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Science Says: Are hot dogs healthier without added nitrites?

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 9:28am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Backyard cooks looking to grill this summer have another option: hot dogs without "added nitrites."...
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Trump, SKorea's leader returning to talks on trade, NKorea

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 8:28am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Friday will discuss North Korea and trade with South Korea's new leader, whose pro-engagement stance toward the North could clash with the U.S. administration's intent to crank up sanctions....
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Chicago police, feds team up on new effort to curb violence

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 7:27am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago police, federal agents and prosecutors are launching a new initiative Friday to stem the flow of illegal firearms in the city as part of efforts to curb rampant gun violence that President Donald Trump says is at "epidemic proportions."...
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Nike to start selling sneakers through online giant Amazon

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 7:27am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Nike said it will sell some of its sneakers through e-commerce giant Amazon, part of a plan to make its swoosh-branded products available in more places online....
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Jay-Z gets personal and deep on new album '4:44'

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 7:27am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jay-Z gets personal and deep on his new album, opening up about his relationship with Beyonce, the elevator fight with Solange and his children....
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UK parents say life support to end for terminally ill son

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 6:27am
LONDON (AP) -- The parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard say he will be taken off of life support at a London children's hospital....
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Nike to start selling sneakers through online giant Amazon

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 6:27am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Nike says it's working on a test program to sell some of its sneakers through e-commerce giant Amazon....
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China strongly protests US arms sales to Taiwan

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 4:26am
BEIJING (AP) -- China on Friday strongly protested a U.S. plan to sell $1.4 billion worth of arms to Taiwan and demanded that the deal be canceled....
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China strongly protests US arms sales to Taiwan

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 2:25am
BEIJING (AP) -- Beijing has strongly protested a U.S. plan to sell $1.4 billion worth of arms to Taiwan and demanded that the deal be canceled....
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Germany legalizes same-sex marriage after Merkel u-turn

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 2:25am
BERLIN (AP) -- German lawmakers voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage after a short but emotional debate, bringing the country in line with many of its Western peers. Though Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against the measure, she paved the way for its passage by freeing other members of her party to vote their "conscience."...
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Rookie sluggers Judge, Bellinger grab All-Star attention

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 2:25am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Time to make those close calls on picking players for the All-Star Game....
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OPCW probe: Sarin used in deadly April 5 attack in Syria

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 1:24am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- An investigation by the international chemical weapons watchdog confirmed Friday that sarin nerve gas was used in a deadly April 4 attack on a Syrian town, the latest confirmation of chemical weapons use in Syria's civil war....
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The Latest: Merkel voted against same-sex marriage

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 1:24am
BERLIN (AP) -- The Latest on German vote on same-sex marriage (all times local):...
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Militant siege, drug killings mark Duterte's stormy 1st year

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 1:24am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- It's been a remarkably turbulent first year for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose war on drugs has left thousands of suspects dead and prompted critics to call his rule a "human rights calamity." One accused him of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court....
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German parliament passes online hate-speech law

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 1:24am
BERLIN (AP) -- The German parliament has passed a law aimed at cracking down on hate speech on social networks, which critics say could have drastic consequences for free speech online....
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A look at Philippine leader's stormy first year in power

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 12:24am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- It's been a remarkably turbulent first year for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose war on drugs has left thousands of suspects dead and prompted critics to call his rule a "human rights calamity." One accused him of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court....
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Pastors in Texas find new ways to serve fearful immigrants

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 11:24pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- On one of his recent visits to the home of an immigrant family, Julio Barquero asked everyone sitting in the living room to stand and join hands. They formed a circle, closed their eyes, and prayed....
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Decades after devastating fire, Iowa warily allows fireworks

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 11:24pm
ADEL, Iowa (AP) -- On a scorching day 86 years ago, a dropped sparkler ignited an inferno that roared through much of the small city of Spencer, Iowa, and led to a statewide fireworks ban that endured for generations....
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Trump's crude tweets: Would anyone else be fired?

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 10:24pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- If President Donald Trump were anyone else, he'd be fired, or at least reprimanded, for his latest tweets attacking a female TV host, social media and workplace experts say....
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Puerto Rico struggles to save historic buildings amid crisis

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 10:24pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Stained glass windows from the 16th century are broken. Porch railings from the 1700s are missing. Brick walls crumble inside the hall where Spain ceded Puerto Rico to the U.S....
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