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Frustration sets in after coal mine health study suspended

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:07am
GLEN DANIEL, W.Va. (AP) -- Chuck Nelson spent his life in this corner of Appalachia, working for years in the coal mines - a good job in the economically depressed area. But he says the industry that helped him earn a living cost him his health, and his wife's, too....
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Trump opposition inspires Dem focus on statehouse wins

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 3:05am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- President Donald Trump said he would "drain the swamp" in Washington. Progressives are hoping to make good on that vow, leveraging anti-Trump feeling to limit corporate influence in statehouses across the country....
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Major differences in House, Senate tax proposals

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 3:05am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences are creating headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP satisfied. And then there's the ambitious timetable they've set of finishing in time to get legislation to President Donald Trump by Christmas....
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Smashing Pumpkins' Corgan reboots Nat'l Wrestling Alliance

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 3:05am
Billy Corgan has a plan to resurrect an old favorite, a project tinged with nostalgia, yet firmly with an eye on sparking a new generation of fans....
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'How do I spend the rest of my life without my daughter?'

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 3:05am
URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- For more than four months, Ronggao Zhang has walked to his missing daughter's apartment almost every day. At first, he stood outside, hoping she would show up one afternoon. But even after he was told she'd been kidnapped and was presumed dead, he's continued his routine....
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Moore's Senate race brings back memories of late GOP fumbles

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 12:03am
ALABASTER, Ala. (AP) -- Tentative as it may be, Alabama Democrats' chances of ending their 26-year exile in the Senate took a step forward this week....
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US, S. Korea start drills in show of force against N. Korea

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 12:03am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The United States and South Korea on Saturday started joint naval exercises that will involve three U.S. aircraft carriers in what military officials describe as a clear warning to North Korea....
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A political shock throws Lebanon's economy back into crisis

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:03pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- Just when things were starting to look up for Lebanon's economy, a new political crisis threatens to send it crashing down again....
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The Latest: Accuser's lawyer criticizes Moore's supporters

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:01pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Roy Moore, the GOP nominee for the Senate in Alabama (all times local):...
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Sri Lanka govt faces pressure over torture, rape allegations

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:01pm
GENEVA (AP) -- Sri Lanka's government faced increasing pressure Friday to answer for alleged human rights violations following an Associated Press investigation that found more than 50 men who said they were raped, branded or tortured as recently as this year....
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Pacific trade deal closer but leaders won't endorse it yet

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 8:50pm
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) -- Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries said they reached an agreement Saturday to proceed with the free-trade Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that was in doubt after President Donald Trump abandoned it. However, an immediate formal endorsement by the countries' leaders meeting in Vietnam appeared unlikely....
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'How do I spend the rest of my life without my daughter?'

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 7:50pm
URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- For more than four months, Ronggao Zhang has walked to his missing daughter's apartment almost every day. At first, he stood outside, hoping she would show up one afternoon. But even after he was told she'd been kidnapped and was presumed dead, he's continued his routine....
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Trump pushes 'America first' during tough trade talk in Asia

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 6:48pm
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) -- President Donald Trump stood before a summit of Asian leaders keen on regional trade pacts and delivered a roaring "America first" message Friday, denouncing China for unfair trade practices just a day after he had heaped praise on President Xi Jinping in Beijing....
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11 Trade ministers reach deal on Pacific trade without US

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 5:48pm
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) -- In a major breakthrough, trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries said they reached a deal Saturday to proceed with the free-trade Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that was in doubt after President Donald Trump abandoned it....
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Anger rises as toxic air chokes India's capital

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 5:48pm
NEW DELHI (AP) -- As thick smog crept over India's capital this week and smudged landmarks from view, Nikunj Pandey could feel his eyes and throat burning....
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The Latest: Compromise found on Pacific trade without US

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 4:48pm
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) -- The Latest on the summit of 21 Pacific Rim economies in Vietnam (all times local):...
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Tax split between House, Senate poses a big challenge

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 3:48pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences are creating headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP satisfied. And then there's the ambitious timetable they've set of finishing in time to get legislation to President Donald Trump by Christmas....
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UK panel rules Uber drivers have rights on wages, time off

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 3:48pm
LONDON (AP) -- Uber lost the latest round in the battle over its operating model Friday, when a British panel ruled that the company's drivers are workers, not independent contractors, in a decision with broad implications for the so-called gig economy....
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NFL's all-injury team can rival All-Pro squad

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 3:48pm
The NFL's all-injury team may be better than the All-Pro team this season....
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Tearful meeting for pair forever linked by face transplant

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 2:47pm
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) -- Standing in a stately Mayo Clinic library, Lilly Ross reached out and touched the face of a stranger, prodding the rosy cheeks and eyeing the hairless gap in a chin she once had known so well....
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