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Trump traveling to Texas for briefings on Harvey recovery

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 8:45am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Confronting Harvey's fury, President Donald Trump made an all-out push Tuesday to show the federal government's responsiveness to the massive storm that has lashed the Texas coast and caused catastrophic flooding....
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Analysis: Is North Korea winning deterrence war with US?

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 8:45am
TOKYO (AP) -- Conventional wisdom says that if North Korea were ever to use its nuclear weapons, it would be an act of suicide. But brace yourself for what deterrence experts call the "theory of victory."...
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Can broadcast's new fall programs really be called 'new'?

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 7:45am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Once upon a time, the fall rollout from the Big Three broadcast networks was as eagerly awaited as those shiny new models from the Big Three automakers, unveiled with great fanfare in dealer showrooms....
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Child marriage increasing in civil war-torn South Sudan

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 6:43am
RUMBEK, South Sudan (AP) -- "If I'd have refused, my father and brothers would have killed me," Eliza says. Shifting uncomfortably in her plastic chair, the 17-year-old recoils when remembering her wedding day....
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Analysis: Is North Korea winning deterrence war with US?

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 5:41am
TOKYO (AP) -- Conventional wisdom says that if North Korea were ever to use its nuclear weapons, it would be an act of suicide. But brace yourself for what deterrence experts call the "theory of victory."...
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Joel Osteen: Houston megachurch to shelter people if needed

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 5:41am
HOUSTON (AP) -- Televangelist Joel Osteen says his Houston megachurch has "never" closed its doors to people seeking shelter as Harvey swamps the city....
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Merkel: Europe still 'hasn't done homework' on refugees

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 4:40am
BERLIN (AP) -- Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that she did the right thing by allowing large numbers of migrants into Germany two years ago, but said Europe hasn't done enough to resolve the refugee problem properly since then....
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Backed by Italy, Libya enlists militias to stop migrants

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 3:38am
CAIRO (AP) -- Under a deal backed by Italy, Libya's struggling government in Tripoli has paid militias implicated in trafficking to now prevent migrants from crossing the Mediterranean to Europe, one reason for a dramatic drop in the traffic, militia and security officials told The Associated Press....
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Delivery without drivers: Domino's, Ford team up for test

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 3:38am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- No ring of the doorbell, just a text. No tip for the driver? No problem in this test, where Domino's and Ford are teaming up to see if customers will warm to the idea of pizza delivered by driverless cars....
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Fall Preview: Clooney on 'Suburbicon,' fatherhood and Trump

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 3:38am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Most things have changed in George Clooney's life since he and wife Amal welcomed twins in July. But as he prepares to unveil his latest directorial effort, "Suburbicon," some rituals remain eerily familiar....
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Hajj pilgrimage entangled in web of Saudi politics

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 2:31am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- More than 1.7 million Muslims from around the world have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the start of the annual hajj pilgrimage this week. Once in Mecca - the site of Islam's holiest place of worship- they will be reminded that the ruling Al Saud family is the only custodian of this place....
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Most Harvey flood victims uninsured, face big bills alone

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 2:31am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Homeowners suffering flood damage from Harvey are more likely to be on the hook for losses than victims of prior storms - a potentially crushing blow to personal finances and neighborhoods along the Gulf Coast....
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Medicare to foot the bill for treadmill therapy for leg pain

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 2:31am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Three times a week, Rita Driscoll steps onto a treadmill at a Minnesota hospital under the eye of a rehab therapist. She walks until it hurts - pushing her limits, walking faster and adding steeper inclines....
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Former loyalists lose faith in Myanmar's democracy icon

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 1:30am
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- As Aung San Suu Kyi launched a national struggle against decades of harsh military rule, one medical student worked tirelessly at her side, facing down gun-wielding soldiers trying to crush the surging pro-democracy movement. For her activism and loyalty, Ma Thida suffered six years of mostly solitary imprisonment and nearly died of illnesses....
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Trump's Cabinet struggles with whether to defend their boss

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 1:30am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some seek their distance, delicately taking issue with President Donald Trump's most controversial remarks. Others decide it's safer to stand by him. Most would rather say nothing at all....
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Medicare to foot the bill for treadmill therapy for leg pain

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 1:30am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Three times a week, Rita Driscoll steps onto a treadmill at a Minnesota hospital under the eye of a rehab therapist. She walks until it hurts - pushing her limits, walking faster and adding steeper inclines....
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Only on AP: Rose talks fame, fatherhood, Cavs and redemption

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:28am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Derrick Rose has some secrets....
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US sanctions to pile misery on moribund Venezuelan economy

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:28pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- A small army of red-shirted workers mop the linoleum floors as their supervisors, sitting under a giant portrait of Hugo Chavez, look on. By the meltdown standards of Venezuela's economy, the shelves around the workers at the state-run Bicentenario supermarket in eastern Caracas are brimming with staples like rice and pasta....
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Emotional Sharapova

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Maria Sharapova's first Grand Slam match after a 15-month doping suspension ended with a victory at the U.S. Open, she dropped to her knees and covered her face, tears welling in her eyes....
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