identities stolen....
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