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No ID? For the homeless on heroin, treatment can be elusive

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 6:55am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Nearly two decades of using heroin and a year of living on the streets of Philadelphia had led Steven Kemp to a simple conclusion: It was time to get sober. But when he staggered into a detox facility on a recent Friday night, his head brimming with the thought that suicide would end the pain, he was told he couldn't be admitted because he didn't have a photo ID....
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Cannabis company plans to turn desert town into pot paradise

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 5:55am
NIPTON, Calif. (AP) -- Now that one of the nation's largest cannabis companies has bought the entire California desert town of Nipton, a question remains: Will the new owners rename the place Potsylvania?...
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Flynn files new financial form reporting ties to data firm

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 4:55am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is revealing a brief advisory role with a firm related to a controversial data analysis company that aided the Trump campaign, The Associated Press has learned....
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A year later, Olympic displaced are left to rebuild lives

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 2:52am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- More than 70,000 people were displaced to make way for last year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Today some are satisfied in their new houses. Others had to start over and are struggling, bitter at the pressure from city officials and real estate speculators to relocate....
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Fire put out at 86-story residential skyscraper in Dubai

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 1:50am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Firefighters have put out a blaze that broke out early Friday in one of the world's tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below, the city authorities said....
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Sea dispute, N. Korea, Muslim militants top ASEAN meetings

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 1:50am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Alarm over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests, a tentative step to temper South China Sea disputes and unease over a disastrous siege by pro-Islamic State group militants will grab the spotlight in an annual gathering of Southeast Asia's top diplomats with their Asian and Western counterparts....
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Employer-based health coverage likely to stay awhile

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Get your insurance through your employer? The ongoing political turmoil around "Obamacare" all but guarantees you'll still be able to do that....
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Trump hedges as military presents new Afghanistan strategy

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Frustrated by his options, President Donald Trump is withholding approval of a long-delayed Afghanistan war strategy and even mulling a radical shakeup in his national security team as he searches for a "game changer" after 16 years of indecisive conflict....
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Israel's 'crown prince' Netanyahu under fire for crude post

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:47pm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Since becoming an adult, the eldest son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has repeatedly drawn media criticism for what has been portrayed as a life of privilege at taxpayers' expense....
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Wisconsin Sikh tragedy forms mission to combat hatred

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:47pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- In the five years since a white supremacist fatally shot six worshippers at a Milwaukee-area Sikh temple, those affected by the tragedy have remained united by a mission to combat hatred....
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Sea dispute, N. Korea, Muslim militants top ASEAN meetings

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:44pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Alarm over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests, a germinal step to temper South China Sea disputes and unease over a disastrous siege by pro-Islamic State group militants will grab the spotlight in an annual gathering of Southeast Asia's top diplomats with their Asian and Western counterparts....
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A journalist's murder underscores growing threat in Mexico

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 9:44pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The staff of the weekly newspaper Riodoce normally meets on Wednesdays to review their plans for coverage of the most recent mayhem wrought in Sinaloa state by organized crime, corrupt officials and ceaseless drug wars. But on this day, in the shadow of their own tragedy, they've come together to talk about security....
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Cities baffled as Jeff Sessions targets them on immigration

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 8:44pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions took new steps Thursday to punish cities he believes are not cooperating with federal immigration agents in a move that was met with bewilderment by local officials who said they did not know why they were being singled out....
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Hacker who helped stop global cyberattack arrested in US

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 6:40pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Marcus Hutchins, a young British researcher credited with derailing a global cyberattack in May, was arrested for allegedly creating and distributing malicious software designed to collect bank-account passwords, U.S. authorities said Thursday....
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Hacker who helped stop global cyberattack arrested in US

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 5:40pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Marcus Hutchins, a young British researcher credited with derailing a global cyberattack in May, was arrested for allegedly creating and distributing malicious software designed to collect bank-account passwords, U.S. authorities said Thursday....
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West Virginia governor, a Democrat, to switch to Republican

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 5:40pm
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced Thursday he's switching parties to join Republicans as President Donald Trump visited the increasingly conservative state....
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Flames engulf 86-story residential skyscraper in Dubai

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 5:40pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A fire broke out after midnight Friday in one of the world's tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below....
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Cities baffled as Jeff Sessions targets them on immigration

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 5:40pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions took new steps Thursday to punish cities he believes are not cooperating with federal immigration agents in a move that was met with bewilderment by local officials who said they did not know why they were being singled out....
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APNewsBreak: Flynn details tie to data firm, transition pay

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 3:40pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's former national security adviser is detailing previously undisclosed paid speaking engagements, business positions and income from the presidential transition that he left off his public financial disclosure....
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The Latest: Lawyer says president not under investigation

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 2:38pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on investigations into Russian meddling in the 2017 campaign (all times EDT):...
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