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Harvey dilemma: Stay as water rises or risk flooded roads?

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:09pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As floodwaters from Harvey keep rising, some Houston-area residents must decide between two dangerous choices: staying in homes with water coming in or venturing out on potentially deadly flooded roads....
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AP Sources: Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to lead Uber

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:09pm
DETROIT (AP) -- Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been named Uber's top executive, taking the difficult job of mending the dysfunctional ride-hailing giant and turning it from money-losing behemoth to a profitable company....
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An odd trend in wheat country: not much wheat

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:09pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- An odd thing has happened in wheat country - a lot of farmers aren't planting wheat....
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Jailed South Korean leader draws small but growing protests

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:09pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A small but growing army of often elderly men and women regularly swing South Korean banners and scream outrage at the jailing of a woman they consider their spiritual mother: disgraced former President Park Geun-hye....
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Stadium Formerly Known as Turner Field begins a new chapter

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 11:09pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- Call it the chameleon of stadiums....
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Sale of Interior secretary's motor home raises $25K question

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 10:07pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's dormant congressional campaign committee recently sold a 2004 motor home at a steep discount to an old friend in the Montana Legislature....
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APNewsBreak: Abuse in nursing homes unreported despite law

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 10:07pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police, says a government audit that faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law requiring immediate notification....
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Sharks rattle nerves on Cape Cod, but attacks on humans rare

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 10:07pm
BOSTON (AP) -- You can't blame beachgoers on Cape Cod for being jittery after a spate of recent shark sightings, some just a bit too close for comfort but all part of a natural ecosystem that scientists say humans must accept....
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Divers find remains of all missing from USS McCain collision

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 9:06pm
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Divers have recovered the remains of all 10 sailors who went missing after the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker collided near Singapore last week, the U.S. Navy said Monday....
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AP Sources: Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to lead Uber

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 8:06pm
DETROIT (AP) -- Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been named Uber's top executive, taking the difficult job of mending the dysfunctional ride-hailing giant and turning it from money-losing behemoth to a profitable company....
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Politics are center stage at MTV Video Music Awards

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 8:06pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- From the very first prize presented Sunday, and even before the show began, politics took a starring role in MTV's Video Music Awards....
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Chester Bennington, Chris Cornell remembered at MTV VMAs

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 7:06pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell, rock stars who killed themselves earlier this year, were remembered at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards....
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Politics are center stage at MTV Video Music Awards

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 7:06pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- From the very first prize presented Sunday, and even before the show began, politics took a starring role in MTV's Video Music Awards....
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Houston evokes painful memories of Katrina

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 6:06pm
As people waded in chest-high floodwaters, Houston turned its main convention center into a shelter Sunday, evoking memories of Hurricane Katrina, when breached levees in New Orleans stranded tens of thousands of people in squalid conditions at that city's football stadium and convention center....
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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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