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The Latest: Federer needs 5 sets to edge US teen at Open

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 9:04pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year (all times local):...
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Deputies visit relative of 6 presumed dead in Harvey floods

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 8:04pm
DALLAS (AP) -- When two Harris County Sheriff's deputies found him clinging to a tree branch, water up to his neck, Samuel Saldivar was distraught and in tears, describing how he watched a van carrying his elderly parents and his brother's grandchildren sink into Greens Bayou, a relative said....
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Waiting the worst with Harvey, the storm that won't go away

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 5:55pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Michael Bedner saw disasters come and go during his 33 years with the Houston Police Department. Harvey, however, just won't go away....
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Experts say decision on Houston evacuations was complicated

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 5:55pm
Houston's mayor kept facing questions Tuesday about his decision not to order an evacuation of the notoriously flood-prone city ahead of Harvey's arrival, even as overflowing reservoirs led several suburbs to move people out....
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The Latest: Kim calls for more missile launches in Pacific

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 4:54pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on North Korea firing a missile over Japan (all times local):...
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Experts say decision on Houston evacuations was complicated

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 4:54pm
Houston's mayor kept facing questions Tuesday about his decision not to order an evacuation of the notoriously flood-prone city ahead of Harvey's arrival, even as overflowing reservoirs led several suburbs to move people out....
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Chicago changes course, wants police reforms with court role

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 3:51pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- The city of Chicago changed course Tuesday and said it now wants to carry out far-reaching reforms of its police under strict federal court supervision, abandoning a draft deal on reforms with the Trump administration that envisioned no court role....
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Houston drainage grid 'so obsolete it's just unbelievable'

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 2:51pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston's system of bayous and reservoirs was built to drain a tabletop-flat city prone to heavy rains. But its Depression-era design is no match for the stresses brought by explosive development and ever-wetter storms....
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Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Times

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 2:51pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal judge on Tuesday tossed out a defamation lawsuit by Sarah Palin against The New York Times, saying the former Alaska governor failed to show the newspaper knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them....
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US Open fashion: Crystals, shapes and knee-high socks

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 2:51pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Crystals, shapes and knee-high socks....
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Houston drainage grid 'so obsolete it's just unbelievable'

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 1:50pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston has 2,500 miles of bayous and channels, more than 300 storm-water retention basins and a pair of reservoirs. It's all designed to drain the port city during intense downpours....
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Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Times

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 1:50pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal judge on Tuesday tossed out a defamation lawsuit by Sarah Palin against The New York Times, saying the former Alaska governor failed to show the newspaper knew it was publishing false statements in an editorial before quickly correcting them....
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Sean Spicer finally got to meet the pope

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 1:50pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sean Spicer finally got to meet the pope....
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Afghan officials said to talk nearly every day with Taliban

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 11:49am
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Despite seemingly stalled peace talks between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban, officials say the intelligence chief speaks by telephone with militant leaders nearly every day about the country's constitution and political future....
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Kardashian women give $500,000 to help Harvey victims

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 11:49am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kim Kardashian West and her famous siblings are donating $500,000 to help Harvey victims....
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Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch opens doors as shelter

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 9:46am
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston megachurch led by televangelist Joel Osteen says it's opened its doors to people seeking shelter as Harvey swamps the city....
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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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