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Ryan to feuding Trump and Corker: 'Talk it out'

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 8:07am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan is offering his advice in the escalating feud between President Donald Trump and Republican Sen. Bob Corker: "Talk it out among yourselves."...
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World War I's neglected monuments getting spruced up

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 8:07am
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- A World War I monument in Rhode Island no longer bears the names of soldiers who died fighting; the bronze plaques were stolen decades ago. A statue of a WWI soldier in New York City has a dented helmet and missing rifle. The wooden rifle stack on top of a monument in Washington state has rotted away. Trees memorializing soldiers from Worcester, Massachusetts, have died....
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Red Sox fire manager Farrell after 2nd straight ALDS defeat

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 8:07am
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox fired manager John Farrell on Wednesday after the team's second straight loss in the AL Division Series....
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AP-NORC Poll: Most say Trump making NKorea situation worse

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 7:06am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new poll suggests North Korea's nuclear weapons development is spooking most Americans - and President Donald Trump's war of words with the isolated nation's leader is making the situation worse....
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'Fixer Upper' stars Joanna and Chip Gaines talk show's end

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 7:06am
NEW YORK (AP) -- The couple behind HGTV's "Fixer Upper" is opening up about the reasons for ending the show after its fifth season, which premieres next month....
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Red Sox fire manager Farrell after 2nd straight ALDS defeat

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 7:06am
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have fired manager John Farrell after the team's second straight loss in the AL Division Series....
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Eminem looks to 'stomp' Trump with lyrical tirade

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 5:05am
DETROIT (AP) -- Eminem has unleashed a lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump, saying he "came to stomp."...
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Puerto Ricans leave for US mainland as storm woes linger

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 3:02am
MIAMI (AP) -- Lourdes Rodriguez fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria filled her home in the northern town of Vega Baja with mud, ruining mattresses and other belongings. She thought it would be a short stay with her daughter in Florida, but three weeks later there's still no power or water back home....
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A cigarette, a car backfire: Small sparks can make big fires

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 2:01am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A carelessly discarded cigarette, a downed power line, a car's backfire or a chainsaw's pull. Just about anything could have started any one of the wildfires now tearing through Northern California, authorities said....
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Paltrow and Jolie accounts may have sealed Weinstein's fate

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 2:01am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- They waited years to speak, but two of Hollywood's most powerful women might have helped seal the fate of Harvey Weinstein....
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US misses World Cup because of numerous defensive breakdowns

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 2:01am
COUVA, Trinidad (AP) -- Standing in the stadium tunnel near the U.S. locker room after the Collapse in Covina, captain Michael Bradley was asked over and over what went wrong....
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Critics say Trump birth control rule ignores science

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 1:00am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration's new birth control rule is raising questions among some doctors and researchers, who say it overlooks known benefits of contraception while selectively citing data that raise doubts about effectiveness and safety....
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Couple killed in California wildfire wed 75 years

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 11:57pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- Mike Rippey stood among pieces of metal, porcelain and other remnants of the California home where his 100-year-old father and 98-year-old mother had died in the raging wine country wildfires....
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24 receive 'genius grants' from MacArthur Foundation

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 11:57pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- A director who has taken opera from the concert hall to the streets of Los Angeles and an organizer who helped put a human face on the plight of young undocumented immigrants are among this year's MacArthur fellows and recipients of the so-called "genius" grants....
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The Latest: Video shown in court of Kim being attacked

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 9:56pm
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) -- Latest on the trial in Malaysia of two women accused of killing North Korean ruler's half brother (all times local):...
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Puerto Ricans leave for US mainland as storm woes linger

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 9:56pm
MIAMI (AP) -- Lourdes Rodriguez fled Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria filled her home in the northern town of Vega Baja with mud, ruining mattresses and other belongings. She thought it would be a short stay with her daughter in Florida, but three weeks later there's still no power or water back home....
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US misses World Cup for 1st time since 1986 with loss

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 9:56pm
COUVA, Trinidad (AP) -- Twenty-eight years after the United States ended a four-decade World Cup absence with a stunning victory at Trinidad, the Americans' chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela in even more astonishing fashion....
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Climbers mourn death of renowned mountaineer Hayden Kennedy

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 8:56pm
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Faced with the incredible sorrow of losing his girlfriend in an avalanche in Montana, renowned mountaineer Hayden Kennedy "chose to end his life" the following day, his family said Tuesday....
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US out of World Cup contention with 2-1 loss at Trinidad

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 7:56pm
COUVA, Trinidad (AP) -- Twenty-eight years after one of the United States' most important victories came in stunning fashion at Trinidad to end a four-decade World Cup absence, the Americans' chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela....
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 6:55pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:...
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