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Taylor Swift's eye-popping new video debuts at MTV VMAs

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 6:06pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Taylor Swift debuted the eye-popping music video for her new song at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, which featured the singer dressed like a zombie in one scene and surrounded by slithering snakes in another....
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Sam Speights' desperate effort to stay alive during Harvey

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 5:04pm
ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) -- Sam Speights takes medication for extreme anxiety and panic attacks....
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Trump prepares to lift limits on military gear for police

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 5:04pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is preparing to restore the flow of surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies under a program that had been sharply curtailed by the Obama administration amid an outcry over police use of armored vehicles and other war-fighting gear to confront protesters....
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The Latest: Harvey headed to Gulf, then back inland

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 3:04pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) -- The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local):...
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Trump meets and tweets as Texas gov praises Harvey response

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 3:04pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump sought to showcase the federal government's response to Hurricane Harvey in a tweetstorm of his own Sunday, marveling over its size like a TV host and announcing a visit to Texas with the natural disaster only just beginning to take its catastrophic toll....
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Texas gov praises Harvey response; Trump meets and tweets

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 2:03pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott loaded heavy praise Sunday on President Donald Trump and the federal government for its response to Hurricane Harvey, describing an "A-plus" effort with the storm only just beginning to take its catastrophic toll....
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Former Colombia rebels try hand at politics with new party

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 12:03pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- After more than five decades of battle in Colombia's jungles, the nation's largest rebel movement initiated the launch of its political party Sunday at a concrete convention center in the capital, vowing to upend the country's traditional conservatism with the creation of an alternative leftist coalition....
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Hurricane Harvey the latest threat to flood-prone Houston

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:02am
HOUSTON (AP) -- Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast some 175 miles (280 kilometers) from Houston, but the nation's fourth-largest city has never needed a direct strike from a catastrophic storm to flood....
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8 mountain climbers die in 3 different accidents in Alps

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 10:00am
BERLIN (AP) -- Eight mountain climbers have died in three different accidents this weekend in the Austrian and Italian Alps....
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Police arrest 2nd man in Buckingham Palace terror incident

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 8:59am
LONDON (AP) -- London police arrested a second man Sunday in connection with a suspect who drove up to a police van not far from Buckingham Palace then reached for a 4-foot (1.2-meter) sword, an incident detectives called a terrorism attempt....
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UK's Labour backs staying in EU's single market after Brexit

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 7:57am
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's main opposition party announced Sunday that it backs the U.K. staying in the European Union's single market and customs union during a "transition period" after Brexit, arguing that would give much-needed certainty to businesses and consumers....
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8 mountain climbers die in 3 different accidents in Alps

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 6:56am
BERLIN (AP) -- Eight mountain climbers have died in three different accidents this weekend in the Austrian and Italian Alps....
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First lady appears to borrow from Michelle Obama's playbook

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 5:56am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bare arms and a belted waist, a White House vegetable garden and parents in the residence: Melania Trump is borrowing pages from Michelle Obama's playbook....
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5 climbers die in Austrian Alps; rescue seeks 6th person

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 4:55am
BERLIN (AP) -- The Austrian Red Cross says five mountain climbers have died in the Austrian Alps....
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Iraq's Sunnis wrestle with militants' religious legacy

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 3:53am
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Even as the Islamic State group's rule is being torn down in Iraq, the seeds are there for it - or a successor extremist group - to rise again one day....
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South Africa case is opening doors to grim apartheid deaths

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 3:53am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Room 1026 of Johannesburg's Central Police Station looks like any mid-century office in need of a fresh coat of paint: Dusty vertical blinds hang in the window, opening onto an unremarkable view of a chip shop, a lunchtime favorite for police officers....
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A first: Drug lowers heart risks by curbing inflammation

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 2:53am
For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol, the focus for many years....
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Birthplace of free speech movement braces for possible fight

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 12:50am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The California city that birthed the American free speech movement is preparing for potential clashes even though the person behind a right-wing rally scheduled for Sunday has pleaded with supporters to stay away, saying that she fears violence....
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The Latest: Mayweather and McGregor arrive

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 7:48pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The Latest on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight (all times local):...
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